USA Buffet Springfield Missouri Leaves Old Coot Delighted and Sated

*************** UPDATE ***************

Latter part of January 2013… arrived to sate my HUGE hunger and saw no vehicles in the parking lot. No lights inside. Sniff. Closed when it should be open.

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Eat for Existence, Eat for Health, Eat for Fun and Eat for the Joy of Eating!!!

The Foo Kee Chinese buffet departed the planet awhile back.

The sagging economy was surely a partial reason and perhaps the rent for the larger-than-needed building and its prime spot on a major thoroughfare eased the passing of the mighty-fine food I devoured there when it was open.

The building sat empty for several months.

Then, abruptly, looming upon the horizon I saw the new sign.

“American Buffet” the letters shouted out to me and everybody else who bothered to look away from the mobile electronic device their grasping paws were clutching and absorbing all their minute brainpower and awareness of self and surroundings; even many of the disgusting creatures driving their vehicles.

With immense sadness I drove past the new food provider in the building once housing the lamented Foo Kee.
Various economic and physical restrictions required my not pulling into the parking lot, prancing in and partaking of the vittles awaiting.

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Know Your Tortillas

Meso-Americans

 

As testament to their popularity, the Tortilla Industry Association (TIA) estimates that Americans consumed approximately 85 billion tortillas in 2000 (not including tortilla chips).

Tortilla Industry Association Web site— Here

85 BILLION!!!!!  If true, no wonder there are so many lard-laden skinny-challenged folks waddling around.

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