| O-T Lounge|| Looking for Mt. Ranier Advice. - notiger1997 on 7/23/14 at 10:24 am|
#1 Going up with the family to Seattle next month and one of the suggestions is that we drive up to explore/hike Ranier. Is it worth the 3 hour drive each way for a day trip?
#2 What is the hiking like and what other things can we do on or around the mountain with kids?
And the really dumb que...
| Food and Drink Board|| So tell me about this Lagunitas beer. What are the best beers they make? ... - notiger1997 on 7/19/14 at 2:54 pm|
When it finally comes here in October will we get the "good stuff"?...
| O-T Lounge|| Damn A/C outside condenser unit is in need of replacement? Lennox... - notiger1997 on 6/30/14 at 6:09 pm|
is what the A/C is pushing on us to get. The old man has been servicing the unit in this house as well as another relatives for at least 15 years so I trust him.
Is Lennox worth it? He is quoting three units ranging from $3888 to $4500. Guess I wasn't expecting it to be this much.
He can't do Tr...
| Food and Drink Board|| Any of you involved with this IFT meeting and food expo deal in N.O. this week?. - notiger1997 on 6/22/14 at 5:55 pm|
Never heard of this organization, but bringing 15,000 to the city this time of the year for a conference is pretty impressive.
| Food and Drink Board|| WYES Beer Festival is this weekend folks... - notiger1997 on 6/13/14 at 11:02 am|
If you are free tonight, the private tasting is very much worth the money. The setting and lack of crowds makes it a damn good time.
I have to wait and go tomorrow for the regular event this year, but I'm still going to enjoy it.
Beer is good....
| Food and Drink Board|| Stella in N.O. is closed - notiger1997 on 6/11/14 at 5:16 pm|
What's the scoop?
| Food and Drink Board|| A Few Pensacola Food/Dining Questions - notiger1997 on 5/24/14 at 8:13 pm|
Going to be in Pensacola Beach next week and I need a few simple suggestions.
-Looking for one place that has that old school beach restaurant feel for a late lunch. Someone told me Shaggys would probably work since we have two young kids.
-We have a gas grill on the balcony, so I want to pick u...
| O-T Lounge|| Blue Angels Practice Info for Pensacola Beach.. - notiger1997 on 5/23/14 at 7:33 am|
Going to be with the family next week in Pensacola Beach and I'm wondering what would be a good location to go watch the Blue Angels practice?
It looks like they will go at it on Tuesday. The resort wants like $30 a person to go out on the boat to watch it, but no way am I paying that much....
| O-T Lounge|| Just another normal awesome weekend in Nola - notiger1997 on 5/18/14 at 3:36 pm|
In addition to the Drew, Brad, and Matthew sighting already noted in the other thread, read what the Foo Fighters did. That had to be cool as shite to see...[link=(http://www.nola.com/music/index.ssf/2014/05/foo_fighters_shut_down_st_pete.html)]LINK[/link]
Kenny Chesney, Bruno Mars, and Chris Rock...
| Food and Drink Board|| American Craft Beer Week- N.O. area events.... - notiger1997 on 5/8/14 at 8:29 am|
Here is the always great Avenue Pub list of events.
What are some of the other good events around town? ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Need a couple of west Houston suggestions for tomorrow night and Thursday.... - notiger1997 on 4/29/14 at 9:36 pm|
I know it is last minute and I hate not having a plan, but can you fine folks suggest a few places near Westheimer and the W Sam Houston Tlway?
I'm without a car and the hotel looks like it has a typical cheesy overpriced pretend steakhouse of some kind. Any places nearby worth a short cab ride?
| Food and Drink Board|| Square Root reservation system goes live today... - notiger1997 on 4/15/14 at 8:11 am|
Here is a short little write up on the place, which is expected to open next Wednesday.
I'm not up there yet for this kind of dining, but it sounds pretty cool.
| Food and Drink Board|| Fun family restaurant needed for Gulfport/Biloxi - notiger1997 on 4/14/14 at 9:54 am|
What do ya'll suggest for a simple lunch spot on Saturday afternoon? Hoping for something near the beach or on the water. Outdoor patio seating would be nice.
I don't want to eat at a casino....
| Food and Drink Board|| Where are all of the restaurant reviews? It seems we used to have... - notiger1997 on 4/14/14 at 9:50 am|
alot more people giving restaurant reports around here and I'm wondering what has made it slow down so much?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Cava in Lakeview. What's the Word? - notiger1997 on 4/12/14 at 12:13 pm|
I drove by this place this morning and the bar looks pretty sweet. I heard the guy who originally was cooking at Le Foret is running it.
| Food and Drink Board|| Went to La Boca last night for the first time in over a year... - notiger1997 on 3/27/14 at 8:56 am|
every thing was a awesome as I remember it food wise.
Was with an out of town friend and he kind of was just caught up on wanting to eat meat, so we got that meat platter appetizer and a hanger steak for me and some kind of flap steak for him.
I still love how they can get such a good seasoning ...
| O-T Lounge|| Do cops in your town still show up to direct traffic at busy intersections... - notiger1997 on 3/27/14 at 8:29 am|
when the traffic light goes out?
I'm starting to think that only the state police do this on state hwy's and even they do it rarely.
I went through somewhat busy intersection this morning where I know the light had been out for at least two hours. Already a wreck blocking part of the intersectio...
| O-T Lounge|| Any of ya'll know a Melisa Colomb from Metairie. Apparant thief .. - notiger1997 on 3/21/14 at 8:30 am|
of the worst kind. Alledged to have stolen $48K from a playground booster club.
Say what you want about the club not having proper controls in place, but this is going to really suck arse for the kids.
| Food and Drink Board|| World of Beer Building in Metairie?? - notiger1997 on 3/17/14 at 7:11 pm|
The Beer Buddha has put out information that he has heard that a World of Beer is being built in Metairie on Veterans.
For those that live in a city with one of these places, how is it? ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Keg Tap Event at Gordon Biersch tomorrow night... - notiger1997 on 3/11/14 at 10:15 am|
I know, bad beer, chain, blah blah.
If you are in the area, show up for the event and buy a few beers. Hell the first one or two might be free.
The deal is, the Crescent City Brew Club lost a bunch of their shite in a fire recently and GB with be donating some of their profits at this event to he...
| Food and Drink Board|| Treo on Tulane - notiger1997 on 2/17/14 at 9:35 am|
Pretty cool sounding place according to this article.
Love seeing this area start its transformation and the couple that opened this place are a perfect fit for this kind of thing.
| O-T Lounge|| Caribbean Vacation Board. Grand Cayman or St. Thomas or St. John? - notiger1997 on 2/15/14 at 11:06 am|
Wanting to take the wife to a nice island for our 15 year anniversary. I want to go to a nice island, not a place where you have to look at a shithole if you venture off the the resort property.
Not looking for one of the cheesy generic all inclusives either.
I'm leaning toward Grand Cayman beca...
| Food and Drink Board|| Strange payment and tip situation - notiger1997 on 2/14/14 at 10:24 pm|
Just had an odd situation with paying and tipping. I just had appetizers and drinks at a tiny arse place and the payment transaction was done on an I Pad.
So I swipe for the hot bartender after she shows me the total. No problem. Then she turns the screen to me so I can choose my tip. Only choices...
| Food and Drink Board|| La 23 BBQ in Belle Chasse. What's the word on this place?.. - notiger1997 on 2/13/14 at 8:56 am|
Seems to have been open a few months now. I drive by it a few times a week and in the morning they are always smoking.
Seems to have some good yelp reviews.
I'm thinking of picking up from there this evening. Anyone have any reviews/suggestions?...
| O-T Lounge|| Do you know people who don't have cable/dish tv or no tv at all?.. - notiger1997 on 2/8/14 at 11:01 pm|
I've only met one person. He was a little older with no kids.
I think about this from time to time when people bitch about living from pay check to pay check and being broke. I wonder how many people out there realized that one could survive without having to pay for tv....
| Food and Drink Board|| Looks like N.O. will finally be getting the culinary school it has long deserved - notiger1997 on 2/6/14 at 7:41 am|
I know there has been some small college and independent programs, but this sounds like it will be like we all thought the city deserved.
| O-T Lounge|| Who in here rides in Thoth?... - notiger1997 on 1/29/14 at 8:26 pm|
I'm in for the first time this year. What am I getting into with this kings caravan thing this Friday night?
I paid $60 for the throw package for this thing, but should I consider bringing another little bag of beads too?
Do we stop at bars and such?
My friend that got me in is out of town unti...
| O-T Lounge|| N.O. Road Closures Question - notiger1997 on 1/29/14 at 7:55 am|
I need to get across the river and down to Belle Chasse this morning.
I'm a little confused in reading the report on road closures as it doesn't say that the CCC is closed, but it does say that the west bank expressway is closed.
Am I good to go across the bridge and exit at La 23?
| Political Talk|| Ray Ray Nagin Trial is Supposed to Start on Monday... - notiger1997 on 1/24/14 at 8:51 pm|
What are the chances he pleads down at some point this weekend? I haven't followed much of the action lately, but I have to assume the feds have his balls in a vice.
And please don't start with any racist or anti N.O. shite please....
| Food and Drink Board|| Legacy Kitchen in Metairie - notiger1997 on 1/23/14 at 7:52 am|
Made my first visit yesterday and I was suprised at how nice it was. I sat at the bar and had a few drinks and ended up placing a to-go order for the family.
Food was loaded potato soup, some kind of enchilada pasta, and a cheese burger. All was very good.
The cocktail menu was small but interesti...