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Interview with Ray, Oscar and Marshall

JM: How many meals did you get per day?
Ray: You get 3 prepared measl a day and you could eat as much commissary food as you could attain.
Oscar: we received three meals per day
Marshall: i personally ate twice a day but you get fed 3

JM: How would you rate the food? Please give details of why.
Ray: I served 12 years in the Marine Corps and have nothing to complain about. It is definately not mom's but it meet all you daily needs. If you have special dietary needs, it is the mission of the kitchen staff to meet them. A lawsuit could ensue should they not meet any special needs.
Oscar: I rated the food very poorly and for cause the food was served cold at times, the trays would have breakfast food particles stuck to them the food was not well prepared nor was it seasoned properly and the food often tasted very bad plus the cyclical menu is too repetitive
Marshall: i would rate the food a 3 out of 1 through 10 because it doesnt taste very good and it in small portions i understand its jail food but it should atleast have some type of flavor and if i didnt like what they fed i just couldnt eat for the day

JM: Did you have any favorite/least favorite meals?
Ray: BBQ chicken cubes is the least of my likings and the comfort food of PB&J on alternate Fridays is always a treat. Every other Sunday is Chicken day and there is always someone who won't eat it so you can buy it from them.
Oscar: pretty much most of the breakfast meals were pretty good and the hamburgers, chicken when it was cooked proper and the jamaican beef patties
Marshall: I dont have any favorite foods from jail and my least favorite food would be equally all of the food there

JM: Were there any other snacks offered outside of meals? What was commissary like and how expensive was it?
Ray: Yes, Commissary is reasonabel but realistically most of it is all processed garbage. Most of the inmates buy items just to have a feel of worth and show how much money they have. Others just eat their worries away.
Oscar: no additional snacks so people without commissary money were often hungry the commissary is not very good and is over priced by a very large margin, they sell stuff to us for 2 and 3 dollars you can get out on the street at the dollar store
Marshall: well they gave you apples sometimes the comimssary was something to look foward to if you had money on your books but some stuff is pretty expensive the only cheap thing is the soups .

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