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"pouletc" is a new restaurant chain to be launched by Migros, concentrating on chicken products. The first two will be opened in Kreuzlingen/TG and Pfungen/ZH.
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Old 07.05.2012, 22:04
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Re: pouletc

KFC?

Kreuzlingen Fried Chicken.
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Old 07.05.2012, 22:06
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Re: pouletc

More info but in German:

http://www.20min.ch/finance/news/sto...urant-17892418
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Re: pouletc

I love how this "new restaurant concept" involves serving chicken in a basket.

I wasn't even born the first time that became retro.
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Re: pouletc

I hope they aren't relying on word-of-mouth advertising. How would one even pronounce that monstrous word?
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Old 08.05.2012, 01:55
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I love how this "new restaurant concept" involves serving chicken in a basket.

I wasn't even born the first time that became retro.
Not exactly a "new concept" but rather that somebody at Migros remembered that Migros Poulet in the 1950ies and 60ies were a way for many families to have a good and non-expensive meal for the whole family

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I hope they aren't relying on word-of-mouth advertising. How would one even pronounce that monstrous word?
It either simply is poulet with the "C" ignored, or it is poulet etcetera . And poulet of course is pronounced pule . Very easy

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Re: pouletc

When near the roasted chicken stand in "Migros Take Away", I can't stop thinking the roasting chickens are probably these whoose "best before" date lapsed on that day at the earliest.
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Old 08.05.2012, 09:30
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Re: pouletc

just as FYI.. there is a rather successful restaurant group ( chain? can you call four restaurants a chain ? ) here in Geneva, that started out doing only roast chicken

it's still their mainstay but now they've branched out to include such imaginative dishes as............roast pork and grilled lamb.

Perhaps Migro has been spying on them?

http://www.chezmacousine.ch/
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Re: pouletc

Will you be able to have a drink (beer, wine) with your Poulet seeing as it's a Migros restaurant? Or is it just a subsidary like Denner?
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When near the roasted chicken stand in "Migros Take Away", I can't stop thinking the roasting chickens are probably these whoose "best before" date lapsed on that day at the earliest.
Don't worry: chickens can't read anyway ;-)
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I hope they aren't relying on word-of-mouth advertising. How would one even pronounce that monstrous word?
Brought to you by the same people that named their mountain bike range "Cronics".

Doesn't the Migros marketing department have a wonderful way with words.
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Re: pouletc

I live close by to a Micarna (ironically named, as many Spanish and Portuguese work there), that seems to predominantly "deal" with the white feathery things - lorry and trailer load after lorry and trailer load, seemingly 24/7.

If these restaurants take off, then it will be a continual convey of the silly cluckers clogging up the roads .... unless of course they're planning to use cheaper imported ones, to maximise profits, as there is no direct food (origin) labelling on cooked products.
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Doesn't the Migros marketing department have a wonderful way with words.
And "Candida" toothpaste! They really have the worst branding team.
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Huh, nothing new. The Auberge de Mouton in Belfaux as been doing chicken in a basket for years and reckon they are no1 at it.
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And "Candida" toothpaste! They really have the worst branding team.
My husband was so proud of himself for having toothpaste here and waiting for us to use when the kids and I arrived. I had to explain to him why I couldn't put something called Candida in my mouth
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My husband was so proud of himself for having toothpaste here and waiting for us to use when the kids and I arrived. I had to explain to him why I couldn't put something called Candida in my mouth
Can yuou explain? Don't get it, and urban dictionary was no help.
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Can yuou explain? Don't get it, and urban dictionary was no help.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candida_(fungus)
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Huh, nothing new. The Auberge de Mouton in Belfaux as been doing chicken in a basket for years and reckon they are no1 at it.
The old restaurant at the Beaulieu in Lausanne used to make really good fried chicken in a basket. It was an really old restaurant though. So as was said above, not really the leader in food trends.

Of course, I'm guessing some bright spark at Migros has been reading EF & their KFC runs!


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My husband was so proud of himself for having toothpaste here and waiting for us to use when the kids and I arrived. I had to explain to him why I couldn't put something called Candida in my mouth

Haahaa. It always makes me laugh how awful this name is. But I have purchased it a couple times when I've been caught out and only have time to hit the Migros. But really.
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just as FYI.. there is a rather successful restaurant group ( chain? can you call four restaurants a chain ? ) here in Geneva, that started out doing only roast chicken

it's still their mainstay but now they've branched out to include such imaginative dishes as............roast pork and grilled lamb.

Perhaps Migro has been spying on them?

http://www.chezmacousine.ch/
I see that "ma cousine" sports nice wines. If Migros keeps that chain "inside" Migros itself there will be no wines, but if it is kept separate like Migrol or Migrolino or Denner or Globus, it will be different

The prices at "ma cousine" are what Migros prices traditionally used to be. If Migros goes along that line, there should be success. If they however start their new "chain" with a far higher price-level than "ma Cousine" they will fail.
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