A Week In Chicago, IL, On A $80,000 Salary

4 p.m. — I wake up and realize I’m mostly out of food, so I walk the mile and a half to Whole Foods (with a mask on) and buy my usual staples (greens, tofu, peppers, sweet potatoes, coffee, almond milk, lentil pasta, berries, goat cheese, salmon, some snacks, wine, and two fun-looking cauliflower pizza crusts), some spices, and some toiletry items like soap and tissues. The spices and toiletries push my total a little higher than usual. $74.20

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