A lot of college kids spend the majority of their money on food. Unfortunately, if you’re living the life of a broke college student, it’s hard to find food that won’t break the bank. Nowadays, it seems that you can’t enter any food establishment without spending at least $10 (unless of course you opt for the always faithful pizza and bagels).
All around the Bay Area, you will find menus that list Original Joes, New Joes, Baby Joes, and just plain Joes, all of which are a variation of the skillet meal that includes ground beef, spinach, and eggs. We like it at Original Joe's in San Jose (since 1956), where it is called the Joe's Special and the menu alerts customers, We are not associated with any other 'Joe's' restaurants. ( I made this for years when my girls were little. It is a quick and filling dinner, They loved it.