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May 14, 2013 01:45 PM

Chad White Baja-Med popup dinner at Analog With guest Chef Diego Hernandez of Corazon de Tierra in Valle de Guadalupe.

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  1. Yeah...I'd really like to go, but they WILL HAVE A DJ TO GO WITH THE FINE DINING and I'm too old for that crap.

    Both very good chefs, and if it was a hushed and calm atmosphere where I could enjoy the conversation and company of MrsName I'd go in a second.

    But fine dining AND A DJ?

    No, gracias.

    7 Replies
    1. re: Fake Name

      Egad, I never use this (no tweets or texting interests).

      But this response absolutely calls for it: LOL

      1. re: Fake Name

        Right? The current disease afflicting the Gascramp. We're a club! We're fine dining! We're both! Ugh. No.

        1. re: Fake Name

          I totally get it! im very sensitive to volume levels when i want to enjoy company of others, and made sure that it was properly managed the night of!

          to set the record straight im not fine dining, and dont want to be anywhere near it! i may serve food that you would find on that type of a menu, but i just want people to enjoy themselves and taste what i like to cook and eat!

          -Chad White

          1. re: chefchadwhite

            Great, Chad thanks!!

            Can you please comment on volume levels? Is the loud music trend a method by which diners can be hurried out quickly, or do your customers request it?

            Thanks again- I understand it was very successful and well-attended.

            1. re: Fake Name

              This particular event was a little different format from my regular pop ups, I wanted this to be more event like. I kept the music levels reasonable for the diners then once the last course was served we turned it up a notch this worked in my favor as the dining experience become more social after the courses were finished and more stayed longer mingling and ordering more beverages. 70% of my diners are between the ages of 40-65 and all had compliments on the experience.

              It was a great success but I enjoy the more small intimate dinners better! The big ones just make it easier to feed my kids lol the are big eaters just like me.



            2. re: chefchadwhite

              Chad, you have the true spirit of cooking and eating. Thanks for your straightforward comments. Your sensitivity to the sensibilities of others is undisputed.

              My own preference, for the record, is for a subdued ambience, but I know that many today enjoy a spirited environment when they dine.

              Tough to call.