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Veal Parm

by minpar 5 hours ago

Hi! Looking for a center city restaurant for my husband the night before Thanksgiving. It's his 50th birthday and his favorite food is Italian and loves veal parm. Where can I go for this special...


Paris restaurant recommendations for 6

by jmsvss 1 day ago

I am researching Paris restaurant recommendations for a Dec 11 birthday celebration. I am considering lunch or dinner. It does not need to be exceptionally fancy or even ***. We are dining with ...


Where do you get your hoagies since Sarcone's closed?

by GDSwamp 6 days ago

I know it's been awhile, but personally I still haven't solved this. Sarcone's Old Fashioned Italian was the perfect hoagie for me. Not an overstuffed jawbreaker, never too wet, nor too dry, the sh...

Good Saltenas? Where?

by MikeR 25 days ago

Short version, since I'm having trouble getting a post to stick: A few years ago I was eating saltenas from a a couple of places that are no longer around, and I settled on Luzmila's, which wer...

Boston cassoulet watch 2019-2020

by youngho 12 days ago

I enjoy cassoulet. Unfortunately, it seems like there's been a dramatic reduction in the number of offerings in the Boston area over the last 15 years. I was happy to see that the new Rochambeau, ...


Budget Sho-style sushi dinner in Tokyo Japan

by jackson12 6 days ago

Hi! I am visiting with my partner to Tokyo and were looking at cheaper options for Sho style sushi. All of the Sho-style dinners are in the high range 30,000 Yen. For Edomae and Kyubey-style there ...

Chocolate bread

by gargupie 3 days ago

Lately I’ve been in love with the chocolate rye roll from Ole and Steen, a chain Danish bakery, called Chokorug. Is there other bakeries in nyc that sell similar type of chocolate bread, preferably...

Tarpon Springs Restaurant

by Latinpig 1 month ago

Back in the 70's, my Uncle would take me to a little greek restaurant in Tarpon Springs next to a church. I remember it did not have a liquor license due to its proximity to the church so we coul...


Fried Whole Fish in DC / NOVA area?

by capitalhockey 6 days ago

I have a general fondness for fried whole fish. I used to love the fried flounder dish at the Crystal Thai restaurant that came with savory chili sauce on the side but it hasn't taste the same aft...

Rome recommendations for New Year's Eve?

by allysond 7 days ago

I'm looking for somewhere for a nice -- but not extravagant -- New Year's dinner with two kids (ages 5 and 8). We definitely do not want to do the whole cenone thing because our kids won't have the...

Is there any good sushi in Albuquerque?

by ninrn 6 days ago

Posting with low expectations since everyone seem to have fled the NM boards, but can anyone recommend a place with good, fresh sushi in Albuquerque? Is Magokoro my best bet? Thank you.

Japan Trip: Fukuoka -> Osaka -> Tokyo

by newyorkminute 6 months ago

Hey folks. We (my wife and I) are taking a 2 week trip to Japan in May. We are starting in Fukuoka and work our way up to Tokyo. I have been to Japan before but my wife hasn't. So I'm excited to go...

Is there an authentic Thai restaurant in Brooklyn?

by salvusman82 1 month ago

The last 20 Thai restaurants in Brooklyn I have visited or ordered from have all been mediocre, Americanized, overpriced, bland Thai food. There are couple of half-decent places (Sky Ice in Park S...


by kelseyd91 7 days ago

My wife and I were in Toronto for work last week and stayed at a B&B in Koreatown there and stumbled across this wonderful thing called Taiyaki made fresh at a Korean supermarket. We drove straight...

French Onion Soup

by tbaker4u 11 days ago

Where's the best place to get French Onion Soup in Manhattan? The Stanton Social. Closed:-( Where can I get food like that now in Manhattan? Has Chris Santos resurfaced? Anybody hear of the Vandal?

Decadent Deserts

by tbaker4u 10 days ago

I have a niece visiting who absolutely loves sweeties. So do I. Any suggestions for a extra special sampling of special deserts. Something warm with 3 components. Like cake, ice-cream (or any c...

Anniversary Weekend - San Francisco

by nycAttorney 27 days ago

We will be in town for our anniversary the weekend of 11/1-11/3. I am looking for suggestions on good, can't miss spots in SF. In terms of planning this is what I am looking for: Friday: Din...

Hong Kong-style lobster in the GTA that is not Fishman Lobster Clubhouse

by ruminant 17 days ago

We’re in search of current recommendations for a GTA restaurant serving HK-style fried lobster in a pleasant setting for a family gathering, that has not replaced the traditional anchovies with Fre...

Friday/Saturday Lunch Manhattan & Sunday near LGA

by 3StarsFoodie 21 days ago

I am going to be solo for lunch on a Friday and Saturday at the end of this month. I was thinking of going to an omakase lunch at Sushi Ginza Onodera and am open for suggestions for the other. I h...

Anything new Uptown?

by 3StarsFoodie 21 days ago

I will be coming to NOLA next weekend and am looking for something new for dinner Saturday night. We like places like Clancy’s, Lillette....