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Jason Perlow

Valentine's Day at WHITE CASTLE!

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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.


John the hot dog guy

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

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.


TomH...

BRILLIANT!!!

HOORAY BEER!

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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.

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?"

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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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”?

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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I tried to get my man to take me to white castle, but alas, we went to chantarelle insted... I long for the man who truly understands me... :blink:


does this come in pork?

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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 ...

Wait a minute! I didn't see any pictures of anybody consummating their passion and love in the White Castle! (Aren't there other kinds of boards for that?)

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I figured I'd better check in on this thread, just so you all know I'm not mad at Jason or anything. We've had some V-day doozies in the past, and frankly they are rarely worth the hassle. This was silly and fun. We both thought they could have upped the kitch with more Valentines decorations and maybe a Valentine themed menu item (besides a sack of burgers). They used to have a Roma Burger (with a slice of roma tomato), or how about a pizza burger, cheese and sauce are easy enough to add. But it was fun and all the women were giggling, most of the men we spoke with did it as a surprise to their ladies, with something else planned for afterward. I kept the sliders to a minimum, so as to better enjoy some greens at C46 afterwards. The fish nibblers are one of their better offerings, very fresh and crisp, with chopped parsley in the coating.

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Honestly, I think it was very nice (in the best sense of the word) for White Castle to put together something like this, and in the end it really doesn't matter how "fancy" something is, it matters if you enjoy it. And obviously it was fun and the food was good. Can't beat that, really. :wink:

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Wait a minute!  I didn't see any pictures of anybody consummating their passion and love in the White Castle!  (Aren't there other kinds of boards for that?)

Yeah, but they all have those annoying popups ... :huh: poor choice of words for a romantic lover, I guess ... :laugh:


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This is just so Jeff Foxworth-esque.

[twang]

If the host asks you to pull up to the second window to pay for your meal...you might be a Redneck!

"Would ya super-size those fries for the Lil' Lady? It's our anniversary! :wub: "

[/twang]


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Wait a minute!  I didn't see any pictures of anybody consummating their passion and love in the White Castle!  (Aren't there other kinds of boards for that?)

Yeah, but they all have those annoying popups ... :huh: poor choice of words for a romantic lover, I guess ... :laugh:

Thanks. That was the hardest I've ever laughed at an eGullet post.

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. . . and to think, I actually cooked last night. What the heck was I thinking? :wacko::biggrin:

=R=


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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.

no, john-

after having a nice lunch with my john and sharing a bottle of champagne i spent from 3-11 am in the bathroom sicker than a dog!! it's that stomach virus that's going around these parts. haven't been to a white castle since library school days in albany...


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In reading some of the comments about other WC's V-days, I feel a little jipped. Some locations offered free appetizers and/or sparkling cider! We did get the polaroid pic though, and a little bag of chocolates at the end.

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...We did get the polaroid pic though, and a little bag of chocolates at the end.

Well Rachel, my Valentine's Day this year can be summarized by, "I got a rock."

That really looked like a lot of fun. Very clever and tongue-planted-firmly-in-cheek by the company. I miss White Castles that aren't from the frozen food section.


TomH...

BRILLIANT!!!

HOORAY BEER!

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By total coincidence, my husband and I spent Valentine's Day evening re-watching "Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle". Must be some sort of harmonic convergence made us all White Castley.

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Oh. My.

And I was only kidding about the chocolates! This is fabulous!!!

Rachel and Jason, I now have the irreplaceable vision of sweet nothings by White Castle-light. I'm not sure if I find that incredibly endearing or horrifically frightening. :biggrin:

Bravo to you both for doing something so fun. Tho' I'm wondering what motivated the exchange students to be there...


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