| Food and Drink Board|| Tiki bar "Latitude 29" coming to old Iris space in Bienville House - Rohan2Reed on 7/22/14 at 11:06 am|
Kind of old news yes: [link=(http://www.bestofneworleans.com/blogofneworleans/archives/2014/04/19/beachbum-berrys-tiki-bar-to-open-in-bienville-house-hotel-in-the-french-quarter)]LINK[/link]
[quote]Local tiki and tropical drinks expert Jeff "Beachbum" Berry will be opening his first bar, Latitude...
| Political Talk|| Jason Riley of the WSJ with 2 doozies this week re: blacks in Chicago - Rohan2Reed on 7/10/14 at 6:24 pm|
From Tuesday / [link=(http://online.wsj.com/articles/political-diary-chicago-and-black-criminality-1404853317)]Chicago and Black Criminality[/link]
[quote]"In the roughly 84 hours from 3:10 p.m. Thursday until 3:30 a.m. Monday, gunfire struck 82 people, 14 of them fatally," reports ...
| Political Talk|| Question about marijuana legalization and hiring - Rohan2Reed on 6/26/14 at 9:31 am|
Are companies / businesses that operate in states where pot has been legalized still able to give drug tests (inclusive of marijuana) to potential and current employees, and then deny them employment / fire them if they fail? Has there been any statute set on this in any of these states or counties?...
| Political Talk|| The latest regulatory overreach: U.S. Fish and Wildlife to enforce ivory agenda - Rohan2Reed on 6/24/14 at 5:00 pm|
[link=(http://online.wsj.com/articles/john-leydon-grandmas-cameo-becomes-yard-sale-contraband-1403563976)]WSJ: Grandma's Cameo Becomes Yard-Sale Contraband[/link]
[quote]On June 26 countless antiques, musical instruments and other objects made from ivory or decorated with it will be effectively b...
| Food and Drink Board|| Former Brennan's restaurant on Royal hires Slade Rushing of MiLa as its top chef - Rohan2Reed on 6/10/14 at 3:26 pm|
[quote]Rushing most recently ran MiLa in partnership with his wife and fellow chef Allison Vines-Rushing.
Restaurateur Ralph Brennan and businessman Terry White bought the Brennan's property...
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD Thread / Sunday 8 June - Rohan2Reed on 6/8/14 at 11:06 am|
| Food and Drink Board|| Eater Nola: 7 New Food Trucks To Be On Lookout For - Rohan2Reed on 6/4/14 at 5:50 pm|
[quote]With new and improved food truck laws and more available permits, a new wave of food trucks have hit the city in the past few months. While there's certainly still room fo...
| Food and Drink Board|| Pork loin baby backs: how to cook? - Rohan2Reed on 5/21/14 at 9:06 am|
I have 4 lbs of baby back ribs to cook. I don't have a proper smoker, just a back Weber charcoal grill. I've smoked meat many times on it but never for more than 2 to 3 hours. Not sure how fickle ribs are as I've never smoked them, but it seems as if they're really something you need to do low and s...
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD / desk jockeys rise up - Rohan2Reed on 5/16/14 at 12:01 pm|
Grilling chops and getting a few good beers in before we head down to the Fest.
Went for a run on the beach this morning. Weather couldn't be more perfect....
| Food and Drink Board|| New Orleans Wine & Food Experience / 2014 Wine Dinners - Rohan2Reed on 4/29/14 at 12:35 pm|
Anybody else going to check one of these out? I think we are going to do Galatoire's. Have still yet to go and I think this is a good opportunity to try it out. Menu looks interesting and @ $125 it's cheaper than my other 2 choices - Augu...
| Political Talk|| Hillary Clinton lectures journalists - Rohan2Reed on 4/24/14 at 8:26 am|
[link=(http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2014/04/23/hillary-clinton-todays-media-is-more-entertainment-less-facts/?hpt=hp_t2)]media today is more entertainment than facts[/link]
[quote]Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lamented the state of journalism on Wednesday, telling an audience ...
| Food and Drink Board|| La Boca Review / new location _ same great food - Rohan2Reed on 4/14/14 at 10:34 am|
Went to [link=(http://www.labocasteaks.com/)]La Boca[/link], 870 Tchoup (old A Mano location) on Saturday night. There were four of us for an 8:30 rez.
The new restaurant is quite different from both La Boca's old location and from what A Mano did with the space. The lighting has been dialed dow...
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD / sun day (get it?) - Rohan2Reed on 4/13/14 at 9:19 am|
| Political Talk|| Obama's response to Putin's aggression? Shrink U.S. nuclear deterrent. - Rohan2Reed on 4/9/14 at 11:32 am|
[link=(http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304640104579489693250973928?mg=reno64-wsj)]WSJ Editorial Board: Putin Invades, Obama Dismantles[/link]
[quote]John Kerry told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday that "Russian provocateurs" had infiltrated eastern Ukraine in...
| Political Talk|| Iran's new ambassador to the U.N. involved in 1979 embassy takeover - Rohan2Reed on 4/1/14 at 10:00 am|
[link=(http://www.ibtimes.com/iran-names-hamid-aboutalebi-linked-1979-tehran-us-embassy-takeover-un-ambassador-1564847)]International Business Times[/link]
Obama's failed foreign policy continues to open doors for more antagonism towards the U.S. by the world's authoritarian human rights haters. ...
| Political Talk|| Mary Landrieu's committee approves natural gas antagonist - Rohan2Reed on 3/27/14 at 10:41 am|
to lead key Dept. of Interior program.
[quote]The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved the nomination of Rhea Suh Thursday to oversee fish, wildlife and park...
| Food and Drink Board|| Brooklyn Brewery Mash: New Orleans - Rohan2Reed on 3/24/14 at 2:12 pm|
Anyone planning to check out any of these events?
[link=(http://brooklynbrewerymash.com/new-orleans)]Brooklyn Brewery Mash NOLA[/link]
[quote][b]Eat, Drink, & Learn with Chef Andrew Gerson [/b]
Saturday, March 29, 4pm - 5:30pm
400 North Carrollton Avenue
Chef Andrew Gerson will brin...
| Food and Drink Board|| Pulled Pork in the oven w/ pics - Rohan2Reed on 3/19/14 at 1:48 pm|
On Saturday I made some pulled pork for a St Patrick's Parade get-together. Turned out great; a lot better than I anticipated. I see requests for tips on making easy pulled pork on here every now and then so I thought I'd share.
This made approx. 20-25 small sandwiches. Some used slider buns, som...
| Food and Drink Board|| French Press Coffee - a pictorial - Rohan2Reed on 3/17/14 at 1:51 pm|
There has been intermittent discussion around here regarding taking the dive into French press coffee, and on a couple occasions hesitance due to it's perceived complexity. It truly is not a hard or arduous process, and I'm a steadfast believer that it is worth investing the money, time and energy, ...
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD / Happy Mardi Gras! - Rohan2Reed on 3/4/14 at 8:53 am|
Zulu like HeadyBrosevelt... rollin!
| Food and Drink Board|| the best "new" king cake you've had this season - Rohan2Reed on 2/28/14 at 7:10 pm|
For me it's from Antoine's in Gretna. Just their plain king cake, no filling. So moist and not too much cinnamon.
| Food and Drink Board|| Where in Mandeville can one get a good salad? - Rohan2Reed on 2/19/14 at 11:24 am|
Can be restaurant, grocer or market. TIA...
| Political Talk|| The regulations continue. Next up: Government sanctioned news coverage? - Rohan2Reed on 2/11/14 at 8:33 pm|
There are already plenty of entities under Obama's omnipotent thumb..
- IRS so he can silence conservative critics and political groups? Check.
- Department of Justice so he can restore racial balancing, i.e. - gerrymander and prop up corrupt voting practices? Check.
- Fannie & Freddie so h...
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD / Saturday _ 1.25.14 - Rohan2Reed on 1/25/14 at 10:53 am|
Pregaming for lunch at Boucherie
This weather is gorgeous ...
| Movie/TV Board|| Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee / S3 Ep1 _ Louis C.K. - Rohan2Reed on 1/3/14 at 10:59 am|
just released a day or so ago. [link=(http://comediansincarsgettingcoffee.com/)]LINK[/link]
have to say, I like almost all of these episodes and some of Jerry's interviews/ride alongs with guests really had me laughing (Bryan Regan, Alec Baldwin, Larry David, Ricky Gervais come to mind), but this...
| O-T Lounge|| Looking for a book to give pops for christmas - Rohan2Reed on 12/19/13 at 5:35 pm|
I get him a book every year, almost exclusively history or military non-fiction. any of you cats have any good recs on what came out the past year?...
| Political Talk|| GOP needs to start offering alternatives to Obamacare - Rohan2Reed on 12/5/13 at 5:27 pm|
and do it publicly. use social media, town-hall meeting, twitter, slogans, hash tags, TV interviews .. you know, all the things the Dems have been doing better lately. strike while the iron is hot, boys and girls.
here's a good start .. something to build on: [link=(http://www.nationalreview.com...
| Political Talk|| What's the liberal answer to the obvious minimum wage increase consequences? - Rohan2Reed on 11/28/13 at 11:45 pm|
So.. the government requires employers pay their workers a higher mandated salary via a federal minimum wage increase, so in response the employer fires a few people in order to not hurt their balance sheet.
What now? Government passes a law that forces companies to maintain a minimum level of wo...
| Movie/TV Board|| No new Bar Rescue? - Rohan2Reed on 11/24/13 at 9:00 pm|
| Political Talk|| J.P. Morgan, U.S. finally settle.. for $13 Billion - Rohan2Reed on 11/19/13 at 4:44 pm|
[quote]J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and the Justice Department agreed to a landmark $13 billion settlement that resolves a number of legal headaches for the largest U.S...