| Food and Drink Board|| re: Not quite another NOLA fine dining thread: Best meals of your life... - palm springs tiger on 1/10/14 at 12:47 pm|
Honestly, family Sunday and holiday meals over the years - too many to remember. At restaurants:
1. 16 shared courses at a small restaurant on the Bosporus in Istanbul (ordered by a native Turk)
2. Brennan's in the early '60s included escargot and trout almondine.
3. Top floor restaurant ...
| Political Talk|| re: Obama speech ingame thread: he is supposedly gonna take questions too! - palm springs tiger on 10/8/13 at 1:41 pm|
| Tiger Rant|| re: Most fond LSU memory? - palm springs tiger on 7/7/13 at 1:31 am|
In the stands for Billy Cannon's run....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Looking for general Austrian food and drink advice - palm springs tiger on 7/7/13 at 1:29 am|
Have some original Sachertorte and coffee at tne Hotel Sacher in Vienna. Try Jaegerschnitzel instead of Wienerschnitzel. Apfelstrudel with loads of whipped cream is also good....
| Political Talk|| re: 54 Months: Record Stretch of 7.5%+ Unemployment - palm springs tiger on 7/5/13 at 6:45 pm|
Talk about disingenuous and willfully stupid - the issue is the length and lack of recovery not the initial decline....
| Political Talk|| re: WSJ, Obama's Proposed Estate Tax Increase - palm springs tiger on 4/16/13 at 12:23 pm|
"Let them work hard and EARN their money. [b]You guys are always looking to get something for nothing[/b]."
| Political Talk|| re: Obama's snub to Thatcher: President won't send envoy to funeral - palm springs tiger on 4/16/13 at 12:16 pm|
What can one expect from someone whose whole message is based on spite and envy....
| Political Talk|| re: Obama presser - palm springs tiger on 4/16/13 at 12:14 pm|
And I have observed that your slavering sychophancy colors yours....
| Political Talk|| re: Anyone watching this Fox News special right now? - palm springs tiger on 4/14/13 at 11:11 pm|
That and blatent lies and distortions for that targeted group. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Things to do in Istanbul - palm springs tiger on 4/10/13 at 3:44 pm|
Been about 2o years since I was there but I thoroughly enjoyed my visits. Food is among the best in the world. Istanbul's cuisine is the result of a past as the hub of the Ottoman empire (and before that, Byzantine and Eastern Roman) with influences from North Africa, Asia, Europe and the Mid-East...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: What's for breakfast on this fine American morning? - palm springs tiger on 4/7/13 at 11:44 am|
Pain perdu and coffee...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: One Restaurant in Munich - palm springs tiger on 3/23/13 at 2:34 am|
Get a green Michelin guide. Gives you an idea of price and anything with a star is good. Three stars is world class....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Cooking Salmon - palm springs tiger on 3/14/13 at 11:36 pm|
I usually poach it, but I'm gonna try the slow roast....
| O-T Lounge|| re: What is the best rain coat for men? - palm springs tiger on 2/16/13 at 1:04 am|
In this category, Burberry is the best....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Planning summer trip to San Antonio - palm springs tiger on 2/10/13 at 2:00 pm|
Missions,if you are into history (as good as CA's)
River Walk (night) and Arneson River Theatre
Wildflowers in Hill Country to the north of town in Spring.
Helotes Country Store for country music.
Good ethnic foods for several cultures.
I'm not familiar with the current bar scene, but w...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Italy (Rome/Florence/Venice) eating recommendations? - palm springs tiger on 2/10/13 at 1:33 pm|
If you like chocolate, try the Tartufo at Tre Scalini on the Piazza Navona in Rome....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Banana Bread Pudding - palm springs tiger on 1/21/13 at 11:27 pm|
Jim, I like regular Bread Pudding with a good hard sauce, but this was tasty too. BTW, regular banana pudding, made with real custard, is also one of my favorites and one of the South's most traditional desserts....
| Food and Drink Board|| Banana Bread Pudding - palm springs tiger on 1/21/13 at 4:43 pm|
Was in the LA/MS area over the holidays and stopped for lunch at Middendorf's on the way to the NO airport. Really liked their banana bread pudding; anyone have their recipe or one similar?...
| Political Talk|| re: is the Republican Party's demise overblown? - palm springs tiger on 1/21/13 at 12:07 pm|
Actually, Obama won because a small majority of Americans refuse to face facts, instead buying into the Fraud's BS....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Best sandwich I've ever had that wasn't a po-boy - palm springs tiger on 1/19/13 at 12:33 am|
Eggplant Parmesan from Taste of Italy, Wilmington, NC...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: BR Memories of Restaurants/Eateries/Bars That No Longer Exist - palm springs tiger on 12/15/12 at 1:38 pm|
Even earlier, in this same block of Tigertown, Baker's. Best in Tigertown of the 1950's and 60's....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Have an overseas flight with Emirates Airlines today. - palm springs tiger on 12/14/12 at 3:51 pm|
Flew once from Vienna to Cairo on an Austrian airline en route to Dubai that somehow gave me the impression that there were goats and chickens on board. :lol: Definitely not Lufthansa quality....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Eagle brand lemon icebox pie recipe? - palm springs tiger on 11/22/12 at 2:10 am|
This is the closest to the recipe my mother used many years ago before concern about salmonella. Does browning the meringue cook the filling enough? I generally use similar ingredients, but cook the filling - not as good as I remember Mom's however. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Sour Grapes: Romney, Republicans, Fox, Poli Board - palm springs tiger on 11/15/12 at 3:49 pm|
I have learned over many years that one should never underestimate the ignorance of the American electorate....
| Political Talk|| re: Why Republicans Can't Win - palm springs tiger on 11/7/12 at 12:50 pm|
One thing ignored is the cult of personality which was manufactured around Obama. Read recently that insiders say his real personality was displayed in the first debate. His "nice guy" persona was built to hide a vicious, bitter man who was raised with class envy. I knew from the moment he was el...
| Political Talk|| re: If Obama loses, what is the reason... - palm springs tiger on 11/5/12 at 9:45 am|
| Political Talk|| re: Ras poll : Obama Favorability at 52% - palm springs tiger on 11/4/12 at 9:31 am|
Obama's ratings are almost always better on the weekends. Peronally, how anyone can support this complete POS amazes me....
| Political Talk|| re: A Poll I'm conducting: Please Participate - palm springs tiger on 10/31/12 at 9:40 am|
1,2 Yes, McCain
3,4 Already voted for Romney (so did the wife)...
| Political Talk|| re: Early Voting Monday Roll Call - palm springs tiger on 10/29/12 at 12:11 pm|
Voted last week by mail....
| Political Talk|| re: Very telling, Michelle Obama begging voters in the base to vote early. - palm springs tiger on 10/22/12 at 5:24 pm|
Well I did, and it was not for the Fraud!...