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Minis Latin Fusion opens softly in New Rochelle...

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by gutreactions 3 months ago

Nicole Pirraglia-Piparo of City Island has opened Minis Latin Fusion at 237 Main Street, New Rochelle, in a charming refurbished space that had formally operated as Fratelli's. She is joined by tal...

"The One Fusion Chinese Restaurant" - A sad attempt of fusion cuisine resulting in a $56 failure dish!

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by Charles Yu 20 hours ago

I learned a couple of valuable lessons after my latest dining experience! 1) When it comes to food.....Do not believe in everything you hear, even from so called foodie/experts! 2) When it come...

Cozy Corner Breakfast Boutique-Oak Park

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by bighound 18 days ago

After very extensive research and a long train ride to the end of the line we chose Sunday morning breakfast at Cozy Corner Breakfast Boutique in Oak Park., a small but bustling spot in a residenti...

Eerkin's, Uyghur in Fairfax - Report

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by Steve 3 months ago

So far I've been disappointed at any of the kabobs from NW Chinese cuisine that are available in our area, and I usually hesitate in ordering them. I was happy to see that for $3, I could check ...

Yama, West Lebanon, NH

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by dfrostnh 5 days ago

On my own to choose a special lunch in the Lebanon NH area, I decided to make a much delayed return visit to Yama in West Lebanon. It is located in an unassuming shared building away from the comm...

Spring Squash Blossoms at Le Sirene, Larchmont...

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by gutreactions 7 months ago

Last night, the zucchini flowers were stuffed with an herbed ricotta and pancetta mix and lightly fried. Totally delicious! This gem of a restaurant has been charming my palate for several years no...

Zui La, Richmond Hill - Rare find of a sought-after, addictive and currently, one of the most popular of Oriental finger food!

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by Charles Yu 10 days ago

Had dinner at the above captioned restaurant yesterday night. One of our party pre-ordered ( 24 hrs advanced notice ) a plate of ' Crispy/crunchy fried fish skin coated with salted duck egg yolk '....

BBQ on the Island

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by Gastronomos 2 years ago

After a couple of really, really bad meals at two local (local to me that is) bbq type joints, I am still convinced that this Islands inhabitants do not know how to make and serve bbq. At all. I...

Having breakfast on Long Island

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by Scott_R 9 years ago

About once a week, I go out for breakfast. For me this means more than scrambled eggs on a roll or a donut. I like to find interesting creations that I can sit and relax with (and I don't have muc...

Oceans (n=1)

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by Andy T. 15 days ago

As a Union Square seafood option, closer to the late, somewhat-lamented Blue Water Grill (sushi bar options) than the late, less-lamented City Crab (no mallets, lobster rolls, fried clams). The re...

Chicago Reviews Nov - First in a Series

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by bighound 18 days ago

Back from a chicago b-day trip. gonna post meal reviews here. please add to the discussion. Luke's Italian Beef-not as good as expected First time in Chicago and first Italian beef. Lunch was I...

Billy Goat Tavern

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by bighound 18 days ago

for our last meal, in Chicago, we made the obligatory visit to the Billy Goat Tavern made famous by an SNL skit-(Cheezborger, Cheezborger, Cheezborger). not the original location that inspired the ...

Huarascan, Peruvian in Del Ray

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by Steve 27 days ago

Although I've passed by this true hole-in-the-wall a gazillion times, yesterday was my first time to stop by. The sign said open for breakfast, and it was 7am. I couldn't resist trying the tama...

Woodyard BBQ - Worth the drive

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by bighound 18 days ago

Woodyard BBQ was in a light industrial area with the pits figuring prominent at the front of the building. The smell of smoking meat was mouth-watering upon our arrival. We shared a three-meat plat...

Jack Stack BBQ - Didn't live up to the hype

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by bighound 18 days ago

Dinner at Jack Stack BBQ was a bit of a disappointment given the good reviews. It was more like a steak house restaurant environment (situated in a Spanish-style mall) with the high prices rather t...

Joe's Kansas City BBQ - Just excellent

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by bighound 18 days ago

Joe's Kansas City Barbeque is in a gas station with the garage remodeled into a cafeteria style eating establishment. heard the stories and read the reviews but was dubious when there wasn't the sm...

Gates and Sons - Brooklyn Ave

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by bighound 18 days ago

heard the legend of Gates BBQ for years so was excited to go. an extreme letdown of an experience i must say. this location on the day we were there was awful. The ordering process was very chaotic...

Wildberry Cafe

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by bighound 18 days ago

read some very good reviews for this spot and it was near our hotel so for our last breakfast in Chicago went to Wildberry Cafe. Despite our intention to eat a light meal we got huge portions. my t...

Volare Italian Restaurant

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by bighound 18 days ago

our dinner at Volare was very good from start to finish. seated promptly and pleasantly. a nice tasty selection of fresh bread was delivered quickly. chose to start with the bruschetta and it was v...

Ann Sather for breakfast

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by bighound 18 days ago

decided to start my birthday by going to Ann Sather restaurant for breakfast, which was excellent with huge portions and delicious food. wife had the Swedish breakfast which had swedish meatballs, ...