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NICK'S HOME OF GOOD FOOD

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Re: NICK'S HOME OF GOOD FOOD

Postby towanda » Thu Nov 19, 2009 11:28 pm

I grew up in a Miracle Whip household - to the point that I didn't know there was a difference until I moved out - but now I usually buy regular mayonnaise. I wouldn't walk out of a restaurant just because they put MW on a sandwich, though.

Edited to add: I do understand why some people might strenuously object to certain foods, though. I've never been able to eat bologna and keep it down.
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Re: NICK'S HOME OF GOOD FOOD

Postby fennel » Fri Nov 20, 2009 1:18 am

towanda wrote:I grew up in a Miracle Whip household – to the point that I didn't know there was a difference until I moved out - ...
Me, too. But like margarine versus butter, I came to recognize that one was food, and the other, an industrial product. My parents tried but, in this resepect, didn't know any better.
Times have changed. There are more than three channels now.
towanda wrote:I wouldn't walk out of a restaurant just because they put MW on a sandwich, though.
If you wouldn't abandon a restaurant for substituting non-food for food, what would it take? Clearly, the restaurant has abandoned you.
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Re: NICK'S HOME OF GOOD FOOD

Postby Marvell » Fri Nov 20, 2009 11:15 am

Walter wrote:How did this go so off-topic about Miracle Whip?

All I really wanted to do was bring up how Christine is such a breath-taking stunner.

Focus, people, focus.


You have to learn to flow with the goo, Walter.
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Re: NICK'S HOME OF GOOD FOOD

Postby bassbari » Fri Nov 20, 2009 11:57 am

Marvell wrote:
Walter wrote:How did this go so off-topic about Miracle Whip?

All I really wanted to do was bring up how Christine is such a breath-taking stunner.

Focus, people, focus.


You have to learn to flow with the goo, Walter.

Yeah, It took me until just recently to just enjoy this and go with the flow. I was taking the idea of going off topic too seriously. It is inevitable that your subject will get hijacked. Accept it. Thanks, Forons, for setting me straight. (no pun intended :lol: )
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Re: NICK'S HOME OF GOOD FOOD

Postby blunt » Sun Dec 20, 2009 7:20 pm

Hmmm....Miracle Whip and Christine...not a bad digression at all.
But I must say in reference to the very first post on this thread:
I ordered, as I always do, my Turkey Club with no mayo: miracle, clinic, or anything else.
I like brown spicy mustard.
I guess I should have mentioned that.
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Re: NICK'S HOME OF GOOD FOOD

Postby chainsawcurtis » Mon Dec 21, 2009 9:47 am

blunt wrote:Image


Out of the blue I did exactly this (pictured) thing with a meatloaf made from ground turkey and burger. Completely covered it with bacon while it baked, then when it got crisp, peeled it off and finished baking it with agave ketchup on top. According to my wife hands down the best meatloaf she had ever had.
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Re: NICK'S HOME OF GOOD FOOD

Postby eriedasch » Mon Dec 21, 2009 1:30 pm

fennel wrote:
towanda wrote:I wouldn't walk out of a restaurant just because they put MW on a sandwich, though.
If you wouldn't abandon a restaurant for substituting non-food for food, what would it take? Clearly, the restaurant has abandoned you.

I also grew up in a Miracle Whip household with memories of eating MW sandwiches (just a heavy layer of MW btw. 2 slices of bread). The thought of that really makes me wretch now.

Recently had sandwiches at a friend's parent's place. They were a Miracle whip house so I used mustard and all was good. But when I ate my girlfriend's leftovers just the couple bites with a thin layer of MW was enough to make me gag. Putting more mustard on it did not help. To me, it is really sickly sweet. 4th ingredient on the label is high fructose corn syrup, followed by more sugar and preservatives.

I would not walk out of a restaurant for serving it, but would send an item back served with Miracle Whip in or on that was not advertised. I looked at Nick's menu online and nothing about Miracle Whip or regular mayo.

Note to self: next time at Nick's do not order anything that would normally come with mayo or have them substitue with mustard.
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Re: NICK'S HOME OF GOOD FOOD

Postby Violet_Skye » Mon Dec 21, 2009 3:48 pm

Yeah. We didn't walk out on Nick's for serving Miracle Whip sandwiches, per se. We ended up leaving because we really, really wanted sandwiches, we didn't want mustard, no mayo was available at all, and so that was that. When you want a sandwich, you want a sandwich. Nothing else to do but go elsewhere.
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Re: NICK'S HOME OF GOOD FOOD

Postby David Blaska » Mon Dec 21, 2009 4:58 pm

Too long ago we had our New Year's eve meal at Nick's. Best steak I've ever had. You do expect Michael Corleone to go rushing by as he drops the gun (you don't look anyone in the eye, you don't look away, either.) i.e., love the atmosphere!
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Re: NICK'S HOME OF GOOD FOOD

Postby Adam Powell » Mon Dec 21, 2009 5:39 pm

The best steak you ever had was at Nick's?!

(Or was that just a figure of speech?)
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Re: NICK'S HOME OF GOOD FOOD

Postby fisticuffs » Mon Dec 21, 2009 5:58 pm

The best steak you ever had was at Nick's?!


Saying insincere shit he knows isn't true is in Blaska's job description.
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Re: NICK'S HOME OF GOOD FOOD

Postby David Blaska » Mon Dec 21, 2009 6:13 pm

fisticuffs wrote:
The best steak you ever had was at Nick's?!

Saying insincere shit he knows isn't true is in Blaska's job description.


Oh, Fisti, it's too close to Christmas for that kind of bile! Best steak? Yep!
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Re: NICK'S HOME OF GOOD FOOD

Postby Ducatista » Mon Dec 21, 2009 6:22 pm

David Blaska wrote:You do expect Michael Corleone to go rushing by as he drops the gun...

Eh? Dmitiri Corleonopolis, maybe.
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Re: NICK'S HOME OF GOOD FOOD

Postby TheBookPolice » Mon Dec 21, 2009 6:29 pm

If there's a gun possession crime in progress, Blaska is there to applaud it.
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Re: NICK'S HOME OF GOOD FOOD

Postby Kovalic » Wed Dec 30, 2009 10:30 am

"Grown up in Miracle Whip households." Pshaw. LUXURY.

In England, we grew up on SALAD CREAM on sandwiches.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salad_cream

http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A505784

You tell that to kids these days, and they don't believe you...
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