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Old 05-21-2014, 06:36 PM
 
Location: South Bay Native
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All you can eat, to me, means a place you won't catch DontH8Me. Right on par with Chuck E. Cheese's.
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Old 05-21-2014, 08:14 PM
 
Location: NY
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tuoujo7v9c

that brunch is awesome. It ought to be for $49.50
price list here:
salty's waterfront seafood grills - saturday & sunday brunch: Salty's on alki beach
yes, they have limo service.

If it's an american buffet, i get a plate of ribs and another plate of mashed potatoes and gravy. And done.
oh yeah!
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Old 05-21-2014, 09:02 PM
 
Location: Floribama
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Way back when I was a college kid, there was a Mexican restaurant not far from campus that had an all you eat menu (but they served you) plus we got a 10% discount with our student ID. On top of that was insanely cheap. Being the little piggies that we were, we'd skip breakfast, skip lunch, and then late afternoon/early dinner time arrive ravishingly hungry. I honestly don't know how on Earth they made any profit whatsoever as we ordered multiple plates and then ate them out of house and home with the sopapillas with honey.
LOL. Reminds me of 'The Klumps'.
Nutty Proffessor II The Klumps (2000): All You Can Eat Dinner 2 - Video


My parents have a friend that they take to a buffet occasionally, he has a BIG appetite and when they arrive he says "I'm fixin' to shut em' down".
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Old 05-21-2014, 10:15 PM
 
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A few years back, I asked a manager of an AYCE restaurant who said the vast majority of diners fill up on the least expensive foods (bread, iceberg lettuce salad, potatoes, rice, pasta, mac & cheese, jello, soda, etc.), especially kids.
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Old 05-21-2014, 10:17 PM
 
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Salt and Pepper Shrimp is one of the easiest recipes to prepare. The trick is to find a recipe that uses corn starch if, like me, you like eat the whole shrimp - shell and all.

It is NOT that I cannot make the dish as much as I cannot locate an ADEQUATE source for head-on shrimp in my immediate area. If I am heading into Chicago or certain suburbs (25-30 miles), I can stop and pick some up. Those trips are getting less frequent these days.
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Old 05-21-2014, 11:18 PM
 
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I gave up on buffets when I watched a child play in the food, then lick her fingers and move to another selection.

I realize I don't now what happens behind closed doors in a restaurant, but I don't have to watch it in person.
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Old 05-21-2014, 11:21 PM
 
Location: Heart of Dixie
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It is NOT that I cannot make the dish as much as I cannot locate an ADEQUATE source for head-on shrimp in my immediate area. If I am heading into Chicago or certain suburbs (25-30 miles), I can stop and pick some up. Those trips are getting less frequent these days.
LOL - calm down, no one is saying you can't cook. If I can't find head-on shrimp I just use what's available. If I'm REALLY "jonesing" for a fried shrimp head I just go to the local sushi bar and order "Sweet Shrimp" (Amaebi) - I get the fried head AND a raw shrimp tail.
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Old 05-22-2014, 12:56 AM
 
Location: SoCal
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Eat till you explode then eat again?
This, obviously.

When I see all-you-can-eat, it better mean all-you-can-eat!
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Old 05-22-2014, 01:14 AM
 
Location: USA
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Once a week I go to a local Asian run buffet. $8 all you can eat. I usually get a plate of fried rice and a side of these awesome mushrooms with pork sauce. I get my dollars worth but I definitely don't over do it. And yeah the only non obese people there seem to be the Asian staff members.
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Old 05-22-2014, 02:35 AM
 
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I was at an all-you-can-eat brunch and at first made the rounds and took a little of some different things, decided what I liked, and then went back and got larger portions of those items for my meal. I think it means you can take more if you want it, but does not mean load up your pockets, etc., or eat till you get sick.

I did take a couple of crackers for later, and forgot about them till I got home the next day (after flying all night).
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