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Trip Report

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by David Russinoff 22 years ago

I happened to discover this web site last week while preparing for my annual weekend pilgrimmage to New York, a tradition established twenty years ago when I left the city for parts unknown. My or...

Pumpkins

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by Elliot Brown 22 years ago

Can anyone suggest a particular interesting orchard or farm for pumpkins within an hour of New York City? Bishops, near New Haven, is great, but a bit too far for a morning or afternoon trip. ...

where to go?

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by sharon 22 years ago

In a couple of weeks, my parents are taking the kids and my husband and I are going away for the weekend, alone together for the first time in 5 years. (!) But we can't figure out where to go. A...

Soup Nazi Kitchen

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by Cheryl Allen 22 years ago

A friend wants me to locate the address for the "Soup Nazi Kitchen" from the Seinfeld TV show. Can anyone help me with the address?

re: Bagels must be small, dense, chewy, dark, and blistery

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by George Greenstein 22 years ago

Hey Jim, A message from "The Jewish Baker" Blistery? When unbaked bagels are left over in the bakery they are stored under refrigeration. Often, bagel bakeries prepare extra bagels to be bake...

Cookware

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by Jake Klisivitch 22 years ago

I'm in the market for some new pots and pans, especially an oven-proof skillet. Any suggestions?

I need a place for a 70th birthday dinner....

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by Lisa R. 22 years ago

...but it comes with a lot of "buts"; my parents are adventurous but not totally open; they do not eat pork or shellfish, so it must be fish or poultry heavy, and not so expensive that they will...

Great Cheap Places

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by Jen Volk 22 years ago

My aunt and her 2 kids are coming to NYC over Thanksgiving and want to know what are the best cheap restaurants to goto while they're in town. Can anybody help out?

Restaurant size

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by Jeremy Osner 22 years ago

I'm wondering how you all feel about big restaurants. I've noticed a lot of people writing about USqC, Gramercy Tavern, Gotham -- When I go into a big dining room it usually makes me uncomfortab...

How do they Do It?

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by Ruth hirsch 22 years ago

I can't figure this out...... can you??? please send answers tomy e-mail directly, thanks! We've started having chinese Buffets. and several are fine....... incredibly.... afordable, and include s...

Restaurant Size/ USC

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by Michele Fuchs 22 years ago

I am so surprised that you did not like Union Square Cafe. It happens to be one of my favorites! I am also confused by your problem with the size. I don't think it is a large restaurant. There a...

Pizza continued--Polistina's

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by Dan Sonenberg 22 years ago

After all this pizza talk I was happy to be invited out last night to Polistina's. Overall I was pleasantly surprised. We had a regular large pie, and it really fired well on all cylinders. E...

Lost in Prague.

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by Bob 22 years ago

Being held hostage and forced to drink Pilsner Urquell! Send help... money...

Dishing up insects

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by Dishing up insects 22 years ago

ABC news currently has an interesting page up which should be of interest to all chowhounds -- its is on eating insects, with recipes which seem skewed towards katytids. I liked the recipe for ...

food co-op

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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

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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

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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...

soup

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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

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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

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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...

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