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OT - fresh glass or no

TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,453
Bartender keeps trying to give me a fresh glass with each vodka rocks. I insist on using the old one, because the ice is 'marinated'. Just can't let the lime wedges pile up as they take up space. Am I wrong?
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  • Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 4,686
    I like it.

    XLBGE X 2, LBGE (gave this one to my daughter), MBGE and lots of toys

  • bigphilbigphil Posts: 1,389
    Seasoned ice is where it's at. Stand your ground.

    +1
    Large Big Green Egg , XL Big Green Egg . BBQ Guru, Weber Kettle, Weber Q grill for road trips.
  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,153
    Tell him if he takes your glass again, no tip. He will stop taking your glass ;)
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • KruegsKruegs Posts: 128
    No question...you're right!
    XL BGE; CyberQ Wifi; Adjustable Rig, Woo2 Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • SmokinDAWG82SmokinDAWG82 Posts: 1,704
    I concur
    LBGE
    Go Dawgs! - Marietta, GA
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,308
    Gotta stick with the pre-marinated ice.

    Richardson, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

    The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings

     

  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,193
    tell the bt to shut up and pour. I hate it when I'm consuming beer from a bottle and have to continually remind Pimpy Pimpleton that I require a fresh, frosted mug or glass to enjoy my PBR to it's maximum enjoyability... you'd think after the 8th $@&;# time he'd remember.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • FanOfFanboysFanOfFanboys Posts: 1,888
    Maybe it's a health code violation in that state? Kinda like req'd new plate at Buffett? No idea.
    Boom
  • Z_EggineerZ_Eggineer Posts: 571

    Please do not make "seasoned ice" a thing.  Bars might start charging extra for "Man Ice" from an "Ice Barrow" or something.

    However, in a service industry, employees should serve the customer.  If you are paying 5+ for a vodka drink, you should get it however you want it.

  • FoghornFoghorn Posts: 3,101

    "Please do not make "seasoned ice" a thing."

    I think the seasoning process is called "The Travis Method"

    XL BGE, Klose BYC, ProQ Excel, Weber Kettle, Firepit, Grand Turbo gasser, and a portable Outdoor Gourmet gasser for tailgating

    San Antonio, TX

  • HogHeavenHogHeaven Posts: 264
    Sometimes people think to hard...
  • Foghorn said:

    "Please do not make "seasoned ice" a thing."

    I think the seasoning process is called "The Travis Method"

    oh it's already a thing. This bus has left the station and it ain't coming back!



  • texaswigtexaswig Posts: 1,443
    I heard of tired ice but never seasoned ice.
    Scott
    Greenville ,Tx

    Xl bge with woo2 and ajustable rack
  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,851
    just get it served like this:  
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    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
    All to get cheaper brisket! 
  • FoghornFoghorn Posts: 3,101
    Foghorn said:

    "Please do not make "seasoned ice" a thing."

    I think the seasoning process is called "The Travis Method"

    oh it's already a thing. This bus has left the station and it ain't coming back!


    So, does that mean that at a bar near me, I will soon be able to ask for refill and the waitperson will ask "Would you like a Travis refill - or would you prefer a fresh glass?"

    XL BGE, Klose BYC, ProQ Excel, Weber Kettle, Firepit, Grand Turbo gasser, and a portable Outdoor Gourmet gasser for tailgating

    San Antonio, TX

  • Foghorn said:
    Foghorn said:

    "Please do not make "seasoned ice" a thing."

    I think the seasoning process is called "The Travis Method"

    oh it's already a thing. This bus has left the station and it ain't coming back!


    So, does that mean that at a bar near me, I will soon be able to ask for refill and the waitperson will ask "Would you like a Travis refill - or would you prefer a fresh glass?"
    I assure you "The Travis Method" is alive and well in Texas bars everywhere but it means something completely different. Order at your own peril.



  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,885
    I thought they didn't have those kinda bars in Texas

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • I thought they didn't have those kinda bars in Texas
    Where there is Travis, there are "those kinda bars".



  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 12,082
    edited April 2013
    I thought they didn't have those kinda bars in Texas
    Where there is Travis, there are "those kinda bars".


    No wonder his tag is sometimes "Hey, careful man, there's a beverage here""


  • six_eggsix_egg Posts: 679
    I prefer patron myself but agree with all of the above kinda, I guess, maybe. :))

    XLBGE, LBGE 

    Texarkana, TX

  • Keep the same glass but always get another stir stick, I keep them so I can keep track of how many I've had when the tab comes.  Sometimes I lose count if I don't keep my stir sticks.

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  • Keep the same glass but always get another stir stick, I keep them so I can keep track of how many I've had when the tab comes.  Sometimes I lose count if I don't keep my stir sticks.
    I keep them so I can spell out :"Thank you for your exquisite service this evening. Could you please call me a cab?" on the bar when I've had one or 2 too many :))





  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 12,082
    Keep the same glass but always get another stir stick, I keep them so I can keep track of how many I've had when the tab comes.  Sometimes I lose count if I don't keep my stir sticks.
    I keep them so I can spell out :"Thank you for your exquisite service this evening. Could you please call me a cab?" on the bar when I've had one or 2 too many :))




    Is the extra one or two for punctuation? Damn, you either have a fat wallet or the ladies love your ravishing good looks, sex panther. 
  • boatbumboatbum Posts: 1,273
    If served a fresh glass, I simply take the new one and pour it in the old one...
    Cookin in Texas
  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,453
    With a good bartender there is no room
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    - Camp Hill, PA
  • BotchBotch Posts: 3,882
    edited April 2013
    somebody said:
    ...enjoy my PBR to it's maximum enjoyability... 

    :-O  You've gotta be smoking something here too, right?  
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,885
    In the UK it is unheard of to offer a fresh glass. In Scotland it's a fight

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • AlbertaEggerAlbertaEgger Posts: 1,079
    If he argued, did you ask him if he grabbed a new glass at home everytime he poured a new one? I know for myself, I would have to install a commercial bar dishwasher in the kitchen, and garage, or, buy many.....many, glasses.
    County of Parkland, Alberta, Canada
  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,453
    They never argued. . It was actually 2 lady bartenders who had fun with it. If they forgot and poured a clean glass, they apologized. It became an ongoing thing over the 4 days I was there. Back next week so I'll see if they remember.
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    - Camp Hill, PA
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