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Declining Economy = Declining Quality?


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Declining Economy = Declining Quality?

pang | Feb 2, 2009 06:28 AM

Recently went to the Kenmore location of Petit Robert having not been in a long while. I needed a french onion soup fix! I ordered the soup, pates and a bottle of delicious wine. I remember the soup being hot and gooey with pungent gruyere. This was not hot or gooey or gruyere! Some shabby, tasteless cheese sat atop my soup, adding nothing to the overall flavor and enjoyment. Sad. But, the pates were as delectable as always except in place of delightful little cornichons were slices of sandwich dill pickles. I did miss those little cornichons.

Has anyone else experienced what seems to be cost cutting measures effecting overall quality/enjoyment at their favorite places of late??

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