Cafe Society

Applebee's: all quiet on the luncheon front

Last week I did something I'd never done before: I had lunch at Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar.

It wasn't that I'd never been to an Applebee's before. I had, dozens of times, the visits usually consisting of me getting off work at a neighboring chain restaurant; ordering the biggest, medium-rare Bourbon Street steak with all the trimmings and several shakers of Applebee's "Perfect Patron" margaritas with extra olives and limes, then proceeding to enjoy my evenings in a delicious haze of steak -- and Patron Silver.

Being at an Applebee's (specifically the one at 410 South Colorado Boulevard) during daylight hours was an eye-opening experience for a service-industry vampire.

See also: - Applebee's rolls out a food truck -- yes, Applebee's - Five things Applebee's is already doing right - Applebee's picks its official Colorado Burger

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Jenn Wohletz
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