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Friday, September 08, 2006

Pancakes fit for a lumberjack

Cheap Eats - The phrase "all you can eat" conjures up the image of customers being led to the feeding trough, their gag reflex wrangled by low prices.

Rarely is the term associated with quality. It seems that the goal of these "all you can eat" restaurants is to offer cheap, poorly prepared foods.

Offerings usually consist of lumpy mashed potatoes, fried cheese on bread that resembles pizza and many other food-shaped objects that, under normal circumstances, you wouldn't want to put in your mouth.

If all-you-can-eat food can't be done well, then perhaps an unlimited amount of one food done right is the answer.

Taking this direction, the folks at Tex & Shirley's have figured out exactly what their customers want. Pancakes. Lots of them.

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