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Going to Old Country Buffet won't be on his bucket list

Martin Lieberman reports on his trip to the Watertown OCB:

... Yes, last night I went with one of my coworkers to the OCB after weeks and weeks of discussion. It started casually one day when we both mentioned that we had never been but had always sort of wanted to try it. After that, no amount of convincing could talk us out of it — and plenty of people tried. ...

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Good article, but for the love of god, why do so many bloggers think it's a good idea to have white text on a pitch-black background? I feel like my eyes are on fire after reading that.

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Light-colored text on a dark background, that is. If you use Firefox, install the bookmarklet from the preceding link or download the No Color add-on. (I think there's a similar solution for IE... Google it, I guess)

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He mentioned "the unhealthiness of eating from a sort-of communal trough" ... but the self-serve cafeteria area at Whole Foods in Fresh Pond looks exactly the same as this, except with more fruits and veggies. (Probably other Whole Foods, too, but that's the only one I've eaten at.)

See also: Brazilian buffets, common in Somerville.

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This only makes me want to try OCB more.

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