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Meal Review

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I Finally Tried the Low-Carb Cereal Everyone's Talking About

I’ve learned to regard any diet version of a guilty pleasure food with a healthy dose of skepticism. I’ve just been burned too many times (looking at you low-carb chocolate). I’m down with mashed cauliflower...
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Omakase at Shoji

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by foodwhisperer 3 days ago

Shoji at 69 Leonard Street is a wonderful omakase experience. Chef Derek Wilcox has been trained in Japan in both Kaiseki and Sushi. He is quite knowledgable about all ingredients used and very wil...

Minis Latin Fusion opens softly in New Rochelle...

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by gutreactions 5 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...

Dino & Francesco's Clarks Summit PA

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by chet 8 days ago

i am an avid italian foodie, i want to add Dino & Francesco's in Clarks Summit, all the italian dishes are delicious, but tonight i had Gnocci with meat sauce, this dish is incredible, save your pl...

Maria, New Rochelle, serves up titillating tastes...

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by gutreactions 12 days ago

There has been a great deal of restaurant activity in New Rochelle coinciding with all the development around the city. Maria on Huguenot St. has been a standout newcomer. Brothers Peter and Giovan...

Peter Luger demoted to 'satisfactory': Pete Wells, N.Y. Times...

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by gutreactions 4 months ago

Legendary Peter Luger Steakhouse in Brooklyn received no stars today in The New York Times, according to restaurant critic Pete Wells. What do you think? Anyone been lately? (Would have added a lin...

Tesoro D'Italia, Pleasantville, offers tasty dishes...

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by gutreactions 21 days ago

Stopped into Tesoro D'Italia on Marble Ave., Pleasantville, last night for dinner. It turned out very well. We started with an order of Fried Calamari from their reasonably priced Happy Hour menu a...

SF Restaurant Week: Bellota

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by Civil Bear 21 days ago

Hit up Bellota for lunch during SF Restaurant Week. Not a bad deal as the Bravas starter and Arroz Pollito main saved about $11 or 30% off the regular lunch menu. The food was executed well and ser...

Giordano's Pizza

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by bighound 3 months ago

First dinner in Chicago is at Giordano's for deep dish pizza. To our surprise, there was a line out the door despite being in an office building. They have a clever system where you order your pi...

Cafe Nostimo-Portsmouth NH

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by grumpyspatient 1 month ago

DH and I had a very nice lunch at the Cafe Nostimo today. Its not downtown Portsmouth but off Islington Road by the YMCA. You order at the counter, get a number for the table and the staff brings y...

Thompson Italian in Falls Church City - Report

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by Steve 23 days ago

The folks running Thompson Italian have hit a nerve, because the place was packed solid on a weeknight. We were lucky to walk in, but they managed to free up a table for us as long as we didn't st...

Just Tiffins

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by equinoise 24 days ago

Being an omnivore, I am not particularly interested in restaurants that prominently tout their "vegetarian" status. But South India of course boasts a beautiful vegetarian cuisine that has stood ...

Momo Yakitori

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by wineloverdc 1 year ago

Having heard good things about this place on Rhode Island Avenue {near South Dakota} we went on a cold Monday. We arrived to a mostly empty restaurant and were greeted by Ume, the waiter/host. We...

"FRILU" Update – A wonderful winter theme Omakase

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by Charles Yu 1 month ago

After enduring another seasonal holiday that involved attending parties with predictable and repetitive pot-luck dishes. Things have finally reverted back to normal. This mean my foodie chowhound b...

Vibrant food & nightlife at Alvin & Friends, New Rochelle...

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by gutreactions 5 months ago

It was a lovely late summer evening when we stopped into Alvin & Friends on Memorial Highway in downtown New Rochelle. The place was popping at around 8 p.m., and we took seats in the bar/lounge. T...

Silpancho's House, New Bolivian in Del Ray

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by Steve 10 months ago

On Mt Vernon Ave, near West Glebe, there is a brand new Bolivian spot with counter service and a menu that is mostly changing daily specials. They aren't serving the full menu yet, just a couple o...

Eerkin's, Uyghur in Fairfax - Report

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by Steve 6 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 ...

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...

Ritzy Palace - A quick update!

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by Charles Yu 2 months ago

For the past couple of years, Ritzy Palace and Chi-Star have been two of my most favorite go-to places for consistent quality Cantonese food that excels. Tonight's family dinner at Ritzy Palace ...

Nanjing Bistro in Fairfax - Report

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by Steve 5 years ago

Only open about a month, this may be the only place around to try out Nanjing Cuisine. I was happy to find out that the name was true to the purpose of the restaurant. I will have to explore mo...