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Put some Indian in your cupboard (and your tummy)

Friday, May 16, 2008


So a new Indian restaurant has opened, and so has an Indian/Pakistani grocery store. My wife and I went to both this evening…here’s what we thought:

Blue Nile open

Monday, April 7, 2008


As was pointed out a recent comment, Blue Nile, Harrisonburg’s Ethiopian restaurant has re-opened on Main Street between Elizabeth and Wolfe. Feel free to post your thoughts and reviews in the comments.

Clementine Open

Wednesday, February 13, 2008


Clementine Cafe or just Clementine is apparently open. See for yourself.

favorite restaurants

Friday, February 1, 2008


The cover story on eightyone this month is about the best places to eat. Taste of Thai, Joshua Wilton House, the Little Grill, Calhou — er, Cally’s, Thomas House in Dayton, Earth & Tea, and the Dodger were among the local winners chosen by readers in a survey. Dave’s won best fries, worst service. I […]

So long, 2007

Thursday, December 20, 2007


I wanted to make a top 10 best/worst list of the biggest stories and developments in and around Harrisonburg this year, but I decided against it. Instead, here’s the good, the bad, and the ugly, in no particular order…

Martin’s is open

Wednesday, September 12, 2007


I know that a lot of you try to avoid the big chain stores, and I’m trying to do better myself. But, I’m addicted to coupons and they sent them to me in the mail! So, I made a trip there this afternoon. I have to admit that even for the mass chaos that there […]

David’s Rant: Transformers

Saturday, August 4, 2007


A new column of mine called David’s Rants. Seeing as I have a habit of ranting anyway, I figured that I should do it with a disciplined approach (insert laughter). If you hate my Rants then please feel free to tell me, and I’ll stop. If my Rants spark debate and discussion that you enjoy […]

vegetarians in the ‘burg

Thursday, May 24, 2007


Today I came across this post by a blogger calling herself “*”. It’s an incomplete list of vegetarian options in Harrisonburg. She says she has “more vegetarian lunch ideas to come.” A long time ago, Martin Cizmar had a blog on the DNR called “Vegetablog,” which hasn’t been active since January, 2006. If there are […]

bikes & bikes

Monday, April 30, 2007


The big Tour of Virginia bike race went around and around downtown Harrisonburg 35 times Saturday afternoon. The reason I wasn’t there was because I was busy taking the motorcycle training course at BRCC. It was great. Highly recommended for novices such as myself. If you made it out to the bicycle race, how was […]

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