| Music Board|| re: Why am I regularly hearing a 4 year old Gotye song on pop radio? - DoctorTechnical on 3/1/15 at 7:09 pm|
To answer the OP's question: radio has a place for not-new, not-oldie, still semi-popular songs called "recurrents". [link=(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recurrent_rotation)]Wiki's take on explaining recurrent rotation[/link]...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Headed to Austin, TX for a few days - Suggestions? - DoctorTechnical on 3/1/15 at 4:44 pm|
[quote]They are under a bridge somewhere right?[/quote]Congress Avenue Bridge, just off downtown. ...
| Music Board|| re: Best concert you ever attended? - DoctorTechnical on 2/26/15 at 6:47 am|
Other than always the last one I attended -- live music brings me joy -- it's a tie between The Civil Wars and Nickel Creek, both at Birmingham's Alabama Theater.
The first because we knew something was very wrong and that we would likely not ever see them together again, the second because we ha...
| Music Board|| re: Cheapest ticket to see Hozier is $55! - DoctorTechnical on 2/23/15 at 8:23 pm|
[quote][b]was[/b] $55[/quote]Sold out. And Mr. Hozier-Byrne has multiple strong songs. From Eden is better than Church, IMO....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Question: Valley Park area in Baton Rouge - DoctorTechnical on 2/23/15 at 12:46 pm|
[quote]bawell[/quote]Bardwell family lore is that [i]Ba[/i]well is named such because the "locals" could not pronounce [i]Bard[/i]well correctly.
Yeah, sounds like another tall-tale, but daddy Bardwell did develop a few streets adjacent to VP... thus Bardwell Street and its funky mid-city Eichler...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What to do in Birmingham - DoctorTechnical on 2/22/15 at 9:40 pm|
Iron City and Work Play are two great music clubs around the corner from each other (DT checks the calendar), but sadly it looks like a quiet weekend for music.
BHM is a wonderful town, you'll find plenty to do / eat / listen to. +1 on all of the breweries there, and if you want to go big / dres...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Dead crawfish in the sack you bought - DoctorTechnical on 2/15/15 at 12:33 pm|
Saw this a few days ago:
[quote]Suppliers and retailers said Thursday that many of the crawfish they are receiving still have very soft shells from that molt, making them more likely to die before reaching crawfish pots. [/quote][quote]Crawfish with thin shells typically last up to two days out o...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: 7 Year Old Son & I: Dad/Son Cake Bake Fundraiser : Concluded. Thanks FDB - DoctorTechnical on 2/9/15 at 8:09 pm|
I have so much enjoyed this thread. Occasionally I will attempt to recreate something that you F&DB wizards will suggest or document, and my efforts turn out to be, um, at best edible. Boss et al, you have restored my confidence to try and try again. Blessings to you and your son....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: What do you order when you go to Chick Fil A? - DoctorTechnical on 2/3/15 at 9:01 pm|
And for the non link-clickers, Chick-Fil-A's original name / concept was...
...[link=(http://www.tampabay.com/features/travel/the-dwarf-house-the-original-chick-fil-a-is-a-fun-stop-in-georgia/2174081)]The Dwarf House[/link]...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: What do you order when you go to Chick Fil A? - DoctorTechnical on 2/3/15 at 8:53 pm|
[quote]What is the original like[/quote]
I somewhat misspoke; yes, the original is "sit-down"... but it is also a waitress_who_takes_your_order restaurant. Plus a bustling lunch counter. And a massive, normal-CFA + dual-drive-through in the back of the same building.
I admit that the first time ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: What do you order when you go to Chick Fil A? - DoctorTechnical on 2/3/15 at 8:23 pm|
A Hot Brown.
And yes, I get this fine comfort food at a Chick-Fil-A. In fact... I get it at the *original* Chick-Fil-A in Hapeville, GA. Had one today for lunch. Happy tummy.
[link=(http://www.cfarestaurant.com/hapevilledwarfhouse/home)]Yes, CFA has a sit-down restuarant[/link]
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Gambit Interview with the Boudin King Cake Maker - DoctorTechnical on 2/2/15 at 5:59 pm|
[link=(http://www.bestofneworleans.com/gambit/3-course-interview-boudin-king-cake-maker-robert-carriker/Content?oid=2576133)]Fixed, if only so you can see that disturbing hat.[/link]...
| O-T Lounge|| re: When Keeping It Real Goes Wrong - Sunday Snow Edition - DoctorTechnical on 2/1/15 at 12:34 pm|
Please tell me you did not just fall for the Weather Channel's cheap advertising ploy*
[link=(http://thevane.gawker.com/the-weather-channels-winter-storm-names-are-a-cheap-adv-1641241166)]Not my phrase, but I damn sure agree[/link]
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Best beef jerky - DoctorTechnical on 1/31/15 at 8:25 pm|
Sorry for the late weigh-in. When I lived in Texas I damn near lived on this stuff: [link=(http://www.nbsmokehouse.com/Item/Details?pre=b&item=750A)]New Braunfels Smokehouse jerky[/link]. Then again that was 10 yrs ago and daaaayum meat prices sure have gone up!
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Downtown Atlanta Dining Suggestions - DoctorTechnical on 1/26/15 at 10:14 pm|
[quote]group of 18[/quote][quote]something on the menu that teenage girls will eat[/quote]Strictly for entertainment value for a mob of that size, drag 'em to the original Varsity. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Downtown Atlanta Dining Suggestions - DoctorTechnical on 1/26/15 at 10:06 pm|
Mercy, you might want to mo-betta describe what you mean by "downtown" Atlanta....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Atlanta Tigers, where to buy live crawfish? - DoctorTechnical on 1/26/15 at 7:49 pm|
Dang, I've been in that shopping center several times already since moving here. Will stop by PDQ ASAP LSMFT.
Have to point out that Paul @ [link=(http://www.boudreauxscajun.com/)]Boudreauxs[/link] in Duluth also makes the run home during the season. Working him to bring back some Billy's... mmmm...
| O-T Lounge|| re: the Yik Yak app - DoctorTechnical on 1/24/15 at 7:00 pm|
Meanwhile the fratstars who launched Yik Yak are gettin' paid...
And yes, fratstars. [link=(http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/print-edition/2015/01/23/atlanta-s-yik-yak-ready-to-take-on-twitter.html)]Can't you tell from just their names?[/link]...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Culinary tour of the South - DoctorTechnical on 1/11/15 at 7:57 pm|
Fork, your other cities are a good choice, but if you are looking for city-based iconic foods, may I suggest swapping ATL with a wild-card of... I dunno... maybe Athens, Augusta, or another day in one of your other locations?
You can find fancy restaurants in ATL wh...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Interstate Cable Barriers - DoctorTechnical on 1/4/15 at 1:04 pm|
[quote]The middle is often a low spot, so there’s a “distinct possibility” of an errant vehicle vaulting over the cables. The soils are often poor, said Kent Barnard of MnDOT.
If one direction of the freeway is higher tha...