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A la carte menus - love 'em or hate 'em?

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A la carte menus - love 'em or hate 'em?

lynnlato | Oct 30, 2010 03:45 PM

We had dinner last night at a BLT Steak and, as is typically the case in an upscale steak house, they had an a la carte menu. It occurred to me that I am not a fan of this type of menu. I prefer to have the chef create a meal for me (main w/ sides) rather than have to order a protein and then choose a side or two from a list. The sides are typically overpriced and the portions are too large and I hate getting my protein on a large plate - it looks so naked and lonely.

I suppose the menu is designed this way so that it has mass appeal. I'm just curious if I'm in the minority in not liking this type of menu.

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