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Posted on May 3 at 7:30 a.m.

It's all a matter of personal taste. I'd rate Cajun over Esau's but not by much. It would be a question of how long the line is at each place.
As for Tupelo, IMHO, it is way over-rated and similarly over-priced, and the faux-homey decor seems overly gentrified and tourist oriented to me. Cajun and Esau's are functional mostly local clientele, hash-house blue collar joints: much more to my liking.

On Cajun Kitchen on De La Vina

Posted on January 28 at 8:45 p.m.

Dunno about this camel's back... online sources say Baupost is old Boston money to the tune of $1.7 billion. They may be in this for the long, costly haul. Steve Amerikaner always aligns himself with big bucks.

On Trouble in Paradise?

Posted on November 8 at 8:48 p.m.

Twiins were inexperienced amateurs who got in way over their heads and dragged a bunch of others underwater with them. No basis for a lawsuit or even sympathy for these two.

Still, I wish the city big enchiladas would pursue policies of enforcing rules and ordinances on the nasty panhandlers and the obnoxious homeless (as opposed to the unobtrusive simply homeless) as strictly as they did with the twiins.

On Twiins Tailspin into Bankruptcy

Posted on October 15 at 7:25 p.m.

I reached the tipping point with homeless people last week when I walked by a guy pissing on the corner of the Courthouse lawn right next to the sidewalk at 10 o'clock in the morning.

On Cabrillo Ball Field Getting Fenced In

Posted on August 23 at 3 p.m.

info, you don't get it... a lot of kids who have adopted a gang mentality DO want to end up in chains and pictured in the newspaper and on TV. It is viewed as success within the life.

On Hendry’s Beach Murder Suspect in Court

Posted on August 23 at 8:04 a.m.

revisionist: Indy isn't responsible for the smirky arrogance that the defendant presents. Murder charges are his moment in the sun and he looks as if he has achieved stardom in his own mind. The photos are simply conveying his expressions. It is up to the viewer to decide if they glorify the guy or whether the images capture his pathetic, very limited mentality.

On Hendry’s Beach Murder Suspect in Court

Posted on August 16 at 10:18 a.m.

Too big next to the Arlington. Views of the most singular building in the downtown area will be lost almost completely from Victoria Street. Look at the story poles.

Also, too pricey. IMHO, we shoujld support affordable rental development downtown but there is no market for million dollar plus condos, nor will there be even by 2018.

On New Vision for Old Vons Lot

Posted on August 14 at 10:33 a.m.

OK, JohnLocke, case made... have a great life in the midwest. You've found your place in the sun, so why do keep ranting about California?

On The Gloomiest Gloom Ever?

Posted on July 10 at 2:24 p.m.

Bob Carman was a generous, congenial, insightful man who was a great positive role model and influence on many distance runners over the past five decades.

On Obituary for Robert A. Carman

Posted on June 16 at 6:43 p.m.

Both Dudley and Lynn seem like ruthless competitors -- a trait to be valued in a criminal law attorney.

But, really, after attacking Dudley's ethics and competence so viciously during the campaign, who would expect that Lynn would continue to work in the DA's office under her leadership? And why on earth would he want to work for her? And what boss would want a bitter rival in a position of great responsibility within the organization.

Bear in mind that Bramsen is legally forbidden to go public with any specifics of a personnel matter but Lynn is free to say anything he wants without fear of contradiction.
Also, since he is an at-will employee he can be let go at any moment without cause... so what possible basis could there be for a lawsuit?

Lynn is a smart guy and he knew from the get-go how this would turn out. If he were as ethical and classy as he is smart then he would have resigned on election night. Instead he decided to stick around and get a lot more media coverage to launch whatever his next career move will be.

On Josh Lynn Terminated

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