The Unemployed Eater's 2013's Top 13 LA Foodstuffs Under $13

The Unemployed Eater’s 2013′s Top 13 LA Foodstuffs Under $13

Without a doubt I believe when Joe Esposito belted out the Karate Kid soundtrack, “You’re the best! Around! Nothing’s ever going to keep you down!” he had 2013′s Top 13 LA Foodstuffs Under $13 in mind. How is that possible for a 29-year old song? I’m not sure. But don’t let that detract you from Unemployed Eater’s fourth annual enumerating of the Southland’s finest frugal food finds. This year the list culls far and wide from our fair city and county. Encino! Atwater Village! Sierra Madre! Miracle Mile! It also spans the gamut when it comes to cuisine. Breakfast! Lunch! Dinner! Snacks! Cookies! Appys!

[[2012's Top 12 LA Foodstuffs Under $12]]
[[2011's Top 11 LA Foodstuffs Under $11]]
[[2010's Top 10 LA Foodstuffs Under $10]]

Reminder of the rules: 1) 2013 must have been the first year I consumed the foodstuff; 2) The restaurant must be in LA County; 3) The item must cost $13 or less before tax.

So, why don’t we just get to it already? 2013′s Top 13…

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