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Kid Friendly

Bringing the little ones along? Don’t panic: Chowhounds know where to go for the best kid-friendly restaurants and shops, plus brilliant ideas for cooking food that'll make your toddlers come back for seconds (even vegetables!).

How to Feed a Crowd: Cook Your Hot Dogs in a Crock-Pot

Welcome to Slow Cooker Week! We're sharing all our favorite Crock Pot recipes, tips, tricks, and advice this week—and including the Instant Pot, of course, since it slow cooks too. Here, we're talking...
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California Ends School Lunch-shaming

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

" . . . The new legislation, authored by state Sen. Robert Hertzberg, makes it so schools are no longer allowed to serve cheaper, 'alternative' lunches to students whose parents are unable to pay. ...

L'Orygine or Chez Boulay for Quebec City lunch?

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by nferlan17 16 days ago

We will be traveling with our 8 month to Quebec City in July and would like to have one nice lunch sit down lunch while there (our version of a date). The little one is well behaved and easily whis...

Restaurant recommendations

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by aucwai 26 days ago

I’m traveling to San Francisco Bay Area, would anyone recommend some popular must go restaurants? Kids friendly, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, California...

Leatherby's Family Creamery | Elk Grove

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 25 days ago

Last month I was back in the Capitol for meetings, and stayed in Elk Grove. For a night cap, I made a first visit to the local branch of Leatherby's Family Creamery to try the famous Alan's Black &...

Op-Ed: California Budget Boosts Healthy Food for Kids and Markets for Farmers

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

" . . . This vision focuses on upgrading food quality and freshness, serving more climate-friendly, plant-based and organic food, supporting local farmers, developing food and garden education prog...

Recommendations for two "special lunches" in Montreal?

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by nferlan17 2 months ago

DH husband and I will be traveling to Montreal this July and are looking for recommendations for restaurants to have one or two nice lunches while there. The catch is that we will have our 7 mo...

Kid friendly in Osaka

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by gemster 2 months ago

I'm bringing my 3 year old and 5 year old kids to Osaka in a month or so - would love suggestions on kid friendly restaurants! The kids are quite good - we had a pretty successful Tokyo trip recen...

Plates Com Tam | Seaside - Monterey Peninsula

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

Opened a year ago by the owners of the established Chopstix restaurant, Plates Com Tom offers a more authentic look at Vietnamese homestyle cooking. When I first saw the menu, I was dubious that th...

Family friendly seafood

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by Rahoolio 3 months ago

My family and I are traveling to the Seattle area for the weekend. We are from a very small town and are very interested in finding some really good local seafood similar to red lobster. We’ll be ...

Foodie Kids Menus in Boston area?

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by acketon 1 year ago

Can anyone share any good restaurants that either have good kids menus with real food, or that is happy to do smaller portions of main entrees for small children? I don't mean "kid friendly." Ki...

Los Angeles, Dana Point and Anaheim Food trip with Children

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by josephml1 6 months ago

Hi, I need your advice about your best place to eat In Los angeles, Dana Point and Anaheim, this food choices..with children. Steak House could be a hole in the wall. Chinese Restaurant I wil...

NYC Oct 11-13 with foodie tweens

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by aja1223 6 months ago

We're traveling to NYC for a long weekend in Oct. with our 9 and 10 year old sons. Hubby and kids first time in NY. Staying in midtown. Plans are open Friday, Bronx Zoo Sat and Broadway early Sunda...

MEarth Carmel Valley: U-Pick Community Harvest Market (ongoing through Nov 25th)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

"SHARE IN THE BOUNTY! Join us in the bountiful Organic Gardens for a U-Pick Community Harvest Market on Monday afternoons! Pick your own produce and pick up some delicious recipes to cook up what...

Balboa Block Party, Nov 9, 11a-6p, SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

WHAT: The PlumpJack Foundation and president Hiliary Newsom are proud to introduce the first annual Balboa Block Party to take place on Saturday, November 9, 2019, with the goal of rais...

Grand Cayman

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by dcbbq 2 years ago

We're headed to grand Cayman for my first trip, and it looks like Chowhound posts are almost all from 6 or more years ago. We'll be 4 adults (one gluten avoider but not fanatical) and a so-far ver...

Vancouver with kids: Stanley Park ideas? Boat sushi? Cart dim sum?

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by stak 6 months ago

I grew up in Richmond but haven't been back to Vancouver area much in the past 15 years or so. Coming back with my 5 and 7 year old for a very quick visit and trying to think of delicious and kid-f...

Paris with baby and toddler

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by joliecat 5 months ago

Hi all Have used chow hound as my go to resource for travelling the last few years. Thought I would contribute back! Recently did Paris with a 9 month old and almost 3 year old for 10 days. Here ...

Helping low-income women afford healthier food may have reversed a rise in childhood obesity

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

" . . . In other words, the policy changes have resulted in physically and mentally healthier children—an outcome that, after all, is central to WIC’s mission. Established as part of the Child Nutr...

2 Days in NY mostly Murray Hill area

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by burgeoningfoodie 6 months ago

I'm going up to NYC for a baby naming this coming week. We will be staying mostly in the Murray Hill section with a jaunt over to Chelsea to check out Museum of Illusions. I'm on a budget and goi...

Zhong Shan Hakka Restaurant

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by Thomas Nash 7 months ago

From the former owners of the Hakka Restaurant in the Richmond District which they sold some time back, this newly opened place has many familiar dishes. As good or better than I remember. In Parks...