Restaurants & Bars

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Solo Outdoor Dining Near Center City Philadelphia?

by FritzJMcDonald 21 days ago

I am taking a quick trip to see family in New Jersey. I'm staying in Center City. Any good place for outdoor dining? More specifically, I’ll be by myself when in Philadelphia, so any place I could ...

Hue Restaurant (Paloma Plaza, San Jose)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 years ago

Two months ago my next stop chowhounding my way through this Vietnamese shopping center was to be Bun Mam Ha Tien (link to kairo’s report below), but it turned out to be closed on Tuesdays. Instea...

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A magical drive to The Lost Kitchen, Freedom, Maine...

by gutreactions 4 years ago

This past May, self-taught Chef Erin French, proprietor of The Lost Kitchen located in rural Freedom, Maine, published her first cookbook. It piqued our curiosity. We had heard almost mystical stor...

Two great meals

by tlblackburn 1 month ago

Looking to have two truly great meals during my May visit. Fine Dining is not my thing.. just love unique well done playful small plate of shareable courses.. we are staying in La Jolla to be close...

New York Slice Style Pizza Orange County

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 11 months ago

Is there a NY thin-crust slice style pizza place in OC? Most chains or mini chains with "New York" in the title are mediocre to terrible. If you're a NYer or former SF resident who know's Tony...

Mexican restaurant in Palm Desert area/Cathedral City

by nmawhb 9 years ago

I've been visiting Palm Desert for a couple years with extended family, and finally found a Mexican restaurant I really enjoyed: Salsas Restaurant (aka Taco Salsas). It's very unpretentious, has ...


Palm Springs CA Recs Please

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 21 hours ago

Hounds - what are your "must go" places in Palm Springs? Are there any, or is it a culinary desert as well as an actual desert?

First post-covid restaurant choice?

by vinouspleasure 2 months ago

We received our first shot last week, so about 4 weeks until full vaccination. We're not sure what CDC guidance will be at that point but at least starting to consider our first post-covid meal......

Loaded Mexican flavors at El Barrio, Scarsdale...

by gutreactions 2 months ago

The former 808 Social morphed into El Barrio last year and the playful south-of-the-border flavors coming out of this kitchen are exciting. Stopped in for an early evening dinner this past week and...

GTA takeout/delivery in the era of COVID-19 - year 2

Dr. John
by Dr. John 2 months ago

The original thread is getting a bit unwieldy so I thought I would start version 2.0. Here is a link to the old thread: https://www.chowhound.com/post/gta-takeout-delivery-era-covid-19-1089693. ...

Spring 2021 Hudson Valley Restaurant Week - May 10-23

by MisterBill2 22 days ago

HVRW is back, this time it's actually in the spring, presumably to make it easier to sit outside if that is your preference (my wife and I are vaccinated so we will eat indoors if necessary). Sever...

Robust Italian at Trattoria Vivolo, Harrison...

by gutreactions 2 years ago

Stopped into Trattoria Vivolo in Harrison last night for dinner with a friend. It sits right across the street from the Harrison Metro-North station. Chef/owner Dean Vivolo is a wonderful host who ...

Vege Nian Gao at Sogo Tofu in San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 years ago

If you’ve been reading along the posts for Bund Shanghai and China Village, you’ve picked up on the tradition of chowing on nian gao (e.g., Shanghainese new year’s rice cakes) in celebrating the lu...

San Jose Flea Market

by Ken Hoffman 17 years ago

The Berryessa Flea Market is a world onto itself..a self contained village of commerce with named streets and addresses to tame its out of control vastness. Produce Row seems to go on forever and m...

b. patisserie & b. on the go | san francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"B patisserie is temporarily closed. We are open at B on the go — FRI, SAT, and SUN from 8am to 4pm. Visit B on the Go website to place order and pick-up." Online ordering: https://orders.cake.n...

May 14 - May 22 Peninsula Restaurant Week

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 days ago

First ever Peninsula Restaurant Week will run from May 14 to May 22, 2021. Offerings include breakfast, lunch and dinner, and even some snacks and baked goods. The site lists the participating rest...

2021 Newly OPENED Toronto Food Places

by magic 5 months ago

Perhaps we can list 2021 openings here. Looks like a new Summerhill Market on Eglinton seems to be coming along.

Lobster BLT off menu at B&G Oyster????

by Kodiak604 26 days ago

Has anyone else encountered this? It’s mind blowing to me. It is one of Boston’s best sandwiches. Does anyone else share this love? Start a petition?

S/T Hooligans--A Real Pleasure

by kaleokahu 2 months ago

I've been meaning to try this Frelard place for some time, so last night was the night. I confess that I was more than a little hesitant--I think the name (and the tribal font, and the image of a ...