What restaurant groups or chains represent quality to you?

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    Lettuce Entertain You

    Chains like Ruth Chris, Cheesecake factory, mortons... depressing all of them.

    I could teach a blind and deaf moron to make better food than you could get at Mortons or Ruth Chris in an afternoon.
     
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    Nordsee.
     
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    Nordsee.
    The only time I will even give small consider for Nordsee is if I am at train station and odd time with maybe no other option, but usually much other place for food as Coop or Migros are inside or close to train station
     
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    ruth's chris, capital grille, maggianos, pf changs are my fav chains
     
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    Lettuce Entertain You

    Chains like Ruth Chris, Cheesecake factory, mortons... depressing all of them.

    I could teach a blind and deaf moron to make better food than you could get at Mortons or Ruth Chris in an afternoon.


    LEYE is awesome.
     
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    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    ruth's chris, capital grille, maggianos, pf changs are my fav chains

    P.F. Chang's would be an okay place, for a fairly low priced dinner, except for the fact every time you go, some fucking kid is playing Ringo Star on his plate with his chopsticks, and his dipshit parents think it's "so cute."

    Oh, and at least in my town, don't go during prom season.
     
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    The only time I will even give small consider for Nordsee is if I am at train station and odd time with maybe no other option, but usually much other place for food as Coop or Migros are inside or close to train station
    But Coop and Migros are supermarkets, Nordsee is a seafood restaurant chain. I've always thought that Nordsee was the better option for something quick and inexpensive while in AT/DE, far better than something like McDonalds or any of the hundreds of pizza stands.
     
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    Street food in India is pretty tasty. Can the non-descript vendors in stalls be considered a restaurant group? Same goes for street pho in Hanoi. [​IMG]
     
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    Chart House (but I've only been to the one in Old Town Alexandria, VA)
     
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    I've been going to Capitol Grills for years starting with 3 years going to the original. Been going to the one in Pittsburgh since they opened and have never been disappointed.
     
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    Fish Grill in CA
     
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    Capital Grille. Excellent everytime I've been to one (most visits to the Philly location, but 7-8 others nationwide).

    Five Guys Burgers.
     
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    +1 on Lettuce Entertain You

    I haven't been there in 8 years, but Wildfire used to offer a TREMENDOUS value. I am talking a 8 oz filet, salad and sides for half the price of an a la carte steak at Mortons. A lot of the other restaurants are good too. I haven't been to any in a while except Mon Abi Gabi because it was in the building my family had an apartment (Belden Stratford), but have always been pleased as you can expect a good meal with good service.

    In Columbus, Mitchel Cameron has similarly priced/quality restaurants that are also good. Far from foodie quality, but a good place to bring family from out of town for a "nice" but reasonably priced meal.
     

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