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food co-op

by pat hammond 22 years ago

I'm hoping to help a friend in Manhattan. She read about a produce co-op in the NY Times a while back. This outfit delivers fresh produce to people in NY City. Of course, one has to join the ...

Magic Hat

by Elisa Davis 22 years ago

I'm in Vermont, staying near the Magic Hat brewery. So far, I've sampled Hocus Pocus, which is great --appears to be seasonal, or at least new--and Blind Faith, which is IPA-esque and I don't like...

Funny story

by Jeremy Osner 22 years ago

There is a funny story at http://www.infobeat.com/stories/cgi/story.cgi?id=255531 6853-3c6 about odd dishes customers order at expensive restaurants. My favorite is of someone ordering beluga ca...


by Tina 22 years ago

I see a lot of people have eaten at the Soup Kitchen. Has anyone tried the Daily Soup? The sengelese peanut soup is outrageous. I would love some comments about The Daily Soup.

Madison Sqaure Garden Restaurants

by Barbara D. 22 years ago

I'll be attending a concert at Madison Square Garden on 8/6. Can anyone recommend a good, moderate $$ nearby restaurant for a pre-show dinner?

Blue Ribbon Bakery

by Jim Leff 22 years ago

I just went to Blue Ribbon Bakery...check out my impressions in the What Jim Had For Dinner Last Night section ([BROKEN LINK REMOVED]). Sorry I'm not posting more...life keeps getting in the w...

Eric A's Barbecue Review - July 15th

by Christina Z. 22 years ago

Jim, Nice mention in Eric A's article on barbecque in The Times today. Looking forward to reading your book in October.

Breaking News!

by Jim Leff 22 years ago

Bad News: Georgie's Pastries and Better Crust Bakery have closed Good News: Charles Southern Kitchen's all-you-can-eat buffet is open Bad News: Charles just split town for a couple of weeks. R...

Molly O'Neill on PBS

by John Knoesel 22 years ago

Made my first donation to PBS in the hope that more programs about chowhounding are produced by, for and about the local food scene. I'd have to say my two favorite characters were the donut dud...

Fast Food for Everyone

by Beth 22 years ago

Burger King and McDonalds restaurants would like to offer a vegetarian burger option, but they need our help to do it! Please call your local Burger King and McDonald's Restaurants as well as Mc...

tarte flambe

by Joseph Rothenberg 22 years ago

Just returned from Alsace, France. A great delicacy in that area is tarte flambe - a sort of elegant French version of pizza. Is this available anywhere in New York and if not, why not.


by Peter Palmieri 22 years ago

Am curious if anyone belongs to the Slow-Food movement which is headquarted in Bra, Piemonte, Italy. I am always looking for a restaurant that serves real Italian food in NYC.

Looking for Romance

by KP 22 years ago

I currently go to college in Boston and my girlfriend goes to Rutgers(New Brunswick) in NJ... I get to visit her every few months and so far we've only gone out to eat at local places. She's a ...

Soup Man Dances on Seinfeld's Grave

by Jim Leff 22 years ago

Al Yeganeh, the Soup Man, plans a day of celebration this Thursday (the day of the final Seinfeld broadcast). All sorts of events are planned, from a cyberchat to a free soup giveaway (to regulars ...

Restaurant Notes

by Peter Palmieri 22 years ago

Last week drove up to "The Mason Jar" in Mahwah, NJ on route #202, just off route #17 where I enjoyed a very good pulled pork sandwich. The pork is slow cooked over low heat, using real hickory ...

A good week for chowhounding !

by John Knoesel 22 years ago

What's up everyone? Sat. nite @ Christo's Hasapos in Astoria was real nice! Great meze and a dynamite porterhouse for 2 ($42.00) Much better than Luger for $70.00. Weds. nite with clients @ Solera ...

ChowHound Help, Por Favor....

by Lisa Antinore 22 years ago

I recently accepted a weekly restaurant review column for Queens Ledger Papers. They produce seventeen different community publications (everything from LIC, Astoria, Maspeth, Glendale, Ridgewood,...

Place for a crowd?

by Alan Divack 22 years ago

I am looking for a good place for a crowd, probably about 20-25 people, to go on a Friday or Saturday night in about 3 weeks. Not too expensive, downtown or Brooklyn preferred. Ideally someplac...

guide to Portland restaurants

by jdixon@igc.apc.org 22 years ago

I also posted this in the "elsewhere" topic... My first foray into web publishing is an unofficial guide to Portland restaurants for anyone coming to town for the International Association of C...

A Chowhound with kids needs places to go!

by Lisa R. 22 years ago

We are looking for a place for tomorrow night- and any other nights- for my family and another, four kids total!-to eat. We will be with another family of chef Dad and Mom and 2 kids, and we ar...

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