The Lighter Side

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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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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HOT MESS

November 15, 2019     Posted in Background, Business, Fun, In real life, Restaurant, The Lighter Side

We’ve been exploring the fun of the hospitality business of late. Like most “studies”, it Is not without purpose–one that willWe’ve been exploring the fun of the hospitality business of late. Like most “studies”, it Is not without purpose–one that will[...]
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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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PORTO BY DAYLIGHT

October 14, 2019     Posted in Background, Friendship, Fun, In real life, Restaurant, The Lighter Side, Wine

To visit Portugal has been high on our list for a handful of years. I read once that it was coastal, had great wines, still represented many areas ofTo visit Portugal has been high on our list for a handful of years. I read once that it was coastal, had great wines, still represented many areas of[...]
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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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FROM LONDON TO LISBON…

Kathy and I are back from some head-spinning travel, which was inspired by our daughter’s Master’s presentation at Goldsmith University in SoutheasternKathy and I are back from some head-spinning travel, which was inspired by our daughter’s Master’s presentation at Goldsmith University in Southeastern[...]
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