The New Year has arrived and with it the resolution to spend less money. But as someone who loves going out for a fine meal on the regular, it can be a resolution that's a little hard to swallow. Or at least that's what you might think at first. Los Angeles is a pricey place to live, duh, but there are plenty of places where you can get your grub on (and do it well) without spending mucho bucks. Here are some of my own favorite budget-friendly food finds in LA that will help keep you on a deliciously frugal path in 2012.