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Re: “On the oft-maligned, sometimes misunderstood riesling

Enjoyed this write-up, as I have exploring this grape. Some of the best domestic riesling I've had is from the Finger Lakes region of New York. The vineyards there are on the same latitude as their german counterparts, and the results are astounding. Unfortunately, I haven't found any for sale here in Tennessee.

Posted by theanony on 06/23/2016 at 12:11 PM

Re: “It's hot dog season — here's a look at some of the best spots in town to get your paws on a wiener

Oh my leetle juanny takes doode peecture and puts it een box and presto, new non deleted screen name! Juanny so smart, not enough to geet yob or anything, he has hermana to pay all beels and change hees adult diaper.

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Posted by Juanita Conchita Revelator on 06/23/2016 at 9:54 AM

Re: “It's hot dog season — here's a look at some of the best spots in town to get your paws on a wiener

I has to agree. Mmmuy mmuyyy is something me Juanny says all the time when we are perros en fuego. Ooooohhhhcheeeeeeee!!!!!!!

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Posted by Juanita Conchita Re-Masturbator on 06/23/2016 at 8:56 AM
Posted by Hispanic on 06/23/2016 at 8:14 AM

Re: “It's hot dog season — here's a look at some of the best spots in town to get your paws on a wiener

I'm pretty sure my my means more & more in Spanish.

Maybe we can get a clarification from Juanita Conchita Revelator because a fake Spanish accent isn't racist at all, it's hilarious, right yoyo?

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Posted by Hispanic on 06/23/2016 at 8:13 AM

Re: “It's hot dog season — here's a look at some of the best spots in town to get your paws on a wiener

Were'd the Dude go?

And why does he have a stalker?

I think somebody has Dude-fever.

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Posted by mmuy mmuy on 06/23/2016 at 7:34 AM

Re: “It's hot dog season — here's a look at some of the best spots in town to get your paws on a wiener

yumm yumm got me kicked off this board so I'm spelling his name backward. I also have a new screen name for mom, erohw erohw.

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Posted by The Dude Departed on 06/23/2016 at 6:21 AM

Re: “It's hot dog season — here's a look at some of the best spots in town to get your paws on a wiener

I love PRB but I do not love their breakfast sausage, too much sugar.

And their boudin is too much like paté.

I like Bro's better.

Excited to try their dogs.

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Posted by mmuy mmuy on 06/23/2016 at 12:07 AM

Re: “The 404 Kitchen Kicks Off Its New Tasting Menu With Peaches, Peaches and More Peaches

The current free-stones from the peach truck are off the chain.

Posted by mmuy mmuy on 06/23/2016 at 12:02 AM

Re: “What'd You Eat This Weekend: Key Lime Pie, Drinks With Umbrellas and Nashville Hot Chicken … in Seattle?

The Dude Departed...another screen name bites the dust.

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Posted by John Rogers Alert on 06/22/2016 at 11:40 AM

Re: “Open Thread: What Type of New Restaurant Does Nashville Actually Need?

The Dude Abideth account was deleted for his most recent psychotic outburst. When will John the Revelator Rogers learn.

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Posted by Mrs Jumbo Collins on 06/22/2016 at 11:38 AM

Re: “Open Thread: How Do You Handle Fast-Casual Tipping?

I feel as though I ought to carry cash around at all times, so I can tip better. You just never know what kind of service you will get when you tip upon ordering with your credit/debit card. And I thought that's what tipping was SUPPOSED to be based on, service. I always give 20% if the server actually does their job and doesn't ignore us. I've tipped 20% at fast casual before and gotten ZERO service. They call my number and I go get my food, I refill my drinks, bus my own table, etc. For that instance 10% seems necessary. But in instances where they bring food, refill water, get you a second beer, grab your empty plates as you finish etc then 20% or more seems necessary.

I always assumed they charged a little more because they paid their servers/staff a little more at these kind of places. So you didn't have to spend as much on tipping as you would at a sit down restaurant.

Like I said, my solution might need to be always have cash on hand to leave a tip at the table.

Posted by ErinsFoodFiles on 06/21/2016 at 5:54 PM
Posted by musicturtle on 06/21/2016 at 2:13 PM

Re: “What'd You Eat This Weekend: Key Lime Pie, Drinks With Umbrellas and Nashville Hot Chicken … in Seattle?

We tried Rudie's for the first time on Saturday night and had a great meal, minus some oversalted sides. I had the blackened catfish poboy, which did not hold back on the spice (fine by me!). Husband had the lobster roll, which compares well with what we've had in NE. Both on the same soft, chewy roll. Wonder what the source is? Took a chance and started with a half dozen Malpeque oysters -- delicious. Beer selection was a plus. Lovely atmosphere. Wouldn't hesitate to return with the young'un to try their housemade sausage.

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Posted by Scaevola on 06/21/2016 at 9:13 AM

Re: “What'd You Eat This Weekend: Key Lime Pie, Drinks With Umbrellas and Nashville Hot Chicken … in Seattle?

Friday, the special taco at Bajo Sexto Lounge was Cochinita Pibil, suckling pig roasted whole in banana leaves.

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Posted by the dude abideth on 06/20/2016 at 7:17 PM

Re: “What'd You Eat This Weekend: Key Lime Pie, Drinks With Umbrellas and Nashville Hot Chicken … in Seattle?

I went over budget as far dining out goes this past weekend.

Friday lunch I picked up a chicken banh mi from Vui's Kitchen. It was really good. The grilled French baguette was particularly awesome.

For dinner Friday night we went to Cochon for their Friday fried catfish special. Delicious. Duck pastrami sliders and shrimp ceviche were also great.

Saturday evening we had early dinner at Bricktop's. I've been a little burned out by new Nashville lately so the always dependably good chain was the perfect fit. We had 2 babies with us and the staff couldn't have been more accommodating.

And Father's Day lunch I picked up a few pounds of pork and turkey from Martin's on Belmont. My family would mainline their white sauce if we had the gear.

It was a delicious if not expensive weekend.

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Posted by mike on 06/20/2016 at 6:48 PM

Re: “It's hot dog season — here's a look at some of the best spots in town to get your paws on a wiener

Porter Road Butcher dogs:

1) They are almost certainly the very best hot dogs that I have ever been priveleged to eat.

2) I will probably never, ever buy them again.

...why?..

3) Because once you get in their door, you see: brats, Italians, chorizos, andouille, who-knows-what there'll be on any particular day; soooo many wonderful sausages -- that are, all of them, even *better* than those astoundingly delicious hot dogs!

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Posted by a yam what a yam on 06/20/2016 at 4:37 PM

Re: “Open Thread: What Type of New Restaurant Does Nashville Actually Need?

Juanny - Dude - why you u act so not nice? I know you like a nice sannywich and we ees happy to make them for you. Jamaicaway, though, how could you after all the running around I do for you? My dude is a man man. He no tuck and run. He no rice and beans either, he likes the pork.

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Posted by Juanita Conchita Revelator on 06/20/2016 at 3:19 PM

Re: “Open Thread: What Type of New Restaurant Does Nashville Actually Need?

My son The Dude Abideth, John the Revelator, Who Me?, Mahatma, winencheese, Mammy, John Rogers etc. losing his cool again under his only non deleted screen name. What a shame, he normally holds it together over here and saves his truly psychotic outbursts for Pith. Must be off his meds again, to think of the tricks I turn to pay for those things

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Posted by Revelator's Mom on 06/20/2016 at 2:54 PM

Re: “Open Thread: What Type of New Restaurant Does Nashville Actually Need?

I hurt the Dude's feelings - made him feel inadequate it seems and now he is lashing out.

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Posted by YummYumm on 06/20/2016 at 1:44 PM

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