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Would you be more likely to eat at a restaurant if it had a local ‘seal of approval’ for its healthy options?

Response Percent Votes
No
 
52% 361
Yes
 
47% 326
Total 687

Comments

cletus26 3 years, 7 months ago

it doesn't matter what type of healthy seal they put anywhere, if the employees are nasty and unsanitary, the customers will be eating and healthy food and later squatting all day.

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Jim Phillips 3 years, 7 months ago

The last eatery I patronized that had a "Seal of Approval" was Smaks.

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edjayhawk 3 years, 7 months ago

The biggest gripe I have on many people in Lawrence is that they feel entitled to tell you what to do. Like I am unable to make my own decisions. I don't take kind to unsolicited advice.

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edjayhawk 3 years, 7 months ago

Do I need a "seal of approval" to take a crap?

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optimist 3 years, 7 months ago

I don't need the government to interfere in my food choices. While it is reasonable to inspect food safety in order to prevent disease the government should not involve itself in any way with regard to food content. That should be left to the consumer. Such a seal could be the first step toward government regulating content as the Peoples Republic of New York City has already begun. This is a bad idea.

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booyalab 3 years, 7 months ago

Yes, and then I would proceed to order the fattiest thing on the menu and eat it every day for 3 years until I get heart disease. Lawsuit city!

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evilpenguin 3 years, 7 months ago

I love healthy food but I am quite able to determine what is healthy and what's not by using good judgment and general knowledge. For example, McDonalds is crap while say....the vegetarian bistro in The Orient is delicious and healthy. Everything in moderation!

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CLARKKENT 3 years, 7 months ago

MACHEATH

AGREED, THERE IS NO PLACE IN LAWRENCE TO GET GOOD FRIED CHICKEN. STROUDS WOULD BE GREAT, AS WOULD CHICKEN ANNIE'S OR CHICKEN MARY'S FROM THE PITTSBURG AREA. WITH ONLY KENTUCKY FRIED GREASE HERE, ANYTHING WOULD BE AN IMPROVEMENT.

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BABBOY 3 years, 7 months ago

Good question.

I would be more willing to try a restaurant with healthy options. But, the final judgment would be if I liked their food

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irvan moore 3 years, 7 months ago

shouldn't the city pay a consultant thousands of dollars to make this determination instead of asking us?

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kernal 3 years, 7 months ago

So when the seals give their approval, does the restaurant post a picture of a clapping seal? Arf, arf!

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MacHeath 3 years, 7 months ago

Lets get Stroud's to open up a restaurant in the old Masonic temple!

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MacHeath 3 years, 7 months ago

I want good pan-fried chicken! and gravy! " I love my wife, and I love my babies, I love my biscuits sopped in gravy!"

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BorderRuffian 3 years, 7 months ago

The real key here should be how often we eat out. If one dines out once or twice a week, there should be an awareness of the need to balance one's diet with what one eats at home. There seems to be an underlying assumption here that a person must be dining out for the majority of meals if the "seal of approval" is to be a deciding factor.

And what about the "seal of approval" for one's own kitchen? Are we preparing meals at home that are "heart healthy" as well as nutricious? Or are we preparing meals so saturated in fat and sugars that we depend on our infrequent excursions to the restaurant to balance what we should have been balancing to begin with?

Does it really matter that much whether a restaurant has the Lettuce Police seal of approval?

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consumer1 3 years, 7 months ago

No thanks, I don't need some self appointed expert to try to tell me what I should be eating. The Key words here are, "self appointed expert." The lawrence snobs already try to do that with everything else.

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emily_litella 3 years, 7 months ago

What's all this talk about eating at restaurants that have seals? I I don't think we should be eating seals.

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Roland Gunslinger 3 years, 7 months ago

I choose a restaurant based on the quality of food, type of food I'm hungry for, the meal cost, and customer service.

A seal of approval is not a criterion.

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