This is a big “thank you” to one of our favorite brewhouses, The Oaken Barrel. Already a favorite of Kelli and I’s, the manager on duty and the wait staff the night of October 4, 2013, made us love the place even more. Allow me to explain:

Kelli’s parents planned to spend a couple of weeks in Arizona and wanted to have dinner with us before they departed. We decided to occupy one of our favorite spots located a short drive from our house. Since it was a Friday night we thought it would be a good idea to make a reservation. Kelli called the restaurant and the person that answered seemed a bit confused when asked about reserving a table. “One moment while I get my manager.” A minute later, the manager comes on the phone and kindly explains they normally don’t take reservations but they would do their best to get us seated promptly when we arrive.


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