Five guys Burgers

Posted on: Fri, 04/27/2007 - 10:23am
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Heads up on a new restaurant in our area of NC- bulk containers of peanuts, all is fried in peanut oil
here is the link- evidently an east coast thing
[url="http://www.fiveguys.com/menu.html"]http://www.fiveguys.com/menu.html[/url]

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Posted on: Fri, 04/27/2007 - 10:38am
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They also have open bins of peanuts for folks to shell and eat.
ygg

Posted on: Sat, 04/28/2007 - 7:51am
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We have one near us and the school has had a few fundraisers there. I actually was a bit annoyed by that but whatever!

Posted on: Sat, 04/28/2007 - 12:45pm
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That sounds so disgusting and unsanitary!

Posted on: Sat, 04/28/2007 - 2:28pm
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WHY? WHY do restaurants feel the need to do this...I guess it is an added gimck.
Obviously, not a place I'll ever try but they are a bunch opening around here---too bad.

Posted on: Sat, 04/28/2007 - 9:12pm
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One just opened in my area too. Won't ever be going there!

Posted on: Sun, 04/29/2007 - 12:09am
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Five Guys have been in the DC metropolitan area for the past several years & are very popular so I guess it makes sense that they are expanding. There is even one in our neighborhood shopping center. The problem we have had with that particular location is that they have a couple outdoor tables set up (I can't imagine wanting to eat as the minivans & SUVs drive past -- this is not a lovely street cafe we're talking about! -- but whatever...) & the peanut shells get scattered all the way down the sidewalk. I t has gotten better since I called the local store & contacted the headquarters, but that is something you maywnt to keep an eye out for.
Anne

Posted on: Sun, 04/29/2007 - 2:07am
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Our local stores ask that the peanuts not be taken onto the patio.
I'm not contact reactive and can have peanut oil. I eat fries from Five Guys regularly because they're the only soy-free game in town and their fryers contain only just-cut russett potatoes and oil--nothing else.
ygg

Posted on: Sun, 05/13/2007 - 10:51am
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We have just had Five Guys to open in our area. We can't eat there as a family but when I'm by myself I stop in. The food is great. Sometimes I crave things that ds can't have. I understand the frustration about school fundraiser's. We are not in that situation yet but will be in a couple of years. Ds is almost 3.
I hope everyone had a happy Mother's Day.
Suzette

Posted on: Sun, 05/13/2007 - 11:08am
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There's a Five Guys at National Airport now. I had a burger and fries when I was on a business trip - have to admit, they were delicious! Sorry that there is one more thing for PA travelers to worry about, though.
The Five Guys near our home has a warning sign about not taking peanuts outside because of neighborhood peanut allergies.

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