Yum, right? I met up with my buddy Nyberg tonight for our monthly dinner at The Lynn on Bryant. I hadn’t tried this spot yet, but I kept seeing rave reviews, and I was curious. Man, it was tasty (but the service was a touch slow — be warned). All of the meats and veggies are regionally grown/raised, and when you ask about a dish, the servers tell you what farm they came from, and in some cases what day the produce was picked. Wow.
But besides the food, the conversation was wonderful as well. It was so good to catch up with Nyberg and to reminisce with her about our days at the newspaper. Many years ago (like seven), we both worked nights putting together the A section, and we used to have dinner with our coworkers around a communal table in the newsroom each evening. It wasn’t too fancy — some days you had time to sit for 45 minutes and sometimes you could simply swing by and say hello before eating at your desk. There were about ten of us in the group who ate together, and now there are only three left. And of those three, I am positive none of them have eaten dinner away from their desks in years. Man, times change (as does that business).?
Also, I wanted to let you know that I have taken notice of the abundance of dog photos on the blog as of late (oh c’mon, like you can complain about that!) and the lack of rock’n’roll or food. In an effort to restore balance in the universe, I’ll be trying to even that out a bit in the next few days. But if you miss the pups, just follow me on instagram. I’m sure I’ll keep them coming over there!