5 million clicks…

Over the weekend, I noticed that the ticker on my Flickr account had passed the five million mark.

Now, I have no clue if that’s a big deal in the grand scheme of things, but I’m celebrating.  To thank you all for reading this blog and visiting my Flickr photostream, I’m giving away a prize.

The winner, who will be selected at random, will receive a $100 gift certificate to one on the following list of some of my favorite restaurants (your choice):

1. Eleven Madison Park (actually it’s good for any of the Union Square Hospitality Group‘s restaurants in New York City, which include Maialino, Gramercy Tavern, and Union Square Cafe, among others)

2. Manresa (Los Gatos, California)

3. Avenues (Chicago)

4. bluestem (Kansas City)

5. The American Restaurant (Kansas City).

6. Le Bernardin (New York City)

7. Cafe Boulud (New York City)

8. frasca food & wine (Boulder)

9. niche (St. Louis)

10. Alex (Las Vegas)

11. ubuntu (Napa)

12. The French Laundry (Yountville)

Here’s what you have to do to win:

1. Follow me on Twitter and tweet a link to this post (if you’re already following me, simply tweet a link to this post). Make sure to include “@ulteriorepicure” in the tweet so I can keep track of the entries.


2. In the comment portion of this post, name the restaurant whose photographs were the first photos to be uploaded to my Flickr account. (Hint: the restaurant is not in the United States.)

3. If you do both 1 and 2, you will have a double entry.

The contest closes at midnight on December 24, 2010 (Central Standard Time). The winner will be announced here, at the bottom of this post, on Christmas day.  Good luck!

WINNER: A big thanks to everyone who participated in this contest, and a double thanks to those of you who read this blog regularly.  Have a very merry Christmas and a happy and safe new year!  The winner of this contest has the Twitter account @cookinginvein. Please email me (top right corner of this blog) your restaurant choice, your full name and your mailing address. Congratulations!

~ by ulterior epicure on December 20, 2010.

65 Responses to “5 million clicks…”

  1. Morimoto

  2. Oud Sluis

  3. Oud Sluis

    Happy Holidays UE.


  4. I believe it was Oud Sluis in Holland

  5. oud sluis – beautiful.

  6. Oud sluis — where I hope to go in July!

  7. Oud Sluis. And congratulations.

  8. Oud Sluis

  9. oud sluis – nice, 5 million hits! congrats and merry christmas

  10. Oud Sluis. Congratulations on your milestone!!

  11. oud sluis

  12. Oud Sluis. Good luck to everyone!

  13. Oud Sluis

  14. That will be Oud Sluis. Congratulations on the flickr milestone.

  15. Oud Sluis!

  16. Oud Sluis. : )

  17. Oud Sluis. Congratulations, my friend!

  18. Oud Sluis! Amazing!

  19. Congratulations! Oud Sluis!

  20. Oud Sluis

  21. Oud Sluis

  22. Oud Sluis. 5 million views is absolutely incredible, congratulations!

  23. Congrats! Oud Sluis. Nothing like a good giveaway to generate comments! :-)

  24. Oud Sluis.
    Contest aside, I want to thank you for putting so much into this site. I can only travel rarely and thanks to you I feel like I have the opportunity to get the most from the vacations I can take. The best part of traveling is eating!

  25. Er… through careful analysis and much original thought and without just copying the post above this one… I’ll go with…..Oud Sluis.

    To be fair to everyone else, probably 2 million of those clicks were me.

  26. Oud Sluis. Congrats!

  27. Oud Sluis!! Congratulations … that’s quite an accomplishment!

  28. Oud Sluis

  29. Oud Sluis

  30. oud sluis


  31. Oud Sluis

    5 million views–wow! Not surprising as you’re a talented photographer!

  32. Oud Sluis

    Your writing is effortlessly beautiful, and your pictures are the perfect compliment. Congrats.

  33. Oud Sluis.

  34. Oud Sluis and Happy Holidays.

    Your photos must be special when I’m eagerly anticipating ones that haven’t even been taken yet (L’Arnsbourg).

  35. Oud Sluis
    5 million views…impressive.

  36. Oud Sluis

    Love the blog. Congrats!

  37. Oud Sluis!

  38. Oud Sluis! Congrats!

  39. Oud Sluis.

    Love your blog and photos. Cheers to another 5 million views!

  40. Tried following you on twitter, says I am blocked. Odd.

  41. Oud Sluis

  42. Oud Sluis. Peace.

  43. Oud Sluis is the one.

    5 Million clicks? Bravo, what a milestone. Congrats and Cheers to you.

    Life worth eating.

  44. Oud Sluis it is. I’ve enjoyed the blog. Happy holidays, UE.

  45. Won’t deny that everyone else helped with the answer! Oud Sluis

  46. Oud Sluis

    Just checking out the Picholine pics to get a pre-taste of what I’m in for my birthday dinner tonight.

    Happy Holidays!

  47. Oud Sluis

  48. Oud Sluis.

    Congrats, and best of luck on your future endeavors!

  49. Oud Sluis

    Congrats on 5 million! Sounds like a reason to celebrate to me as well.

  50. Oud Sluis. Well done and happy Christmas!

  51. Oud Sluis. Congratulations!

  52. Oud Sluis!

  53. Oud Sluis. Congratulations!

  54. Thanks for giving us all the chance to live vicariously through your beautiful pictures!

    PS. Oud Sluis

  55. Oud Sluis. Congratulations!

  56. Oud Sluis.
    Congratulations on your 5 million clicks and counting. What wonderful pictures you take!

  57. Oud Sluis – as always, wonderful and addictive photos! Happy holidays. Best regards.

  58. Oud Sluis.

  59. oud sluis! looks wonderful!

  60. Oud Sluis.
    Congratulations… :)

  61. Oud Sluis and I hope to be enjoying a wonderful night at Niche soon. Thanks for including a St Louis gem!!

  62. oud sluis congrats on the five million

  63. Oud Sluis. Nice to know there are other midwestern gourmands out there!

  64. Thank you for all of your very kind words and congratulations, everyone! Oud Sluis was the correct answer.

    @Linda B: Nice recovery. :)

    @docsconz: You know it!

    @Sara F: Thank you, that’s very kind.

    @Moby: Heh, thanks for everything. I hope to see you soon!

    @KD: My first meal to l’Arnsbourg is on Flickr. But, hopefully, there will be a new set to come soon.

    @Sheryl: Happy belated birthday. I hope you had a great time at Picholine.

  65. Thank you. I am so flattered, thankful, and grateful. Never won anything in my life and have to work hard for everything I earn.

    And this is the first Christmas off since 1990. Sadden by a shock news when a friend recently met in a kitchen collapsed and in coma. Then this bring me a smile on the face. Cheers to you again and please continue to share your passion for living and food with us for as long as you can enjoy it.

    Life worth living and eating.

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