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HighToast t1_j9mztpf wrote

I think it's great that everyone is responding to the AI generated result instead of acknowledging that this post was made by AI and is a pretty decent post given the fact 😆 Did you really need restaurant suggestions?


AmcillaSB t1_j9ppstk wrote

I have feelings about Chat AI. We've been using it for work-related stuff recently, and it is impressive sometimes. Other times, it's enraging to use. It has some inherent bias and flaws to it (like giving equal weight to controversial subjects and extreme viewpoints, even though in reality those viewpoints are like 90/10)

Here's a request I just threw into it:

"Write a /r/springfieldmo reddit post recommending specific restaurants to eat at in Springfield, MO"

Title: Must-Try Restaurants in Springfield, MO

Hey everyone,

If you're looking for some great places to eat in Springfield, MO, I've got you covered! As a local foodie, I've tried my fair share of restaurants in the area, and these are some of my top picks:

Black Sheep Burgers & Shakes - This is hands down the best burger joint in town. They use high-quality ingredients and offer a unique variety of toppings and sauces. Don't forget to try one of their creative milkshake flavors!

Aviary Cafe - This charming cafe is a great spot for brunch or lunch. They use fresh, local ingredients and offer a range of sandwiches, salads, and quiches. Make sure to try their famous homemade granola!

Bawi Korean BBQ - If you're in the mood for something different, check out Bawi Korean BBQ. They offer an all-you-can-eat grill experience, where you can cook your own meat and veggies at your table. It's a fun and interactive dining experience that's great for groups.

The Order - This upscale restaurant is perfect for a special occasion or a fancy night out. They offer a refined menu with seasonal ingredients and expertly crafted cocktails. The ambiance is also top-notch, with a sleek and modern decor.

Pho Kim - If you're craving Vietnamese cuisine, Pho Kim is the place to go. Their pho (noodle soup) is a standout dish, but they also offer a variety of other authentic Vietnamese dishes. The prices are reasonable and the portions are generous.

I hope these recommendations help you find some new favorite restaurants in Springfield! Let me know if you have any other suggestions to add to the list.


Pretty_Web_3399 t1_j9ohy58 wrote

It’s because those accounts are bots. Seriously.


Ipuncholdpeople t1_j9p0fod wrote

I mean pretty much every recommendation is being sarcastic in this thread


Live_Oak123 t1_j9njd1j wrote

It left out the part asking how to make friends. Oh…and complaining about driving. Otherwise, spot on!


garcia_later t1_j9pb6ga wrote

Need the “Has anyone seen my stolen catalytic converter?” comment


ChewML t1_j9mtclp wrote

Taco Bell


suchawildflower t1_j9mvv1e wrote

That's any Mexican food restaurant in this area tbh.


bobone77 t1_j9ndk3w wrote

Nah. There are some decent ones, and I lived in Mexico for a year. 🤷🏻‍♂️


virtualwolff t1_j9ndt55 wrote

Which ones do you like?


bobone77 t1_j9ngbv8 wrote

For Tex-Mex, Cesar’s. Los Michoacános Garcias is good. I Love Tacos is good. Both of the second ones are representative of food from Mexico. Not the BEST food I’ve had in Mexico, but good, decent food. Certainly not comparable to Taco Bell.


EcoAffinity t1_j9mwpuq wrote

It's not authentic, but Mexican Villa is really good as a local. That watery ketchup salsa, flour tortilla chips, and queso blanco they smother the trashcan enchilada in is just chef's kiss


MartonianJ t1_j9mx583 wrote

Love me some Mexican Villa


EcoAffinity t1_j9oj151 wrote

I was personally being sarcastic but I know there are people who enjoy MV and that's good for you and them


Ipuncholdpeople t1_j9p09m4 wrote

I consider MV fancy taco bell. It's perfect for when you are drunk and need some greasy slop, but overall not that great


stone500 t1_j9osvc2 wrote

I love Villa, and I would probably never recommend it to anyone


AmcillaSB t1_j9pon56 wrote

Post 1 (Advocating for Mexican Villa):

Title: Mexican Villa is a Springfield Classic

Hey guys,

I just wanted to take a moment to express my love for Mexican Villa. As a long-time Springfield resident, I've been going to this restaurant for years and I can honestly say that it's one of my favorites in the city.

The food is delicious and always fresh, with a great selection of classic Mexican dishes like tacos, enchiladas, and burritos. The service is always friendly and efficient, and the prices are reasonable for the quality of the food.

I know that everyone has their own tastes and preferences, but I truly believe that Mexican Villa is a Springfield classic that everyone should try at least once. Give it a chance and I think you'll be pleasantly surprised!

Post 2 (Disagreeing with Mexican Villa):

Title: Mexican Villa is Overrated

I have to disagree with the previous post about Mexican Villa. As a Springfield resident myself, I've tried this restaurant several times and I just don't understand the hype.

The food is mediocre at best, with bland flavors and poor presentation. The prices are too high for what you get, and the service can be hit or miss depending on the day.

I know that Mexican Villa has been around for a long time and has a lot of loyal fans, but I think it's time for Springfield to move on to better Mexican options. There are plenty of other restaurants in the area that offer more authentic and flavorful food at a better value.

Post 3 (Defending Mexican Villa):

Title: Mexican Villa is a Springfield Tradition

I have to disagree with the previous post about Mexican Villa being overrated. This restaurant has been a Springfield tradition for generations and has earned its place as a beloved local spot.

Sure, the food might not be as authentic as some other Mexican restaurants in the area, but that's not what Mexican Villa is all about. It's about the nostalgia and the memories that come with sharing a plate of nachos with friends and family.

Plus, the food is still delicious in its own right. The enchiladas are a personal favorite of mine, and I've never had a bad meal at Mexican Villa.

So let's not dismiss this Springfield classic too quickly. Mexican Villa has earned its place in our hearts and in our stomachs, and I for one will continue to support this beloved restaurant.

Post 4 (Disagreeing with Mexican Villa):

Title: Time to Move on from Mexican Villa

I have to respectfully disagree with the previous post about Mexican Villa being a Springfield tradition. Yes, this restaurant has been around for a long time, but that doesn't mean it's still relevant or worth our time and money.

In my opinion, the food is subpar and the prices are too high for what you get. There are so many other Mexican restaurants in the area that offer better quality food at more reasonable prices.

I think it's time for Springfield to move on from Mexican Villa and start exploring other options. Let's support local businesses that offer more value and better taste, rather than sticking with an outdated restaurant just because it's familiar.


Cloud_Disconnected t1_j9pvlgx wrote

This is way too polite. It should read something like:

Advocating for Mexican Villa

I understand that it's not authentic Mexican, and I get that it's not for everyone, but I grew up with Mexican Villa, and I like it.

Disagreeing with Mexican Villa

WTF is wrong with you?! You are human garbage and deserve to die horribly!!!! I hope your entire family dies!!!!! You vote for Trump and drive a big truck. Guns! Confederate flag! Small penis!!!!!

I, on the other hand, only eat at ethically-sourced, farm-to-table, vegan-friendly, locally-owned eateries. This is because I am a very virtuous person with sophisticated taste. You don't know what real Mexican food is supposed to taste like because you're not from SoCal like me, you hillbilly swine!!!! I'm an authority on Mexican cuisine, I spent an entire week in Cozumel, after all!!!!

Advocating for Mexican Villa

You don't have to like it, and I understand it's not authentic Mexican, it's its own thing.

Disagreeing with Mexican Villa



WendyArmbuster t1_j9r1s8m wrote

Did chatGPT write this? That's funny. It's way off base here though in it's support for Mexican Villa. I am strongly on the pro-Mexican Villa side of the argument, and so are most of the people I know, but NOBODY would say

>The food is delicious and always fresh

I mean, that's just false.

>I truly believe that Mexican Villa is a Springfield classic that everyone should try at least once. Give it a chance and I think you'll be pleasantly surprised!

That's false too. If you don't like it already, you won't like it. There is no point in recommending Mexican Villa to anybody, ever.


AmcillaSB t1_j9ragb7 wrote

I understand that everyone has their own taste preferences when it comes to food, and it's okay if Mexican Villa doesn't appeal to everyone. However, I do want to offer a different perspective on the comments made in this thread.

While it may be true that some people do not find the food at Mexican Villa to be delicious or always fresh, there are others who have had positive experiences and enjoy the food. Taste is subjective, and what may not be enjoyable to one person may be a favorite of another.

Additionally, I do believe that Mexican Villa is a Springfield classic that is worth trying at least once. While it may not be someone's favorite restaurant, it's possible that they could be pleasantly surprised by their experience.

In the end, everyone is entitled to their own opinions and preferences when it comes to dining. However, I do believe that it's important to support local restaurants in Springfield, including Mexican Villa, which has been a part of the community for many years. Let's continue to appreciate and enjoy the diverse range of dining options that our city has to offer.


jacked4you2 t1_j9nyl5l wrote

I feel personally attacked. I'm calling the police. lmao jk I literally asked this same question several months ago. It was for my brothers birthday. Dickholes. lol


shinylip1 t1_j9mvrpc wrote

Missouri Mike's has the best sushi!!!!!


Cloud_Disconnected t1_j9p2m0l wrote

I wouldn't eat there if it was free.


shinylip1 t1_j9qij1y wrote

Same. I'm being sarcastic and giving the authentic Springfield MO experience since Mike and his goons shamelessly spam "Missouri Mikes!!!" in every single post asking for restaurant recommendations.


KTfl1 t1_j9obmlp wrote

A year ago it would have been " my catalytic converter was stolen "


kirknay t1_j9p78t9 wrote

Followed by someone putting 30 cats on craigslist with their cocaine plate in the photo.


Robodie t1_j9pkjam wrote

I think that was a bag of meth and a needle, wasn't it? We're not really "cocaine money" people here - that's for the fancy folk.



aujii11 t1_j9p5im9 wrote

Love it. Let's just implement ChatGPT into this subreddit and we'll never have to post anymore. gif


Robodie t1_j9pjdfn wrote

I just love that there's someone from the area who did this! It's a fucking marvelous thing to see.


ManlyVanLee t1_j9rgh3r wrote

If you ask ChatGPT to write Springfieldien responses to the fake question, it would be "Oh I love this local joint that features such exotic foods... have you heard of Subway?"