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The OneShirt: A Phoenix from the Ashes [4/24/13 UPDATE: A SHIRTMAKER, AN ENGLISHMAN, CHAMBRAY, AND F

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by mafoofan, Mar 20, 2013.

  1. romafan

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    That's a little heavy-handed and dictatorial if you ask me....
     
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  2. Luc-Emmanuel

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    Sorry, sometime I forget I seem to have a very sensitive nose. I don't feel poly but I can smell it when it gets hot.
    !luc
     
  3. Victor Elfo

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    Tentei, fracassei e, contraditoriamente, ganhei.

    Oh boy... You could not understand the difference between "best" and "first time", so I am the one that can not interpret a phrase?

    Quote: So, you're saying that all those guys (Mariano, Will, Vox, etc...) that were donning shirts made of this chambray were hallucinating about their wearing properties?
    I did not say that the composition does not affects the wearing properties of a shirting, I said that what made this shirting popular may have something to do with the polyester in it. After all, many were praising it.

    Quote: No need to be so "low".

    Quote: Who you are and what motivates you are as important as the data that you analysis. Obviously, you are not familiar with the Human science methodology.

    Quote: You're entitled to do that, accept your defeat, that is.
     
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    The English of him seem quite good, I think the language is no a problem!

    I just return to my home, but now I must to go for make drink with two lady! :slayer:
     
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    It's the LH shoulder expression that did you in.

    Jokes aside, the service you experienced is similar to almost every dining experience I've had in Manhattan.

    Took my sister to Bond St. for sushi one time I was in town and the waitress visited exactly once to take a food and drink order and never come back. I'm not exaggerating - once. I had to walk up to her at the end of my meal and ask for my check. We would have been happy to order more fish and drinks, but I never had a chance(!) I've never failed to tip a waiter or waitress but I gave 15% that night, which is my version of no tip.

    Service at Luger's was lackluster but the burger made up for it - probably the best 12 dollar meal on earth. Steak was ok at best - a far cry from the artistry of a David Burke steak.

    Minetta Tavern is delish but the folks behind the bar can be crotchety and cooler-than-thou. I get it. I wear suits, and my knuckles aren't tattooed. Sawy. Cute waitress last time I went made up for it - I think they were just overstretched, if anything.

    Honestly? My favorite thing about Manhattan (culinarily) is Grom. To all the New Yorkers - go there at 10:30ish, right before closing, so you can canoodle with all the models who go there after a hard day's work. Nothing like a small crew of gorgeous, blond 19 - 21 year olds who just flew in from Bumblefuck Iowa/Minnesota and weigh a buck-0-5 soaking wet ravenously consuming bowls of gelato to accompany your two scoops of flawless, creamy goodness. Eye candy is the next best thing after real candy.

    (All of this is spoken from a non-Manhattanite's perspective, of course, but my negative waitering/waitressing experiences have now been too pervasive to be one-off events. And there are exceptions - Mario Batali himself came and chopped it up with us at Otto, so not every NY establishment treats you like you're just lucky to be eating the food there.)
     
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  6. ylkim30

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    I've never had outright rude service in a restaurant in New York, though I do remember one time being seated near the back at Da Silvano years ago when the front of the house was nearly empty.

    But, then again, I frequently go to Korean restaurant with gruff waitresses without batting an eye, so YMMV.
     
  7. dopey

    dopey Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Which Grom? I know the one on th eUWS, and there is one near Columbus Circle (in which I have never been). Is there another in NYC?
     
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    There's one in the W Village, that's the one I assumed he was talking about.
     
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    Yep.
     
  10. romafan

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    I like the argetine place (cones) down the street...
     
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    Yes, when I have stay to New York, I have go to Grom some time, West Village, also other close of Columbus Circle. Honnêtely Grom of New York is same of Grom of Milan, is no bad for ice cream, for to see pussy go some where else! :slayer:
     
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    Is hws foreign or does he troll-post like t4phage?

    As an aside, I was reading some of the askandy archives the other day (back when all the smart people (vox, manton, foo, etc.) posted there) and it was a shocker to see t4phage pre-troll-posting. Full sentences...I knew he had it in him!
     
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    Are you suggesting he isn't entitled to be heavy handed and dictatorial in his own thread? If not, what's the point in starting a thread?
     
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    Manton Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I think
    I will start
    to post like this
    except
    I do not
    know how
     
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    This is a solid strategy anywhere on the Continent
     
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    Look to the before poast, with text boald!
     
  17. romafan

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    yes, that is what i'm suggesting. unless things have gotten completely off-topic, dh power should be wielded w/ benevolence & a sense of humor. invoking it to censor self-perceived pest is an abuse of trust.
     
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    OK but you utilize troll expressions so you might very well be an intelligent European with a solid grasp of English (like RDiaz) who deliberately mangles your English to be funny - not that there's anything wrong with that, but c'mon. Some of your shit is ridiculous. Oh well. Fun times.
     
  19. manchambo

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    You're obviously a socialist.
     
  20. hws

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    I no know what is this troll expression.

    In my country English have no official status!
     

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