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Sep 28, 2012 05:02 PM

Sandwich King revisited...

Or "Sandwich King 2.0"
Anyone seen the new 24$ in 24 ? Isn't this a premise Rachael Ray tried a few years back. Her budget was 40 bucks or something ?

Meh...his schtick gets old pretty fast. 24 dollars is a tough budget for 3 meals and a snack. Already did his hometown (Chicago) on the 2nd episode. I think there might be more shows about Chicago style beef than any other hometown food.

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  1. Rachel Ray did attempt $40 a day and she met her budget on one episode I watched by not tipping, which I found appalling.


    1. The places Jeff went to in Chicago were the kind you order at a window so no tipping required. I don't remember if he tipped at Ann Sather, the first place he went to, because he only had pastries.

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      1. re: LikestoEatout

        I watched this episode - it did say that he tipped at the breakfast place, but it didn't show the breakdown, so I don't know how much.

      2. I like the intentional (or un-intentional?) choice of a 24 buck limit, as there are 24 hours in the day. Its' as if one is permitted a dollar per hour to survive.

        Its like spending an entire 24 hour day walking through the wild jungle, and being provided with 24 arrows for you bow. Make each one count...

        1. i started to watch the first episode. meh. moved on.