| 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...
| Political Talk|| Obama speaking to Wall Street Journal CEO Council - Rohan2Reed on 11/19/13 at 2:02 pm|
live blog and streaming video @ [link=(http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/11/19/live-blog-wsj-interviews-president-obama/?mod=WSJ_LatestHeadlines)]WSJ.com[/link]
[quote]President Barack Obama is speaking at 315 p.m. EST Tuesday at the Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council meeting in Washington, remar...
| Movie/TV Board|| Man vs Wild: Bear Grylls and Will Ferrell + New "Escape From Hell" - Rohan2Reed on 11/13/13 at 8:00 pm|
Starting now :bow:
| Food and Drink Board|| New episode of Chopped: A Thanksgiving Edition - Rohan2Reed on 11/12/13 at 9:01 pm|
wonder if pork loin, pumpkin, orange marmalade and sriracha will make an appearance? :popcorn:...
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD / bout to get cold as f*** - Rohan2Reed on 11/12/13 at 2:33 pm|
Off work. Hanging out on the porch catching up on some reading. Enjoying the outdoors before this chill sets in for a few days. FBD is leftovers from last night.
| Food and Drink Board|| Two craft beer festivals on Saturday, Nov. 16 - Rohan2Reed on 11/7/13 at 3:21 pm|
[link=(http://neworleans.strangertickets.com/events/9780892/gambits-festivales)]FestivALES[/link] in New Orleans
[quote]FestivALES will feature 30 beers from 30 breweries to showcase some of the best beer available in New Orleans! Your $30 ticket includes 24 unique 3 ounce pours. Each venue will ...
| Political Talk|| How not to be racist on Halloween / graph included - Rohan2Reed on 10/31/13 at 3:42 pm|
[quote]Actual, full-on Halloween bigotry is thankfully rare, but when it erupts, it’s truly shocking. The most flagrant example of this so far are William Filene and Greg Cimeno, a pair of Floridians who had...
| Political Talk|| U.S. Says France, Spain actually aided NSA spying - Rohan2Reed on 10/29/13 at 3:38 pm|
[quote]WASHINGTON—Widespread electronic spying that ignited a political firestorm in France and Spain recently was carried out by their own intelligence services and not b...
| More Sports Board|| Giants / Lincecum agree to 2-year deal - Rohan2Reed on 10/22/13 at 5:22 pm|
worth about $35 million
a little pricey IMO. but glad to have Timmy back in orange and black. now SF needs to go out and get some more pitching help. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Two separate accidents I-10 east into Nola - Rohan2Reed on 10/21/13 at 6:40 am|
One at Vets and one at Metairie Rd. Stand still back to Loyola. FYI ...
| Political Talk|| Debra Winger on Up Late w/ Alec Baldwin - Rohan2Reed on 10/18/13 at 9:33 pm|
Just said that hydraulic fracking threatens returning Afghan and Iraq war vets who won't be able to find jobs in the growing and economically impactful organic farming industry. Said, and I quote, "all these restaurants in New York City that depend on wines and cheeses and yogurts in their farm to t...
| Music Board|| The Frays / 90 Wardour Street (1965) - Rohan2Reed on 10/18/13 at 6:07 pm|
Just came across this previously unreleased album from a 60's British R&B group that I can't believe never got released. It's a dusty, soulful record with great use of the harmonica and a great mix of America blues guitar and 60's British lyrical style. I highly recommend checking it out.