Signs that the economy is struggling: Snow Pea raises its lunch special prices a whopping 10 cents — chicken fried rice (plus soup, an egg roll and rice) now costs $4.95 instead of $4.85. And these are not new menus; the new prices are taped onto the old menus.

(Sorry for the photo quality, but for those of you who have eaten in the windowless restaurant, you know that cell phone cameras don’t work well in that lighting.)

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