Archive for December, 2011

New Years Eve in Red Lion

2011/12/31

The Domain Chandon Champaign was sworded open by someone with a big sword.

Lady Gaga was on the TV. A toast to the new year with Don and Judy.

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JoBoys dinner in Lititz good for the relatives

2011/12/30

Maria and Jeff’s place, JoBoys in Lititz, was busy this Friday night. Aunt Toots got her two brothers ray and jay to join her. So did Kenny Fay and ethyl join the crew. Cousins Tom and mike were the youth at the event.

I had the beef ribs with okra and Mac and cheese. I had the red ale and uncle day had the Sally’s ass.

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ChickfilA is the Baltimore favorite lunch place

2011/12/26

Dave said it is his favorite too.

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Christmas day travel starts with sushi

2011/12/25

Sushi was great at the SFO airport for a Christmas breakfast at Sankaku. Rock & roll sushi. Yummmm.

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Christmas Eve service and dinner

2011/12/24

Dinner at Bob and Margaret’s place. Chicken salad. Kings egg rolls. Pasta from Frankie Johnny and louiges too.
Tamales – good – Marinas are better 🙂

Candle light service at MSCC. What Christmas Eve is all about.

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Christmas lights

2011/12/23

Two samples of Christmas lights in San Jose and Sunnyvale.

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Christmas lunch at st johns in Sunnyvale

2011/12/23

Has a nice lunch on the last day of work for the year for me in 2011.

The electric cloud lunch bunch.

Andreas, Prathop and Kevin had burgers and I had the blue chicken salad.

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Dinner at the Foreign Cinema in SF

2011/12/21

Dinner at the Foreign Cinema in SF

It was the holiday season and I had relatives in town so we picked a place off a list of say 50 good restaurant from one of Doug’s former employees.

Drinks first at the bar. CMD loved the sexy beast. Drinks were expensive.
Appetizers were a meat plate and cheese melt.
Main dishes were duck and tuna and chicken.
Dessert was lemon tart and grapefruit ice.

Everything was extremely tasty and in (very?) small proportions. This typifies what I think is a characteristic of a good restaurant experience. The best food comes in small concentrated flavor bites.

Doug and Marina and CMD and DMK all had a great time talking and celebrating Christmas.

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Sendoff dinner for Val at the Dude ranch

2011/12/20

Val cooked the potatoes. Rudy the lamb. DMK the fish.

Doug and Marina were the guests as they stopped by on their way to Louise Carlos and Wirthless over the holidays.

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Pho queen lunch in Sunnyvale

2011/12/19

The boss treated use for this holiday lunch at pho queen of Lawrence in Sunnyvale.

Huang Z and Mike P are the usuals in this once a month get together.

Both had new iPhones for the first time at this meeting!

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