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Salad ripoff.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

So for lunch I had a healthy meal and then my father and uncle came in from work and asked me if I wanted something from this local takeout place called Chicken Shack. It is not a healthy place at all. I declined but they were like "Get a salad!!" Lol. I knew a salad from there would be prolly be crappy and didn't want to waste the money but I said okay to shut them up.

I was right. The "salad" was terrible.

Half a hard boiled egg, a couple slices of an unimpressive tomato, and a shallow bed of browning iceberg lettuce that looked slimy gross, a sliver of carrot and cucumber. Really, 4 dollars for this and I'm not even gunna eat it. They should be ashamed. I wish I had been the one to pick the order up because I would've told them I didn't want it. Ugh.

I've noticed a lot of places have poor quality highly priced salads. Have you guys noticed this too? Makes me so mad.

Anyways, it is soooo lovely outside and I am gunna go enjoy it and get my workout in. It's wonderful being back on track. =) Hope you all have a wonderful day!!

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    They should pay you to take that salad!
    2167 days ago
  • DONNA19711
    Where is the salad. That is pathetic. Sorry you had to experience this. I get my salads from Subway. Where I live they are very generous on the vegetables they put into my salad. I may pay a little more, but I get my monies worth.
    2169 days ago
    Maybe your best bet would've been to tell your father and uncle 'I appreciate you thinking of me, but I have already eaten and do not want any more.' If they continue make the point that 'I know best if/when/what I will eat. Please respect my choice.'

    You already knew it wouldn't be good. You weren't interested. It was a waste of money. Sometimes what comes before ordering any fast food is more important than the food itself. Still, once you saw the salad you could have sent them right back to return it and get their money back, as it would make the point to them and to the 'restaurant' that it was a horrible choice.

    Just IMHO it's one thing to be forced to eat that because there is no other option (travelling long distance and needing something quick) and another thing to get it for no good reason.
    2170 days ago
    My son worked at McD's and I'd say Shansdoinit79 speculation is kindly close to the salad histories he observed. If you have a Culver's while fast food expensive, they have the quality you'd expect for those prices. I also have good luck at family run restaurants that serve extended hours/24 hrs here locally. They all do take out, just phone and ask.
    2170 days ago
    I'm almost always disappointed with salads that I don't make myself. Sorry you got ripped off on that supposed "salad."
    2170 days ago
    OH NO They Didn't!!! Can you SAaaaaaaaay RIP OFF!!! Aaaaaaaaaa emoticon emoticon
    2170 days ago
  • KITT52
    I have been there think how can the mess up a salad but poor quality veggies will do it every time....
    sorry you wasted your money

    2170 days ago
    Yes!!!!! Ugh. It seems like that EVERYWHERE we go. My husband orders his usual unhealthy meal, I order my daughter something, and Im like hmmm this salad sounds good. Til it gets to the table. Gross. The grilled chicken tastes three days old or reheated 5 times, the spinach/lettuce is brown or wilted, and it costs a fotune! Either that OR they have so much crap mounded up on it I could have just ordered a big greasy burger like my hubby.

    Its insane.
    2170 days ago
    Drives me crazy.
    2170 days ago
    Wow, $4 for that? It is crazy how much restaurants will charge more for salads and healthier options and then give you something like that or really small portions. I read on someone's blog the other day how McDonald's is charging an insane amount (like $4 in some places) for their version of "oatmeal". I can make a cinammon/brown sugar oatmeal in about a minute and a half in the microwave and pair it with a sliced apple for less than $0.50.

    I'm glad to hear you are back on track and I would definitely recommend keeping some "backup" meals for times like that. Even some canned tuna on some lettuce/spinach, a can of no salt diced tomatoes, and a serving of italian dressing will do in a pinch! Enjoy the beautiful day!
    2170 days ago
    I doesn't look to good
    2170 days ago
    yes i have also noticed that. It is horrible if that salad is what they consider a healthy option. To many places serve horrible food for the money..Crack Down I say
    2170 days ago
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