FDC #34: Handsome Hog

There are an awful lot of things that I, a born-and-raised Northerner, do not understand about The South.  Why do they still insist on calling it “The War for Southern Independence”, when it’s pretty universally acknowledged that they were wrong?  Why do they build multi-million dollar high school football stadiums?  Why…

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FDC #33: Heirloom

Up this week: FDC dines at Heirloom in St. Paul and newcomer Andrew (“The J”) writes his first web log (“blog” in fancy parlance) entry about eating. Well, I’ve got over 27 years of eating experience so this should be a piece of cake (ba dum tss). Heirloom’s vibe is…

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FDC #28: Nightingale

Always give the people what they want. There are so many instances of companies, politicians, and people interacting with the Honeycomb mascot that have forgotten this simple maxim. As such, after our trip to Nightingale, Fancy Dinner Club is going through a wholesale rebranding. Matt, always the first to arrive…

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FDC #27: Nighthawks

There are few things in life more satisfying and comforting than a meal from a diner. Anyone that can resist the allure of a restaurant serving all-day breakfast, burgers, and milkshakes has an iron will that is probably borderline unhealthy. Or that’s what I am telling myself after hearing from…

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FDC #26: 4 Bells

The 2010s have been marked by reboots and sequels. Mad Max: Fury Road and Sherlock are great. And for the most part, I am still pretty bullish on these shiny new re-treads going forward (new James Bond! Star Wars!), although others not so much (the potential Girl Clinton vs. Brother…

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