Once a year you get to eat as much cake as you want. Share your tips about the best birthday restaurants or your perfect birthday meal, and get recipe ideas for cakes, plus etiquette tips about birthday parties and dinner planning.

Guide to Essential Baking Tools

From Christmas cookies and birthday cakes to bake sale brownies and Sunday morning muffins, there's almost always an occasion (or a good excuse) to bake. Whether you're ready for your spot on The Great...

Help me frost my birthday cake

by maestra 3 months ago

Quarantine has me working a little outside my usual box. It's my birthday, and I decided to find a chocolate cake recipe that would use self-rising flour instead of my precious AP. I found this, an...

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

by SamuelAt 1 year 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...

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Best Restaurant for a Special Occasion

by honeybrook_99 4 months ago

We will be in NOLA for my 37th birthday and also for our 14th anniversary. I’m looking for restaurant recommendations for dinner for those two nights- somewhere that makes you feel special and not...

Please help me. Need a place for my spouse's bd. (I know, I know, how pedestrian)

by Googs 5 months ago

He loves traditional Italian, but does have a sense of adventure. He also really digs game meat. We both appreciate a good wine list. I'd like to take him somewhere we haven't been. That knocks...

Angel Food Cupcakes?

by jbsiegel 4 months ago

I've made too many angel food cakes to count. (It's our traditional birthday cake.) I'd like to try cupcakes, but am worried about not being able to hang them upside down to cool the way I can with...

Looking for restaurant recommendation

by Sarahhr93 5 months ago

Hi, I'm looking for a recommendation for a great restaurant for a birthday meal. I live in Berkeley but am happy to travel around the SF Bay Area, including to the city, and my maximum budget for 1...

Birthday Restaurant in Huntington, NY Area

by pamE 5 months ago

Looking for a restaurant with a modern vibe to take my mother-in-law for her 89th birthday. She likes seafood, Mediterranean and Italian food. We’d like a full bar and prefer not to break the bank....


by drsteve252 5 months ago

looking for a location to enjoy a birthday celebration with my family

Great Italian near Port Chester NY

by MarthaWT 6 months ago

Any suggestions for a great Italian restaurant in or near Port Chester NY for a birthday celebration? He wants great ravioli! Don’t mind spending for a good experience.

30th Birthday - Chicago

by jnk89 7 months 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 ...

Best Bakery for Birthday Cake (Dallas)

by BJD1r 13 years ago

I did a quick search and didn't see much discussion around which bakeries have the best cakes in Dallas. I live near downtown, but office up in Plano so any location between would be great. I saw...

Mumbai: Dinner help needed

by fifi 7 months ago

I have one night in Mumbai (it will be my first time there) and we are going for my birthday for the weekend with some friends. Do we 1. Pre drinks at Woodside Inn then dinner at Bombay Vintage...

Vancouver - Downtown Italian restaurant reccs, please

by Harters 7 months ago

We have a couple of nights in the city prior to a cruise. One of us is celebrating a birthday and would like Italian food that evening. We're staying at the Sandman City Centre and, looking at rest...

Manhattan Restaurant for special birthday dinner

by prio girl 7 months 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 7 months 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...

Birthday Celebration at Royal Feast in Millbrae

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by Melanie Wong 7 months 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 ...

To kowtow or to not kowtow

by burgeoningfoodie 10 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 9 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...