Aussie XL (under new management)

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Re: Aussie XL (under new management)

Post by Arget » Thu May 16, 2019 8:55 am

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Feed a family.
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Re: Aussie XL (under new management)

Post by davegorman » Thu May 16, 2019 10:15 am

Maybe it’s why Australians are so fat nowadays compared to the 80s/90s.
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Re: Aussie XL (under new management)

Post by epidemiks » Thu May 16, 2019 10:22 am

Parmas never have sliced tomato, should never be called a parmi, should always be crumbed, should have some ham under that cheese, and aren't designed to be shared.

Back in the sub $10 parma and a pot days, they were half the size. Now any meal in any Australian pub is $25+ and portioned for Americans.
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Re: Aussie XL (under new management)

Post by Brody » Thu May 16, 2019 10:32 am

epidemiks wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 10:22 am
and portioned for Americans.
Nah, I think you're doing just fine with your own fat-fuck portioning, but thanks anyway for the gratuitous Yank bashing. :thumb:

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Re: Aussie XL (under new management)

Post by epidemiks » Thu May 16, 2019 12:18 pm

Brody wrote:
epidemiks wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 10:22 am
and portioned for Americans.
Nah, I think you're doing just fine with your own fat-fuck portioning, but thanks anyway for the gratuitous Yank bashing. :thumb:

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Re: Aussie XL (under new management)

Post by Brody » Thu May 16, 2019 12:38 pm

epidemiks wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 12:18 pm
Sensitive petal aren't you?
Not really darling, I just don't suffer fools. :thumb:
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Re: Aussie XL (under new management)

Post by rogerrabbit » Thu May 16, 2019 12:46 pm

angkorjohn2 wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 7:11 am
I thought it was bought by a singaporean/malaysian guy. Seems (from various other reports) that the food has improved since the Aussies were in charge of the menu :stir:
There might be singaporean/malaysian part owning it too but there are still aussies behind it.
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Re: Aussie XL (under new management)

Post by Yerg » Thu May 16, 2019 1:07 pm

rogerrabbit wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 12:46 pm
angkorjohn2 wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 7:11 am
I thought it was bought by a singaporean/malaysian guy. Seems (from various other reports) that the food has improved since the Aussies were in charge of the menu :stir:
There might be singaporean/malaysian part owning it too but there are still aussies behind it.
I stayed at XL for a couple of months before I left PP. It was sold to a Chinese/Malaysian family. Father bought it for daughter and son-in-law to run. They were a quite pleasant family and after they bought it, the place was full every night. I don't know the reasons, but they then sold it to another Aussie guy recently. I'll be passing through PP soon, and will definitely be having dinner there once or twice.
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Re: Aussie XL (under new management)

Post by angkorjohn2 » Thu May 16, 2019 1:18 pm

Yerg wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 1:07 pm
rogerrabbit wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 12:46 pm
angkorjohn2 wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 7:11 am
I thought it was bought by a singaporean/malaysian guy. Seems (from various other reports) that the food has improved since the Aussies were in charge of the menu :stir:
There might be singaporean/malaysian part owning it too but there are still aussies behind it.
I stayed at XL for a couple of months before I left PP. It was sold to a Chinese/Malaysian family. Father bought it for daughter and son-in-law to run. They were a quite pleasant family and after they bought it, the place was full every night. I don't know the reasons, but they then sold it to another Aussie guy recently. I'll be passing through PP soon, and will definitely be having dinner there once or twice.
Yes I stand corrected I was unaware it was sold again back to an Aussie. :hattip:
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Re: Aussie XL (under new management)

Post by Anchor Moy » Thu May 16, 2019 2:27 pm

epidemiks wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 10:22 am
Back in the sub $10 parma and a pot days, they were half the size. Now any meal in any Australian pub is $25+ and portioned for Americans.
Cambodian restaurant portion sizes are generally quite small, but you get used to eating less than you would in the west. Aussie or US portions look outrageous.

This is pretty amazing. Present day US restaurant portions are four times as big as in the 1950's. I'm not sure how this came about or what it means, but it's undeniable. More is better, I guess. Unfortunately, no figures from Australia here to compare.
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Why ? Just why ?
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