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The Website You Always Wanted to See, But Were Afraid To Ask For

shekamoo Dec 16, 2010 07:01 AM

www.theblackhoof.com

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  1. jlunar Dec 16, 2010 07:26 AM

    finally!

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      JennaBean Dec 16, 2010 07:30 AM

      I love the people link!!! Great site.

      1. T Long Dec 16, 2010 07:40 AM

        Thanks...it's so interesting!

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          millygirl Dec 16, 2010 10:06 AM

          Leave it to The Hoof....so fresh. Well done!

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          bytepusher Dec 16, 2010 10:08 AM

          Way above average by the woeful standards of most restaurant web sites, no clicks for the essentials, no PDFs or flash, actually renders nicely on an iPhone, and doesn't look like complete crap on a Blackberry which is an achievement. The people thing is fun but frankly a waste of somebody's money. Why it took 2+ years is a complete mystery.

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            chocabot Dec 16, 2010 10:46 AM

            I quite like the people profiles!
            It's endearing, and the way it takes up the whole page is nice.

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              Splendid Wine Snob Dec 16, 2010 10:53 AM

              I like the people profiles-they are obviously proud of their staff and confident in low turnover. That speaks volumes.

              SWS

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                xiolablue Dec 16, 2010 10:56 AM

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                  bytepusher Dec 16, 2010 11:41 AM

                  As a nice add on, it's great, as a reason to delay the whole site for months and months not so much. As for what this says about turnover, time will tell, I wish I had a nickel for every site I see with staff profiles of people who haven't worked in a place for months.

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                    pinstripeprincess Dec 16, 2010 11:49 AM

                    one profile already says that they will be leaving soon...

            2. Kagemusha Dec 16, 2010 12:10 PM

              Thought the food was the point. Why all the oversharing?

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                Pincus Dec 16, 2010 12:24 PM

                This is one oif the best web sites I've ever seen, never mind on a food theme or not.

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                  JennaBean Dec 16, 2010 12:27 PM

                  I agree. I think it was worth the wait. I'd rather them get it right the first time then spend two years and various site trying to figure it out. I think it fits their brand to a tee! I'm so impressed I may send them a note about it!

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                    downtownfoodie Dec 17, 2010 06:29 AM

                    there were links to something other than the food? :)

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