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#1501 bettyjoan

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Posted 02 September 2014 - 12:07 PM

Wow, so many new members - welcome!  I have had a travel-heavy year and have been catching up on posts recently - I just wanted to invite all of our new members to the Fall Picnic (thread here) on September 28 at Fort Hunt Park.  It is a very casual but VERY delicious affair, where we all get together to enjoy the outdoors and each other's company.  Oh, and we eat a little, too.  :P


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#1502 Eddiebosox

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Posted 15 September 2014 - 03:04 PM

Hello,

 

My wife and I love eating and drinking our way through DC, and we have what we think are somewhat informed opinions on what we like and don’t like. But Yelp is way to juvenile and shallow a place for me, and this place seems much more informed. 


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#1503 Mark Dedrick

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Posted 15 September 2014 - 04:10 PM

Welcome Ed. I think you'll like it here. 


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#1504 lmkvale

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Posted 18 September 2014 - 07:45 AM

Big fan of good food (the closer to Laurel the better), CSA's (Gorman farm) and craft beer (Jailbreak). Always looking for restaurants in the region using local products with innovative dishes incorporating ingredients normally overlooked.

 

I look forward to learning more from the community!

 

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#1505 DonRocks

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Posted 23 September 2014 - 10:52 AM

I want to welcome our newest member, Karen Bernard. Karen is a friend of mine from high school where she was a star softball player, and even set the Montgomery County record for the girl's 50-yard dash! She was one of the best Athletes in Junior High School ("before she realized she liked boys," her sister Diane says). Karen, it is an honor and a privilege to have you as a member here. 


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#1506 joepapsu71

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Posted 28 September 2014 - 10:51 AM

This is my first venture into a website like this and I am very excited.  Now that we are retired and do a fair amount of traveling this will be fun finding out about restaurants and reporting back on others.  We will also report on restaurants we frequent in Southern CA.



#1507 Shrades

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Posted 10 October 2014 - 12:00 PM

I have a friend who used this site to locate fine dining in Myrtle Beach, S.C. the 2 we went to were absolutely fabulous.  That made me want to join and this is the first post.  Castanos Italian Steakhouse and Midtown Bistro were some of the best restaurants I have eaten at period.  What a great site and tool to be able to use. 



#1508 DonRocks

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Posted 10 October 2014 - 02:08 PM

This is my first venture into a website like this and I am very excited.  Now that we are retired and do a fair amount of traveling this will be fun finding out about restaurants and reporting back on others.  We will also report on restaurants we frequent in Southern CA.

 

Joe, thank you for introducing yourself. I spent a month in Los Angeles (and Laguna Beach) earlier this year, and really learned a lot about the food scene there and in Orange County. We need an expert from that part of the country - someone with real local knowledge - might it be you?


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#1509 DonRocks

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Posted 10 October 2014 - 02:59 PM

I have a friend who used this site to locate fine dining in Myrtle Beach, S.C. the 2 we went to were absolutely fabulous.  That made me want to join and this is the first post.  Castanos Italian Steakhouse and Midtown Bistro were some of the best restaurants I have eaten at period.  What a great site and tool to be able to use. 

 

Shrades, nothing makes me happier than when I hear a post such as yours. Whoever recommended those restaurants (I'm not sure who it was) had a positive impact on your life, and I wonder if people realize this when they write posts. This is what it's all about for me - making other people happy, and improving the quality of their lives. 

 

I saw where you're from on the Member Roster, and I hope you write about some of the restaurants in your home area. Who knows, maybe one day we'll have forums for those cities, and I might be asking you to be forum host; in the meantime, you should be able to find the correct threads in the Intrepid Traveler Forum.

 

Thank you Shrades, for joining, for using the website, and for posting your own thanks about Myrtle Beach. Consider sending the authors of the posts which you used a PM (Private Message) to thank them personally. Just click on the little "envelope" icon on the top-right of this screen which will take you into the "Messenger" system. This is a totally private system that administrators do not have access to, and is equivalent to sending a private email.

 

(One Important Warning: If anyone sends you a PM, and you receive it via email, DO NOT REPLY TO THE EMAIL or it will go to the membership@donrockwell.com inbox - that is the one-and-only thing that keeps the system from being 100% private. A rather humorously embarrassing message was send to our poor membership director just a few days ago in this fashion - the first time that has happened in many, many months. Don't use email to reply! Use the PM system itself to reply! Only two of us (me and Pat) have access to that inbox, and honestly, neither of us care, but still, your personal messages are none of our business, and we'd like to keep it that way. There are strong warnings when you receive those emails, but people sometimes don't read them - don't use email to reply to a PM!) :)

 

I hope you continue to participate here - we have many "national-level" forums such as Fine Arts, News and Media, etc. We'd all love to have you participate and become a valued member of our community.

 

Cheers!

Rocks


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#1510 dmrenaud

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Posted Yesterday, 07:53 PM

Happy to join and make my first post about a new restaurant on H St, Driftwood. Looking forward to finding new exciting places to dine in th DC area. Cheers to all.
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