And of course, shockingly Pizza hut mimicked it a month later.
Ahh…the fast food companies trying to be original but just imitating other commercials.
Oh, btw, speaking of which. London Style Fish and Chips doesn’t mean a fucking thing at Long John Silvers. We’re using the same damn boat/trays we always use, just with a different pattern on it. You have no idea how many idiots come through the drive through and say “Make sure it’s the london style and not the original fish, I don’t like your original battered fish.”
Not at my store. Same recipe, same batter, just a different plate and that’s it.[/quote]
Well, I mean, it IS fish and chips. Some people just don’t realize that’s what they were already serving, I suppose. I couldn’t locate the commercial to check and see if they were explicitly claiming it was new.
There’s the whole ‘pay more depending on location’ thing as well. And presentation. Like, I’d pay more for a beautifully presented piece of food in a well appointed restaurant than I would in a complete shit whole for the same thing just sloshed on a plate. The experience is decidedly different.
If McDonald’s dollar menu isn’t quite your style, consider this: a $5,000 hamburger. And where else would it be sold but Las Vegas, of course. Chef Hubert Keller at Fleur de Lys at Mandalay Bay is offering this new burger for a price that can only be called decadent. The foie gras and black truffle-stuffed Kobe burger is served on a brioche truffle bun and garnished with Chef Keller’s special sauce, which also has truffles. Accompanying this burger is a bottle of Chateau Petrus 1995.
I’ve had a foie gras burger that was about £40 or so before and also will comfortably pay £10 at a restaurant for a burger. However, this represents the higher cost of meat in the UK (as a lot of it ends up being imported) as well as a general higher cost of food. But yeh, I seriously contend that a higher priced meal is better than a mid priced meal. I can make a decent meal at home, but going out to a michelin star restaurant whilst seven times the price of a normal mean out, is more than seven times as worth while as I can’t reproduce it so perfectly myself for one fifteenth of the cost.
I have all of those except for Hardee’s, Long John Silver’s and White castle within 15 minutes or so of my house. We don’t have White Castle here. We have Krystal, which is pretty similar. The only Krystal that I know of is located on the fringes of the poor section of town, so I’ve only been there twice in the 17 years I’ve lived here. We have a Long John Silver’s down south of town in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart Supercenter. I don’t really care for fish, so I’ve never been there.
We have a Burglar King, McDonald, Subway, Dairy Queen, Pizza Hut, Pizza Ranch, and Godfather in my town, We also did have a KFC, A&W, and Hardee but those close down. I also need to go to Maid-Rite again, their sandwich are freaking awesome.