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Re: KFC in Volketswil

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From what I know they failed once before in Switzerland? So they might be cautious, take it slowly.
Also if they keep it "special", they keep up the interest? ("I'd walk a mile for a Camel", LOL). McDonalds is everywhere. Is there a thead here about it?
Oh didn't know they failed in switzerland before.

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I understand someone driving from Baden to Volketswil for it. If it feels like home or brings up memories, one does all kinds of stuff and it's only 40 minutes - I often drive further just to have dinner with friends.
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Old 14.03.2019, 16:28
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Oh didn't know they failed in switzerland before.
Back in the '80s.

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Because people like McDonalds?

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Ask any self-respecting 6 year old what the epitome of fine dining is (in their opinion)
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Back in the '80s.

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...and again when LiB left
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Old 14.03.2019, 16:41
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Ask any self-respecting 6 year old what the epitome of fine dining is (in their opinion)
What? Burger King?
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Old 14.03.2019, 16:45
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Old 14.03.2019, 16:47
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Back in the '80s.

Tom
Back in the 80s they had a problem called Pat Grace, a very helpful Irishman. So helpful that he helped 'The Colonel' with some receipt changes for free. Now the poor Colonel, did not understand the saying: there is no such thing as a free lunch, until Pat explained it to him.

Most of the 80s were spent in legal battles with Pat, as he got injunctions preventing them for doing this and that... eventually 'The Colonel' realised that the lunch was not so expensive after all and paid up.
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Old 14.03.2019, 17:15
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Ask any self-respecting 6 year old what the epitome of fine dining is (in their opinion)
Last year, when my youngest was six, his choice was sushi. It still is.

The trouble is, he's only seven and he eats sushi in quantities like he's wolfing down a burger with extra-large fries.

I'm not trying to show off but I really think times have changed.
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Last year, when my youngest was six, his choice was sushi. It still is.

The trouble is, he's only seven and he eats sushi in quantities like he's wolfing down a burger with extra-large fries.

I'm not trying to show off but I really think times have changed.



As we all know, their are sushi and then their are SUSHI, both are very different in taste and price !
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Re: KFC in Switzerland?

https://www.20min.ch/schweiz/zuerich...hafen-25796542

New one at the airport
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From what I know they failed once before in Switzerland? So they might be cautious, take it slowly.
Also if they keep it "special", they keep up the interest? ("I'd walk a mile for a Camel", LOL).
But back than there was still the Grüt-Farm, which was at least one year older than the Colonel:
https://www.nzz.ch/der_gueggeli_-_te...chen-1.4260682
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Re: KFC in Switzerland?

I voted "Who Cares?".

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Old 30.04.2019, 13:58
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Re: KFC in Switzerland?

As usual the 20 minute readers' comments are revealing.

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The store will certainly run well due to the international patronage. I also force myself into this institution about once a year. Afterwards I can enjoy good food again and appreciate my privilege.
Whether Americans or from Asia, visitors are always delighted with our food. I'm not talking about Gourmet, but the bistro on the corner or the Migros Pizza takeaway. The quality of the food is unique in this country, and you are happy to pay more.
I've seen these sentiments repeated on this forum - 'There are enough restaurants already and they are so great anyway that nothing needs to change.'
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Old 30.04.2019, 14:07
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Re: KFC in Switzerland?

Last time that I was in a PFK was in Quebec 21 years ago, because my kids wanted poutine!

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Old 30.04.2019, 14:08
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As usual the 20 minute readers' comments are revealing.

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I've seen these sentiments repeated on this forum - 'There are enough restaurants already and they are so great anyway that nothing needs to change.'
Yeah, but DOES the airport need another restaurant? There are already loads of them, so it's a reasonable point.

The airport seems to be dominated by restaurants and coffee shops, and they're just about to open a Pret there, too.
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Yeah, but DOES the airport need another restaurant? There are already loads of them, so it's a reasonable point.

The airport seems to be dominated by restaurants and coffee shops, and they're just about to open a Pret there, too.
I agree.

If they could open one at the Basel airport however, they might be on to something. Basel airport is pretty much scorched earth these days if you're not into overpriced croissants.
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Old 30.04.2019, 14:13
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The airport seems to be dominated by restaurants and coffee shops, and they're just about to open a Pret there, too.
Just more death waiting to happen.

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Old 30.04.2019, 14:22
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Yeah, but DOES the airport need another restaurant? There are already loads of them, so it's a reasonable point.

The airport seems to be dominated by restaurants and coffee shops, and they're just about to open a Pret there, too.
Yeah, competition is such a bad thing.
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Old 30.04.2019, 14:28
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Yeah, but DOES the airport need another restaurant?
KFC is hardly a restaurant.

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Yeah, competition is such a bad thing.
Not so much about competition as saturation. Zurich's not alone, though. The pile-em-in-then-get-em-out snacky type restaurants seem to be the main money spinner in most airports. Most people are rushing through so are drawn to a quick solution for food.

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KFC is hardly a restaurant.
OK, so a "fast-food-joint"?
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