The Lighter Side

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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NASTY SMELL

September 2, 2019     Posted in Background, Business, Fun, In real life, Restaurant, The Lighter Side

In the process of updating my email processes and while “taking out” the TRASH, I stumbled upon this silly but sadly-typical exchange betweenIn the process of updating my email processes and while “taking out” the TRASH, I stumbled upon this silly but sadly-typical exchange between[...]
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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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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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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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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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MWM SEEKS…

Although you really should consider subscribing to Merrimack Valley Magazine, here is a peek at my column for this latest issue. And, no joke. If youAlthough you really should consider subscribing to Merrimack Valley Magazine, here is a peek at my column for this latest issue. And, no joke. If you[...]
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TOO PRETTY FOR TV

Go figure! An L.A. scout called from the Food Network last week, and again yesterday—representing the successful show Restaurant Impossible. So, IGo figure! An L.A. scout called from the Food Network last week, and again yesterday—representing the successful show Restaurant Impossible. So, I[...]
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BEST GAME IN TOWN, THROWBACK THURSDAY AND OTHER RANDOM BS

Did you save the date yet? Friday, June 7. 25 years of Cobblestones, celebrated in grand Stones-style to benefit Cobblestones Lowell High School ScholarshipDid you save the date yet? Friday, June 7. 25 years of Cobblestones, celebrated in grand Stones-style to benefit Cobblestones Lowell High School Scholarship[...]
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