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McDonald's and Chipotle say customers are trading down, visiting less often as inflation hits budgets
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Neil's avatar
So what are they eating? This is as cheap as it gets
Jensen Butler's avatar
@couch_investor home cooked meals ftw
Neil's avatar
@jensen that also costs more today haha
Jensen Butler's avatar
@couch_investor right but just meaning in general grocery eating is cheaper than eating out…by a significant margin. I found a half-joking half-serious report a while back that analyzed cents per calorie and standardized it somehow across QSR restaurants against a generic grocery shopping list. Will see if I can find
Joey Hirendernath's avatar
@couch_investor people probably switching to cheaper alternate easy meals at grocery stores - $COST, ALDI, Market Basket, $WMT
Alex Biestek's avatar
Probably just throwing down $COST hotdogs on the regular
Jensen Butler's avatar
@acb123 this is my retirement plan