THAT’S WHAT WE DO

September 17, 2012     Posted in Fun, The Lighter Side

Last Wednesday night I was in NYC for a quickie– and stopped to see my cousin (again!) the beverage manager at Strip House, (on 12th st and UniversityLast Wednesday night I was in NYC for a quickie– and stopped to see my cousin (again!) the beverage manager at Strip House, (on 12th st and University[...]
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BOOBS OF THE WEEK

September 10, 2012     Posted in Restaurant

I am thinking of beginning my own feature– “Biggest Boobs of the week”, an award-of-sorts for those people who suck the most.  ThisI am thinking of beginning my own feature– “Biggest Boobs of the week”, an award-of-sorts for those people who suck the most.  This[...]
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IT’S CALLED A “JOHN DALY”

September 3, 2012     Posted in Fun, Restaurant

At a small Labor Day evening BBQ with friends, with both restaurants closed for the day, I sat sipping an Arnold Palmer cocktail, “not too strong”,At a small Labor Day evening BBQ with friends, with both restaurants closed for the day, I sat sipping an Arnold Palmer cocktail, “not too strong”,[...]
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“YO, DAT FOOD WAS BOMB”

September 1, 2012     Posted in Business, Fun

As community focused restaurant owners–and capable business people–we have been donating money, time, ideas and oh so many gift certificatesAs community focused restaurant owners–and capable business people–we have been donating money, time, ideas and oh so many gift certificates[...]
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SOMMEL..WHAAAT?

August 27, 2012     Posted in Fun, Restaurant

Chef Rob and I were discussing menu upgrades at COBBLESTONES.  I mentioned the amazing job they do with side dishes at Strip-House; The modern, sexy steakhouseChef Rob and I were discussing menu upgrades at COBBLESTONES.  I mentioned the amazing job they do with side dishes at Strip-House; The modern, sexy steakhouse[...]
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SHED SOME LIGHT

August 25, 2012     Posted in Fun, The Lighter Side

Warning:  This post might be offensive to some; those who want me to remain professional and sweet (like I usually am), and those who shudder at the “V”Warning:  This post might be offensive to some; those who want me to remain professional and sweet (like I usually am), and those who shudder at the “V”[...]
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SO NOT FEELING “BLUE”

July 25, 2012     Posted in Restaurant

The IntroI am currently doing research for my next column in the Merrimack Valley Magazine–The subject being “Ethnic foods of Lowell” TheThe IntroI am currently doing research for my next column in the Merrimack Valley Magazine–The subject being “Ethnic foods of Lowell” The[...]
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READY, SET…

July 24, 2012     Posted in Fun, Restaurant

If this crazy business isn’t enough to limit sleep, throw in the pending departure of a manager and supervisor and on top of THAT…Folk Festival?!If this crazy business isn’t enough to limit sleep, throw in the pending departure of a manager and supervisor and on top of THAT…Folk Festival?![...]
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SUNNY AND NOT SO BRIGHT

July 8, 2012     Posted in Business, Fun

Today was “one of those” mornings.  Awakened at 6AM by a “haunted” ill in my brain about two ex-employees–two beloved exToday was “one of those” mornings.  Awakened at 6AM by a “haunted” ill in my brain about two ex-employees–two beloved ex[...]
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FIRE ON THE GRILL

July 6, 2012     Posted in Business, Restaurant

The good news is, we ran into an ex employee and great friend of the family–who years ago succumbed to the pull of drugs–Pain Killers led toThe good news is, we ran into an ex employee and great friend of the family–who years ago succumbed to the pull of drugs–Pain Killers led to[...]
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