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Re: Geneva - American places to eat?

American food
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Old 11.06.2011, 09:38
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American food
..... and your point is ?

Wait a few years until you get a craving for somethin' scrumptious like a Maine lobster with hush puppies
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..... and your point is ?

Wait a few years until you get a craving for somethin' scrumptious like a Maine lobster with hush puppies
Since when is Lobster American food?...I'm curious, what exactly constitutes American cuisine and how on earth would someone find themselves actually missing it?

I may miss food from the US but it certainly isn't American food - whatever that might be...American cheese?
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Re: Geneva - American places to eat?

Roasted turkey with cranberry sauce
Stuffing
Deep dish apple pie
Cherry crumble
Corn on the cob, potato salad and cold slaw
BBQ'd T-Bone
Yams and other sweet potato side dishes
Grits
Real thick pancakes stacked and cut in slices with real maple syrup
Devil's and Angel food cake
Cajun shrimps
Chicken gumbo

and..... Root Beer
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Old 11.06.2011, 14:59
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Re: Geneva - American places to eat?

Shame most of those examples aren't even American
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Old 11.06.2011, 15:12
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Since when is Lobster American food?...I'm curious, what exactly constitutes American cuisine and how on earth would someone find themselves actually missing it?

I may miss food from the US but it certainly isn't American food - whatever that might be...American cheese?
To help with your confusion / denial, here are some examples:

Biscuits and sausage gravy (here).


Pulled pork (here)


Apple pie (here)


Cobb salad (here)


Colby cheese (here)



Of course, that's just the tip of the ice burg.
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Roasted turkey with cranberry sauce
Stuffing
Deep dish apple pie
Cherry crumble
Corn on the cob, potato salad and cold slaw
BBQ'd T-Bone
Yams and other sweet potato side dishes
Grits
Real thick pancakes stacked and cut in slices with real maple syrup
Devil's and Angel food cake
Cajun shrimps
Chicken gumbo

and..... Root Beer
Stop it!! (Unless you're going to invite me over, when you're cooking )
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I made really good ribs once, but it took the better part of a day!
Cooking is the better part of the day. You have the right to disagree, but then you don't diserve your good ribs.
I feel like talking in metaphor to a student, kind of awkward.
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Re: Geneva - American places to eat?

Chili, Bufalo wings, steamers...

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Theres a Grill restaurant, just outside Geneva (in Lausanne actually ) called Buffalo Bar & Grill or something.

They have a lovely terrase and country atmospehere. Steaks are probably pre cooked and they just microwave it before serving, but I guess Americans are used to Fast food.

Jokes apart, its a nice place for steak, interesting menu and reasonable prices.
it is abvious that you and others with similar comments dont know a thing about restaurants and good eating in america. After being here for over two years, fast food beets any 50 CHF meal here. Having said that, I am not a fast food person, certainly boycott MCD, but no one in their right mind would want to eat a steak which is microwaved, unless I am going to a semi fast food restaurant as a last resort.

As for american dining, they may call it american Grill, etc... but this is their own interpretation or imagination of what it would be. they will never match quality of Steak or other ingriedients, as simple as potato chips.
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Re: Geneva - American places to eat?

If only.... if only they'd open a Red Lobster here.. just a lil one, anywhere in CH.. *sigh*

Crab legs and a nut cracker with hush puppies
and, of course, a bib !
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and, of course, a bib !
amateur !!!!!!!!
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If only.... if only they'd open a Red Lobster here.. just a lil one, anywhere in CH.. *sigh*

Crab legs and a nut cracker with hush puppies
and, of course, a bib !

I could be mistaken but I believe Red Lobster is a franchise type establishment, perhaps you know someone who is looking for a business to open and run who maybe like the idea of opening a RL.
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Roasted turkey with cranberry sauce
Stuffing
Deep dish apple pie
Cherry crumble
Corn on the cob, potato salad and cold slaw
BBQ'd T-Bone
Yams and other sweet potato side dishes
Grits
Real thick pancakes stacked and cut in slices with real maple syrup
Devil's and Angel food cake
Cajun shrimps
Chicken gumbo

and..... Root Beer
I am going to be in the States in about 6 weeks. So I should get stuck into some of this??? Mind you, much of it is Oz food as well. I could certainly shovel in a lobster!

But I am absolutely going to miss fondue, raclette, kasechuchli, those yummy little sweet things from Migros bakery and the Parisiennes I've been buying at Coop, kaffee creme......sigh....
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Re: Geneva - American places to eat?

Why lie? I need an Oreo.

American desserts and bagels!
http://www.cheesecake-co.ch/

There's also a place called the Buffalo Grill right off the interstate in Crissier--next to a big mall! (just 30 mins from Geneva by car)
http://www.buffalo-grill.fr/
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Of course, that's just the tip of the ice burg.
Do you mean that's just the tip of the iceberg lettuce?
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Why lie? I need an Oreo.

American desserts and bagels!
http://www.cheesecake-co.ch/

There's also a place called the Buffalo Grill right off the interstate in Crissier--next to a big mall! (just 30 mins from Geneva by car)
http://www.buffalo-grill.fr/
I hate to be a spoilsport but I had cheesecake from cheesecake co. a few months ago... it in no way lived up to American standards.

and there is a Buffalo Grill just over the border from Geneva in Divonne ... I may have made reference to it earlier in this thread.
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Old 07.07.2011, 11:23
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Re: Geneva - American places to eat?

There is a buffalo grill in Archamps too(not that you will ever find me in there after the scandal)
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There is a buffalo grill in Archamps too(not that you will ever find me in there after the scandal)
ohhhh ???
spill........................... EF needs a good scandal
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Old 07.07.2011, 11:27
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Re: Geneva - American places to eat?

It was during BSE and a few of the bosses got dumped in the slammer for serving UK BSE tainted meat 03 i think - also there were a lot of hygiene issues .
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