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Re: Blue-collar streetfood

by Maneki Neko » 20 Aug 2019 12:13

happens in other places too. not just a reading thing
quite popular actually

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Re: Blue-collar streetfood

by Elm Park Kid » 20 Aug 2019 12:48

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biff Delicious chicken tortilla wrap pre game, and a stellar cappuccino afterwards. Its all phucking quality.

The wait is to be expected for fresh food, just have a pint and talk to somebody.

oxf*rd me. How Reading are you


8) 8) Man drinks coffee shocker 8) 8)


Cappuccino after midday though? Obviously not that sophisticated. :wink:

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Re: Blue-collar streetfood

by biff » 20 Aug 2019 14:30

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John Smith oxf*rd me. How Reading are you


8) 8) Man drinks coffee shocker 8) 8)


Cappuccino after midday though? Obviously not that sophisticated. :wink:

Uncoof!

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Re: Blue-collar streetfood

by Green » 20 Aug 2019 17:08

biff
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biff Delicious chicken tortilla wrap pre game, and a stellar cappuccino afterwards. Its all phucking quality.

The wait is to be expected for fresh food, just have a pint and talk to somebody.

oxf*rd me. How Reading are you


8) 8) Man drinks coffee shocker 8) 8)

I assume the beef is over the choice of coffee, tbf - which in this case is mostly hot milk.

Do you take a cookie with that, "biff"?

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Re: Blue-collar streetfood

by biff » 20 Aug 2019 18:14

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John Smith oxf*rd me. How Reading are you


8) 8) Man drinks coffee shocker 8) 8)

I assume the beef is over the choice of coffee, tbf - which in this case is mostly hot milk.

Do you take a cookie with that, "biff"?


:shock:


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Re: Blue-collar streetfood

by John Smith » 21 Aug 2019 09:31

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John Smith oxf*rd me. How Reading are you


8) 8) Man drinks coffee shocker 8) 8)

I assume the beef is over the choice of coffee, tbf - which in this case is mostly hot milk.

Do you take a cookie with that, "biff"?

No beef. I love coffee more than anyone but football is about beer.

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Re: Blue-collar streetfood

by Hendo » 21 Aug 2019 09:38

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8) 8) Man drinks coffee shocker 8) 8)

I assume the beef is over the choice of coffee, tbf - which in this case is mostly hot milk.

Do you take a cookie with that, "biff"?

No beef. I love coffee more than anyone but football is about beer and bovril.


Corrected for you.

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Re: Blue-collar streetfood

by John Smith » 21 Aug 2019 09:41

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Green I assume the beef is over the choice of coffee, tbf - which in this case is mostly hot milk.

Do you take a cookie with that, "biff"?

No beef. I love coffee more than anyone but football is about beer and bovril.


Corrected for you.

True.

Anyway, the food is obviously first class but I think the queues make it pointless. Anyone disagree?

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Re: Blue-collar streetfood

by muirinho » 21 Aug 2019 11:39

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John Smith No beef. I love coffee more than anyone but football is about beer and bovril.


Corrected for you.

True.

Anyway, the food is obviously first class but I think the queues make it pointless. Anyone disagree?


Have you ever been to a football stadium before? There are always queues. queuing for decent food at a decent price is better than queuing for mediocrity, but I have literally never bought food or drink at the Mad Stad (or any other sporting venue) without having to queue.


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Re: Blue-collar streetfood

by John Smith » 21 Aug 2019 15:43

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Corrected for you.

True.

Anyway, the food is obviously first class but I think the queues make it pointless. Anyone disagree?


Have you ever been to a football stadium before? There are always queues. queuing for decent food at a decent price is better than queuing for mediocrity, but I have literally never bought food or drink at the Mad Stad (or any other sporting venue) without having to queue.

Not to the degree I experienced on Saturday. It was nigh-on a disgrace. I'm used to grabbing a burger in a queue of about 5 people max. That's if I need to eat, normally I don't. Eating's cheating innit.

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Re: Blue-collar streetfood

by Tekkers » 26 Aug 2019 16:50

Just get to the ground earlier if you want to avoid queues. We always get there a good hour early. Never have a problem.

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Re: Blue-collar streetfood

by RoyalBlue » 01 Sep 2019 11:09

I must say the fresh cooked real potato chips were pretty damn good yesterday and very generous portions for £4.

Also liked the Ox Heart from the Peruvian stall.

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Re: Blue-collar streetfood

by Maneki Neko » 02 Sep 2019 10:07

queues were fine. as usual.

arrived at half past 2.
got ox heart from peru sabor (9/10) incredible stuff, as usual. and very quick considering its cooked to order.
got two pints from outside the east stand,drank both, entered the ground at 5 to 3.


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Re: Blue-collar streetfood

by Maneki Neko » 02 Sep 2019 10:08

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John Smith No beef. I love coffee more than anyone but football is about beer and bovril.


Corrected for you.

True.

Anyway, the food is obviously first class but I think the queues make it pointless. Anyone disagree?


yes. massively

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Re: Blue-collar streetfood

by John Smith » 02 Sep 2019 10:14

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Corrected for you.

True.

Anyway, the food is obviously first class but I think the queues make it pointless. Anyone disagree?


yes. massively

I've been thinking about this one over the weekend again for quite some time and I've decided Blue-collar Streetfood goes

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Re: Blue-collar streetfood

by Wycombe Royal » 02 Sep 2019 12:11

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John Smith True.

Anyway, the food is obviously first class but I think the queues make it pointless. Anyone disagree?


yes. massively

I've been thinking about this one over the weekend again for quite some time and I've decided Blue-collar Streetfood goes

Thankfully your decision counts for nothing.

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Re: Blue-collar streetfood

by biff » 02 Sep 2019 14:55

Awesome again. Peruvian ox heart cooked in front of you, well worth the 5 minute wait. If you want a pie, go inside and get one.

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Re: Blue-collar streetfood

by Maneki Neko » 02 Sep 2019 15:04

no yellow chilli sauce this time though, which does knock a point off my rating

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Re: Blue-collar streetfood

by RoyalBlue » 03 Sep 2019 12:42

I was surprised to see someone tucking into one of those over-priced crappy hot dogs that they sell inside the stadium when they could have had what IMO is a much, much better (and larger) sausage in a decent toasted roll + loads of different toppings from Heavenly Sausage outside. Doubt there is much price difference either.

Still I guess there's no accounting for taste and health.

At least Blue Collar Street Food seem to have significantly reduced the queues at the food concessions inside the stadium for those who don't like queuing! Long may their success and popularity continue.

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Re: Blue-collar streetfood

by Hampshire Royal » 03 Sep 2019 13:41

If I wasn't at the ground, I wouldn't go out of my way to buy a greasy burger, a bland hot dog or a luke warm pie. The food for sale outside the ground (at least that which I've had) is excellent and I would buy it if I wasn't at the ground.

It's not a question of whether it's Ox heart or something 'unusual' it's a question of food freshly cooked to a very high standard. Queuing is part and parcel of eating fast food - in McDonalds or KFC, for example - so a queue for good food is worth more than a queue for crap food.

My favourite is the Korean chicken.

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