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May 24, 2009 08:43 AM

I'm Ashamed (Addicted to Panda Express)

I know it's cliché, but I could swear they put crack in their food. They opened one where I work part time about two months ago. And now, I can't stop eating there. Orange Chicken and Chow Mein. That spicy (but not really spicy) Beijing Beef. Mandarin Chicken. I can't stop.

Please help.

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  1. yeah, I know...
    they've got a Panda Express in the food court at the Atlantic City casino I work at...
    it hits the spot for me sometimes!!

    1. Ha! I alsol have a thing for Panda Express. There's one on my way home from work and I always dismissed it. I stopped in one evening when I was dead tired and hadn't planned anything for dinner. Now it's my go-to place for food court Chinese-definitely hits the spot!

      1. I live in the San Gabriel Valley area of Southern California which is the center of Chinese food outside of Hong Kong/China and I tell you, I'd rather eat at Panda than 95% of the Chinese restaurants in the area. I think too many people equate weird, strange food with being good food but to me that isn't the case. I like stuff that tastes good. I know Panda isn't all that healthy for you but I like it!

        1. It IS crack - salt, fat and sugar.

          1. don't be ashamed, panda is delicious! the tofu and eggplant is one of my favorite dishes.

            also - i know most people like it b/c it's unhealthy -- but you can skip the rice/chow mein and replace it with vegetables to lighten up a little. white rice is also an option.

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            1. re: bu dat

              Oh I agree the tofu eggplant is my favorite. I get a combo with the tofu eggplant and chowmein. skip the rice as I can make that at home