You've probably heard about the phenomenon of malicious compliance, which may be intentional or purely accidental. The logic is simple: you follow the rules way too directly and you end up conforming to the request, but not its spirit. Almost always, it results in hilarious accidents and you can check them out in Bored Panda’s previous compilation.

But this time we are getting delicious, and correct me if I’m wrong, but if there's food involved, the absurdity level is likely to increase ten times. From asking for extra pepperoni and being served every single pepperoni in the world to mistyping 12-inch pizza and getting a solid 1-inch treat, these are the real incidents that could have happened to me and you.

"Be careful what you wish for" has never sounded so hangry!

#1

When Your 3 Year Old Asks For A Rainbow Dinosaur Donut Birthday You Deliver. Drew Up The Design And Had It Made And They Did An Awesome Job

When Your 3 Year Old Asks For A Rainbow Dinosaur Donut Birthday You Deliver. Drew Up The Design And Had It Made And They Did An Awesome Job

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Happiness Is Hippo
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6 months ago

That's going to be one happy 3 year old!

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#2

I Told My Son He Could Only Get One Donut

I Told My Son He Could Only Get One Donut

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Nary Vang
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6 months ago

This kid is going places.

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#3

Friend Ordered Chicken On Her Pizza In Israel. Reasonable Execution

Friend Ordered Chicken On Her Pizza In Israel. Reasonable Execution

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Tal
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6 months ago

No wayyy !

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It seems like there’s no big deal in going to a restaurant, sitting down, and ordering yourself a feast. But unfortunately, things can turn sour really fast and there are some rights you should know about that the waiter will likely not tell you.

First of all, food in restaurants should always be of a nice, decent (well, at least satisfactory) quality. Most importantly, it should be safe to eat and it should match the description on the menu. If you feel like your meal fails to meet the standards, you should first report the problem, and second, you are entitled to claim a refund.

#4

A Customer Called Asking If We Were Practicing Social Distancing With Her Sandwiches. I Told Her We Are, But Tbh Guys I'm Running Out Of Space

A Customer Called Asking If We Were Practicing Social Distancing With Her Sandwiches. I Told Her We Are, But Tbh Guys I'm Running Out Of Space

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Scagsy
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6 months ago

It does what it says on the tin

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#5

Olive Garden Is Proving A Point!

Olive Garden Is Proving A Point!

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Mainecoonsandhuskies
Community Member
6 months ago

this ones awesome

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#6

Asked For Extra Pepperoni

Asked For Extra Pepperoni

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Pseudo Puppy
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6 months ago

OMG... heaven!!

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Second, if you feel like the quality of service is low, you should report it to the manager and refuse to pay the service charge. Again, remember that you should have a legit reason for doing so, and simply not liking your waiter doesn’t qualify as one.

And third, any establishment which is licensed—and which serves alcohol—has to give free tap water. Meanwhile, restaurants that are not licensed to sell alcohol may even charge you for this, since it’s considered a part of service.

#7

Asked If I Could Buy One Single Munchkin For My Dog's Birthday (Who Loves The Drive-Thru) And They Blessed Her With All This. Glazed Munchkins, Bacon, And Whipped Cream!

Asked If I Could Buy One Single Munchkin For My Dog's Birthday (Who Loves The Drive-Thru) And They Blessed Her With All This. Glazed Munchkins, Bacon, And Whipped Cream!

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Scagsy
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6 months ago

Everyone's a sucker for a hound. Hope he enjoyed his... um.. whatever that is

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#8

Asked For Extra Cheese

Asked For Extra Cheese

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Pseudo Puppy
Community Member
6 months ago

ah the games minimum-wage employees play.... anything to get an extra $ out of the tight-arsed boss' hands. haha

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#9

I Got Another Mac And Cheese Burger. This Time I Asked For "As Much Mac And Cheese As You Can Without Getting Fired." I Might Not Survive

I Got Another Mac And Cheese Burger. This Time I Asked For "As Much Mac And Cheese As You Can Without Getting Fired." I Might Not Survive

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ImaDerp
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6 months ago

Macca’s is taking literal to a whole new level 🤣

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#10

I Left A Note In The Delivery Instructions Asking For As Much Extra Ranch As “Legally Allowed By State Law”

I Left A Note In The Delivery Instructions Asking For As Much Extra Ranch As “Legally Allowed By State Law”

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visvalin Vamadevan
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6 months ago

They gave a whole extra box for all that sauce.

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#11

Ordered An Espresso Shot Over Ice This Morning

Ordered An Espresso Shot Over Ice This Morning

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Pseudo Puppy
Community Member
6 months ago

as a barista (makes coffee)... this is both hilarious, and ludicrous. Either your barista doesn't know their job, or are torturing you.... or maybe they're trying to be nice, so you can combine them when you want...? Regardless, this is funny.

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#12

I Asked My Thai Place To Make It So Spicy Someone Would Get In Trouble ... They Gave Me This

I Asked My Thai Place To Make It So Spicy Someone Would Get In Trouble ... They Gave Me This

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Scagsy
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6 months ago

Sounds as though it might be a touch saucy

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#13

Her Mom Asked For A "Child Sized" Cone

Her Mom Asked For A "Child Sized" Cone

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Foxxy (The Original)
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6 months ago

And....? I don’t see the problem lol.

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#14

A Customer Jokingly Complained To The Bartender That His Blue Cheese Wasn't Blue The Last Time He Ordered It

A Customer Jokingly Complained To The Bartender That His Blue Cheese Wasn't Blue The Last Time He Ordered It

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ImaDerp
Community Member
6 months ago

Hahaha

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#15

Just Ordered A 12 Inch Pizza And Meant To Ask For It To Be 10 Inch, I Mistyped And Put 1 Inch…

Just Ordered A 12 Inch Pizza And Meant To Ask For It To Be 10 Inch, I Mistyped And Put 1 Inch…

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Nary Vang
Community Member
6 months ago

That is one expensive pizza.

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#16

Ordered 12 Tacos At Jack In The Box At 2am, Drive Thru Person Must’ve Accidentally Put In 12 Twice Because We Were Asked Again How Many We Got At The Window, When We Said Twelve He Just Shrugged And Told Us To Take All Of Them (24). We Deliciously Complied

Ordered 12 Tacos At Jack In The Box At 2am, Drive Thru Person Must’ve Accidentally Put In 12 Twice Because We Were Asked Again How Many We Got At The Window, When We Said Twelve He Just Shrugged And Told Us To Take All Of Them (24). We Deliciously Complied

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Rissie
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6 months ago

Yes, because 12 tacos is a totally average order to begin with.

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#17

I Manage A Deli For A Small Chain Supermarket. One Of The Cart Guys Asked Me To Make A Pizza With 4x Extra Cheese. That's 30oz Of Cheese

I Manage A Deli For A Small Chain Supermarket. One Of The Cart Guys Asked Me To Make A Pizza With 4x Extra Cheese. That's 30oz Of Cheese

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Pseudo Puppy
Community Member
6 months ago

850g for the non-USA readers. :)

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#18

I Asked The Lady To Cut My Sandwich Into Three Pieces

I Asked The Lady To Cut My Sandwich Into Three Pieces

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Scagsy
Community Member
6 months ago

Evil genius! Give that person a pay rise!

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#19

I Mean I Like Mushrooms On Pizza But This Is Too Far!

I Mean I Like Mushrooms On Pizza But This Is Too Far!

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Pseudo Puppy
Community Member
6 months ago

that's kinda awesome. But what are the sauces for? :o

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#20

A Customer Asked For A Breakfast Sandwich In A Bagel

A Customer Asked For A Breakfast Sandwich In A Bagel

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Chancey
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6 months ago

Wow!

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#21

I Asked The Guy Taking My Order For, “As Much Fire Sauce As You Can Give Me Without Losing Your Job.” Turns Out That’s 243 Packets. I Love You Taco Bell, And Promise Not To Ask For Anymore Sauce For A While

I Asked The Guy Taking My Order For, “As Much Fire Sauce As You Can Give Me Without Losing Your Job.” Turns Out That’s 243 Packets. I Love You Taco Bell, And Promise Not To Ask For Anymore Sauce For A While

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Marta Dyrgała
Community Member
6 months ago

Yes, yes, that's awesome and funny but I can't stop thinking about how much garbage is produced by those very little sauce packets. Restaurants really should think about a new way of selling them.

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#22

“Can I Have Avocado On The Side?”

“Can I Have Avocado On The Side?”

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Tal
Community Member
6 months ago

Be happy !

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#23

Sour Cream On The Side Please

Sour Cream On The Side Please

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zims
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6 months ago

It's taco bell, what do you expect?

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#24

Dude Asked For Extra Mayo

Dude Asked For Extra Mayo

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Nary Vang
Community Member
6 months ago

They just wanted to make sure you reached euphoria.

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#25

Extra Limes For My Gin And Tonic

Extra Limes For My Gin And Tonic

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Mangoes'nRum
Community Member
6 months ago (edited)

A perfect vacation time Tropical Morning Cleanse.

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#26

Asked For A Side Of Onions. Wasn't Disappointed

Asked For A Side Of Onions. Wasn't Disappointed

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Hans
Community Member
6 months ago

These look yummy actually!

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#27

“Can I Get Extra Egg?” In Tokyo, Japan

“Can I Get Extra Egg?” In Tokyo, Japan

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Troux
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6 months ago

Fun fact: Standard Japanese does not differentiate between singular and plural, so 'egg' and 'eggs' are no different.

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#28

Extra Tomato

Extra Tomato

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CHUA YEE HWEE
Community Member
6 months ago

THAT ONE HECK OF A BIG SLICE OF TOMATO! NOW GIMME THAT *SNATCHES THE BURGER AND EATS IT* YuMm

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#29

Ordered Two Cheese And One Pepperoni. Got One Pepperoni

Ordered Two Cheese And One Pepperoni. Got One Pepperoni

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
6 months ago

Is it common to be able to buy pizza by the slice?

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#30

Customer Asked For An Ungodly Amount Of Pepperoni

Customer Asked For An Ungodly Amount Of Pepperoni

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Pseudo Puppy
Community Member
6 months ago

if you can still see the crust - there's still space for more. ;)

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#31

I Asked For Extra Fried Chickpeas In My Rice Bowl, And Got Exactly What I Asked For. Almost As Much Chickpea As There Was Rice

I Asked For Extra Fried Chickpeas In My Rice Bowl, And Got Exactly What I Asked For. Almost As Much Chickpea As There Was Rice

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Troux
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6 months ago

That is a win! Looks delicious.

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#32

My Husband Ordered A Hot Fudge Sundae With "As Many Peanuts As You're Allowed To Give Me" - He Happily Used Them All

My Husband Ordered A Hot Fudge Sundae With "As Many Peanuts As You're Allowed To Give Me" - He Happily Used Them All

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Scagsy
Community Member
6 months ago

That is such an insane amount it's absolutely... um... nuts. sorry *ashamed face*

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#33

Gin Martini, Extra Olives

Gin Martini, Extra Olives

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Max L.
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6 months ago

They’re never enough.

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#34

Not Spaghetti. Extra Cheese At Chipotle Never Hit Like This Before

Not Spaghetti. Extra Cheese At Chipotle Never Hit Like This Before

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BIG FOOT
Community Member
6 months ago

TOTAL WIN

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#35

Someone Asked Me To Make One With “Everything” On It. 3 Mayos, Mustard, Ketchup, A1, 4 Hot Sauces, 5 Cheeses, All Veggies And All Toppings Plus Queso, Chili And Salsa Verde

Someone Asked Me To Make One With “Everything” On It. 3 Mayos, Mustard, Ketchup, A1, 4 Hot Sauces, 5 Cheeses, All Veggies And All Toppings Plus Queso, Chili And Salsa Verde

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Nary Vang
Community Member
6 months ago

That's heartburn waiting to happen.

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#36

I Ordered A Gyro Plate And A Side Of Fries

I Ordered A Gyro Plate And A Side Of Fries

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Monty Is Fiennes
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6 months ago

Oh...they do not look like good chips....

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#37

I Asked For My Burger To Be Cut In Half At Work...

I Asked For My Burger To Be Cut In Half At Work...

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
6 months ago

Wow, that burger is sooo pink.

Brenda Couvee
Community Member
6 months ago

You shouldn't eat mince meat unless it's completely cooked. So much rubbish meat from the processing plant, possibly contaminated from animal faeces etc.

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Balaska
Community Member
6 months ago

Don't eat that, steak OK to be pink, burgers, not OK. Bacteria on surface of a steak gets cooked. Burger mince is ground, so bacteria gets spread throughout the mince. Cook them all the way through people.

b l a n c
Community Member
6 months ago

yeah it's seriously disgusting how pink it is

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K.Kobayashi
Community Member
6 months ago

Freshly ground beef is safe to eat rare. So if this restaurant grinds the beef themselves, this should be OK. But factory-made ground beef shouldn't be served this raw. It *probably* won't make you sick, but it's still a risk.

Marek Yanchurak
Community Member
6 months ago

IFF the practice sufficient and frequent cleansing routines of their equipment.

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Sardonic Scribe
Community Member
6 months ago

That... looks like it still has some mooing left in it. :/

Sonya Jersey
Community Member
6 months ago

it's raw. a little more raw and you could hear it

LC Greenwood
Community Member
6 months ago

Perfect Medium Rare

Loki’s Lil Butter Knife
Community Member
6 months ago

I think your burger is still mooing.

Danielle Renee
Community Member
6 months ago

that's way too undercooked

Suzieq
Community Member
6 months ago

If they couldn't even understand how to cut the burger in half, why would you think expect freshly ground and good quality meat? I'd be suspicious.

StrawberryParfait
Community Member
6 months ago

Hamburger meat should never be rare, unless you enjoy bacterial infections.

El Dee
Community Member
6 months ago

Your food poisoning is ready now!!

Ms.M.
Community Member
6 months ago

This is a travesty.

Hugh Crawford
Community Member
6 months ago

Did you ask them to not cook it?

Ninja Nonna
Community Member
6 months ago

Raw meat...noooo

John Baker
Community Member
6 months ago

I'd ask them to finish cooking it.

AJu
Community Member
6 months ago

To all of those who think minced meat has to be cooked through and rare munce would be banned in Europe: It actually is NOT accurate. In Europe we have a dish called "tartare" served in France mainly, but also other places. In Germany we have "Mett" which is also raw mince. No problem if your meat is fresh and in fact NOT from a processing plant

DanieLegz
Community Member
6 months ago

Legit just saw that burger twitch

Brenda Pereira
Community Member
6 months ago

And raw as well

★Twizted~Wulfie★
Community Member
6 months ago

The burger is still running around the field lol

ebony1k124 touch
Community Member
6 months ago (edited)

I think I just saw the tail wag.

Mark Kelly
Community Member
4 weeks ago

a bit rare

Lynda Veilleux
Community Member
4 weeks ago

In Canada, a burger has to be well done to be served!

𝓴𝓪𝔀𝓪𝓲𝓲_𝓐𝓾𝓭𝓻𝓮𝔂 💖
5 months ago

looks good 😍

Meami
Community Member
6 months ago

Ecoli anyone?

CharliAnn Olney
Community Member
6 months ago

Okay, a little ... in my mouth at the sight of this VASTLY underdone and likely dangerous burger!

Daniel Gilbert
Community Member
6 months ago

MEDIUM RARE—PERFECT——>

Kimberly Brown
Community Member
6 months ago

And this is why minimum wage is fair

Robert Miller
Community Member
6 months ago

Hahahaha

Carolina Marshall
Community Member
6 months ago

Yummy salmonella burgers are the best!

BusLady
Community Member
6 months ago

Moooooooo!

Id row
Community Member
6 months ago

Ack, rare hamburger 🤮

Allen Lavine
Community Member
6 months ago

They had a place where I lived called Cheeseburger cheeseburger and they sold rare burgers

K.Kobayashi
Community Member
6 months ago

If they advertised it as rare burgers, I'm sure they ground their own beef. If they served factory-made ground beef rare, they'd fail the safety inspections.

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JessG
Community Member
6 months ago

This is a case of a work buddy just messing with them

sabocat
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6 months ago

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I mean, apart from all the antibiotics and what not that is in meat nowadays, beef can be eaten raw.

Ludwig Michiel
Community Member
6 months ago

Steak tartare is one of my favorite dishes of the French/Belgian cuisine: raw steak chopped up in tiny pieces (not ground), mixed with some home made mayonaise, capers, salt and pepper. It's crucial you use high quality beef from an artisanal butcher (not from the super market) and that it's prepared immediately after purchase.

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#38

Told The Guys I Like A Lot Of Extra Sauce Because It Just Makes The Food So Much Better. They Definitely Complied. Shout Out To The Taco Bell On Central In NYC

Told The Guys I Like A Lot Of Extra Sauce Because It Just Makes The Food So Much Better. They Definitely Complied. Shout Out To The Taco Bell On Central In NYC

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VeryDarkMatter
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6 months ago

all the plastic waste.. sigh

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#39

I'd Be Fine With This, Honestly

I'd Be Fine With This, Honestly

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Rissie
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6 months ago

Because it would become a freaking mess while transporting it to you and it doesn't come in packets?

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#40

$18

$18

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Pseudo Puppy
Community Member
6 months ago

that's a lot of burger for $18.... but why do it, other than as a joke?

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