Tasting Menu

Want just a taste? Find out where to try the best tasting menus from other Chowhounds, plus discuss your favorite experiences and weigh in on the debate.


"GEORGE," Toronto - An epic meal to complement the Boy's-Night-Out of two fervent gourmands celebrating a milestone birthday!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 month ago

Due to the close proximity of our birthdays, for the past two decades and more, my foodie brother-in-law and myself have been holding annual 'men-only' birthday bash to celebrate this event. With a...

"ALO" – A superlative meal to complement a very special occasion!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 months ago

Ever since ALO first opened its door to the delight of the culinary world, awards and accolades from authoritative members of the restaurant critic community had been flooding in. Riding the back o...

Alo Reservation

by rylto 2 months ago

I apologize in advance if this is not an appropriate place to post this. I have a reservation for 2 at Alo for Tuesday September 7th at 6:00pm, for the tasting menu in the dining room. Unfortuna...

FRILU, Thornhill – A triumphant post-Covid lock-down re-opening!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 4 months ago

As an avid gourmand, one of the harshest punishments this protracted Pandemic lock-down managed to inflict on me was the deprivation of sit-down, fine dining experiences at some of my favorite rest...

Little Sister - Spirited Sessions

Dr. John
by Dr. John 6 months ago

We've attended a number of fun wine tastings during the pandemic, so when we saw that Little Sister was offering a Zoom-based rum tasting, we were only too happy to branch out. The kit included ...


Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 4 months 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!

Tasting Menu (or multi-course options) with nightshade & soy allergy

by danglick 6 months ago

Going to be in NYC in September (assuming this mass vaccination thing sticks), staying near Union Square. My partner is allergic to soy and nightshades. She can generally find options in most Ameri...

New Rochelle Restaurant Weeks: 3/1-14...

by gutreactions 8 months ago

New Rochelle BID has organized New Rochelle Restaurant Value Week. At this writing, there are 25 downtown eateries of every stripe participating. Restaurants will be offering lunch & dinner package...

Royal Feast Chinese New Year Menu for Year of the Ox

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

Millbrae’s Royal Feast is offering a $268 family meal that feeds 3 to 5 people for celebrating the Year of the Ox. The menu includes many auspicious ingredients. The circled items are cold appetize...

Best Tasting Menu for people who don’t eat seafood

by Nox 1 year ago

We’re taking my parents-in-law to Las Vegas for a no-holds-barred 50th anniversary extravaganza next year (knock on wood) and one thing we want to do is arrange a tasting menu experience for them. ...

Pearl Morissette – A Superb 'Covid' Dining Experience Well Worth The Loooong Drive! (Long Review)

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 year ago

This tormenting Covid period has so far significantly disrupted normal dine-in restaurant operations here in Ontario. For an avaricious foodie like me, to overcome the occasional ‘good-food depriva...

Vegetarian Tasting Menu

by ___f 1 year ago

I wanna make a vegetarian tasting menu for 4 people soon and im wondering if anyone has suggestions. All of us are family and live together so it will definitely be very safe. I think lots of small...

"Auberge du Pommier" – A delightful, annual ‘Men-only’ Birthday Bash (Long review)

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 year ago

Year after year, for the past couple of decades, my foodie brother-in-law and I have been holding an annual ritual around this time….a joint ‘men-only‘ birthday bash. Venues for this event all pos...

Home tasting menu

by offtoanywhere 5 years ago

I've experienced tasting menus in restaurants but wanted to try it at home with friends and family over the holidays. Has anyone tried doing this? Did you prepare each course individually or did y...

FRILU – A ‘Notable, Novel, November, Nordic-Nippon’ Omakase experience! (Long Review)

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 years ago

These days, when eating out and taking in certain fine-dining experiences, it would be hard pressed NOT to encounter cooking that had been infused with some form of fusion approach. Culinary landsc...

Casual Tasting Menu

by mdamiani123 1 year ago

My husband and I are coming up to Manhattan this weekend and would love an excellent, inventive tasting menu in a casual atmosphere. No jackets, no crystal. Perhaps more funky than fancy. Does such...

Bar Crenn - new 6 course tasting menu?

by marlinspike 1 year ago

I can't seem to find anything about the new 6 course $225 tasting menu at Bar Crenn. Does anybody know if the food is more like what you get at Atelier Crenn or more like the menu at Bar Crenn? The...

Wine pairings with tasting menus in Piedmonte?

by richwagner 1 year ago

My wife and I are traveling to Piedmonte in May and plan to check out some of the restaurants highly recommended here (Il Centro, Osteria Veglio, La Ciau, Guido, etc.). We plan to do the tasting me...

'Film to Table' Event at Jacob Burns, Pleasantville...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

The Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville has announced another 'Film to Table' event for Wednesday, March 18th at 7 p.m. They will be pairing the Academy Award winning classic: 'Babette's Feast...

Helping with tasting menu

by Yick 2 years ago

Has anyone recently tried the tasting menu at Spago Beverly Hills? I saw the DineLA menu on their website and thought that would be a better choice than the California Tasting Menu which looks huge...