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Stage 2 On the Way

Date posted: August 1, 2013

We have started work on the second floor which will be used for private parties and as a “speak easy” type bar (think quiet enough so you can talk to each other in normal tone of voice.)  Since we “turned” the downstairs elevator shaft into a “fireplace” we have to do something different upstairs.  The Read the full story…

One Month Down, Many more to go (I hope)

Date posted: July 19, 2013

We have been open one month!  We have had full menu service for 3 weeks.  It has been quite a ride so far.  The food is so very good (hats off to Chef Dave) and the service is getting better and better. I do believe the service is good; however, I want it to be Read the full story…

Welcome / Have a Seat / Have a Drink

Date posted: July 14, 2013

The first picture is of the new welcome mat we now have. The second picture is taken of the dining room looking south. The last picture is one taken by Chris Kelly of his Gimlet that Heather made for him. Yes, we are in nearly “full swing” of running a restaurant.  We are getting better Read the full story…

Moving Forward….

Date posted: July 6, 2013

    Like the picture taken this morning of the tow moving upriver, the BoodaLu Steakhouse is moving forward in its quest to CONSISTENTLY provide “mighty fine eating and great service all within a beautiful, historic building located a stones throw from the Mississippi River”.   We have now been open for over a week Read the full story…

Getting Better All The Time / Going To The Dogs…..

Date posted: June 29, 2013

We have been open with a full menu (still missing one or two items) for three days now and we are getting better every day in every way (nod to The Beatles).  We are getting a good reaction from our guests and the team is fired up to make the BoodaLu Steakhouse and Muddy Dog Read the full story…

Goals & Keys to Success….

Date posted: June 27, 2013

Last night was our first “full menu” service (we are sill missing a couple of menu items but they will be added soon).  We had a good number of customers for Wednesday night and my feedback was “building is beautiful”; “food is superb”; and “service was OK but needs to improve”.  Part of my serving Read the full story…

Menu / Power / Railing (More things off the list)…

Date posted: June 25, 2013

Menu:  Here is a draft of our menu.  I apologize for it not being fancy but a graphics guy I’m not.  We will make it pretty for you in the restaurant. Menu:  Here is a draft of our menu.  I apologize for it not being fancy but a graphics guy I’m not.  We will make Read the full story…

Come, Sit, Stay, & Eat………

Date posted: June 23, 2013

Last night (Saturday, June 22) we had our first dinner service in our restored dining room.  And, we had several people “come, sit, stay, and eat” even though we were only serving prime rib.  I want to thank the BoodaLu Team for making it a smooth night.  Chef Dave, JD and Brandon’s (aka Cookie) food Read the full story…

First Time – Made It Through

Date posted: June 21, 2013

  We had our private party function last night and we made it though.  Had a good crowd of people (Thanks to Chris and Victoria Kelly)!  Everyone on the BoodaLu team is highly experienced in the restaurant business except me, Kathy and Steve (aka Joe).  Chef Dave and his team of JD and Brandon were Read the full story…

Lights On Starting Friday

Date posted: June 20, 2013

I have all licenses in hand and we are ready to open.  Tonight, Thursday, we are having a private party for a lot of the people who helped make this happen.  On Friday, June 21, we will be open to the public from 5 to 10 pm.  However,  please remember we are doing a SOFT Read the full story…