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Really? Land to Linen?

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I say give me a break. Beyond contrived. You?

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  1. Desperate.

    1. Please read the second story, about the fundraiser for the daughters of Joel Mendenhall of Homegrown Meats. He died in a horrible farming accident on September 2. I can't figure how to link it to here.

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      1. re: Cathy

        I posted the paragraph in Coupons and Deals.

      2. Wow, when I saw "Linen" I thought we were in for yet another fabric-named establishment by the Fedora Dude. Fortunately, it was a false alarm.

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        1. re: Tripeler

          Vegas had odds 2-1 that you would respond to the 'linen' posts within 6 hours..

          I bet the house and the farm...made a bunch of $$..thank you Muslin Terrace!

          1. re: Beach Chick

            Now, for even more fun, do a chow search for muslin terrace...

            1. re: Stiflers_Mom

              Stop.

              1. re: Stiflers_Mom

                It doesn't happen often, but I am in entire agreement with Fakey's request.

                Guess we are in to Malarkey knockoffs now.

                1. re: RB Hound

                  Do it. Both of you. Do it.

          2. I thought it was referring to the actual linens. I envisioned an old crone picking wheat and then spinning it into some kind of edible napkin or tablecloth.

            1. Land to linen???!!!???

              Oh my, a little pretentious don't you think? What's wrong with just plain old farm to table?

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              1. re: DiningDiva

                Dirt to mouth? Seed to Stomach? Conception to Digestion?

                1. re: Dagney

                  Hills to Grills? Hoes to Close (late night farm-to-table dining event)? Stool to gruel (a celebration of manure)?

                  1. re: Stiflers_Mom

                    Oi vay...

                  2. re: Dagney

                    or to borrow a basic chain name, In N Out.

                  3. re: DiningDiva

                    Actually I read it as "Lard to Linen", and I thought it was an ohh so trendy pork belly restaurant. Yes I agree that the name is pretentious, but anymore so than that hipster soup place in Little Italy that wont give you a spoon? The real problem, is that I have never really been that impressed with any of the restaurants at the La Costa Resort. They have been ok at best, there are much better hotel dining choices in north San Diego county.

                    1. re: littlestevie

                      You mean Underbelly?

                      Love it.

                      I'm no hipster.

                      1. re: Fake Name

                        You don't think that is a wee bit on the pretenious side

                        1. re: littlestevie

                          That I'm not a hipster?

                          Never occurred to me, but I'll certainly give it appropriate consideration, and thanks for your observation.

                          1. re: littlestevie

                            If you need a spoon for ramen you aren't doing it right...

                        2. re: littlestevie

                          Hipster. Wow. Now there's a term I don't think I've heard since maybe 1960 or so, which is about when it transmuted into "hippie". Is that word coming back these days? And are there really "hipster" restaurants now? Maybe I'm out of touch a little.