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Re: “A Visit to Barbie’s Bar Light

Hey....she paid a pretty penny for those perky puppies.....She'll never be ashamed of them!

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Posted by mejjep on 05/18/2017 at 1:57 PM

Re: “A Visit to Barbie’s Bar Light

Yeah, ol' tired azz needs to cover up.

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Posted by LF Darnall on 05/16/2017 at 8:04 PM

Re: “Lucky Cat Opening in Crosstown

Gee, and I thought it was a cat restaurant...

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Dan Hope on 05/16/2017 at 12:09 PM

Re: “Lucky Cat Opening in Crosstown

If I can get buckwheat soba noodles there, I foresee a happy tummy future.

0 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by OakTree on 05/12/2017 at 8:05 PM

Re: “A Visit to Barbie’s Bar Light

Was thinking about hitting this pub up, but that pic of T Webb kinda scared me.

3 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Long Duck Dong on 05/11/2017 at 5:56 PM

Re: “Majestic Owners Plan New Concept for Beale Street Landing

The entire space needs a taste makeover. From the trashy gift shop to the prior restaurant that used to hand print signs and tape them around the space their is a lack of presentation. Of course the ugly orange box sitting on top of the building was a RDC add on and not in the original design. Translation: RDC has no taste.

6 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by BP45 on 05/08/2017 at 7:41 PM

Re: “Upsetting the Food Cart

You're right, it's just too hard to regulate disadvantaged small business entrepreneurs out of the food service industry if they aren't locked inside a building first.

Best to ban the whole mobile food industry. Last thing we need is some pleb bootstrapping himself up to a brick and mortar store and getting ideas above their station.


Keep that wingtipped boot down hard on those scrofulous peasants, that's the best plan. Lord knows if they ever get on they'll be the ones doing the neck stepping, so it's best to get those kicks in while they're down.

/\the above post contains satire.

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Posted by FUNKbrs on 05/01/2017 at 10:41 AM

Re: “Upsetting the Food Cart

Plus inspecting a fixed location is easier since you know where it is and where it will be tomorrow. A food truck or cart is .... MOBILE ! And can be hard to catch when its time for an inspection. And forget about surprise inspections since the HD doesn't know where you will be that day. Maybe food trucks/carts should register with HD and state where they will be operating each day and if they are operating elsewhere there should be a fine?

Posted by Fred on 05/01/2017 at 10:13 AM

Re: “Liquor Before Beer …

I always heard the adage as "liquor before beer, never fear; beer before whiskey, mighty risky". And doesn't it sound more pithy? More alliterative? Or even more southern?

I agree it's good advice not to drink on an empty stomach, especially with hard liquor. I find bread is usually available at a bar, so it's a good idea to eat a little to provide a buffer against rapid alcohol absorption (sure recipe for a hangover). And watch the alcohol content in your beer -- there's much more variation these days among brands, especially with craft beers. It started with those "ice" beers, that were about 5 percent alcohol (stronger than the normal 3.5 percent mainstream beers), but now you might order a craft beer that pushes 7 or even 9 percent. I drink beer mostly for the taste, but unfortunately my drinking arm only has one speed setting, so I must avoid the high-alcohol beers!

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Posted by saywhatbro on 04/30/2017 at 12:10 PM

Re: “Zaka Bowl Expands Menu, No Longer Vegan

I look forward to trying it. The cult of veganism is blind to its own shortcomings.

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Posted by Andrew Mullis on 04/25/2017 at 12:11 PM

Re: “Zaka Bowl Expands Menu, No Longer Vegan

Trendiness eventually wears off.

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Posted by East Memphis Mark on 04/24/2017 at 7:41 PM

Re: “Zaka Bowl Expands Menu, No Longer Vegan

It sounds like he was going to close unless he made the change, so your option is no restaurant like Zaka Bowl or one that serves two non-vegan items.

9 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by MollyP on 04/24/2017 at 4:01 PM

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