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NYC sit-down dessert spots

by sned 1 day ago

I'd love any recs for sit-down dessert options in NYC. I'm planning an anniversary date - we'll be eating early-ish before an 8pm broadway show and I'm hoping to find somewhere nice we can go after...

Question about Rehearsal Dinner Venue for Large Group near Pasadena, CA

by goirish11 11 days ago

Hi! I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations for a nice rehearsal dinner venue within thirty minutes of Pasadena for about 80 guests? I was hoping for it to not be super expensive so mayb...


Beginners in Paris

by SueFH 1 day ago

We have 5 nights in Paris in mid-May, essentially first time for both of us. I’m much more interested in food than my husband, so I’m in charge (he’d eat at McDonald’s if nothing caught his eye); h...

In search of Thai green curry martini

by smaointe 13 days ago

I had a most excellent Thai green curry martini (probably the best cocktail I've ever had) at the Pot Luck Club in Cape Town, SA. Am curious if there are any bars in Manhattan that would offer up s...


Alo Reservation Available Feb 27 7:15pm

by rothwellsmith 2 days ago

Hi There, I have a reservation for 2pp that is available at Alo on Feb 27 @ 7:15pm - it is for the extended Tasting Menu As there are no refunds, if anyone is interested in taking the reservat...

2019-2020 Dungeness crab in the Bay Area

Sushi Monster
by Sushi Monster 2 months ago

It's that time again. Anyone seeing crab at R99? Report in! Supposedly Safeway and Lucky are saying by the end of the week. But that's for cooked crab.

Playing catch up in Portland, ME...

by lobstagal 9 days ago

looking for suggestions for a good spot for two old friends to catch up over lunch in downtown Portland? TIA!

Mexican Restaurants-Tucson AZ

by nohurry 6 days ago

Hey, Mrbigshot#1, Tucdan, EWSflash, Francelle...are you all still around...? Stop the [tortilla] presses: here's the news...my new favorite is PAPA LOCO, on Rita Road south of Valencia. It's rat...


Eastside Restaurants?

by JayDK 6 days ago

Haven't been to the Eastside for ages. What restaurants would you recommend? Anything exotic? Noteworthy? Worth it? My default is Anthonys. Help please?

Best Restaurant for Dungeness Crab

by honeybrook_99 15 days ago

Hi again! I have been told we will be missing crab season on our vacation in July but it was suggested that great crab can still be had- if we chose the right restaurant. One maybe with live tanks?...

What were the original restaurants and eateries at the Palisades Center?

by DanielleP2002 13 days ago

I've been going to the mall since I was born, and I love researching its history. Does anyone from the Rockland area know what original restaurants and eateries were at the mall, from when it first...

Best Dungeness Crab Meal

by honeybrook_99 23 days ago

Hi all- we will be visiting in early July- is fresh dungeness still available? Where is the best place to experience it? TIA.

English Bay and Gastown Recommendations?

by kaleokahu 27 days ago

My wife and I are staying in Van for two nights. Our hotel is on English Bay. On a prior trip we discovered Red Umbrella, so I think we're fixed for breakfasts. That leaves 2 dinners and lunche...

Late November lunch spot in Liguria

by nicwil1120 6 months ago

My husband and I will have have one day of our late November trip to Italy dedicated to driving -- something we have to do to make our itinerary work. We'll wake up in Siena early on Monday 11/25 a...

Looking for a solid mid-range place in Brooklyn for 50 pax

by Agordo 1 month ago

Hi my girlfriend and I are eloping in early May. Afterwards comes the impossible task of hosting meals with various families. For my Haitian side (i'm all mixed up), I am looking for a place in Bro...

In Search Of A Cooking Class For A 50th Birthday Present In Manhattan Or Brooklyn

by sgny 1 month ago

Looking for a cooking/baking class in Manhattan or Brooklyn for a 50th Birthday present. I know and have been to DeGustibus at Macy’s so looking for something different. Thanks.

Haute Eggs

by eggsthusiasm 3 months ago

I am researching eggs, and am interested in eating some fancypants eggs at a fine dining restaurant on the eastern seaboard, somewhere between Boston and Washington DC. Anyone have ideas for places...

Best Dungeness Crab Meal

by honeybrook_99 23 days ago

Hi all- we will be visiting in early July- is fresh dungeness still available? Where is the best place to experience it? TIA.