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Sep 26, 2006 01:57 AM

Favorite food from a chain "sit-down"?

Although I advise my friends who are being courted to "never trust a guy who takes you to a chain restaurant," we all have our dirty little secrets, right? For me it mostly begins and ends with Bennigan's. They used to have a reuben that was delicious, probably cause it's so simple, you couldn't mess it up. But they did, they took it off the menu. A few others...

Bennigan's Monte Cristo or turkey o'toole w/ baked potato soup
Romano's bread and penne rustica
Chili's chicken crispers.
Cheddar's cookie monster

... alright, now everyone fess up

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  1. Cheesecake Factory Four Cheese Pasta and Biscuits
    CPK Chopped Salad sans salami or cheese
    Sisley Chopped Salad sans salami or cheese with eggplant
    Jerry's Deli omelettes... the ONLY thing i will eat here and will go here for

    1. Waffle House Hashbrowns
      Macaroni Grill Chicken Scaloppine
      Original Pancake House Dutch Baby
      Red Lobster Cheddar Biscuits

      1. Rolls at Texas Roadhouse
        Chili at Texas Roadhouse
        Steaks at Texas Roadhouse
        Minestrone at Johnny Carino's
        Burger with guacamole and bacon at Chili's
        Tomato Basil soup at Applebee's

        Texas Roadhouse is my preferred sit-down chain place, overall, except for the noise level which can be deafening.

        1. All from Houston's:

          Home Smoked Salmon
          Knife & Fork Barbecue Ribs
          Grilled Chicken Salad
          Tortilla Soup

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          1. re: Deenso

            I've heard raves for their artichoke dip

          2. Dakota Smashed Pea and Barley Soup at the California Pizza Kitchen -- paired with a half-size field greens salad, it's great light meal.