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    AAFES Restaurants That Wouldn't Hack It Outside the Gate

    Anthony's disgusting pizza and wings

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    All of them. That's why you're seeing Popeye's, Domino's, Arby's...

    The beginning of the end was bringing in Subway to kill Robin Hood.

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    Robin Hood was disgusting. The franchise chains are much better.
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    I'm surprised RH has lasted this long. So nice to see Subways on many bases. Now it's time for another successful chain to kill off Anthony's. Over my career I was always convinced that the lack of competition is the #1 reason most of the nasty government restaurants have lasted as long as they have.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FLAPS, USAF (ret) View Post
    I'm surprised RH has lasted this long. So nice to see Subways on many bases. Now it's time for another successful chain to kill off Anthony's. Over my career I was always convinced that the lack of competition is the #1 reason most of the nasty government restaurants have lasted as long as they have.
    Papa John's Pizza is at the exchange at the Presidio of Monterey. Good pizza.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OtisRNeedleman View Post
    Papa John's Pizza is at the exchange at the Presidio of Monterey. Good pizza.
    Vandenberg was talking about getting a Papa John's on base, I heard talks broke down because AAFES wanted to control their hours and they wanted them to set up in the BX. Last I heard they wanted their own building and hours.

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    Smokin' Joes BBQ on Lackland. Hell, I can't think of how it's surviving on base anyway...

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    The same word twice: Frank's Franks.
    "Wrong" is one of those concepts that requires witnesses. Catbert, Evil Director of Human Resources

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gonzo432 View Post
    The same word twice: Frank's Franks.
    But what can replace a frank's franks, Five Guys? If you haven't had a FF, then you haven't had a real 'dog.' Scratch this one from the list!

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    Quote Originally Posted by FLAPS, USAF (ret) View Post
    But what can replace a frank's franks, Five Guys? If you haven't had a FF, then you haven't had a real 'dog.' Scratch this one from the list!
    If Nathan's wasn't the sponsor of the hot dog eating contest and it was, oh I dunno, Frank's Franks, Joey Chestnut's record would be 4. He'd have died afterwards too.
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