Originally Posted by medford
If you think a S'more is overrated, then you don't know how to make a S'more.
fist, don't limit yourself to a Hershey's bar, you're allowed to expand to a piece of crunch bar, Peanut Butter Cup or a multitude of different things. Not everything is suppose to be the same temperature. Its the contrast in textures, flavors and temperatures that excites your senses.
Of Course the same thing goes for Sour Cream which you dismissed 4 years ago. I'll agree, mixed into a bowl at Chipotle, I find it worthless, however drop a dap into the top of my bowl of chili or Ckn tortilla soup and again its the perfect mix of cool, smooth sour cream w/ warm, spicy and well textured soup.
roller coasters, overrated? Until I get access to a NASA simulator, NASCAR or an F-14 fighter, its as close as I can get to safely harnessing similar G-forces, the feeling of weightlessness, etc...
Graeter's...far from overrated. Regionally, name me someone w/ better more consistant ice cream. Nationally, its relativelly unknown. You can't be overrated if your the best where they know you, and you can't be overrated when few know your name nationally.
Wine...you don't always have to spend big to get a good wine.
I won't budge on Sour Cream. I just can't add those empty calories to a good meal. I get the contrast, but I just can't do it. Maybe I'm not a true Midwesterner.
As for Graeter's, they are good, don't get me wrong, but I don't have the same quasi-religious devotion to them that many Ohioans seem to have. Jeni's is excellent and I am always partial to the local joints with the questionable names (like the old Whippy Dip in Harrison or the Cream Corner on the far west side of Columbus).
I have somewhat changed my tune on wine. I still prefer beer, but I do enjoy a good red from time to time.
Finally, roller coasters. For the purpose of full disclosure, I get naseous just looking at them. So, perhaps that has colored my view. Also, I don't have an ounce of adrenaline junky in me. Bungee jumping, no thanks. White water rafting, have fun. Mountaineering, send me a postcard. So, perhaps that is why I don't like them all that much. As a side note, my kids are getting to the age where they like riding rides, so I have gladly transitioned to the dad who watches his kids go in circles at 4 mph while the wave at me. It's works out perfectly for both them and for me.