| O-T Lounge|| Yellow Cab broken down on Bluebonnet - Martini on 8/13/14 at 3:17 pm|
at Blue Cross an hour ago. Cab being sucked up onto the bed of the wrecker while the hot , sweaty driver looked on. I was sitting at the light, eased my window down and politely asked "would you like me to Über a car for you?" His reply was "you're a dick." I said "yes. Yes I am."
Once on awhile ...
| Food and Drink Board|| How about a Food read thread - Martini on 8/11/14 at 9:37 pm|
[link=(http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2013/07/29/cooking-with-daniel)]A good article on French Food[/link]
I've read these and recommend.
Bourdain's Kitchen Confidential ( he also wrote a manifest on Typhoid Mary that is a good read)
Restaurant Man, Joe Bastianich- Mario and Lydia's par...
| Food and Drink Board|| How about a food music thread - Martini on 8/10/14 at 8:49 am|
| O-T Lounge|| How many different golf carts in your neighborhood? - Martini on 8/8/14 at 8:28 am|
Let's see, we have a black escalade, a couple Saints, many LSU, a couple limousines, couple Kawasaki Mules, a few camo, a Georgia Bulldog, some 4wd jacked up and the poor kid down the street with the stolen BREC cart that I'm sure they are glad he stole. He gets towed home quite often.
The kids d...
| Outdoor Board|| Fish and deer herd management questions - Martini on 8/4/14 at 10:01 am|
Got a piece of property I'm fooling with, supposed stocked pond and nice wooded area with deer. Not fenced except for road frontage. Creek along rest of perimeter.
How do I determine overall health of pond and population of fish? Adding or subtracting species etc... They have caught some nice ba...
| Food and Drink Board|| Any good meat markets in New Iberia? - Martini on 7/30/14 at 8:02 am|
Boudin, ponce, stuffed roasts etc...
Also a good lunch around main street?...
| O-T Lounge|| Question about Outlook on an IPhone - Martini on 7/23/14 at 8:24 am|
I had to completely restore my phone for whatever reason. Now my outlook email has 600 messages in the in box. As I delete the old ones it will immediately start down loading another 2-300 older messages. These are all messages I've deleted from the trash folder.
Why are these continuing to be d...
| Food and Drink Board|| Just had a pot roast po boy from Mahoneys - Martini on 7/15/14 at 12:49 pm|
And while it wasn't as expensive as Nikniks Co Burger a po boy and a bottle of water was $17.53 before tip. I don't complain too much about cost but that's a bit on the high end.
It was good but had a ton of oregano which is a bit overwhelming. A little oregano goes a long way and fwiw I've neve...
| O-T Lounge|| Someone help me with a quick Itunes problem - Martini on 7/14/14 at 4:27 pm|
On my desktop it will play one song and stop. It just started and I know it's just a point and click but I've pointed and clicked at everything I can and I'm about to throw this Atari out the window.
Point me in the right direction before I develop a drinking problem.
Thanks in advance....
| Outdoor Board|| Interesting email regarding American Hunters. Just passing it along - Martini on 7/14/14 at 11:07 am|
I like our odds. This is an excellent e-mail and the statistics are really quite impressive ........ we MUST always ensure that ‘nobody’ disarms the American people – NEVER!!!!
Interesting slant on things
AMERICA'S HUNTERS ---
| Fark Board|| Who does a company logo? - Martini on 7/14/14 at 7:58 am|
I need an electronic logo made for a new company. I believe Vivid Ink did my last one but I'm not sure. Any OT graphic designers want to make a few bucks?
Quad is in the name so that is a place to start. OT sent me here so if interested email firstname.lastname@example.org
| O-T Lounge|| Who does a good company logo? - Martini on 7/14/14 at 7:46 am|
I need a new logo for a company. I believe Vivid Ink did our last but not sure. Any suggestions? For cards, letterhead, email etc...Any OT graphic designers looking for a few bucks?...
| Food and Drink Board|| What's a nice upscale happy hour downtown? - Martini on 7/11/14 at 5:59 am|
Beside Tsunami and Stroubes bar. And I guess I don't mean happy hour per se just a nice place to get a drink. I just will be done with some business around 5 and normally I'm not downtown at that time of day.
What else to eat besides the two listed above and IPO? Is that Louis Deangelo joint in ...
| O-T Lounge|| Need a couple good audiobooks for a long drive - Martini on 7/9/14 at 12:28 pm|
I have 50 on my phone now but I need a couple more.
For reference I have now: David Sedaris, Malcolm Gladwell, Grisham, Rick Bragg, Timothy Keller, Micheal Lewis among many others.
I'm pretty broad so whatever you think. I even have Go The frick To Sleep....
| Food and Drink Board|| What's good in Abbeville? - Martini on 7/8/14 at 8:34 pm|
I've been to Dupuys. What else?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Heirloom Tomato Pie - Martini on 7/6/14 at 5:53 pm|
I will make the roasted tomato basil soup tomorrow. Now I have a tomato pie in the oven now.
One Pillsbury pie crust (in the box you roll out, not the frozen one) because I can't make a homemade pie crust to save my ass.
Four Cherokee purple tomatos and one creole since that's what I had. ( ...
| O-T Lounge|| A Nice Video of a great American - Martini on 7/3/14 at 6:11 pm|
[link=(http://www.greatamericans.com/video/Portraits-of-Valor-Roy-Benavide)]Portrait of Valor[/link]
| Food and Drink Board|| Are there any food trucks left in BR? - Martini on 6/30/14 at 6:20 am|
Or NO for that matter? Just don't see them or hear any chatter. I haven't searched them out though so I'm just curious. Has this fad played out? If not do they still have their Wed night roundup?
| Food and Drink Board|| Anyone been to Fairhope Inn lately? - Martini on 6/23/14 at 5:31 pm|
I haven't been in a couple years and believe we will stop in for lunch next week. I don't think Tyler is cooking anymore so just curious if anyone has anything current....
| Food and Drink Board|| A nice tribute to Julia Child - Martini on 6/18/14 at 7:07 pm|
[link=(http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/15/dining/jacques-pepin-recalls-friendship-with-julia-child.html?_r=2&ref=dining&)]By Jacques Pepin[/link]
It's a couple of years old but a good read. They were and still are very fun to watch. I would also suggest reading Pepin's La Technique. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Does anyone or a service sell on eBay? - Martini on 6/16/14 at 7:10 pm|
I've got several pieces of equipment, a boat a few other rather large items I need to get rid of since I'm running out of room to store them. Total of the items value I'd say around 40k.
Does anyone do this on consignment? I have no time to do it myself and I'm not dealing with Craigslist. Are t...
| O-T Lounge|| Can anyone here patch terrazzo floors? - Martini on 6/11/14 at 8:59 am|
I have a small two foot square patch I need done. I know Venerable did but hopefully one of the OT can help. ...
| O-T Lounge|| What is needed for contractor work in plants? - Martini on 6/10/14 at 6:56 am|
I know they all have different requirements but generally speaking? What cards do personnel need? One of our companies did some port work and only TWIC cards were needed but now we have three industrial projects coming up and we need to make sure our personnel qualifies. We haven't done industrial w...
| Food and Drink Board|| When do I pick speckled butter beans? - Martini on 6/8/14 at 11:23 am|
I've never planted these or limas or cream peas until this year. They all are producing but I have no clue when to pick. Do they dry as they grow and then pick? I also did not document when I planted. I'd say beginning of April.
Tried on the Outdoor Board but apparently all the farmers are fishi...
| Outdoor Board|| When do I pick speckled butter beans? - Martini on 6/8/14 at 10:55 am|
I've never planted these or limas or cream peas until this year. They all are producing but I have no clue when to pick. Do they dry as they grow and then pick? I also did not document when I planted. I'd say beginning of April. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Need Spinach Lougia Liuzzas Recipe - Martini on 6/6/14 at 7:04 am|
I have a bunch of spinach and garlic and want to make this. I know it's garlic in olive oil then spinach and chicken stock but no clue how it all goes together and how much of each.
Anyone tried this at home? It is one of my favorite items on their menu....
| Food and Drink Board|| Man vs Food Acme Oyster on now - Martini on 6/3/14 at 6:36 pm|
Pretty sure this is the one where he eats Deanies BBQ shrimp shell and all. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| The Sixties on CNN now - Martini on 5/29/14 at 8:01 pm|
Is this the first episode? ...
| Political Talk|| Does BP get a look by the Supreme Court? - Martini on 5/28/14 at 2:47 pm|
[link=(http://mobile.bloomberg.com/news/2014-05-27/bp-loses-bid-to-stall-spill-payments-during-appeal.html)]BP Lost Appeal again?[/link]
It appears they are out of appeals on the circuit court level and only other option is to appeal to Supreme Court, I guess that's what I'm reading.
Do you th...
| O-T Lounge|| Does BP get a looksie by Supreme Court? - Martini on 5/28/14 at 12:35 pm|
[link=(http://mobile.bloomberg.com/news/2014-05-27/bp-loses-bid-to-stall-spill-payments-during-appeal.html)]BP to continue payment?[/link]
Or do you think this is the end of the appeals? And should this be on Political Board or can the OT make a good arguement?...