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Old 09-28-2006, 01:17 PM   #21
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a "chef inspired menu" is a load of you know what.

who was cooking before, a bunch of monkeys?.

My thought exactly. But it seems obvious that no one who cooks was associated with developing the original menu.
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Old 09-28-2006, 01:38 PM   #22
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I am relieved to see there are people that are thinking on the same wave length as I am! I was begining to wonder...
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Old 09-28-2006, 01:39 PM   #23
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worried about getting a littler egg on your face tatt?

oh, nevermind...
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LOL! Nah...
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Old 09-28-2006, 01:46 PM   #25
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say it aint so!<insert sarcasim>...Would it really be worth it?

i agree why would a chef be team up with applebees is beyond me.

he is known for the ultimate in food or recipes correct?

think applebees falls in this catagory (think not) or maybe doing
this is a take off on how to boil water. i personally don't even think
they can do that.

every applebees i have ever been into has been dirty. stick floors, tables,
chairs. this is in different ones not even in the same state. i refuse to
eat there but they do serve cold beer
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Old 09-28-2006, 01:46 PM   #26
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I haven't been to Applebee's in quite a while, but I don't think they (or Olive Garden) deserves quite the bashing they receive here. Maybe some don't do the food as well as they could, but there are lots of people going there who seem to be satisfied. Maybe they aren't chefs and don't know any better like some here. This hasn't been my favorite thread!
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Old 09-28-2006, 01:47 PM   #27
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but they do serve cold beer
umm, forget everything i said. i'm on my way...
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Old 09-28-2006, 03:59 PM   #28
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I have seen the Commercials for Applebees - and they seem to talk about serving dinners for people who are on Weigh****chers.

The commercials are running constantly and I am really tired of seeing them. The closest Applebees Restaurant to me is about 50 miles and I did eat there once and the food was delicious.
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Old 09-28-2006, 06:07 PM   #29
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a "chef inspired menu" is a load of you know what.
my thoughts exactly!! wasnt it a chef that came uo with the original menu? how about calling the new menu what it is - a new "food-network-celebrity-chef-inspired menu"!!
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tyler florence does have a culinary background... he put in some time in NY kitchens going up the ranks and ultimately became head chef, he is also a graduate of johnson & wales where i attended and personally know professors who said he was an excellent student. where he lucked out is that while in New York, he became friends with none other than Bobby Flay and the rest is history... i never met him but several people i know have and they have all said he is the easy-going person that comes across on tv, a fun, laid-back youngster from South Carolina. it kinda sucks to see him go the applebees route but i guess every one has a price and i bet theyre paying him a nice chunk of change... hopefully, applebees is doing more than just running a marketing campaign and actually paying a little more attention to their kitchens and restaurants, and as evidenced by their reputation on this thread, for their sake!!!
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