How to Feel Right at Home at a Fancy Restaurant

If you're not accustomed to fancy restaurants and are nervous about exactly how to act or what to expect, never fear: Here is your guide to fine dining like a pro, even if it's your first time. You...

Name of Closed Restaurant

by lesliesue 5 years ago

I am trying to recall the name of a restaurant that closed in or around 2004. It was a "fancy" french restaurant in midtown that served cassoulet regularly. I have a photo taken there that has se...

Rec for a splurge dinner for visitors from NYC

by prima 4 years ago

In addition to Edulis, Alo, Scaramouche and Canoe, and perhaps Actinolite (rustic farm to table fine dining ;) ) , which fine dining restaurants would you recommend? Would prefer contemporary ...

Fried oysters semi-fancy place

by roz music 4 years ago

have to have fried oysters for a nice lunch or dinner in LA... 8 guests for a pre Mother's day party and the lady loves fried oysters! I wish there was a Gulfstream close to downtown... any h...

Fancy lunch - large party - NYC

by sophiethiel 5 years ago

I am looking for recommendations to organise a nice lunch for a party of 11 people for a special occasion. My first choice was Gramercy Tavern but the biggest table they can accommodate is for 9 ...

Best restaurants near Japantown?

by oliviaincharge 5 years ago

Hey SF chow hounders, looking for a restaurant recommendation within walking distance of Kimpton Hotel in Japantown, but not Japanese food. High end, very nice, celebratory dinner for 12. No limit...

Fancy-ish take out?

by focioncroci 5 years ago

My husband and I decided that, with a toddler and a newborn, we are going to celebrate our 5 year wedding anniversary at home. He works downtown and we were hoping he could pick up take out on his ...

Anything new in Barbados

by QueenBeez 5 years ago

Haven't been in about 10 years. Renting a house/apartment on beach in St James Parish, fairly close to Sandy Lane and would love a few fine dining options. Also-we used to buy flying fish and ...

New, fun and fancy in the South End?

by Dmost 5 years ago

Have not dined out much in South End last few years, and have to be there Saturday night, a little dressed up for a fun event. Where should the wife and I go eat for good food. We like ethnic, like...

Cooking and Baking from Brooks Headley's Fancy Desserts:

by dkennedy 6 years ago

Let's use this thread to talk about our experience cooking and baking out of Brooks Headley's Fancy Desserts, the controversial winner of the 2015 Piglet competition. I am just about finished with ...

???? re Nordic Ware "fancy" cake molds--have you used them?

by Normandie 12 years ago

I was thinking about getting one of these, specifically to make one of my Christmas dinner desserts, just for something different: http://www.cutleryandmore.com/prodlist.asp?BrandID=81&LineID=10...

Need rec for niece b day party-turning 13 years old!

by UES Mayor 6 years ago

I always throw a "surprise" birthday dinner for about 10 guest and b day girl. Last year we did Azure, and the year before we did Ruth Chris on Lewers. I want somewhere fancy in the Waikiki area so...

"Fancy" Philly restaraunts?

by ladyphlogiston 6 years ago

I'm asking here because you're the only ones I could think of who might know...my mother-in-law wants to find a "fancy" restaurant, where fancy is defined as the waiter unfolds your napkin for you....

Dressy restaurant in Seattle?

by paselkin 6 years ago

My father in law, a New Yorker, is coming to visit next week. His style expectations are very New York, in that he expects to go to dinner one night at a restaurant where a jacket is required. We t...

Ideas for FANCY holiday dinner menu

by VR2096 6 years ago

Hi, I'm having a holiday party for 12 in December and I want to go all out and make it exquisite and memorable. I'll have all day to prep and I'm having someone come help serve and clean up. I w...

Fancy veggie in Montreal

by notjustastomach 6 years ago

My sweetheart and I are heading up to Montreal for two nights, staying in Plateau near the Station Sherbrooke. She's a veggie (not vegan), and prefers gluten-free. I am broader in my appetites. We'...

Looking for one fancy lunch, one pub night, and plenty of cheap eats in Edinburgh

by MumbaiCentral 7 years ago

Hi guys, I'm going on a study tour of Edinburgh in late September after which I plan to head out on a Haggis Tour for the weekend. I have lunch and dinner on Friday to myself and was following t...

Marthas Vineyard restaurant suggestion

by mhattonmd 6 years ago

I'm looking for a "fancy" restaurant to celebrate an event --one where adults might be expected to dress nicer than typical Vineyard vacation-wear---but--one that has a menu for kids. Thanks

Trendy restaurant where we can get dressed up

by infoplz 6 years ago

Looking for delicious trendy food with excellent presentation and service and dressy atmosphere (not black tie, but dresses and heels). Montgomery or Bucks County, PA.

UYU Ice Cream - new fancy soft serve in crosstown

by NoMoreSnuggles 6 years ago

Checked out the newly opened UYU today in search of the ultimate soft serve because really frozen yogurt is just not exciting. The UYU concept is soft serve in milk/plain or one of two rotating fea...