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re: FYI: Flights to London from New Orleans 470-520 for September and October - BlackenedOut
Spoiled also, but... The last I looked those BA flights (if just doing the direct part) have shot up a bit. And that is a hell of a deal to suffer a connection (which a year ago was a given). ...
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re: Is there any chance we get a satisfying ending to GoT? - BlackenedOut
[quote]Yeah, but what about Jamie?[/quote] That's easy, Jaime is really a magical alter ego of Sam. Duh. ...
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re: Is there any chance we get a satisfying ending to GoT? - BlackenedOut
I've read so much on GoT and watched enough youtube videos to be unclear where my theories begin and other more learned maester's end, but this is what I think today: 1) Eons ago as the WW and First Men/Andals/Children of Forest battled it out, the latter figured out the WW and wights could be de...
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re: Whole hog advice - BlackenedOut
You using an offset smoker? Ive always found offset smoker cooked pigs are not nearly as tasty as those cooked over more direct heat. The meat in an offset just turns sort of flabby. ...
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re: Normandy in fall - BlackenedOut
Provence recs please. ...
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re: Morning Flight From NYC To London - Anyone Done This? - BlackenedOut
Who flies that? What is the flight schedule? Why dont you just take the direct from MSY to LHR? Its a great flight on the way there as it leaves late at night and you land at noon or so. ...
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re: Bar supplies. Where should I go? - BlackenedOut
Just order most of that stuff off the internet. [link=(https://www.webstaurantstore.com/)]LINK[/link]...
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re: For anyone visiting the Basque country - BlackenedOut
Have you read Salt or Cod, his other books? Great writer of niche histories...
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re: London Eats - BlackenedOut
The one they call St. John Spitalfields the original one. Borough Market a fantastic place as well. ...
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re: London Eats - BlackenedOut
The wines available and the prices of those wines were stunning, even factoring in exchange rates. Drank a lot of older (06 and 05s especially) from great producers that came in around 40 pound a bottle. ...
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re: London Eats - BlackenedOut
It's good and if you want to eat a traditional British meal it's a good spot for that. I was more impressed on the Whole with London's international food scene. Finish your meal with a Welsh Rarebit and a Dr. Henderson. Barrafina was better than most of the Spanish food I've had in Spain. ...
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re: London Eats - BlackenedOut
Frenchie in Covent Garden The River Cafe Barrafina Disjoin St. John The Duck and Rice All worth a meal. River Cafe sublime, great spot for a long lunch if that is your jam. ...
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re: Where to drink in London - BlackenedOut
Agree on all the old pubs, Ships Tavern, The Blackfriars, Cheshire Cheese, etc... For cocktails, The American Bar in the Savoy is top notch as is the Beaufort Bar downstairs. Also really liked Mahikifor tiki bar. ...
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re: Best kale salad in N..O? - BlackenedOut
I dont know if it is a salad per se, it is to me, but the kale preparation at Domenica is always very good. It has seen a few iterations, but normally wood roasted kale dressed with lemon, olive oil, and parm. Maybe a little bit of anchovy also. ...
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re: Anyone experience a West Ham game in person? - BlackenedOut
Caught West Ham/Everton in April in London Stadium. Beautiful modern stadium, but not as great of an atmosphere as you would imagine. Located inside of a park so a good hike just to get to the stadium. One sports bar type establishment located adjacent to stadium (serves Fosters, exclusively). Overa...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - BlackenedOut
Looking at Florence or Rome or Milan as departure airport. Thanks for tips. ...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - BlackenedOut
Good tips. Flying over with family (4 total) and approaching peak, if not in peak season, so Alaskan and Korean (with its wonky process) was out. And yes delta booked thru AF. Checked UR and flights were approaching 2k a person with super long flight times and multiple inter Europe connections (...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - BlackenedOut
I couldn't resist. Will book return flight later, but figured that was too good a deal to pass up. ...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - BlackenedOut
Just FYI, for anyone sitting on UR points, great availability at 25K each way thru Air France to Europe thru late May 18. Just booked MSY>ATL>Venice. ...
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re: Tickets in Barcelona - BlackenedOut
Tried with all my mite to get in there on two different trips to Barcelona. Enjoy. Such a great food town ...
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