Not About Food

For those between-meal issues.

Dress Code, for servers

by Dagney 16 hours ago

Maybe I am being a prude.... We were having lunch today at a local casual diner. It's part of a local chain, but...


cstr commented 2 hours ago

canned escargot expiration date?

by carmilla 11 years ago

Greetings, Fellow Chowhounds! After a friend passed away, I cleaned out her kitchen and found several cans of esca...


rlh1949 commented 20 days ago

Why Do Restaurants Seat Like This?

by Axalady 9 years ago

Last night my DH and I went out to dinner. It was about 6P and the restaurant was empty, only five tables seated. ...


hotoynoodle commented 24 days ago

I think I saw a mouse in frying pan....throw out or clean it?

by pearmartini 4 years ago

I have lurked for a while here. 5am my dog had something in his throat so I go to kitchen to give him a piece of ham ...


Berheenia commented 25 days ago

Parents of Adult Children: When should kids start picking up the check?

by hlawrence 3 years ago

Hello all! I recently interviewed two well-known etiquette experts for a blog article on the topic of "at what age...


rozyroan commented 28 days ago

3 drinks, up at 3am, why?

by babette feasts 7 years ago

When I was in college, I could, like most of my cohorts, drink way too much, sleep well, and function in the morning....


Jaypat74 commented 1 month ago

unscented dishwasher detergent?

by heidipie 12 years ago

I am having trouble finding a detergent for my dishwasher that really gets things clean yet does not impart a scent t...


OliverTwist77 commented 1 month ago

Retire where?

by brooktroutchaser 3 years ago

A year or so from retiring. Seeking a walkable small town or beach community with mild winters, farmers market, upsca...


acgold7 commented 2 months ago

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Passing of a fraternity member!!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 months ago

Been posting on Chowhound for over 2 decades. First time ever in receiving the sad news of passing of one of its fell...

Did you get the new Celebrity Chef series stamps yet?

by gutreactions 4 years ago

They have arrived at the Post Office! They include: Julia Child, Edna Lewis, James Beard, Felipe Rojas Lombardi, and ...


gutreactions commented 2 months ago

Left Lasagna Out All Night. Can I eat it?

by rgifford 8 years ago

Ugh. I left a yummy lasagna, made with ground beef, out all night. I put it in the refrigerator as soon as I saw it t...


Harters commented 2 months ago

Tips posting to credit card later?

by EWSflash 3 years ago

My beloved cousin was in town a couple of months back, and took several of us out to Fleming's for dinner. She paid a...


Harters commented 2 months ago

Any food themed tattoos here?

by seefoo 2 months ago

thinking of doing a sleeve..but leaning towards plant-life. bamboo in particular, since i got all obsessed when i ha...


beevod commented 2 months ago

Why is my house ruining bread for me? :C

by alikaprincess 2 months ago

I recently moved and this is my second experience of moldy bread in the last few months. In my previous apartment I d...


MikeG commented 2 months ago

Do you dry your stainless steel sink?

by Beach Chick 4 years ago

I do. . water spots on stainless drive me nuts. This is after all dishes are put into the dishwasher. Some of fri...


scorpiotaurus63 commented 2 months ago

Myths of Owning a Restaurant

by chefearl 4 months ago

People assume that owning a restaurant is fun and exciting, a great way to make money and perhaps even become famous...


acgold7 commented 2 months ago

Particles in tap water

by erichalias 5 years ago

Hi all, wanted to get your thoughts. I took a close look at a glass of water from the refrigerator dispenser (new fil...


BMWMAN commented 3 months ago

What's that smell and why is it permeating my food?

by alikaprincess 3 years ago

Please help! I need to figure out what could be causing this, ruining expensive food, and how to fix it if possible....


cellomommy commented 3 months ago

The word Pedestrian and Food?

by sport7 6 years ago

Can someone please explain to me why the word pedestrian is used to describe food and where the origin of its usage a...


MikeG commented 3 months ago