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Old 05-03-2008, 02:58 PM   #41
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Jose might be interested in saving a buck or two.
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Heres the carls coupon.
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Ive never had Carl's Jr and Ive lived here 11 years Might be time to find out.
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For fast food on the road I enjoy a BK Jr. Whopper. I enjoy McD's Asian chicken salad occasionally. McD has the better coffee.
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Ive never had Carl's Jr and Ive lived here 11 years Might be time to find out.
Just like a burger I'd make myself.
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I worked at Carl's Jr in high school. I never saw anything that made me say "yech." The ingredients were always fresh and we got fairly frequent inspections from our regional HQs. At that time (1979-1980) Carl's had the extruded fries, also ("Frispos"), they weren't as tasty as the real things and the chain later changed to actual potatoes.

Since that time they've started franchising Carl's Jr stores and they bought out Hardees. I've not been as impressed with the cleanliness and adherence to standards at Hardees.
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I just had lunch. But I really want to get in my car and get a burger. Im going to go hide my keys
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I just had lunch. But I really want to get in my car and get a burger. Im going to go hide my keys
Only 962 miles from my driveway to the Southside Cafe in Slidell LA.

For 18.95 I can get a shrimp and oyster Muffaletta.

But I don't believe I can eat a whole one anymore.

heh heh heh -

P.S. 238. something miles to Pryor Creek OK - the nearest Carl's Jr.
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I had to look it up - arugula - do people actually eat that crap.
seriously, try arugula on pizza with fresh tomato slices and garlic. it's got this peppery, slightly bitter taste. it's really good.

reading through this thread i decided to check out the burger king menu (their corporate base is in miami, by the way). i found about four products i could eat. the french fries, maybe the onion rings. the french toast (why i would go to burger king for french toast is beyond me). and i was surprised to find a veggie burger. they use morningstar which is the same i use at home (only i use the original griller while they use the garden burger).

still, good to know that there's actually a menu item i might try there.

they also have a fish sandwich but who knows how many fish died for that dish. i'd be afraid of supporting overfishing.

checking out other websites. looks like mcd's has some salads but they don't come with any non-meat protein and served as sit down, not car food.

looks like wendy's has an identifiable (cod) fish sandwich and baked potato but the rest just looks like a lot of meat.

taco bell has a cheesy been and rice burrito & some non-car-food nachos.

all in all, looks like fast food restarants have yet to tap into the vegetarian market. as if that stuff at arby's has to be made from a cow instead of from gluten? put enough arby sauce on there and their customers would never know the difference.

if you don't hold the pickles or the lettuce (if special orders won't upset us), you really have no idea what it is that you're eating. so why does it all have to be meat. if you're barbequeing a steak, ok, i understand that. but eating cow at every fast food opportunity? you don't even know what you're eating. you don't know what's in that hamburger. it could be kangaroo for all you know. what's the sense of that?
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" . . .and i was surprised to find a veggie burger. they use morningstar which is the same i use at home (only i use the original griller while they use the garden burger).

still, good to know that there's actually a menu item i might try there.
LG4NB,
I don't know your motivation for vegetarianism (moral, taste, health, religious, etc), but be aware that the BK veggie burger will be cooked on the same spot on the charbroiler chain-grill as the previous 3000 meat patties. So, there will be a little animal protein in your veggieburger.

I figure you know this, but you'd be surprised what people assume. I recall when people ordered fries with no salt--sure, we didn't add salt to those fries, but I was the only person that wiped the 1/4" of salt off the scoop, and nobody "de-salted" the fry bin.

I'm fairly sure that the burgers sold as "beef" are realy made of cow. I'd be less sure if there were a meat type in the US that was cheaper to produce, but I don't think there is.
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1420 calorie Hardee Monster Burger.
Newguy would drop dead of a heart attack within 5 minutes of consuming one of those.
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Newguy would drop dead of a heart attack within 5 minutes of consuming one of those.
Whoa....I did not like my 2am cardiac cath 7 years ago. I will pass on the burger.
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By the way, I understand that Wendy's was just bought out by Arby's. I never understood Arby's "appeal." Their "roast beef" really looks like my middle school cafeteria's mystery meat.
Well...THERE's the problem! You're not supposed ta look at the meat...just EAT IT!

Actually, Arby's now has a nice line of deli sandwiches. Not like real deli sandwiches, but decent. I like the ruben sandwich which is available with pastrami or (less unhealthy) turkey.
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We were down in Lebanon Oregon looking at a house to loan on - since it was biz and my honey is just back high roller me sprang for lunch wherever she wanted in Lebanon (pop. 12k). We dined at Popeye's Chicken. Pretty tasty - the rice and beans had a smoky, slightly hot flavor. The Jambalaya had a slightly hot, smoky flavor. The coleslaw had a sli - nah - it was all really pretty good. Believe i got most of my $20 back. She's pretty high maintenance, but what the heck - i've put up with her this long...
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We were down in Lebanon Oregon looking at a house to loan on - since it was biz and my honey is just back high roller me sprang for lunch wherever she wanted in Lebanon (pop. 12k). We dined at Popeye's Chicken. Pretty tasty - the rice and beans had a smoky, slightly hot flavor. The Jambalaya had a slightly hot, smoky flavor. The coleslaw had a sli - nah - it was all really pretty good. Believe i got most of my $20 back. She's pretty high maintenance, but what the heck - i've put up with her this long...

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i was surprised to find a veggie burger. they use morningstar which is the same i use at home (only i use the original griller while they use the garden burger).

still, good to know that there's actually a menu item i might try there.
LG4NB I frequent BK often for their veggie burger, but the health conscious, LBYM side of my orders it a the 'Lo Carb" version, with an extra patty. You get two patties in a dish with lettuce and tomatoes for about $5 bucks. Only bad part I can tell, is the sodium content is a bit high, but all the rest is good for you.
when I visit Wendy's I get the baked potato plain ($1.29), take it home, and load it up with fresh home made Salsa - heavy on the peppers and onions.
You can eat healthy at fast food restuarants.
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Geez this looks um tasty
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