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...

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...

New in New York

by PenelopeWitherspoon 6 months ago

Thought I might liven this place up a bit. Lots of new restaurants opening up in New York City at the moment, and some of them are absolutely outstanding. Have been trying to hit them up as much ...


Tell me why...

by LynnBernhardt 5 days ago

Does a woman dining alone often get the worst table in the house. I made a same day reservation for a seafood place in Pacific Grove. I dressed nicely, not jeans or sneakers, and I still got seate...


Manhattan, Great Food, Low Key?

by Jundanian 6 days ago

Hi, I am looking for a restaurant not over the top, but with great food in NYC. Coming down in a couple of weeks and taking folks out. Something Mediterranean, French or Italian with good fish woul...

Pandemic price increases: real or contrived?

by gutreactions 1 year ago

It is getting ridiculous out there! Go market shopping and you will find meat prices going north; cherries ranging from $2.99 to a whopping $14.99; artichokes, 2 for $3.99 to 1 for $4; rhubarb from...

The old Jade Fountain, North Arlington

by jethro 8 years ago

After having a lengthy chat today about how good the food was here, does anyone know if the owners opened another restaurant in the area? I would kill and/or die to try the food again. They had a...


Trip Report Milan/Piemonte Nov 2021

by bigjppop 6 days ago

I'm a bit slow but I got a lot of good advice from this group and want to share at least a few thoughts from my last trip to Milan and Piemonte last November. Overall, Awesome! Especially the Piedm...

Downtown New Rochelle development to spawn new crop of dining options...

by gutreactions 4 years ago

There is a lot of new building activity in downtown New Rochelle, Westchester's 'Queen City' on the Sound. The RXR multi-use high rise between Main St. and Huguenot St. is moving forward, as is con...

Archie Grand coming to White Plains...

by gutreactions 12 months ago

It has been in the works for months in the former James Joyce location on Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. It is billing itself as 'New American', though one of the partners is Rory Dolan himself, ow...

La Cremaillere reopens in Banksville...

by gutreactions 9 days ago

A group of investors have revived and reopened La Cremaillere in Banksville, N.Y., along the Bedford/Greenwich border. This venerated restaurant had long been a bastion of French Country dining. It...

Good Food in the Brookfield/Danbury Area

by lukshen 14 days ago

I'll working in the area next week and I'm trying to plan my meals, of course! I am looking for delicious take out, all types of food, as long as it's good. TIA

Local Legend India Joze is closing January 8th

by anaxgorous 1 month ago

After 50 years, genius chef Jozseph Schultz is closing the doors to India Joze in Santa Cruz. Probably best known for his potato hash and his way with calamari, I can vouch for any dish on the menu...

COVID Safe Restaurants - My fave, Essex

by LindaGriggs 14 days ago

COVID Safe Restaurants - My fave, Essex My favorite neighborhood restaurant has been Essex for years. Great burger, Spanish octopus, lightly battered calamari, and great drinks. Plus they know...

San Juan restaurant roundup

by NY350GT 17 days ago

Feels like I only post these writeups on the back end of going somewhere with not a ton of available reviews. Were in San Juan for four nights. Here is the net result. Santaella $250 w 3 cockt...

Early NYE crab dinner

by alameda 22 days ago

Can someone suggest a strong white-linen restaurant in S.F. for an early NYE dinner to feast on crab? Don't need an expensive prix fixe menu (Champagne! Crab! Truffles! only $150).... just a simpl...

What is exciting in the 3 star space these days?

by heddcase 2 months ago

I'm looking for an exciting dining experience for a celebration just after Christmas. In the past we have done Eleven Madison in the peak of it's NYC menu, Brooklyn fare in the peak of it's hype, a...

Cost of dining out rising rapidly...

by gutreactions 5 months ago

Restaurants of all types have been raising their prices across the board. Just noticed one of our local spots posting their weekend specials. One was: Pat La Frieda Porterhouse for 2, $110. With si...

Chicago fancy dinner

by doublesuited77 21 days ago

Looking for recommendations for an high-end anniversary dinner in Chicago. Open to all recommendations, but trying to stay away from steak, sushi or asian since will we will having that earlier i...

San Francisco Christmas Day dinner reservations?

by Cynsa 30 days ago

What’s open on Christmas Day in San Francisco? I see pre-fixe Christmas Eve dinners - who’s dining out on Christmas Day and where? No hotel restaurants, please. Omicron makes dining challenges.