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Old 08-09-2020, 08:50 AM
Location: The Triad
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Burrito's and baguettes... two items that shouldn't cost more than $2 each

Old 08-09-2020, 10:00 AM
Location: Honolulu/DMV Area/NYC
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Originally Posted by beachmouse View Post
There are burritos that are worth more than $15; the ones from Chipotle are not in that category. I like Chipotle, but a lot of that is because I can come up with something I like that's reasonably healthy for less than $10 out the door.
While I don't doubt that there are burritos that are "worth" more than $15, you won't see me spending such money on a burrito as I know there are plenty of excellent places to get burritos for far less
Old 08-09-2020, 10:45 AM
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Originally Posted by MrRational View Post
Burrito's and baguettes... two items that shouldn't cost more than $2 each
Old 08-09-2020, 12:18 PM
Location: Portal to the Pacific
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There seem to be a night every so often, maybe once a month, where all plans go to hell and I pick up either Subway or Chipotle for the kids. We've had Chipotle 2x this year.

My sons LOVE it so much though that I had to pick up a few copy cat recipes:


I now have both recipes memorized. They both have been EXCELLENT at helping me use up those Covid-19 panic food purchases. I went through our canned black beans and am on to using the dry beans. Super simple... 3/4 cup of dry beans, 2 cups of water and some salt in a mini crockpot. Wait 3 hours. Continue with recipe, but double the spices. Grind some cheese and you've got vegetarian "chipotle".

I imagine our burritos cost about $2 each.

To answer the question: Yes, a $10 or $15 burrito is too expensive. Most of the time...
Old 08-09-2020, 01:03 PM
Location: North Idaho
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$15 probably isn't too much to pay for a restaurant meal, although that would usually include table service and a bit of atmosphere, plus someone else clearing the table and doing the dishes.

Myself, I wouldn't pay $15 for a delivery burrito, only because burritos are some of the easiest things to make at home. But for a person who isn't capable of cooking even the easiest things and who has a craving for a burrito, I guess that is what you have to pay for a burrito delivered to your door.

Once you leave your mother's house, you have to pay other people to take care of you if you can't, or don't want to, take care of yourself.
Old 08-09-2020, 01:23 PM
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$15 is an entire meal. The only way I will spend $15 on a single item of food is if I go to Primanti Bros. where they put the french fries on the burger, which is essentially a meal.
Old 08-09-2020, 01:28 PM
Location: Tricity, PL
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A $15 dollar burrito is only worth to those who are willing to pay that much for it.
It is not worth to me, but obviously there are people who don't mind the high price.
Old 08-09-2020, 01:30 PM
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I wouldn’t do it, but you are paying not only restaurant cost for the burrito but also for delivery. Taking both things into account, $15 seems reasonable.

I think that chipotle burritos aren’t all that good, and I don’t think burritos travel well, so there are issues with your choices opinion my opinion.
Old 08-09-2020, 01:31 PM
Location: Northern California
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Originally Posted by M3Guy View Post
$15 is an entire meal. The only way I will spend $15 on a single item of food is if I go to Primanti Bros. where they put the french fries on the burger, which is essentially a meal.
A large burrito is a meal, it will have meat, rice, beans, some veg, as well as the tortilla wrap. If I get a Chipotle burrito, I cut it in half & have it for 2 meals.
Old 08-09-2020, 01:33 PM
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$15 for someone to bring you a CMG burrito is expensive unless your employer is paying for it.
I dont know about you,but if I am paying $15,I expect more meat and guac.
A sit down complete dinner in a nice restaurant would be more than $15 with tax and tips unless you are eating in a cafeteria like Luby.
Or they have a daily special for 9.95 at lunch time with roll,salad
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