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My brother's 50th dinner -- his first visit to NY, please help!

by jc31 1 day ago

Hello New Yorkers, I’m bringing my brother to NYC for the first time for his 50th birthday. He loves great food and...

Ttrockwood commented 1 day ago

Birthday recs?

by indelibledotink 14 days ago

last bd went to casablanca and had a blast. have been thinking about spicy pavilion for sichuan chinese, which I h...

indelibledotink commented 2 days ago

How to cook a birthday dinner for 1: ME

by Fyrefly 7 months ago

My birthday is in 4 weeks and I'm celebrating it by myself. What would a great restaurant quality yet simple 3 coars...

The_Libster commented 2 days ago

80th birthday dinner

by motl 7 days ago

Friends, My mother will be celebrating her 80th birthday in June, and we'd like to organize a festive family dinne...


burton commented 5 days ago

Birthday Party Dinner for 15 Year Olds Hells Kitchen

by lucyeb 14 days ago

So I'm going to go to Press at Ink48 in Hell's Kitchen for a little while for light appetizers and to enjoy the view,...

Ttrockwood commented 13 days ago

15th Birthday Manhattan Rooftop Restaurant Ideas

by lucyeb 16 days ago

Hi, I am taking 8 girls into Manhattan for my 15th birthday. I want to go to a rooftop restaurant (or another oudoor ...

thegforceny commented 15 days ago

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Family birthday dinner

by erinvp 27 days ago

Hi-Looking for a fun, affordable place to have a birthday dinner for my 22 yr old son and the rest of us. 9 in all. S...

60th Birthday Party for 50 People - Italian Themed

by mmpott 5 months ago

We are at it again! Two years ago, my husband and I hosted a 60th Birthday Party for my father with a BBQ theme. We...


mmpott commented 28 days ago

Barcelona Restaurants

by zadie1962 1 month ago

Heading to Barcelona 23 June to 27th June, looking for recommendations for Birthday dinner on the 23 I realise we are...


SergeT commented 1 month ago

Aska / Ko / Brooklyn Fare

by Jess145 1 month ago

Milestone birthday coming up, and I'm trying to find a new experience. We're a couple of tasting menu vets (EMP, Per...

estufarian commented 1 month ago

50th birthday dinner in Positano Italy

by Scooter22 1 month ago

I'm looking for a restaurant for a special birthday in Positano. It will be during the end of June. All suggestions...

gmcguireinrome commented 1 month ago

Dinner in Mississauga

by Davedigger 1 month ago

Hi all, I need help choosing a restaurant in Mississauga. It will be my dad's 90th birthday soon and there will...

Davedigger commented 1 month ago

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Birthday Dinner on Fête de la Saint-Jean-Baptiste in Quebec City

by gourmandee 2 months ago

I will be visiting Quebec City June 23-26 and my birthday is on June 24. I will be a 10 minute walk from the Old Queb...

Italian, birthday, party of 6. Buddy V's ???

by itallgrowsback 2 months ago

Quick visit this Sat. Would love direction we Italian Resturants located near Venetian. Birthday gift to our son (...


Pegmeister commented 2 months ago

Birthday dinner; steak + duck fat

by mbcraw4d 2 months ago

Hi, all, Our daughter, an Emory student, has asked for a "steak and something cooked in duck fat" for her birthday d...


mbcraw4d commented 2 months ago

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Birthday dinner in Sevilla

by redgirl2 2 months ago

Itinerary almost set and we shifted our dates just a bit so instead of being back in NYC with my head spinning from j...

Birthday Celebration in Sonoma

by CindyJ 2 months ago

I have a "big" birthday coming up in August, and my family and I and a couple of friends have decided to celebrate in...

CindyJ commented 2 months ago

Special occasion for 8 serious food lovers in SF/East Bay

by OakTownHound 2 months ago

My mother-in-law's 70th birthday is coming up in a few months and she's coming to the Bay Area from the East Coast fo...


Ridge commented 2 months ago

Birthday Dinner in a trendy-ish/Modern Vibe Restaurant

by maria504 2 months ago

We are in New York for my birthday March 25th, looking for any restaurant recommendations. We live in New Orleans so ...


Blumie commented 2 months ago

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Special Occasion Dinner (Fiance's 30th Birthday) in Miami

by mobrien87 2 months ago

Hi All, My fiance and I will be spending his 30th birthday in Miami and I would love to take him out to a special ...