A little over a month ago, I 'endured' the free breakfast 'sandwich' on #27. One thin piece of ham, one thin slice of cheese, and a very big, thick bun/croisant, or whatever they called it. I gave away the yogurt as it triggers a gag reflex for me, but ate the couple of grapes included with the meal. In my trips on 48/49 and 29/30 (including one on each in the next 5 weeks), I've walked through the 'diner/lounge' and bought a decent breakfast in the lounge car. I should have done the same on #27 and simply purchased something that wasn't 95% bun. Last year, on #28, I had a very acceptable cold dinner. But according to sources on another online forum, that's gone now as they've switched vendors to 'lowest possible cost', I suspect. If it were up to me, all the 'contemporary dining' meals would be available to all passengers for $10-15 and the included $50-60 in sleeper fares would be removed. And if the 'contemporary dining' car, open to all at ala carte prices can't break even, then convert the car to a simple lounge car and convert the existing lounge cars to coaches. Anderson (and retroactively, John Mica), wins.