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HomeTown Buffet

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In a word: Here we go again.

The specs: #0756  
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JM and Nichole both ate at the buffet with beverage.
The bill was $15, or $7.50/person after BOGO e-coupon, and we FORGOT TO TIP. Bad.
JM gave a HomeTown Buffet a C+; Nichole gave HomeTown Buffet a C (see our grading rubric).

If you're at HomeTown buffet, you have a good reason to be there. So don't judge. It's not so freakin' bad, if you're doing it right.

JM got pizza, ribs, chicken fingers, chips and salsa and such. You know, JM food. Nichole got horchata, pickled beets, soft vegetables drowning in butter and a couple slices of roast beast. You know, Nichole food.


The key to quality here is to pounce on the fresh trays as they come out of the kitchen, and to entertain yourself with unlikely food combinations and strictly limited mixology.

Sprite and IceeThe Frozen Fromin:

  • Dash raspberry iced tea
  • 1/2 glass cherry Icee
  • 1/2 glass Sprite (Zero, if preferred)

Stir until volume decreases and foam develops. Top with more Sprite. Adjust ratio of tea:Sprite if more bitterness is desired.

The thick foam was like a blanket of the best part of an ice cream float: the bits of soda ice that form next to the frozen cream. Two thumbs up for barman JM.

We finished with a Dreamsicle-evoking dish of vanilla soft serve topped with the sawdust they sprinkle on unicorn puke:

Vanilla soft serve and fruit cereal


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Did you actually eat that last dish? It looks like it might be sorta fun.

We did, and it was!

the Old Country Buffet was so bad that I'd be afraid to go here. How did it compare?

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