Fine Dining

Break out the white tablecloths. We've got suggestions for where to find the best fine dining restaurants in every area, plus Chowhounds discuss which spots for haute cuisine are worth the trip.


Alma or Loco?

by portugalbound06 22 days ago

I am going to Portugal in mid-June and only have two days to enjoy Lisbon. I am arriving early on a Monday which coincides with both Alma and Loco being closed. Left with just Tuesday I am trying ...

Reservations for French Laundry

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 2 years ago

Hello there, Due to the increase of threads about exchanging French Laundry reservations, we have created this post dedicated to that purpose. We're closing and redirecting to this thread curren...

Jean-Georges - his influence? Sound off!

by Fresh_A 14 days ago

I was wondering about Jean-Georges today. I haven't been to one of his establishments for ages (I think he has more than 40 around the world now?). I really like the guy on the few times that I hav...

Fine Dining in Allentown, PA?

by Phil_A_Mignon 1 month ago

Looking for a spot for a romantic dinner in Allentown, PA. Does such a place exist?

Atelier München, the latest German 3-star dining place delivering seasonal and creative cuisine

by Bu Pun Su 17 days ago

It was ‘only’ nearly 3 years ago that I went to Germany and I did not really expect to return to the country famous for its bratwurst & pretzel so soon, but I did. Early this year, I happened to be...

Some of my Singapore restaurants' reviews

by Bu Pun Su 3 years ago

Under the new Chowhound forums format, sometimes I got difficulties to find the old reviews of certain restaurants. Because of this, I created this new thread for some of my foodie adventures in Si...

Your top 3 in Toronto

by prima 2 years ago

What are your top 3 foods/restaurants /places to shop in Toronto lately? My top 3 places to eat: Saturday Dinette, for brunch and for dinner. Love their mac & cheese and their fried chicken. D...

San Sebastián and Bilbao trip report (Aug, Oct 2018)

by synecdochehk 5 months ago

Hi all, first time poster here, yet I have drawn many restaurant ideas from lurking in this forum in the past, and would love to start contributing some. Given my limited exposure to food, I would ...

Key West Fine Dining with Local Flavor

by nyperr 4 months ago

We are going to be in Key West for only one evening and looking for the BEST example of the Keys. We like chefs who use fresh local ingredients with creativity. Quality is more important than pri...

Unique Dining Experience

by cma1 4 months ago

Hi All - Interested in a unique, special, upscale/ fine dining experience to celebrate a client anniversary. Partial to private dining. Thanks is advance for any suggestions!

Fine Dining outside of SF/NYC/Chicago/DC

by sffoodie123 4 months ago

What fine dining restaurants in the United States do you think are worth making a special journey to? Or ones that would get two or three Michelin stars, but are not in covered areas? These are som...

The 1881 Restaurant Now Open in San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Announced via press release today: "San Francisco, CA/December 2018 – The 1881 at the Mansion on Sutter is open. The restaurant showcases seasonal contemporary California-French cuisine compleme...

Singapore Food & Restaurants

by justlaz 7 months ago

Hello! Going to Singapore in November and looks like no one has an updated thread of latest places to eat. So we're going for 3 nights (staying one night at MBS) and we currently are planning o...

Looking for Updates to the Dayton Food Scene (pretty please!)

by jdhemeco 6 months ago

Hi All, My husband and I just moved to Dayton, OH from Washington, DC. All of the Dayton threads are pretty old. Can anyone give us a quick recap of the Dayton food scene? I see that Anne Kear...

Best sellers on eBay/Etsy for copper cookware?

by Politiceaux 10 months ago

It's looking like it may be feasible to run a gas line to my new home, which wasn't the case previously. I'm excited about the prospect of getting back to a gas range. With this in mind, who are so...

Lone traveler to Alexandria, VA

by Phil_A_Mignon 7 months ago

I'm a craft beer junkie and a serious foodie. I'm a walking cliche, I get it. But it's true. Gonna be in Alexandria in November, solo. Where can I go and pamper myself with a fine dinner? Some loca...

Newport, RI

by JackRoe 1 year ago

Hi guys. Planning on taking a trip to Newport in about 1 month. I am looking to book one dinner rez and two lunch places. I was looking for fine dining for dinner and basically anything for lunch ...

"Shanghai Shikumen Fine Cuisine," First Markham Place – Sensational, delectable and Authentic Shanghainese Fare! (LONG REVIEW)

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 year ago

My Shanghainese Mother-in-law, a person with an extremely discriminating and refined palate, is currently on a long overdue visit from overseas. After a few days of home-cook meals and time zone ad...

Boston's best fine dining, food wise

by pigletthepug 8 months ago

We dined at Le Bernandin when were in NYC 2 weeks ago and really fell in love with their food. The flavors were deep but delicate. We could taste the care and technique that went into each dish. ...

Rec for a splurge dinner for visitors from NYC

by prima 2 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 ...