Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013

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Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Sat, 03/23/13 4:34 PM
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My daughter suggested that we do a tour of Watertown and surrounding Jefferson County.  There are several RoadFoodable restaurants - Zweig's, Crawfish Junction, Mullen's Ice Cream Shop, Upper Crust Pie Shop - and some other shops of interest, including the fabulous Glenn's Meat Market.  Honey Acres and Kraemer Cheese are also nearby.
 
We are focusing on June 16 for the Watertown Arts Festival or June 22 for the Sun Prairie Strawberry Fest and Craft Fair.
 
Let the planning begin.

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Sat, 03/23/13 5:11 PM
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Sounds good to me.  So far I have no plans for either day...

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Sat, 03/23/13 7:47 PM
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Sounds great. Either date is good with me. MFL indicated he would be interested, therefore I could , possibly, catch a ride with him and his lovely wife......

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Sun, 03/24/13 1:51 AM
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June is wide open so far, but I'll need to commit to some demos in Cleveland at some point.  Let's nail down the tour date and I can work the demos around it.  Given a choice between an Arts Festival and a Craft Fair with a Strawberry Fest, I'd lean towards the Strawberry Fest 9 out of 10 times.
 
BTW, Kansas City Roadfooder CNW has been in touch with me asking about any plans for a summer tour, given that there will be no Smoke Day this year.  Hopefully, he'll see this thread and chime in.
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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Sun, 03/24/13 10:22 AM
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Buddy,
 
The Sun Prairie Strawberry event also has the advantage of being on a Saturday versus a Sunday.  We need to investigate which of our venues are closed on Sunday.  However Sun Prairie is another half hour towards Madison from the heart of our tour.
 
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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Sun, 03/24/13 12:20 PM
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In that case, let me make another humble suggestion: Scrap Sun Prairie.  Instead, consider Saxe's Lonestar Inn, 28 miles due south of Watertown, in Whitewater, for our grand finale stop.  It's a classic Wisconsin Supper Club in a rustic setting.   I reviewed it back when we first visited and then reprinted that review here:
 
http://www.roadfood.com/F...re-to-eat-m565191.aspx
 
As long as we're that far west, why not head a little south for some outstanding Roadfood?  Perhaps our only current "608" area code member, CrouchingChickenScreamingRooster, could check this place out and verify it's worthiness as a Contingent tour stop.
 
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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Sun, 03/24/13 12:34 PM
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Buddy,
 
Thanks for the suggestion, I was looking for something to the South.  It will make the FIB's trips home shorter.  The Sunday outing will also better facilitate your regular Saturday night gig.
 
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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Sun, 03/24/13 1:08 PM
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I can live with a Saturday excursion if that better suits the group and the proposed stops for the tour.  As long as I know far enough in advance, I can swap a day at the restaurant and be there for the tour.
 
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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Sun, 03/24/13 1:52 PM
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I would be happy to check out The Lone Star Inn at some point but I feel obligated to point out that Whitewater's in the 262 area code and as a 608er I'd be viewed with suspicion as an interloper.  There also The Cold Spring Inn north of Whitewater and Sammy's Place on the south side of Fort Atkinson; in fact, we could start in Watertown and just travel south on highways 26 and 89.
 
Further south of Whitewater on 89 is Duck Inn and those who like lamb at home might find Pinn-Oak Ridge Farms interesting.

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Sun, 03/24/13 4:46 PM
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We could be a yes- it all depends- but it sounds fun.

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Sun, 03/24/13 4:59 PM
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We'd be willing for a supper club but I'm on a motorized scooter now and steps, access stuff like that are a major issue!

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Mon, 03/25/13 8:58 AM
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I'll throw Jim's Burger Corner in Jefferson into the mix as well.
 
Cafe Carpe in Fort is on my list of places to visit.  I don't know how Roadfoody it is but it looks pretty unique.
 
And if anybody's interested I'd be happy to meet for a pre-tour breakfast at Scottie's Eat-Mor.

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Mon, 03/25/13 9:05 PM
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No love for Wedl's Hamburger Stand in Jefferson?

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Tue, 03/26/13 1:51 AM
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Oh my...
 
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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Tue, 03/26/13 9:20 AM
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No love for Wedl's Hamburger Stand in Jefferson?
I wasn't aware of Wedl's until you mentioned it.  Perhaps some Saturday I'll do a Jefferson burger run and hit both it and Jim's...for some reason I tend to head toward Jefferson County when I go for a drive.
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Oh my...
Your George Takei impression's coming along nicely!

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Tue, 03/26/13 11:31 AM
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SC-
I don't think you will be disappointed by Wedl's.

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Tue, 03/26/13 3:44 PM
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Any weekend other than the one of June 15-16 works for me.

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Tue, 03/26/13 6:22 PM
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kland01s
We'd be willing for a supper club but I'm on a motorized scooter now and steps, access stuff like that are a major issue!
kland, it's been a few years since I last visited Saxe's, so I don't remember if they're handicap accessible.  You can give 'em a call and I bet they'll tell you one way or another.  Keep in mind though, Saxe's would be just one stop (and it hasn't even been chosen yet) on a multi-stop tour.
 
It'd be great if you could join us on one of these tours, although I understand your limitations.  As you can see from this tour, we don't necessarily stick close to Chicago or Milwaukee.  If you ever decide to put together a Fox River Valley tour that suits your needs, I'll bet we would get a pretty good sized crowd.
 
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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Tue, 03/26/13 9:14 PM
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June 16th is Father's Day.  If I didn't have a father-in-law, it would be okay, but I do.
 
Either Saturday or the other Sunday in those weekends would be fine.

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Wed, 03/27/13 8:57 AM
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Looks like the 22nd might be a better choice. I agree with Buddy-Strawberry Festival would be my preference...

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Wed, 03/27/13 12:54 PM
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Buddy changed his mind, choosing Saxe's Lonestar Inn Supper Club over strawberries.  If we can somehow figure out how to do both, that would be okay.  But with all these good suggestions adding to the original list, some things just aren't going to make the final cut.  Naturally, that is up to the tour organizer to decide.
 
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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Wed, 03/27/13 4:22 PM
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I have a headache. Someone make the choices, post them, and than people choose whether they will attend or not.
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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Wed, 03/27/13 7:39 PM
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I'm soaking it all in.  I like the options and discussion so far.  We'll firm up a date in a month and itinerary a month later.
 
Thanks to all the Contingencies who have offered input.
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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Thu, 03/28/13 1:59 PM
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Either/or works for me, no plans as of right now except I have Tuesday of that week off.

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Thu, 03/28/13 9:37 PM
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I just checked my travel schedule.  We most likely will be going the weekend of June 22-23.

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Fri, 03/29/13 9:10 PM
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No love for Wedl's Hamburger Stand in Jefferson?

Pie Diva & I took one for the team and ate lunch at Wedl's today.  Great burger! They are now officially on the tour. 
 
Meet at Wedl's at 10:30 on June 22 for the start of our day.

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Fri, 03/29/13 11:32 PM
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Excellent! So glad you liked it.

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Sat, 03/30/13 12:43 PM
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I love Wedl's and whoever had it before them and before them too. I've been going there for over 30 years and they've always been one of the best at that style of hamburger. I hope Saxe's isn't connected to the Saxe's in Waukesha County. http://saxesdining.com/ He's a great guy, one I went to high school with. His family had everything to do with Wisconsin's ornate movie palaces of the 1920's and 30's http://books.google.com/books?id=dX0GtdAuYzAC&pg=PA38&lpg=PA38&dq=saxes+movie+theaters&source=bl&ots=Nts8SjcBj0&sig=P44oXGv4mNZd78sBhn5p1Se8Bpo&hl=en&sa=X&ei=KBVXUbnkDqnh0gHTtIGoBw&sqi=2&ved=0CGoQ6AEwCA#v=onepage&q=saxes%20movie%20theaters&f=false
His restaurant though was not very good the last time I dined there.
His family did however invent the White Tower hamburger chain giving them a solid Roadfood connection.
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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Sat, 03/30/13 2:23 PM
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MFL, Don't know if the two Saxe's are related, but looking at the menu link you provided tells me the two restaurants are nothing alike.  The Saxe's in Genesee looks to be way more upscale.  Saxe's Lonestar Inn, in Whitewater, is definitely more of a classic Wisconsin Supper Club operation, reminiscent of Dick Manhardt's and Wegner's St. Martins Inn.  If Saxe's makes the final cut, I'll be surprised if you are unhappy with your meal there.
 
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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Sat, 03/30/13 10:24 PM
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If this gathering takes place in June, I might be able to make it ( July's weekends are already "booked up". ) There's a family event coming up in June on a yet-undecided weekend though, so I won't know if I definitely can attend or not for a couple of months. BTW, my ill-fated relocation to southeastern Indiana has mercifully come to end and I'm now back ( permanently this time! ) in good ol' Crook County.

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Sun, 03/31/13 2:15 PM
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JRPfeff


I just checked my travel schedule.  We most likely will be going the weekend of June 22-23.

 
Works well for me.

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Sun, 03/31/13 6:10 PM
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JRPfeff


Meet at Wedl's at 10:30 on June 22 for the start of our day.
Hmmm...is it now traditional to start a Contingent day with burgers?

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Sun, 03/31/13 6:19 PM
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Sure, if they're Good Burgers.  That's two in a row.
 
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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Mon, 04/1/13 7:48 AM
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JRPfeff


Meet at Wedl's at 10:30 on June 22 for the start of our day.
Hmmm...is it now traditional to start a Contingent day with burgers?

Burgers at 10:30 is the OFFICIAL BUDDY ROADHOUSE OPENING.  There is a soft opening being planned at a breakfast place for those able to reach Ft. Atkinson by 9;30.

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Mon, 04/8/13 4:18 AM
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Count me in! As Buddy indicated I was inquiring about an early summer tour since Smoke err Pie Day 2013 isn't going to happen. I just needed an excuse to get out of town. What would be the most affordable city or town to get a hotel room in? I looked online in the immediate area and even 2 star hotels wanted $75 a night. I am willing to drive a little further to get a lower price.
 
CNW
 
PS How do you like living in my old hometown of Apex, NC?
 

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Mon, 04/8/13 9:50 AM
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How would you define "immediate area", and what's your anticipated route into WI?  If you come north on I-39/90 you'll have plenty of options between Janesville and Madison; Econo Lodge in each of those cities has rates at $51/night for a 2-night stay June 21-23.

There are also lots of older bungalow-style motels like Towne Edge.  However, I'm not sure the photos shown on the linked page are an accurate representation.

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Mon, 04/8/13 12:12 PM
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CNW, I recommend using the Priceline.com "Name Your Price" option.  You'll be able to pick the general geographic area along with the quality level of the hotel, without choosing the specific hotel itself.  I've been using this feature for years on my Roadhouse Bar-B-Que Sauce demo trips, and have rarely had a miss.  I can routinely get three-star hotels for $60/night, or less; lower rated places for $50/night or less.
 
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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Mon, 04/15/13 5:58 AM
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This is looking like a GO for me!  Another new territory to explore.  Man, I love my Contingent buddies.

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Mon, 04/15/13 1:20 PM
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CNW


PS How do you like living in my old hometown of Apex, NC?


CNW,
 
Historic Downtown Apex is great and there are several food trucks on Williams Street that I've been meaning to try.  I don't think Apex has realized that their little rural town has been swallowed by a large city.  It get's pretty congested at times.
 
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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Mon, 04/15/13 1:35 PM
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Bob and I considered living there..........

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Thu, 04/18/13 9:48 AM
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JRPfeff


Meet at Wedl's at 10:30 on June 22 for the start of our day.
Wedl's was part of the main story on the front page of last Sunday's Janesville Gazette.

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Fri, 04/19/13 9:07 PM
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ScreamingChicken

And if anybody's interested I'd be happy to meet for a pre-tour breakfast at Scottie's Eat-Mor.

Bradley Clucking Hen,
 
Bobbi & I scouted Scottie's (or was it Scotted scoutie's) today.  Great meal!  Good food and lots of it.  Great choice!
 
The problem is that Scottie does not seem to be a multi-tasker.  It takes about an hour between seating and delivery of an order to the patron.  There are only 15 stools available, so it is doubtful that this will work for the CONTINGENT
 
We are looking for another suitable pre-Buddy stop (I apologize in advance for that hateful speech)
 
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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Fri, 04/19/13 9:07 PM
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ScreamingChicken

And if anybody's interested I'd be happy to meet for a pre-tour breakfast at Scottie's Eat-Mor.

Bradley Clucking Hen,
 
Bobbi & I scouted Scottie's (or was it Scotted scoutie's) today.  Great meal!  Good food and lots of it.  Great choice!
 
The problem is that Scottie does not seem to be a multi-tasker.  It takes about an hour between seating and delivery of an order to the patron.  There are only 15 stools available, so it is doubtful that this will work for the CONTINGENT
 
We are looking for another suitable pre-Buddy stop (I apologize in advance for that hateful speech)

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Fri, 04/19/13 9:08 PM
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ScreamingChicken

And if anybody's interested I'd be happy to meet for a pre-tour breakfast at Scottie's Eat-Mor.

Bradley Clucking Hen,
 
Bobbi & I scouted Scottie's (or was it Scotted scoutie's) today.  Great meal!  Good food and lots of it.  Great choice!
 
The problem is that Scottie does not seem to be a multi-tasker.  It takes about an hour between seating and delivery of an order to the patron.  There are only 15 stools available, so it is doubtful that this will work for the CONTINGENT
 
We are looking for another suitable pre-Buddy stop (I apologize in advance for that hateful speech)

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Fri, 04/19/13 9:08 PM
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ScreamingChicken

And if anybody's interested I'd be happy to meet for a pre-tour breakfast at Scottie's Eat-Mor.

Bradley Clucking Hen,
 
Bobbi & I scouted Scottie's (or was it Scotted scoutie's) today.  Great meal!  Good food and lots of it.  Great choice!
 
The problem is that Scottie does not seem to be a multi-tasker.  It takes about an hour between seating and delivery of an order to the patron.  There are only 15 stools available, so it is doubtful that this will work for the CONTINGENT
 
We are looking for another suitable pre-Buddy stop (I apologize in advance for that hateful speech)

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Fri, 04/19/13 9:09 PM
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ScreamingChicken

And if anybody's interested I'd be happy to meet for a pre-tour breakfast at Scottie's Eat-Mor.

Bradley Clucking Hen,
 
Bobbi & I scouted Scottie's (or was it Scotted scoutie's) today.  Great meal!  Good food and lots of it.  Great choice!
 
The problem is that Scottie does not seem to be a multi-tasker.  It takes about an hour between seating and delivery of an order to the patron.  There are only 15 stools available, so it is doubtful that this will work for the CONTINGENT
 
We are looking for another suitable pre-Buddy stop (I apologize in advance for that hateful speech)

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Sun, 04/21/13 2:24 AM
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Wow!  Most of us were just victims of the double post syndrome.  You must really be having problems if your post duplicated five times!
 
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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Sun, 04/21/13 8:43 AM
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JRPfeff


The problem is that Scottie does not seem to be a multi-tasker.  It takes about an hour between seating and delivery of an order to the patron.  There are only 15 stools available, so it is doubtful that this will work for the CONTINGENT
What time were you there?  I've heard that Scottie's can get pretty busy on weekends.

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Sun, 04/21/13 8:52 AM
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Brad,
 
We arrived at Scottie's at 9:30 on Friday.  There were 2 empty stools, otherwise we would not have waited.  Scottie warned us that there would be a long wait and was correct.  Although we didn't expect it to be close to an hour.  We had time to chat with some of the locals while we were waiting.  We both observed that the place must be really packed on weekends, unless the Contingent can arrive at the 5:30 opening it won't work for our tour.
 
Bobbi had a skillet and I had the chicken fried steak, both were about $6 (before our Entertainment Book coupon).  People were ordering the fish fry by 10:15.
 
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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Thu, 04/25/13 7:12 PM
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This is amazing! My dad and uncle were born in the Jefferson/Watertown area. I remember visiting the family back there as a young boy I have not been back since then and would love to visit the area.

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Thu, 04/25/13 7:17 PM
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RJS,
 
We'd love to have you join us.  My wife (the Pie Diva) is from Michigan and she'll vouch that it's safe here.
 
jrp

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Thu, 04/25/13 7:19 PM
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I saw Wedl's on Burger Land just last night on The Travel Channel and it looks fascinating to me.

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Thu, 04/25/13 7:20 PM
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thanks JRPfeff!

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Fri, 04/26/13 8:51 AM
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Wow Jim, I think it's a new world's record for duplicate posts (which I know you had nothing to do with)!

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Fri, 04/26/13 11:15 AM
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MFL - You can't blame the dirty martini's either.

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Fri, 04/26/13 5:19 PM
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Being born and raised in Watertown, Wis., I can attest to the awesomeness of Glenn's Market. Also, Mullen's Dairy Bar is an absolute must... sundaes, malts, floats... all excellent. Pretty good burgers & fries too. Mullen's isn't a throwback or retro, it just hasn't changed in 50 years (and that's a good thing). Although I haven't been to Zweigs in over 20 years, it served one of the best burgers in town and its broasted chicken WAS the best. Id' be eager to return. In the 60s and 70s, Emil's Pizza was the best, but alas, he closed his restaurant and went into the frozen pizza business, which you can still purchase at Glenn's.
 
On Main St. is a bar called Amado's, which now serves it's version of Mexican food, which I've never tried, but the reason I bring it up is, my dad and uncle owned and operated this bar as "Tegg's Tap" from the late 50s through the mid-80s. I haven't set foot in it since 1977; might be worth it for a quick tapper or two.
 
Regrettably, many of the great places of my youth are gone.... The Tip-Up, The Galley (drive-ins) and Dog 'n Suds with carhops on roller-skates! The Sharp Corner was the best German restaurant in the area, the Green Bowl for fish fries, Pagel's Bakery for EVERYTHING (potato rolls, donuts, potato chips & popcorn, pies, etc.) Buehler's and Royal's meat markets (Glenn's has taken over for them admirably) and I wish there was still someplace one could get the famous Watertown Stuffed Goose.
 
Me and Mrs. Braumeister are 'in' for at least the Watertown leg. See you in June!

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Sat, 05/4/13 11:50 AM
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Braumeister - My daughter loves Amado's and the other Mexican place in Watertown.  Unfortunately, Amado's is not open for lunch on Saturdays.
 
We just figured out that Stop #2 will be the Johnson Creek Farmers Market. 
 
Pie Diva & I are going away for a couple weeks.  More planning when we get back.

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Mon, 05/6/13 7:01 PM
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Late to the thread, but yes, I'm in...riding along w/Gyp.
 
And WTF happened in this thread, anyway??? Roadfood.com finally had a heart attack....

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Mon, 05/6/13 10:36 PM
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X1,
You shouldn't take those long leaves of absence, you miss out on all the fun.
 
There were some issues after a recent site upgrade.  Double postings, disappearing postings, and non-working site functions were the norm for almost two weeks.
 
Things seem to be back to normal now.
 
Buddy

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Re:Contingent Rollcall - Jefferson County, WI, June 2013 - Mon, 05/6/13 11:42 PM
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What's weird is that this thread seems to be fine until I sign in.  After that, JRPfeff's 4/19 post is the last thing I can see, and it's multiple times.  Before I signed in as abe_froeman, everything seemed fine.

As far as I know, I'm in for whatever's going on, so someone just keep me posted.

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