| Food and Drink Board|| French Quarter tourist restaurant rec - vistajay on 3/26/14 at 1:36 pm|
I have some out of town guests who are going to more formal restaurants later in their stay, but for the first night want a more casual, New Orleans experience in the French Quarter. They want to feel they are in New Orleans so atmosphere is first, and food is second. Still want good food, just do...
| O-T Lounge|| NOLA office furniture - vistajay on 2/18/14 at 3:15 pm|
What is a good moderately priced store for traditional office desk and cabinets/bookshelf in NOLA? Something in between OfficeDepot and Hurwitz Mintz. ...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Would you start Gore or Moreno? - vistajay on 11/15/13 at 12:12 pm|
Other back is Petersen so set there. Have Moreno penciled in as #2 starter right now, but am vacilating with all the love Gore is getting. ...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Is my starting team golden this week? - vistajay on 10/17/13 at 2:23 pm|
According to most projections, my starters this week are ranked as follows (10 team league):
Projected to defeat opponent by 70 points. I am golden, right? Of course, same outlook last week an...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Romo, Rivers or Griffin for the win? - vistajay on 10/13/13 at 7:10 pm|
I have all three. Down by 24 points. Need to pull the trigger on my starter in a few minutes. Which is the conservative play that gets me my 25? I am thinking Romo. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| NOLA bar with WIFI - vistajay on 10/8/13 at 2:38 pm|
What place in NOLA Mid City or Lakeview/Lakefront has free WIFI and a good beer selection on tap, where I can do some work on my laptop undisturbed and not smell like smoke? Basically, a coffee house atmosphere but where I can drink beer....
| O-T Lounge|| Buying a new car is a pain - vistajay on 7/19/13 at 2:29 pm|
The last two new cars I purchased, I test drove them, decided what I wanted, then solicited quotes only by email. I got quotes from several different dealers, usually from their internet sales manager. Whichever gave me the fairest opening offer or was the least obnoxious, I gave that dealership t...
| Movie/TV Board|| This Is the End movie review-spoilers - vistajay on 6/26/13 at 12:32 pm|
Not really a review so much as a commentary. This was one of the funniest movies I have seen in a couple of years. I really liked how the actors made fun of themselves and the movie industry in general. It even had a moral backbone. Go see it....
| Money Talk|| FICA medical resident refund - vistajay on 6/4/13 at 3:09 pm|
Any TD physicians get a check for FICA refund and interest from their residency programs? $16,000+ check came in out of the blue. How much did you get and what will you spend it on?...
| Soccer Board|| Raising a soccer prodigy - vistajay on 5/30/13 at 4:00 pm|
So lets say your under 10 son is really good at soccer. He is fast, can dribble, can shoot with either foot, has a great work ethic and wants to grind his opponents into the dust. What type of training do you get him and how often? What skills to emphasize? Does he need to be on a travel team at th...
| Food and Drink Board|| Anyone try Viet Orleans Bistro in NOLA CBD yet? - vistajay on 5/13/13 at 10:05 am|
It's at 300 Baronne and appears to have opened in the last week. Gambit gave it a little press April 23. Have not seen any reviews yet and cannot even find a menu or web site on internet. Pumped to have a sit down vietnamese option downtown. Anyone try it yet?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Where to buy watercress in NOLA? - vistajay on 4/29/13 at 8:45 am|
Saw a recipe for a watercress/mussel soup I want to try. Where can I buy watercress in NOLA? My grandparents used used to grow it near a spring-fed stream in MS when I was young, but I've never noticed it for sale commercially. I will probably try Whole Foods or the farmers markets but wanted to see...
| O-T Lounge|| Will Boston bombing keep you home? - vistajay on 4/18/13 at 12:46 pm|
Just interviewed on the street by TV with the question: Will the Boston bombings diminish crowds at Jazz Fest and other events? I said no. It make no sense to live your life in fear. Are you worried about going to Jazz Fest and other outside large crowd events?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Singha Thai in NOLA CBD structural collapse - vistajay on 3/5/13 at 11:25 am|
Singha Thai's entranceway collapsed overnight, where the foyer and kitchen is located. Restaurant is pretty much in ruins. :wah:...
| Soccer Board|| youth replica jersey - vistajay on 11/19/12 at 2:02 pm|
What are trustworthy sites to buy an Argentina away jersey for my 9 yr old son? Some of the sites, like jerseyfair, appear sketchy....