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Old 11-11-2018, 12:32 PM
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Creamy coleslaw can be both high in calories and carbs. Vinegar dressed coleslaw has less. A creamy coleslaw could be very high in sugar content.

Old 11-11-2018, 12:50 PM
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Originally Posted by fw102807 View Post
We went to Bluefin for lunch last week and they told us we could substitute anything.
So, if I order a bowl of soup, can I substitute the 2 pound lobster?
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Old 11-11-2018, 03:37 PM
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Originally Posted by retiredguy123 View Post
So, if I order a bowl of soup, can I substitute the 2 pound lobster?
If you pay the upcharge. I didn't say substitutions were free I said they were available.
Old 11-12-2018, 09:58 AM
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I'm diabetic and just order what I can eat. I would have said just leave off the rice. I would have then ordered a side i could eat. Let's think about it any substitution would be more than the rice. If, I don't know, but if it were a special then probably no substitutions. I often pay an upcharge to get something I can eat.
Old 11-12-2018, 12:10 PM
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If you can't eat what's on the menu, don't order it.
Old 11-13-2018, 04:45 PM
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Originally Posted by manaboutown View Post
I can not eat cheese for allergy reasons and I have a heck of a time getting it omitted from many orders; I can sympathize. Also just try to get them to 'hold the salt'.

On the other ex-wife: "I'll have the special (chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and green beans) but want to substitute steamed chicken for the fried steak, rice for the mashed potatoes and peas for the green beans." True story - many times over...

Point is this can get out of hand.

Why not order the kabobs without the rice and a veggie or two on the side? Rice is cheap and easy to prepare; veggies cost more than rice and are more work to prepare. Q.E.D.: They are not equivalent.
Good that she’s your EX.

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