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Old Posted Feb 6, 2013, 5:14 PM
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This may not fully align with this thread, but I noticed a building going up next to the Ultramar on the highway in Whitbourne. There's two drive-thru windows so I'm assuming it'll be two restaurants. Anyone have any idea what's going there?
Yeah, I've heard there is a Tim Horton's going there. Shitty news for Robin's.
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Old Posted Feb 6, 2013, 5:25 PM
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Perhaps we are getting a Tim's Double Drive, they are popular on the mainland.
I should have mentioned that there seems to be two separate entrances. If it is indeed Tim Horton's, they usually partner with Wendy's... hmmm. Or I could be totally off-base here.
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Old Posted Feb 10, 2013, 1:13 AM
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I'm almost 100% sure that the new building in Whitbourne is the new home of Mary Brown........as for the second half of the building i have only heard a rumor of it being a SubWay.
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I'm almost 100% sure that the new building in Whitbourne is the new home of Mary Brown........as for the second half of the building i have only heard a rumor of it being a SubWay.
There are too many Mary Browns' around Newfoundland
Subway is good though! Welcome to the Forum, Kenny
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The new home of Mary Browns? Did they really need a new home? Do we really need another Mary Browns? Newfoundland, being the fattest province and all, should try and relax on the fried chicken and gallons of gravy
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Old Posted Feb 11, 2013, 1:36 AM
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The new home of Mary Browns? Did they really need a new home? Do we really need another Mary Browns? Newfoundland, being the fattest province and all, should try and relax on the fried chicken and gallons of gravy
If u were to go in the current location you would say yeah they do need a new location.........but by the way you say "fattest" im guessing you dont eat that kind of food! And thanks Townie709
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Old Posted Feb 11, 2013, 2:48 AM
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If u were to go in the current location you would say yeah they do need a new location.........but by the way you say "fattest" im guessing you dont eat that kind of food! And thanks Townie709
Oh trust me, I've been there plenty of times. My mother loves to stop at that particular spot for a washroom break during our travels to and from St. John's. It isn't a spectacular location, but it isn't in such dire straits that it needs a new building.

I do eat that kind of food from time to time, as do most people, I've just always found the idea of a highway Mary Browns to be a little strange
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This is from the recent council agenda regarding the proposed Sandman hotel on Kenmount:

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The hotel is to contain approximately two hundred (200) rooms, two (2) restaurants, meeting and banquet rooms and one (1) future free-standing restaurant with surface parking for approximately three hundred-sixty (360)
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I wonder what these restaurants will be? I'm guessing the free-standing will be a chain restaurant.
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I just did a Google search on Sandman hotels and their affiliated restuarants. Apparently the hotel chain is in partnership with a few restaurants and these include: CHOP Steakhouse & Bar, Denny's, and Moxie's.

Interesting to see what will come here (if approved, of course). It'd be nice to have a Moxie's....

Here's their website:

http://www.sandmansignature.com/

Affiliated companies are listed on the bottom of the page.
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Has anyone seen the retro-fitted KFC's on Elizabeth Avenue and Freshwater Road that are newly opened Mary Brown's. I do hope what they have done is only temporary until they do a full reno. They basically just ripped off the KFC letters and put Mary Brown's right over it. You can still see where the old KFC logos were on the building and the building still has KFC colours. Nothing that would draw a person in unless you love grease soaked chicken. LOL.
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I just did a Google search on Sandman hotels and their affiliated restuarants. Apparently the hotel chain is in partnership with a few restaurants and these include: CHOP Steakhouse & Bar, Denny's, and Moxie's.

Interesting to see what will come here (if approved, of course). It'd be nice to have a Moxie's....

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http://www.sandmansignature.com/

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my mouth is watering at 11:24 am just reading the name MOXIES
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I think moxxies is slated to come here regardless. From what I've heard they have an application in to build a spot near the new theatres.
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Moxie's has decent food (better than most of their competitors, I'd say), but the best thing about them is their look.

Here's one in Calgary

And Scarborough

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Moxies TV ads make the place seem like a high-class Manhattan restaurant. I'm sure it isn't, but they certainly do have good advertising
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Denny's aint that great tho....rather IHOP. Only if we could be soooo lucky to get a Five Guys or a Girodanos here........one could only wish i guess!!!
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if we could be soooo lucky to get a Five Guys or a Girodanos here........
Friend looked into putting a five guys here. They're not expanding anymore, supposedly.
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Friend looked into putting a five guys here. They're not expanding anymore, supposedly.
That sucks
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Old Posted Feb 14, 2013, 2:25 AM
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That sucks
Yup. I know.

I've been personally on a kick on 'eating local' whenever possible and avoiding chains.

Also, it's out of town, but I got great service at Dustabella's Grill in Clarenville... all those terrible radio ads work.
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Old Posted Feb 25, 2013, 4:21 PM
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I passed by Mexicalli Rosa yesterday and noticed the for rent sign was still up....i thought this was where The Works was going? Anybody have any info?
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It would be nice if there was a Subway there, Mary Browns is rotten, as I say this I had it this morning in Beaumont, haha.. The only time I go there is when I am extremely hungover, the Big Mary with Tatters and gravy works wonders.

Nice username by the way Kenny Powers.. although shouldn't it be Kenny Fucking Powers? Haha
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