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Wilmington NC To Be The Next Hollywood?

By SanityCheck2, published on Nov 30, 2009

...declared unconstutional everywhere else. Did I mention North Caorlina has North Carolina judges?

A while back (2002), a black woman ran for mayor of Wilimington. That didn’t sit well with the locals so they assigned a deputy to watch the candidate and every time she came out of a restaurant and got in her car, she was stopped and given a Breathalyzer test.

Without an ongoing beach replenishment project to deposit large amounts of sand on a constantly eroding shoreline, Wrightsville Beach would have ceased to exist. The project is funded by both the federal and state... (more)

Tags: golf, police, hollywood, restaurant

The Heart of a Chef

By alan handwerger, published on Nov 5, 2009

     “Let’s buy another restaurant,” I said one evening at dinner to my unsuspecting wife – the very same wife who had made me promise, on the day that we had sold our last restaurant, that the next time I got the urge to own a restaurant, I would lie down on the floor until it passed.

     “No,” Lorrie responded.  There was really nothing to discuss.

     So be it.

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Tags: restaurant, food, humor chef

Vietnamese For Vegeterians

By wolviela, published on Oct 6, 2009

...dating vegeterians, fans of Vietnamese food. This drive was worth it.  For my Westside readers, I would recomend this as a weekend as we know how the lovely 405 can be.

On Beach blvd as you cross McFadden ave, in a strip mall (though that seems to be the description of most restaurants here) you will find a  lovely restaurant who ambiance as ethnic yet elegant (boyfriend yells from the kitchen)  and serene.  The name is, Bo De Tinh Tam Chay. 

The menu was quite thick and contain 100+ dishes of Vietanemese cuisine made from only vegeterian products such as tofu,... (more)

Tags: restaurant

Bigger, Better, Tastier Taste Of Santa Monica

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Sep 4, 2009

... garden.

This Year’s Participants

Acadie Crepes, Angelato Café, Barney’s Beanery, Beachcomber Café, Bombay Café, Bon Melange Catering, Border Grill & Ciudad Catering, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Buddha’s Belly, Caffe Bellagio, Cezanne Restaurant – Le Merigot Hotel & Spa, Chart House, Chez Jay, Duke’s Malibu, Edible Arrangements, El Cholo Restaurant, Enterprise Fish Co., Farm Fresh To You, FIG Restaurant – Fairmont Miramar Hotel, Gardens of Santa Monica, Hooters, I Cugini Restaurant, Il Fornaio, La Grande Orange, ... (more)

Tags: los angeles, california, environment, music, restaurant, santa monica

The Food Stinks And The Portions Are Too Small

By alan handwerger, published on Aug 3, 2009

...and a mountain of fries everywhere. Very elegant.

It is owing to my love affair with Steak Frites that I was shocked, dismayed, and, in the end, amused by the events of the evening which I am about to recount. This little drama unfolded in the dining room of my ten-table restaurant in Sarasota, Florida. I guess you can’t please all of the people all of the time.

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“A guy at table ten wants to see you,” said Julie, my best server, in a tone suggesting that it wasn’t about compliments to the chef.

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Tags: france, restaurant

The Food Stinks And The Portions Are Too Small

By alan handwerger, published on Jul 21, 2009

... sauce, and a mountain of fries everywhere. Very elegant.

It is owing to my love affair with Steak Frites that I was shocked, dismayed, and, in the end, amused by the events of the evening which I am about to recount. This little drama unfolded in the dining room of my ten-table restaurant in Sarasota, Florida. I guess you can’t please all of the people all of the time.

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“A guy at table ten wants to see you,” said Julie, my best server, in a tone suggesting that it wasn’t about compliments to the chef.

... (more)

Tags: france, restaurant

The Night No One Talked About Real Estate

By alan handwerger, published on Jul 17, 2009

...their minds these days. They come here to Vermont, ostensibly to immerse themselves in this enchanted land where the hills are alive with the sound of music, and the first thing they ask when they arrive: “How’s the real estate market around here?”

Even in my restaurant, where I have occasion to meet and feed tourists from all over the world, people seem less interested in my food than in my property taxes. Why? Why, why, why?

But Dave and Sally Palmer were different, I decided as Lorrie and I strolled the two blocks home. Here were people... (more)

Tags: medicine, music, restaurant, sex, real estate

Earning My Stripes

By alan handwerger, published on Jul 15, 2009

...on its front.

There is a history that goes with this shirt, a history that was about to get much longer.

It has everything to do with the yellow stain; a stain got while eating what was arguably the best chicken curry ever, on the terrace of a small Indian restaurant in Devon. It is a stain that many would consider unsightly; but that I see as my yellow badge of curry, an emblem symbolic of the many battles I have waged to keep my stain-averse wife from discarding this – my very favorite article of clothing

You know, every time I... (more)

Tags: restaurant

Technology Pangs!!!

By Seema Upadhyay, published on Jul 4, 2009

...a straight face. Well isn’t the new cell phone technology funny; you bet it is when you are not at the receiving end. I love trying out different cuisines and most of my friends know that the way to my heart is through my stomach. Few months back we decided to have dinner at a Thai restaurant. One of my friend’s is a database administrator and is always glued to his cell phone. He was always either talking to some one or sending a text. He didn’t bother to order his meal and asked us to do the needful for him. While we were waiting for the food to arrive and catching... (more)

Tags: restaurant

Aloha Presented In Musical Format For Late Night Pleasure

By Kim, published on Jun 15, 2009

If you're on Oahu and looking for a place away from the crowded cove, then head over to the North Shore of Haleiwa, HI for relaxation on the beach, Matsumoto's Shave Ice, dinner at a local restaurant. Then head back to town in time for soothing standards by way of the Halekulani Hotel's - Lewer's Lounge.

Ahh!!! The perfect setting for a late night rendezvous with Jazz.

On this particular balmy evening, we were serenaded by a tranquil Pianist who had a very cool blend with the audience. Tennyson Stevens.

I walked in on what must have been the final set of music for the... (more)

Tags: jazz, music, restaurant

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