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Why does Chipotle overstuff their burritos?

You can't get your mouth around the thing to eat it. Also, why do they charge extra for quacamole?

by Anonymousreply 7109/28/2013

J'adore MissHelenBedd!

by Anonymousreply 203/21/2011

I've had my mouth around bigger things.

by Anonymousreply 303/21/2011

so use a fork and knife

by Anonymousreply 403/21/2011

Just go and watch the cute guys sliding them into their mouths with ease and imagine how great they'd be at deep throating you.

by Anonymousreply 503/22/2011

The sentence seemed grammatically correct to me.

by Anonymousreply 603/22/2011

Filled with worthless rice so you feel like you're getting something.

by Anonymousreply 803/22/2011

Ok so what would be the *correct* sentence.

by Anonymousreply 903/22/2011

MHB, four times 'Chipolte?'

Once is a typo; four times is ignorance.

by Anonymousreply 1003/22/2011

Because I'm hungry, OP.

by Anonymousreply 1103/22/2011

What a lot of grief you guys are giving over a simple question?

Silly me, I forgot I was on Datalounge.

by Anonymousreply 1203/22/2011

Why would anyone go to Chipotle, when they could go to Freebird's.

by Anonymousreply 1303/22/2011

wut?

by Anonymousreply 1403/22/2011

What R3 said.%0D %0D Order a "bol" instead if you can't deepthroat the burrito, OP.

by Anonymousreply 1503/22/2011

You get more stuff in the bowl.

by Anonymousreply 1603/22/2011

Freebirds... MUCH better, in every way:

by Anonymousreply 1703/22/2011

And if you order a vegetarian burrito or bowl, the guacamole is free....

by Anonymousreply 1803/22/2011

I agree that they stuff their burritos with way too much rice.

I miss living in SF and having REAL mission style burritos from the taquerias on Mission and Valencia Streets. I lived there before Chipotle came around and it was sheer heaven!

by Anonymousreply 1903/22/2011

Chipotle never over-stuffs my burritos with too much rice. In fact, since I don't ask for it, they don't even put rice in.

by Anonymousreply 2003/22/2011

OP, guacamole is made of avocadoes, and avocadoes are an expensive ingredient.%0D %0D At the grocery store, a small little avocado which contains only a small amount of ingredient, costs $1.50 each sometimes $2.00 each.

by Anonymousreply 2103/22/2011

Shit-hole-ay is how I pronounce it.

by Anonymousreply 2203/22/2011

The Chipotle burrito has about 20,000 calories!%0D %0D Just kidding, but it does have a ton of calories.

by Anonymousreply 2303/22/2011

I can't believe Steve Ells is worth billions. I love the veggie burrito, but damn I am jealous.

He does have fucked-up lips, though. And I bet he is a real sex freak! One can just tell from his pent-up looks.

by Anonymousreply 2403/22/2011

R16, it's OK... I love your voluptuous rolls. I can grab a hold of my Rubenesque boy!

We'll have fresh-baked chocolate cookies after stuffing our burritos.

by Anonymousreply 2503/22/2011

R16, or order a "boi" if you cannot handle the "bol."

by Anonymousreply 2603/22/2011

Can't stand the food. Took a relative a couple years back; we were going to split the burrito; but she had it stuffed with just about everything (like a casserole inside a flour tortilla).%0D %0D %0D I just got a quesadilla with chicken and cheese. Toppings were separate. (To be fair, topping for her burrito were separate.)

by Anonymousreply 2703/22/2011

Who is the moron going on about Freebird's? A local restaurant that no one else knows about. And why does r27 feel the need to post that she doesn't like it. Argh!

by Anonymousreply 2803/22/2011

Burritos are not made to get your mouth around them. You go to any good taqueria and order one and you will find they are too thick for that. They are eaten with a knife and fork like an enchilada, rather than as a finger food taco.

by Anonymousreply 2903/22/2011

[quote]Who is the moron going on about Freebird's? A local restaurant that no one else knows about.%0D %0D Regional, not local. Restaurants in several states. %0D %0D And I'm posting about it because once you go to one, it makes Chopotle look like complete shit.%0D %0D It's also a very liberal place, supportive of progressive causes. It's worth checking out if it's in your area, or if you're visiting an area it's in.%0D %0D Seriously, why the rage?%0D %0D The food is ten times better, there are ten times the options for your burrito, the quality and freshness is better, the atmosphere is better... if you can, check it out. You'll never want to go back to Chipotle.%0D

by Anonymousreply 3003/22/2011

Damn...I know what I'll have for lunch today...at Freebirds that is. I agree with everyone who says that Chipolte overtuffs with rice. Freebirds is the bomb.

by Anonymousreply 3103/22/2011

"quacamole"%0D %0D Oh, dear.

by Anonymousreply 3203/22/2011

A burrito translates as little donkey. I'm quite sure many of you have had a little donkey up your ass.

by Anonymousreply 3303/22/2011

Order them without the rice, better, easier to eat and a more reasonable size. Plus, fewer calories.

by Anonymousreply 3403/22/2011

Went to Freebird's once; counter girl was a bitch. Never went back.

by Anonymousreply 3503/22/2011

Chipotle burritos are also overstuffed with sodium.

by Anonymousreply 3603/22/2011

i want misshelenbedd's burrito

by Anonymousreply 3703/22/2011

What is Freebirds. I used to like Qdoba, but it always gives me the runs.

by Anonymousreply 3803/22/2011

I want Taco Bueno.

by Anonymousreply 4003/22/2011

I shouldn't advertise this but Chipolte, at least in NYC has pretty clean bathrooms if you are in a pinch.

by Anonymousreply 4103/22/2011

I may not always agree with her sexism, but misshelenbedd is correct, as usual, on grammatical points.

The correct sentence should read: Why does Chipotle overstuff ITS burritos?

It is a common mistake for uneducated people or those who speak consistently in the vernacular, such as sports casters, to use the plural pronouns they and their for groups with many members.

The members are plural, the team or group is singular.

by Anonymousreply 4203/22/2011

I can't believe you have turned a thread about Chipotle into a grammar pissing match.

by Anonymousreply 4303/22/2011

Burritos should be big enough to eat with a fork and knife. If you eat your burritos in your hand, you are thinking of Taco Bell and those aren't real burritos (or real meat) any more than McDonalds is a real hamburger.

by Anonymousreply 4403/22/2011

its not a pissing match, and you trying to label it one shows you are typical BFF as MHB says.

Nobody has refuted her... But you want to try and reframe this as if she has somehow done something wrong, because that is the only way you know how to react to anything she says.

All she has said is what is correct grammar. Nobody has defended OP. Nobody has said their is correct, therefore it isnt in any way shape or form a pissing match.

But that doesnt matter to you, does it.

by Anonymousreply 4503/22/2011

R41, "in a pinch" or "need to pinch one"?

by Anonymousreply 4603/22/2011

Wet burritos are eaten with a fork and knife; dry burritos can be eaten either with fork and knife or in hand, depending on size.

Mission style burritos served dry, i.e., without sauce atop (which is typical) can be eaten by hand. I lived in SF where this style of burrito emerged and people ate them both ways.

by Anonymousreply 4703/22/2011

Take it down a notch r45. I have no issues with MHB. Unlike most on here, I find her funny. It's the follow up responses that get all pissy for pissy's sake.

by Anonymousreply 4803/22/2011

I didn't realise MHB is a woman, R45.

by Anonymousreply 4903/22/2011

dont order me to "take it down," asshole. Your male sexism obviously is uncomfortable with any powerful woman and you perceive any woman who speaks at equal volume with a male to be "over the top."

I will say what I want when I want how I want. I have just as much right to be here as you, and you have NO RIGHT to impose your hegemony and domineering ways on my. I am free R48, regardless of your internalized femophobia.

by Anonymousreply 5003/22/2011

Street burritos in Mexico are just slightly larger than a taco and eaten with no knife or fork. Typically wrapped in paper like a gyros you munch as you walk.

by Anonymousreply 5103/22/2011

"Your male sexism obviously is uncomfortable with any powerful woman"

Just because you bottom doesn't mean you have a vagina.

by Anonymousreply 5203/22/2011

I went on the Chipotle web page to look at the calorie chart.

All of the key ingredients are listed singularly.

Add them all up to find out the total amount of calories. It does seem that the menu now lists the total amount by each dish.

by Anonymousreply 5303/22/2011

My overstuffed pussy sings a triumphant song of beany-meaty joy.

by Anonymousreply 5403/22/2011

I think The Exodus stuff is garbage and useless, and possibly even damaging but, having said that, how does it not fall under freedom of speech? We all applauded the evil Phelps group for winning their SCOTUS battle. How is this different? Not trying to be snarky. This is a legitimate question.

by Anonymousreply 5503/22/2011

I obviously posted in the wrong thread at R55. LOL

by Anonymousreply 5603/22/2011

r53, if you are in California it's now the law to list the calories.%0D %0D I starting getting the Chipotle bowl instead of burrito after I saw that flower tortilla is 290 calories.

by Anonymousreply 5703/22/2011

[quote] after I saw that flower tortilla is 290 calories.%0D %0D Oh, deer. This thread is just disintegrating before our eyes.

by Anonymousreply 5803/22/2011

[quote]Oh, deer. This thread is just disintegrating before our eyes.

Oh, DEAR is right!

by Anonymousreply 5903/22/2011

"after I saw that flower tortilla"

I'm sure you petaled away furiously from Chipotle.

by Anonymousreply 6003/22/2011

I think it was a play on words, R59. R58 was choosing a homophone to reflect the mistake R57 made

by Anonymousreply 6103/22/2011

He can call it flour if he wants to.

by Anonymousreply 6203/22/2011

r42 sportscasters is one word. Don't worry, though. It's a common mistake for the common.

by Anonymousreply 6303/22/2011

as mhb so appropriately says, R63, That all you got?

by Anonymousreply 6403/22/2011

Avoiding Freebirds because one counter woman was having a bad day is kind of stupid.%0D %0D The food is SOOOOO good.%0D

by Anonymousreply 6503/22/2011

R42, in Britain, Ireland, Australia and most other English speaking countries, sports teams are considered as collective nouns. If you watch the BBC, you will hear 'Manchester United are winning...' and you will also hear 'McDonald's has introduced a new burger...'

Of course, OP was inconsistent - he should have said 'Why DO Chipotle overstuff their burritos?' but I'm sick of Americans acting like they invented the English language.

by Anonymousreply 6603/22/2011

A lady always uses a knife and fork.

by Anonymousreply 6703/22/2011

"but I'm sick of Americans acting like they invented the English language."

Unknot your knickers.

by Anonymousreply 6803/23/2011

Chipotle was started by a gay guy in Denver who is now incredibly wealthy.

by Anonymousreply 6903/23/2011

R66, please see:

by Anonymousreply 7003/23/2011

Not everyone lives in an area with good, authentic Mexican restaurants. The Northeast doesn't have many good Mexican restaurants so Qdoba or Chipotle do when you get a craving for "Mexican" food. I once had a burrito at a local Mexican place and it was absolutely disgusting. I had to throw it out.

by Anonymousreply 7109/28/2013
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