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#16 fentona

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Posted 07 July 2010 - 03:47 PM

Back from the wedding! The menu was

cauliflower fritters with lemon aioli
crostini with fresh ricotta and dried tomatoes
some sort of pasta salad that I didn't try
salad with chickpeas and cherry tomatoes
steak frites
salmon with couscous

The cauliflower was good and a real crowd pleaser, as were the crostini (the fresh ricotta and tomatoes made for a very pizza-y flavor.) I really liked the steak frites, and the salmon was good, though cooked a little rare for my taste. My only complaint is that the meal was a little short on vegetables-- the salad was heavier on chickpeas than on tomatoes-- and long on starch, with a giant pile of (very tasty) frites and not a whole lot of steak. But the food was all good, and according to my dad, very reasonably priced. Definitely a good catering option, I'd say.
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Posted 17 August 2010 - 06:53 PM

Skillet may have lost me. While the quality of the food is good, $9 for half a pork sandwich and $6 for arancini makes it a poor value compared to places where I don't have to wait in line, and actually have seating and service. Isn't value supposed to be part of the whole food truck formula?
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Posted 17 August 2010 - 09:34 PM

Skillet may have lost me. While the quality of the food is good, $9 for half a pork sandwich and $6 for arancini makes it a poor value compared to places where I don't have to wait in line, and actually have seating and service. Isn't value supposed to be part of the whole food truck formula?


Did you go today and get on camera saying that? (Food Network Canada)

#19 nightscotsman

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Posted 17 August 2010 - 09:50 PM

Skillet may have lost me. While the quality of the food is good, $9 for half a pork sandwich and $6 for arancini makes it a poor value compared to places where I don't have to wait in line, and actually have seating and service. Isn't value supposed to be part of the whole food truck formula?

Agreed.

#20 tighe

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Posted 17 August 2010 - 10:05 PM


Skillet may have lost me. While the quality of the food is good, $9 for half a pork sandwich and $6 for arancini makes it a poor value compared to places where I don't have to wait in line, and actually have seating and service. Isn't value supposed to be part of the whole food truck formula?


Did you go today and get on camera saying that? (Food Network Canada)


Uh, no. :huh: I went for lunch and last Thursday when they were parked in SLU.
It may have been Camelot for Jack and Jacqueline
But on the Che Guevara highway filling up with gasoline
Fidel Castro's brother spies a rich lady who's crying
Over luxury's dissapointment
So he walks over and he's trying
To sympathize with her, but thinks that he should warn her
That the Thirld World is just around the corner

#21 little ms foodie

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Posted 11 October 2012 - 08:00 PM

I haven't been to the Skillet Diner yet and was thinking of going this weekend with some friends. I know it got some meh reviews at first (but so did Poppy which is now a favorite of mine). Has anyone been recently? Also I can't tell from their website if they take reservations?
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#22 Lauren

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Posted 12 October 2012 - 04:46 PM

I haven't been to the Skillet Diner yet and was thinking of going this weekend with some friends. I know it got some meh reviews at first (but so did Poppy which is now a favorite of mine). Has anyone been recently? Also I can't tell from their website if they take reservations?


It's been a year since Mary and I went but it was awful when we went. Overly sweet drinks, bland food but the most egregious thing was the use of braising greens on a salad.

I've liked their burgers off the truck but won't go back to the diner.
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#23 little ms foodie

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Posted 12 October 2012 - 07:15 PM

We are heading there tomorrow night, I'll report back!
Wendy.....Seattle, WA


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