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Ricotta Cheese Grows in Brooklyn: How One Woman Built a Mini Empire

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Replicating the Tuna Sandwich from Almondine, Brooklyn

by mickeygee 3 months ago

Years ago when I was working in Brooklyn, I would have lunch at Almondine regularly. Their tuna salad on a croissant with swiss cheese was delicious, and I have tried, tried, tried, to replicate th...

Taco Bell offering free tacos: Tues. 3/31...

by gutreactions 2 months ago

According to the company, everyone could use a taco right now. So, News 12 is reporting that there will be free tacos all day at Taco Bell until supplies run out on Tuesday, March 31st. Will you go...

Where to for St. Patrick's Day, March 17th?

by gutreactions 3 months ago

The colors of the Emerald Isle are coming on fast. Tuesday, March 17th. is St. Patrick's Day! How do you mark the event? Do you cook up some traditional Irish dishes at home? Or, do you like to vis...

Chinese restaurants impacted by Coronavirus...

by gutreactions 4 months ago

Here in NYC metro, officials are asking patrons to come back to Chinatown. There is a dramatic decline in business due to the Coronavirus epidemic. Officials say it is safe to eat here locally. How...

Finding Carne Seca in NY area

by tinyraul 3 months ago

I'm looking for a Mexican grocery store selling carne seca from nothern Mexico in greater NYC. I can find very overpriced packets of carne seca on Amazon, but nothing in local groceries (the Mexica...

The Life and Times of the Buttered Roll

by sadie 3 years ago

Dear NYC CH friends, Although I lurk on these boards nearly every day, today I'm writing with a general inquiry for a piece I'm writing. Specifically, on the Buttered Roll. It (by which I mean ...

Get your designer shopping bags out of the closet...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

Now that New York is banning single use plastic bags from stores and markets, those lovely designer bags we bought can be put to good use, or more consistent use, anyway. They were a 'hot' item for...

What is your go to NYC Malaysian?

by chefdekoven 3 years ago

Hey I was just curious where people think the go to Malaysian place is in NYC right now. I have tried Sentosa, PappaRich, Taste Good Malaysian, and most recently Pilau Penang. Curry Leaves and the ...

Where to for Fat Tuesday/Mardi Gras in metro NYC?

by gutreactions 4 months ago

It's coming up fast. Fat Tuesday celebrations will take place on Tuesday, February 25th. Do you mark Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday? If you can't make it to New Orleans, where are the best spots in the New...

Emboss my burger, please!

by gutreactions 3 months ago

Have you noticed some restaurants embossing their burger buns with a logo? Two restaurants in Westchester County that I know of are doing this right now: Kee Oyster House in White Plains, and The U...

Winter Farmers' Markets 2020, greater Westchester County...

by gutreactions 5 months ago

Which Farmers Markets are moving indoors in greater Westchester County, N.Y. this winter, and what do you look for this time of the year? I see that Mamaroneck's Winter Farmers' Market has moved to...

The Best Sichuan I've Ever Found in NYC

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 3 years ago

Legend of Taste 2002 Utopia Pkwy, Whitestone, Queens 718-423-4888 http://legendoftasteny.com Good photos on Yelp: https://www.yelp.com/biz/legend-of-taste-whitestone Not even close. This i...

Taste Good Malaysian Cuisine 82-18 45th Ave, Elmhurst, NY

Steve R
by Steve R 3 months ago

I went for lunch yesterday with 6 other food board types (including a couple who are long time CH posters) & had my 1st Malaysian restaurant meal. Yep, you read that right. So, I have absolutely no...

ISO lunch companions Jackson Hts/Elmhurst/Woodside

by howdini 6 months ago

My gf and I are settling in to our new digs in a beautiful co-op in JH. I work at night, so my days are free to explore the culinary wonderland right outside my door, but dining alone limits the va...

Hook & Reel Cajun Seafood & Bar coming to Yonkers...

by gutreactions 3 months ago

It's a growing chain with units up and down the Eastern Seaboard. Hook & Reel is coming to Central Park Ave., Yonkers. Their gimmick is a menu which allows you to select your favorite meat, seafood...

I think it is the best fried chicken sandwich...

by stuartlafonda 10 months ago

...all credit to former 'hound Joey Destefano for this amazing find. Thigh meat perfectly fried to seal in the juice. Just hot enough (I like heat), just the right amount of sweet (I don't like...

Looking for a solid mid-range place in Brooklyn for 50 pax

by Agordo 4 months ago

Hi my girlfriend and I are eloping in early May. Afterwards comes the impossible task of hosting meals with various families. For my Haitian side (i'm all mixed up), I am looking for a place in Bro...

In Search Of A Cooking Class For A 50th Birthday Present In Manhattan Or Brooklyn

by sgny 4 months ago

Looking for a cooking/baking class in Manhattan or Brooklyn for a 50th Birthday present. I know and have been to DeGustibus at Macy’s so looking for something different. Thanks.