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From Reddit - I operate an All-You-Can-Eat buffet restaurant. Ask me absolutely anything.

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From Reddit - I operate an All-You-Can-Eat buffet restaurant. Ask me absolutely anything.

https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/ ... urant_ask/

Very eye opening:

Q- What is one item you would advise people to stay away from at an all you can eat buffet?



A - Crab legs. I'm being serious. I have seen Chinese buffets at the fish market going and buying bottom of the barrel seafood including crab legs past their prime. And then they don't steam them properly either to save on volume.

The sushi on the other hand, a common misconception, is relatively safe to eat IN A BUSY PLACE, as the health code standards in the region of raw food is very strict, and you cannot skimp out on prices of salmon and tuna fillet.
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They past their time an the seller still sold it?
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sandikosh wrote: They past their time an the seller still sold it?
You can't be serious with that question.
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I bet the operator doesn't even have crab legs at his AYCE place! :)
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some places put less in the soup base when egg prices swing too high
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so a high egg content makes it thicker
Ah yes, let's use expensive eggs because corn starch doesn't exist.
You see, not many people can eat 1 1/2 day's worth of protein or seafood in one sitting.
Then you get a jerk like me who eats 1 1/2 weeks worth of protein or seafood to make up for it.
Source: Came from Captain's Boil and their AYCE mussels.
I have seen Chinese buffets at the fish market going and buying bottom of the barrel seafood including crab legs past their prime. And then they don't steam them properly either to save on volume.
Wouldn't surprise me.
Also won't stop me.

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