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Andrea73
04-21-2010, 11:14 AM
I often hear complaints about the hamburger and hot dog buns. What is the deal??

snugglepeas
04-21-2010, 11:38 AM
they are a wheat bun now and they fall apart VERY easy.

madcoco
04-21-2010, 11:51 AM
they are a wheat bun now and they fall apart VERY easy.
Love whole grain bread but not on dogs and burgers. Imho what is used now is absolutely terrible. The buns are not fun. There has not been one time I have not went into Casey's and the bun has not split and broken into pieces. Can understand trying to provide a healthier product but there has got to be a better bun.

chloelovesdisney
04-21-2010, 11:51 AM
I'm not sure, my family had no issue with them. We're not so focused on things like buns, seemed fine to us. :confused3

FireDancer
04-21-2010, 11:59 AM
I'm not sure, my family had no issue with them. We're not so focused on things like buns, seemed fine to us. :confused3

Oh the places that we could go with this. :lmao:

chloelovesdisney
04-21-2010, 12:06 PM
Silly firedancer, get your mind out of the gutter. :rotfl:

DISNEYNY
04-21-2010, 12:12 PM
My son doesn't normally go for the wheat bread when we are at home. I never mentioned to him that the buns were changed. He never noticed and we had no problems with them. We have only had hamburgers though, can't comment on the falling apart Hot Dog buns. :goodvibes

snugglepeas
04-21-2010, 12:35 PM
Love whole grain bread but not on dogs and burgers. Imho what is used now is absolutely terrible. The buns are not fun. There has not been one time I have not went into Casey's and the bun has not split and broken into pieces. Can understand trying to provide a healthier product but there has got to be a better bun.

And the sad thing is they are really not any healthier than plain white buns, they are made from bleached enriched wheat flour and contain HFCS, so really there is no difference.

CR Resort Fan 4 Life
04-21-2010, 12:58 PM
I said this before and I will say it again. I don't know why we can not choose between a white bun and a wheat bun when ordering a Cheeseburger or a Hot Dog, because it seems obvious more people like the white buns and if others want a wheat bun all they do is ask for it.

TDC Nala
04-21-2010, 12:59 PM
Disney doesn't care what you like - the current management wants to appear that they care about your health.

Andrea73
04-21-2010, 01:09 PM
It's funny that they choose buns to be the food police with. It's not like most of the food offerings are super healthy. Look at the kids menus for Pete's sake.

Mental Note: Not hot dogs or burgers for my 4 year old. She tends to melt down when her buns break or split.

TDC Nala
04-21-2010, 01:13 PM
Look at the kids menus for Pete's sake.


A couple of years ago Disney changed all the kids menus. All grilled chicken (no fried nuggets), raw vegetables, chicken pita pizza (there was a lot of discussion about how kids won't eat chicken on pizza and didn't understand why their crust was different), desserts were either apples, yogurt or sugar free jello. Those menus got changed back to macaroni and cheese and chicken nuggets with cookies, ice cream and pudding added for desserts pretty quickly.

I suppose guests are swallowing the buns more readily than they swallowed that.

Andrea73
04-21-2010, 01:17 PM
A couple of years ago Disney changed all the kids menus. All grilled meats, raw vegetables, chicken pita pizza (there was a lot of discussion about how kids won't eat chicken on pizza and didn't understand why their crust was different), desserts were either apples, yogurt or sugar free jello. Those menus got changed back to macaroni and cheese and chicken nuggets with cookies, ice cream and pudding added for desserts pretty quickly.

I suppose guests are swallowing the buns more readily than they swallowed that.

Maybe they should offer both!! My issue is not so much the calories of the kids meals. It's more the fact that they are mostly processed foods. I would much prefer all the restaurants offer kids portions of adult meals. Steak, salmon, real chicken. My 4 year old shocks servers when she passes on fries for a baked potato and then eats every bite

Just a few kids entrees that were not made in a factory or dumped out of a box would be great.

(I am doing a LOT of buffets and it's because of the kids menus)

TDC Nala
04-21-2010, 01:19 PM
As long as the kids' DDP is as inexpensive as it is, you're not going to see child versions of adult meals.

goofy4prez
04-21-2010, 01:29 PM
I'm not sure, my family had no issue with them. We're not so focused on things like buns, seemed fine to us. :confused3

Oh the places that we could go with this. :lmao:


Ok, I'll go there. I'm a guy and every guy including myself notices buns. :rotfl2:

d1sneyf4n
04-21-2010, 01:42 PM
It's funny that they choose buns to be the food police with. It's not like most of the food offerings are super healthy. Look at the kids menus for Pete's sake.

Mental Note: Not hot dogs or burgers for my 4 year old. She tends to melt down when her buns break or split.

I second your mental note. My 3 year old son would have that same melt down.

scrapbookworm
04-21-2010, 03:56 PM
For the past 2-3 years, my now 9yo DD has hated kids menus everywhere. She wants the grown-up stuff. That makes WDW dining expensive for us, lol. But, we usually split something at a counter service since the portions can be very large.