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Red Robin has the absolutely best tasting hamburger I've ever eaten. And it is evil.

Last night quietchris and I ate at Red Robin. We both had the exact same thing. A Bleu Ribbon Burger.

OMG it was good.

I've never had a burger with spicy BBQ sauce on it, let alone a bleu cheese burger with spicy BBQ sauce. OMG it was a favor explosion in my mouth. I couldn't get enough of it.

(Spoiler alert... now some diet-related thoughts)

Sadly, when I got home and did the calcuations it was 26 points plus 8 points for the fries. I'm on a 31-point-per-day diet. OMG that's more than I typically eat in a day!! Luckily I had eaten only 10 point earlier in the day and WW lets me eat 35 extra points over the course of the week (I'm trying not to, however). Either way, I won't be eating at Red Robin again... or at least if I do I will stick to the lighter side of the menu.

And the entire next day I was hungry like before I started dieting. It's as if my body had grease and fat and said, "OMG! We killed the wolly momoth and are feeding! I want to eat as much as I can before I have to wait for the next big kill!"

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It is a chain. There's one in Clifton on Rt 3 just past the AMC Movie Theaters.

Hmmm... Red Robin. I went a coupe of years back and I guess went on a bad day. Because ALL my friends adore them. But me. (I guess I always have to be different) Anyway... I don't know if it's srping but I am starving constantly, lately. Good luck with you WW!

Red Robin is indeed wonderful. they do veggie patties and have so many burger varieties. I love those stringy onions that you can get on their burgers.

I thought the point of the "cheat" points was to use them because sometimes popping up the calorie count every so often keeps things moving.

I used to eat at the original Red Robin when I was working in Seattle. I'm certainly a fan.

I'm guessing you didn't try a chocolate shake to go with it. You really missed out there as well.

My dad is a Seattle native way back and his favorite story about Red Robin is that it used to be a dive bar locally famous among the college kids for great burgers, cheap beer and drugs. Red Robin was evidently THE place to go when you needed a burger and some weed :)
He said they cleaned it up and it was never the same afterwards. Good wholesome family fun folks!

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Oh, I'll have to try making something like that. This has been my solution for many of the things I like but that are too fatty for me. Perhaps I'll make these blue cheese BBQ burgers tomorrow....

As someone who has lost 200 lbs. via WW, I am slapping you. Not for having the burger and fries, because that is a good thing. You have to eat normally and you can't ever get into the trap of oh my gosh I can't eat anything but dust and water. Once you fall in that trap, it's a skip and a jump to going off plan and then you're done.

I am slapping you because you need to eat those "extra" 35 points. Don't get into the trap that I did, about a year in, where I started NOT eating those extra points. I plateaued for over a month, until I ate all my points plus the 35 points, and then I lost 7 pounds in a week.

So please, follow the program, and it will work for you.

That's good advice!

I try to save them for earlier in the week but maybe I'll save them for the weekends. I weigh in on Tuesdays, so I like to go "over" on wed/thu/fri, not the days right before my meeting. I dunno why but it feels better to me.

they do! i never go there just for that reason!

Their Banzai burger is my downfall. I'm not even a huge burger eater, but that grilled pineapple topped masterpiece is probably my favorite burger ever. Who would have thought from such a chain?

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