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A Day as a Schlep at Virgil’s Cafe

by bsherm on February 11, 2011

I have won a fair number of nice things on Twitter. Tickets to one of the Cirque shows in town, a UC basketball game, and Skyline Crosstown Shootout paraphernalia. And of course I am always hoping to win one of Scott Bourne’s killer camera give-a-ways (even it it is never Sony Gear). However, the best contest victory, by far, was winning Virgil Cafe’s “be a schlep for a day” contest. Ironically I had no idea what I had won. I re-tweeted the contest because it was a local restaurant on my to-do list, and I wanted to help them spread the word. However, just before Christmas, Matt let me know I had won. I joked about having won a “major award” (a reference Matt got immediately) but little did I know how major it was.

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Kroeger & Son’s Groupon

by bsherm on August 20, 2010

OK, so I risk becoming the Groupon referral blog, but they have posted their second must-have Groupon of the week. This a $10 for $20 worth of meat. They have an incredible selection of sausage (around 40 kinds according to the Groupon).

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Take The Cake Cafe Sunday Brunch

December 24, 2009

Take the Cake (TTC) recently expanded their hours to include Sunday brunch from 9 am to 2 pm. I have gone on a number of occasions now, and while I hear they have many options, the only one I care about is this:

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