Today the Chicago Tribune featured a list of 9 phrases to ban from restaurant menus. Among the offending restaurant cliches were “world famous,” “melt in your mouth,” and “grilled to perfection,” all three of which are unquestionably overused (usually by establishments over hyping relatively unexciting food). Looking over the nine items on the list, we couldn’t help but think of a few others that could easily be included: “mouth watering,” “one of a kind,” and “to die for” immediately spring to mind. However, what we really want to know is, what overused food phrases would you like to see banned from being used on menus?
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