Song leads to cravings for steak

By Karl Terry: FNM columnist Ever get a song stuck in your head with no hope of shaking it? Lately for me it’s been the Zac Brown Band’s song “Chicken Fried.” You can’t miss the tune if you listen to a country music station longer than 15 minutes these days. “You know I like my […]

Oct. 9 -Oct. 15 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Seafood newburg and fried pork chops Monday: Closed for holiday Tuesday: German cuisine Wednesday: Carved roast beef and chicken cordon bleu Thursday: Salisbury steak and chicken cordon bleu

May 15 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Salisbury steak and baked or fried fish Monday: Chef’s choice Tuesday: Beef lasagna and egg plant parmesan Wednesday: Carved roast beef and chicken tenders Thursday: Beef brisket and chicken enchiladas Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak The […]

March 6-12 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Fried catfish and breaded shrimp Monday: Salisbury steak and barbecue chicken Tuesday: Stir-fried beef and spicy chicken Wednesday: Carved roast beef and fried chicken Thursday: Chicken cacciatore, beef lasagna and pizza Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak […]

Feb. 20 -Feb. 26 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Baked and fried fish Monday: Glazed ham steak and roast turkey Tuesday: Chinese cuisine Wednesday: Carved roast beef and spaghetti Thursday: Mexican cuisine Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak The End Zone 11 a.m.: Closed until March […]

Feb. 6 -Feb. 12 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Baked and fried fish Monday: Oriental cuisine Tuesday: Salisbury steak and fried chicken Wednesday: Carved roast beef and roast turkey Thursday: Mexican cuisine Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Closed Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak The End Zone 11 a.m.: Friday: Shrimp chef salad […]

Jan. 9-15 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Baked and fried fish Monday: Oriental cuisine Tuesday: Salisbury steak and fried chicken Wednesday: Carved roast beef and roast turkey Thursday: Mexican cuisine Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak The End Zone 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish and […]

Nov. 21-27 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Baked fish and roast turkey buffet Monday: Salisbury steak and chicken fried steak Tuesday: Italian buffet Wednesday: Carved roast beef and barbecue chicken buffet Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef

Nov. 7-13 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Seafood platter or Barbecue ribs buffet Monday: Swiss steak or baked ham Wednesday: Carved roast beef or fried chicken buffet Thursday: Mexican cuisine buffet Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak The End Zone 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish tacos Monday: Turkey […]

Oct. 24 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Baked fish or minute steak. 5 p.m. Choose your entree. Monday: Salisbury steak or roast turkey buffet Tuesday: Oriental buffet Wednesday: Carved roast beef and vegetarian lasagna Thursday: Mexican cuisine buffet Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak […]

Oct. 3, 2008 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Seafood platter and barbecue rib buffet. 5 p.m. Chicken, steak or salmon Monday: Swiss steak and vegetarian lasagna Tuesday: Cajun buffet Wednesday: Carved roast beef and fried chicken buffet Thursday: Mexican cuisine buffet Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken […]

Sept. 19, 2008 Menus

The Landing: Friday: Baked fish and roast turkey; 5 p.m. Fajita buffet Monday: Salisbury steak, roast turkey Tuesday: Italian cuisine buffet Wednesday: Carved roast beef and barbecue chicken buffet Thursday: Mexican cuisine buffet Whispering Winds: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak The End Zone: Friday: Fish […]

Dec.16, 1947

• Portales residents contributed 1,700 pounds of cheese, 1,500 pounds of flour and several hundred pounds of Portales peanuts to the “Navajo Brotherhood Caravan,” a charity drive for the Navajo reservation near Gallup. • The Furr Food Store was advertising the opening of its new store at 422 E. State St. in Portales. • The […]

November 2, 1993

• The Dora Lady Coyotes won the District 6A volleyball title over the Texico Wolverines. • Dairy Queen advertised a four piece steak dinner basket for $1.99 and a four piece chicken fillet dinner for $2.99. • Teague-Strebeck advertised 31 1993 Ford Tempos for $179 down and $179 per month.

July 10, 1981

• Superman II and Loving Couple were showing at the Varsity Drive In Theatre. • Portales resident Patricia Thatcher was preparing to attend the Federal Forum in Washington D.C. The program afforded attendees the opportunity to question many of the nations politicians and attend seminars and workshops. • Britt’s 4 Table Steak House offered a […]

July 3, 1982

• The Aces girls softball team defeated the Fumblers 8-3 at Wheeler Park to capture the Senior League mid-season title. • The weekend special at Britt’s 4 Tables Steakhouse was the Steak Tampico for $5.45. • Harrison Ford starred in Blade Runner which was showing at the Tower Twin.

Eating undercooked meat is not rare

Jim Lee Why is undercooked steak called “rare” when it’s so commonplace? Isn’t “rare” supposed to indicate something unusual? There’s nothing unusual about undercooked steak. A lot of people like it that way, but I ain’t one of them, friends and neighbors. Some people like it downright raw in my estimation. Why don’t they just […]