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pippin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-02-07 07:33 AM
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17. Portions too big
Their portions are way, way too big. I'm always grossed out by huge servings.
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  -Except for the Cheesecake, why would anyone go to the Cheesecake Factory? YellowRubberDuckie  Sep-01-07 08:17 PM   #0 
  - I've wondered the same.  mycritters2   Sep-01-07 08:18 PM   #1 
  - I've never had a bad meal there  turtlensue   Sep-01-07 08:19 PM   #2 
  - Never ate there  lost-in-nj   Sep-01-07 08:20 PM   #3 
  - Pop in and get Cheesecake....  YellowRubberDuckie   Sep-01-07 08:21 PM   #5 
  - Went there for the first time  supernova   Sep-01-07 08:20 PM   #4 
  - so I guess I'm not missing much then  grateful581   Sep-01-07 09:18 PM   #6 
  - Well the one in Phoenix offers this that the others do not.  Neshanic   Sep-01-07 10:22 PM   #7 
  - They sell food other than cheesecake?  Generic Brad   Sep-01-07 10:36 PM   #8 
  - I don't even like their cheesecake. Too much sugar masking mediocre ingredients.  grace0418   Sep-01-07 10:55 PM   #9 
  - That's a perfect description of the food.  amitten   Sep-02-07 01:37 AM   #13 
  - We have one at Crocker Park and I wouldn't know.  HughBeaumont   Sep-01-07 10:56 PM   #10 
  - We duck in at about 10:00 on a week night to get a snack or a meal...  WCGreen   Sep-01-07 11:08 PM   #11 
  - It seems to me like their food would be too spicy.  HughBeaumont   Sep-02-07 01:45 AM   #15 
     - They got that chicken wing salad that makes it easy to eat healthy...  WCGreen   Sep-02-07 02:43 PM   #36 
  - It's where Midwesterners go to get fat.  amitten   Sep-02-07 01:36 AM   #12 
  - Q: What is Cracker Barrell?  HughBeaumont   Sep-02-07 01:44 AM   #14 
  - we don't need to go anywhere to GET fat  Connonym   Sep-02-07 09:49 AM   #23 
     - Well the people at Cheesecake Factory seem hell-bent on  amitten   Sep-02-07 01:26 PM   #27 
  - Huh. The one time I ever went there we got seated right away.  asthmaticeog   Sep-02-07 01:54 AM   #16 
  - Never here. Got no luck with that place.  HughBeaumont   Sep-02-07 09:42 AM   #20 
  - Same here in the DC burbs  seemunkee   Sep-02-07 09:27 AM   #18 
  - You live north of my sister in Silver Spring.  HughBeaumont   Sep-02-07 09:45 AM   #21 
     - Grew up in SS  seemunkee   Sep-02-07 09:48 AM   #22 
  - I often do take out  supernova   Sep-02-07 12:07 PM   #26 
  - Portions too big  pippin   Sep-02-07 07:33 AM   #17 
  - I just take half home for the next day.  Lex   Sep-02-07 09:32 AM   #19 
  - Ditto. It's like buying a Hummer but in food form. n/t  amitten   Sep-02-07 01:26 PM   #29 
  - You would hate the Claim Jumper restaurants  bob_weaver   Sep-02-07 07:24 PM   #43 
  - They have killer ice cream cocktails  BuddhaGirl   Sep-02-07 12:00 PM   #24 
  - Chain restaurants are just that  Lex   Sep-02-07 12:04 PM   #25 
     - I ate at TGIF Friday, ironically.  Midlodemocrat   Sep-02-07 02:25 PM   #35 
        - Cobb Salad is a good test of a restaurant's ingredients.  bob_weaver   Sep-02-07 07:28 PM   #44 
  - Whats a Cheesecake Factory?  GirlinContempt   Sep-02-07 01:26 PM   #28 
  - I've never eaten anything from there, not even cheesecake.  Left Is Write   Sep-02-07 01:28 PM   #30 
  - Breakfast. But only breakfast (on Sunday)  faygokid   Sep-02-07 02:00 PM   #31 
  - Oddly enough, it is one of the few reasons local people will go into Waikiki  KamaAina   Sep-02-07 02:02 PM   #32 
  - I've never eaten there...  DarkTirade   Sep-02-07 02:17 PM   #33 
  - We have a Copeland's Cheesecake Bistro here and  Midlodemocrat   Sep-02-07 02:19 PM   #34 
  - i think i like their appetizers more than the main meals  JI7   Sep-02-07 05:09 PM   #37 
  - as far as chains go, i love it  WindRavenX   Sep-02-07 05:10 PM   #38 
  - I loved the one in Marina Del Rey  Engi   Sep-02-07 05:35 PM   #39 
  - Food there is good, but way overpriced.  Joe Fields   Sep-02-07 07:07 PM   #40 
  - Large Portions.  Taverner   Sep-02-07 07:13 PM   #41 
  - Because it sounds like it could be a strip club?  deucemagnet   Sep-02-07 07:15 PM   #42 
  - Or it sounds like a strip club supply company  bob_weaver   Sep-02-07 07:28 PM   #45 
  - I like it.  huskerlaw   Sep-02-07 07:36 PM   #46 
  - I do too  lizziegrace   Sep-03-07 03:07 PM   #63 
  - The food there sux's  GoPsUx   Sep-02-07 07:38 PM   #47 
  - I didn't even know they had anything besides cheesecake.  Cabcere   Sep-02-07 07:49 PM   #48 
  - I would never go back again  mvd   Sep-03-07 12:44 PM   #49 
  - Because they enjoy it?  skygazer   Sep-03-07 01:05 PM   #50 
  - Snobs  supernova   Sep-03-07 01:06 PM   #51 
     - I actually like Olive Garden  mvd   Sep-03-07 01:44 PM   #55 
        - I used to love the soup/salad deal...  VLC   Sep-03-07 02:19 PM   #58 
           - I've tried the salad many times without problems  mvd   Sep-03-07 02:58 PM   #60 
  - With over 200 items on the menu, you KNOW it's all fresh and made on premise!  Rabrrrrrr   Sep-03-07 01:10 PM   #52 
  - And when even the cheesecake is mediocre, why would anyone bother? Nutritionally,  CLW   Sep-03-07 01:25 PM   #53 
  - Except for the Olives, why would anyone go to the Olive Garden?  Peake   Sep-03-07 01:36 PM   #54 
  - I always end up ordering the wrong thing there...  MsKandice01   Sep-03-07 01:58 PM   #56 
  - They enjoy waiting in line?  gmoney   Sep-03-07 02:11 PM   #57 
  - People watching is cool  lost-in-nj   Sep-03-07 02:34 PM   #59 
  - I went to one in Seattle a couple years ago.  deepthought42   Sep-03-07 03:04 PM   #61 
  - Good food? Generous servings? Reasonable prices?  terrya   Sep-03-07 03:07 PM   #62 

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