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Back in the old days (1973/74) the front corners of the Pizza Hut were glass.  I remember sitting with my future wife on a date, eating pizza and watching the snow fall.  Very very romantic! ;)
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Neckfansince71 wrote: Sat Dec 11, 2021 9:12 am Back in the old days (1973/74) the front corners of the Pizza Hut were glass.  I remember sitting with my future wife on a date, eating pizza and watching the snow fall.  Very very romantic! ;)
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That was probably the Pizza Hut on the west end of town.
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Well, could have been!  I was just thinking, I spent alot of time in their plus in Currens, Waggoner, Western Hall, repeat!  I have a degree in Biology Education with a minor in General Science and PE(Emphasis Coaching).  Not a big bar hopper but went uptown once in awhile with my fraternity brothers and such.  Met my wife in Macomb!  Currens, Waggoner, Western Hall, repeat.  Loved my four years on campus.  Nothing beats fall in Macomb.   ;)
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Neckfansince71 wrote: Sat Dec 11, 2021 11:00 am Well, could have been!  I was just thinking, I spent alot of time in their plus in Currens, Waggoner, Western Hall, repeat!  I have a degree in Biology Education with a minor in General Science and PE(Emphasis Coaching).  Not a big bar hopper but went uptown once in awhile with my fraternity brothers and such.  Met my wife in Macomb!  Currens, Waggoner, Western Hall, repeat.  Loved my four years on campus.  Nothing beats fall in Macomb.   ;)
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I remember that time period well. I don't think the Pizza Hut even existed on East Jackson back then. I remember the one on the west end, Aurelio's, Pag's, Italian Villa, and Happy Joes. I don't think Godfathers had come to town then, either - I believe that building was Mr. Steak back in the day.  ;)
 
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I loved "Book it"!


Book it!!!!!! Best marketing program ever. The Hut on main St. Normal, is where we went, nearly every time!
 
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Bubba Dean's, opening in January (where the Italian Express used to be, right next to Dairy Queen)
https://bubbadeans.com/

https://www.mcdonoughvoice.com/story/ne ... 913098002/
burgers and fries, pizza, enchiladas, meat loaf, even spaghetti buckets like the former Italian Express. He even says he has a sweet potato recipe to die for.
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ST_Lawson wrote: Thu Dec 16, 2021 3:42 pm Bubba Dean's, opening in January (where the Italian Express used to be, right next to Dairy Queen)
https://bubbadeans.com/

https://www.mcdonoughvoice.com/story/ne ... 913098002/
burgers and fries, pizza, enchiladas, meat loaf, even spaghetti buckets like the former Italian Express. He even says he has a sweet potato recipe to die for.
I know there would be some headaches involved like licenses, sanitation certifications, etc. but I just wonder if inviting a local Mom and Pop restaurant to sell a couple of their signature menu items at the concession stand for home BB games would work. Or even just give out samples for a tip or donation.  Or maybe allow chains like Jimmy Johns, in too?  Don't need a food court but just decent options instead of the usual popcorn and hot dogs.

A small spaghetti bucket sounds pretty good to me. 
 
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sealhall74 wrote:
ST_Lawson wrote: Thu Dec 16, 2021 3:42 pm Bubba Dean's, opening in January (where the Italian Express used to be, right next to Dairy Queen)
https://bubbadeans.com/

https://www.mcdonoughvoice.com/story/ne ... 913098002/
burgers and fries, pizza, enchiladas, meat loaf, even spaghetti buckets like the former Italian Express. He even says he has a sweet potato recipe to die for.
I know there would be some headaches involved like licenses, sanitation certifications, etc. but I just wonder if inviting a local Mom and Pop restaurant to sell a couple of their signature menu items at the concession stand for home BB games would work. Or even just give out samples for a tip or donation.  Or maybe allow chains like Jimmy Johns, in too?  Don't need a food court but just decent options instead of the usual popcorn and hot dogs.

A small spaghetti bucket sounds pretty good to me. 
 
I'm going to guess that Sodexo wouldn't let them do that.


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sealhall74 wrote: Thu Dec 16, 2021 4:41 pm
ST_Lawson wrote: Thu Dec 16, 2021 3:42 pm Bubba Dean's, opening in January (where the Italian Express used to be, right next to Dairy Queen)
https://bubbadeans.com/

https://www.mcdonoughvoice.com/story/ne ... 913098002/
burgers and fries, pizza, enchiladas, meat loaf, even spaghetti buckets like the former Italian Express. He even says he has a sweet potato recipe to die for.
I know there would be some headaches involved like licenses, sanitation certifications, etc. but I just wonder if inviting a local Mom and Pop restaurant to sell a couple of their signature menu items at the concession stand for home BB games would work. Or even just give out samples for a tip or donation.  Or maybe allow chains like Jimmy Johns, in too?  Don't need a food court but just decent options instead of the usual popcorn and hot dogs.

A small spaghetti bucket sounds pretty good to me. 
 

 
No chance in snow balls hell would Sodexo allow that an organization I was working for a few years gave a way free cookies in Morgan and Sodexo came and kicked us out.
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leatherneckcountry wrote: Thu Dec 16, 2021 7:25 pm
sealhall74 wrote: Thu Dec 16, 2021 4:41 pm
ST_Lawson wrote: Thu Dec 16, 2021 3:42 pm Bubba Dean's, opening in January (where the Italian Express used to be, right next to Dairy Queen)
https://bubbadeans.com/

https://www.mcdonoughvoice.com/story/ne ... 913098002/



 
I know there would be some headaches involved like licenses, sanitation certifications, etc. but I just wonder if inviting a local Mom and Pop restaurant to sell a couple of their signature menu items at the concession stand for home BB games would work. Or even just give out samples for a tip or donation.  Or maybe allow chains like Jimmy Johns, in too?  Don't need a food court but just decent options instead of the usual popcorn and hot dogs.

A small spaghetti bucket sounds pretty good to me. 
 



 
No chance in snow balls hell would Sodexo allow that an organization I was working for a few years gave a way free cookies in Morgan and Sodexo came and kicked us out.


 
So the baseball players can only serve us up stuff Sodexo is OK with.  What a system.  I have seen much better arrangments at the high school level.

Lot of politics, I know.  Same thing about decent student broadcasters.  If you put competent people in place for your money sports, then you probably lose the student broadcasters for others sports.  Same thing here.  The Freaking AD has to know how to navigate the political landscape to put the best product on display for the money maker sports.
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