catbird seat


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catbird seat

n.
A position of power or prominence.

cat′bird seat`



n.
Informal. an advantageous situation or position.
[1940–45, Amer.]
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After staging at the prestigious Noma restaurant in Copenhagen, Anderson relocated to Nashville to helm the kitchen at The Catbird Seat, now considered one of the country's most ground-breaking restaurants, where he delivered an ever-evolving, 14-course tasting menu in an interactive format and received another James Beard Foundation Award nomination for 'Best New Restaurant.' In 2018, Anderson was brought out to the California Coast where he took over as Executive Chef at San Francisco's COI, earning two Michelin stars.
Defending champions City currently occupy the catbird seat on 92 points, one more than Liverpool, and with a greater goal difference.
Part of the new dynamic is that manager Joe Maddon is either on the hot seat as a lame-duck manager, or he's in the catbird seat as a potential free-agent manager.
This time, China is no longer in the catbird seat, waiting to pick through the spoils of desperate foreign companies.
Thanks to the volume of choices and quality found in waterfowling apparel, duck hunters are in the proverbial catbird seat. Perhaps like no other time in the history of hunting has the duck hunter had so many quality, functional clothing options at various price points.
But regardless of which group is in the catbird seat, industry professionals agree that the numbers show a real estate market in transition.<br />The number of pending Long Island home sales dropped in June, which marked year-over-year sales declines for three of the last four months.<br />There were 3,035 homes contracted for sale in Nassau and Suffolk counties last month, down 5.2 percent from the 3,199 pending home sales recorded in June 2017, according to the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island.
Even as Manafort joined the campaign on March 29, he wanted some prominent Russians to know he was in the catbird seat. On April 11, he sent an email to his Ukrainian partner Konstantin Kilimnik to alert him to what Manafort called the "OVD operation," according to emails reported first by The Washington Post and later The Atlantic.
Trying to find a juicy Modi-Modi link is not a priority until all the facts are in because the scam started rolling in 2013 when the UPA government was in the catbird seat. It is too early to tell whether in the three years of his command Narendra Modi's finance ministry failed to exercise due diligence and we will have to see how the inside story of this massive fraud unfolds.
Midtown's self-described culinary incubator Catbird Seat, currently led by chef Ryan Poli, was the first to introduce the limited-seat, highly progressive tasting menu experience into the city's lexicon.
It's run by young Nashville entrepreneurs Max and Ben Goldberg, the Catbird Seat restaurant is upstairs - very much a destination in itself - and, yes, that might be Jack White or Reese Witherspoon at another table (thepattersonnashville.com).
Some of the parvenu in this greatly expanded economic elite must surely see their interests in the status quo, that is the one-party government that occupies the catbird seat these days.
He said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa once again was in the catbird seat to get benefited from the Information Services Academy and hoped that other provinces will also follow.