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CLEMENTINE - Overpriced and Mediocre


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CLEMENTINE - Overpriced and Mediocre

love2eat | Jul 26, 2006 12:49 AM

Trying to avoid the hellfire heat of my apartment i caught a movie in west l.a. and decided to give clementine a try after the movie. The nice but clueless "college-kid" behind the counter took my order. It went something like this:

me: what is your lunch special for today? (i read that on weekdays they have a lunch special that includes half sandwich, cup of soup, soda, and cookie.)

Clueless College Kid (CCK): uhhhh...

Man yelling from the kitchen: Lunch Special is over! it ended at 3pm!

CCK: yeah, it ended at 3pm.

me: ok...well, can i have the cold rare roast beef sandwich.

CCK: ummmm..ok.

Man yelling from kitchen: We are out of roast beef for today!

CCK: out of roast beef.

me: wow, its not my lucky day. well, i guess ill get the philly cheese steak sandwich...and an ice water.

CCK: ok, that will be 10.47.

CCK hands me a wooden number to take to my table. The sandwich comes and it is tiny. about six inches long and cut in, i have two three inch halves. the meat was extremely greasy. there were a few grilled onions and maybe a couple grilled peppers scattered throughout. Pretty much flavorless and boring for all the fat grams consumed. the sandwich came with a miniscule cup of pickled cucumbers. the sweet and sour on the cucumbers was so overpowering that i couldnt even finish the miniscule cup.

i would have rather had subway. avoid this one.

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