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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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
Interesting question arose during a food debate today.
Had people from two of the three carolina BBQ zones
(E. North, W. North, and South C - the one of these we
were physically missing was t...
Every month I try to get a few people together for what I call a "Risk Your Life For Food Night". The idea is to go out for a great meal in a really bad neighborhood. It's a lot of fun and, there's...
This nice Catholic girl is going to her first Seder in a few weeks and would like some suggestions about something really delicious to bring to the hostess... Please let me know...Also where to pur...
Were hosting a Seder this year
for the first time (for me,
anyway...my wifes first husband
was Jewish, and she recently
learned that shes not 100%
Sicilian, but her real maternal
The Nutrition and Food Studies department of my alma mater, NYU, hosted an extremely well organized "Food Career Day" today. It was a free event that lasted from 9:00am to 5:00pm and featured fift...
I know, I know, true ChowHounds are not supposed to diet, but sometimes we get a bit carried away and need to shed a couple of pounds...
My best friend Paul is always counting fat calories (extem...
I am writing this note to find out how others in this area of expertise
critique the establishments which they visit. Our city is a small one and
contains many establishments in t...
The Chowhounds that I've talked to aren't big fans of the James Beard Foundation, however I thought the recent invite that I received from the "Greens" was kind of cute:
"In the spirit of Swifty ...
The old Triangle Hofbrau in Richmond Hill is now a
Russian place called Little Europe. Same decor, same
amazing poster with recipe for Choucroute on a wall
now obscured. Food not interesting. Bu...
A fine novel by Emile Zola, "The Belly of Paris", is
now in English. It's a quite fun read about a
budding socialist amidst the temptations of
sausages, sex, and lusciuous victuals at the Les
My buddy Atiq ( the waki paki ) just brought to my desk
a container of saveeyan. A traditional dish eaten on
the first day after fasting through Ramadhan, (
Eid-Ul-Fitar )Sort of like a rice pud...
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