Restaurant

THE IDEAL

August 28, 2019     Posted in Announcements, Background, Business, In real life, Restaurant

On a busy Tuesday night, I stepped to the expo window thick with the slips of diners orders to watch over my cooks through the kitchen “window”–tableOn a busy Tuesday night, I stepped to the expo window thick with the slips of diners orders to watch over my cooks through the kitchen “window”–table[...]
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INSANE ON THE JERK

August 20, 2019     Posted in Friendship, Fun, In real life, Restaurant, The Lighter Side

We all know the definition… “Doing the same thing again and again while expecting a different result.” I so feel like I should love JerkWe all know the definition… “Doing the same thing again and again while expecting a different result.” I so feel like I should love Jerk[...]
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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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A WEEKEND OF BOUNDLESS LOVE AND PRIDE

A triumphant nephew’s high school graduation, ongoing restaurant-trends research, Father’s day and an unanticipated citywide celebration of love andA triumphant nephew’s high school graduation, ongoing restaurant-trends research, Father’s day and an unanticipated citywide celebration of love and[...]
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IN 2500 WORDS OR LESS–THANK YOU!

Cobblestones 25th Anniversary Party occurred this past weekend, and I am hard pressed to properly evidence the excitement, the energy, the excellence,Cobblestones 25th Anniversary Party occurred this past weekend, and I am hard pressed to properly evidence the excitement, the energy, the excellence,[...]
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“…cobblestones indeed.”

How to survive twenty five. For starters, read the small print. I thought for sure the sign said “Shelagh”–one of my wife’s Kathy’sHow to survive twenty five. For starters, read the small print. I thought for sure the sign said “Shelagh”–one of my wife’s Kathy’s[...]
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THROWBACK THURSDAY: DO YOU REMEMBER..?

Do you remember when our French Onion soup was called Five Onion Soup, from our original menu 25 years ago? It’s the same basic recipe, but we mayDo you remember when our French Onion soup was called Five Onion Soup, from our original menu 25 years ago? It’s the same basic recipe, but we may[...]
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“HOW LONG CAN YOU STAND THE HEAT?”

Man, and another one gone… All Papa Gino’s, another Outback (and Bonefish)(and Carrabbas), another British Beer Company, Noodles, over 50 ChipotlesMan, and another one gone… All Papa Gino’s, another Outback (and Bonefish)(and Carrabbas), another British Beer Company, Noodles, over 50 Chipotles[...]
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KUMQUATS!

Every Easter and Mother’s Day, for our giant Charcuterie (Salumi and Cheese) display on annual holiday brunch buffets, I order Kumquats. Why? FirstEvery Easter and Mother’s Day, for our giant Charcuterie (Salumi and Cheese) display on annual holiday brunch buffets, I order Kumquats. Why? First[...]
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Bii BURGERS BE DELICIOUS–BEST GAME IN TOWN 25

You say Buffalo, I say Bison–We say Bii Today, and through the weekend, enjoy Bii burgers at COBBLESTONES as we continue to celebrate 25 years. You say Buffalo, I say Bison–We say Bii Today, and through the weekend, enjoy Bii burgers at COBBLESTONES as we continue to celebrate 25 years. [...]
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