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Retire where?

by brooktroutchaser 1 year ago

A year or so from retiring. Seeking a walkable small town or beach community with mild winters, farmers market, upsca...


Indy 67 commented 13 hours ago

Is it ok to tip less now with the new minimum wage hike? Regions San Francisco Bay Area, Norcal

by Mission 1 month ago

Now that servers are getting a "living wage"... why tip at all? I mean is that not the point of the new living wa...


treb commented 3 days ago

Plate sharing fee- why?

by lawgirl3278 9 years ago

This was brought up on my local board. Why would a restaurant charge $5 or more for people to share something? I'm ...

Rmis32 commented 4 days ago

What's that smell and why is it permeating my food?

by alikaprincess 1 year ago

Please help! I need to figure out what could be causing this, ruining expensive food, and how to fix it if possible....

hill food commented 4 days ago

Vegetarians and Weight Gain?

by NicoleFriedman 5 years ago

I am not a vegetarian myself but I am curious; is there anyone on CH who found that when they switched to a vegetaria...

mcf commented 7 days ago

A guy walks into a restaurant in Napa and orders a beer...

by gutreactions 20 days ago

Just wanted to share a funny story a friend of mine told me recently. They were attending a wedding in beautiful Napa...

nannygoat commented 7 days ago

Are silver dragees killing us all? (REPOST)

by AnneInMpls 10 years ago

For years, my husband has refused to decorate cookies with silver dragees (those little silver BBs). He always points...


MC1960 commented 15 days ago

Long Island - a place unlike any other

by Gastronomos 3 months ago

With the news printing today of Joan Reminick publishing her last review at Newsday (for a take-out gyro joint in Eas...

mcf commented 15 days ago

AMEX, is it me or them?

by Delucacheesemonger 7 years ago

l use an American Express card exclusively. Many restaurants , more recently, are not accepting Amex, but accept Visa...


bluebellrose commented 15 days ago

Mouse in the oven!

by somervilleoldtimer 7 years ago

Our tenant's oven was home to a mouse/mice for a short period, before they were caught. Now the oven stinks to high ...


Querencia commented 15 days ago

Bar "buy backs" [moved from Boston board]

by postemotional1 5 years ago

[NOTE: We've moved this digression from the thread at


sherronplourde commented 19 days ago


by shoeman 20 days ago

Unsure of where to eat we stumbled into Patsy's as a last minute decision. It was about 8:30 pm during the week and t...


CarrollLafio commented 19 days ago

Food names for pets

by EM23 2 years ago

I was just reading through the Dog or Cat thread and see that foiegras mentioned that they named all of their dogs fo...

Karl S commented 21 days ago

Reheating fish at work... faux pas?

by cgarner 5 years ago

It's Friday It's Lent I don't eat meat on Fridays during Lent I had leftover breadded haddock and pierogies from...


Pete88 commented 24 days ago

Dinner contract includes 22% gratuity

by carlylecat 2 years ago

Just asked for a reservation at a restaurant for a group of 15 - they wanted a credit card form filled out in advance...


fourunder commented 29 days ago

$15 Minimum Wage=No Tip

by PotatoHouse 10 months ago

I found this article interesting and figured I would share it, although I am sure it will create a big debate. htt...


Chowrin commented 30 days ago

Help! chili pepper on fingers and have to take out contacts soon

by relizabeth 9 years ago

hi, I'm rather stupid and diced a chili without gloves. How can i get the fire off of my fingers so I can take my...


kelsalot commented 1 month ago

Give my dad his beer! Your just standing there!

by galaxycat 1 month ago

My dad and I went out to dinner last night at a local place. My dad ordered a beer. Five minutes later the waitress c...

nannygoat commented 1 month ago

3 drinks, up at 3am, why?

by babette feasts 5 years ago

When I was in college, I could, like most of my cohorts, drink way too much, sleep well, and function in the morning....

rasputina commented 1 month ago

greeting in Japanese restaurants

by Geoff 7 years ago

So you walk into many Japanese restaurants and the staff all call out *something* as you walk in, as a greeting. Wha...


stevebass commented 1 month ago

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