Skip to comments.Investment company of billionaire George Soros relishes big stake in Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (Flashback)
Posted on 08/10/2009 7:13:12 PM PDT by Sammy67
Syracuse, NY - Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, the popular Syracuse eatery, may have been founded by bikers. But now, it has a big corporate backer.
Soros Strategic Partners LP, a private investment company launched by one of the world's wealthiest people, billionaire financier George Soros, owns 70 percent of the business, Dinosaur co-founder John Stage said today.
Soros' company made the investment last year, but Stage kept it quiet until now. News leaked out after Dinosaur Bar-B-Que filed documents listing the company owners on an application for tax breaks in Troy, where Stage hopes to open his next restaurant.
The Times Union of Albany first reported Soros' involvement today.
Stage, who opened a Dinosaur location in Harlem in 2004, said he met and befriended two partners from Soros Strategic Partners, David Wassong and Mark Pinho, a couple of years ago in New York. When Stage's former partners in the Dinosaur business, Syracusans Larry and
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Dinosaur Bar-B-Que voted America’s best barbecue in ABC’s “Good Morning America” poll
by Tim Knauss / The Post-Standard Saturday May 23, 2009, 5:20 PM
Remind me to never eat BBQ in New York
Most of the food in this city is miserable. The very expensive stuff is probably just fine, however.
Why the hell would anyone eat BBQ here, anyway? That's something you do in Macon.
This guy needs to go.
Or at Perrini Ranch in scenic Buffalo Gap Texas.
George Soros needs to be patriotic and pay taxes, just ask VP Biden!
Is that an invite? L0L
Looks good! http://www.periniranch.com/
Pay up Bucko!
Texas, that's what I meant.
“George Soros needs to be patriotic and pay taxes, just ask VP Biden!”
That’s what gets me these guys advocate higher taxes and then turn around and do everything in thier power to limit thier own.
Maybe the best in New York, but that would be like being the best hemorrhoid in Rosie O'Donnell’s ass.
Bar-B-Que.........who even spells Q that way.....New Yorkers!
Thanks for letting me know about this. There is a Dinosaur BBQ here in Rochester NY and I will never go there again and I will tell all my friends never to go there!
Now he pledged $35 million for drugs and booze for the parents of needy school children in NY...