YES PLEASE

December 14, 2013     Posted in Fun, Restaurant

I am ALWAYS looking for our next concept! If nothing else, the research is a blast. This week, my lives-in-NYC-while-managing-Strip House Steakhouse cousin,I am ALWAYS looking for our next concept! If nothing else, the research is a blast. This week, my lives-in-NYC-while-managing-Strip House Steakhouse cousin,[...]
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DEAR DIARY…

December 4, 2013     Posted in Restaurant

Last night, I overcame my urge to throw a temper tantrum and behave recklessly–at the sheer knuckle-head-edness of intoxicated guests, who showedLast night, I overcame my urge to throw a temper tantrum and behave recklessly–at the sheer knuckle-head-edness of intoxicated guests, who showed[...]
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OFF TO A GOOD WEEK

December 3, 2013     Posted in Fun, Restaurant

Freshly home from her European bus-train-hike-couch-surfing-cow-milking tour, my daughter Tara and I jaunted to Boston on a quiet Monday night, for dinnerFreshly home from her European bus-train-hike-couch-surfing-cow-milking tour, my daughter Tara and I jaunted to Boston on a quiet Monday night, for dinner[...]
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SUNDAY CATCH UP

December 1, 2013     Posted in Business, The Lighter Side

Have I mentioned before how I wish I could be more regular on this blog? Welcome to my irreegular world! So, Happy Thanksgiving. I’m grateful thatHave I mentioned before how I wish I could be more regular on this blog? Welcome to my irreegular world! So, Happy Thanksgiving. I’m grateful that[...]
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SORRY COREY…

November 24, 2013     Posted in Business, Fun

My public apology goes to Corey Belanger, my friend and new city councilor. My “tweak” of Corey’s celebratory gathering in one of “Lowell’sMy public apology goes to Corey Belanger, my friend and new city councilor. My “tweak” of Corey’s celebratory gathering in one of “Lowell’s[...]
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IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING…

November 23, 2013     Posted in Fun, Restaurant

We get by with a little help from our friends. OK…a LOT of help from our friends. Training, feed back, teamwork, referrals, etc. It all circles backWe get by with a little help from our friends. OK…a LOT of help from our friends. Training, feed back, teamwork, referrals, etc. It all circles back[...]
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RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT AND EDITORIAL

November 15, 2013     Posted in Fun, Restaurant

You think I’m kidding! What’s trending? Here you go, the good, the new and the ugly! - Chicken livers, fried chicken, chicken and waffles,You think I’m kidding! What’s trending? Here you go, the good, the new and the ugly! - Chicken livers, fried chicken, chicken and waffles,[...]
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POLITICAL FOR A MINUTE

November 11, 2013     Posted in Business

Though I try to keep this blog mainly centered on the F+B, and the R+D, on a regular basis my scribbled notes on cocktail napkins find their way into type. Though,Though I try to keep this blog mainly centered on the F+B, and the R+D, on a regular basis my scribbled notes on cocktail napkins find their way into type. Though,[...]
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DAUGHTER

November 6, 2013     Posted in Fun, My Girls

I vaguely remember my 1st born’s 1st steps, and then, 1st words. Such exciting times, and pleasant memories. I remember holding her small body toI vaguely remember my 1st born’s 1st steps, and then, 1st words. Such exciting times, and pleasant memories. I remember holding her small body to[...]
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BEAN TOWN?

October 31, 2013     Posted in Fun, On The Web

A shout out to the Boston Red Sox and that whole, seemingly unshakable Boston spirit. Boston’s grit was legendary BEFORE the Marathon bombing, butA shout out to the Boston Red Sox and that whole, seemingly unshakable Boston spirit. Boston’s grit was legendary BEFORE the Marathon bombing, but[...]
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