9 Pizza Styles to Know & How to Make Them at Home

Pizza generally means one thing—in that everyone understands what you're talking about when you say the word—and yet, the particular type of pizza one thinks of can vary widely, especially if we're...

Great Hudson views at 3 Westerly, Ossining...

by gutreactions 10 days ago

Stopped off in the revitalized Harbor Square section of Ossining late one afternoon and got a table at 3 Westerly Bar & Grill. The multi-tiered contemporary dining rooms were only partially in use ...

Jeffrey's Grill & Catering | Carmel Valley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 days ago

On that rainy Sunday in April that was my shelter in place birthday spent alone, I slogged through the Carmel Valley farmers market because I wanted to treat myself to Ad Astra bread. But there was...

Pasta lovers

by Giulia96 20 days ago

Hello, I am an italian student from Bocconi University. For my master's thesis I'm working on a project concerning the pasta purchasing habits during Covid-19 in the US market. If you currently ...

Playlists from your favorite restaurants

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Reservation service Tock is promoting Spotify playlists from favorite restaurants to accompany take-out meals at home that you can order via the site. Linked is the one for San Francisco, other cit...

Pack Jack BBQ | Sebastopol - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

After too long away, I headed to Pack Jack BBQ in Sebastopol on Sunday. I called ahead to make sure lamb ribs would be available. Good thing, as I snagged the last half-rack of lamb, $14. The p...

Breadbelly | Inner Richmond District - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Open since year-end, Breadbelly was my first pick to catch-up over lunch with a chef friend in April. Trying to avoid the crowds, we dropped in mid-morning only to find every table in the small caf...

Cachagua General Store Reincarnated as Kitchen at Douglas Ranch in Carmel Valley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

After two closures, I was among those who did not hold out much hope for Chef Michael Jones to reopen his Cachagua General Store. But yesterday he announced that he's signed a lease to be the Kitch...

Pi Day: Strawberry Pie @ Elli's in Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 years ago

We commemorated Pie Day (3.14) with an individual strawberry pie, $4.25, house-baked at Elli's Great American. While I was somewhat leery of the gigantic berries, assuming they were cultivated mor...

Restaurants with bar seating

by Scagnetti 6 months ago

We’re a spirited couple in their 70s who enjoy going to restaurants with good bars. We often have drinks at the bar and then order dinner. We’re staying at the The Donatello and enjoy Italian, S...

The Urban Hamlet opens in Bronxville...

by gutreactions 6 months ago

It took quite a few months, but The Urban Hamlet has opened on Pondfield Road in Bronxville in the space that had previously operated as Sammy's Downtown Bistro. It proclaims a menu of 'upscale ele...

Wolf Restaurant at Nordstroms on 57th Street

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 7 months ago

It looks like no one's posted about this yet, though you'll surely be hearing a lot more. I've seen maybe a half dozen mid-to-high-priced restaurants in my time that really really really earned the...

Best Steakhouses in America

Perilagu Khan
by Perilagu Khan 10 months ago

I'm working on a literary project of sorts, dealing with the steakhouse in America. Toward that end, I was hoping some of you might nominate the steakhouse you consider the best in the state you kn...

Cow Marlowe | Cow Hollow - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

After the faulty service experience in December at Kaiyo, I just wanted to get out of there. I walked down the street to the newly opened Cow Marlowe. It’s in the former Eastside West and one of t...

Dinner and lunch recommendations near Warwick hotel

by shirleynj 12 months ago

I will be arriving next Tuesday for a week’s visit to Denver and will be staying at the Warwick Hotel. Looking for good, casual moderately priced restaurants in that area for lunch and dinner. P...

Table Talk with Chef Anita Lo: LGBTQ+ Pride Edition

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 1 year ago

To list ALL of Chef Anita Lo's awards and credentials would take quite a bit of time as the celebrated Chinese-American chef from Birmingham, Michigan has a culinary resume to rival anyone in the i...

Light and Modern?

by farthing 1 year ago

Looking for good midtown restaurants for light and modern new American style food. Not precious succession of tiny portions like Per Se. Preferably quiet too. Thanks.

Tribute to Zephyr Wright, White House Chef for LBJ's Administration

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . Zephyr Wright’s legacy is among the longest-lasting in the White House Kitchen. Unlike Verdon, Wright’s debut didn’t make the front page of the New York Times. Julia Child never mentioned W...

Vietnam summit menus

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . Trump attended a working lunch with Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, where the menu was Vietnamese and significantly more dedcadent: Course 1: Fresh shredded green mango sal...

Why is Boston food so bland?

by MLouis 5 years ago

I recently moved to Boston from the mid-Atlantic, and am struck by how bland the food is here. I live in Brookline, and keep trying highly rated restaurants (according to Yelp) and have been disapp...