| O-T Lounge|| Buying granite/marble from a stone yard or distributor/fabricator? - saderade on 3/14/14 at 8:48 am|
Any recommendations on if I should by my granite/marble from a stone yard and use one of their recommended fabricators or buy from a distributer that does the installation as well (I realize they will probably be getting the stone from the same yard)
This is in the New Orleans area....
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Lions or Steelers defense - saderade on 12/21/13 at 3:35 pm|
Lions home vs Giants
Steelers at Green Bay- Rodgers ruled out...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| What are people doing with Bush - saderade on 12/13/13 at 5:11 pm|
He says he is playing but how many touches is he going to get? I'm trying to decide between him and VJax in the flex (PPR)...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| What quarterback would you target for trade - saderade on 11/11/13 at 6:13 pm|
Foles, Romo or Wilson. Trading one of my extra running backs. Have Cutler and Kaepernick.
Currently tied for first place. Those three are all on teams with 2 qbs ...
| Soccer Board|| I need advice from the soccer board for my trip to the UK this spring - saderade on 10/27/13 at 9:46 pm|
I am planning to take my dad there next year because he has never been to Europe and he is starting to get pretty old. The plan is to fly into London on a Thursday in early May. I am going to try my best to get tickets to the Arsenal game that weekend. The weekend after I am looking to take a Thomas...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Flex Starter: Garcon vs GB or Hartline vs INDY? - saderade on 9/14/13 at 5:46 pm|
Other options: E. Sanders, Mendenhall. PPR league...
| Food and Drink Board|| Great experience at Dominique's on Magazine - saderade on 8/6/13 at 11:30 am|
Went here Saturday and everything was top notch.
The actual restaurant is designed well inside (just like the former location) and had a nice specialty cocktail menu.
Starters: duck confit, shrimp ceviche & fois gras.
Entrees: Softshell crab special, duck breast, grilled snapper.
I tried a lit...
| O-T Lounge|| My high school valedictorian delivered me pizza this weekend - saderade on 8/6/13 at 10:30 am|
Brilliant kid, 35-36 on the ACT and I believe he has 2 degrees (one of which is a graduate degree). We are about 10 years out of school and had a class of around 300 (he was 1 of 3 valedictorians) And no this isn't some side job where he makes extra cash. I guess it is fine if he is happy but to me ...
| Food and Drink Board|| San Diego beer/food recs - saderade on 6/5/13 at 11:50 am|
Staying in the Gaslamp district. Mainly looking for some beers I should buy to bring back with me to New Orleans. I know I have to check out the Karl Strauss brewery which is down the block....
| O-T Lounge|| Just saw someone about to jump off the Crescent City Connection bridge - saderade on 5/27/13 at 6:30 pm|
I am in the right lane and there appears to be an accident on the top of the bridge but as I get closer I see there is a lady sitting on the ledge facing the river. There is a guy in a suit pleading to her and then he quickly grabbed her off the ledge. He was holding her down as I passed by.
| Money Talk|| MNKD (MannCorp) and their drug Afrezza. - saderade on 5/16/13 at 4:08 pm|
Anyone have knowledge of this stock ? Basically Afrezza is an inhaled short acting insulin which if approved would be huge in the world of diabetic treatments. Al Mann has put 1 billion of his own money in the company and is optimistic it will gain final FDA approval (it is undergoing phase 3 testin...
| Money Talk|| Estimated quarterly taxes? - saderade on 4/15/13 at 7:56 pm|
Sign all the stuff at our CPA today and this is included in the paperwork. No one made mention of it while we were there. Evidently the first payment is due today? Is this mandatory and if so what would a penalty be if I don't go to the post office in downtown New Orleans...
| O-T Lounge|| Area in San Diego to stay for vacation? - saderade on 4/10/13 at 9:32 pm|
The wife and I, late 20s just want to see the sights, eat, drink etc. I am leaning toward the Gaslamp District. Is there another area that someone recommends? FYI we are going to be staying at the beach in Laguna before we arrive in San Diego so don't think we want to stay on the beach. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Domenica Pizza- the second time around - saderade on 2/27/13 at 1:23 pm|
It has been about 2 years since I had a bad experience at the restaurant with soggy, inedible pizza. Went last night after the Hornets game to give the place another try. On the bright side we had cured pork leg that was served with a warm beignet type bread that was very good. For pizza we tried th...
| Food and Drink Board|| Trappistes Rochefort 6, 8, & 10- what to expect? - saderade on 2/19/13 at 10:15 pm|
My dad and bought a pair of each of these at Martin's. Is this stuff as good as the ratings say? Some of the best beer you can buy in the US?
Just popped open the 6 and it is damn good.
eta: That beer was one of the best I have ever tried. Can't wait for 8 & 10...
| Money Talk|| Paying off lot before applying for construction loan - saderade on 2/17/13 at 11:15 pm|
Should I pay the remainder of my land loan off that has a 6% interest rate or keep all that cash available for the construction loan/ during the build? ...
| Money Talk|| Online savings accounts- specifically AMEX - saderade on 1/4/13 at 11:17 am|
Anyone have any experience with AMEX or Ally online banks? Looking to take most of our savings from Capital One and put it into one of these banks. The Cap One acct has an APY of .40%. Amex is .90%, Ally is .95%. Currently have an AMEX CC so I feel pretty comfortable with them....
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Picking up a defense today.. Bills (vs Jags), or Browns (vs Raiders) - saderade on 12/2/12 at 10:41 am|
Bills are at home, weather is not very cold but may be a little wet and windy
Browns are on the road but the weather in Oakland is supposed to be terrible. 25-30 mph winds and rain.
What would yall go with?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Mike's on the Avenue closing - saderade on 11/8/12 at 6:32 pm|
I hear some people are staying on but the owner(s) of Mr Johns as well as some other investors are taking it over and it will be an American steakhouse/bistro. Should be interesting to see how that works out- the location is one of the best in the city imo. ...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| Selling 2 LSU/BAMA tickets: Lower bowl, corner of the SE endzone - saderade on 10/25/12 at 9:05 am|
Section 413, row 3.
$700 for both OBO- in the New Orleans area. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Heading to Chicago for the next 4 days - saderade on 10/4/12 at 1:33 pm|
Have a reservation for Jean Juho's Everest on Friday and Tru on Monday. Really looking forward to both of these because it will be my first time experiencing real fine dining (outside of New Orleans at least).
Bayless' restaurants were all reserved more than a month out, as well as the Girl and the...
| Money Talk|| Fee for buyer's real estate agent when FSBO? - saderade on 10/1/12 at 1:09 pm|
Long story short, I found a residential lot and contacted the seller who did not have a realtor about purchasing the lot. Because it was my first real estate transaction I used the services of a family member that is an agent to handle all the paperwork, title, loan, survey etc. I am glad I did this...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Leonard Fournette's stats last night - saderade on 9/9/12 at 10:30 am|
6 carries, 188 yards and 3 touchdowns (24, 54, and 73 yarders).
| Food and Drink Board|| Brunch at Patois- short review - saderade on 8/1/12 at 11:47 am|
Went Sunday at 11 with reservations but the place didn't fill up until 12.
They start with 3 different types of muffins/breads served with butter and preserves.
App: Scallop and crispy pork belly. It is only one scallop and the pork belly is only a little thicker than a piece of bacon. Unbelie...
| Money Talk|| Homebuilders advice thread - saderade on 6/25/12 at 9:05 am|
For all those that have built homes, currently building a home, or work in the industry what is some advice you would give to someone about to begin the process? (INB4 don't do it.)...
| Money Talk|| Best type of loan for a lot of land in suburban neighborhood - saderade on 6/18/12 at 7:02 pm|
My options with the lot are to wait a year or two and let prices continue to rise (then sell) or wait during the same time frame and just build. I can get an interest only loan or a type of balloon loan. Anyone have experience with this?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Official Westbank food guide - saderade on 5/15/12 at 10:39 am|
So I am Algiers resident for the next year or so and need to know if there are any places to hit up while living in this food mecca. I know about DiMartino's, Pho Tau Bay, and O'Brien's grill but that is about it. Any suggestions? (preferably closer to Algiers)...
| O-T Lounge|| Need a recommendation on a great router to stream movies - saderade on 5/1/12 at 9:24 pm|
I bought a media link router that isn't powerful enough to consistently let me stream movies from the router in my front room to my PS3 in the back room. It is about 15 yards away but through about 4 walls. I am sending it back and looking for something better. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Can anyone give some information about the best bars/clubs in Cancun - saderade on 3/6/12 at 10:22 pm|
Or other stuff I should know while I am there for this bachelor party?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Restaurant review from the past week (Mike's on the Avenue, Apolline, Mr Johns) - saderade on 2/2/12 at 11:16 am|
This is just a short review with some opinions and recs from the following places. Excuse my writing skills.
Mike's on the Avenue last week. This is an under the radar restaurant that has one of the best atmospheres/views in the city. I have found several entrees I like and several that were just...