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Annie’s Overflow Re-Opens in Plymouth NH

Annie's Overflow in Plymouth NH Re-Opens after Hurricane Irene

Annie's Overflow Re-Opened October 6th


Signs of Life Returning to Normal in Plymouth After Hurricane Irene

Things are finally starting to get back to normal after hurricane Irene in Plymouth NH with the re-opening of Annie’s Overflow on Rt 175 in Holderness NH. Located just across the border from Plymouth across the bridge on Rt 175, Annie’s is placed mid-way between the Plymouth State University main campus and the Field House. If you’re familiar with the lay of the land at all in Plymouth you know that location put Annie’s square in the middle of the flood damage zone from hurricane Irene in early September 2011.

From Flooding to Recovery in Plymouth NH

Regular readers of our blog will recall the sad videos we posted of the hurricane Irene flooding damage in Plymouth NH just after hurricane Irene flooded the town. Regular patrons will tell you of their feelings for local business-woman and friend Ann Currier, who had recently installed beautiful new carpeting in her restaurant. All the money spent remodeling and redecorating the place was barely paid when Irene blew into town and made a mess of her newly remodeled place.

Patrons React to the Damage by Putting Hands to Work

Lauren, Patty, and Annie of Annie's Overflow in Holderness NH

(from left): Lauren, Patty, and Annie Look Forward to Seeing You Soon!

Friends and patrons of Annie’s showed up by the dozen on Tuesday morning ready to put their gloves on and get to work. With no questions asked the work to clean up and re-model the re-modeling began. Finally this past Thursday (October 6, 2011) Annie’s was ready enough to turn the lights back on and re-open the doors. For folks like yours-truly, it wasn’t a moment too soon – not having had a proper breakfast in 4 weeks!

Now Serving Breakfast and Lunch 7 Days a Week in Plymouth NH!

So Annie would just like to take a moment and say, “THANK YOU!” to all the folks who had come in to help and otherwise wish them a speedy recovery. She’s got a pot of coffee on and Lauren, Patty, and the gang are eager to see all there friends again – and to make new friends as well! So stop by and take a friend or your family out for a great breakfast or lunch at Annie’s Overflow today. See you soon!

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No Comments updated July 26, 2013

Belmont Welcomes el Jimador

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Yesenia (third from left) and her friendly staff look forward to serving you

Belmont NH-

The Lakes Region has a new site of culinary delights, thanks to the Grand Opening of el Jimador restaurant at 171 Daniel Webster Highway in Belmont, NH. New owner Yesenia Arellano was very excited to open the doors this evening and serve her first customers, including yours truly.

A Long Family History in Mexican Fare

Owner Yesenia Arellano explained her desire to open a restaurant came from a long family history of restaurant ownership, including her parents and siblings. Although her family has a numer of restaurants in the Detroit Michigan area, Yesenia had moved to New Hampshire to be closer to her husband’s family. So here she is on opening night in Belmont NH.

Fine Mexican Dining Fare in an Attractive and Comfortable Setting

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The dining area in el Jimador is attractive, spacious, and relaxing

As you might expect from the name, el Jimador’s charming staff serves quality authentic Mexican dishes, along with enough of the Americanized south of the border favorites for the diner with a less authentic appetite. While my lovely and charming companion enjoyed her taquitos with excellent spanish rice, I selected the less adventurous Americanized standard taco. We both had a good time and enjoyed the great food while listening to the light latin folk music playing in the background.

Welcome Yesenia and el Jimador restaurant, y buenas suerte!

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No Comments updated August 5, 2012