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

by gutreactions 2 months ago

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

Melanie Wong commented 12 hours ago

Give my dad his beer! Your just standing there!

by galaxycat 2 months 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...


Bookwich commented 21 hours ago

R.I.P. Eric Weingarten

by Dave Feldman 7 days ago

I am sad to report that frequent contributor to this board, Eric Weingarten, passed away in early May. Eric emigrate...

enbell commented 2 days ago

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

by Mission 2 months 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...


Foxeyblue commented 2 days ago

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...


PiperBob commented 2 days ago

Advice for a pro-kitchen newbie

by iheartcooking 11 days ago

Hi Hounds! I'm delighted to say that I've landed a part time job as a prep cook (with other duties to follow) for a v...


elegraph commented 5 days ago

Yet another tip question: Servers? Do you have a minimum DOLLAR amount?

by cayjohan 9 years ago

Fair warning - I may be a rube. I just want to know! Back story: I cook at home, for many reasons, most significan...


Klyde commented 8 days ago

Getting rid of fish smell after cooking...

by Rabbit 9 years ago

Apologies in advance if this is on the wrong board. I'm trying to be all health conscious, which (for me) means ea...


catlady1967 commented 10 days ago

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Griswold #10 Tite Top Dutch Oven

by RUVONNED 13 days ago

I have a Griswold Dutch Oven with Lid. cast 10 Iron Pat D March 16 20 just wondering what it's value might be? Than...

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 ...

hotoynoodle commented 18 days ago

Removing Oil Stains From Fabric - Any foolproof methods?

by Breadcrumbs 5 years ago

The best I've found so far is to rub Palmolive dish soap into fresh oil stains. This doesn't always work though. ...

Bob Martinez commented 18 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....


Marie0319 commented 18 days ago

Is the Pringles container recyclable?

by dagwood 7 years ago

My son loves Pringles and goes through about a container a week. The container (the cylindrical can that resembles...


maria1955 commented 23 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 1 month 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 1 month ago

Long Island - a place unlike any other

by Gastronomos 4 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 months ago


by shoeman 2 months 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 2 months ago

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