Not About Food

For those between-meal issues.

Restaurants Running Out of Food

by Bigrayok 7 years ago

Has anyone been to a restaurant and found out they had run out of an item you really wanted before you got there? Do ...


alaskanjackal commented 5 hours ago

Do I tip the caterer?

by birdy30 6 years ago

We recently had a BBQ catered event. $25pp. They smoked the meats and put them on warmers. No need to take orders ...


zacki commented 1 day ago

Teacher's gift - filling a mug

by pumpkinspice 3 days ago

I bought a bunch of super cute Kate Spade mugs for my daughter's daycare teachers, they didn't come in a fancy box so...

thegforceny commented 1 day ago

Ways to refuse univited guests

by Astur 6 years ago

So hubby and I handled the current situation already, but, I am looking for ways I or anyone else could in the future...

thegforceny commented 4 days ago

Please don't cut my pie

by Brian S 11 years ago

Since my mom moved to Tulsa, I've noticed that when we invite guests to dinner, if an unsliced loaf of bread or pie i...

PSZaas commented 4 days ago

Unnecessary uses of plastic wrap

by Karen_Schaffer 9 years ago

So many recipes call for using plastic wrap as a temporary cover for bowls, and it's often so unnecessary! Does this ...

Bob Martinez commented 5 days ago

Pet Peeves - The Elixir of LIfe

by sophocles 5 months ago

There hasn't been a post with pet peeves in title for maybe 9 years, so here goes. All the pet peeves on my mind invo...


therealdoctorlew commented 6 days ago

Customer comment cards: do you fill them out?

by gutreactions 10 days ago

They sometimes arrive with your check asking about your restaurant experience. Do you fill them out honestly, both go...


Harters commented 8 days ago

Plate sharing fee- why?

by lawgirl3278 10 years ago

This was brought up on my local board. Why would a restaurant charge $5 or more for people to share something? I'm ...


chipsplumb commented 10 days ago

Cooking and tasting . . . do you use the cooking spoon?

by DanaB 8 years ago

A couple of people over on the thread about Top Chef Masters think they saw one of the chefs tasting food from a bowl...


mustard_rules commented 10 days 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...


coyote4531 commented 19 days ago

Food textures -- do they ick you out?

by Firegoat 9 years ago

I've always had an issue with food textures. Some I just can't outgrow. The problem is, some of the textures belong t...


lucciano commented 21 days ago

Getting rid of fish smell after cooking...

by Rabbit 10 years ago

Apologies in advance if this is on the wrong board. I'm trying to be all health conscious, which (for me) means ea...


redgurl commented 23 days ago

Looking for a quick food/wine stain remover...

by gutreactions 2 months ago

It happens. You're having a grand old time eating or imbibing and you get stained. We all get careless once in a whil...


MikeG commented 27 days ago

How do you serve and seat a family holiday dinner for 20?

by DeniseM 11 years ago

In all the party planning articles, books, and blogs I never find the real nitty-gritty... how do you serve a big fam...


amypal1 commented 27 days ago

Most egregious host/ess behavior

by yesisaidit 29 days ago

I've heard of people being invited over to a BBQ being served hotdogs and hamburgers while the host cooked himself a ...


LeoLioness commented 28 days ago

Scallops & bad reaction

by thymeoz 5 years ago

When I was a very young kid scallops were one of my favorite foods. Then I got severely sick from them on two occasi...


zackly commented 29 days ago

how much do you tip if you paid for delivery?

by ministryofgiraffes 9 years ago

So i have 'Order it' coming (i'm not a fan of the company btw). what is the accepted norm on tipping? I have already ...


ramones76 commented 1 month ago

Funny Chef Names??

by nicolesadler3 4 years ago

In an attempt to liven up a strategic business analysis presentation on Panera Bread my team and I are looking for fu...


ruthlip commented 1 month ago

Does jet-lag affect your sense of taste?

by linguafood 7 years ago

I'm asking b/c whenever I fly to and from Europe, it takes a few days for me to get the full range of flavors in the ...


TrolleyMolly commented 1 month ago