Restaurants & Bars

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GTA Patios in the age of Covid-19 - 2021 edition

Dr. John
by Dr. John 3 months ago

With patios opening up on Friday, I thought I would start a new version of this thread. Have you booked any reservations yet? Where are you hoping to go? We haven't yet booked anything as places...

Crab Cakes in Astoria, Ore.

by GH1618 5 hours ago

In past posts I have lamented the loss of Dungeness crab cakes at Wet Dog (now named something else) and Aspen Grove (out of business), but today I have good news to report. I happened to be here ...

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Cheap eats in BosWash?

by saacnmama 3 days ago

We'll be doing the grand college tour, and need to eat along the way. In Boston, we’ll be staying near the Back Bay T stop and looking at schools all over town. In NYC, we’ll be on the Uppe...


"GEORGE," Toronto - An epic meal to complement the Boy's-Night-Out of two fervent gourmands celebrating a milestone birthday!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 3 days ago

Due to the close proximity of our birthdays, for the past two decades and more, my foodie brother-in-law and myself have been holding annual 'men-only' birthday bash to celebrate this event. With a...

Andalusia and a bit of Madrid. Long and convoluted trip report.

by dostrovs 14 hours ago

This is the summary of a very productive trip to Andalusia along with a short stay in Madrid in September 2021. I am very grateful to the resources from this website. Special thanks to Maribel fo...

Ideal Lunch Counter

by Jim Carr 17 years ago

Who remembers the beloved but lost and gone forever Ideal Lunch Counter on East 86th St., NYC. What was your favorite dish? Mine was the bratwurst with red cabbage and fried potatoes, with an excel...

New to Kitsap from San Francisco

by trueblueguy 1 day ago

Long story short, we've relocated to Kitsap and love the more laid-back lifestyle. However, the food scene is obviously night and day. I found a few threads about best places to dine in the Kitsap ...

Surprisingly good quality Dim Sum at 'DESTINY'.......( of Bubble Tea fame ), Hwy#7 & E. Beaver Creek, Richmond Hill.

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 day ago

Today's periodic family luncheon gathering involved something quite out-of-the-ordinary! For once, my kids actually took this self- proclaimed ' Canto-phile ' foodie elder for a Cantonese Dim Sum l...

What was the name…

by MiFamilia 8 days ago

of a Southern/soul food restaurant in the 80s that was on Avenue A, near Houston????



by JayDK 3 days ago

Tiny little place now with live jazz. From their website: Calluna is a casual European American restaurant in Seattle’s Ravenna neighborhood with a scratch kitchen and a cozy vibe. We love wha...

Please help finalize itinerary for Durham (and some time in Raleigh)!

by indiefoodie 16 days ago

Hello, 4 of us will be visiting Durham in a few weeks. This'll be my first visit and the priority is to try stuff that Durham/Raleigh does well and NYC does not! Things like BBQ, southern food, b...

Bakey Babka

by sallyt 3 days ago

https://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/09/16/lifestyle/bakey-babka-reigns-supreme/ Would love to know if anyone has tried it yet! Looks amazing - bakery founded by Uri Scheft of Breads Bakery.

Restaurants from Anna Maria Island down to Osprey

by twodales2 6 months ago

What's good in the Sarasota area these days? From divey to fancy...as long as the food is good we are in. Share away.

Taste of Paris

by TrishUntrapped 3 days ago

The Taste of Paris event is going on through Sept.19. If anyone goes, would love to hear how it is. I had tickets for the 2020 event, sigh.

Best of Skagit County?

by kaleokahu 4 months ago

I've never been far away (for long), and visited regularly, but I'm back in my old stomping grounds--maybe for good. Now I'd like to become really familiar with what other Hounds think are the cul...

Pork chop sandwich

by Ramon 17 years ago

Hey, I'm a life time north sider so my experience here is near null. What is a classic south side pork chop sandwich and where can I get the best? I'm obsessed, even saying it over and over in ...

La Caviste

by JayDK 9 days ago

My thoughts about "French" bars and bistros is that, Sure, when in Quebec. Or France. But what the heck does Seattle know about French bars? (Well my favorite is Le Tastevin so I'm biased.) OK w...

Ballston Quarter Round Up

by Steve 2 years ago

I've been to the new Ballston Quarter a couple of times, and I wanted to mention the three places I tried in one thread. We started off at Mi and Yu Noodle Bar, which I had fond memories of when...

Smokecraft BBQ in Clarendon - Report

by Steve 4 days ago

Smokecraft enters the local bbq wars as a major contender. At least judging from the ribs. Perfectly acceptable ribs. To add to the honors, the beans are a '10' as good as it gets for texture ...