On January 1st, 1980 Bill and TJ palmer started their first restaurant ‘T.J Applebees Rx for Edibles and Elixirs’ in Decatur Georgia. Who knew that this would be the beginning of a chain of restaurants that would spread to 49 states, 17 countries, and one U.S territory? The Applebees Neighborhood Grill and bar restaurants have become very popular and the chain continues to grow. Today Applebees is the world’s largest casual dining restaurant chain. In this article we will find out more about the Applebees menu and why it is such a hit with diners.
The Applebees concept focuses on casual dining with mainstream American dishes. As such the Applebee’s recipes menu is made up of wholesome American food. The Applebees menu is very extensive and it would be very difficult to cover all of the dishes and meals that Applebees has to offer. The menu is divided into section and each section focuses on a particular type of food. They even have meals that are designed specifically for children. Applebees serves American dishes like salads, shrimp, chicken and pasta. ‘Riblets’ or what are known as button ribs are considered to be Applebees signature item. Though most dishes can be found in every Applebees restaurant, they are known to customize their menu based on the demands of the diners in the area.
The Applebees menu has a wide range of appetizers that diners can choose from. These appetizers are so delicious that a lot of people will make a meal by just ordering a number of appetizers and will fill up on them. One of the most popular choices among appetizers is the appetizer sampler, as the name suggests this dish will allow you to sample the different appetizers that are available at Applebees. The great thing about this dish is that it gives you so much variety and has something for everyone. The Applebees menu has appetizers like creamy spinach, onion rings, Chili cheese nachos, Chicken Quesadilla and chicken wings. You can also choose from melted asiago and Parmesan Cheese and fried jumbo shrimp.
For your main course you can choose from steaks, salads, ribs, seafood, chicken, pasta, sandwiches, sliders and burgers. They also have a separate section for kids meals. The Applebee’s copycat recipes menu has an option called the Pick ‘N Pair lunch. If you order a Pick ‘N Pair lunch you can pair a soup or salad with an entrÃ©e. You can choose to have a Tomato Basil soup, Chili soup, French Onion Soup or select the soup of the day. If you decide to have a salad then you can choose between Shrimp ‘N Spinach salad, Asian Crunch salad, oriental chicken salad or Ceasar Salad. For the entrÃ©e you can choose from Fred Dip Sliders, Three-Cheese Chicken Penne, California Turkey Club or Applebees Ruben. This way you can create a meal that suits your tastes. There are number of other dishes on the Applebees Menu that are delicious. You can discover them yourself by trying something new every time you go to Applebees for a meal. Every Applebees restaurant has a bar section and serves alcohol except in areas where it is forbidden by law.