Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Eating Out!


It's good to eat a meal out at a Restaurant, to have something different however there are Restaurant and Restaurants. Many of them have what I cook at home, so hence I prefer something different which is often a little hard to find at times.

Often I am asked to go out for breakfast - not a good idea, no Restaurant has Marmite & Toast.  I have been eating Marmite & Toast ever since I can remember for breakfast.
I once ventured out for breakfast and oh my goodness, the Toast was soggy, just brown on either side certainly not to my taste...the Tea was like dishwater, not that I have actually drunk that.

Lunch out, well not one for a light meal at lunchtime, I prefer something very light and healthy, not many Restaurants cater for me, no, I am not fussy I eat most things.  I could no more eat Sausages or such for lunch...as they are not a favourite food of mine.

Dinner in the evening well that is another story when eating out....Entree, Main and not often sweets.

As for a Cup of Tea, they are hard to find. People who drink Coffee have it made, so I believe but Tea drinkers like me, mostly have to go without because I haven't come across any Restaurant with a person in the kitchen who can make a good cuppa!

When travelling, that is another story!

12 comments:

  1. i agree Margaret, it's so hard to get a really nice meal when eating out. i never order what i can make easily at home. as for a good cuppa my mum used to say the same. it's very hard to get a decent cuppa at a restaurant. i like my coffee but believe me there is a lot of bad coffee out there too. sometimes my son takes me out for brekky and nine times out of ten i can always do better at home but it's nice to eat somewhere different for a change. funny isn't it that we both blogged obout food isn't it? :)

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  2. I must be easily pleased. I enjoy going out to eat. I have had some fabulous meals but also some awful ones too. The worst breakfast experience I had was at the Stamford Hotel. The food was great but someone a few tables away threw up all over the table. That put me off going out for breakfast for a long time.

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  3. yevisha,
    It is nice to eat out for a change, we often do it for dinner...and rather weird that we both did our posts about food :)

    Diane,
    Oh Yuk! that would certainly turn you off breakfast...that happened to us once at dinner time, but it didn't put me off.

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  4. Never thought I'd say it but I'm tired of eating out. I"d much rather have a meal at home....even if is peanut butter and jelly with soup!

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  5. Hello M I love eating out but never know what to order either because I think I must like my own cooking. I do enjoy the company of My Hero and not doing the dishes though. Take care. G

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  6. Hello Sandra,
    Thanks for leaving a comment :)
    We used to go out every week for dinner and we did get tired of that too..but still enjoy an occasional evening out.
    Meals at home are always nice :)

    Hello Buttons,
    Sometimes it's a little hard in choosing what to order because everything often looks inviting.
    You know I never wash the dishes, the dishwasher does that and my husband :)Guess I am lucky..xox

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  7. It's a challenge to get a good healthy meal in a restaurant - for one thing, there's usually there's too much salt. While I enjoy visiting with friends and family and the convenience, I ultimately prefer to make my own at home :)

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  8. I enjoy the thought of going out, but then I generally find fault with everything once I get there.

    Also, what is marmite?

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  9. I have not tried Marmite in years I am a Vegimite girl.......my nan use to have Marmite though.......

    I am someone who likes to go out for lunch more then dinner mostly because I do not eat a big meal and often the cost of a dinner meal seems to high for me as I will not always eat everything and do not like to feel like I am wasting money......

    I have not gone our for breakfast in years unless I guess you count meeting the family on a Friday morning at the local shopping centre food court on a Friday morning for breakfast.......lol

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  10. Hello Jane,
    I too don't care for salt, I prefer to use it when necessary..and some chef's/cooks use it and it's yuk!
    We need a certain amount of salt in our diets - long story :)

    Hello The Queen Bee,
    Are you a Virgo?...lol
    Marmite - you know of Vegemite?
    Marmite is same colour but tastes a little different, one is more bitter than the other, and is spread usually very thin on toast and or bread..it's an Australian thing.

    Hello Jo-Anne,
    Dinner at night is always more expensive due to wages I expect.
    As long as you enjoy your meal that is the main thing.
    Well that is eating out for breakfast then :)

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  11. Scorpio, here. Is marmite salty or sweet? Does it come in a jar?

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  12. I like sausage for breakfast. Sausage patties, that is. I put 'em between two slabs of toast and eat 'em in sandwich form. Take a bite of scrambled eggs, chew, take a bite of toast and sausage, chew, sip some coffee, repeat. Ahhhhhh.......

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