How fast is Waffle House....is it really fast food

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RE: How fast is Waffle House....is it really fast food 2006/06/01 17:07:42 (permalink)
Greymo, you are absolutely correct. They are a chain that has their stuff together with a very uncomplicated menu that is super. I actually enjoy reading their menu.

I could enjoy their hashbrowns everyday. I wish I could do them at home like they do. I wish I could fry a egg like they do.

Their product has taste.

Some has found fault with a particular location and I do not doubt that. I find fault with my own cooking quite often.

They are unique with their size, menu, service, attitude and taste.

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RE: How fast is Waffle House....is it really fast food 2006/06/01 17:29:03 (permalink)
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Err, no response = no chance you'll do a review, MH?

I'll have to think about it TJ.
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RE: How fast is Waffle House....is it really fast food 2006/06/01 19:24:28 (permalink)
Aw. Come on Mike!
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RE: How fast is Waffle House....is it really fast food 2006/06/02 00:55:03 (permalink)
Each Waffle House is like a roadside diner, only with big financial support. I've eaten at WH all over the south, and they all have the great food I expect, with their own local "flavor".

I remember lots of great WH experiences. The first one that comes to mind tonight is an early morning breakfast in Hattiesburg, MS. My waitress was a stunningly beautiful, raven-haired Goddess. She opened her to speak (taking my order), and I don't think I've ever heard a worse dialect. I fell in love...
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RE: How fast is Waffle House....is it really fast food 2006/06/02 05:30:42 (permalink)
One of my favorite WH experiences was having an early bite with Sundancer in Dickson, while waiting for Al and Bushie to start out on our first Glee Club Q crawl. While we were drinking coffee and having sausage biscuits, Al and Bushie were already scoring ribs at a joint in White Bluff.
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RE: How fast is Waffle House....is it really fast food 2006/06/02 07:59:52 (permalink)
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One of my favorite WH experiences was having an early bite with Sundancer in Dickson, while waiting for Al and Bushie to start out on our first Glee Club Q crawl. While we were drinking coffee and having sausage biscuits, Al and Bushie were already scoring ribs at a joint in White Bluff.


Poverty, I had forgotten about that. Good food, good conversation and the beginning of a memorable "eventful" day.

One of the few times I have OD'd on BBQ.

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RE: How fast is Waffle House....is it really fast food 2006/06/02 18:09:35 (permalink)
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They use a lot of oil when doing eggs and hash browns, I think that's why they're so good. Also, they seem help me out the next day. Oh, don't ever ask for pancakes, don't ask me how I know.

John

How do you know?


You asked! When they serve them they pull the 50/50 Del Monte catsup/Hunts ketchup off wherever you’re sitting.

John
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RE: How fast is Waffle House....is it really fast food 2006/06/02 18:36:44 (permalink)
John, Waffle House does not serve pancakes.
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RE: How fast is Waffle House....is it really fast food 2006/06/03 06:37:21 (permalink)
I know Micheal, that's how I really know - I asked for them one time.
Just having a little fun with our buddy Parses6.

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RE: How fast is Waffle House....is it really fast food 2006/06/09 14:08:48 (permalink)
My most prized menu in my menu collection is a W.H. one from the mid 90's. The ones that like 60 pictures on it and the famous statement "World's Leading Server of Raisin Toast and Cheese Eggs".

This was also before they started having combo meals and wraps which oddly enough you would think they would have jumped the shark with those but they are popular at W.H. (atleast one of our local ones).

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RE: How fast is Waffle House....is it really fast food 2006/06/11 13:37:38 (permalink)
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John, Waffle House does not serve pancakes.

Then they would be called Pancake house..
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RE: How fast is Waffle House....is it really fast food 2006/06/12 08:38:05 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Michael Hoffman

John, Waffle House does not serve pancakes.

Then they would be called Pancake house..


Hey, great idea, we could call it IHOP. I felt like having pancakes so I asked and I was told.

John
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RE: How fast is Waffle House....is it really fast food 2006/07/03 14:50:58 (permalink)
i am a recent convert (okay, i went for the first time today) and the food was excellent, onions perfect and the best hash browns i ever had short of my father's home made.
the waitperson was fiesty, droll and altogether a wonder. Kara belongs in films, not in a waffle house the cook who strongly sufggested i call her donald was an egg cracking whizz. no cigarete fumes, clean as a whistle, yes YES, i will be going back on a regular basis if only
to be told to "go home, we're all out of everything".

dayle wafflehouse on central ave near juan tabo
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RE: How fast is Waffle House....is it really fast food 2006/07/10 21:45:32 (permalink)
My wife and I have been fans of WH for years, despite the fact that we live in "chain deprived" CT (as one contributor stated in another thread). Each time we go South, we look for the first WH sign on the horizon...that means we're actually in the South! In my view, WH is really a great Southern diner...kissin' cousins of the many diners in the Northeast. The food, the welcome, the bottomless cup-a-Joe makes you think you're really not that far from home. Oh if only they'd come a little farther North! Fast food? No way. The fact that WH is a chain should not, IMO, relegate it to FF status. That would be most unjust.
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RE: How fast is Waffle House....is it really fast food 2006/07/10 22:25:29 (permalink)
I'm sorry you don't have any Waffle Houses in Connecticut, but unless they've moved Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, West Virginia, Indiana and Illinois out of the North, I think you're going to have to amend your idea of where the South begins.
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RE: How fast is Waffle House....is it really fast food 2006/07/11 00:24:06 (permalink)
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I'm sorry you don't have any Waffle Houses in Connecticut, but unless they've moved Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, West Virginia, Indiana and Illinois out of the North, I think you're going to have to amend your idea of where the South begins.

Don't forget Delaware; there's one on Rte. 13 in Smyrna (at least it was there in September,) and another one somewhere in Middletown I believe.
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RE: How fast is Waffle House....is it really fast food 2006/07/11 03:07:25 (permalink)
waffle house might not be fast food but it is road food for sure and good food too and they're always open.
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RE: How fast is Waffle House....is it really fast food 2006/07/11 03:09:42 (permalink)
oh and where else can you get case de waffle hot sauce.
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RE: How fast is Waffle House....is it really fast food 2006/07/20 04:46:15 (permalink)
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Originally posted by John A

They use a lot of oil when doing eggs and hash browns, I think that's why they're so good. Also, they seem help me out the next day. Oh, don't ever ask for pancakes, don't ask me how I know.

John

The best reason for not asking for pancakes at a Waffle house is because they don't make pancakes.


Isn't that part of a blonde joke somewhere...lmao
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