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A Dozen Oysters You Should Know

All things being equal, all oysters are not the same. The taste, texture, appearance, and general je ne sais quoi of any given oyster varies greatly depending on what kind you're eating (which is determined...

Orange clam

by tiderunner00 2 days ago

Hi everyone, I have been seeing what they call “orange clam” at sushi restaurants. I often make sushi at home and am interested in learning more about this “new” clam, but “orange clam” on the web...


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

by gutreactions 5 days 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...

La Estrella Liquors & Deli | Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

I've been enjoying the homestyle, Zacatecas-style cooking at La Estrella in Salinas for more than ten years. But I've said little about it besides this older post, http://www.chowhound.com/post/me...

Restaurants with bar seating

by Scagnetti 9 days ago

We’re a spirited couple in their 70s who enjoy going to restaurants with good bars. We often have drinks at the bar and then order dinner. We’re staying at the The Donatello and enjoy Italian, S...

Langosta viva en temporano - Mariscos Bahia - Ensenada

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 16 days ago

Lucky to be in Baja during the short season for Langosta (Pacific spiny lobster), I had the chance to indulge in a live lobster at Mariscos Bahia two nights ago. My visits to the area usually focus...

Birthday Restaurant in Huntington, NY Area

by pamE 16 days ago

Looking for a restaurant with a modern vibe to take my mother-in-law for her 89th birthday. She likes seafood, Mediterranean and Italian food. We’d like a full bar and prefer not to break the bank....

Salsa's Restaurant | Cathedral City - Coachella Valley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 16 days ago

While most of my recent Mexican meals seem to be Alta cocina, I still love the mom-and-pops, especially when they’re as good as Salsas in Cathedral City. Packed on Sunday night with a crowd outside...

What to Eat in Sydney (I've got at least a week!)

by madamsatsuma 2 months ago

Hello! I'll be in Sydney for a decent stretch, a week or maybe more. I've never been before, and I'll be with a lot of locals, but I'm curious about food items at specific places that anyone thinks...

Looking for a New England style seafood restaurant

by NEboy 27 days ago

Anyone know of any restaurant in my area (central fl. coast) that serves whole belly fried clams? I haven't found any.

Real Good Fish Community Supported Fishery (CSF)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Nearly five years ago, I signed up for Local Catch Monterey Bay, the original name for the community supported fishery now called Real Good Fish. Since that time, it has expanded from the Central C...

Dillon Beach Coastal Kitchen | Marin

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Following a tasting appointment at Merry Edwards in Sebastopol, I suggested that our group take advantage of this summer evening and head to the coast for dinner. From Merry's we zipped down to the...

Guys night out in Manhattan for ten 30 year olds

by jcoves73 2 months ago

Hey everyone... I’m getting to the age where a bunch of my friends are starting to move out of the city (marriage, house in suburbs, kids etc.) and I wanted to start doing a quarterly dinner as a t...

Taco Temple | Morro Bay - SLOCo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Taco Temple in Morro Bay has been one of Chowhound's favorite destinations on the Central Coast, judging from the 150+ mentions on this site. It changed hands a couple years ago, and expanded to a ...

Handline | Fast Fresh Masa & Sustainable Seafood - Sebastopol

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Last week I joined a friend for a preview of Handline in Sebastopol. Featuring California Coastal cuisine, Handline opens its door to the public today. Hours will be 11am to 10pm daily. A long-time...

Jewish Christmas at Peony in Oakland Chinatown

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Last year our family celebrated Jewish-Christmas at Peony with a traditional Cantonese banquet. Previously I’ve had yum cha here, and this was my first time for dinner. Though the restaurant was fu...

Kee Oyster House, White Plains: tasty summer fare...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

I've literally been eating it all up this summer. One of my favorite stops in Westchester is Kee Oyster House on Court St., White Plains. The happy hours from 4 to 7 pm draw a crowd for their speci...

Dinner at Dragon Beaux in San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

When Dragon Beaux first opened in 2015, the dinner menu was limited to a few appetizers and hot pot. Over time the selection of ala carte dishes has increased. But this doesn't seem to be widely kn...

Good Fortune Supermarket in San Gabriel

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

During my visit a year ago to the Southland, I had an adventure in live seafood at Good Fortune Supermarket. We would BYO conch and a live lobster to our lunch spot. Good Fortune has some of the...

Oh No! Bangkok Market Closed!! What Now??

by delanor 2 months ago

They've been building new apt buildings all around that neighborhood for the past 2 years and you just knew what was coming. Everyone loved this place and now it's over after 47 years. The best Th...

Family friendly seafood

by Rahoolio 2 months ago

My family and I are traveling to the Seattle area for the weekend. We are from a very small town and are very interested in finding some really good local seafood similar to red lobster. We’ll be ...