I'll reserve judgment about Omaha Steaks for a moment and just look at the offering. $50 gets you
Two 5-ounce top sirloin steaks Six 4-ounce Omaha Steaks burgers Four 3-ounce gourmet jumbo franks Four caramel apple tartlets
Considering the smallest steak at Outback is 6oz and costs 10-11 bucks WITH two sides...cooked and served to you... Quarter-pound burgers...1.5 lbs of unknown lean % meat... A half pack of hot dogs...costco has 1 lb dogs cooked and served for what..$1.50? 4 little snacks
Freshdirect for comparison: Top sirloin 2x 5-7 oz vacuum packed - $6.59 4x 6oz burgers (they avoid tiny 4oz burgers thankfully but same quantity of meat) - $12 taking a bigger, organic 16oz pack of hotdogs (vs 12oz) is $7.50 (mind you cheap hot dogs are ~3 bucks) Tartlets...well let's take a whole key lime tart pie. $9.99 5 bucks for delivery? sure ------------------------- 41 bucks
Now, some areas don't have freshdirect (I'm in NYC) but I'm sure they have a grocery store which almost definitely has better prices than fresh direct. Not to mention the portions are about enough to feed a kid.
posted: May. 1, 2013 @ 2:01p
You stiffed your waitress in your example, jerk!
posted: May. 1, 2013 @ 2:35p
If you stiff your waitress, you gave her more than just a tip; more like you shafted her.
posted: May. 1, 2013 @ 3:01p
guys, guys, no need to drill it some more, I think he got the point
Autoegocrat said: You stiffed your waitress in your example, jerk!
But he didn't deduct from Omaha Steaks for supplying his own labor and electricity/gas.
posted: May. 1, 2013 @ 4:47p
Let's do some math here: 2 times 5 ounces = 10 ounces 6 times 4 ounces = 24 ounces 4 timew 3 ounces = 12 ounces For a total of 46 ounces thats (46/16) 2.875 pounds of meat that includes hot dog weenies and burger meat Plus the additional apple tart (which is probably the cheapest fruit you can buy). Even if it is Filet Mignon at say 15.99 a lb that's about $46 dollars (2.875*16) Where is the value here I just don't see it?
posted: May. 2, 2013 @ 5:05a
jhuflyer said: If you stiff your waitress, you gave her more than just a tip; more like you shafted her.Can you really guaranty her she will be satisfied with your tip?
posted: Jun. 4, 2013 @ 9:30p
It's not a like an arrangement of delivered flowers is worth $50 either. It makes a nice gift for a guy like a brother or father.
Fredo said: It's not a like an arrangement of delivered flowers is worth $50 either. It makes a nice gift for a guy like a brother or father.
That analogy might remotely make sense if the meat was significantly better than what normally is found in any grocery store. If you feel like overpaying for the "presentation" by the UPS guy dropping off a styrofoam container and some dry ice...knock yourself out.
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