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Reading the menu with your cellphone flashlight

by KatyMcl 1 day ago

Here's what I want to know: Anyone feel the need to use their cellphone flashlight to read restaurant menus these da...


collardman commented 11 hours ago

Myers Briggs and Baking

by bsugarcream 2 months ago

Yes, this is an unusual discussion but I was thinking the other day how the MBTI relates to baking. For instance, I a...


tcamp commented 5 days ago

Second Fridge/Freezer & OAMC Recipes

by ad7yn 12 days ago

Do you have a second fridge/freezer at home? What do you store there? I'm contemplating buying a second freezer so...


medlar commented 11 days ago

I'm not alone (or the first!) to say that tipping makes it hard to hire chefs!

by ChefMikeinBurlington 19 days ago

I may be the one pushing the agenda today, but this is an concern that's been around for years, and the problem is ge...


zackly commented 15 days ago

What are they coating apples with these days???

by ZenSojourner 8 years ago

I bought a bag of apples the other day, and I don't know what they coated these babies with, but it practically takes...


Javee commented 17 days ago

Control freak in my kitchen.

by emglow101 5 years ago

I don't know if any of you are. I can't stand when other people want to cook in my kitchen. Using my knifes,and pans....


rightgirlwrongplanet commented 21 days ago

Restricting cell phone use at restaurants...

by gutreactions 2 months ago

I have noticed more and more restaurants posting signs restricting the use of cell phones in the dining room. Obsessi...


collardman commented 24 days ago

No longer patronizing a restaurant because owner won't leave you alone

by bagelman01 1 month ago

Mrs. B and I have dined about 3 times each month at a particular restaurant in the area. The owners are hard working ...


Multifoiled commented 24 days ago

Square Calculated Tip On Tax

by JayDK 1 year ago

At Little Uncle last night I paid by credit card which was processed via Square. I chose a 15% tip. They emailed th...

Bob Martinez

Bob Martinez commented 25 days ago

Is waitstaff shortage wide-spread, long-term trend?

by MidwesternerTT 1 month ago

We are part of the growing group of retired baby-boomers, and at last have both the luxury of time and financial reso...


LadyofTexas commented 1 month ago

Why am I so thirsty?

by Smorgasbord 10 years ago

I've searched the site but haven't found the answer to this perhaps obvious/ridiculous query. Why is it that you can...


jewelcrowe commented 1 month ago

How much do I tip on catering delivery?

by Isolda 5 years ago

We're having food delivered and set up, but not served, for a party this weekend. What percentage of the total bill s...


dsuemor commented 1 month ago

Hosting guests when you're sick- do you do it?

by 4Snisl 5 years ago

Suppose you have invited guests to your home for a meal you are preparing, and the day before, you feel sick. Not goi...


sunshine842 commented 1 month ago

Cashier at Magnolia Bakery in Rockefeller Center

by Monica 3 months ago

Just want to share a little story. Purchased a small banana pudding yesterday. The cashier lady said $4.25 and as ...


mushroomaffairs commented 1 month ago

Is it right for restaurants to stop seating people before closing time?

by katebauer 11 years ago

Just adding my $.02. Whether it's right or not for restaurants to stop seating people before their posted closing ti...


twizzypop commented 2 months ago

Silicone and odors. Help please.

by Candy 10 years ago

I am at a loss. My gaskets for pressure cookers and my beloved universal silicone lids have become saturated with the...


SIFHA commented 2 months ago

Plate sharing fee- why?

by lawgirl3278 11 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 ...


Madrid commented 2 months ago

Help! chili pepper on fingers and have to take out contacts soon

by relizabeth 12 years ago

hi, I'm rather stupid and diced a chili without gloves. How can i get the fire off of my fingers so I can take my...


GardenFairy commented 2 months ago

Best camera for food photography?

by DollyDagger 10 years ago

I recently read an article about the new 'Gourmet Mode' some cameras have introduced - presumably with aspiring food ...


OliverTwist77 commented 3 months ago

Dress Code, for servers

by Dagney 3 months 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...


Dagney commented 3 months ago