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LSUBoo
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re: I'm sure that this has only been discussed 87 times: WTF happened to The Chimes?

Original location has gone to shite as well since our college days.

A real shame, used to spend a lot if time there.


urinetrouble
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re: I'm sure that this has only been discussed 87 times: WTF happened to The Chimes?
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Posted by Degas The Chimes East delivers as expected. No issues here.


Yep. Never had a problem.

They keep a few decent rotating taps.


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iluvdatiger
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re: I'm sure that this has only been discussed 87 times: WTF happened to The Chimes?
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Chimes East is bullet proof vest worthy.


what the hell are you talking about?


RonBurgundy
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re: I'm sure that this has only been discussed 87 times: WTF happened to The Chimes?
Blackened Salmon Spinach Salad FTW!


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DanglingFury
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re: I'm sure that this has only been discussed 87 times: WTF happened to The Chimes?
I think he's implying that black people eat in there.


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BRgetthenet
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re: I'm sure that this has only been discussed 87 times: WTF happened to The Chimes?
They are going through some ownership issues. Ryan is getting bought out. He was usually making sure the kitchen ran well.


Zappas Stache
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re: I'm sure that this has only been discussed 87 times: WTF happened to The Chimes?
I still trip when i go there and it is not the broom closet it was when i was at lsu. used to be 15' wide.


BRgetthenet
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re: I'm sure that this has only been discussed 87 times: WTF happened to The Chimes?
That brass bar had to get brasso'd every single night.


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VOR
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re: I'm sure that this has only been discussed 87 times: WTF happened to The Chimes?
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Holy shite... Covington now defines normality.


In the same sense as the Stepford Wives.


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BMoney
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re: I'm sure that this has only been discussed 87 times: WTF happened to The Chimes?
My only issue is with the stale draft beer selection. I love the atmosphere, the food is consistently good and I struggle to think of a place I'd rather sit for a few hours and drink beer while hanging out with friends.

It's my kind of chill atmosphere. No loud music pumping through or bands playing too loud. No smoke to deal with. Kid friendly. Adult friendly. Step up the beer to Chimes East level and I'd be happy as a clam.


Mung
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re: I'm sure that this has only been discussed 87 times: WTF happened to The Chimes?
Chimes East is still a great place to hang out, and the beer selection is great. Wish they had one up here in Alex


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Breauxsif
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re: I'm sure that this has only been discussed 87 times: WTF happened to The Chimes?
Whole area is infested with hippies and hipsters. Lots of Thug POS trash hang around when some rappers appearing at the Varsity.


4LSU2
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re: I'm sure that this has only been discussed 87 times: WTF happened to The Chimes?
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Whole area is infested with hippies and hipsters. Lots of Thug POS trash hang around when some rappers appearing at the Varsity.


Glad to see I'm not the only one with some sense in this thread.


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Mike da Tigah
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re: I'm sure that this has only been discussed 87 times: WTF happened to The Chimes?
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Whole area is infested with hippies and hipsters. Lots of Thug POS trash hang around when some rappers appearing at the Varsity.


You know, I'm closing in on the half century mark, and the whole area of Chimes and State has always been a place where the alternative group lived and hung out both when I was in school and now. If there's one thing that's changed, it's that the area has gotten cleaner, a lot cleaner, and a whole lot more developed than when I was that age with multiple nice new complexes for kids to live in, communities if you will.

The gay bars are still down the street as they were when I was that age. The Chimes is still the Chimes, and we had the Bayou which served to attract the hard core sex pistolisque people. Head shops? Yep, they were there too. Although the Bengal isn't there, the neighborhood is relatively unchanged from back when it was around those areas of town.


I think perhaps the only thing that's really changed here is that you got old in the head.


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LSUBoo
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re: I'm sure that this has only been discussed 87 times: WTF happened to The Chimes?
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the food is consistently good


Maybe I'm ordering the wrong things.

They fricked up the cheese fries... how do you frick up cheese fries?!


BugAC
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re: I'm sure that this has only been discussed 87 times: WTF happened to The Chimes?
My brother walked out of the one on highland.

He told me, him and his wife went to chimes. The server was like the server from chotchki's on office space. Very peppy and upbeat.

My brother asked him for the beer list. The guy says, "we don't have that anymore".
my Brother, "what do you mean you don't have it"
server, "yeah we stopped carrying them because they were always out of date"
brother, "alright. Well i'm looking for a good stout. What good stouts do yall have?"
server, "we don't have stouts"
brother, "what do you mean you don't have stouts?"
server, "yeah they are seasonals. stouts aren't in season right now"
brother, "what? that doesn't make sense. Well just give me an unsweet tea"
server "we're out of tea"
brother, "fine just give me a coke"
server "do you want any appetizers?"
brother "sauteed crab fingers"
server "we're out of crab fingers"
brother, "dammit, WHAT DO YOU HAVE?"

Then he said they walked out. I probably would have asked for the manager, and let him know how stupid the server was. But my bro just got angry and left. It's a shame because i like chimes. However, most of the time i go for brunch. Not regular dinner.


LSUBoo
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re: I'm sure that this has only been discussed 87 times: WTF happened to The Chimes?
You know, the Nazis had pieces of flair that they made the Jews wear.


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TigerHam85
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re: I'm sure that this has only been discussed 87 times: WTF happened to The Chimes?
I went to chimes on highland Sunday night.

It was as good as its always been.


timbo
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re: I'm sure that this has only been discussed 87 times: WTF happened to The Chimes?
I haven't been to either location in a while. But the last time I went, the food was as good as ever (I usually get a burger or fried seafood). And the last time I went to Chimes East, which was about two years ago, they had St Arnold Endeavour on draft. Shit, you have that on draft, every other tap could be Bud Light and we would still be cool.


TigerWise
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re: I'm sure that this has only been discussed 87 times: WTF happened to The Chimes?
Chimes Covington pisses me off.


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