Reasons why New York Sucks

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by Manton, Aug 26, 2012.

  1. lefty

    lefty Senior member

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    Walked by the Shake Shack at 11:45 the other day and there was no lineup. Zero. Thought they were closed. Had to have a burger. Not very good.

    Could someone please stop Summer Streets?

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  2. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    What about the shake, though?
     


  3. mgm9128

    mgm9128 Senior member

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    Had the meatballs. Spicy pork. Not bad, not really good. The ice cream sandwich was nice, albeit unnecessary.
     


  4. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    What did we learn here?
     


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    Yeah. Was actually in the mood for the noodles once you mentioned them, but my friend already made a reservation and had been waiting 20 minutes once I got there.
     


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    Maczem New Member

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    You cannot hate new york, there is something to do for everybody! Just been there for another 4 weeks and enjoyed it of course
     


  7. Sashu

    Sashu Well-Known Member

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    A tad expensive for what they are, but I like the atmosphere and appreciate their late hours of operation. I'll have to have one of those ice cream sandwiches next time I go.

    Yeah, but we actually have to live here and there's only so much polishing you can do to a turd [​IMG]
     


  8. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I was underwhelmed by Meatball shop. It had a very "Chain" like feel to it, very Olive Garden of Meatballs. Any place that hands me a pencil and has me mark options on a card has me wary.
     


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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I'll admit, I've never been to Shake Shack.
     


  10. lefty

    lefty Senior member

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    Me neither, but I have marvelled at the line many times. Couldn't pass up the opportunity. Burger (the smoke shack) was mondo greasy and the fries were absolute shit - frozen crinkle cut.

    Did not try the shake.

    lefty
     


  11. aravenel

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    Clearly, pB is back, because it is hot and sticky and gross out.

    Also, the F train has seemingly reverted to only using shitty old trains with busted A/C. I think it's related to the whole R train clusterfuck. Seriously haven't had a non-busted F train in three weeks now.
     


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    You need to fix that. Go to the one on the UES near gome with the new fresh fries.
     


  13. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Since I am back from vacation I am on my strict paleo diet again. I did have a quiche for breakfast yesterday, however.
     


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    gomestar Super Yelper

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    this is annoying as all hell. I only like this if it's a sandwich place where you check a box and wait for your name to be called, or if it's the type of place that has like 30 different types of oysters. But meatballs, no.

    the only meatballs that I find are exellent are my wife's grandmother's recipe. I could really go for some right about now. Damn it.
     


  15. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    My grandmother made the best meatballs, but didn't all of our Italian grandmas make the best meatballs? But seriously the Meatball Shop tastes like a warm up Lean Cuisine meal. That is what it probably is too.
     


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