| Pelicans Talk|| Sooooo . . . 17 Games in . . . - VOR on 12/3/13 at 9:07 am|
We're 9-8, having won the last one on the road without AD.
I know there have been some frustrating losses, and we have yet to play a couple of the toughest teams. But honestly, if we had been told before the season started that our record would be what it is today, can any of us say we would be ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Red Beans - Uptown or Riverbend/Carrollton - VOR on 12/2/13 at 9:09 am|
I'm working at home today until this afternoon.
Thinking of trying some red beans for lunch,either Uptown (Jackson to the Park) or as far as Oak.
Opinions on the best bet?...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| I've Decided It's in the Bag . . . - VOR on 11/30/13 at 1:41 pm|
It's just my opinion, and apologies for using bandwidth to state it, but I'm now convinced the Saints win Monday night.
1. Saints D will have an answer for Wilson. Lynch will gain yardage but it won't be fatal.
2. Saints O will run well enough to keep the Seahawks honest, if not better. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Frying Shrimp - VOR on 11/30/13 at 1:37 pm|
My wife and I discovered we own a Tefal deep fryer (clearly a gift that has hidden in the back of a cabinet for awhile).
I bought some shrimp today and was going to saute' with butter, cracked pepper and garlic. Serve with pasta.
BUT, now I'm considering using the deep fryer. It claims its...
| Food and Drink Board|| Gumbo . . . Okra . . . File' (UPDATE) - VOR on 11/27/13 at 7:10 pm|
Okay, I'm cooking a chicken and andouille gumbo. Not an experienced gumbo cook. I've a couple of pounds of frozen sliced okra in the freezer. I've got some file'.
Use both? No okra (put aside personal opinion of okra . . . :lol:)?
If I decide to use this albatross of frozen okra, when do ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Hats or caps in restaurants . . . - VOR on 11/26/13 at 8:14 pm|
Really guys? Seriously, I think it's rude and classless.
Opinions (ducks for cover) ...
| Pelicans Talk|| Opinions About "Gear" - VOR on 11/24/13 at 6:34 pm|
Specifically, I was walking my dog tonight and decided I want a Pelicans hoodie. I'm not much of a
"gear" guy other than a couple of t-shirts, but screw it. I'm going to get something for those frigid 55 degree walks to the Arena :lol:.
So I've bought a couple of t-shirts from the NBA store, ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Question about a pot for roux . . . - VOR on 11/24/13 at 4:42 pm|
Recently, I saw someone suggest here that cast iron is best for making a roux. Unfotunately, the only cast iron I have is a skillet.
I want to make a gumbo (oddly enough, I've lived in Louisiana for most of my life and never made one :dunno:). I make damned good etouffe' with a good roux base...
| Pelicans Talk|| Oh, and Pierre was there . . . - VOR on 11/23/13 at 10:01 am|
So the OMB (Original Murda Burd) was out on the court last night. Or as TigerWise says, the "clown chicken".
He was a lot more restrained, however. I didn't see any small children or elderly women being carried out of the arena....
| Pelicans Talk|| Have to Feel Much Better - VOR on 11/23/13 at 8:05 am|
That was a solid, gritty win for a young team and overhauled roster. Cleveland couldn't miss during most of the game, but we got the stops at the right time. And I think we saw what this team can be and, most importantly, how these pieces can fit together.
There are going to be ups and downs, ...
| Pelicans Talk|| I'm Slumming - VOR on 11/22/13 at 7:54 pm|
Went up to the Party Perch! :lol:...
| Pelicans Talk|| Thank God - VOR on 11/22/13 at 7:13 pm|
Thank God. My knee was hurting ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Houston$ on $t. Charle$ - VOR on 11/22/13 at 8:52 am|
I'm not much of a chain guy, but I've always thought of Houston's as a reliable place for fresh, well prepared American food, although a little overpriced. It's always been convenient, and there are a couple of "go to" items for me.
BUT, we went last night for a quick salad before the game, and,...
| Political Talk|| About This Nuclear Option Thinggy . . . - VOR on 11/22/13 at 8:17 am|
I'll just drop this right here.
| Pelicans Talk|| My wife doesn't want to go to the game . . . - VOR on 11/22/13 at 8:00 am|
and have an extra ticket, so should I . . .
- check with some friends (time consuming)
- to to Rick's and pick a stripp . . . I mean client
- give the extra ticket to somebody on this board I've never met irl and suffer through the
agony for two hours if the person is a complete dork/douche/t...
| Food and Drink Board|| Is My Roasted Chicken Safe? - VOR on 11/17/13 at 11:49 am|
Okay, I'll probably be laughed at, but I have a question. I roasted a large chicken last Sunday evening, and we ate it. We ate leftovers during the week and picked the remaining white meat off the carcass and put it in a plastic container in the refrigerater. Sooooo . . . the is the remaining chi...
| Pelicans Talk|| Sooooo . . . I can't use my tickets tonight . . . Sec 110 - VOR on 11/16/13 at 9:15 am|
. . . and they're available. Good seats in the lower bowl . . . 45 degree angle of the court right behind Pelicans bench and by player entrance....
| Pelicans Talk|| It Begins With the Sixers . . . a Renewal - VOR on 11/5/13 at 10:08 pm|
I will be there buying beers for those who deserve it . . . especially posters I've known over the years (going back to the "other site")
but haven't met.
And, my friends . . . the Renaissance begins. Motherfricking win streak.
And if not, we'll just get drun...
| Pelicans Talk|| Fire everybody. . Z - VOR on 11/1/13 at 7:54 pm|
and let's start over...
| Pelicans Talk|| Emergency!!! In a bar with Direct TV - VOR on 11/1/13 at 6:11 pm|
Does Direct TV carry the games ...
| Food and Drink Board|| I Want Asian Takeout Uptown Or Nearby!!! - VOR on 11/1/13 at 5:37 pm|
My wife and I've had it with Jungs Golden Dragon. Haven't been to August Moon or Five Happiness in a long time. What should we do? What's should I try or give a second chance? Do I have to drive to Metairie or the W'ank? ...
| Pelicans Talk|| LeBron . . . OMG!!!!!!!!!!!! - VOR on 10/30/13 at 7:03 am|
[i]Sports Illustrated, in its NBA preview edition, even suggested that LeBron James might find New Orleans an attractive destination when he becomes a free agent after either this season or next if he believes the next breakthrough star is Anthony Davis.
Chew on that for a minute.[/i]
| Political Talk|| Is the Tea Party in Decline? - VOR on 10/29/13 at 8:24 am|
I know some of you will think I'm trolling, but I'm genuinely interested in what the board thinks about the "mainstream" and "business oriented" Republicans opposition to the Tea Party and whether the TP's influence will be diminished.
| Pelicans Talk|| Has "Flappers" Been Suggested . . . - VOR on 10/29/13 at 6:19 am|
. . . for the dance team name?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Dolce Vita , , , - VOR on 10/26/13 at 7:44 am|
Who's tried the new location?
I know TigerWise had a pie last week but didn't see a review or comments.
Anyway, we want to pick one up tonight. I assume it's living up to its reputation?
Any recommendations? ...
| Pelicans Talk|| This Whole "tank for Wiggins" thing . . . - VOR on 10/25/13 at 8:09 am|
Obviously, given the stellar season we expect for the Pelicans, it may not be of much consequence to us. But I've always been amazed that people are so eager to crown a player as the next big thing when the kid is 15 or 16 years old. Remember when Shabazz was going to be the No. 1 pick?
| Movie/TV Board|| About Jack Nicholson in The Departed - VOR on 10/24/13 at 8:48 pm|
I've heard some people suggest that he's just playing Jack Nicholson. That's utter bull shite. It's a terrific performance that re-invented the character of Whitey Bulger. And it's refined to a "t".
Nicholson has a distinctive look and voice. Too many times some viewers can't get past that, e...
| Food and Drink Board|| Hirsch Small Batch Reserve - VOR on 10/17/13 at 7:56 pm|
Never tried this bourbon before but bought some the other day on someone's recommendation.
Not bad. Does my taste for bourbon suck? Anybody else tried it?...
| Movie/TV Board|| Killer Joe - VOR on 10/6/13 at 6:24 pm|
Finally got around to watching it today on Blu-ray.
I wanted to like it. I really did. Alas, it didn't come through. The performances, actually, were all solid. Friedkin gave them all plenty of room to chew up the scenery, and all of the actors have chops. But Lett's screenplay was pretty ...
| Movie/TV Board|| Michael Clayton - VOR on 9/24/13 at 10:03 pm|
Been re-watching it tonight. I love this movie.
If you haven't seen it, do yourselves a favor. Clooney is terrific in it, as is Tom Wilkinson and Tilda Swinton....