Restaurant Intel

Why Deleting Your Food Delivery App Could Help Save Restaurants

The food delivery category has become a true juggernaut, thanks large in part to an explosion of delivery apps and remote ordering platforms. Digital food delivery is projected to grow into a staggering...

Restos adding credit card processing fees to your bill...

by gutreactions 16 days ago

I have noticed it more and more. Restaurants are posting up to a 3% processing fee to your final bill. I guess its an effort to defray some of the loss eateries incur to credit card companies. They...


Lil Woody's/Great State Burger

by equinoise 6 days ago

A joint review seemed in order for these two multi-location Seattle burger emporia. Both are similar in their embrace of a Shake Shack-oriented trend (founded in 2004) favoring a kind of nostalgic...

Restaurants from Anna Maria Island down to Osprey

by twodales2 3 months ago

What's good in the Sarasota area these days? From divey to fancy...as long as the food is good we are in. Share away.

Casa Bigote, San Lucar de Barrameda, - Updates?

felix the hound
by felix the hound 1 year ago

Many years ago we had a memorable almuerzo at Casa Bigote in San Lucar de Barrameda. We were wondering if there have been any significant changes in its status and whether it would be open in March...

The Roll Pod

by equinoise 5 days ago

A clever but simple concept, the kathi roll*: various curries (meat or veg) wrapped inside a nicely toasted roti with mint-cilantro chutney, salad and lemon juice. At the brick and mortar outlet ...


Qian Noodles

by equinoise 6 days ago

An unassuming noodle specialist on Aurora Ave North, the business' self-description on Yelp is telling: "We have soup noodle and dry noodle. Please see our menu. We will provide more dishes in the ...

Little Chengdu

by equinoise 6 days ago

Little Chengdu opened a few years ago on Hanford St. off of Rainier Ave S. It may be an off-shoot of an LA-based franchise, which is suggested by the slick menu and Clover hardware on display in w...


Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 9 days ago

GREAT NEWS! Just received an update from chef/owner John-Vincent of 'FRILU, Thornhill' They will be re-opening for patio-dining sometime next week!

Best of Skagit County?

by kaleokahu 29 days ago

I've never been far away (for long), and visited regularly, but I'm back in my old stomping grounds--maybe for good. Now I'd like to become really familiar with what other Hounds think are the cul...

Two great meals

by tlblackburn 2 months ago

Looking to have two truly great meals during my May visit. Fine Dining is not my thing.. just love unique well done playful small plate of shareable courses.. we are staying in La Jolla to be close...

Picnic Basket Dining at Stone Barns, Tarrytown...

by gutreactions 12 months ago

Blue Hill at Stone Barns is opening the grounds for Picnic Basket Dining on their patio or on the surrounding grass. It is by pre-paid reservation only. Apparently, spots are selling out quickly. C...

Yuet Lee in San Francisco Chinatown is open for take-out

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Passing through San Francisco last Friday night, I called Yuet Lee to see if it might be open for take-out. Yes, it is, and taking orders by phone for take-out or via Postmates or DoorDash for deli...

New York Slice Style Pizza Orange County

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 1 year ago

Is there a NY thin-crust slice style pizza place in OC? Most chains or mini chains with "New York" in the title are mediocre to terrible. If you're a NYer or former SF resident who know's Tony...

Palm Springs CA Recs Please

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 1 month ago

Hounds - what are your "must go" places in Palm Springs? Are there any, or is it a culinary desert as well as an actual desert?

Lobster BLT off menu at B&G Oyster????

by Kodiak604 2 months ago

Has anyone else encountered this? It’s mind blowing to me. It is one of Boston’s best sandwiches. Does anyone else share this love? Start a petition?

Today only: Mamajoun Armenian Pizzeria in Kensington Market

by Googs 1 month ago

Mamajoun Armenian will be baking it up in an outdoor oven today 3pm-8pm at The Oud & The Fuzz, 21 Kensington Ave. If you've wanted to try their pizza, but didn't want to make the journey to Warden...

Ojai and Ventura County

by Antoniad 1 month ago

Any updates/recommedations about restaurants in Ojai and Ventura County. We will visit in July and are adventurous eaters

Coming back to Portland for the 1st time in 2 years!

by dockhl 2 months ago

My honey and I used to come to Portland at least 1X/year from CA and have eaten at MANY fabulous restaurants. In 2019 I retired and we move to CO....then, pandemic :( . So we have not been back for...

Top Female Owned Restaurants in Paris?

by tastebudseattle 3 years ago

I am returning to Paris for a few days, and the friend I'm traveling with is dedicating 2018 to dining at women-owned restaurants, or those with female chefs. Who else would I turn to but you fabul...