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Old 03-03-2016, 11:50 AM   #81
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I have to admit I don't understand why you enjoy eating restaurant lunches every day if a luncheon meat sandwich is what you get. I'm sure you could easily make a much nicer sandwich at home for the same cost. Perhaps you enjoy the ambience!
Apparently you completely mis-read my post, and read something into it that wasn't there, for whatever reasons. I was NOT happy with that restaurant and posted "I suspect we will cross that new restaurant off our list, even though it is right around the corner".

The restaurants we presently patronize do not serve luncheon meat sandwiches, period, which is why I commented on it at all. Generally they serve great New Orleans cuisine, which unfortunately is something you and others living outside of New Orleans just can't obtain for any price in your locations.
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Our lunches are pretty cheap so any missed rewards would be embarrassingly trivial. Yesterday's lunch was $4 including tip.
W2R, your original post about this $4 lunch did not mention that it was atypical in any way.

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Apparently you completely mis-read my post, and read something into it that wasn't there, for whatever reasons. I was NOT happy with that restaurant and posted "I suspect we will cross that new restaurant off our list, even though it is right around the corner".

The restaurants we presently patronize do not serve luncheon meat sandwiches, period, which is why I commented on it at all. Generally they serve great New Orleans cuisine, which unfortunately is something you and others living outside of New Orleans just can't obtain for any price in your locations.
I'm sorry my post offended you. I have visited New Orleans and enjoyed the cuisine, though I did have some mixed experiences there. I have also enjoyed wonderful, reasonably priced cuisine elsewhere around the world, including in my own kitchen.
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I'm sorry my post offended you.
No offense, it just seemed pretty "out there" to me and I wondered what the problem was.

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I have visited New Orleans and enjoyed the cuisine, though I did have some mixed experiences there.
Well, that's true, I guess you kind of have to know where to go... We didn't know anything about this one, which was a brand new restaurant within walking distance of home, and thus worth investigating (or so we thought). The point of my post was to explain to tmm99 why our lunch only cost us $4 each including tip:

unknown restaurant + bad food + small portion sizes =>>>> small price.
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Well, that's true, I guess you kind of have to know where to go...
Old N'Awlins Cookery was excellent if a little fatty, but Antoine's was pretentious and overpriced. The beignets at Cafe du Monde were delicious. This was quite a few years ago. I was attending a conference so of course I did not get to the neighbourhood restaurants.
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Old N'Awlins Cookery was excellent if a little fatty, but Antoine's was pretentious and overpriced. The beignets at Cafe du Monde were delicious. This was quite a few years ago. I was attending a conference so of course I did not get to the neighbourhood restaurants.
I understand. I know what that is like.

We violated the rule I often give to others looking for a good restaurant here, which is to begin by eliminating any from consideration that haven't stayed in business for at least five years. Actually this was the very first day this restaurant was open so we were really gambling. I doubt it will remain in business long. We didn't like it much, anyway (despite the convenient location).
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We eat at a different restaurant M-W-F in our ROMEO group here in Mexico. We always try new restaurants shortly after they open. It is tough to screw up a breakfast, but we can discern enough differences to decide whether they are worthy of repeat trips for B-L-D.

But I agree with W2R that every once in a while, we are disappointed. When we find one that distinguishes itself, we know it will survive.
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I have a $50 and two twenties and I had no idea those were in my coin purse until today! I delivered to a bakery and wanted to buy a cookie and was completely surprised when I went to get 60˘. It must be money that was left over from vacation in January.


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