Price increases are on the menu at restaurants

John Argentieri thought the $10.50 check for his pulled pork sandwich combo at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Oviedo seemed a little high.

It wasn’t his imagination. After keeping prices the same for seven years, Dickey’s has begun charging more for some of its offerings.

Argentieri, a single software engineer who eats out a lot, said he might change his habits if the bills rise too much.

“I would probably start looking at trying to grocery shop more,” said Argenteri, 31, who visited Dickey’s last week. “Bad economy, all that stuff. It all adds up.”

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