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by Jay Carroll
June 12th, 2017, 2:27 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Chicago Restaurant Thread
Replies: 834
Views: 46185

Chicago Restaurant Thread

Corey N. wrote:
Jay Carroll wrote:Will admit- I did feel a bit old-
That's because you are old. More than a bit, too.
Guilty as charged....
by Jay Carroll
June 12th, 2017, 2:01 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Chicago Restaurant Thread
Replies: 834
Views: 46185

Chicago Restaurant Thread

So many great al fresco dining options, but yes, losing Cotton Duck was a major loss. Some favorites of mine include: - RM Champagne - Table Donkey and Stick - Parsons Chicken and Fish (more bar than restaurant) - Piccolo Sogno - Hayward Tavern (sleeper restaurant - so good) Many more - but that's ...
by Jay Carroll
June 6th, 2017, 4:56 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Chicago Restaurant Thread
Replies: 834
Views: 46185

Chicago Restaurant Thread

I think the patio at Piccolo Sogno is about as good of an outdoor space as there is in the city. A great place to have an excellent meal on a nice evening. I seem to recall they allow corkage- it might be $25 a bottle.

Question to other Chicagoans- what are your favorite al fresco places??
by Jay Carroll
June 4th, 2017, 6:32 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Harris Poll Best Burger Brand
Replies: 132
Views: 11509

Harris Poll Best Burger Brand

My only problem with the Portillos burger is that is can be pretty dry.
by Jay Carroll
May 17th, 2017, 9:40 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Memphis TN, Greenville & Natchez MS
Replies: 4
Views: 374

Memphis TN, Greenville & Natchez MS

Steve

Not sure if Oxford MS is possible- but its really a cool town. Has some good dining options also.
by Jay Carroll
May 16th, 2017, 8:57 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Nashville and Surrounding area Eats?????
Replies: 73
Views: 5212

Nashville and Surrounding area Eats?????

Back from Nashville- really had a great time. After a long somewhat miserable drive in the rain- we made our first stop at Hattie B's. I am a wimp- and had watched the Boudain episode from Nashville and he complained of having some intestinal issues after the really hot chicken- so went with the mil...
by Jay Carroll
April 21st, 2017, 2:23 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Nashville TN
Replies: 6
Views: 843

Nashville TN

I am headed to Nashville for a wedding- going to 5th and Taylor one night. Asked about corkage- $25.
by Jay Carroll
April 21st, 2017, 2:22 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Nashville and Surrounding area Eats?????
Replies: 73
Views: 5212

Nashville and Surrounding area Eats?????

Headed to Nashville for a wedding - have 2 days before the event Saturday. Have resy's at the Treehouse and 5th and Taylor. Anyone been?- Treehouse suggested by a board member and 5th and Taylor by a local. Plan on Pinewood Social for a cocktail before dinner. Also- curious on the hot chicken thing....
by Jay Carroll
April 11th, 2017, 6:06 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Chicago Restaurant Thread
Replies: 834
Views: 46185

Chicago Restaurant Thread

I guess I haven't been out for a steak in awhile- at least downtown. When did the admission fee for a NY strip get above $65???
by Jay Carroll
March 28th, 2017, 1:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2011 Marcassin - Made the list!
Replies: 79
Views: 8541

2011 Marcassin - Made the list!

Hmmmm I did not get a thing - been on list for 6 years.
by Jay Carroll
March 28th, 2017, 11:56 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: NYC restaurants that wont break the bank...
Replies: 32
Views: 2213

NYC restaurants that wont break the bank...

Thanks to all...keep em coming!
by Jay Carroll
March 28th, 2017, 8:05 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: NYC restaurants that wont break the bank...
Replies: 32
Views: 2213

NYC restaurants that wont break the bank...

Jorge I got that - but looking for suggestions- Italian would be one of the suggestions. But anything with the under 25ish for entrees. I know there are a lot , but looking for suggestions for my friend and her daughter- who is under 21
by Jay Carroll
March 28th, 2017, 7:14 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: NYC restaurants that wont break the bank...
Replies: 32
Views: 2213

NYC restaurants that wont break the bank...

Looking for some suggestions...good, solid places that won't cost an arm and a leg...

Thanks!
by Jay Carroll
March 27th, 2017, 9:58 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Chicago Restaurant Thread
Replies: 834
Views: 46185

Chicago Restaurant Thread

Anyone been to Longman And Eagle lately?? I seem to recall there have been some changes.

Thanks
by Jay Carroll
March 22nd, 2017, 4:44 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Chicago Restaurant Thread
Replies: 834
Views: 46185

Chicago Restaurant Thread

So question about Schwa- can you request that you handle the wine service yourself? I would guess that would take care of the wine service issue.
by Jay Carroll
March 20th, 2017, 7:46 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Chicago Area Offline - March 29, Steak & Vine
Replies: 100
Views: 6130

Chicago Area Offline - March 29, Steak & Vine

Turns out I may not be able to attend- will know more by the end of the week
by Jay Carroll
March 1st, 2017, 8:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Seafood gumbo tonight- what to pair with it?
Replies: 29
Views: 1016

Seafood gumbo tonight- what to pair with it?

Ended up opening this - very good with the gumbo !!
by Jay Carroll
February 28th, 2017, 10:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Seafood gumbo tonight- what to pair with it?
Replies: 29
Views: 1016

Seafood gumbo tonight- what to pair with it?

This will not be too spicey
by Jay Carroll
February 28th, 2017, 10:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Seafood gumbo tonight- what to pair with it?
Replies: 29
Views: 1016

Seafood gumbo tonight- what to pair with it?

I'm not making the gumbo - just eating !! Got lots of beer - but need a wine too!

Thanks for suggestions!!
by Jay Carroll
February 28th, 2017, 7:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Seafood gumbo tonight- what to pair with it?
Replies: 29
Views: 1016

Seafood gumbo tonight- what to pair with it?

Fish, crab, shrimp and Andouille- what to pair with it???????
by Jay Carroll
February 15th, 2017, 9:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2009 Rhys Horseshoe Chardonnay
Replies: 1
Views: 211

2009 Rhys Horseshoe Chardonnay

Pop and pour

Color seems a bit advanced. Tropical fruit on nose and palate. Lacks acidity - drink these up. Not sure how well this is holding up, disappointed
by Jay Carroll
February 14th, 2017, 9:56 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Latest SQN ....
Replies: 2
Views: 710

Latest SQN ....

Looking to share- would be one each of the reds and 2 of the whites. PM for details.

Thanks

Jay
by Jay Carroll
January 31st, 2017, 4:55 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: No Girls allocation
Replies: 0
Views: 314

No Girls allocation

Anyone want it let me know- all yours

PM with any interest
by Jay Carroll
January 23rd, 2017, 5:27 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WINE SHIPPERS NEEDED
Replies: 3
Views: 496

WINE SHIPPERS NEEDED

Larry

I will drop some off this week
by Jay Carroll
January 19th, 2017, 12:11 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Carlisle allocation
Replies: 0
Views: 344

Carlisle allocation

Latest release - not buying this time- can ship direct.
by Jay Carroll
January 18th, 2017, 5:52 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Saxum available
Replies: 0
Views: 298

Saxum available

Newest release....PM with interest.
by Jay Carroll
January 12th, 2017, 2:51 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Chicago Area Offline - March 29, Steak & Vine
Replies: 100
Views: 6130

Chicago Area Offline Feeler Thread - March 29 or 31?

Do we have a date set yet? Which of the two? Should start putting details in the OP, including theme Hey Todd, I've been putting the updates in post #14. Feel free and copy it to the OP. That's perfect, thanks - I just pointed the OP to that post. We need an actual theme, I just didn't want Bordeau...
by Jay Carroll
January 12th, 2017, 5:57 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Chicago Area Offline - March 29, Steak & Vine
Replies: 100
Views: 6130

Chicago Area Offline Feeler Thread - March 29 or 31?

Ok no Bordeaux....but what about some Cab?? The steaks were great at Steak and Vine...and think I would be having that.
by Jay Carroll
December 16th, 2016, 5:23 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Bong Appetite
Replies: 1
Views: 377

Bong Appetite

Flipping through channels- the Viceland channel came up. The cooking with weed while interesting, nothing compared to Pax Mahle showing off how he makes a marijuana infuse Rose....

https://www.viceland.com/en_us/video/le ... 5138779?=1
by Jay Carroll
December 11th, 2016, 3:34 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Chicago 2016 Michelin star recipients announced
Replies: 28
Views: 1718

Chicago 2016 Michelin star recipients announced

I know Parachute got a star- and remember how much Corey enjoyed his meal there .. ;)
by Jay Carroll
December 6th, 2016, 2:32 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Lots for sale- Cab, Pinot, Syah, Chards...
Replies: 5
Views: 1702

Lots for sale- Cab, Pinot, Syah, Chards...

updated- couple magnums added.
by Jay Carroll
December 6th, 2016, 2:15 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Rhys Chardonnay 6 pack gone
Replies: 4
Views: 790

Rhys Chardonnay 6 pack gone

Sold
by Jay Carroll
December 6th, 2016, 5:14 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Rhys Chardonnay 6 pack gone
Replies: 4
Views: 790

Rhys Chardonnay 6 pack

bump....will split shipping
by Jay Carroll
December 2nd, 2016, 7:53 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Lots for sale- Cab, Pinot, Syah, Chards...
Replies: 5
Views: 1702

Lots for sale- Cab, Pinot, Syah, Chards...

Another update with sold - still some good ones !!
by Jay Carroll
December 2nd, 2016, 9:06 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Lots for sale- Cab, Pinot, Syah, Chards...
Replies: 5
Views: 1702

Lots for sale- Cab, Pinot, Syah, Chards...

bump - updated with sold and new pricing- really want to move this.

Thanks!
by Jay Carroll
December 2nd, 2016, 5:06 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Top Chef Season 14
Replies: 63
Views: 3667

Top Chef Season 14

Interesting bringing back people from past seasons- lots of talent on display. But have to admit this show may have run its course for me.
by Jay Carroll
November 25th, 2016, 7:57 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Lots for sale- Cab, Pinot, Syah, Chards...
Replies: 5
Views: 1702

Lots for sale- Cab, Pinot, Syah, Chards...

Bump- price changes - want to move this.
by Jay Carroll
November 23rd, 2016, 11:47 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Question- how does Westvleteren age
Replies: 11
Views: 810

Question- how does Westvleteren age

Just checked- 23.10.16- does this mean was bottled in 2011??
by Jay Carroll
November 22nd, 2016, 2:46 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Question- how does Westvleteren age
Replies: 11
Views: 810

Question- how does Westvleteren age

Can you tell when it was bottled??
by Jay Carroll
November 22nd, 2016, 1:09 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Question- how does Westvleteren age
Replies: 11
Views: 810

Question- how does Westvleteren age

Just found 3 bottles while doing inventory to sell some wines. Would guess I have had this at least 3 years- maybe 4. Just curious.
by Jay Carroll
November 21st, 2016, 6:51 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Rhys Chardonnay 6 pack gone
Replies: 4
Views: 790

Rhys Chardonnay 6 pack

Thanksgiving sale.....$350....
by Jay Carroll
November 20th, 2016, 8:14 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Lots for sale- Cab, Pinot, Syah, Chards...
Replies: 5
Views: 1702

Lots for sale- Cab, Pinot, Syah, Chards...

Changes in life and interests - so selling off good chunk of my wine. Most purchased on release and stored in an active cellar. Not interested in singles. Shipping window is closing- so prices are very good. Buyer pays shipping. Title transfers when dropped at shipper. PM with interest and or offers...
by Jay Carroll
November 17th, 2016, 3:31 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: New Glarus Spotted Cow Grand Cru
Replies: 3
Views: 605

New Glarus Spotted Cow Grand Cru

different strokes...I love a nice cold spotted Cow on a warm summers day..
by Jay Carroll
November 17th, 2016, 4:56 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Rhys Chardonnay 6 pack gone
Replies: 4
Views: 790

Rhys Chardonnay 6 pack

Bump- this is a bit under release.
by Jay Carroll
November 14th, 2016, 4:44 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: New Glarus Spotted Cow Grand Cru
Replies: 3
Views: 605

New Glarus Spotted Cow Grand Cru

Just got a couple 4 packs - totally agree with the notes below- good stuff BEER Grand moo Spotted Cow Grand Cru from New Glarus Brewing Company by ROBIN SHEPARD NOVEMBER 9, 2016 Spotted Cow is the New Glarus Brewing Company’s best seller, and it’s become the go-to craft beer standard in Wisconsin ta...
by Jay Carroll
November 14th, 2016, 11:07 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Rhys Chardonnay 6 pack gone
Replies: 4
Views: 790

Rhys Chardonnay 6 pack gone

SOLD

2 each

2010 Alpine
2012 Horseshoe
2012 Alpine


Buyer pays shipping. Title transfers once with shipping company.
Bought direct.

PM with interest.

Thanks
by Jay Carroll
November 11th, 2016, 2:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MARC LAZAR OF DOMAINE WINE STORAGE AND CELLAR ADVISORS CHARGED WITH TWO FELONY COUNTS
Replies: 1031
Views: 135039

MARC LAZAR OF DOMAINE WINE STORAGE AND CELLAR ADVISORS CHARGED WITH TWO FELONY COUNTS

Victor Hong wrote:My point is not that a brokered policy is questionable, but that an unlicensed broker can leave a consumer naked of enforceable coverage.
Without seeing the policy I don't know. But my guess is that the broker named on the policy is TDC and the policy should be fine.

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