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Forum: Road Food 03-10-2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,566
Posted By Steve A
Did someone say SPAIN?? YUM!

As it has been said, it depends on where you go. Like URMANIAC, I also lived in coastal (SW) Aldalusia for four years in the mid-late 80s. Since we were a fishing town, fresh fish and seafood was...
Forum: Road Food 09-24-2008, 06:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,199
Posted By Steve A
I was there from April 75 to May 80. I was...

I was there from April 75 to May 80. I was stationed at Edzell Base (RAF Edzell) during those years.

My #2 & #3 were born in Montrose and #1 was born in Dundee.

If your family was in the...
Forum: Road Food 09-23-2008, 05:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,199
Posted By Steve A
Corazon, I lived in Montrose, Brechin, Fern...

Corazon,

I lived in Montrose, Brechin, Fern and Edzell. Three of my four kids were born in Scotland: two in Montrose, one in Dundee.

Ciao,
Forum: Road Food 09-22-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,199
Posted By Steve A
I went to Scotland once in 1975... I returned to...

I went to Scotland once in 1975... I returned to US in 1980. At that point I had lived there more than 1/5th of my life.
Cheerio just now,
Forum: Road Food 08-10-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,477
Posted By Steve A
MD - Solomans and Snow Hill ... our Chesapeak Bay road trip

My wife and I managed to find two little gems during our recent weeklong "Around the Chesapeake Bay" trip in Maryland.

The first, CD Café (https://cdcafe.info/index.html), is located in an...
Forum: Road Food 05-01-2008, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,387
Posted By Steve A
Thumbs up Hey Jon

That town's off I-81 (BlueRidge area) SW of Roanoke.

I'll pass that link along. Thanks, amigo - hope you're both doing well.

Ciao,
Forum: Road Food 05-01-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,387
Posted By Steve A
VA - Christiansburg?

Anybody in this area? Some family members of a friend of mine are moving to that area. They'd love a heads up on good eats in the vicinity.

Ciao,
Forum: Terms & Techniques 03-11-2008, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,632
Posted By Steve A
Use a pasta insert

One easy way is to make your stock using a pasta cooker insert. When you lift the pasta basket out of the stockpot, the large pieces come right up and out.

Ciao,
Forum: Beef 03-06-2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,501
Posted By Steve A
You're asking the wrong people this question. If...

You're asking the wrong people this question. If you're in a restaurant, you should be "asking" your customers. Do folks in your area tend to favor one or over the other? Did you mention the...
Forum: Road Food 02-21-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,905
Posted By Steve A
I'm dragging this out of the cellar because I got...

I'm dragging this out of the cellar because I got a copy of Hampton Roads Magazine when I was in Newport News a bit ago. The Top 10 Hampton Roads Restaurants are:

1. Stove, The Restaurant,...
Forum: Road Food 10-08-2007, 09:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,165
Posted By Steve A
Update on Lone Cedars

I was just at the Outer Banks this past weekend (Oct 6th). Lone Cedar is back up and running. It appears to be larger than ever. The place was packed when I drove by.

Ciao,
Forum: Road Food 08-23-2007, 07:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,165
Posted By Steve A
Lone Cedars (Revisited)

For those who didn't know and do care, Lone Cedars burnt to the ground at the beginning of the summer season.

This past week I received an email from JWU alumni association that Lone Cedars was...
Forum: Road Food 08-14-2007, 07:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,905
Posted By Steve A
Thumbs up Not VB and not quite Ghent, but...

Garlic,

If you haven't tried them, give Luna Maya (2000 Colonial Ave) a shot. The sisters, Karla and Vivian, originally opened on Aragona Blvd in VB back in the mid-late 90s when I still lived...
Forum: Road Food 08-14-2007, 06:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,905
Posted By Steve A
I go to VB occasionally. Gus & George's is still...

I go to VB occasionally. Gus & George's is still there. Hey! They even repaved their meager parking lot. (I'd be willing to bet that piece of property is high value now that Towne Centre is...
Forum: Cookware 07-12-2007, 06:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,272
Posted By Steve A
Empty your fryer, allow to cool enough to work in...

Empty your fryer, allow to cool enough to work in it. Do a proper boil out, drain, cool some more. Then use a good ole "green pad" and hot water and elbow grease to finish it off. Rinse thoroughly...
Forum: Fish & Seafood 06-15-2007, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,236
Posted By Steve A
It was 30 mins as I recall. I used 1" thick...

It was 30 mins as I recall. I used 1" thick (minimum) fillets. The wrapping and the mustard kept moisture in and bacon fat/juices kept the mustard mixture moist. Maybe it was less than 30, you...
Forum: Fish & Seafood 06-14-2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,236
Posted By Steve A
If you liked that and have no aversion to pork...

If you liked that and have no aversion to pork products, I used to do a salmon fillet which I had slathered in a mixture of grainy dijon mustard and pure maple syrup for some upscale in-home...
Forum: Road Food 06-11-2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,934
Posted By Steve A
Vancouver BC or Vancouver WA? It makes a...

Vancouver BC or Vancouver WA? It makes a difference of about 300 miles and 5 hours.

Ciao,
Forum: Sauces 06-08-2007, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,698
Posted By Steve A
Fish sauce...

Fish sauce (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fish_sauce). Personally I use 3 Crabs Brand (https://www.earthy.com/3_Crabs_Brand_Fish_Sauce_Nuoc_Mam__24_oz_P490C67.cfm). It's available in most Asian...
Forum: Road Food 06-07-2007, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,199
Posted By Steve A
USS Alabama

FYI, there's no admission charge for a bearer of a US military ID card.

I can't remember any restaurants there as I haven't lived in that area since 1988.

Pensacola's part of the Redneck...
Forum: Appliances 06-06-2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,619
Posted By Steve A
You bought into a name brand that had no reason...

You bought into a name brand that had no reason for producing what they did. They're great for stand mixers, but out of their league or just trying to sell their name for anything else.

If room...
Forum: Road Food 04-09-2007, 05:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,905
Posted By Steve A
I was just in VB for Friday night and Saturday...

I was just in VB for Friday night and Saturday visiting an acquaintance from another food site when she came down for a wedding. She, my wife and I went to Black Angus on Atlantic and 8th or 9th. ...
Forum: Road Food 03-30-2007, 05:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,905
Posted By Steve A
As a former longtime VB resident I'll give a...

As a former longtime VB resident I'll give a thumbs up to Bangkok Garden. Zia Marie's out at Chicks Beach is (was) good. I used to be their sous chef when they first opened.

A restaurant that...
Forum: New Member Introductions! 02-26-2007, 07:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,478
Posted By Steve A
Happy Birthday KayLinda

Hi Kaaaay!

Hope you have yourself a very happy birthday today. (Msg left for you 'next door' as well.)

Ciao,
Forum: Road Food 02-18-2007, 09:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,165
Posted By Steve A
The last time I was at Weeping Radish, while...

The last time I was at Weeping Radish, while happy with the beer, I was very dissatified with the food and service. It'll take seeing a group of friends I haven't seen in awhile in order to get me...
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