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AY CARAMBA

February 28, 2020     Posted in Background, Business, Fun, In real life, News, Restaurant, The Lighter Side

I’m not sure how many blog posts through the years that I have entitled the above. Probably a few, and a couple synonymous “WTF”’s or “ARE YOUI’m not sure how many blog posts through the years that I have entitled the above. Probably a few, and a couple synonymous “WTF”’s or “ARE YOU[...]
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IT WAS ALREADY DEAD

February 25, 2020     Posted in Background, Business, Fun, News, Restaurant

I am sadly, not surprised anymore by how many cooks (“Chefs”) destroy beautiful fish by overcooking it. I can only imagine it is due to howI am sadly, not surprised anymore by how many cooks (“Chefs”) destroy beautiful fish by overcooking it. I can only imagine it is due to how[...]
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PLATH BITING LIP…

As some of you know, our London based marketing consultancy has put us (me!) on strict orders to not leak information on the new restaurant. A gag orderAs some of you know, our London based marketing consultancy has put us (me!) on strict orders to not leak information on the new restaurant. A gag order[...]
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QUICK AND… HIP?

The “quick” in this instance being the (2) night jaunt my restaurant-professional, beverage-guru, Chicago-based daughter just made East, toThe “quick” in this instance being the (2) night jaunt my restaurant-professional, beverage-guru, Chicago-based daughter just made East, to[...]
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BECAUSE YOU’RE ASKING

February 13, 2020     Posted in Announcements, Business, Fun, In real life, News, Restaurant, Stones Social

Beverage lines are installed and run through the wall, the foh ceiling has been painted, the new bar is framed, new sparkling FRP had been installed inBeverage lines are installed and run through the wall, the foh ceiling has been painted, the new bar is framed, new sparkling FRP had been installed in[...]
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SHG. #1 is Number Three.

The titled hashtag above (#) means, “number.” It reads as “Number one is number three.” The “three” for, the 3rdThe titled hashtag above (#) means, “number.” It reads as “Number one is number three.” The “three” for, the 3rd[...]
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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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“EVERYDAY IS A DISASTER”

October 27, 2019     Posted in Business, In real life, News, Restaurant

For years I’ve felt the initial rush of joy and jealousy for my restaurant-owner kin when visiting vacation destinations where it is difficult orFor years I’ve felt the initial rush of joy and jealousy for my restaurant-owner kin when visiting vacation destinations where it is difficult or[...]
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KEEPING MY HEAD UP

August 15, 2019     Posted in Announcements, Background, In real life, News, On The Web

Have you ever noticed the frequency of beautiful sunsets in Lowell? I’m not sure if it’s vantage or something else. I have a theory that theyHave you ever noticed the frequency of beautiful sunsets in Lowell? I’m not sure if it’s vantage or something else. I have a theory that they[...]
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INDUSTRY OBSERVATIONS

July 16, 2019     Posted in Background, Business, In real life, News, On The Web, Restaurant

While researching a handful of New York City restaurants last month–as recommended by our restaurant consultants—a Stones-in-the-works story forWhile researching a handful of New York City restaurants last month–as recommended by our restaurant consultants—a Stones-in-the-works story for[...]
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