Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Signs of the Economic Apocalypse

Old Country Buffet (also known as Hometown Buffet, depending on where you live) has apparently concluded that, at about $8, their all-you-can-eat lunch is too expensive for some customers.

The chain is now offering a soup-and-salad lunch option at just $4.99. Not sure exactly how they'll enforce the culinary caste system they're setting up.

Welcome to the new economic reality.