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Jun 7, 2009 02:43 PM

Domino's Pasta bowls

granted there's no Dominos anywhere near me, but I keep seeing the ads for these things, and i'm amused by the concept.

Anyone tried one? Looks like a great hangover meal, lol. Quite the carb fest.

hey , at least it's environmentally friendly, no bowl to wash ;)

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    1. James Norton over on the Supertaster column gives them a big thumbs down. Here's a link to his video review and the ensuing discussion:

      1. whata an oximoron, pasta in a bread bowl, carb overload.

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        1. re: treb

          One of the most idiotic ideas ive ever heard. Speaks volumes about the American diet

          1. re: treb

            I'm all for carb overloads, but if you're going to go that route, at least make it worthwhile and flavourful, like a good Thanksgiving dinner.

            1. re: treb

              i'm not totally sure how that qualifies as an oxymoron.

            2. I gave the Marinara and Sausage one a try. It was pretty awful. Basically a ton of their standard tomato-based sauce over soggy penne, and minimal meat. In a bread bowl that was fairly tasteless. I will not repeat.

              However, I remain impressed with their chicken/bacon sandwich: it consistently is very tasty and filling, albeit horrible for me.

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              1. re: kkachurak

                Hear, hear. My digestive system balks at Domino's. I actually quite enjoy the flavour of the pizza but then my body decides that I've performed chemical warfare on it through the ingestion and it decides to fight back. I have never felt more disgusting than the last three times I made the mistake of eating Domino's.

              2. It's only a matter of time before Domino's goes out of business. Their product is embarrassingly subpar now. The last time I ordered, I was treated to:

                a. plastic crust
                b. plastic cheese: extra skimpy
                c. tomato sauce: extra dry

                And, it was lukewarm. The price was right at $4.99 but even then, it wasn't worth it. This place is just asking to file for chapter 7...