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re: The War on Drugs - A Deeper Understanding - rsb831
[quote]Its a good song... I guess its just kinda mood music to me...[/quote] The intricacy of Granduciel’s songwriting and production—the way his urgent, interior searching yields strange tapestries—isn’t immediate in the way, say, a punk-rock song can be. Rather than knock you over, it slowly fill...
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re: Casual Sunday evening N.O. recs - rsb831
FYI - Peche is now open on Sunday 11a-10p as is Cochon....
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re: ? Lunch in Tuscaloosa & Dinner in Chatanooga : Today - rsb831
Lunch: Archibald's in Northport for BBQ. Not really a restaurant - a smokehouse behind a house with a couple of tables inside and picnic tables in the yard. The ribs are great. Avenue Pub River - new place, haven't been but heard good things. Animal Butter Glory Bound Five Side ...
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re: Prague/Vienna/Budapest food & drink recs - rsb831
Bock Bistro was our best meal in Budapest. ...
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re: carribean room @pontchatrain hotel - rsb831
FYI - They have loaner blue blazers....
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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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