| Food and Drink Board|| Coquette will end happy hour - Rohan2Reed on 9/16/14 at 7:52 pm|
First they took away the $5 wine and cocktails happy hour and made it half off, then they raised their prices while at the same time shrinking their portion sizes, next they institu...
| Food and Drink Board|| Atlanta Restaurant Week: Midtown / Sept 6 - 14 - Rohan2Reed on 9/4/14 at 1:56 pm|
[link=(http://mrwatlanta.com/)]ATL Restaurant Week[/link]
Just so happens Midtown's starts this Saturday. I'll be in the city and was maybe going to take advantage of one of these pre fixe menus for $35 bucks. I went through every restaurant participating and narrowed it down to these based off o...
| Political Talk|| Warren Buffett is helping Burger King's inversion bid - Rohan2Reed on 8/25/14 at 7:25 pm|
[quote]Investor Warren Buffett is helping finance Burger King Worldwide Inc. planned takeover of Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc., according to peop...
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD / Happy Ukrainian Independence Day - Rohan2Reed on 8/24/14 at 12:37 pm|
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| O-T Lounge|| Man fatally stabbed in French Quarter - near Bourbon @ Toulouse - Rohan2Reed on 8/13/14 at 9:53 pm|
[quote]A man was fatally stabbed in the French Quarter near the intersection of Bourbon and Toulouse streets Wednesday night, New Orleans police...
| Food and Drink Board|| Mind Of A Chef: Season 2 now on Netflix instant - Rohan2Reed on 8/4/14 at 10:45 pm|
Just a heads up in case anyone was waiting for it to come out. I loved season 1 w/ David Chang. I'm 5 episodes into 2 and it's just as interesting, entertaining and educational. This one follows chef Sean Brock of Husk fame. Episode 4 focuses on Louisiana with a segment on Donald Link and one on Mid...
| 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...