YOU ARE GREAT…GET BETTER

May 30, 2013     Posted in Business, Fun

We had another new employee orientation this week…and it was a “sold out show.” Between growth and turnover, we have put over 20 newWe had another new employee orientation this week…and it was a “sold out show.” Between growth and turnover, we have put over 20 new[...]
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THE GOAT GETS MY VOTE

May 20, 2013     Posted in Fun, On The Web

Riding Chicago’s Green Line, preceding my daughter Tara’s college graduation reception (double major, 5 years, leadership award, etc etc!)Riding Chicago’s Green Line, preceding my daughter Tara’s college graduation reception (double major, 5 years, leadership award, etc etc!)[...]
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DO THE DAMN MATH

May 5, 2013     Posted in Business, Restaurant

Seriously. Let’s get this straight…employers (like us) complain that it is getting increasingly difficult to find employees, yet unemploymentSeriously. Let’s get this straight…employers (like us) complain that it is getting increasingly difficult to find employees, yet unemployment[...]
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SAY CHEESE

April 21, 2013     Posted in Fun, Restaurant

I have been telling my chefs for years…when they are “playing” and innovating with recipes, that they MUST write everything down!  Why?I have been telling my chefs for years…when they are “playing” and innovating with recipes, that they MUST write everything down!  Why?[...]
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PERSPECTIVE

April 18, 2013     Posted in On The Web

Monday morning, I had to drive back from NYC for a seminar.  I woke up late, cursing that I should have just left the night before.  The line at StarbucksMonday morning, I had to drive back from NYC for a seminar.  I woke up late, cursing that I should have just left the night before.  The line at Starbucks[...]
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OH BEER, OH BEER, OH BEER

April 10, 2013     Posted in Fun, Restaurant

Seriously, at the pond, at UMASS in 1981, I don’t remember the band–It might have been Toots and the Maytells–Maybe the SOS Band–notSeriously, at the pond, at UMASS in 1981, I don’t remember the band–It might have been Toots and the Maytells–Maybe the SOS Band–not[...]
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I scream for…Yogurt?

April 8, 2013     Posted in Business, Fun

OK…where was I when the announcement was made “There must be frozen yogurt…everywhere?”  What happened to ice cream? I don’tOK…where was I when the announcement was made “There must be frozen yogurt…everywhere?”  What happened to ice cream? I don’t[...]
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RANDOM WHATNOT

April 3, 2013     Posted in Business, Restaurant

* Both restaurants were sold out for Easter Brunch– over 800+ satisfied guests, and at least one not-so-much.  (That “transition” time* Both restaurants were sold out for Easter Brunch– over 800+ satisfied guests, and at least one not-so-much.  (That “transition” time[...]
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SHOOT ME NOW

March 22, 2013     Posted in Business, Restaurant

Gotta love those online restaurant review sites where you can find a review by someone who says “boring” about a global, tapas environmentGotta love those online restaurant review sites where you can find a review by someone who says “boring” about a global, tapas environment[...]
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CLASSIC

March 14, 2013     Posted in Friendship, Restaurant

Out with a great friend last night, in Davis Square (jealous that in Davis Square on a Wednesday night, every restaurant was packed like a weekend night!)Out with a great friend last night, in Davis Square (jealous that in Davis Square on a Wednesday night, every restaurant was packed like a weekend night!)[...]
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