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Apr 16, 2013 04:33 PM

Misleading Menu Wording - a short rant

I just had lunch today a local restaurant that seems to be well known and well liked - I ordered the blackened fish taco, the description included cheese which should ahve been a sign... I ordered it with out - it came out as a wrap...a big flour tortilla (a flavored one, no less)... with over cooked fish and god knows what else inside of it...

I just want to know, why they would call it a taco... it wasn't a taco, not even remotely - about as close to a taco as a lasagna is to spaghetti and meatballs

Just ranting.. don't take me too seriously :-)

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  1. Oh, that would cheese my pizza, too. And, I bet if you complained, the response would be "oh, that's just our version of a taco!"


      1. Would I want my fish blackened?

        3 Replies
        1. re: Harters

          No and I have never ordered anything blackened before! It was just such a strange place with fruit salsas on every third menu item and I was just so hungry, I was dazed by two massive and very wordy menus.... Oh and all the descriptions were missing punctuation!!!!

          I half expected to be beaten up by the Chowhound mafia - thanks for the sympathy :-) !!!

          1. re: Harters

            You may well want your fish blackened if you are in New Orleans or using Paul Prudhomme's Louisiana Kitchen.
            Delicious. I do blackened shark on the grill.

            1. re: Harters

              I should also say that blackened fish, properly prepared, is not overcooked.

            2. everything about this story stinks.
              but, to be fair, there were a lot of clues that the dish was likely to be a train wreck.

              1. It sounds like a wrap to me. I am not a big fan of 'wraps'. They usually have too many ingredients for my tastes.