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Cowbell for dinner

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by friend of the friendless, Mar 10, 2008.

  1. friend of the friendless

    friend of the friendless Active Member

    Sirs, Madames,

    The Significant Other, aka The Best Friend of FotF, is having her book launch tonight. Her book is (in Canada) Carnivore Chic: From Pasture to Plate, the Search for the Perfect Meat.

    I can't invite anybody--Penguin is looking after the invitations. But the site of the launch got me thinking. The launch is in a new-age steakhouse called Cowbell.

    I'm just wondering which poster's name would make this least mouth-watering name for a restaurant.

    YD&OHS, etc
     
  2. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    Best of luck to The Significant Other, Mr. Friend O', but this joint can't compare to the Paddock.
     
  3. DisembodiedOwlHead
     
  4. forever_town

    forever_town Active Member

    We have a winner!
     
  5. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Cowbell is a bad name for a steakhouse. Hits you between the eyes that you're dining on the family cow.

    Do they have photos of the slaughterhouse on the walls?

    "Boots" would be a great name for a steakhouse.

    One problem, the front door is the back door.
     
  6. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

  7. JR

    JR Active Member

    Mr. F

    Congrats to SB on her new book. Saw the excerpt in The Globe.

    HC & I were just talking about Cowbell the other day--it's out in our neck of the woods. TO Life had a review/profile.
     
  8. JR

    JR Active Member

    Actually, that IS the point of the restaurant.They want you to know where the animal that you're eating came from. Hence, the name of the book "Carnivore Chic" .

    http://www.torontolife.com/features/have-cow/

    It all started innocently enough, with dinner at Cowbell, the unassuming restaurant in Parkdale. The waiter had given us a rundown of the chalkboard menu, which famously lists farmers along with their produce. He told us how the Lake Erie perch had been caught. Where the chicken had been raised. What the steak had once eaten. “Do you want to tell us his name, too?” joked my dinner companion. “George,” deadpanned the waiter, without skipping a beat.
     
  9. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    To each his own. I prefer my victims to be anonymous.
     
  10. JR

    JR Active Member

    I've already put my name on the waiting list for George's kidney and liver. :)
     
  11. BillyT

    BillyT Active Member


    Ace's Steakhouse
    69 Herbert St
    Bowen QLD 4805
    Telephone: (07) 4786 1006

    Just sayin'
     
  12. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Our motto is: "You don't wanna know what you're eatin."
     
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