The launch party for "The Little Women Cookbook: Novel Takes on Classic Recipes from Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy, and Friends," co-written by MetaFilter's own exceptinsects (more info in this projects post), is Saturday, Nov. 2, at Run for Cover in Ocean Beach. I propose an outing to the bookstore, then a stop at the Kaiserhof's Biergarten. [more inside]
I think we should have a meetup because it feels like it's been a while. I propose we meet at Mi Rancho in Silver Spring because it has an outside space, it's nearish the Metro, and restaurants with margaritas are good for drinkers and non-drinkers alike. [more inside]
After the Lesher Center/Lamplighters Music Theatre's 2pm performance of the Mikado, Mr Pocahontas and I will be walking over to Pomegranate...let's make it a Meetup! [more inside]
I'll be in Taipei from May 19 to May 23, and I'm interested in meeting up with anyone else who will be around. Looking for suggestions for places and times. This meetup is tentatively scheduled for Friday, May 22, pending confirmation. [more inside]
I kind of fell off the grid, so I don't know if this meetup ever happened. If so, how'd it go? Anyone want to try it now, or do it again if it did work out? [more inside]
I've been memailing mediareport about it, and we both agree that we need to have another meetup in March. I was thinking Gourmet Kingdom would be a great option because it's quiet during the week (meaning not quiet on Fri/Sat), it has a challenging/intimidating/exciting/fun Szechuan menu (attn: vegetarians: the braised eggplant is amazing!), and it's in the Chapel Hill/Carrboro part of the triangle, thus satisfying the "our turn" part of the rotation. There's ample parking, and plenty of nearby watering holes for afterwards should we want to maintain conversational momentum like last time in Raleigh. Would any Thursdays in March be bad for anyone? What Thursdays work best for you in March? What Thursdays work worst for you in March? Why wouldn't you want to meet up on a Thursday? What is it about those damned Thursdays? Do you know anybody named Thursday? Are they coming? Would they be embarrassed?
Let's indulge in the over-the-top, all-you-can-eat pierogi and sausage fest at Avondale restaurant Staropolska. Dinner is brought out family style in huge, sharable bowls. No one has ever left hungry from a Polish restaurant. [more inside]