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Old 12-31-18, 04:42 PM
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Chipotle Rose Bowl float made out of what you eat

https://www.latimes.com/socal/daily-...228-story.html

In a year where people feared romaine lettuce more than Sharknado, chipotle is going to highlight the menu item on their float. Why does this company have such a hard time with their image? They seem really out of it.

This feels like the act of an entity that wants to be goofed on.
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Shit, that chain really seems to just be a frigging joke at this point, absolutely clueless, are they trying to go bankrupt? (fine with me, I never go there)
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Re: Chipotle Rose Bowl float made out of what you eat

I was hoping it would be made of meat. Just had a new Chipotle open in my neighborhood, it's even a brand new building.
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The Chipotle near me has had several health incidents. I wouldn't eat there if you paid me.
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Chipotle has always been a joke.
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Chipotle has always been a joke.
I recall that in the early days of the franchise it was pretty decent. Now it literally does not taste like anything. Except regret.
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I recall that in the early days of the franchise it was pretty decent. Now it literally does not taste like anything. Except regret.


And living in L.A. I go in any direction and I have a taqueria selling the best tacos out there for no more than a $1.25 each, which shits all over Chipotle's "gringo food." I feel bad for folks that cannot partake of authentic Mexican food. Hell, I feel bad for folks that can't partake of an honest to goodness carne asada taco.
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Re: Chipotle Rose Bowl float made out of what you eat

I thought Rose Bowl Parade rules were that the entire float had to be made of flowers.
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I thought Rose Bowl Parade rules were that the entire float had to be made of flowers.
I thought it was all about the roses as well. Apparently not:

It is a rule of the parade that all surfaces of the float framework must be covered in natural materials (such as flowers, plants, seaweeds, seeds, bark, vegetables, or nuts, for example); furthermore, no artificial flowers or plant material are allowed, nor can the materials be artificially colored.
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I'm sure Chipotle paid off the Rose Parade commission to bend the rules and make the float made of meats.
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Originally Posted by Why So Blu? View Post
I'm sure Chipotle paid off the Rose Parade commission to bend the rules and make the float made of meats.
Huh?
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Huh?

I'm pre-drinking.

If those floats are made out of materials that don't adhere to the normal rules then that means they got a special exemption or the sponsor paid to have a special float with special ingredients.

I hope that makes better sense. *burp*
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The materials used are listed in the article. They follow the rules.

Don't pass out.
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No one gives a shit about Chipotle but they care about their Rose Bowl float.
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Re: Chipotle Rose Bowl float made out of what you eat

Originally Posted by Why So Blu? View Post
I'm pre-drinking.

If those floats are made out of materials that don't adhere to the normal rules then that means they got a special exemption or the sponsor paid to have a special float with special ingredients.

I hope that makes better sense. *burp*
Have you ever watched the parade?

Everything has to be covered in organic material. It doesnít have to be roses or flowers. Beans, seaweed, rice, etc. is all fair play.
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Have you ever watched the parade?

Everything has to be covered in organic material. It doesnít have to be roses or flowers. Beans, seaweed, rice, etc. is all fair play.

I have. It's a bore. It's for the tourists.
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I recall that in the early days of the franchise it was pretty decent. Now it literally does not taste like anything. Except regret.
And salt.
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Re: Chipotle Rose Bowl float made out of what you eat

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I have. It's a bore. It's for the tourists.
Tell us about your street tacos again, grandpa.

The Valley Hunt Club and the Tournament of Roses Association that has put on the parade for 130 years is about as hard core local as a thing can be in America.
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Re: Chipotle Rose Bowl float made out of what you eat

There are better burritos out there. That said, I will still get one from Chipotle on occasion. Generally those occasions are when I go to two specific concert venues to tailgate pre-show, and there isn't a whole lot near them that works as well.

As far as the float: whatever works for them. I wasn't aware of the restrictions the Rose Bowl Parade people put on their floats, so it makes sense why they are doing it.
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I thought it was all about the roses as well. Apparently not:
It is a rule of the parade that all surfaces of the float framework must be covered in natural materials (such as flowers, plants, seaweeds, seeds, bark, vegetables, or nuts, for example); furthermore, no artificial flowers or plant material are allowed, nor can the materials be artificially colored
Hmm, so if I cover my float next year in human skin Iím good to go, right?
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Re: Chipotle Rose Bowl float made out of what you eat

Originally Posted by Why So Blu? View Post
Chipotle has always been a joke.
Agree don't know why so many like it. It's bland.
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Hmm, so if I cover my float next year in human skin Iím good to go, right?
As long as the skin doesnít have any tattoos (no artificial colors)
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As long as the skin doesnít have any tattoos (no artificial colors)
Well shit, what am I supposed to do with all those dead hipsters in my basement?
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The 2018 Rose Bowl had Earth Wind and Fire preforming live on a float...

...and this year one of the floats caught fire:

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Re: Chipotle Rose Bowl float made out of what you eat

Our local station (KTLA 5) kept saying "Don't worry.. we'll stay on the air until they get that float going. We'll finish the parade no matter what! Until the last band and the last float goes by!" and then, after a little while, they just ended it.
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