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Big, casual restaurant in Boston area for groups of 10+ on a Friday night?

by jacksonkev 15 days ago

I have a family gathering happening soon in Boston. We all land at different times on a Friday night. I was hoping ...

C. Hamster commented 1 hour ago

Brookline Recommendations

by Felliott 7 days ago

My brother recently moved to Brookline, MA, and I'm flying out this Saturday to visit him for four days. We'll probab...


devilham commented 1 day ago

Lisbon & Porto Equivalent of Tapas Bars/Cafes

by nlight 3 days ago

Hi everyone, My wife and I will be in Lisbon and Porto in late July, and we're hoping the CH community can share s...


dryhops commented 2 days ago

Favorite Tavola Calda or Hot Table Places in Toronto

by prima 1 month ago

Update version from this thread: Rivera Bakery's hot table looked...

The Chowhound Team commented 7 days ago

hot tables....

by prima 6 years ago

which hot tables do you like the most? I like Centro Trattoria & Formaggio on St Clair W & Honey Bear (for Hungaria...

The Chowhound Team commented 7 days ago

Easy / low maintence dinner ideas for a small group

by pumpkinspice 10 days ago

Looking for a bit of inspiration here, I cannot think of any great ideas....nothing is really wowing me right now. ...

Ttrockwood commented 7 days ago

MEL outer suburbs April 2017

by KarenDW 2 months ago

Hi all. You've always been helpful in getting me sorted with a place to eat or drink ;) Will be visiting again, soon...

KarenDW commented 8 days ago

Paris Restaurants... With Baby

by Garthm 20 days ago

Hello! We are looking for recommendations for restaurants where we can eat dinner with our 6 month old baby. Given th...


Garthm commented 14 days ago

Szechuan Legend - Stand out amongst 5 similar competitors in same plaza!

by Charles Yu 10 months ago

Northern Dumpling Kitchen inside of Times Square has always been my Northern Chinese Cuisine go-to place in Richmond ...


Amplified commented 22 days ago


by Disneyfreak 1 month ago

Heading to Philadelphia for the first time in forever! I'm traveling on business so my time really isn't my own. But ...


barryg commented 1 month ago

Mainline Casual Dinner

by JunieB 2 months ago

Headed to Honda in Ardmore and was wondering if there are any good casual restaurants to try for dinner - not El Limo...

JunieB commented 1 month ago

First date but she can't sit for over 30 mins

by cjavier70 1 month ago

Hello all. I'm taking an attractive girl that I met at a coffee shop out on a date in San Francisco tomorrow. However...


JonDough commented 1 month ago

Orlando - Have Car Will Hunt For Great Meal

by girdev 3 months ago

Have car will travel . Coming down this week to conference. Evenings free and want to explore food in the region. Ple...

Shrinkrap commented 2 months ago

Downtown casual/fun dinner for 10 (w/kids)

by luvgrub 2 months ago

Hi hounds! We are headed to a photo exhibit at the Brewery downtown tonight (Saturday). We are a group of 10, inc...


luvgrub commented 2 months ago

Brasil BBQ in Petaluma

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Passing through yesterday, I noticed signs pointing to Brasil BBQ in the OSH shopping center. I pulled in to pick up ...

Melanie Wong commented 2 months ago

NYC with toddler

by mstefater 2 months ago

My husband and I are taking our 2yo with us for a weekend in NYC. We are big foodies and so usually a weekend in NYC...


mstefater commented 2 months ago

Affordable dining in NYC

by oh_lol 2 months ago

Hi all, I am back in NYC with a few friends in tow and they are wanting to be introduced into the world of food! (I...


HarvestMoon1 commented 2 months ago

Cheap dinner within a 20 minute walk of the Lightbox

by prima 3 months ago

Besides Pai, Lee Chen and Canteen, and perhaps Shawarma King, which other restaurants would you recommend? Swatow and...


julesrules commented 2 months ago

Sunday Night Dinner near Bryant Park

by sweetspoiled 3 months ago

Need a casual, comfy place to grab a bite. Nothing exotic or extreme, but somewhere to eat and shake off jet lag. T...

thegforceny commented 3 months ago

Slice House | Haight-Ashbury - San Francisco

by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Tony Gemignani's newest Slice House opened in the Upper Haight two weeks ago. We tried it for lunch on Monday. I'd st...

ChowFun_derek commented 3 months ago