Monday, December 15, 2008

Happy Blogoversary to Me!

Monday, December 15, 2008
Hey y'all this is post number 100 for me here at KC Lunch Spots. I feel some small sense of accomplishment because I post a lot more infrequently than other bloggers. And frankly back when I started I didn't really expect anyone to come and read this thing. Basically it's also my 2 year anniversary since I started January 1, 2007


So kudos and thanks to all of you, especially to my very first commenters Sassywho and the illustrious Meesha, known then only by the cryptic moniker, "Mike." Scott from KC Perky helped me out with a lot of suggestions in the early days as well. I'd be remiss not to mention Tony who linked me twice using the exact same joke about "eating out." Awesome!

I've gone from short, cautious snippets to more full fledged review-type posts in recent months. And I've made plenty of mistakes along the way. If anything it has made me more appreciative of the work that real journalists have to do when writing about restaurants. It is very easy to forget details or just simply get the facts wrong. That why I'm a blogger, I can just chalk up my bullshittery to the sketchiness of the medium.

Anyhow, I just wanted to burn a post here thanking everyone who reads, those of you who comment, and most of all, you crazy people who actually take some stock in what I think. I know things aren't perfect around here, but you guys make me want to keep trying.

18 comments:

Cara said...

Happy Blogoversary - here's to many more!

m.v. said...

Now that you honed your skill why don't you freelance for the Star. Congrats.

Xavier Onassis said...

Congratulations!!

Shicho said...

happy ho ho

JM said...

I really enjoy reading your post. I have tried almost all of the places that you have reviewed. I have even discovered that some of my friends read your blog. Your blog post were quite the topic of conversation this past Saturday night. Good luck in the new year.

Cate said...

Congratulations! That is quite an accomplishment. I'm pretty terrible about blogging posts, so I especially admire that you've stuck with and post regularly!

Cate

Nuke said...

Gratz man, I followed a link from Tony (like man of the sites I now read). I have enjoyed the thoughtful reviews and honest reporting. I really admire that you are promoting LOCAL establishments for the most part. Keep up the good work!

Tony said...

Congratulations. And that eating out gem will be recycled once again on my blog in celebration!!!

Average Jane said...

Nice milestone. Congrats!

Faith said...

Dude, we're all about the imperfect in this particular corner of the 'sphere. Congrats n the milestone!

Owen said...

Congrats! I feel bad for not inviting you Sunday. I consider the oversight very stupid at my part. Hopefully I'll be doing another tasting or event soon and you'll definitely get an invite to that one.

jocosob said...

Congrats, Love the blog.

Sassywho said...

Congrats. Your posts make me long for Kansas City, and it's food.

JH said...

Great blog. I look forward to your posts. I wish they'd come more often! Anyway, thanks.

Goofy Girl said...

Congrats! I love to eat, so I've always loved your blog.

I might not always comment, but I'll definitely try the spots you blog about. Well, except for Torreador...

Keep the good stuff coming!

Hey There! I'm Amanda! said...

You are doing the Lord's work, all that eating out. Congrats!

PV Pathfinder said...

Woohoo!

jv-foodie said...

I can't thank you enough for all of the great undercover work you do for all the Foodies across the metro. I have discovered or rediscovered many, many cool little joints thanks to your posts. Congrats on your milestone and know that many are reading and enjoying your culinary adventures across KC.

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