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We've always been fans of whole foods. Not the unprocessed stuff - though that's all good - but things you can eat whole: shallow-fried prawns in their shells, the ubiquitous soft shell crab. In her search for the city's best eats, Helen Yee found a new killer 'whole food' at Indonesian joint ATL Maranatha: fried soft bone chicken, a whole bird you can crunch into, wishbone and all. It's just one of the highlihgts from 25 resteraunts Yee scouted for meals under $15 - other gems include those so-good Sabbaba pita pockets. Let this issue become your dog-eared guide to eating on the cheap across the city! If you need to work up an appetite before you affordably indulge - and don't mind a bruise - we've put the microscope on the rise of mixed martial arts in Sydney and you'd be surprised by who's stepping into the cage. For something more cerebral, we've also got the rise of storytelling, the Writer's Festival and the music-light-ideas fest, Vivid Sydney - Vivid LIVE headliner, Janelle Monae,"an African American Android Artist", is this month's Time Out interview. Happy Vivid, happy eating.