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buffeting

Forensic medicine
A striking with the hand; a succession of blows; continued violence.

Meteorology
The beating of a weather phenomenon (e.g., wind or waves) against any object or entity.

Vox populi
Metaphorical blows; afflictions; adversity.
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Owner Vincent Tsou believes that 99 percent of his clientele opts for the buffet.
Each participant will receive a coupon for $1 off dinner at Country Buffet just for signing up for the sweepstakes.
Menu highlights: Buffet breakfast, buffet brunch, fashion-show teas and dinners in various rooms and areas.
Now their customers will not only enjoy the food experience, they'll be recognized as family in any of the Old Country Buffet, HomeTown Buffet and Country Buffet locations.
You get: An all-you-can-eat buffet meal featuring free-range turkey, roast leg of lamb, duck, butternut squash soup, cranberry ginger relish, garlic mashed potatoes, sweet yams, cornbread stuffing, vegetables, shrimp cocktail, king crab legs, dim sum, calamari, vegetable tempura, barbecued chicken, spicy scallops, fried rice, cherries jubilee, apple cobbler, pastries, cakes and tortes.
Memorial Day weekend is a time when many families kick off their summer and build some of the best memories of the year," said Alice Crowder, Vice President of Marketing for Buffets, Inc.
95 per person, the giant buffet dinner not only has prime rib, shrimp, oysters, clams, mussels, king crab legs, sushi rolls, tuna sashimi, calamari, scallops, mahi mahi, sea bass and clam chowder, but also a completely separate Chinese buffet featuring such goodies as wok-fried crab, spicy sweet and sour scallops, sauteed bok choy, string beans with garlic and pineapple fried rice.
The Word of the Week application is available starting June 5 on any of Buffets, Inc.
Menu information: Buffet features pumpkin cream soup, salad bar, herb-crusted prime rib of beef, roast tom turkey, chestnut stuffing, giblet gravy, cranberry relish, glazed sweet potatoes, broccoli, grilled salmon with mandarin orange mousseline, rice timbale, vegetables, yule log dessert, pies, cookies.
Puffy, light saffron basmati rice, puleo (or palao) style, as it's called, is the eighth item on the lunch buffet.
The buffet restaurants are popular for their home-style meals served in a family-friendly atmosphere.
Waiting times for hotel buffets and restaurants are generally five to 15 minutes - and even in peak periods rarely more than half an hour.