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Denver's five best lunches under $5

The stock market's fluctuating wildly, economists are giving glum prognostications that run the gamut from double-dip recession to depression and, best of all, the politicians we put in charge of taking care of the greater good are just making things worse.

So no time like the present for a cheap lunch, right? If you can scrounge up an Abraham Lincoln, you can afford to eat at these five restaurants, all of which serve lunch for less than $5:

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Laura Shunk was Westword's restaurant critic from 2010 to 2012; she's also been food editor at the Village Voice and a dining columnist in Beijing. Her toughest assignment had her drinking ten martinis and eating ten Caesar salads over the course of 48 hours. She still drinks martinis, but remains lukewarm on Caesar salads.
Contact: Laura Shunk