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  1. That actually sounds pretty good, but I'm a big Dr Praeger fan.

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    1. re: coll

      oh I might give it a shot. but my soul is already oxidizing and tarnished.

      1. re: hill food

        Oh yeah, nothing to lose. My husband actually likes White Castle burgers so we go but I don't eat anything, this could work out swell.

    2. I don't know about the apocalypse, but that certainly is an abomination that should offend both vegetarians and meat eaters on an equal basis.

      White Castle purists arise! You have nothing to lose but your memories.

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      1. re: mcsheridan

        Why do vegetarians keep trying to make things that taste like meat?

        1. re: genoO

          Dr Praeger doesn't taste like meat, not that I don't like meat! But it's a nice change occasionally and lots easier to digest too. Plus I really like the avocado touch.

            1. re: Jay F

              Correction....meat tastes AWESOME!!


            2. re: genoO

              the better (IMO) veggie burgers don't try to make their patties taste like meat.

              But they're really tasty, and I like them.

              1. re: genoO

                Dr praegers veggie burgers taste like vegetables, in no way is it trying to imitate meat (morning star and boca burger do though)

                    1. re: sunshine842

                      I love that the ham is chicken flavored :)

                  1. re: genoO

                    genoO: clearly you don't know much about dr. praeger burgers.
                    just because a patty is placed in a white bread bun, doesn't make it "taste like meat" nor does it mean that the patty producer is trying to make a product that "tastes like meat."

                    1. re: westsidegal

                      I agree -- I think that's part of the derision with veggie burgers/patties/flattened disks.

                      The protest is always that the don't taste like meat -- once you grasp the concept that the producers didn't even try to make them taste like meat, it's easier to try them with an open mind.

                      So it's all about managing expectations...!

                      I love veggie burgers -- it's not unusual for me to bypass the various meat-based burgers and go for a veg, because I like them. I have a particular soft spot for the ones served in a half a grilled portabello mushroom, then served on a bun with the usual burger accoutrements. Yum, yum, and yum.

                1. I know, I know...late nights and greasy sliders.

                  ....but I like veggie burgers!

                  1. Armageddon is upon us.................

                    1. I am by no maens a vegetarian, but I love me some veggie burgers! I would totally try that if I wasn't in California where there are no White Castles :(

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                      1. re: schrutefarms

                        i believe that the veggie burgers served at THE HABIT chain in southern california are the same Dr. Praegers only BETTER because they are in a regular bun with all the normal burger toppings available and some that are not normal but i love such as AVOCADO.

                      2. I just can't use the words "veggie" and "burger" together. There are things that people put on bread that are shaped into a patty that are made out of vegetables, and then there are burgers :-)

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                        1. re: arashall

                          veggie burgers can be good especially if you get real bacon on them, and the true bonus is the double take your waiter/counter clerk gives you.

                          1. re: arashall

                            so call it a patty.
                            it really doesn't matter what you call it.
                            if you want beef, call it a burger.
                            if you want vegetables, call it a patty.
                            really, you can handle this.

                          2. Cool! I will maniacally dance The Danse Macabre while I eat a veggie slider. If I'm goin' down, better add some cheez stix for good measure. Oh yeah... repenting. Nah.

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                              1. re: schrutefarms

                                Sorry - had to change it to something that is actually on the menu. My bad. Still not repenting though.

                                1. re: MplsM ary

                                  For the record, cream cheese poppers are far superior :)

                                  1. re: MplsM ary

                                    yes M ary - do not go quiet into that dark night, rage, RAGE against umm something, there's always something to be pissed about, right?

                                    1. re: hill food

                                      Thankfully, yes. Otherwise my constant harumphing and muttering to myself would be for naught.

                              2. Seeing as restaurants in general that do serve any kind of veggie burger use morning star or boca burgers (both very processed and IMO not the best veggie burger) i think its great that a less processed veg patty that really is just vegetables is being introduced to the mainstream.

                                If omnis have the choice of several patty options at most restaurants it would be nice if the veg*n finally had just one.
                                (Dr preagers are vegetarian but not vegan since they contain egg).

                                And its not like white castle is only going to serve veg burgers from now on so i'm not sure why its a big deal to omnis who won't order it anyways.....?

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                                1. re: Ttrockwood

                                  oh I'm totally cool with it, it's perhaps the context and the source that caught me by surprise.

                                  1. re: hill food

                                    It is suprising coming from white castle! I would be tempted yet somehow doubt they cook the veg patties on a seperate flat top (and therefore they would taste like meat juices and such)

                                    I'm just hoping this means more restaurants end up serving a veg option or dr praegers...

                                    1. re: Ttrockwood

                                      somebody said upthread that this particular brand has egg in it, so it's not vegan anyway...

                                      But yeah, I'd want them to at least scrape the grill between batches (which they do anyway, IIRC)

                                      1. re: sunshine842

                                        All their product is bound with egg white.

                                2. too bad White Castle didn't trademark "slider". This tragedy would had never happened.

                                  1. two words. . . .

                                    Uh No

                                    1. I'd rather be a backslider and have a real one. ;-).

                                      1. Come on, it's not that big of a stretch. I mean, White Castle sliders are barely real meat as it is.