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Journeyman damaged by car crash; closed for repairs

enhF94 Jun 19, 2011 05:14 PM

From their Facebook page, cut and pasted verbatim:

"Journeyman had a car crash into its front facade this evening around 11pm. Until we have been able to repair the structural damage, we will be closed. People with reservations will be contacted, but until we are permitted to re-enter the space, assess the damage and recoup our losses, we will be closed & unable to answer our usual telephone number."

and later in the thread...

"Just a quick note to say that no one was injured. We.re shoring up the damaged wall as best we can and crossing our fingers for quick and easy repairs."

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  1. Bob Dobalina RE: enhF94 Jun 20, 2011 06:14 AM

    How in the world? That location is the last place I would ever think of a car crash....

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      enhF94 RE: Bob Dobalina Jun 20, 2011 06:42 AM

      I know, right? It'd be a pretty short run-up.

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        LeoLioness RE: enhF94 Jun 20, 2011 07:00 AM

        Wonder if the driver hit the gas and not the brake when they were turning around to get out of that back lot?

    2. barleywino RE: enhF94 Jun 20, 2011 08:10 AM

      maybe they can add a new dish to their menu: chicken under brick

      http://www.bonappetit.com/tipstools/t...
      http://dinersjournal.blogs.nytimes.co...

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        opinionatedchef RE: barleywino Jun 20, 2011 02:57 PM

        barley, Shame on you! ;-)

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          barleywino RE: opinionatedchef Jun 20, 2011 06:11 PM

          yeah i admit that was in poor taste

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          jjbourgeois RE: barleywino Jun 22, 2011 05:31 AM

          So Journeyman doesn't have a drive thru window? ;-)

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          bella_sarda RE: enhF94 Jun 20, 2011 08:14 AM

          That's really too bad. I was just there on Saturday for their outdoor barbecue, thinking it would be nice to check it out soon.

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            meaganl RE: bella_sarda Jun 22, 2011 03:22 PM

            I saw somewhere (Twitter? Facebook?) that they might be able to continue having their Saturday outdoor BBQ. Not sure if that's confirmed, though.

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              bella_sarda RE: meaganl Jun 22, 2011 08:49 PM

              That would be nice. I only got a 1/4 chicken, thigh and drumstick, last week, no sides---I was low on cash after the farmer's market. The chicken was on the underdone side, however, and there were parts that i couldn't even eat. Next time I'd ask them to throw it back on the grill for a few more minutes. The pulled pork looked good. The veal rib was intriguing-looking, but also a bit pale/grey. The cornbread looked very eggy, almost like spoonbread, in a could be very good or very wrong kind of way! Very curious to try some of these items.

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            hyde RE: enhF94 Jun 22, 2011 01:28 AM

            this happened to king fung II in brookline a couple of years ago. cop car, high speed chase, i believe. i smell conspiracy!

            1. tatsu RE: enhF94 Jun 22, 2011 08:07 AM

              Well the first thing that came to my mind is that a Fung Wah bus got very very lost.

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