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[*] posted on 11-12-2021 at 05:26 PM
lost another legend


sad to report my good friend Dmytri of La Fonda has blended his last banana daiquiri :( DEP Joe!




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[*] posted on 11-12-2021 at 07:50 PM


https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/costa-mesa-ca/ore...

https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2002-jun-17-me-lafon...




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[*] posted on 11-12-2021 at 09:37 PM


RIP




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[*] posted on 11-13-2021 at 05:54 AM


Sorry to hear that. Been to La Fonda many times over the years, I remember him well.

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[*] posted on 11-13-2021 at 11:12 AM


RIP MR. D

He was one of a kind. I and my whole family and many friends have 45 years of fond memories and great times in both his joints. We had an early dinner there 4 weeks ago (prime rib carved table side out of a vintage cart) and got to chat with Mr. D and Sara for a bit. He was still smiling and happy that we said hello.

End of an era.







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[*] posted on 11-13-2021 at 11:54 AM


Fond memories haven't been there in 25yrs. I wonder if things changed after being bought out in 2002
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[*] posted on 11-13-2021 at 01:47 PM


The infamous banana daiquiris, the fresh baked chips, smoked marlin dip and a whole fired fish. Got a wheelbarrow to the car:bounce::biggrin::barf: .



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[*] posted on 11-14-2021 at 06:19 AM


So sad. Was just there on Thursday for lunch and nobody mentioned a thing. He was always a presence and at times a bit rough around the edges, but whenever he would stop by our table and we would share with him what we were celebrating, he would share a shot of tequila with us. He will certainly be missed.

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