Showing posts from March, 2015

No Veggie Burger at Ruby Tuesday Anymore

Last time I was at Ruby Tuesday, which was only a few weeks ago, I was told the veggie burgers were off the menu. Gone. I was in shock. How do you go from two awesome meatless patties to none at all. That's simply not logical. Especially when all your competitors are offering meatless burgers. It was a sad day for me personally. The Ruby Tuesday veggie burger was my favorite. I craved it. It had the perfect balance of flavor and texture. It was not to dry, not too wet. It had it all. And then like a dream, it was gone. That's what I get for trusting a chain restaurant. Betrayal. Ruby Tuesday may or may not care, but I'll not likely return. There's no reason to do so. Their mediocre selection of regular food is no temptation. And their salad bar lost its shiny new appeal many months ago. What's most inexplicable to me is that change took place right after a brand new Red Robin moved in practically next door. Their menu features a veggie burger that can be c

Red Robin Veggie and Regular Burger

Red Robin opened in my hometown just recently. Actually, it opened in the beginning of February, but their website said it was still coming soon. But I was nearby and decided to check and see if it had opened yet. It had. I was only a month behind. Had been eagerly awaiting this. I am always eager to sample new veggie burgers. I love a good veggie burger. And I know it's a much bigger achievement than a good regular burger. Their website boasts that you can customize your burger any way that you want. However, when you get to the restaurant, the actual menu doesn't really provide any way to do so. There's no list of toppings from which to choose. I found myself scanning the various 'gourmet burgers' trying to figure out what add ons were available. What I needed desperately was a list of things I can add or subtract from my 'burger', like they have on their website. The DGB burger looked good. With arugula, roasted tomatoes and spicy aioli. So I got th