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Old 05-13-2007, 11:52 AM   #11
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I hope you didn't like eating there all that much!

Explanation: There is a little seafood shack on the Pacific Coast Highay, right near (Los Angeles/Ventura) County Line, where the surfers, bikers, and other locals would congregate for fresh fish, clams, crab, corn on the cob, cold beer and soda, and good conversation. Nothing fancy at all, about six tables inside, maybe ten or twelve on the covered patio out front, small parking lot for cars, a special parking lot right in front for motorcycles, outside toilet, steamed stuff in the back, fired stuff in the front. Good food, finely done, at very reasonable prices. Then one day Rachael Ray and her $40.00 A Day road crew showed up. There went the neighborhood! No place to park any more, no place to sit either, huge lines at the register, prices went up and up and up. They had to add seating with picnic tables on top of the hill overlooking the parking lot, and the had to add a couple more outhouses. No way to add any more parking though. Every time we'd cruise around the parking lot waiting for someone to leave, you could distinctly hear these words eminating from our car: &%#%@*&%#$@ that Rachael Ray!
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Old 05-13-2007, 11:59 AM   #12
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I hope you didn't like eating there all that much!

Explanation: There is a little seafood shack on the Pacific Coast Highay, right near (Los Angeles/Ventura) County Line, where the surfers, bikers, and other locals would congregate for fresh fish, clams, crab, corn on the cob, cold beer and soda, and good conversation. Nothing fancy at all, about six tables inside, maybe ten or twelve on the covered patio out front, small parking lot for cars, a special parking lot right in front for motorcycles, outside toilet, steamed stuff in the back, fired stuff in the front. Good food, finely done, at very reasonable prices. Then one day Rachael Ray and her $40.00 A Day road crew showed up. There went the neighborhood! No place to park any more, no place to sit either, huge lines at the register, prices went up and up and up. They had to add seating with picnic tables on top of the hill overlooking the parking lot, and the had to add a couple more outhouses. No way to add any more parking though. Every time we'd cruise around the parking lot waiting for someone to leave, you could distinctly hear these words eminating from our car: &%#%@*&%#$@ that Rachael Ray!
That pretty cool though, ya gotta admit!! It also prolly gave the business a boost!
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Old 05-13-2007, 01:17 PM   #13
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That's terrific!!! I love Alton's shows, & he continues to be one of the few shows on Food Network I still watch regularly.
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Old 05-13-2007, 02:16 PM   #14
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I hope you didn't like eating there all that much!

Explanation: There is a little seafood shack on the Pacific Coast Highay, right near (Los Angeles/Ventura) County Line, where the surfers, bikers, and other locals would congregate for fresh fish, clams, crab, corn on the cob, cold beer and soda, and good conversation. Nothing fancy at all, about six tables inside, maybe ten or twelve on the covered patio out front, small parking lot for cars, a special parking lot right in front for motorcycles, outside toilet, steamed stuff in the back, fired stuff in the front. Good food, finely done, at very reasonable prices. Then one day Rachael Ray and her $40.00 A Day road crew showed up. There went the neighborhood! No place to park any more, no place to sit either, huge lines at the register, prices went up and up and up. They had to add seating with picnic tables on top of the hill overlooking the parking lot, and the had to add a couple more outhouses. No way to add any more parking though. Every time we'd cruise around the parking lot waiting for someone to leave, you could distinctly hear these words eminating from our car: &%#%@*&%#$@ that Rachael Ray!
Actually, there's no way anyone can eat there. It's not a restaurant. It's just a small barbecue shack with a huge cooking pit in the back. It's right on the main highway, with a gravel pull-off.

Ricky is the only one inside the shack. He dishes up the orders and hands them out a window to customers.

It's really good barbecue and Buck will sometimes drive by the place just to get a whiff of the heavenly smell.
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Old 05-13-2007, 05:55 PM   #15
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That's a pretty cool story, Katie.
No way he would stop in my little town either I have to drive 35 minutes just to get a decent pizza and there's 5 family owned (non-franchised) shops within 5 minutes from me. No good food to speak of except for your own. I would love to live in barbecue country or at least a place known for something edible other than its grape juice
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Old 05-13-2007, 06:26 PM   #16
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That's a pretty cool story, Katie.
No way he would stop in my little town either I have to drive 35 minutes just to get a decent pizza and there's 5 family owned (non-franchised) shops within 5 minutes from me. No good food to speak of except for your own. I would love to live in barbecue country or at least a place known for something edible other than its grape juice

Yeah another season of this show.
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Old 05-13-2007, 08:13 PM   #17
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Very cool Katie!!!!!!!! I met him in San Francisco - he's kind of a small guy - really took me by surprise!
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