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re: Cava Tour-Barcelona - rsb831
We booked a car with a guide for the day. Did Monsarrat in the morning and the Llopart tour in the afternoon. Had lunch in a small town near Vilafranca. La Posada in Sant Pere Mol. Family run, very local, nothing fancy, but one of the best meals of the trip. ...
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re: Cava Tour-Barcelona - rsb831
We did a private tour at Llopart, a smaller family owned producer. Toured vineyards, production facility, and tasted six wines. Very enjoyable. It's a beautiful facility....
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re: Lisbon & Andalusia - rsb831
Cordoba is worth a day trip from Seville. Town encapsulates southern Spanish history. La Mezquita is a must see. ...
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re: Dallas recs near Crescent Court - rsb831
[quote]Ocean Prime (mid-scale seafood) Trulucks (mid-scale seafood) [/quote] Both chains very close to hotel. I have had nice meals at each. But wouldn't be first choice if short ride was available. Zappa has some great recs....
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Turkey and the Wolf semifinalist for James Beard Best New Restaurant - rsb831
[link=(http://www.nola.com/dining/index.ssf/2017/02/new_orleans_james_beard_1.html#incart_std)]nola.com[/link] This is on top of the national critic for Eater raving about the place. [link=(http://www.eater.com/2017/2/3/14496654/turkey-and-the-wolf-new-orleans-sandwich-food-review)]eater.com[/li...
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re: Restaurant recs for Barcelona, Seville and Madrid - rsb831
[quote]Is there a Ritz in Madrid?[/quote] Yes, Hotel Ritz, a Mandarin Oriental property - not Ritz Carlton [link=(http://www.mandarinoriental.com/ritzmadrid/)]LINK[/link]...
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re: Cop and woman shot (KILLED) on the Westbank- Shooter on CCC threatening to jump - rsb831
WDSU facebook is now back live....
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re: Restaurant recs for Barcelona, Seville and Madrid - rsb831
Thanks for the info everyone. And lsuwiseman getting your spreadsheet would be great. Email is my username @yahoo.com. Thanks....
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Restaurant recs for Barcelona, Seville and Madrid - rsb831
Headed to Spain in March and have trip mostly planned. Four days each in Barcelona and Madrid and three in Seville. Staying at Mandarin Oriental in Barcelona, Alphonso XIII in Seville and Ritz in Madrid. Looking for dining recommendations. Cheap eats, moderate and high end. TIA Also, is Travel th...
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re: Cell Phone Service Abroad - rsb831
No, only limit is your plan. It treats overseas use as if it was domestic. TravelPassSM Now your wireless plan travels just like you do. For just $2 a day per line in Mexico and Canada and $10 a day per line in more than 100 countries you can take your domestic talk, text and data allowances wit...
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re: Cell Phone Service Abroad - rsb831
Verizon offers a 10 dollar a day plan that treats foreign use (talk, text and data) as local. Not a bad deal for shorter trips. ...
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re: New Years Even in Europe Recs - rsb831
We were in Prague 3 years ago for NYE. Great fireworks show on the river. We were on the Charles bridge with thousands of others. It got a little rowdy with some champagne being sprayed, but nothing out of hand. ...
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re: Flying from Houston to NYC on United...fly into LaGuardia or Newark? - rsb831
If you are flying before 12/31 and have an Amex, link it to your Uber account and get 2 rides from select airports up to $65. Did it at LGA and fare was $47 to East Village. From DCA to Capital Hill South was $9, so I left a few dollars on the table. [link=(https://www.uber.com/promo/american-exp...
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re: Touring Europe, Need advice - rsb831
Second the Nuremberg recommendation if you enjoy WWII history. So much to see and do there....
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re: NYC area restaurants - rsb831
Just got back and had one of the best meals in a while at Beatrice Inn in the West Village. Incredible 60 day aged ribeye and whole branzino. Sides were amazing. Roasted whole squash and a potato terrine that was decadent. They also have a 127 day whisky aged tomahawk ribeye that was too pricey for ...
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re: lake tahoe and los angeles trip - rsb831
I don't think so. Harvey's is across the street (and connected by pedestrian tunnel) and MountBleu is next door. Both of those have poker rooms....
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re: lake tahoe and los angeles trip - rsb831
It's a block and a half walk to Heavenly Gondola from Harrah's. If you rent from Heavenly Sports at gondola base, they will overnight equipment as well as your shoes during the day for free. If you have equipment, there are lockers at gondola to keep your shoes if you don't want to walk that far in...
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re: Fetes Fest - rsb831
Went last year at the Civic. It is similar to Boudin Bourbon and Beer albeit smaller. Plenty of food and drink. Bands were good. Recommend going with a group. Seeing Besh wasted was entertaining. ...
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re: Jason Isbell - New Orleans - 10/22 & 10/23 - rsb831
Ran into Isbell walking his daughter in stroller earlier this afternoon on O'Keefe. Took everything in me to keep from geeking out and gushing. Played it as cool as I could and said that I was looking forward to the show. He said thanks for coming and see you tonight. Made my day. ...
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re: Lamb Shanks Braised With Rosemary, A Recipe - rsb831
I've picked up some chops and a shoulder at the Ruston Farmer's Market. Vendor is Smith Family Farms in Doyline. FYI, market is closed for a few weeks, reopens 10/1-12/17....
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