I tend to go out to eat a lot, so I decided to list out places I really enjoy going. Now for those who don't personally know, you probably wouldn't know I have one hang up. Real restaurants versus chain restaurants. The major difference to me would be a location that can make food in their style versus a place that reheats frozen food in a convection oven. Don't get me wrong, there are a few chains I like and think have great food, you'll just see the list is VERY short.

I also wanted to mention two REPULSIVE places i've been that I think should be avoided at all costs. Chick-Fil-A is repulsive since they got caught donating profits to hate groups (click a link here). La Parilla just has horrible food and I think i'd have had a better meal outside in the dumpster. The fish taco can best be described as a WalMart fish stick with cole slaw on top... BLEH...

Favorite Atlanta restaurants

Favorite NYC restaurants

Favorite restaurants in other areas

Favorite chain restaurants

1. Lettuce Souprise You

1. Bombay Palace

1. Pepe's Pizzeria (New Haven, CT)

1. Longhorn Steakhouse

2. Cafe Bombay

2. The Lobster Place

2. Lobster Pot (Provincetown, MA)

2. Starbucks

3. Pig n Chik

3. Virgil's BBQ

3. Jasper White's Summer Shack (CT)

3. Maggiano's Little Italy

4. Grecian Gyro

4. San Rocco

4. Taco King (Hamden, CT)


5. Bagel Palace Deli & Bakery

5. Peter Luger Steakhouse

5. Tre Scalini (New Haven, CT)

5. White Castle

6. Atlanta Fish Market

6. Grimaldi's

6. Chowder Pot III (Branford, CT)

7. Aldo's

7. Grand Central Oyster Bar

7. Moby Dick's (Wellfleet, MA)

Most disgusting chain “restaurants”

8. Taqueria Los Hermanos

8. Carmine's

8. Aunt Chilada's (Hamden, CT)

9. Main Moon

9. Shake Shack

9. Le Montreal (Montreal, Canada)

1. Chick-Fil-A

10. Luciano's Ristorante Italiano

10. Nobu

10. Jimmies of Savin Rock (CT)

2. La Parilla

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