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View Poll Results: What restaurant would you like to see?
Mexican 1 2.94%
American (BBQ, Steaks, Burgers) 1 2.94%
Italian 6 17.65%
Asian (Chinese, Japanese, Thai) 12 35.29%
Fusion (International, Latin or Asian Fusion) 14 41.18%
Voters: 34. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 07-29-2009, 01:43 PM
 
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What kind of restaurant? A healthy alternative restaurant. A restaurant that serves healthier food. A restaurant that doesn't serve Mexican, or Hamburgers. Actually hamburgers is not such a bad menu item, as long as it's not ground chuck. Something that offers Lean Ground Beef, turkey burgers, or Garden burgers.

I am tired of going to restaurants and having to choose 2 healthy menu items from a list of 60 choices.
I agree some more healthier oriented restaurants would be a good thing, but they do exist. I don't have too much trouble finding healthy options in most places that I go. Not usually vegetarian, but lighter fare. However, I do limit the type of places I go for the most part.

On that note, however, just need to gripe. When in Corpus recently we thought we'd try the Water St Oyster Bar - looking forward to fresh seafood. The menu consists of mostly fried foods, and what's not fried is mostly non-seafood. A few shrimp dishes (few restaurants do shrimp well...), but more chicken/beef. Not what I expected from a restaurant on the water....
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Old 07-29-2009, 01:43 PM
 
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I guess I'm alone in seeing dining out as a treat rather than the norm. I mean, I rarely eat out, but when I do, that's when I have the foods I wouldn't eat at home...high calorie, high fat, etc. Maybe it's just me, but since I maintain a healthy diet for the most part, when I do manage to eat out, I splurge on calories and fat, so I don't stress over the menu.
Sounds good to me, but sometimes we're dragged to eat with people at restaurants that have nothing but fatty foods.
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Old 07-29-2009, 06:44 PM
 
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A good chinese restaurant would be nice
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Old 07-29-2009, 07:27 PM
 
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A good chinese restaurant would be nice
I've discovered that the trick to finding a good Chinese restaurant (and also Thai) is to become a regular, learn a little about the cuisine, and let the owners get to know you. Then you get stuff off the menu Or at least, go with someone who's in the know....
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Old 07-29-2009, 08:34 PM
 
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old schoolers in san antonio all know that we need a good family style Italian restaurant that is moderately priced with good old staple dishes. The was a family for years that had a great Asparagus soup and a dang good pizza pie & lasagna, all st.loius style... was it called Fertelli's? there was one at brookhallow & 281 for years...
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Old 07-29-2009, 08:37 PM
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old schoolers in san antonio all know that we need a good family style Italian restaurant that is moderately priced with good old staple dishes. The was a family for years that had a great Asparagus soup and a dang good pizza pie & lasagna, all st.loius style... was it called Fertelli's? there was one at brookhallow & 281 for years...
Fratelli's.
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Old 07-30-2009, 07:18 AM
 
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What kind of restaurant? A healthy alternative restaurant. A restaurant that serves healthier food. A restaurant that doesn't serve Mexican, or Hamburgers. Actually hamburgers is not such a bad menu item, as long as it's not ground chuck. Something that offers Lean Ground Beef, turkey burgers, or Garden burgers.

I am tired of going to restaurants and having to choose 2 healthy menu items from a list of 60 choices.
You should try Twin Sisters in Alamo Heights or downtown.
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Old 07-30-2009, 08:28 AM
 
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Maybe you should consider cooking/eating at home instead of limiting your choices to whatever's on a menu.


Perhaps I don't feel like eating at home everyday, I am a normal human being who likes to go out. There is no reason to be snide with your response.
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Old 07-30-2009, 08:29 AM
 
Location: Coral Springs, Fl
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You should try Twin Sisters in Alamo Heights or downtown.
I will look it up, thank you.
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Old 07-30-2009, 09:43 AM
 
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I love Twin Sisters. I get the lunch special that is the tortilla soup, side salad and cornbread. It's so good.
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