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View Poll Results: Which do you prefer?
hole in the wall 37 88.10%
fine dinning 5 11.90%
Voters: 42. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 04-08-2012, 04:30 AM
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I'll pick the hole in the wall as long as it is clean. Some of the best Mexican food I have had have been little hole in the wall places.
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Old 04-08-2012, 10:50 AM
 
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Either one. I don't care. Just give me some good food! Although I don't like spending a fortune on a meal.
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Old 04-08-2012, 11:46 PM
 
Location: Viña del Mar, Chile
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I prefer small hole in the wall ethnic restaurants. A lot of them range in quality and there are some good ones and some bad ones.. The thing I like about the hole in the walls is that they are usually family run and you can afford to become a regular and get to know them better.

I do like fine dining and treating myself every once in a while.. but for the most part it just isn't me.
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Old 08-11-2013, 03:56 AM
 
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Which do you prefer?

A fantastic hole in the wall joint that may only cost $5 for an outstanding meal that may only be comprised of 3 or 4 ingredients done really well or a fantastic fine dinning place with an innovative menu, highly trained chef, and foods you've never tried before, but all coming with a hefty price tag.
Both can have either or so to me it doesnt matter AS LONG AS THE FOOD IS GOOD!! (I picked HOLE IN THE WALL as i prefer them to be honest)
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Old 08-11-2013, 04:18 AM
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Sometime I try one, sometimes the other. I can't see the point of preferring one type of experience over the other, unless cash is a problem. In that case, your budget sense should tell you to prefer the simpler place.

I don't own a jacket or tie, so if these were required in a "fine dining" establishment, I would have to pass. Fortunately, I live in a resort area, and fine, pricy restaurants are used to clientele in sport shirts.
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