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Harrisburg BYOB

by dinwiddie 4 years ago

I am attending an even in Harrisburg in May and will be spending Friday evening with some friends I haven't seen in a while. I'm looking for a good BYOB in Harrisburg to have a great meal and open...

Viaggio in Wayne

by paryzer 4 years ago

My wife and I had dinner at Viaggio for the third time this past Sunday. This is an excellent, much needed addition to Wayne, which has been starving for a decent restaurant. Elisa Ung, gave it 3 1...

BYOB dinner at Dumpling Daughter (Weston MA)

by BostonBestEats 4 years ago

BYOB DINNER FOR 11 There seems to be some difference of opinion on the board about Dumpling Daughter in Weston MA. But having moved back to Boston from Philly, which is the BYOB Capital of the ...

'BYO' in Toronto

by Meggers12 4 years ago

Hi all, Hoping you can help me out. I am helping a family member - who lives in Australia - plan a party in Toronto (on a Saturday). They are thinking somewhere 'BYO' - I think this is a big th...

Ever take anything but wine or beer to a BYOB?

by joew99 8 years ago

I think, at least in NJ, BYOBs are restricted to beer or wine. I usually prepare a Beefeater martini at home in a shaker and show up with the shaker and martini glass, besides a bottle of wine...

Farmer's Market Kitchen (Legal BYOB In Watertown MA)

by BostonBestEats 4 years ago

CUBAN SANDWICH: At Farmer's Market Kitchen 222 Arsenal St (a couple of blocks from Arsenal Mall) Watertown, MA 02472 (617) 393-0201 http://www.fmkcatering.com I've been a couple of times ...

Greater Boston Restaurants with BYOB

by treb 5 years ago

Since the bill passed, I thought starting a thread, so we CH'ers can identify places that allow BYOB, would be helpful. I hope it gains some momentum and adds value to our region. Please indic...

Midway resto b/w PA & NJ?

by shopgirl 4 years ago

Want to meet relatives at a halfway (more or less) point. They enter NJ from Lehigh Valley, PA. We live in Bergen County. Looking for a byo restaurant somewhere in between but am unfamiliar ...

Anyone have a favorite BYO in Northern NJ?

by thestickman1 10 years ago

Please give me some names to BYO's in Northern NJ. I am feeling like I keep going to the same ones and need some ideas. Thanks.

BYOB in Philly Burbs for special occasion

by Stevefood 4 years ago

I was wondering if anyone could recommend some great BYOBs for my wife & I 10th anniversary? Thank you!


by Tir_na_nOg 12 years ago

Can someone explain the BYOB laws in MA for me? I gather you can't BYOB and pay a corkage fee if the place has a liquor license. What if it doesn't? I can remember being at get togethers at Chin...

Looking for a hip BYOB for a group

by mar_cyl 4 years ago

I have a party of 5 and I'm looking for a BYOB that's more uptempo, less intimate. Hip scene preferably. Any suggestions? Thanks

Interesting thoughts/laws re: BYOB

by zin1953 8 years ago

Over on the "Spirits" board, there is an interesting thread entitled "Ever take anything but wine or beer to a BYOB?" -- see http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/884022 That got me to thinking, and ...


by dirtvet 4 years ago

Hi, Any updated lists of BYO places?....looking for a spot for a baptism lunch. I homebrew so would like to make and bring the beer. Thinking Italian or American food, but probably not Asian whic...

Main Line (preferably) BYO recommendations

by CindyJ 5 years ago

I'm hoping to get some good recommendations for a restaurant on the Main Line where we can meet up with friends for an unhurried dinner on a Saturday night. BYO would be a plus. Almost any cuisin...

Wine for Chinese Dinner

by chazzer 4 years ago

I am planning on taking a group of friends out to a traditional Chinese restaurant for my 25th wedding anniversary. They don't serve wine, but we can bring in our own. Any suggestions on what to ...

Krespo's Grill Roswell

by Steve Drucker 5 years ago

Krespo's Grill is a small repurposed building on the vaguely desolate stretch of Alpharetta Street south of Holcomb Bridge. As you head north from the Roswell Canton Street restaurant concentration...


by Russel Shank 10 years ago

Saw this asked of Bmore restaurants. I've never seen a BYOB in D.C. to my knowledge. What's the deal here? Does D.C. law allow BYOB?

A Mano in Fairmount

by sylviag 5 years ago

Had a superb dinner last night at A Mano, the new Italian byob owned by Townsend. We give it three bells - or four! Every dish was creative and delicious. The space is attractive and larger than ...

Wineries with Tasting Room and BYOF?

by littlecmad 5 years ago

Went to a Winery in NJ recently that had a greenhouse set up with a band at one end and a "bar" at the other end. We brought our own food and shared bottles of wine plus they had a food truck that ...