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Valentine's Day at WHITE CASTLE!


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#1 Jason Perlow

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Posted 11 February 2006 - 10:47 AM

http://www.whitecast.../ValentinesDay/

Make your Valentine’s Day STEAMY! Take your Valentine to White Castle on Tuesday, February 14 between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m and enjoy hostess seating, candlelit dining and your own server. Reservations are required, so check the list below for participating Castles near you!


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#2 Gifted Gourmet

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Posted 11 February 2006 - 11:00 AM

:wub: Oh you romantic soul, you! Jason you do know how to make a woman feel special and exalted! Have a delicious day with your loving Rachel ...

Note to Rachel: make reservations for your favorite place soon! :laugh:
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#3 NWKate

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Posted 11 February 2006 - 12:41 PM

Oh sure, but can you make them in a toast-n-serve bag?

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#4 Jason Perlow

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Posted 11 February 2006 - 12:43 PM

That would be a neat trick.
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Posted 11 February 2006 - 12:44 PM

Oh sure, but can you make them in a toast-n-serve bag?

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The reservations?? :blink: :laugh:
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#6 Jennifer Iannolo

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Posted 12 February 2006 - 01:31 PM

Hmm...does that come with a small Whitman's sampler and a complimentary rose? If not, I'm going to Burger King.
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Posted 12 February 2006 - 02:10 PM

And all this time, my s.o. had me believing that I was the luckiest woman in the world. :biggrin:
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#8 Brad Ballinger

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Posted 13 February 2006 - 08:36 AM

My wife and I did something similar one year. While she went to White Castle, I built a fire and opened a bottle of 1985 Brane Cantenac. We had our mature, mellow Bordeaux wine with slyders. We both were on board, so it wasn't one of us going along for the sake of the other.
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#9 Jason Perlow

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 07:01 PM

Yep, we actually did it.


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#10 Gifted Gourmet

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 07:11 PM

This is truly one for the books! :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

The Perlows Visit White Castle to consummate their passion and love among the teenagers who are the only acutal witnesses to the event ... what no wrist corsage for Rachel? No music to waltz to?

Tell me, weren't Tim and Nina Zagat huddled in one corner nibbling sliders with their wine? :rolleyes:

Thanks for making this a wonderful thread, Jason! :biggrin:
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#11 Daniel

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 07:12 PM

Bravo Jason...You have incorporated WC into Thanksgiving and now Valentines Day.. The man is a genius..

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#12 Jason Perlow

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 07:14 PM

Bravo Jason...You have incorporated WC into Thanksgiving and now Valentines Day.. The man is a genius..

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Yeah, Passover is coming up, but I'm not sure if slyders would work with matzah.
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Posted 14 February 2006 - 07:16 PM

Yeah, Passover is coming up, but I'm not sure if slyders would work with matzah.

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Slider Seders? Yeah, why not?! :laugh:

But then you couldn't ask the four questions properly, beginning with "Why is this night different from all of the other nights?"
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Posted 14 February 2006 - 07:16 PM

So did you and Rachel have the Sweetheart Special? Were you the only diners over the age of sixteen?

(I love the group shot of the young lovers, especially the kid with the kinda Mohawk on the far right. Does Steven Shaw have a younger brother?)

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#15 Jason Perlow

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 07:39 PM

So did you and Rachel have the Sweetheart Special? Were you the only diners over the age of sixteen?


No, actually we sat next to an elderly couple earlier!

And yup, we ordered the sweetheart special. Although Rachel also got some fish nuggets and fried mozzarella cheese things.

According to Rachel, the fish nugget things are pretty good.

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 08:17 PM

Brilliant! :laugh:

And better than any Valentine's dinner I've been treated to. :hmmm:

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 08:33 PM

THIS is the reason egullet is so wonderful!

(Jason: tell me you and Rachel weren't laughing your butts off!)

#18 Jason Perlow

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 08:36 PM

THIS is the reason egullet is so wonderful! 

(Jason: tell me you and Rachel weren't laughing your butts off!)

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The mood was universally jovial and playful throughout the restaurant. Everyone was laughing at the situation and thoroughly enjoying themselves.
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#19 BuzzDraft

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 08:42 PM

I'm most impressed that you rushed home and uploaded photos of your special evening.

I came home and worked for a while, and enjoyed home made burritos while watching the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show with my Afghan, Hannah. So much for romance!

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#20 Jason Perlow

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 08:47 PM

I'm most impressed that you rushed home and uploaded photos of your special evening.

I came home and worked for a while, and enjoyed home made burritos.  So much for romance.

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Actually we went to Target to return a worthless proprietary 60GB video iPod and buy some dog toys, then we went to China 46 to pick up some sauteed greens and noodle soup for later. After all those slyders, we needed something healthy to counterbalance it.
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#21 BryanZ

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 08:51 PM

That is spectacular. I miss NJ.

#22 M.X.Hassett

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 09:31 PM

That menu will make a great burger artifact.
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#23 mrbigjas

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 09:45 PM

have i mentioned recently my resentment about white castle's closing all their places around philadelphia? i mean, DAMN.

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 10:46 PM

Oooh, this makes me wish we had White Castles out here in Seattle... I don't think I've even seen any in Washington. I spent tonight at IHOP, but despite the strawberry crepe, it was nowhere near as romantic as that.

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 11:22 PM

have i mentioned recently my resentment about white castle's closing all their  places around philadelphia?  i mean, DAMN.

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Make that two of us.

One of the closed outlets was at Broad and Catherine, about 15 minutes' walk from me. I would have loved to have been there for an event like this.

Drifting slightly for a minute: There is one small consolation: The Broad and Catherine White Castle was converted into a Popeyes.

However, with some Popeyes franchisees around here apparently giving up the ghost (the one in The Gallery is now just called "New Orleans Chicken"), I'm beginning to worry anew.
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#26 John

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Posted 15 February 2006 - 04:08 AM

Thanks to this thread, I decided to take my wife to White Castle also. I had a tough time getting a reservation since the hours were 5 to 8 and my wife works until 9 on Tuesday. I was able to talk someone into letting us come late, in part by saying that our first date was at White Castle, and that I had proposed there.

My wife was unaware that I was taking her there. I had only said that we were going somewhere casual. She replied that it was fine as long as I wasn't dragging her to a hot dog joint again. I assured her that I was not.

She was quite surprised, but thought it was funny, as long as I agreed to take her out somewhere nice soon. All in all, we had a blast. We've eaten at White Castle many times before, but would you believe my wife got sick a few hours after we got home? Then she didn't think the whole thing was so funny. I had a few beers while waiting for her to get home before we went, so I can only chalk it up to being her first time eating White Castle burgers without first drinking.
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#27 BuzzDraft

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Posted 15 February 2006 - 07:20 AM

have i mentioned recently my resentment about white castle's closing all their  places around philadelphia?  i mean, DAMN.

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We have Krystal here in Atlanta, but, obvious similarities aside (steamed meat and buns, buy them by the sack, etc.), it just doesn't feel the same.
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#28 I_call_the_duck

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Posted 15 February 2006 - 09:26 AM

That was too funny! Jason, sounds like you and Rachel had a lot of fun.

Yeah, Passover is coming up, but I'm not sure if slyders would work with matzah.

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Slider Seders? Yeah, why not?! :laugh:

But then you couldn't ask the four questions properly, beginning with "Why is this night different from all of the other nights?"

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I can see the Passover menu now...

Sliders with matzoh, gefilte fish nibbles, the seder plate made out of those little boxes, leaving some soda for Elijah (no liquor license at WC). Gives a whole new meaning to “Why is this Night Different from all Other Nights”?
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Posted 15 February 2006 - 09:34 AM

I can see the Passover menu now...

Sliders with matzoh, gefilte fish nibbles, the seder plate made out of those little boxes, leaving some soda for Elijah (no liquor license at WC).  Gives a whole new meaning to “Why is this Night Different from all Other Nights”?

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And it might be even more interesting if what was left for Elijah was this:

Aphrodisiac Soda

Indeed, perhaps a night quite different from all others.

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Posted 15 February 2006 - 09:39 AM

Damn! What a glorious experience that must have been. Thanks, Jason, for the great glimpse.

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