OMG The Olive Garden has finally gotten smart!!!

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  1. Shivvy

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    The Breadstick Sandwich :yes:

    Soon after, Starboard, which also lamented Olive Garden's lack of salt in pasta water, and claimed that the restaurants overdid it on the salad dressing, took over the board of Darden Restaurants, Olive Garden's parent company.

    On an episode of Wall Street Week, Starboard's CEO mentioned the new breadstick sandwiches and said the previous criticism had been "blown out of proportion.''

    "It might surprise people but I actually like the breadsticks,'' he said on the program, noting that Starboard was noting the need for Olive Garden to follow a protocol that ensured guests got breadsticks that were warm. "What we were talking about was a return of discipline at Olive Garden and Darden. It wasn't about getting rid of the unlimited breadsticks.''

    The sandwich breadsticks will be wider, to accommodate the filling. But other than that size change, the recipe and taste will stay the same, says Dinon.

    And breadsticks in general will remain ubiquitous, with diners still receiving an unlimited supply with their sandwiches, just as they do with any other selection on the menu, along with soup or salad.

    "The breadsticks are still unlimited,'' Dinon says, "but we want to make sure that they're getting hot and fresh breadsticks every time.''
     
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    The what?
     
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    I thought you were going to say they opened one in the leasing office of Chriza's apt
     
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    he would appreciate this thread :down:
     
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    I'm sorry but their breadsticks are shit. Tastes like raw dough. Go to ANY pizza place and get an order of garlic knots. DESTROYS and KILLS those dough rods. Only thing good about em is they're all you can eat.
     
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    what the fuck do you know? :pie:
     
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    I'M ITALIAN! and I have taste buds.
     
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    :hug:
     
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    It's the water
     
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    I can't figure out how places like Olive Garden or Island or Fridays stay in business. or Claim Jumper. Large amounts of bad food. As if you can't find a local Italian restaurant where they actually cook rather than following corporate recipes? Drives me nuts.
     
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    Those av changes account for 175k of his rep points
     
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    I like dipping the bread sticks in their alfredo sauce and I can eat their salad all day long :grad:
     
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