On the prowl for the city’s best budget-friendly fare? Food critic Tom Sietsema makes a point of dining at restaurants at every price point. Here is a collection of some of his favorite cheap eats, in no particular order, along with excerpts from his reviews. For restaurant details — including directions, hours and more — visit Going Out Guide.
Vin 909 Winecafe Another reason to put this engaging restaurant on any Annapolis itinerary is a bowl of pesto-veined house-made pasta tossed with gulf shrimp and guanciale (pig’s jowl), its winy, buttery sauce an excuse to dip back into the bread basket. (909 Bay Ridge Ave., Annapolis. 410-990-1846.) Stacy Zarin Goldberg for The Washington Post/ Buy Photo