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good waspy food in barcelona

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by helen 22 years ago

and —what the hey—perhaps some spanish or portuguese...? take it away...

Elias Corner

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by Pete Feliz 21 years ago

The following must be read as an impression of Piper Laurie in "Carrie": "I ate at Elias Corner the other night--and I liked it (cackle-cackle)! I liked it (cackle-cackle)! Even after I got the ...

Dim Sum and A Parade

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by Lisa Antinore 21 years ago

My friends on the Taiwanese New Year Festival Committee in Flushing just passed the Parade route on to me and I thought I'd pass it on. This year it's on Saturday, January 24th from 11:00 to 2:00p...

Fancy Restaurant for Chowhounds

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by Dave Feldman 21 years ago

I'm about to join an informal food club that will infrequently be going to fancy restaurants. I wonder which big-deal restaurants in Manhattan are chowhounds most fond of. Although I've admired ...

E-coli for the Elite!

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by allan evans 21 years ago

A radio newscast (WQXR, 9am Saturday) mentioned that 13 among 20 of the poshest eateries favored by chi-chi reviewers and celebrities were inspected by the Board of Health and found to have 'pr...

Saveeyan for Eid-Ul-Fitar

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by John Knoesel 21 years ago

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...

congee village

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by Christy Veeder 21 years ago

Has anybody been to Congee Village? Any recommendations, good non-congee items, etc?

Bo bliss

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by allan evans 21 years ago

We had lunch at Bo: better and expecting a new menu soon. The only Korean restaurant to have home cooking. The beef ribs seem like Jewish potted ribs. Going back for more tomorrow.

Best chicken sate

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by Alan Divack 21 years ago

So far, my favorite chicken sate is at Nyonya, on Grand St. accross from Ferrara's of all places. (I don't care as much for their beef sate though.) It is juicy, smokey, and fragrant, and the s...

"Alternative Chinese" (Detroit area)

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by jeff 21 years ago

WoW!! Mon Jin Lau is simply incredible. You'll find it on 15 mile rd at Stephenson Hwy (Troy, I think). The food is sort of a hodge podge of Asian meets French; it's a bit pricey, but worth it. ...

Oriental Detroit

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by Jeff 21 years ago

Two things you'll want to try at Szechuan Gardens (15 mile rd. at Coolidge in Troy) are the Cold Noodle and the Szechuan Wontons. I've often traveled WAY out of my way to order just these.

Best potstickers in Detroit

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by Jeff 21 years ago

These can be found at a little lunch counter in Ferndale (9 mile just west of Woodward, south side of the street) called China Ruby. Actually, the food here is great and you'll see if you stop i...

Lunch and dinner in NY, NY

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by Cheryl Douglas 21 years ago

My friend and I are coming to New York from London in the UK for a shopping trip. We want to visit some really nice restaurants (not to expensive) with a lot of atmosphere (basically lots of fun!)...

The big dog and the arepa lady of Jackson Heights

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by Alan Divack 21 years ago

Jim gets a thinly disguised mention in Corby Kummer's review of Anya von Bremzen's new latin cookbook, Fiesta, for sleuthing out a Columbian lady who sells areapas (cornmeal and cheese flatbread...

Taiwanese in Flushing

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by Tom Traub 21 years ago

My girlfriend's mother, who is from Taiwan, is visiting tomorrow. Can I get some recommendations for a great Taiwanese place in Flushing? Thanks, chowhounds!

Pampa

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by Alan Divack 21 years ago

I ate at Pampa last nigght, and it was very good. This is the new argentine restaurant at 768 amsterdam (97th -98th) that has been written up briefly in a number of places. We had the mixed gr...

Alpha Dog in New Mexico

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by Jim Leff 21 years ago

I'm going to be visiting Silver City, New Mexico (not far from Las Cruces) in a couple of weeks...I'm not going to be overly ambitious about this, but does anyone know anything remotely edible with...

Southeast Asian Street Food - Do I dare?

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by Christina Z. 21 years ago

I'm going to SE Asia next week (destination Thailand) and have heard that wonderful chow is sold by street vendors. Is it generally safe to sample food from these sources? My trip will be very ph...

Ruth Reichl's 1/14 review of Provence

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by KJ Dell'Antonia 21 years ago

Am I the only one that it bothers when she completely pans a restaraunt...yet it still gets a star? I haven't eaten there, don't know the place, don't want to defend or comdemn it--but the review ...

Guinness

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by Jordan Robinson 21 years ago

Who serves up the best Guinness pint in town? I've heard Paddy O'Reilly's (on 2nd? 3rd?) is a contender. (Guinness, while not strictly a food item, is touted as a meal. But . . .should we have ...

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