With only noodles to cook and sauces to heat up, I believe Spoon House in Gardena has found the most deliciously affordable business model for restaurant food. Case in point: the light spaghetti with basil clams in cream sauce. yum. All for around 8 to 10 bucks a person.
Spoon House 1601 W Redondo beach Blvd Gardena, CA 90247 310-538-0376