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2019-2020 Dungeness crab in the Bay Area

Sushi Monster
by Sushi Monster 6 months ago

It's that time again. Anyone seeing crab at R99? Report in! Supposedly Safeway and Lucky are saying by the end of the week. But that's for cooked crab.

How can I get Liguria Bakery foccacia shipped?

by Lynndsey Rigberg 1 month ago

Hi Chowhounds in SF, I grew up in the city and Liguria Bakery is the taste of my childhood! But I live in LA now. I want to send some focaccia to a friend (and myself) and I would really appreciat...

Dockside Restaurants

by Brawny 22 days ago

Looking for great dockside restaurants from Tarpon Springs to Sarasota. All suggestions welcomed since we will not be traveling until October 2020!!

Looking for personal stories about Parisian restaurants

by ajapilar 5 months ago

Bonjour! I’m working with John Donohue, an artist and writer based in New York City, who is crafting the second book in his “All The Restaurants” series about different restaurants in Paris and ...

Recipe search

by intrepid artist 28 days ago

I used to work at the Marriott near the airport back in the 1980's. They made danish from scratch in-house. It was the best! Does anyone have the recipe? It can be in baker's % or large amounts; I ...

What were the original restaurants and eateries at the Palisades Center?

by DanielleP2002 4 months ago

I've been going to the mall since I was born, and I love researching its history. Does anyone from the Rockland area know what original restaurants and eateries were at the mall, from when it first...

A nice place to Skype

by gargupie 3 months ago

Since most schools are closed due to the coronavirus, the learning center I work at is also doing moving everything online. I am looking for a place to Skype with my student for 1.5 hrs. Any recomm...

Sole Francaise in Los Angeles

by marcjh 3 months ago

I am looking for a good, but reasonably priced, sole Francaise in Los Angeles. Any recommendations?

Clam and Garlic Pizza 2020

by FrankfromJersey 3 months ago

Just moved down from NorCal and searching for a good clam and garlic pizza. While you couldn't find it on every corner, I found a good 15-20 places where I could find it. But since we've been here ...

In Search of New Mexico Potato Chips

Perilagu Khan
by Perilagu Khan 9 years ago

This past Saturday my wife purchased a sack of New Mexico Style Red Chili Pototo Chips at a convenient store in Carizozo, New Mexico. They may be the best potato chips I've ever eaten. Problem is, ...

Beginners in Paris

by SueFH 3 months ago

We have 5 nights in Paris in mid-May, essentially first time for both of us. I’m much more interested in food than my husband, so I’m in charge (he’d eat at McDonald’s if nothing caught his eye); h...

Unfound Neighborhood Restaurants

by Gastronomos 5 months ago

https://www.newsday.com/lifestyle/restaurants/meritage-wine-bar-review-glen-cove-1.40058114 About Meritage Wine Bar: "...They're really trying to revitalize the downtown area of Glen Cove, an...

Tao's Fusion in Selden

by Gastronomos 6 months ago

This underrated Sichuan dish made an appearance at my table when I visited Tao's fusion in Selden. No matter how you call this dish: Suan Tang Fei Niu 酸汤肥牛 / Beef with House Made Pickle in ...

John who? Don't you mean Drew?

by dmedianow 3 months ago

Regarding the previous post from 2011 (?!) on what was that restaurant on Sunset Blvd with the link to John Berrymore? Indeed it was Butterfield's, which became the House of Blues, which is also, s...

NYC sit-down dessert spots

by sned 3 months ago

I'd love any recs for sit-down dessert options in NYC. I'm planning an anniversary date - we'll be eating early-ish before an 8pm broadway show and I'm hoping to find somewhere nice we can go after...

Alo Reservation Available Feb 27 7:15pm

by rothwellsmith 3 months ago

Hi There, I have a reservation for 2pp that is available at Alo on Feb 27 @ 7:15pm - it is for the extended Tasting Menu As there are no refunds, if anyone is interested in taking the reservat...

Question about Rehearsal Dinner Venue for Large Group near Pasadena, CA

by goirish11 4 months ago

Hi! I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations for a nice rehearsal dinner venue within thirty minutes of Pasadena for about 80 guests? I was hoping for it to not be super expensive so mayb...

In search of Thai green curry martini

by smaointe 4 months ago

I had a most excellent Thai green curry martini (probably the best cocktail I've ever had) at the Pot Luck Club in Cape Town, SA. Am curious if there are any bars in Manhattan that would offer up s...