| Food and Drink Board|| PSA: Attention Beer Lovers who travel to Destin - coolpapaboze on 7/11/14 at 9:11 pm|
Chans, the wine store in the shopping center at 98 and the road that turns into the trans bay bridge, has opened a gastro pub, CraftBar, that has some ridiculous number of beers on tap. It's right next to Chans, on the back side of the building. I went tonight to check out the menu, and it looks p...
| Food and Drink Board|| Another cool way to poach an egg - Wylie Dufresne - coolpapaboze on 8/2/13 at 11:48 am|
Within this video Wylie Dufresne provides a technique for poaching an egg in the shell that is simple and delivers fantastic results. The video is long, so if you're not interested in watching the whole thing, here's a summary: Add two tablespoons of baking soda to the water, boil it, when the wate...
| Political Talk|| Is Weiner's wife standing by him because.. - coolpapaboze on 7/24/13 at 1:35 pm|
...she is a lesbian and if she doesn't support him, he will admit that he is constantly on the prowl for arse because he is her beard and isn't getting any at home?...
| Outdoor Board|| Just returned from Argentina... - coolpapaboze on 6/23/13 at 4:51 pm|
..and i think it's probably ruined me for any other type of hunting. Was in the Entre Rios province, on the Parana river. Shot dove and perdiz over five days. Not quite the volume of birds as Cordoba, but plenty enough birds for me, and I really like the area as it is more diverse in terms of thi...
| Food and Drink Board|| A Practical Guide To Sous Vide Cooking - coolpapaboze on 3/27/13 at 9:39 am|
Great website with lots of charts, pics, and equations!!!!!
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| LOL at ESPN - coolpapaboze on 11/30/12 at 5:55 am|
Characterizing the game last night as a "franchise defining win" for the Falcons. If having the other team give you the game after kicking your arse up and down the field for three quarters is franchise defining, well ok then :lol:...
| Political Talk|| Goverment is the only thing we all belong to - true or false? - coolpapaboze on 9/5/12 at 9:08 am|
This was a video shown Tuesday night at the DNC. I think it's bold that they led with this and are not hiding their liberalism.
Romney tweeted a response: we don't belong to government, ...
| Food and Drink Board|| A sample of NYC tasting menu prices - coolpapaboze on 7/20/12 at 7:45 am|
Thought it was interesting to see the price range across popular restaurants offering tasting menus.
Per Se $235*
Restaurant Daniel $195
Eleven Madison Park $195
Le Bernardin $190
Brooklyn Fare $185
Roberta's (Blanca) $180
Jung Sik $155
| O-T Lounge|| Alec Baldwin assaults another photographer - coolpapaboze on 6/29/12 at 3:51 pm|
[quote]The “30 Rock” actor unleashed on a photographer who was blocking the entrance to his apartment building, yelling, “I want you to shut the f**k up and get out of here. Leave my neighbor alone.” After a few more “shut ups,” he sneered at the photog, called him a “little girl,” [b]and stormed of...
| Food and Drink Board|| Interview with Donald Link on Eater.com - coolpapaboze on 5/25/12 at 4:16 pm|
Really impressed with him and he really articulates how his approach translates to exceptional food. I really enjoy his simple straightforward take on country food, done with fresh ingredients dictated by the seasons. I wish more restaurants in LA took this approach.
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Any big recruits we've lost in recent years that panned out? - coolpapaboze on 1/17/12 at 12:21 pm|
Seems like a lot of the kids from LA that went elsewhere, or who switched didn't live up to expectations. I don't follow recruiting as closely as a lot of you, but are there any who went elsewhere and really blew up? ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Cochon Lafayette: is this place going to make it? - coolpapaboze on 12/23/11 at 8:47 am|
I moved before they opened and this is the first time I have been back to Lafayette since. I have been twice this week and I really like it. I like the short menu, the wine list is well edited and reasonably priced, and I thought the food was also relatively inexpensive for the quality. The only ...
| Money Talk|| Realtors: We Overcounted Home Sales for Five Years - coolpapaboze on 12/14/11 at 9:31 am|
[quote]"All the sales and inventory data that have been reported since January 2007 are being downwardly revised. Sales were weaker than people thought," NAR spokesman Walter Malony told Reuters. [/quote][link=(http://www.cnbc.com/id/45659547)]LINK[/link]...
| Movie/TV Board|| Is anybody else watching Boss? - coolpapaboze on 11/27/11 at 4:57 pm|
Original series on Starz? It's pretty good. If you like corrupt politics, this should be right up your alley. Plus, there are hot women, often naked. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| A few SF and NY restaurant impressions - coolpapaboze on 8/5/11 at 2:55 pm|
Spent the last week in San Francisco and had some good meals.
Prospect - from the folks who own/run Boulevard, really light space, appealing menu, that at least on my visit was well executed. Had a beautiful plate of burrata and cherry tomatoes to start, followed by goat five ways, which was wond...
| Political Talk|| Do famous homosexuals have a responsibility to come out of the closet? - coolpapaboze on 4/25/11 at 5:38 pm|
I read the recent interview Rachel Maddow gave with the Guardian in which she says closeted news anchors have a responsibility to come out of the closet. The reader comments are strongly in favor of a responsibility/obligation of prominent gays to come out. I think their private life is their priv...
| Food and Drink Board|| Restaurant concepts that don't work in NYC: NOLA #10 - coolpapaboze on 3/31/11 at 1:17 pm|
Interesting as I've always maintained Creole/Cajun isn't a food genre people outside of LA are interested in eating regularly. ...
| Money Talk|| CALPERS holds expected return rate at 7.75% - coolpapaboze on 3/18/11 at 8:04 am|
[quote]The committee of the California Public Employees' Retirement System decided to recommend maintaining the rate at 7.75%, instead of adopting the recommendation by Calpers's chief actuary to lower the rate to 7.5%.[/quote]
| Movie/TV Board|| American Dad 100th episode - coolpapaboze on 3/6/11 at 6:33 pm|
How the frick has this shitshow been on the air for 100 episodes? I weep for my country. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Eataly, NYC - coolpapaboze on 3/1/11 at 8:19 pm|
Anybody else been to this place? I went last week and I have to say I was impressed. It's fricking insane if you like food. It's basically an Italian food mall. There's a butcher, fish monger, pasta shop, wine shop, cheese, produce, coffee, candies, all sorts of condiments, and a whole bunch of s...
| Food and Drink Board|| My first attempt at molecular gastronomy... - coolpapaboze on 2/15/11 at 10:50 am|
Made sous vide lobster risotto last night with tarragon "peas". I like tarragon and lobster together, but have found chopped tarragon to lose its color quickly. Lobster and peas are a common combination, but aren't in season, so I thought I would try to make some "peas" out of tarragon. The techn...
| Outdoor Board|| Scratches/dents on a gun barrel - coolpapaboze on 2/15/11 at 9:15 am|
I'm looking at a shotgun on gunbroker. Really like the gun, price seems reasonable, but it has a couple of dings on the barrel. I don't really care about the asthetics, but I'm concerned about rust. The dings are through the blue and you can see the bare metal. Is this a big deal? Anyway to mit...
| Movie/TV Board|| Does anybody still watch Chuck? - coolpapaboze on 2/15/11 at 9:08 am|
I had three new episodes on my DVR and I don't think I'm going to watch them. Like numerous television series before Chuck, the air went out of this show for me when the lead hooked up with his romantic interest, taking all the tension out of the show, and moving the focus of the show from the show...
| More Sports Board|| If Rodgers and the Pack win, do we not have to hear about Faaaarve anymore? - coolpapaboze on 2/6/11 at 8:25 pm|
If so, go Pack. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Why do people back into parking spaces? - coolpapaboze on 2/1/11 at 6:10 pm|
Am I missing something here? I notice this all over Lafayette. Is there some reason/benefit for doing this? I see people do it all the time for no apparent reason. Just curious. ...
| Tiger Rant|| If Lee doesn't get hurt against Ole Miss in '08... - coolpapaboze on 1/14/11 at 10:39 am|
does Jefferson ever start a game at LSU? I have always thought that Lee was recruited to be Perriloux's successor as starting QB and Jefferson was always a project. Thoughts?...
| Outdoor Board|| Getting a shotgun re-blued - coolpapaboze on 12/28/10 at 11:17 am|
My mother has an old Charles Daly over and under that she wants to give to my nephew. It's a nice little gun and has some family history, so it will make a nice gift for him. It has a few very small rust spotson the barrels and some wear spots as well. Is it worth getting it reblued? If so, any ...
| Money Talk|| Alabama town stops making pension payments - coolpapaboze on 12/23/10 at 1:58 pm|
This is likely the beginning of a trend. It's going to be interesting to see how this plays out as it is unclear how pensions are going to be affected by municipal bankruptcies. I expect this kind of story to become more and more common.
| Outdoor Board|| Best place to buy a used shotgun? - coolpapaboze on 12/19/10 at 1:23 pm|
Seems like gunbroker.com has inflated prices, or is it just me? Most of the stuff I'm interested in seems to sell for near retail. Thoughts?...
| O-T Lounge|| So I went to the pawn shop today - coolpapaboze on 12/15/10 at 6:27 pm|
and there was a prosthetic leg for sale. I thought about buying it and making one of these:
It's a left leg in case any of you are in the market. :lol:...