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yardbird

1. n. a convict. Who’s the yardbird with the headphones on his noodle?
2. n. an inept soldier. (Military.) How many of you yardbirds would like to go home in one piece?
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Although Yardbird serves all-day breakfast I think it's safe to say that the clue to what it specialises in is chicken, chicken and more chicken.
Yardbird also makes its own doughnuts and is showcasing a cocktail menu that will feature house "hard shakes" - blends of specialist liquors and traditional milk shake ingredients.
Jeff has a great ability to adapt to any environment, and he cooks food that is tasty, clean and simple, while bringing a great energy to create an upbeat vibe - you can see it every day at Yardbird.
Last time out Charlie Yardbird was runner up to Ri Na Deise at Ballinrobe and can go one better today.
The Yardbird is certainly not the city's only independent venue of note, but the crowd it attracts is probably unique, ranging from dreadlocked students to suited business types, all of whom are prepared to indulge in a bit of body-popping after a Jgermeister or two.
Charlie Yardbird, the form pick of the Noel Meade pair, is stepping up in trip, while Notre Pere is also likely to relish the longer distance after winning at Punchestown last time.
The Yardbird Jazz Club, Paradise Place, Birmingham (0121 212 2524)
HRH of The Dirty Old Folkers, who |play at The Yardbird on Sunday
Charlie Yardbird completed the Meade treble when justifying favouritism by a length and a half in the bumper.
But if you ask fans of the Yardbirds, the seminal British rock band whose last studio record was released in 1968, the wait for ``Birdland,'' the group's new project, was well worth it.
He entertained a large crowd at The Yardbird with his biggest hit to date, Elusive.
They will be appearing on Thursday at The Yardbird Jazz Club in Birmingham and it has been operating a committed live policy since it opened in 2007.
If you miss the Dan Weiss musicians on Wednesday, they are in town to do educational work with the Birmingham Conservatoire jazz students and will be joining some of them at the Yardbird Jazz Club's Cobweb Collective jam session on Thursday from 10pm.
Stablemate Yardbird reverts to novice company - after wins in handicap chases at Wincanton and Newbury - in the April Novices' Chase, taking on Napolitain and Unleash, who has not run since his third behind Darkness and Iris's Gift in a Grade 2 event at Newbury in November.
Music fans packed into seven city centre venues to see and hear performances by emerging talent as well as established headline artists including Ivor Novello award-winning singersongwriter Scott Matthews at The Yardbird and a set by urban wordsmith Polarbear at The Sunflower Lounge.