SPEAKING OF MVM

January 4, 2014     Posted in Fun, Restaurant

So, I don’t get to explain in my actual column, but in my blog format, I can say almost anything I damn well please! What fun, and never with fearSo, I don’t get to explain in my actual column, but in my blog format, I can say almost anything I damn well please! What fun, and never with fear[...]
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CHAPTER ONE? WEIRDLY HAUNTED BY BOURDAIN?

January 4, 2014     Posted in Fun, Restaurant

In a post holiday-coma I stared blindly at the TV before the show that suddenly came into focus happened to be the premier of THE TASTE—The newest inIn a post holiday-coma I stared blindly at the TV before the show that suddenly came into focus happened to be the premier of THE TASTE—The newest in[...]
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THE HAPPY NEW YEAR CATCH UP BLOG

January 2, 2014     Posted in Fun, Restaurant

Man, the holidays are so much like what else? You can’t wait for them to get here, and so happy to see them done! Full of spirit, and gifts, andMan, the holidays are so much like what else? You can’t wait for them to get here, and so happy to see them done! Full of spirit, and gifts, and[...]
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GETTING DOWN FROM THE MOON

December 23, 2013     Posted in Fun, The Lighter Side

The moonstones managers have AMAZING moves when it comes to incredible food, atmosphere, service and making ALL season’s bright! But, I’m willingThe moonstones managers have AMAZING moves when it comes to incredible food, atmosphere, service and making ALL season’s bright! But, I’m willing[...]
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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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