BYOB: Han 202

January 17, 2010 at 9:09 pm (BYOB, What we are eating, What we are thinking, What we're drinking) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , )

This Christmas, the three LUSH managers plus our intrepid Employee of the Year[s], Kelly, all decided that in lieu of buying one another gifts, we would spend the money instead on getting together, the four of us, for a shared meal. Read the rest of this entry »

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“Mine Eyes do Smell Onions” – OR – Rogue Valley Wine

September 21, 2009 at 9:27 am (Current Events, What we are thinking) (, , , , , , , , , , , , )

by Jane

What a great line. Lafew, an emissary of the King of France, says these words in a tender moment at the end of Shakespeare’s Alls Well That Ends Well. Lafew, a rather rigid and impersonal sort, shows his soft-side (as well as his desire to hide said side), by blaming his tears on onions. This line also displays the culinary and gustatory thread through many of Shakespeare’s plays: from [spoiler alert!] Tamora eating her own sons baked in a pie in Titus Andronicus to the illusory feast of the sprites in The Tempest. Read the rest of this entry »

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LUSH Interview: 10 Questions with Lily D.

May 29, 2009 at 5:18 pm (Current Events, Interviews, Our Favorite Things, What we are eating, What we are thinking, What we're drinking) (, , , , , , , , )

 Ten Questions With…

Ms. Lynn Dakulous

Lush staff member, and soon to be Doctor of Medicine

 

BIO:  Ms. Lynn, wine-lover, snowboarder extraordinare, and soon to be fabulous medical student has been a LUSH for a little over 2 years.  Formally a manager of the great Spiaggia, her knowledge and love of wine has taken her on many adventures, most recently to Oregon.  The Wall Street Journal has also shown love to Ms. Lynn, honoring her wine and food pairing advice with an excerpt in a national article, alongside her very own pencil-sketched portrait  featured in their wine section!  While she will be leaving Lush to pursue becoming the most wonderful doctor ever, she will always have a place in our hearts, a stool at the bar, and a full glass at the ready.  She is one tough, sassy lush lady that will be dearly missed by local customers in the ‘hood, as well as her Lush friends!

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LUSH Interview: 10 Questions with Rob Salitore

May 1, 2009 at 9:09 pm (Current Events, Interviews, Our Favorite Things, What we are eating, What we are thinking, What we're drinking) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Ten Questions With…

ROB SALITORE

BIO: Rob is a long time supporter of LUSH, actually one of our first customers!  Although he works mainly in construction, Rob’s latent talent is developing deep friendships and creating a growing appreciate for sharing moments, and sips, with amazing people.  He also has phenomenal connections in the beer and wine world.  On his ‘off’ time, Rob represents Linne Calodo wines in Chicago.    This is one cool guy.

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Ode to Angela

January 1, 2009 at 2:21 am (Our Favorite Things, What we're drinking) (, , , , , , , )

It was love at first sniff. For those who did not make it to our LUSH 2008 Staff pick tasting last Sunday, this was my pick. And seeing as I am Employee of the Year (doesn’t matter that it was self-nominated!), you know that this is good.

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