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Hosts with pets - BIG pets

by Auspicious 4 days ago

We have hosted Thanksgiving and Christmas for many years. We're tired. Relatives have offered to step up (which is lo...

hill food commented 6 hours ago

Why do guests INSIST on bringing a dish?

by candinr 2 days ago

We are always the host of friend get togethers. While I wouldn't call these get togethers "dinner parties", they are...

Ttrockwood commented 8 hours ago

Restaurant/waitress adds to credit card bill. what to do?

by rtv 9 months ago

We went out for dinner at a restaurant that we have been going to for many many years. this particular time we had a...


josephnl commented 14 hours ago

I fed a vegetarian lard by mistake. Do I tell her?

by lulubelle 6 years ago

I made a big 7-layer taco dip thingy to take to movie night at a friend's house. Because a couple of people in our ...

MplsM ary commented 3 days ago

This is my third visit here for dinner.

by Gastronomos 2 years ago

This is my third visit here for dinner. We usually have breakfast here. Seven of us entered a packed place for dinne...

Gastronomos commented 3 days ago

What Are YOUR Kitchen Superstitions?

by PotatoHouse 1 month ago

I grew up in an Irish-Native American home just rife with superstitions. I don't really hold to those anymore (I don'...

hill food commented 3 days ago

Spelling errors on menus and websites

by Curlz 1 year ago

I just made a reservation on Open Table for a mid-priced restaurant and was stunned to see "pre-fix menu available" o...


Harters commented 4 days ago

I see you haven't's good to see you anyway.

by SamuelAt 2 months ago

After being away for business and personal reasons, I decided it was time to have a gathering at my home. Since I wo...

nannygoat commented 4 days ago

Allergic to tikka masala?

by geekyfoodie 8 years ago

Has anyone experienced something like this? Every time I eat tikka masala, I break out in hives. It's not serious, bu...

hal2010 commented 6 days ago

Best way to clean up fish scales

by gileo1 26 days ago

Hi. I often buy whole fish straight off the fishermen, and remove their scales in the sink (under water to preve...

Cheese Boy commented 12 days ago

Starting a Baking Club

by sandylc 2 years ago

I am interested in starting a baking club in my area with the goal of sharing my interest with others of similar incl...


Garlandj commented 15 days ago

Being addressed as "boss" by employees

by ebchower 2 months ago

I recently shopped at a food store and was emailed a survey that asked what could have been done to improve the exper...

nannygoat commented 16 days ago

Bringing a Book to a Restaurant - My Lunch at Bawarchi in Fairfax

by Steve 28 days ago

Thia is an odd, hybrid post about a particular lunch, but globally about the practice of bringing a book to read at t...

Bob W commented 23 days ago

Harassing a waiter/waitress

by kronictonic 3 months ago

After having a pleasant dinner at a new place my wife and I witnessed an embarrassing scene. A couple at another tabl...

sunshine842 commented 24 days ago

What are these stupid bugs and why won't they die??

by thursday 3 years ago

We found teeny tiny little bugs in our sugar bowl close to a year ago. They're about 1/4 to 1/2 the size of a gnat, ...


cmvb commented 25 days ago

Dinner Club Ideas

by yeoyeo 8 years ago

I have recently started up a dinner club in my area (Newport, RI). Any ideas for themes? I think this will be a gre...


smilingal commented 25 days ago

Halloween and Peanut Allergies

by jlafler 8 years ago

Our daughter, who is almost two, went trick-or-treating for the first time this year. She's allergic to peanuts, and ...


Pinkgal23338 commented 27 days ago

Buying Halloween Candy: How Soon is Too Soon?

by 512window 1 month ago

Every year I have to buy candy to hand out to the trick or treaters. Every year I play a game of chicken with myself...

512window commented 28 days ago

Large Amount of Spices

by preciousone 28 days ago

Can a tourist visiting US bring large amount of spices for his friend? (such as, black pepper powder, plum powder, pr...

Coogles commented 28 days ago

Speaking to a celebrity chef at a function

by prio girl 2 months ago

I'm not sure if this is the correct board (or if "Etiquette" is better suited) but here goes. Picture this: 1) You...


josephnl commented 1 month ago

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