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#121 HemiBeers

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Posted 11 August 2016 - 07:40 PM

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In all this I have plumb forgot to mention I worked at a Burger King during the summer and part of the fall of 1970.  It was back in today when you could get a Whopper, a small fries ,and a  12 ounce drink, AND get change back from a dollar.  It was OK work, and a free lunch, which at the time got me into a serious Whaler addiction.  Hey, the food was decent back then, the chain was new, and trying to put a dent in the competition from the Whitey One Bites across the street.  The job got cut short when the City of Detroit thought I was hot enough shit to work for them, so I did.
I used to love Burger King back in high school in the late 70s. Great Burgers and it was the go to hang out place for my friends and I. Now the whoppers are just tasteless calorie piles. I can still taste a good burger, so it's not my tastebuds that went south.

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Posted 11 August 2016 - 07:44 PM

Best fast food in the Midwest: Culver's.

Never had a bad experience. Frozen Custard for desert. :drool:

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Posted 11 August 2016 - 09:48 PM

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My secrets to a pleasant Subway experience:

Go with the wheat bread. It's got a little more toothy substance to it.
Don't order any of the niche specials, stick with cold deli meat.
Use Pepperjack Cheese. The rest of their cheese is pretty bland.
If your sandwich doesn't have bacon, have it added for $1.20/foot.
NEVER get your sub toasted, but have them get the bacon hot from the microwave.
Use spinach instead of lettuce. Their chopped lettuce turns to water.
Banana Peppers add a much needed acidity to a sandwich without the sog of vinegar.

My secret to a pleasant Subway experience:

Get in the car
Drive towards Subway
Drive right past and end up at Ike's: http://ilikeikesplace.com/

We have some really great local joints here. More expensive but damn are they good!!

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Posted 11 August 2016 - 09:51 PM

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View Postpjbear05, on 02 August 2016 - 08:01 PM, said:

In all this I have plumb forgot to mention I worked at a Burger King during the summer and part of the fall of 1970.  It was back in today when you could get a Whopper, a small fries ,and a  12 ounce drink, AND get change back from a dollar.  It was OK work, and a free lunch, which at the time got me into a serious Whaler addiction.  Hey, the food was decent back then, the chain was new, and trying to put a dent in the competition from the Whitey One Bites across the street.  The job got cut short when the City of Detroit thought I was hot enough shit to work for them, so I did.
I used to love Burger King back in high school in the late 70s. Great Burgers and it was the go to hang out place for my friends and I. Now the whoppers are just tasteless calorie piles. I can still taste a good burger, so it's not my tastebuds that went south.

Yeah,

All of the fast food places were better back then. :codger:

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Posted 12 August 2016 - 08:25 PM

View PostHemiBeers, on 11 August 2016 - 07:44 PM, said:

Best fast food in the Midwest: Culver's.

Never had a bad experience. Frozen Custard for desert. :drool:

Culver's legitimately makes one of the best hot fudge malts anywhere.

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Posted 13 August 2016 - 05:41 PM

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View Postpjbear05, on 02 August 2016 - 08:01 PM, said:

In all this I have plumb forgot to mention I worked at a Burger King during the summer and part of the fall of 1970.  It was back in today when you could get a Whopper, a small fries ,and a  12 ounce drink, AND get change back from a dollar.  It was OK work, and a free lunch, which at the time got me into a serious Whaler addiction.  Hey, the food was decent back then, the chain was new, and trying to put a dent in the competition from the Whitey One Bites across the street.  The job got cut short when the City of Detroit thought I was hot enough shit to work for them, so I did.
I used to love Burger King back in high school in the late 70s. Great Burgers and it was the go to hang out place for my friends and I. Now the whoppers are just tasteless calorie piles. I can still taste a good burger, so it's not my tastebuds that went south.

Yeah,

All of the fast food places were better back then. :codger:

Food in general tasted better back then.

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Posted 13 August 2016 - 09:30 PM

View PostHemiBeers, on 11 August 2016 - 07:44 PM, said:

Best fast food in the Midwest: Culver's.

Never had a bad experience. Frozen Custard for desert. :drool:
They've been popping up all over the place down here (Tampa).  Not a lot of marketing, they just sort of open.

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Posted 13 August 2016 - 10:41 PM

View PostAncient Ways, on 13 August 2016 - 09:30 PM, said:

View PostHemiBeers, on 11 August 2016 - 07:44 PM, said:

Best fast food in the Midwest: Culver's.

Never had a bad experience. Frozen Custard for desert. :drool:
They've been popping up all over the place down here (Tampa).  Not a lot of marketing, they just sort of open.

There are three of them in Phoenix. I've never been but now I might try them out.

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Posted 14 August 2016 - 12:27 AM

Remember when Egg McMuffins first came out? I had never even seen an English muffin at  that point so it was a revelation. BK tried to follow that up with the Crosiandwhich. Nice try but...no.

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Posted 14 August 2016 - 01:01 AM

I hate Burger Kings new Mac in Cheetos.  Posted Image

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Posted 14 August 2016 - 09:00 AM

View PostEagleMoon, on 13 August 2016 - 10:41 PM, said:

View PostAncient Ways, on 13 August 2016 - 09:30 PM, said:

View PostHemiBeers, on 11 August 2016 - 07:44 PM, said:

Best fast food in the Midwest: Culver's.

Never had a bad experience. Frozen Custard for desert. :drool:
They've been popping up all over the place down here (Tampa).  Not a lot of marketing, they just sort of open.

There are three of them in Phoenix. I've never been but now I might try them out.
Even if the food is not to your liking, the frozen custard is reason enough to go. Pretty basic fast food choices, but even the salads are pretty top notch. The food is not 'gourmet' level burgers, fries, etc. but just very good and very consistent. That's all I want from fast food.

That frozen custard probably melts in 5 seconds in Phoenix.

Edited by HemiBeers, 14 August 2016 - 09:09 AM.


#132 HemiBeers

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Posted 14 August 2016 - 09:01 AM

View PostAncient Ways, on 13 August 2016 - 09:30 PM, said:

View PostHemiBeers, on 11 August 2016 - 07:44 PM, said:

Best fast food in the Midwest: Culver's.

Never had a bad experience. Frozen Custard for desert. :drool:
They've been popping up all over the place down here (Tampa).  Not a lot of marketing, they just sort of open.
That's part of their understated midwestern style.

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Posted 14 August 2016 - 09:04 AM

View PostSurrender74, on 14 August 2016 - 01:01 AM, said:

I hate Burger Kings new Mac in Cheetos.  Posted Image
Then try the new Whopperito :rfl: :rfl: :rfl: :rfl: :rfl:. Seriously, who expects anything good to come out of Burger King? They're doing hotdogs now...oh how original :eyeroll: . It's so hard to find any place that sells a hotdog.

Edited by HemiBeers, 14 August 2016 - 09:10 AM.


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Posted 14 August 2016 - 12:31 PM

View PostHemiBeers, on 14 August 2016 - 09:00 AM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 13 August 2016 - 10:41 PM, said:

View PostAncient Ways, on 13 August 2016 - 09:30 PM, said:

View PostHemiBeers, on 11 August 2016 - 07:44 PM, said:

Best fast food in the Midwest: Culver's.

Never had a bad experience. Frozen Custard for desert. :drool:
They've been popping up all over the place down here (Tampa).  Not a lot of marketing, they just sort of open.

There are three of them in Phoenix. I've never been but now I might try them out.
Even if the food is not to your liking, the frozen custard is reason enough to go. Pretty basic fast food choices, but even the salads are pretty top notch. The food is not 'gourmet' level burgers, fries, etc. but just very good and very consistent. That's all I want from fast food.

That frozen custard probably melts in 5 seconds in Phoenix.

I'll make a point to not take it outside. :lol:

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Posted 19 August 2016 - 09:36 AM

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Dicks...no, I don't think so.  Dicks is about going back in time...and eating on the cheap.  Still love it, though!

Nothing like eating a big bag of Dick's, eh?
Bags and bags and bags.  :lol:


That reminds me of a story.  When I was ten, I attended my dad's high school reunion where they had a huge picnic catered with Dick's burgers.  I ate at least ten if them.  The next day we drove to Yellowstone national park.  Sure enough, when we were checking out the geysers, the Dick's burgers kicked in. It felt like "Old faithful" was about to go off in my pants, and the bathroom was a decent walk away.  I'll allow the reader to fill in the remaining details.

That was a long day.

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Posted 19 August 2016 - 09:47 AM

View Postgoose, on 19 August 2016 - 09:36 AM, said:

View PostKenJennings, on 11 August 2016 - 01:39 PM, said:

View Postgoose, on 27 July 2016 - 06:27 PM, said:

Dicks...no, I don't think so.  Dicks is about going back in time...and eating on the cheap.  Still love it, though!

Nothing like eating a big bag of Dick's, eh?
Bags and bags and bags.  :lol:


That reminds me of a story.  When I was ten, I attended my dad's high school reunion where they had a huge picnic catered with Dick's burgers.  I ate at least ten if them.  The next day we drove to Yellowstone national park.  Sure enough, when we were checking out the geysers, the Dick's burgers kicked in. It felt like "Old faithful" was about to go off in my pants, and the bathroom was a decent walk away.  I'll allow the reader to fill in the remaining details.

That was a long day.

:lol:

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Posted 19 August 2016 - 10:01 AM

Out of all the fast food places I've been, I've never had a bad meal at Arby's, Chick fil-A, or Bojangles. The rest vary wildly based on location, but I've gotta say BK is the worst. I don't even try to go there anymore. And the new shit they come up with? The f***ing Whopperito?! No thanks.

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Posted 19 August 2016 - 11:43 AM

All of 'em.. they're so bloody addictive !

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Posted 19 August 2016 - 09:46 PM

View PostStormtron, on 19 August 2016 - 10:01 AM, said:

Out of all the fast food places I've been, I've never had a bad meal at Arby's, Chick fil-A, or Bojangles. The rest vary wildly based on location, but I've gotta say BK is the worst. I don't even try to go there anymore. And the new shit they come up with? The f***ing Whopperito?! No thanks.

I saw the commercial for that the other day and I was like, WTH?

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Posted 19 August 2016 - 10:39 PM

View PostEagleMoon, on 19 August 2016 - 09:46 PM, said:

View PostStormtron, on 19 August 2016 - 10:01 AM, said:

Out of all the fast food places I've been, I've never had a bad meal at Arby's, Chick fil-A, or Bojangles. The rest vary wildly based on location, but I've gotta say BK is the worst. I don't even try to go there anymore. And the new shit they come up with? The f***ing Whopperito?! No thanks.

I saw the commercial for that the other day and I was like, WTH?

I know, right?  They look so unappetizing.  I think it's the pickle stuck in the middle or something.  :)

We are getting a Five Guys burgers this fall in our town.  I've never been to one but my brother and sister in law rave about theirs so I guess we will check it out when it opens!





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