SEE YOU SOON…

August 10, 2013     Posted in Fun

COBBLESTONES will be closed for the next few days as we continue our tradition of a shut down week, between FOLK FESTIVAL and RESTAURANT WEEKS, to R+R,COBBLESTONES will be closed for the next few days as we continue our tradition of a shut down week, between FOLK FESTIVAL and RESTAURANT WEEKS, to R+R,[...]
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PARTY ON WAYNE

July 26, 2013     Posted in Restaurant, The Lighter Side

Folk Festival weekend is finally upon us, for the 20th year in a row at COBBLESTONES.  And, once again, rain gets factored into the equation, though “factored”Folk Festival weekend is finally upon us, for the 20th year in a row at COBBLESTONES.  And, once again, rain gets factored into the equation, though “factored”[...]
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A MAN HAS GOT TO HAVE A CODE

July 23, 2013     Posted in Business, Restaurant

Thanks Omar. Recently we interviewed a sous chef candidate, who began the interview describing his current restaurant as “Farm to table.”  LaterThanks Omar. Recently we interviewed a sous chef candidate, who began the interview describing his current restaurant as “Farm to table.”  Later[...]
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OPPORTUNITY COST

July 19, 2013     Posted in Business, Fun

Another great business phrase.  ”Opportunity cost” Every year, the hot dog dilemma. Every year we struggle with whether to include the all-American,Another great business phrase.  ”Opportunity cost” Every year, the hot dog dilemma. Every year we struggle with whether to include the all-American,[...]
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NICE THOUGHT, BUT…

July 19, 2013     Posted in Business, Fun

Another gem, from my wife, and the incredibly dynamic business world that she operates within; “Hope is not a strategy” I love that shit.  (akaAnother gem, from my wife, and the incredibly dynamic business world that she operates within; “Hope is not a strategy” I love that shit.  (aka[...]
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HAVE YOU MET MY NANNY?

July 10, 2013     Posted in Fun, Restaurant

It has made me laugh, through the years, every time–and it is a recurring theme–that a grill cooks ability, or performance, is praised or “validated”It has made me laugh, through the years, every time–and it is a recurring theme–that a grill cooks ability, or performance, is praised or “validated”[...]
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NAUGHTY AND NICE…

July 9, 2013     Posted in Fun, Restaurant

Despite the constant “good” pain of healing, the interrupted sleep, the home-confinement for two weeks, and the loss of “driving privileges”Despite the constant “good” pain of healing, the interrupted sleep, the home-confinement for two weeks, and the loss of “driving privileges”[...]
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A GENTLEMAN’S GENTLEMAN

July 3, 2013     Posted in Friendship, Restaurant, The Lighter Side

My father in law inspires me in many ways, including imparting wisdom that helps me in business.  In life, this guy is the CEO. As my readers have probablyMy father in law inspires me in many ways, including imparting wisdom that helps me in business.  In life, this guy is the CEO. As my readers have probably[...]
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I WILL SLAP YOU

June 30, 2013     Posted in Business, Fun, Restaurant

This is a 3 part blog post, inspired by boredom..and work obsession…and pent up energy…and pain meds… NOTE: I am home recovering fromThis is a 3 part blog post, inspired by boredom..and work obsession…and pent up energy…and pain meds… NOTE: I am home recovering from[...]
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WALT DISNEY WOULD BE PROUD

June 29, 2013     Posted in Business

I said that I would report on Lowell General Hospital’s food, following surgery for my brand new hip.  I have changed my mind.  It truly wouldI said that I would report on Lowell General Hospital’s food, following surgery for my brand new hip.  I have changed my mind.  It truly would[...]
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