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Old 07-11-2013, 01:27 PM   #1
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Not even considering that the portions keep getting smaller, and meat and cheese keep getting replaced with bread;

I spent 13 dollars at Chik-Fil-A, and am still hungry. I can't do that 3 or 4 times a day.

Of course most people won't have this problem. And that I counted 2100 calories scares me...
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Old 07-11-2013, 01:30 PM   #2
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Choose better places. We have a restaurant here called Black Bear Diner. For that same amount of money you could have a huge meal that will fill you up with 2,500 calories, not including the drink.
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Truck stops usually have really good food, good portions, and good prices. Chick Filet? Chicken is too lean even when it is fried.
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You live in the United States, there must be all you can eat places everywhere!

I estimate that I gained 5-7 pounds the week I was over there!
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Our truck stop shut down a couple years back.

Buffets are great. I should have titled it "fast food sucks."
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You live in the United States, there must be all you can eat places everywhere!

I estimate that I gained 5-7 pounds the week I was over there!
I'll second that. Can't believe portion size is a problem in the US.

I remember eating at a steak place in San Antonio. I was confident that I could demolish anything they could bring me. I got the biggest single piece of meat I'd ever seen on a plate. I doubt that I ate two-thirds of it. And it turned out there was a portion size that was even bigger than the one I ordered.

Some of the meals I had in Louisiana needed their own zip code.
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Our truck stop shut down a couple years back.

Buffets are great. I should have titled it "fast food sucks."
dude, you picked on the one fast food place that has any chance of being ok... at least we can pretend chic fil a is healthy
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I'll second that. Can't believe portion size is a problem in the US.

I remember eating at a steak place in San Antonio. I was confident that I could demolish anything they could bring me. I got the biggest single piece of meat I'd ever seen on a plate. I doubt that I ate two-thirds of it. And it turned out there was a portion size that was even bigger than the one I ordered.

Some of the meals I had in Louisiana needed their own zip code.
Everything's bigger in Texas

Cajun country has some of the best seafood in the world..... but it is a crap load of food.
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