Small Plates

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Small Plates / The Independent / Meritage

by Jota Be 17 years ago

So 2004 was the year of the Small Plate revolution. Everyone is serving what they compare to Tapa's. I have to say, that too many of my experiences with "Small Plates" have already been negative....

(Sacto Area) - Piatti in Roseville, small plates!

by Bryan Harrell 17 years ago

I prefer a few small plates for dinner, and usually haunt sushi bars and Japanese restaurants for small portions of top-quality food. Lucky I was to find Piatti in Roseville has a 'bar menu' of gr...

Restaurant with good (quasi) tasting menu/small plates?

by crk 17 years ago

Seems to me that the trend is toward many small plates rather than the standard appeteaser and entree thing (go to the Tasting Room in NYC if you have a chance). I think this is a great trend. Can ...

small plates-tapas-mezze--recs?

by Esteban 17 years ago

I'm looking to distinguish between the many newer restaurants that seem to deal in the "small plate" genre. Which ones are the best of the bunch? I'm looking for a place where my wife and I can s...

Nice/reasonable place for birthday drinks and apps/small plates near Kendall?

by Abra 17 years ago

I searched on this, didn't come up with much - forgive me if I am being redundant... I'm looking for a celebratory atmosphere (yet not cheesy) for tomorrow night around 6pm, >$20 for a drink and ...

"small plates" or tapas near West 42nd St.

by Anita 17 years ago

I need a recommendation for tonight, pre-theater, for a light meal. Either tapas or other "small plates", quick meal near West 42nd Street would be great.

Suggestions for Best Toronto "Small Plates" and Appetizers?

by ed from nyc 17 years ago

Hi, I'll be in TO next week and was hoping to get some suggestions for the best places to get good, creative "small plates". I've read/heard good things about Jamie Kennedy's and Crush Wine Bar. ...

Small plate dinner between Nob Hill and Marina?

by Merrilee 17 years ago

Hello, On Saturday, I'll be attending a wedding at Grace Cathedral. We have a few hours between the ceremony and the reception, which will be dessert, drinks, and dancing at the Maritime Park st...

Cortez(small plates restaurant in SF)

by Candice 17 years ago

Has anyone tried Cortez in the Hotel Adagio? I've heard am looking for a place to take friends before a night out on the town. I love small plate menus and lots of choices of wines by the glass ...

Asian small plates restaurants

by ciaoeater 17 years ago

I am curious about Asian tapas-style restaurants that I've heard about lately. What are they called? Can anyone recommend a good one in Manhattan for a birthday dinner?

Help - Bistro/small plates/French? OR family style - SF?

by johneejumpup 17 years ago

In my city there are some little bistros, mostly French, serving small plates. Nice quiet places and very reasonable considering the quality. In SF soon, would love to meet out friends at this type...

bachelorette dinner for 10? Small plates in NYC?

by Rubysgroove 17 years ago

I need to find a place to eat for my friend's bachelorette evening before we go to a show. She is in the food industry so food has to be good, but not necessarily fancy. I am thinking small plates ...

good salads/small plates in west village

by nyceaterouter 17 years ago

Looking for healthy but yummy small tapas-esque plates in west village. Bar too is a plus. Not like a Rhone or Lotus pls. A hidden & romantic gem

Get together for 8 - Small plates, great drinks,- Tapas? please help!

by Beatriz 17 years ago

I want to plan a get together for 8 friends on a friday night in a few weeks. Somewhere where we can get some good drinks or wine, some small plates of food and have good conversation. Nothing TOO...

Small plates with panache: Pesce

by beanbag 17 years ago

I really enjoyed the recent meal I had at Pesce, the Venetian "cichetti" seafood tapas concept place on Polk St. It's been mentioned a bunch on this board but I thought I'd chime in with some curr...

NY Times on SF small plate restaurants

by Alexandra 18 years ago

Most of you probably saw this article in Sunday's NY Times on SF small plate eateries, but I thought I'd post it just in case. Here's the text, and the link is below. ("...catching on here big" - m...

[PDX] Laurelhurst Small Plates Crawl Report...

by Nick 18 years ago

[Follow the link to the full report. Hopefully attendees will fill-in some of the blanks.] Eight of us braved wet winter winds to meet for our first communal nosh Tuesday, December 2nd. I think ...

[PDX] Laurelhurst Small Plates "Crawl" Dec. 2nd

by Nick 18 years ago

Well, I think we finally settled on an initial get-together. Here are the important bits: http://www.portlandfood.org/modules.php?name=NuCalendar&op=ShowEvent&month=12&day=2&year=2003&eventid=1 ...

Sushi, small plates, sangria, soul food

by Chief 18 years ago

1st. thanks for the bread pudding info. Second, coming back to NYC after 6 months working in Italy. If I see another bowl of pasta, or GOD FORBID, another pizza Im going postal. What I want is: ...

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