Eating out is getting much more expensive

The prices of consumer goods, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Western Region, rose in January by half of one percent (0.5%). The main drivers of the increase were shelter and food. *Notably, prices for food at home decreased by .3 percent over the past year, while food consumed away from home increased by significant 3.4%.* Access the full report here . #bootstrapped #news