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renz20003

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evidently there's a new breed of chicken tender specialists coming around?

I need to try this Cane's ASAP

Don't ask for a specific sauce they only have "Cane Sauce". It's some abomination of ketchup and ranch.
 

Ns1

No Lifer
Jun 17, 2001
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Hey y'all, what are your favorite sides @ Popeye's besides red beans and rice? I pretty much get cajun fries + RBR 99% of the time, not sure if I'm missing out.
 

RossMAN

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Hey y'all, what are your favorite sides @ Popeye's besides red beans and rice? I pretty much get cajun fries + RBR 99% of the time, not sure if I'm missing out.
My kinda post, usually cajun rice and mac and cheese. Although lately I've been addicted to their mashed potatoes and gravy.
 

Kaido

Elite Member & Kitchen Overlord
Feb 14, 2004
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Dunkin Donuts: Belgian Waffle Breakfast Sandwich

http://www.dunkindonuts.com/dunkindonuts/en/menu/food/sandwiches/breakfastsandwiches/waffle.html



This is basically a pair of Eggo-sized Belgian (i.e. soft) waffles with egg, cheese, and bacon. The waffles have a light maple-syrup flavor. It's basically like a McGriddle with waffle buns, but not as strong on the mapleyness. It was pretty decent, although bacon was a bad choice for this sandwich because it gets completely drowned out by the egg & waffles (the cheese is also pretty bland). They should have done a round of Canadian bacon - something a little bit more salty & meaty, but still soft enough to easily bite through.

Would I buy it again? Meh. It's not bad enough to avoid, but it's not good enough to go out of my way to get. If it had a strong (better) tasting cheese & a slab of ham or Canadian bacon, it'd be pretty dang good. It would be worth investing one of those plug-in quad mini-round waffle iron presses to make your own if you like the sandwich style; a soft waffle makes a surprisingly good bun. But there are also bagels, kaiser rolls, biscuits, and other things to use that are more common for homemade breakfast sandwiches & don't require much if any effort to make.

Macros:
  • 460 calories
  • 16g protein
  • 38g carbs
  • 27g fat
 

Carson Dyle

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What do I want for breakfast? I'm usually not up this early, but I'm heading out the door in a little bit. Other than the occasional burger, a breakfast sandwich or burrito is the only fast food I do.
 

Kaido

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Crunchy Cheesy Core Burrito: (chicken)

https://www.tacobell.com/food/burritos/crunchy-cheesy-core-burrito



The commercial made it look pretty appealing, like a savory version of Ben & Jerries "core" ice cream. It's just another burrito. Only 50% of the length of mine even had cheese, and the part with cheese was more like they had used a sandwich spreader to layer it on. No nice round core. I thought maybe it would be kinda like sushi-wrapped or maybe wrapped in a small crunchy taquito or something, because the idea of having a cheesy core is awesome. It's not bad for a Taco Bell burrito, but it's just another burrito. Meh. Actually, it makes me miss those awesome Circle-K & 7-11 burrito's from the 90's.

Macros:
  • 630 calories
  • 22g protein
  • 76g carbs
  • 26g fat
 

Carson Dyle

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Crunchy Cheesy Core Burrito: (chicken)

Only 50% of the length of mine even had cheese, and the part with cheese was more like they had used a sandwich spreader to layer it on. No nice round core.
Worse than that is rice on a breakfast burrito. At least throw some tater tots on it and pretend they're potatoes.

 

ElFenix

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Mar 20, 2000
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evidently there's a new breed of chicken tender specialists coming around?

I need to try this Cane's ASAP

They're coming to LA? My cousin will be happy. Been here in Houston for about 15 years now.

And it's not ranch. It's ketchup, mayo, garlic powder, pepper, and Worcestershire.
 
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Ns1

No Lifer
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They're coming to LA? My cousin will be happy. Been here in Houston for about 15 years now.

And it's not ranch. It's ketchup, mayo, garlic powder, pepper, and Worcestershire.
Yes Downey first location. Several in OC already.
 

ElFenix

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Dangit now I want chicken tenders for lunch but I've got my chipotle from hitting 'hot' again
 

Linux23

Lifer
Apr 9, 2000
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Crunchy Cheesy Core Burrito: (chicken)

https://www.tacobell.com/food/burritos/crunchy-cheesy-core-burrito



The commercial made it look pretty appealing, like a savory version of Ben & Jerries "core" ice cream. It's just another burrito. Only 50% of the length of mine even had cheese, and the part with cheese was more like they had used a sandwich spreader to layer it on. No nice round core. I thought maybe it would be kinda like sushi-wrapped or maybe wrapped in a small crunchy taquito or something, because the idea of having a cheesy core is awesome. It's not bad for a Taco Bell burrito, but it's just another burrito. Meh. Actually, it makes me miss those awesome Circle-K & 7-11 burrito's from the 90's.

Macros:
  • 630 calories
  • 22g protein
  • 76g carbs
  • 26g fat
They make the picture look so good. :(
 

KMFJD

Lifer
Aug 11, 2005
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Crunchy Cheesy Core Burrito: (chicken)

https://www.tacobell.com/food/burritos/crunchy-cheesy-core-burrito



The commercial made it look pretty appealing, like a savory version of Ben & Jerries "core" ice cream. It's just another burrito. Only 50% of the length of mine even had cheese, and the part with cheese was more like they had used a sandwich spreader to layer it on. No nice round core. I thought maybe it would be kinda like sushi-wrapped or maybe wrapped in a small crunchy taquito or something, because the idea of having a cheesy core is awesome. It's not bad for a Taco Bell burrito, but it's just another burrito. Meh. Actually, it makes me miss those awesome Circle-K & 7-11 burrito's from the 90's.

Macros:
  • 630 calories
  • 22g protein
  • 76g carbs
  • 26g fat
Worse than that is rice on a breakfast burrito. At least throw some tater tots on it and pretend they're potatoes.

I went from wanting to try one to remembering where it came from and feeling a little nauseous, thanks for saving me the gut rot Carson Dyle!
 

TwiceOver

Lifer
Dec 20, 2002
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Just finished our first FiveGuys experience. Ugh. I expected so much more. $28 for 2 burgers 1 fry and 3 drinks. The meat was good not great, the fries were HORRIBLE. On top of that the encourage people to eat peanuts and throw the shells on the floor?

The value just wasn't there for the food we got. I wouldn't eat here again.
 

Ns1

No Lifer
Jun 17, 2001
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Yeah those 5 guys fries are flaccid and complete shit. At least in n out fries are cheap, flaccid, and complete shit.
 

shortylickens

No Lifer
Jul 15, 2003
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Crunchy Cheesy Core Burrito: (chicken)

https://www.tacobell.com/food/burritos/crunchy-cheesy-core-burrito



The commercial made it look pretty appealing, like a savory version of Ben & Jerries "core" ice cream. It's just another burrito. Only 50% of the length of mine even had cheese, and the part with cheese was more like they had used a sandwich spreader to layer it on. No nice round core. I thought maybe it would be kinda like sushi-wrapped or maybe wrapped in a small crunchy taquito or something, because the idea of having a cheesy core is awesome. It's not bad for a Taco Bell burrito, but it's just another burrito. Meh. Actually, it makes me miss those awesome Circle-K & 7-11 burrito's from the 90's.

Macros:
  • 630 calories
  • 22g protein
  • 76g carbs
  • 26g fat

I tried it. Doesnt look anything like the pic. And it tasted not so great. Shame. looks really good.
 

zerocool84

Lifer
Nov 11, 2004
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Not a fan of popeyes. IMHO, they put too much spice on their chicken and its hot. I like culvers ok. My favorite places to eat fast food are goodcents and schlotzsky's. I like cold sammiches better than burgers and fries. I also like the gyros at arbys.
What? Spicy fried chicken is a gift from the gods. How does someone not like spicy fried chicken? Plain fried chicken is too bland.
 

Chaotic42

Lifer
Jun 15, 2001
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Not a fan of popeyes. IMHO, they put too much spice on their chicken and its hot. I like culvers ok. My favorite places to eat fast food are goodcents and schlotzsky's. I like cold sammiches better than burgers and fries. I also like the gyros at arbys.
I always wondered who was ordering the mild stuff there :p

They need a level beyond spicy, but I understand why they don't have one.
 

RockinZ28

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Anyone ever go to Mike's Sandwich Shop? F'n love this place, been going since 2001.

Been 3 years since I've been able to go, but was in the area today. Couldn't decide between a Mike's special or a hockey burger. So I ate both and a fries, was so stuffed.

https://www.yelp.com/biz/mikes-sandwich-shop-los-angeles

Da fuq. Just read some of the reviews and sad to see it has apparently been sold and will be closing to be turned in to a 7-11. Well guess that was my final hockey burger :(.
 
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Linux23

Lifer
Apr 9, 2000
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God Burger King blows. Ordered a double bacon cheeseburger and the burger was so small and dry I just threw it away after two bites.

When your name is Burger King and you can't even make a decent burger then it's time to close up shop.
 

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