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Old 03-05-2014, 07:16 AM   #1
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Indulgent restaurant meal?

I usually get bunless burger or salad with chicken. Any suggestions for restaurant meals that really take advantage of low-carb in all it's glory? Thanks in advance!
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Old 03-05-2014, 07:19 AM   #2
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Big steak and bigger salad?
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Old 03-05-2014, 07:25 AM   #3
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I usually get bunless burger or salad with chicken. Any suggestions for restaurant meals that really take advantage of low-carb in all it's glory? Thanks in advance!
18 oz. bone in ribeye marinated and grilled medium rare with mushrooms and a small side salad with oil and vinegar. Nothing else. Hooah!
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Old 03-05-2014, 08:12 AM   #4
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18 oz. bone in ribeye marinated and grilled medium rare with mushrooms and a small side salad with oil and vinegar. Nothing else. Hooah!
OP did ask for indulgent...
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Old 03-05-2014, 08:20 AM   #5
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I 2nd the ribeye!!!! Best. cut. ever.

ask for it topped with seasoned butter, with a caesar salad or sauteed spinach or broccoli n cheese
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Old 03-05-2014, 08:21 AM   #6
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Or hot wings with blue cheese or ranch. can't go wrong with that!
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Prime rib, as much as you want, with butter-drenched broccoli and a side salad with real ranch dressing.
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Old 03-05-2014, 09:26 AM   #8
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Two words: Surf and Turf

A steak AND a lobster (or crab) with drawn butter for dipping. Maybe a shrimp cocktail or a few oysters as a starter. And for me, a Caesar salad (no croutons) for my side dish. Most steak places don't do cooked vegetables very well.

(As good as all this sounds, I don't think I could eat it all in one meal - my LC appetite is not that big )
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Yup!

When I was in NYC last week, I ate dinner out one night, and one of the daily specials was surf and turf. It was a lobster tail on top of a filet. It was drenched in butter and seasonings, and came with a baked potato. I asked them to sub the veggie of the day for the potato, and they gave me a huge pile of steamed cauliflower....which was good soaked in the butter from the steak and lobster. VERY good meal all within my daily carb count.
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Old 03-05-2014, 01:17 PM   #10
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I agree with the steak and lobster with lots of hot melted butter. Yum!
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Old 03-05-2014, 01:38 PM   #11
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I had a fabulous rib eye a couple of weeks ago. With a big salad, sauteed onions and grilled asparagus.

There is a steakhouse that I love (but moved away from) that serves green beans sauteed with bacon and onions. Mmmmm.
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Oh my, this all sounds so good. My go-to indulgent meal would be crab legs dipped in drawn butter, shrimp scampi, a caprese salad of mozzerella cheese and tomatos, steak tartar, escargo, foia gras. Not all at once!
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I'm going to hooters for all you can eat naked wings this evening... that's pretty indulgent and I go about every week.
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There's a local place that does amazing smoked pork chops and their "southern" greens as a side (ham hock, onion, mixed greens all simmered) makes a really nice meal that's not too heavy, but really satisfying
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I picked up some naked wings from Zaxby's last night, thought it sounded good, but turned out I still had no appetite. My kids ate most of them!
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I always loved to go to a Mexican restaurant and order Fajita Nortena - Beefsteak, onions, mushrooms, topped with cheese, and of course sour cream and guacamole! I do not eat the flour tortillas that come with it, nor the beans and rice.
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Prime rib with a Caesar salad. My favorite!
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Appetizer: Shrimp cocktail with tartar sauce. A place I go to makes their own and it is not sweetened but for the dill relish.
Entree: Filet mignon with blue cheese and bacon, side of broccoli with butter, salad with ranch
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Old 03-05-2014, 03:43 PM   #19
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prime rib and occasionally a sweet potato with melted blue cheese crumbles if I feel really indulgent
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Old 03-05-2014, 05:21 PM   #20
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Oh my, this all sounds so good. My go-to indulgent meal would be crab legs dipped in drawn butter, shrimp scampi, a caprese salad of mozzerella cheese and tomatos, steak tartar, escargo, foia gras. Not all at once!
Wouldn't it be great to go to a place that had all these dishes? I'd patronize the heck out of that buffet!
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ALL OF THE ABOVE!
LC eating out in a nice restaurant is wonderful!
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Old 03-06-2014, 01:33 PM   #22
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OUTBACK special with their AMAZING butter drenched broccoli. Having that tonight! YUM!!!!!!
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Old 03-06-2014, 01:56 PM   #23
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A 16 oz. ribeye topped with garlic butter and a side of steamed asparagus. Dinner salad w/ Ranch on the side.

Or shrimp scampi; that would be dee-lish too!
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I love the Alice Springs Chicken with steamed veggies at Outback.
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Old 03-06-2014, 02:55 PM   #25
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I went to a southern place awhile ago and had a triple order of brisket and a huge side of collard greens. Talk about heaven!

But for a sense of total indulgence, I agree you can't beat a big rib-eyed steak with a side of salad (I vote a wedge salad with blue cheese!), and some grilled asparagus or another green veggie, topped with butter.
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Old 03-06-2014, 03:05 PM   #26
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someone needs to open a restaurant.....just sayin
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