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Just ordered Chinese delivery, and I'll have food for tomorrow too!

On the menu: egg rolls, vegetable fried rice, garlic string beans with a black bean sauce, walnut shrimp, and ma po tofu (extra spicy).

by Anonymousreply 7505/22/2020

Probably will face the wrath of MSG tomorrow as well. No bottom activities until the storm passes. ⛈

by Anonymousreply 102/22/2020

r1 Most people have no reaction to MSG.

by Anonymousreply 202/22/2020

That sounds like a delicious first course! What did you get for the entrees?

by Anonymousreply 302/22/2020

It's not the MSG that gives you the shits... it's the grease.

by Anonymousreply 402/22/2020

R2 = confirmed top

by Anonymousreply 502/22/2020

I don't get it. Why are you bragging about ordering chinese food?

by Anonymousreply 602/22/2020

[QUOTE] Why are you bragging about ordering chinese food?

Because OP is an emotional eater and he’s excitedly anticipating the temporary fulfillment this food will bring.

by Anonymousreply 702/22/2020

How is ma po tofu prepared OP?

by Anonymousreply 802/22/2020

R8 they put ma and po in your tofu!

by Anonymousreply 902/22/2020

Yum.

by Anonymousreply 1002/22/2020

CaronaVirus

by Anonymousreply 1102/22/2020

The egg roll that came with his meal wasn’t the only one he had tonight!

by Anonymousreply 1202/22/2020

Try as you may, you can never resurrect an egg roll.

by Anonymousreply 1302/22/2020

I just had über deliver me 4 servings of spaghetti bolognese, with a side of meatballs. I’ll refrigerate the leftovers and zap them as needed. They’ll last a few weeks, I think.

by Anonymousreply 1402/22/2020

OP, we all know there won't be anything left come tommorow.

by Anonymousreply 1502/22/2020

R14 - why would you get a side of meatballs when a Bolognese sauce already has beef in it?

by Anonymousreply 1602/22/2020

You didn't get it delivered from The Olive Garden, did you r14?

by Anonymousreply 1702/22/2020

^ because fat

by Anonymousreply 1802/22/2020

OP. As a bonus, you can kidnap the Asian delivery guy, roofi him, lock him your closet and you can eat that for days too!

by Anonymousreply 1902/22/2020

^WWDD What Would Dahmer Do?

by Anonymousreply 2002/22/2020

This is more fascinating than the Garofalo threads!

by Anonymousreply 2102/22/2020

If you're like me you will probably go back and finish the rest at midnight

by Anonymousreply 2202/22/2020

[quote]I don't get it. Why are you bragging about ordering chinese food?

Somebody didn't read the "old man stuff" thread

by Anonymousreply 2302/22/2020

You will be shitting your guts out for 18 hours, mark my words

by Anonymousreply 2402/22/2020

R14 Fascinates me. I imagine his 4 servings of spaghetti bolognese lasting several weeks because he is Karen Carpenter reincarnated and living on Tab and Eve cigarettes.

by Anonymousreply 2502/22/2020

There is NO WAY take out food can be kept in the fridge for more than 2 days and that's stretching it.

by Anonymousreply 2602/22/2020

I just ordered Chinese as well this afternoon, from a new place that opened near me - a quart of their house fried rice. It's a meal in itself, and they thankfully don't skimp on the proteins, there's a lot of chicken, bright red char siu pork, and shrimp in it along with peas, carrots, bean sprouts and golden yellow rice.

by Anonymousreply 2702/22/2020

where else would the rice be fried?

by Anonymousreply 2802/22/2020

So what's the deal DLEGs. You're too old for sex so you fixate on food?

WTF do basic food threads get so much attention?

Or are you all just really fat?

by Anonymousreply 2902/22/2020

If you're using the term DLEG, there's a high probability you are one.

by Anonymousreply 3002/22/2020

R22 initially read this as snacking on the kidnapped delivery driver!

by Anonymousreply 3102/22/2020

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by Anonymousreply 3202/22/2020

Chinese food is pig slop. Why do you think they are so short?

by Anonymousreply 3302/22/2020

No Chinese restaurant food for me until after the CoronaVirus has run its course. NYC's Chinatown is all but shut down due to locals and tourists avoiding the area.

Plenty of quick and easy Chinese recipes can be found online and the dishes are fun to cook at home.

by Anonymousreply 3402/22/2020

R14, please put the leftover Italian food in the freezer until you're ready to eat it. I don't want to be reading your DL posts about food poisoning after the stuff has been in the refrigerator for "a few weeks".

by Anonymousreply 3502/22/2020

My apartment is on the route home for the local hot dog vendor. He rolls his cart by my door on Fridays about 5 pm and sells me his unsold dogs for 50 cents. Thats including the bun and generous fixings and he wraps them in thin foil and I usually buy 10 or 20 and eat them over the next week. Jealous?

by Anonymousreply 3602/22/2020

I just scored 2 75% off sheetcakes at my grocery bakery. One is chocolate with vanilla pudding and the other is rainbow mint. Oh the icing is so delicious. I'll keep them in the fridge and work on them until Easter.

by Anonymousreply 3702/22/2020

R36, you're literally making me cry real tears.

by Anonymousreply 3802/22/2020

This Italian restaurant, which is not Olive Garden, serves “meat-based” Bolognese sauce with no meatballs. It comes in resealable plastic take-out containers that enable you to save it in the fridge. I know I’ve eaten it over at least a two week period, and it was still delicious. I don’t have it every night, as it is constipating.

R25, they are large servings. It cost $133, so you can imagine the serving size. I don’t eat much, actually, usually cereal to start the day and one other meal. I’m currently at my College weight, at the upper bound of the normal range! I ballooned up when I quit smoking 15 years ago, but I’ve since shed all that.

R29, food is one of the great joys of life. It’s also as primal an urge as sex and can be shared with friends, and appreciated by almost everybody. If you don’t enjoy it, you’re really missing out as surely as any incel.

My order looks just like this, though perhaps with a little less meat:

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by Anonymousreply 3902/22/2020

Hot dogs are a guilty pleasure of mine, but I couldn’t eat more than two at a time and don’t think they’d be any good when not fresh. They’re like Big Macs: delicious when you’re hungry and they’re hot, but rather repugnant when you’re full or they’re cold.

by Anonymousreply 4002/22/2020

Go figure out decimal points and get back to us, please R39. A serving is $133 bucks?

by Anonymousreply 4102/22/2020

No, R41, the order was $133. When the restaurant sells as “one order” actually serves me at least three meals, so 4 orders means 12 meals, maybe more. God it’s good!

by Anonymousreply 4202/22/2020

Restaurant Bayview by Michel Roth at Hotel President Wilson Geneva will deliver for less than 133 a serving.

by Anonymousreply 4302/22/2020

Why don't you order 1 serving, dear, and then order another fresh one when you're in the mood. NOBODY ORDERS DELIVERY of prepared food to keep for a month. Are you insane?

by Anonymousreply 4402/22/2020

R34, the current anti-Asian (not just Chinese) hysteria in the USA is one reason that I've been buying lunch at Chinese restaurants more often than usual lately, to support them through this lean period. There is absolutely no reason to avoid restaurants outside of Asia that serve Chinese or Japanese or Korean or Thai food -- it reminds me of the early '80s when people thought that every waiter had AIDS and therefore stopped visiting restaurants altogether. It's just prejudice and it's stupid, so stop it!

by Anonymousreply 4502/22/2020

R14, you're spending 44 and change on a meal of spaghetti bolognese? That you have to heat up? When you're done with dinner, I have an investment property known locally as the Brooklyn Bridge that I'd like to speak to you and anyone in your household that makes financial decisions. I feel this will ultimately be a most beneficial undertaking for you.

by Anonymousreply 4602/22/2020

I am insane. Plus add $17 for über.

I‘ve never used über for this restaurant before and wasn’t sure how it’d work. They don’t accept “über eats”, so I had to place the order and schedule the über separately, and hope that it would be ready, on schedule, which it was. Last time I picked-up the order and served it that night to family as I didn’t feel like BBQing. We were real active all day and it was the deed of coordinating all the food and then the clean-up that made me suggest the take-out. We are on the roof deck under the stars, with a view of the skyline.

R46, for Pete’s sake, it’s 12 meals! So it works out to more like $12.50 a serving, even with the über. And look at it, it’s delicious!

by Anonymousreply 4702/22/2020

Did you look, yet? jealous, bitches?

by Anonymousreply 4802/22/2020

I just ordered 3 Domino's XL with everything and I'm going to shove one down my pie hole as soon as its delivered, and keep 1 in the fridge for March 1st for my B'day and the third I'm going to roll up while it's warm and let sit out til tomorrow and then shove it up my ass to help me shit out tonight's pizza. Jealous?

by Anonymousreply 4902/22/2020

The Spag Bol guy orders catering trays of food, right? Each tray is three meals.

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by Anonymousreply 5002/22/2020

Your writing skills and likely my reading skills need work, R49, but Sheesh. That is one easy meal to make. No way does it cost 37 fucking dollars to make 3 plates of that.

by Anonymousreply 5102/22/2020

Keeping pasta with meat leftovers in the fridge for 2 weeks? I hope you’re mentally unwell and mean freezer. Otherwise, good luck.

by Anonymousreply 5202/22/2020

I used to enjoy going to a local Chinese place a couple times a year, maybe a little bit more frequently. Not gourmet at all, but a good place to meet up with friends and have a feast for not a lot of money. That is, until last month when we were seated nearish to the kitchen. The doors were propped open and I saw one of the cooks over a wok -- one of those huge, gas-fired ones. He dumped massive ladle after ladle of canola oil into a dish he was preparing and I pointed it out to the people at my table. We could not comprehend how much oil he was putting in there -- at least three cups. We watched as he emptied the wok onto a serving plate, handed it to a runner, who brought it directly to our table. It was the Singapore chow mein somebody ordered. Yuck.

by Anonymousreply 5302/22/2020

I just received 3 roasted Pangolins from Wuhan. Got a special deal on Alibaba - apparently China is liquidating their exotic meat markets and that means it's Christmas at my house! Good eating through summer.

by Anonymousreply 5402/22/2020

Better hope no one who has or has been close to someone with the Carona Virus coughed or sneezed on your food.

by Anonymousreply 5502/22/2020

I feel bad for all of the Asian restaurants in America whose businesses are suffering due to racism and panic over WuFlu. It's sad what damage a lack of information and a rise in hysteria can do.

by Anonymousreply 5602/22/2020

R56, I feel the same. Sure there are unhealthy options on a typical Chinese takeout menu, but the ones near me offer healthier options as well such as "Steamed chicken with mixed vegetables" served with white rice and sauce on the side, for example. It's cooked fresh to order, with plenty of fresh vegetables.

by Anonymousreply 5702/22/2020

Not racism, or they wouldn’t have patronized them previously. No?

by Anonymousreply 5802/22/2020

R58 If people stopped eating at restaurants owned by gay people in the 80's due to AIDS would those people's decisions not be homophobic because they patronized them previously?

by Anonymousreply 5902/22/2020

Never ever look in the kitchen of a Chinese restaurant. Never. Just eat and be happy.

by Anonymousreply 6002/22/2020

No, I don’t think so, R59. It occurred to me to stop patronizing restaurants at that time as well, and I worked in one. Maybe because I worked in one. They say if you know how sausage is made you don’t eat sausage.

by Anonymousreply 6102/22/2020

It may not be the right or even nice thing to do but I'm not going near any Asian neighborhoods or restaurants. And since I don't like those healthier options I'll be better off since I order the very unhealthy things. That said I really don't have Chinese food more than about 3 times a year because what I order is so unhealthy. Besides, the only really good Chinese restaurant near me when out of business about 2 years ago and I've never found another that is close to being as good.

by Anonymousreply 6202/23/2020

R59, this was back in the early 2000's, but at an Outback Steakhouse near me they actually posted a sign on their door notifying customers that an employee in their kitchen was HIV positive. If a person is responsible enough to get tested and be open about their status and maintaining food safety measures that all the other employees should be doing in the first place, why shame him/her like that?

by Anonymousreply 6302/23/2020

This thread is FASCINATING!!!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 6402/23/2020

R49 : LOL

by Anonymousreply 6502/23/2020

R53 : that was probably stock.

by Anonymousreply 6602/23/2020

R66 Nope. When we first sat down, I watched them open and pour a yellow, 5-gallon container into the vat, clearly labeled "Canola Oil."

by Anonymousreply 6702/23/2020

Chinese food with Wessonality! No MSG.

by Anonymousreply 6802/23/2020
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by Anonymousreply 6902/23/2020

And did you still eat your dinner, fat pigs?

by Anonymousreply 7002/23/2020

How do you make Egg Foo Young? Take a young egg and foo it!

by Anonymousreply 7102/23/2020

R67, are you honestly shocked to learn that fried foods are cooked in commercial deep fryers that are filled with oil?

by Anonymousreply 7202/23/2020

This story is made up; Singapore noodles aren't cooked like that. Sorry.

by Anonymousreply 7302/23/2020

MSG being bad for you is a myth. It was started by blacks as a racial slur against ethnic Chinese who were cutting deeply into the soul food take out establishments in Manhattan.

MSG is safe.

by Anonymousreply 7402/24/2020

Did it ever arrive?

by Anonymousreply 7505/22/2020
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