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When do you pay $13.45 for a $7.66 McDonald’s meal? When you’re a millennial.

Regan Cleminson enjoyed a takeout meal while multitasking at her apartment in South Boston last week.
Regan Cleminson enjoyed a takeout meal while multitasking at her apartment in South Boston last week. –Nicholas Pfosi for The Boston Globe

By her own admission, Regan Cleminson, 27, has not mastered dinner. “Don’t judge me,’’ she said. But three or four times a week, or sometimes more, she gets food delivered. Sushi. Indian. Barbecue chicken salad.

The delivery guy from Cafe Mamtaz, in Southie, is so familiar with her order he comments when she tries something new. “Oh, you got a mango lassi,’’ he observed recently.

“It’s embarrassing,’’ Cleminson said, before rushing to her own defense. “It’s a more expensive way to eat, but do I want to spend an hour making dinner and cleaning the kitchen?’’

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