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How Often Do You Order Takeout?
Jan 27 2009
NOW my answer is occasionally..it's good to treat yourself when you don't feel like cooking but I don't like to do it all the time.
Two years ago, I ate out or had take-out a least three times a week. Luckily, I started dating and am now engaged with a man who knows how to cook and does it at least 6 days a week. I even attempt it myself sometimes!
Sometimes when you live alone in the city- take out is cheaper. I usually cook for health reasons -but I do take-out once or twice a week. It actually saves me money- unless I was willing to eat my cooking everyday for a few days. Depends on what you get too.
Its def around once a week (usually on the weekends), the rest of the week eating out and homecooked meals (and leftovers!). All the food in that pic looks duh-lishuz, btw...
I think I like the "idea" of eating takeout more than actually eating it. For example I'll be dreaming of Chinese takeout, salivating over it and excited as hell over getting it. the I get it, look at it and eat it. That's when i rememeber why I don't orer it often. Greasy, fried, salty or something unpleasant. How quickly I forget these things. But by next month someone says "Takeout" and I'm back to square one.
Maybe once per week if that, but I prefer to cook our meals at home.
If we're going to eat restaurant food, I'd rather just go there and eat and have a drink at the bar. We usually go out to eat once every couple of weeks, but probably only get takeout once a month if that.
Maybe once a month...
About once a week -- luckily though, the portions are usually big enough so that it lasts for at least to meals, which is definitely worth the money.
Once every couple of months for us. We make grilled pizza every Friday night for pizza/movie/game night (yes, every Friday - we are nerds and we like it!). We cook all of the time and the bf isn't a huge fan of Chinese so I savor the Chinese takeout evenings!!
Maybe once every three months or so. On my budget it's much more practical for me to cook. It's a shame though, because I loved having food delivered.
My boyfriend used to order take out food about 4-5 times a month. I liked it but eventually I could not eat that much anymore because I getting kinda fat. I got Mcdonalds last night for the first time in like 2 months.
Almost never. Maybe once six months ago when hubbie craved pizza. We either cook at home or dine out.
When I was in England, there was one week (concert week at the Symphony) where I stopped by the same kebab van every day for dinner after rehearsal. That 6 times in one week is the most I've ever done. By the end of it, the guys in the truck recognized me, and I never had to articulate my order again.
2 or 3 times a month for me, I don't mind cooking for myself but I sometimes I just get so tired of my food or feel lazy and want take out lol
Does bringing home a dozen bacon wrapped hot dogs count?????
My husband and I used to hate "takeout", we either "eatout" or we cook at home. Now that the kids are older - they prefer "takeout" a lot more. They can watch TV / play games as soon as they finish dinner.
Well does Tuna and yellowtail sashimi and black cod count as 'take out' In london the best places offer home delivery... although to be honest I was a bit annoyed at spending £250 the other night on sushi for 4 people.. and we ate infront of the tv. Id rather have it there and have a napkin on my lap for that money!
i used to get it more frequently when i lived alone since it's SO EASY to do here in NYC - but my fiance doesn't really care for it - so we're either cooking at home or eating out.
I *just* realized after reading this...I haven't ordered takeout since almost 6 years ago! I can't eat most fast food anymore for my health, and I have to study everything that's in a dish b/c I'm allergic to some things...so I do better going out to eat at restaurants. But even then, we only do that maybe 2x a month! Definitely like the food that I prepare better, though!
Once or twice a month. Usually eat out and cook
once or twice a month
Every day?? Holy crap, that would be expensive. We do takeout maybe once every two or three months, mostly for special occasions or when I really don't feel much like cooking. Or when my husband has a huge craving for General Tso's chicken, lol.
I can see where you are coming from, Party — sometimes I wonder, why am I paying for takeout when I can have the restaurant experience for almost the same price?! That said...I still get takeout a lot. Especially when I'm busy. I have so many favorite restaurants...most of them are neighborhood spots and have great Eritrean, Thai, Korean...
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