Best Cheap Meal


One step into local chain Zen brings a sense of calm. Credit the elegant midcentury/Japanese modern decor. Then there's the delightful waft of delicious meats searing on the grill mixed with piquant aromas of various sauces and seasonings. But what really brings the heart home (aside from their full line of heart-healthy menu options) is the price of so many of the selections: Sushi rolls under $3, salads under $2, and teriyaki under $5. Who knew that inner peace was such a bargain?

Zen Japanese Food Fast
1303 S. Congress, 512/444-8081
2900 W. Anderson #250, 512/451-4811
5207 Brodie Lane, #115, Sunset Valley, 512/899-2222

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