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Old 01-14-2012, 05:16 PM
 
Location: Hills & Hollers of the Aux Arcs
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Good. White Castle is awful.

[i can't believe Harold and Kumar drove all night for that]
I'm with you. My mother was from New York and remembered them fondly when one of their burgers cost a nickel. I finally tried one in Ohio when I was back there for a son's wedding about 10 years ago. Disgusting!

 
Old 01-14-2012, 05:28 PM
 
Location: GLAMA
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I can take you to some real food places. Of course, you'll be paying the tab. My S2 comes with a price.

The best sausage gravy I've EVER had (and I grew up around two deep South g'mothers) is across the street from the West Valley Detention Center in Etiwanda, about 4 miles from me. (Tole House Cafe)

Then there's this gem: Freddie Mae's Southern Cooking
 
Old 01-14-2012, 05:41 PM
 
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I can take you to some real food places. Of course, you'll be paying the tab. My S2 comes with a price.

The best sausage gravy I've EVER had (and I grew up around two deep South g'mothers) is across the street from the West Valley Detention Center in Etiwanda, about 4 miles from me. (Tole House Cafe)

Then there's this gem: Freddie Mae's Southern Cooking
Both establishments no doubt responsible for the emergence of this cracker barrel

 
Old 01-15-2012, 12:54 AM
 
Location: Conejo Valley, CA
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You're right. They have "California Cuisine" - a name for tiny bits of this and that and dollops of sauce on a plate for which you're charged as if it would actually feed you.
What normal restaurants in California serve food like that? I've only see that in high end restaurants and it had nothing to do with "California cuisine".
 
Old 01-15-2012, 12:04 PM
 
Location: West Chester, PA
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I occasionally have lunch at Yassuh Massuh. Good food, and they really step and fetch it when it comes to service.
LMAO!!
 
Old 01-15-2012, 12:11 PM
 
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I associate Cracker Barrel with vacations. I'll usually eat there when when I'm somewhere that has one. If I had one down the street, I don't think I'd go there very often.
 
Old 01-15-2012, 03:23 PM
 
Location: Northern California
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I wish they had Stucky's in California. I miss the pecan log rolls
 
Old 01-15-2012, 04:08 PM
 
Location: Hills & Hollers of the Aux Arcs
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What normal restaurants in California serve food like that? I've only see that in high end restaurants and it had nothing to do with "California cuisine".
Sounds to me as if Fontucky has the handle on the "real" restaurants in California.
 
Old 01-16-2012, 02:32 AM
 
Location: Conejo Valley, CA
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Sounds to me as if Fontucky has the handle on the "real" restaurants in California.
The real restaurants in California are the ones that serve Southern slop?
 
Old 01-16-2012, 02:31 PM
 
Location: Coachella Valley, California
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