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Manhattan Restaurant for special birthday dinner

by prio girl 3 days ago

Looking for a special restaurant in Manhattan to celebrate a milestone birthday (6 ppl) on a Sunday in mid-January. A plus would be a nearby (walking distance) place with a view for pre or post-din...


Menu suggestions for a 40th birthday dinner at Royal Feast?

by Lillian Hsu 6 days ago

I'm turning 40 this week, and we are having a birthday dinner for 10 people this Saturday at Royal Feast to celebrate. Any recent favorites from the menu that you would recommend? Any dishes that w...

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Birthday Celebration at Royal Feast in Millbrae

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by Melanie Wong 4 days ago

Whenever asked what to order in advance for a special occasion at Royal Feast in Millbrae, my standard answer is always going to be to put yourselves in Master Chef Zhongyi Liu's hands and let him ...

30th Birthday - Chicago

by jnk89 10 days ago

Hi 'hounds...this is my first post on here, but I have utilized the discussion board to see if there's been any recent questions re: affordable group dinners. I just moved back to Chicago this ...

To kowtow or to not kowtow

by burgeoningfoodie 3 months ago

My birthday is in October and extended family and I are going to be attending a matinee show in Durham during the latter part of the month. I've been told since it is near my birthday I get to cho...

Restaurant on Upper West Side similar to Isabella's?

by Chatter200 24 days ago

Hello. I am planning a holiday get together dinner for 6 people and looking for a nice restaurant on the Upper West Side. This group gets together for a holiday dinner every few years. We used to ...

16th Birthday Dinner

by ericaadenman 26 days ago

Does anyone have a suggestion for a cool place to take my 16 year and 10 of her friends in Long Island---Nassau or Western Suffolk? Some place with a cool vibe!

Birthday-worthy restaurant in DC?

by rstuart 2 months ago

My mother and I are going to DC for her 75th birthday. We will be staying at the Capitol Skyline Hotel. I'd prefer to go somewhere that is no more than a $15 uber ride away. I am looking for somewh...

Steakhouse Choices

by veralouise 1 month ago

My 14-year-old son wants to go to a real New York steakhouse (not Peter Luger) for his birthday. Sparks is out because it is closed on Sundays. Besides excellent food - looking for a real New York ...

Favorite Restaurants in Downtown Raleigh or Durham

by loves2cook82 5 months ago

Looking for a good place to go for a birthday dinner, just me and my husband. Used to be a fan of Poole's Diner, but I don't want to go somewhere I'll have to stand around waiting an hour for a tab...

Restaurant for mother's 60th birthday (Chicago)

by matthewa 2 months ago

Hi, My mother is turning 60 and is visiting me in Chicago. I'd like to take her to a "nice" restaurant that makes the occasion feel special, but she would feel uncomfortable if it were too "fanc...

Seafood Restaurant for Bday dinner

by buyright 2 months ago

We are looking for a Seafood ( Lobster ) Restaurant for Bday dinner GTA area that is not crazy expensive Most posts are years old Anything newer ? We live at Yonge and hwy 401 so can travel 25...

Fun birthday brunch at Quality Eats, UES....

by gutreactions 2 months ago

It was my granddaughter's birthday and we decided to book a table at Quality Eats at 78th & 2nd. We were 7, and we had made an early reservation for this rainy morning as the doors opened at 10:30 ...

Parisian Birthday Brunch

by Donna718 3 months ago

Celebrating Mom's 85th birthday in Paris with the family. I'm looking for a very nice restaurant for brunch on a Sunday in October that should include lots of champagne! :) All Arr.'s considered...

Comfortable restaurant for big guy?

by sheshelala 3 months ago

It's my brother-in-law's birthday soon. My husband and I want to take him & my sister to a nice restaurant where he will feel comfortable. He's a big guy. He can't fit into most booths & chair...

Cotton Candy Towers

by sgny 3 months ago

Does anybody know of any places that make cotton candy towers for purchase on Long Island. Interested for my kid’s birthday party. Thanks.

“I won’t eat a piece of that birthday cake you blew out candles on because of germs!”

by SamuelAt 7 months ago

Recently my GF and I have become more serious and so we’ve been doing that coupley-thing—Netflixing, cooking, and generally socializing less. My GF has become a Master Chef with her slow cooker, a...

New York special occasion disaster -- Help please!

by ninkat 6 months ago

I am celebrating (I think) a big birthday in mid-August (mid-week) and had been told by Blue Hill Stone Barns that I was the first request for the date (I had started inquiring in December, and "fi...

Pls help! Wheat Starch Substitute

by alwayshungry7 4 months ago

Hi everyone! I'm trying to make shrimp dumplings and the recipe calls for 50g of wheat starch and 50g of tapioca starch. My small town doesn't have an Asian food store and I searched every grocery ...

Sugarsweet bakery in Oakland?

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by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Any 'hound intell on this bakery? No reviews on its google or yelp pages. I was given this beautifully decorated cookie by a friend, but it went missing before I could taste it! Sugarsweet Oa...