| O-T Lounge|| Hourly I-10 thread - this time it's near Crowley - DoctorTechnical on 7/26/14 at 5:55 pm|
From State PoPo:
Interstate 10 east at milepost 79 (west of Crowley) is closed due to a overturned 18 wheeler in the median. Motorist are urged to use alternate routes. Interstate 10 eastbound is expected to be closed for the next few hours while emergency...
| O-T Lounge|| I-10 EB on Basin Bridge looks open - DoctorTechnical on 7/12/14 at 4:31 pm|
Been keeping an eye on the [link=(http://hb.511la.org/#cameras/albumView/15)]Traffic Cam[/link], and they just rolled away all trucks and service vehicles.
UPDATE: seeing cars get on I-10 EB at Henderson and Breaux Bridge....
| Food and Drink Board|| Food Truck stirs the pot - DoctorTechnical on 6/28/14 at 9:55 am|
with:[quote]dishes such as truffle popcorn, peanut butter and jelly, and a Vietnamese pork banh mi[/quote]what can go wrong?
Except... there's that one extra special ingredient:
[link=(http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-marijuana-food-truck-20140627-story.html)]Seattle gets a marijuana food...
| O-T Lounge|| Followup to this morning's I-10 fire - DoctorTechnical on 3/9/14 at 7:05 pm|
Took this pic at -- or actually [i]under[/i] -- the site of this morning's truck accident and fire.
All that bent-up metal? Guardrails. Which the young entrepreneurs in the white pickup truck were busy loading up... much to the amusement of the BR Cop that was posted up < 200' away right on the o...
| Food and Drink Board|| Meridian restaurant (lunch) update? - DoctorTechnical on 2/13/14 at 10:07 pm|
I'm headed to BHM for a show... sked puts me in MEI appx noon tomorrow.
Specifically to Mr. MDog, does your list from last October still stand?
Also are the folks behind the lamented Chili House anywhere else, or are they long-gone?
[quote]Listed on order of recommendation:
| Music Board|| Lafayette whining about George Strait picking BR over ULLLLLL - DoctorTechnical on 10/30/13 at 7:20 pm|
[quote]Davis said the promoter of the fifth annual festival in Baton Rouge “is requiring the artists to sign a contract that says they will not play any other facility within a 175 miles radius,” he said, and in a time frame from August 1, 2013 through June 31, 2014[/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| Southdowns refuses to be left out of BR's crime mayhem - now let's talk alarms - DoctorTechnical on 7/5/13 at 3:17 pm|
I have been waiting to see if any of our crime stories would make the local media...
...so while I continue to wait for BR to do something -- and while I'm reading about the latest ch...
| More Sports Board|| ESPN Cox down in Baton Rouge? - DoctorTechnical on 6/22/13 at 7:16 pm|
Got audio but no video channels 35 and 1035. All other channels good. Would like to watch the last two laps of the WreckFest at Nationwide Road Race....
| Tiger Rant|| More LSU fans saluting the team - DoctorTechnical on 6/18/13 at 8:44 pm|
| Food and Drink Board|| Update on BR Curbside food truck - DoctorTechnical on 6/12/13 at 8:38 pm|
Following on the earlier thread about today's WroundUp, I stopped by tonight and picked up some intel on Curbside's truck.
It's alive and well. Don't know why it's such a state-secret; but I'll go all "Edward Snowden" and say that besides taking care of Barcadia down in NOLA, they have been doing...
| Food and Drink Board|| Wood Fired Pizza in a wreck - DoctorTechnical on 5/22/13 at 7:12 am|
Per their [link=(https://www.facebook.com/WoodFiredPizzaBR)]Facebook[/link], the trailer was hit by a drunk driver last night. Humans are all OK, pizza trailer not so much....
| Food and Drink Board|| Snoman opens in Southdowns - DoctorTechnical on 4/7/13 at 6:27 pm|
Just replaced the Muffaletta Shack in the Juban's/Claitor's parking lot. Same ice/recipes as the one on Burbank by Gardere. Already had a line when I walked over today....
| Music Board|| Got a spare $800 laying around? Drive down to Nottaway to meet... Todd Rundren - DoctorTechnical on 12/16/12 at 10:26 pm|
While looking around Pollstar to try to guess who will be the Varsity's "second coming of the Beatles" band, I ran across this jaw-dropping bit of info:
[link=(http://www.toddstock2v65.com/)]Yes, ToddStock 2013 is at Nottaway Plantation[/link]...
| Food and Drink Board|| Where to find Pumpkinator - may the stampede begin. - DoctorTechnical on 10/12/12 at 5:06 pm|
Just received this email from St. Arnold:
Pumpkinator Release on Monday, October 15
Pumpkinator, our imperial pumpkin stout, has ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Birmingham supports its food trucks - do we? - DoctorTechnical on 9/16/12 at 10:41 am|
I'm speaking more about [i]official[/i] support, which is implied in a free music event being held today in BHM's new downtown city park called [link=(http://blog.al.com/bargain-mom/2012/09/railroad_parks_trucks_by_the_t.html)]Trucks by the Tracks[/link].
After the park event one can walk across ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Saint Arnold in Baton Rouge - DoctorTechnical on 9/14/12 at 4:31 pm|
Just asked the Cuban folks if they had plans to stock any Pumpkinator, when to my surprise I was told by Katy (sp.) "why don't you ask them yourself".
Turns out Saint Arnold will be at Cuban doing a beer tasting two Fridays from now (Sept 28). Katy said she would ask them if they would bring any...
| Hurricane Isaac Board|| Best plan for post-storm generator service? - DoctorTechnical on 8/31/12 at 9:46 am|
My generator has served me well through two hurricanes and the usual array of Southdowns power events, and now I'd like to pay it back with a good service plan.
Other than changing the oil -- as I have every 40 running hours without fail -- and tossing some Sta-Bil in the tank after the storm, ar...
| Food and Drink Board|| Undercover Boss covers... NOLA Popeyes - DoctorTechnical on 3/2/12 at 6:28 pm|
Bit surprised that this has escaped the radar of either the crazed OT or the reasoned Food Board (or are they the same?), but are we aware that in 30 minutes CBS goes "undercover" at a New Orleans Popeyes?
From the promo off the [link=(http://www.cbs.com/shows/undercover_boss/video/2202456700/und...
| Food and Drink Board|| Saban's face on a pizza - DoctorTechnical on 1/13/12 at 9:07 pm|
Mere words cannot begin to express my wonderment caused by running across these... these.. [i]creations[/i] featured in today's Huntsville paper.
What's worse is that the Bammers [link=(http://www.al.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2012/01/madison_pizzeria_creates_face.html)]are actually buying them[...
| Food and Drink Board|| Burgersmith update: open Monday - DoctorTechnical on 10/21/11 at 4:58 pm|
Manager came out while I was peering in the windows today and told me they will open Monday for lunch.
Yeah I know: :snoozer:/CSB. Whatever.
But :nana: for me for being able to walk down there for a burger and frosty beverage....
| Food and Drink Board|| Sad news re Jackson, MS restauratuer - DoctorTechnical on 10/14/11 at 12:49 pm|
Owner of Parlor Market -- a key part of downtown Jackson's renaissance -- was killed in a car wreck last night.
| Food and Drink Board|| The Advocate not advocating Red Lobster? - DoctorTechnical on 7/8/11 at 12:37 pm|
Just got back in town and I'm surprised to not find a 726-page thread resulting from today's restaurant review of Red Lobster.
While on the surface it's the usual "there were a l...
| Food and Drink Board|| Breakfast near Jeff Highway and Govt.? - DoctorTechnical on 5/26/11 at 2:43 pm|
(in BR) Having some car work done near that area in the morning and thus have some time to kill... and eat. Since the retirement of the lamented Bread Basket several years ago I'm drawing a blank on any nearby place that serves breakfast.
| Food and Drink Board|| Dennis Miller riffs on Next - DoctorTechnical on 5/23/11 at 8:48 pm|
Anyone catch Miller tonight on 107.3 going on and on about his wonderful meal at the "it" restaurant in Chicago named [link=(http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/next-restaurant-chicago-review/Content?oid=3767953)]Next[/link]?
Can't tell if I'm being had by either the restaurant or Miller, but on...
| Food and Drink Board|| Good Eats: put a fork in it - DoctorTechnical on 5/12/11 at 8:32 am|
No more burping colon bacteria? [link=(http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/food/stew/chi-alton-brown-calls-an-end-to-good-eats-20110509,0,3396032.story)]Alton Brown says "enough"[/link]
| O-T Lounge|| Where to find an LSU pop-up tent? - DoctorTechnical on 4/8/11 at 12:37 pm|
Got infield tickets to Talladega next weekend and I'd like to properly represent. This [link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/display.aspx?p=9468602)]thread[/link] from three years ago says the ones from Academy are not so great. Anyone have a more-recent BR source that is better/cheaper/longer/f...
| Food and Drink Board|| Restaurant Depot (NOLA) open? - DoctorTechnical on 3/7/11 at 6:04 pm|
Their [link=(http://www.restaurantdepot.com/Misc/Storedtl.aspx?Id=453)]website[/link] says it now is, but I haven't seen mention here other than "it's coming..".
I'm ready to grab my restaurateur neighbor -- um, I mean the guy I work for :lol: -- and go tour FoodLandia
| Food and Drink Board|| What Alabama drinks - DoctorTechnical on 12/29/10 at 3:56 pm|
or so sez their ABC's annual report on the top liquor sales of the past year.
Jager is #6? Really?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Abita in cans? - DoctorTechnical on 10/27/10 at 2:20 pm|
Serious question: is there such a thing as Abita (Amber or otherwise) in a can?
I'm heading out to Talladega; da rules are cans-only, no glass. Think I've seen Shiner in a can somewhere here in BR but can't remember where. Anyone got a line on where to look for either? Tried Calandro's Perkins al...
| Food and Drink Board|| Top of the Hops in Jackson, MS - DoctorTechnical on 7/30/10 at 1:42 pm|
Think I might run up to JAN tomorrow to support the home team. [link=(http://www.topofthehopsbeerfest.com/jackson/index.php)]Mmm, beer[/link]