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Riva & I returned to Restaurant Portugal in Ossining
last night, Jim, with your review in mind. Great food!
The soups (kale & potato with sausage, bread soup with
seafood) were wonderful and hea...
To all those who have lamented the close of Pearson's
-- we're coming back. The pit is on order. We'll
have the same food, same menu, in Jackson Heights this
time. I hope for a June opening ...
Okay, I'm sure that got your attention, it sure got
mine today at an upscale,(read expensive), "farmers
market". I saw two new products, Garlic Chablis
Cooking Wine and its' mate, Garlic Burgund...
I just heard--on good authority--that Ruth Reichl is
leaving the New York Times, apparently to go to Gourmet
Magazine, though that's not clear. Anyone else hear
I do like her food...
There's a trend in Westchester for Chinese restaurants
to add a sushi bar and Japanese menu. My impression is
that the result is usually a restaurant that does two
cuisines badly, and I wonder why...
I recently went to the Pearl Oyster Bar, (for the 6th time). After the wait (30 min. and a few beers on the street) I asked if they are going to take over the space next door? I was informed that t...
I'll be in NE Puerto rico (Luquillo/Fajardo/El Yunque)
for three days. Any great recommendations? Thanks
very much! -Adam
Is it just me or is the NY Times restaurant section
(both Wed. and Fri.) plodding in Chowhounds footsteps?
The most recent examples that stand out in my mind are:
1. Buying (was it tacos?) from a...
The front page of today's Wall Street Journal had an
article about a "buoyantly corpulent" Italian expat who
goes around to so-called Italian restaurants in NY
(there are people like this all ov...
can anyone suggest a good brunch place that can
accomidate a group of about 20 for a party
going to opera that ends late. any suggestions for late
supper any ethnic walking distance between Lincoln
Center and Mayflowere hotel?
i need a unique place and/or idea for a company christmas party. there will be about 15-20 people. we want good food and something different for atmosphere, etc. looking for more than a room to hav...
Any ideas for a fun place (in Manhattan or Brooklyn)
with good food and rock and roll dance music. Party is
for 25-30 people, next fall.
Can anyone help me as to where Charlotte Russe cups can be purchased? They seem to be almost extinct. Anyone I talk to only has there last handful. I need only 300 of them. If anyone knows wher...
Can you reccommend a good source for muffins and
bagels for a small brooklyn cafe?
I saw a roach climbing up the wall in the bread department of Balducci's today. The countergal finessed it, but we both had looks on our faces like we wanted to run out of there toot sweet. Must be...
Yesterday I received the disturbing new that I have
high cholesterol! especially disturbing because I am
only 23, and have always thought of "high cholesterol"
as something that happened to olde...
I mentioned that dark chocolate is
cardiovascularly speaking, in the
cholesterol thread (see Re(3):
need the help of all chowhounds).
Someone asked for more details,
My spies have notified me that, with Ruth Reichl
coming to GOURMET as the new editor-in-chief,
restaurant reviewer David Rosengarten is departing
pronto. Seems they probably wouldn't get along, ...
He also has to pay a fine and do community service
for cooking the books at his restaurant to the tune
of $140K. The Food Network must be pretty embarrassed.
They probably burned the tapes of all ...
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