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Quiet kosher restaurant (Long Island or Queens)

by EmpireState 1 year ago

Does such a thing exist? I think that I've been to every kosher restaurant in Cedarhurst or Great Neck but maybe I...


therealdoctorlew commented 7 days ago

Quiet Manhattan restaurants below 14th St.

by nmoconnor 19 days ago

We prefer downtown restaurants, especially the East Village and Lower East Side. But they can be really noisy with b...


Kathyd1 commented 16 days ago

Need a Quiet Restaurant for Candidate Dinner

by jellybell 3 months ago

I need a place to take a job candidate to a pre-interview dinner. Some places that are already in play are Estia, an...


urbanfabric commented 2 months ago

Hippie history? Seeking info on 1970's SF restaurant where no talking was allowed!

by Pomegranate7224 2 years ago

In the mid 1970's there was a very simple SF restaurant, maybe in the South of Market area or the Mission. There was ...


owlface21 commented 2 months ago

Special occasion for 8 serious food lovers in SF/East Bay

by OakTownHound 2 months ago

My mother-in-law's 70th birthday is coming up in a few months and she's coming to the Bay Area from the East Coast fo...


Ridge commented 2 months ago

Need Recommendations for a Book Club dinner locations around West LA

by Regina 3 months ago

My book group (5-10 women in our late 30s early 40s) meet once a month on Sunday evenings to have some wine, catch up...


maccrogenoff commented 2 months ago

Quiet group dinner in Soho

by manhattank 3 months ago

I'm looking for a quiet spot around Spring and 6th Ave for a business dinner for 8 people. Entrees should be below $3...


manhattank commented 3 months ago

Commander's Palace Alternative

by PattyOK 4 months ago

I have organized a trip with my 80 year old dad to New Orleans. I told him I'd take him to Commander's Palace. Unfort...


selma1228 commented 4 months ago

Looking for relatively quiet NYC restaurants

by DebMG 4 months ago

We will be staying in Midtown Manhattan for five nights later this month. My husband has SSD (single sided deafness) ...


HarvestMoon1 commented 4 months ago

Best chimichurri steak grilled manhattan... quiet nice

by janie 4 months ago

Help quick for tues eve... who makes great chimichurri sauce... steak... grilled etc... looking for nice quiet atmosp...

thegforceny commented 4 months ago

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Comfortable, quiet, Italian or Mediterranean in or near East Village?

by hungrycomposer 5 months ago

Still looking for a nice, comfortable place to meet old friends. Now Italian, or something "Mediterranean" is in the ...

FQ Restaurants with a quiet ambiance and good food

by dpastor 6 months ago

We are in NOLA for Thanksgiving Week. We have been before, but usually went to party-like restaurants. Now, we need m...


dpastor commented 6 months ago

Desperately seeking quiet new range

by Zaminder 9 years ago

Hi, We are renovating a NYC apartment and must choose a 30" gas (or dual) range. I was interested in the GE Cafe Ran...


alexrander commented 6 months ago

Quiet, Casual Spot

by Mushka 6 months ago

Hi Chowhounders. I have a new job and am taking one of the top producers to dinner to pick her brain. I am looking ...

estufarian commented 6 months ago

Contemplating a short trip to L.A., the first in years

by Fida 7 months ago

I may be spending a few days in L.A., and would love some input. I'd mostly be in the West L.A. area - Brentwood, ...

perk commented 6 months ago

"Undiscovered" Little Italy

by PrometheusOnFire 7 months ago

I loved College Street when it was Little Italy - mom and pop places where food was made and served with the kind of ...

happycamper commented 7 months ago

Should restaurants offer Child Free Zones?

by boratini 12 months ago

It used to be when you entered a restaurant you were offered Smoking or non-smoking sections. With the ban on smoking...

thegforceny commented 8 months ago

Quiet Saturday evening dinner in SF?

by RichInMV 8 months ago

I'm a long-time Bay Area resident, and have grown weary of the frantic and noisy conditions in most SF restaurants th...

RichInMV commented 8 months ago

Quiet little table in the

by Kris 17 years ago

There was a restaurant in NYC several years back called Quiet little table for 2 or Cozy Little Table or Quiet Little...


Blumie commented 9 months ago