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Old 02-22-2016, 02:32 PM
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What about leeks? Are leeks ok? Scallions?
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Old 02-22-2016, 08:55 PM
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If it's just a texture issue, you can always use onion powder.
This is what I do and its the best.
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Old 02-24-2016, 03:38 AM
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If it's just a texture issue, you can always use onion powder.
I think it is, and I do when I can.

However, that's not often applicable outside of the four walls I call home. No one orders a pizza with onion powder. =(
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Old 09-18-2016, 10:51 AM
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Why do you keep changing your everything, Panera Bread?
You have a different menu for every season I guess, and the foods that are not taken off the menu get their ingredients changed.
And why do you have the whole "Choose two" system if it doesn't come with a drink?
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Old 09-18-2016, 02:03 PM
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Papa Johns is shit. So shit. Goddamn. Not as bad as Pizza Hut, but...
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Old 09-18-2016, 02:15 PM
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Papa Johns is the only chain pizzeria that makes me sick, no matter what I get from there, no matter the individual store. Pizza Hut is nothing but five pounds of grease in every pizza by comparison.
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Old 09-18-2016, 02:56 PM
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There's a thing on the box saying "if you aren't absolutely happy with your pizza, we'll send another one free!".

Unless you're gonna send me a Dominos there's no point is there, John.
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Old 09-18-2016, 03:22 PM
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I actually like Papa John's pizza. But I find Papa John's politics abhorrent, so I'm conflicted. Then again most other pizza chains aren't much better on that score.
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Old 09-18-2016, 04:13 PM
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What are their politics? I'm not familiar.
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Old 09-18-2016, 05:13 PM
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Papa himself pretty much makes it no secret that he hates literally everyone working for him.
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Old 09-18-2016, 05:28 PM
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There are so many restaurants I stopped going to because they dropped the best item(s) on their menu. I'm lookin' at you, Applebee's.
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Old 09-18-2016, 06:24 PM
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What are their politics? I'm not familiar.
When Obama was proposing to enact his healthcare reforms John Schnatter, the head of Papa John's, very publicly stated he would have to reduce his employee's wages and increase his food prices if the legislation were enacted in an effort to sway public sentiment against the reforms. But the Affordable Care Act was passed and, as far as I am aware, the dire consequences that Schnatter warned of never came to pass.
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Old 09-19-2016, 04:58 AM
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Yeah, that was a turn-off for me.

Not that it matters, because no Papa John's here. Frankly, between Pizza Hut, Domino's Pizza, Pizza Pizza, 241, Panzerotto, Boston Pizza, Mother's Pizza, Panago, Pizza Nova, Pizzaville, and if you're lucky enough to be near it, Little Caesar's, I'm not sure how much room there is for another pizza chain here.

And to clarify, those are all chains -- not counting non-chains, and I'm probably missing several.

Then again, it's pizza. I don't know if that can be oversaturated.

Anyway, back in the 90's, I liked Papa John's when it opened in NC. I dug the garlic butter dip that came with it. Do they still do that? That was pretty much my selling point.
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Old 09-19-2016, 08:30 AM
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Yeah, they still do.
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Old 09-19-2016, 09:52 AM
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Pizza Hut is nothing but five pounds of grease in every pizza by comparison.
Man, if you think Pizza Hut is greasy, never go near a Greco.

(Really though, that's just good life advice in general, unless you struggle with constipation.)
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Old 09-19-2016, 09:59 AM
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Hate to tell you, the reason the McDonalds food does not rot is probably that it is not food. For instance, I took a workshop targeting people coaching athletes (as in featuring cutting edge but still pretty well vetted theories, since sports teams don’t mess around) and they had a professor who was also a practicing MD teach the section on nutrition. He called out, “Does anyone here have some cookies?” A woman sheepishly put up her hand. He told her to bring them up. He said, “I guarantee the number 2 or 3 ingredient is hydrogenated fat. That stuff is so far removed from food you can leave it on your counter for a year and nothing will happen to it. And the cockroaches won’t touch it either.”
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Old 09-19-2016, 10:30 AM
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Which was the point, originally. Margarine was invented as a butter substitute that wouldn't go rancid. And it doesn't! It just gives you cancer.

I dunno if I'd say it's "so far removed from food", though. The body can metabolize the stuff, it just has a hard time with it and it interferes with the use of beneficial fats instead.
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Old 09-19-2016, 10:40 AM
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Margarine was invented as a butter substitute that wouldn't go rancid. And it doesn't! It just gives you cancer.
AAAAAHHH! WHAT!!??


I am definitely coming home for lunch and tossing that shit out

WTF
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Old 09-19-2016, 10:49 AM
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Actually, most of the major margarine brands have dropped hydrogenated oils from the recipe by now due to those health risks.
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Old 09-19-2016, 11:26 AM
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Papa John's is not good, but it's the best of the major pizza chains for whatever that's worth.

That assertion is backed by scientific evidence.
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Old 09-19-2016, 11:54 AM
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Invalid: neither Panago nor Pizza Delight were options, and they're both superior to anything in that poll.

(Yes, I know those are both Canadian chains, but they're major chains up here.)
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Old 09-19-2016, 01:04 PM
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I'm glad I have numerous tasty local options for pizza and don't have to worry about any of that nonsense D:
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Old 09-19-2016, 01:05 PM
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Most of the local pizza places around here are shady dives. The few that aren't are greasy, awful messes. I'd sooner eat a Panago pizza any day.
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Old 09-19-2016, 02:22 PM
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Yeah, that was a turn-off for me.

Not that it matters, because no Papa John's here. Frankly, between Pizza Hut, Domino's Pizza, Pizza Pizza, 241, Panzerotto, Boston Pizza, Mother's Pizza, Panago, Pizza Nova, Pizzaville, and if you're lucky enough to be near it, Little Caesar's, I'm not sure how much room there is for another pizza chain here.

And to clarify, those are all chains -- not counting non-chains, and I'm probably missing several.

Then again, it's pizza. I don't know if that can be oversaturated.

Anyway, back in the 90's, I liked Papa John's when it opened in NC. I dug the garlic butter dip that came with it. Do they still do that? That was pretty much my selling point.
Unfortunately, there are Papa John's out here in Western Canada, in addition to all of those other chains you named and then some. I guess we are a nation whose hunger for pizza is insatiable.

Politics aside, it's just middle of the road as far as the chains go. With the politics, anything else, up to and including frozen pizza from a gas station, is preferable.
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Old 09-20-2016, 01:03 AM
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Yeah, like I said, garlic butter is pretty much why I'll look at Papa John's. I don't remember it being bad, necessarily, just nothing special for the price.
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Old 09-20-2016, 08:49 PM
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The Land Down Under brings us, the Hamdog

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Old 09-21-2016, 05:57 AM
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It pleases me to be the first one to post this in response:



That said, I'd eat one. I'd happily eat one (the real one, that is).
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Old 09-21-2016, 10:23 AM
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The bojangles country ham biscuit is a salty bomb but not without appeal
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Old 09-21-2016, 10:31 AM
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yeah, it is a pretty harsh mouthful by itself, but it is excellent with the right beverage to cut it
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Old 09-21-2016, 10:32 AM
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The bojangles country ham biscuit is a salty bomb but not without appeal
So I can throw it into a lake and create a desert with it?
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