There's not a lot to say about the Cheesecake Factory that every American doesn't already know. The longest menu in creation. Cheesecakes in every incarnation. Epically caloric pasta dishes. The usual. But after a long day of fighting crowds and spending cash at Dadeland Mall - a respite at this popular chain is more than welcome. From the avocado eggrolls ($9.95) and fried macaroni and cheese ($9.50) to the Chinese chicken salad ($13.95) and Cajun jambalaya pasta ($16.95) - if you can't find something you like here, you might give fasting a try. It's a struggle to leave room for the main attraction, but cheesecake creations in flavors like Godiva chocolate, Kahlua cocoa coffee, chocolate chip cookie dough and pineapple upside down are so worth the uncomfortable fullness.
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Friday, October 29, 2010 at 7:30 a.m. by Lee Klein
It's that time of year when The Cheesecake Factory releases its "famous" pumpkin cheesecake as well as its almost-famous pumpkin pecan cheesecake. I'm not necessarily the biggest Cheesecake Factory fan, but if there is one thing it ...