Actually vegetarian is probably more expensive, if you bought lots of meat, the up front cost would be higher, but you'd die sooner. Don't need to buy /any/ food when you're dead.
@pbharris: right now i'm in school so that's Detroit. Devon is not far from where I live, but if I'm ever gonna be in Arlington Heights I'll let you know.
Last time I was at the grocery store I was picking up an eggplant as well as some other stuff. Some guy saw me carrying it and asked what it was. He thought it was weird.