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re: Need a Smoker / grill combo - tewino
[quote]BGE is a good grill, shitty smoker.[/quote] You speak truth. Unfortunately you have just unleashed the BGE religious holy war. Get ready....
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re: Need a Smoker / grill combo - tewino
[quote]WSM and. Weber kettle[/quote] This is the correct answer. I also have a BGE which is great, but it is NOT a smoker. Sure you can rig it to smoke, just like I can rig my screwdriver to be a chisel, but a chisel does a better job at chiseling. ...
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re: French Truck on Government St - tewino
Serious question: What makes one places beans (ie French Truck) superior to another (ie Whole Foods) if they are roasted approximately the same day? I usually buy freshly roasted beans from WF and avoid the packaged beans from other high end roasters as they have usually been roasted weeks...
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re: Best Food on South Congress in Austin - tewino
[quote]Check out Mi Trailita when you get a chance. Fantastic stuff.[/quote] Thank you for the tip. That's right up my ally....
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re: Best Food on South Congress in Austin - tewino
[quote]The brick and mortars are gone, but the Las Trancas trailer is pretty good. [/quote] Oh I agree that Las Trancas Taco Stand is very good. :bow:...
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re: Best Food on South Congress in Austin - tewino
[quote] Always liked finding down-home taqueria's over on Caesar Chavez. Been several years but there use to be bunches with different specialties. Are there still many of these around? The brick and mortars are gone, but the Las Trancas trailer is pretty good. [/quote] Marcelino Pan y ...
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re: Bar supplies. Where should I go? - tewino
[quote]What city? [/quote] Baton Rouge. But I'm in nola often....
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re: Amazon Prime Day Deals - tewino
[quote]T-fal Oil Filtration Deep Fryer Been wanting one of those deep fryers with the oil filtration reservoir. Listed at $88.99 but it was 25% off that price once it's moved to your cart. Got it for $67. I've seen them go for around $129 at retail stores. [/quote] I have that unit (from Sa...
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Bar supplies. Where should I go? - tewino
Trying to get a home cocktail bar going so I need to know where to find things like cool glassware, tumblers, spoons, shakers and such. I figure I'll go to Martins for the alcohol and things like bitters etc. Thanks for the input....
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re: Albertsons Guacamole- Outstanding - tewino
Hmm. Didn't know about PSA police. I got the plain guacamole this time. No heat like the 'medium' one earlier. Also fantastic but I like a little heat so I'll get med next time. Great guacamole no matter the price. ...
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re: How to Make Clear Ice (vid) - tewino
Wintersmith's clear ice spheres. Expensive but legit. This video is cool. Will try....
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Albertsons Guacamole- Outstanding - tewino
I know its not cool to like Albertson's and I'm not a big fan usually however I bought an overstuffed plastic container of their medium Guac for $5. It is unbelievably good. Perfect balance of heat and lime acidity. I usually make my own but this is even better than mine I hate to say. Perhaps I...
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re: Has anyone here eaten at Alinea in Chicago? - tewino
I'm going in 2 weeks so I'll report back. So far my best meal award goes to Eleven Madison Park. ...
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re: New York Restaurants - tewino
I just got back and had some great meals but I made reservations way in advance. I doubt you'll get in unless there's a cancellation: Le Bernardine lunch - profound Little Owl dinner- tiny one room place in west village. Superb Estella lunch - very good on edge of SOHO. Great chef Le C...
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re: Need Chicago help: Alinea - tewino
[quote] quote: So we have a table at Alinea lucky bastard. How did you pull it off may I ask?[/quote] We clicked their online reservation system the minute they went live releasing their next block of reservations and the only option was a 5pm seating and a 10 pm seating. We took ...
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Need Chicago help: Alinea - tewino
I've never been to Chicago but love NYC. So we have a table at Alinea and therefore will be visiting Chicago for a few days. What other suggestions do you guys have as far as where to get great food, where to stay, what else to do. I don't need super high end in light of Alinea. Maybe neighborho...
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re: Kosher Salt: Diamond - tewino
I thought it was supposed to be larger lighter grains but I have never been able to find any to evaluate first hand....
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Kosher Salt: Diamond - tewino
I always see and buy the Morton's brand because that's all they ever have. I've been looking for Diamond brand but don't know who carries it. It's supposed to be lighter/volume or flakier. Anyone know where I should look?...
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New Viet restaurant on Perkins. - tewino
"Coming soon" on the sign. I think it's called Boa but I'm not sure. On Perkins in between Southside produce and LA nursery (between Essen and Bluebonnet). Any other info out there?...
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Need chargrilled oysters recipe - tewino
In the past I've used butter white wine lemon Worcester Parmesan cheese with parsley. Anybody have any better ideas?...
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