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Really? Land to Linen?

foodiechick Oct 1, 2013 02:49 AM

From Eater SD:
http://sandiego.eater.com/archives/20...

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

  1. Fake Name Oct 1, 2013 04:45 AM

    Desperate.

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      Cathy Oct 1, 2013 05:32 AM

      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
        Fake Name Oct 1, 2013 06:57 AM

        I posted the paragraph in Coupons and Deals.

      2. Tripeler Oct 1, 2013 07:20 AM

        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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          Beach Chick Oct 1, 2013 09:51 AM

          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!

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            Stiflers_Mom Oct 1, 2013 10:11 AM

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

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              Fake Name Oct 1, 2013 10:28 AM

              Stop.

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                RB Hound Oct 1, 2013 11:08 AM

                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
                  Stiflers_Mom Oct 1, 2013 12:50 PM

                  Do it. Both of you. Do it.

          2. Dagney Oct 1, 2013 11:54 AM

            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. DiningDiva Oct 1, 2013 12:37 PM

              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
                Dagney Oct 1, 2013 12:53 PM

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

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                  Stiflers_Mom Oct 1, 2013 01:19 PM

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

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                    DoctorChow Oct 1, 2013 07:41 PM

                    Oi vay...

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                    cstr Oct 2, 2013 07:26 AM

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

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                    littlestevie Oct 1, 2013 03:24 PM

                    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.

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                      Fake Name Oct 1, 2013 04:00 PM

                      You mean Underbelly?

                      Love it.

                      I'm no hipster.

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                        littlestevie Oct 1, 2013 04:21 PM

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

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                          Fake Name Oct 1, 2013 05:00 PM

                          That I'm not a hipster?

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

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                            MrKrispy Oct 2, 2013 11:04 AM

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

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                          DoctorChow Oct 1, 2013 08:38 PM

                          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.

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