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Old 02-22-2011, 11:04 AM
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And where you've eaten lately.

Five Guys is one of the most tastey burgers and fries I've ever had.
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Old 02-22-2011, 11:14 AM
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I kind of hate McDonald's, but every time I have an opportunity (i.e., wife is sick at home and I didn't bring a lunch to work) I eat there. It is like a sickness.

I really miss Del Taco; there aren't any here.
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Old 02-22-2011, 11:16 AM
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Five Guys is one of the most tastey burgers and fries I've ever had.
The burgers are secondary to those amazing cajun fries. Shits kind of expensive for fast food, though.
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Old 02-22-2011, 12:12 PM
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I had In 'N Out Burger, like... a month ago? And Chic-Fil-A over Christmas. I rarely eat at chains, which is partially due to health concerns and partially because the only chains I can stand (Chic-Fil-A, Sonic, Arby's) don't have outlets in San Francisco.
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Old 02-22-2011, 12:16 PM
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I had In-N-Out last week and have Jack in the Box way more regularly than I should (it's one of the most convenient places open during my Saturday shift). I'd call the latter a guilty pleasure, but fuck it, it's delicious.
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Old 02-22-2011, 12:22 PM
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Oh, right! I had In-N-Out a week or so ago, too. It had been quite a while, and was good stuff. I'm always a bit taken aback at how spare the menu is.

My wife and I also eat often at Evos in San Luis Obispo, which is a relatively healthy and environment-friendly fast food chain with just a few locations, mostly in Florida. SLO's is the only one in California.
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Old 02-22-2011, 05:54 PM
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McD's is making some nice oatmeal these days. Also I do love Chick-Fil-A's Spicy sandwich.
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Old 02-23-2011, 08:46 PM
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And where you've eaten lately.

Five Guys is one of the most tastey burgers and fries I've ever had.
Nadia and I finally got to try one of their burgers (and a Coke drink we don't have here... Vault, I think?) when we were in New York recently. I wish we'd been able to try more.

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I had In 'N Out Burger, like... a month ago? And Chic-Fil-A over Christmas. I rarely eat at chains, which is partially due to health concerns and partially because the only chains I can stand (Chic-Fil-A, Sonic, Arby's) don't have outlets in San Francisco.
Pardon the expression, but you have very good taste in fast food.

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I live in middle-of-nowhere Newfoundland and there's exactly one franchise out here: Mary Brown's Fried Chicken.

It's an Eastern Canada restaurant chain, mostly, I think I saw like one when I lived in Ontario. Most of you have probably never even heard of it, except OctoPrime. If he somehow avoided it all his life then I'd be shocked. Shocked and appalled.
We have one relatively close, but have only ever eaten there once.

As for us, we just had Popeye's delivered tonight. They seriously botched our order on Friday, so we got a 75 percent discount, and decided to try some stuff. I splurged on shrimp, Nadia got this cajun bowl thing, we got some biscuits and corn on the cob, and a couple of small sandwiches for tomorrow.
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Old 02-23-2011, 09:45 PM
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Your Popeye's delivers? Jesus, I'd never have to walk down the block ever again.
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Old 03-17-2011, 09:06 AM
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I had a Maccy Ds a few weeks ago. Most of the time I avoid fast food and opt for a pub lunch instead, though. I like to sit and enjoy food and the pub is a better place to sit than a heavily sanitized place full of screaming kids. BAH.
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Old 03-17-2011, 09:18 AM
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I wish people around here treated bars more like restaurants or gathering places, and less like the first stop on the road to alcoholic ruin. Americans are so prudish and hypocritical about their controlled substances sometimes.

Anyway, I've decided to give up fast food for a while and just pack my lunch for work. It's cheaper and healthier, probably. Plus I'm sick of being late due to waiting in line; the new Five Guys that just opened up is packed every single day, regardless of what time it is. My town was in desperate need of a decent burger joint, I guess!
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Old 03-17-2011, 09:30 AM
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If any of you would like to refute the documentary by going on a McDonald's diet, go right ahead. I won't stop you.
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Old 03-18-2011, 02:36 AM
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If I was running 100 miles a week, I could probably do what he is, too.
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Old 03-18-2011, 03:48 AM
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Yeah, that film does have a lot of absurdity to it - Morgan Spurlock admitted it himself at the end of the film - but in the end it's just an accelerated version of what would happen on an exclusively McDonalds diet, and I'm sure the results are going to be the same either way.
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Old 05-23-2013, 10:34 AM
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A Jake's Wayback burger joint just opened up within walking distance of home. Theyre not bad, you guys!
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Old 07-06-2013, 05:03 PM
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I was Jonesing for some fried shrimp.

Thankfully I live in the greatest culinary state in the world, and there's a call-to-order fried seafood restaurant 15 minutes from my house. Add some loving parents to the mix, and I'm lying in bed, recovering from surgery with restaurant-grade fried shrimp and Cajun fries. Yeah.

It's not "fast food" a la McDonald's, more like pizza to be honest, but still pretty fast and mostly fitting the fast food model.
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Old 07-12-2013, 08:29 AM
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The funny thing about the donut breakfast sandwich is that it has less calories than Dunkin's light sandwiches.
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Old 12-08-2013, 03:01 PM
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Pretzel buns were having their way w Wendy's profit margins. The supply chain on those was hellish
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Old 12-08-2013, 09:10 PM
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You could get your own pretzel buns at a bakery, then put some chicken and lettuce on them and relive history.
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Old 12-08-2013, 09:23 PM
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but they wont have that wendys stank on em like they like

plus, effort
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Old 12-08-2013, 10:15 PM
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Pretzel buns were having their way w Wendy's profit margins. The supply chain on those was hellish
Huh, really? I kind of wish they'd done the math first, then.

Oh well, better to have loved and yadda-yadda.

At the very least, maybe they'll McRib them. Otherwise, I guess I'll tuck them in alongside other sorely missed brainchildren of Dave Thomas, like the SuperBar, breadsticks with salads, big cookies, and pitas.
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Old 12-08-2013, 10:26 PM
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Yeah, not many places make pretzel breads in any quantity and most of those that do are boutique operations beyond your small bakeries that do whatever.
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Old 12-09-2013, 07:21 AM
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Chipotle: okay, but too damn expensive for what you get. Tofu sofritas in a bowl comes to $12?!
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Old 12-09-2013, 08:01 AM
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$12? Did you buy two of them? Chipotle bowls are like six and change around here.
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Old 12-09-2013, 08:06 AM
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Two bowls and two drinks came out to $25. Not sure if the sofritas cost more than meat, but really, it shouldn't. Maybe it's regional pricing? Canada likes getting screwed it seems.
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Old 12-09-2013, 08:32 AM
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Two bowls and two drinks came out to $25. Not sure if the sofritas cost more than meat, but really, it shouldn't. Maybe it's regional pricing? Canada likes getting screwed it seems.
Fast food is always always always cheaper in the US than in Canada.
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Old 12-09-2013, 09:55 AM
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Everything is always always always cheaper in the US than in Canada.
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Old 12-09-2013, 11:32 AM
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F'real.
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Old 12-09-2013, 11:54 AM
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Fast food is always always always cheaper in the US than in Canada.
We get a bulk discount.
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Old 12-12-2013, 06:48 PM
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Chipotle is always $10 for because I get a drink and guacamole.

Anybody been to chik-a-fil-a? I hear nothing but praise from the internet, but my Dad won't go there because it's run by religious right wingers.
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