YOU CAN’T BUY LOYALTY

March 16, 2017     Posted in Background, Business, Friendship, In real life, On The Web, Restaurant

  I am always mindful of the prescient things that so many special people in my life share–those who offer their perspectives, their own  I am always mindful of the prescient things that so many special people in my life share–those who offer their perspectives, their own[...]
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WHY WE CHANGED THE BUTTER

February 20, 2017     Posted in Announcements, Background, Business, Fun, Restaurant

  Many years ago, we had a pesto on our menu. I don’t recall how long ago, or whether it was chicken (probably), fish (maybe) or other.  (I  Many years ago, we had a pesto on our menu. I don’t recall how long ago, or whether it was chicken (probably), fish (maybe) or other.  (I[...]
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ON THE BRIGHT SIDE

Welcome to my world!  Up, then down! Actually, many, many more ups…but on the heels of my last post, allow me to share what I walked into at moonstones,Welcome to my world!  Up, then down! Actually, many, many more ups…but on the heels of my last post, allow me to share what I walked into at moonstones,[...]
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SURVIVAL OF THE RETRO-FITTEST

February 18, 2017     Posted in Announcements, Background, Business, In real life, Restaurant

These are the things I have been discussing for the past two years, in bits and pieces, at board meetings, at management meetings, over cocktails, withThese are the things I have been discussing for the past two years, in bits and pieces, at board meetings, at management meetings, over cocktails, with[...]
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NO DAYS OFF

February 10, 2017     Posted in Business, Fun, News, Restaurant

  Who said it recently, in front of thousands of cheering ‘employees’? And, how many times did he say it? Here’s why I ask.  My  Who said it recently, in front of thousands of cheering ‘employees’? And, how many times did he say it? Here’s why I ask.  My[...]
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JOHNNY WHO?

January 22, 2017     Posted in Background, Business, Fun, Restaurant, The Lighter Side

Ryan Leaf.  Greg Oden.  Johnny Football.  I was reminded of the long list of “busts”–athletes who excelled in college then failedRyan Leaf.  Greg Oden.  Johnny Football.  I was reminded of the long list of “busts”–athletes who excelled in college then failed[...]
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A QUICK CRY… AS A DOG …

January 21, 2017     Posted in Background, Business, Fun, Restaurant, The Lighter Side

A definition of yelp. But, the definition of Yelp is different. As I clicked through the channels last night, looking for something to fall asleep to,A definition of yelp. But, the definition of Yelp is different. As I clicked through the channels last night, looking for something to fall asleep to,[...]
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THE JOY OF WINNING

January 21, 2017     Posted in Announcements, Business, Fun, Restaurant, The Lighter Side

This has been a couple of incredible weeks–months really. For the first time in awhile, we have TWO complete and excellent head chefs in our restaurants…This has been a couple of incredible weeks–months really. For the first time in awhile, we have TWO complete and excellent head chefs in our restaurants…[...]
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C’MON MAN

January 14, 2017     Posted in Background, Business, Fun, Restaurant

For someone who loves such things, when we hear/read “Steak Tartare” on a menu, we picture, and then anticipate, finely chopped, high end beefFor someone who loves such things, when we hear/read “Steak Tartare” on a menu, we picture, and then anticipate, finely chopped, high end beef[...]
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KILLING ME SOFTLY

January 14, 2017     Posted in Announcements, Background, Business, In real life, On The Web, Restaurant

  Did you read my column in this month’s Merrimack Valley Magazine? (Do you GET Merrimack Valley Magazine?  It’s great.  Truly.  I’m  Did you read my column in this month’s Merrimack Valley Magazine? (Do you GET Merrimack Valley Magazine?  It’s great.  Truly.  I’m[...]
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