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SHG. #1 is Number Three.

The title hashtag (#) means, “number.” It reads as “Number one is number three.” The “three” meaning, the 3rd restaurantThe title hashtag (#) means, “number.” It reads as “Number one is number three.” The “three” meaning, the 3rd restaurant[...]
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STONES ROLLIN’ INTO 2020

January 6, 2020     Posted in Announcements, Background, Business, Fun, Restaurant, Uncategorized

So, my last post and a January 1 “new Stones” teaser got me admonished by our Director of Marketing. (Not so much that I had to sleep on theSo, my last post and a January 1 “new Stones” teaser got me admonished by our Director of Marketing. (Not so much that I had to sleep on the[...]
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HELLO NASHUA!

A restaurant owner friend of mine said recently: “Everyone wants the hell out of Massachusetts. They’re killing us.” I knew what she meant—IA restaurant owner friend of mine said recently: “Everyone wants the hell out of Massachusetts. They’re killing us.” I knew what she meant—I[...]
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HOLIDAY WISHES AND…

December 23, 2019     Posted in Announcements, Business, Fun, In real life, Restaurant, The Lighter Side

Chag Sameach! (First things first). To all my Jewish family, friends, neighbors, guests…Happy Hannukah! And, on Wednesday, Merry Christmas to the naughtyChag Sameach! (First things first). To all my Jewish family, friends, neighbors, guests…Happy Hannukah! And, on Wednesday, Merry Christmas to the naughty[...]
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THE FOOD! FROM LONDON TO LISBON

This will be the last “installment” of London to Lisbon, a trip with so many more culinary highlights than ever expected. (If you are clicking inThis will be the last “installment” of London to Lisbon, a trip with so many more culinary highlights than ever expected. (If you are clicking in[...]
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DEAR LOWELL,

So, I recently and quite inadvertently “surfed” freestyle into a local FB forum and enjoyed the many shared fond memories of beloved restaurantsSo, I recently and quite inadvertently “surfed” freestyle into a local FB forum and enjoyed the many shared fond memories of beloved restaurants[...]
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NOT YOU TOO CABOT!? CHEESY CHALLENGES

November 4, 2019     Posted in Announcements, Background, Business, Fun, Restaurant, The Lighter Side

Some of you (very faithful!) may recall that years ago, we struggled mightily to re work our #1 selling item—World’s Best Buffalo Tenders—whenSome of you (very faithful!) may recall that years ago, we struggled mightily to re work our #1 selling item—World’s Best Buffalo Tenders—when[...]
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PORTUGAL–DOURO NEXT: IN A BARREL AND THEN THE BIGGEST WAVE

October 25, 2019     Posted in Announcements, Background, Business, Friendship, Fun, In real life, Restaurant, Wine

Porto, Matosinhos, Douro Valley, Coimbra, Nazare, Fatima, Obido, Sintra, Lisbon, The Algarve Of our aggressive destination-goals listed above, with justPorto, Matosinhos, Douro Valley, Coimbra, Nazare, Fatima, Obido, Sintra, Lisbon, The Algarve Of our aggressive destination-goals listed above, with just[...]
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FROM LONDON TO LISBON, PORTO

Three hours after arriving in Porto, Portugal, for a week of discovery, research and play–lying next to Kathy, our daughter Tara on the loft-bedThree hours after arriving in Porto, Portugal, for a week of discovery, research and play–lying next to Kathy, our daughter Tara on the loft-bed[...]
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FAMILY STYLE

When the email arrived that James Beard Nominee, Chef Jamie Bissonette (Toro, Little Donkey, Coppa) would be hosting a Bourbon and BBQ dinner @ Chef AndyWhen the email arrived that James Beard Nominee, Chef Jamie Bissonette (Toro, Little Donkey, Coppa) would be hosting a Bourbon and BBQ dinner @ Chef Andy[...]
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