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carvelNY Jan 20, 2007 02:50 AM

Has anyone been to uWink in Woodland Hills. Been by the place and it looks like fun... just curious if the food is any good.

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    kevin Jan 20, 2007 07:06 PM

    jgold mentioned the food was terrible, a step above chuck cheese's (and the owner actual created chuck e cheese back in the day).

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      rizwank Jan 21, 2007 11:46 PM

      I don't, in fact, think thats what JGold said.

      http://www.laweekly.com/eat+drink/fir...

      I've eaten there a bunch, and I enjoy the food; you may not have; but lets not start distorting jgold.

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      1. re: rizwank
        notmartha Jan 22, 2007 08:53 PM

        Well, equating uwink's food to chuck e cheese is not an endorsement by any stretch of the imagination.

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        WHills Jan 22, 2007 08:19 PM

        I was thinking of going and did a yahoo or google search on uwink and it got pretty good reviews for the food. The recs said that the steak was not good but the other items were good.

        1. SauceSupreme Jan 22, 2007 09:05 PM

          While foodies will obviously be critical about the quality of the food products, isn't the important thing also to judge the restaurant concept itself?

          Recipes can change; you can't (cheaply) overhaul the concept, particularly when it involves touchscreen LCDs.

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          1. re: SauceSupreme
            notmartha Jan 23, 2007 09:12 AM

            Concept sounds interesting at first, but I think it's not something that has legs if the food isn't good. For those with high end entertainment/gaming set up at home why bother going to the restaurant for something subpar?

            Plus I don't have problem ordering stuff exactly as I want them - whether it's at a full service restaurant or the pseudo service (walk up, order and they deliver the food), so the self ordering aspect is lost on me.

            The owner is probably thinking of an adult type (late teens or early 20s) of chuck e cheese equivalent.

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            moeberg Jan 22, 2007 09:24 PM

            i hit this place last week with my 5 year old twins.

            the salad i had was average at best and the overall gimmick was totally lost on me.

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