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Upscale Casual

Fine Dining is Made for the Masses at Chefs Club Counter and Beyond

Fast food seems like a bad combination these days. The new combo? Fast casual. Enter an even newer concept: Fine dining fare in a pop-up format made accessible, easy, and more affordable, with an ever...
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Restaurant recs in downtown

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by m3tan 23 days ago

Hi, We're visiting Boston for 4 days and looking for some food recommendations. We live in Los Angeles so looking mainly for cuisines that are distinctly better in Boston than where we're from. ...

Lunch Tomorrow - Vegan along A, C, E

thegforceny
by thegforceny 8 months ago

Friend is PhD candidate at NYU Brooklyn campus (Metrotech). I'm in Hudson Yards. Thinking West Village or Soho would be a good meeting point for us for a workday lunch. Money isn't really an iss...

Special dinner

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by bxgirl 1 year ago

I would like to give a restaurant gift card to a special couple. The problem is, one person in the couple is a real foodie, and one is not. I know they have been to Perry Street, steakhouses, an...

Toronto - Best Value Classy Eats

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by sydneywells 1 year ago

I love cheap eats and want to keep all the pluses of a cheap eat destination (amazing value, amazing food!) but need a reasonably classy place for sit-down dinner for a bachelorette party. <$20 a p...

East Memphis, Kinda Upscale But Not Too Much

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by marais 2 years ago

Hi all, Boston hound and native NashVegan will be visiting my aunt and cousin in East Memphis next month. The Aunt could eat and go anywhere but Asian, the Cuz is kinda blue-jeansy and doesn't like...

Charming resorts with good food in cottage country...

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by prima 3 years ago

Besides Arowhon Pines, Bartlett Lodge and Killarney Lodge in Algonquin Park, does anyone have recs for resorts with nice cabins and good food? Killarney Mountain Lodge in Killarney Provincial Park...

Dinner spots near Longwood Garden

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by kay_MCGINLEY 2 years ago

We're going to be in the Longwood Garden vicinity for two nights and want to find some great places for dinner. Casual is good, but great food is a must. Would also like to be able to have a drink ...

Need upscale casual for 8 people near Sheraton Centre

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by 16crab 2 years ago

Looking for a place within (short) walking distance of the Sheraton Centre for a group of 8, preferably that takes reservations. One person is not adventurous at all and has made it very clear that...

MEL outer suburbs April 2017

KarenDW
by KarenDW 3 years ago

Hi all. You've always been helpful in getting me sorted with a place to eat or drink ;) Will be visiting again, soon. We are to be hear Frankston (!) for a few days, and wonder where to take the f...

Della in Windsor Terrace

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by JackS 3 years ago

Just got home from dinner at Della, a newish kinda fancy Italian on Prospect Ave. at Reeve Place in Windsor Terrace, near the Fort Hamilton stop on the F/G. The appetizers and drinks we had were f...

Detroit, Livonia, Dearborn Heights, Plymouth fancy fine dining girls night out idea!

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by shadyangel 3 years ago

I'm going to be with my best friend from out of town on Sunday and we are headed to see the Moscow ballet. We are having a fancy pants girls night out (hubbies staying home!) so we want to go some ...

Best bet for upscale, pre-concert dinner near Harbourfront / Queens Quay / Air Canada Centre?

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by prima 3 years ago

I usually go to the Amsterdam Brewery, but I'm looking for something a little fancier. Realize Pearl is an option. I suppose there's the Miller Tavern, Aria, E11even and Harbour Sixty. Right n...

Informal, business casual dinner with colleagues in North Hollywood

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by kenalex 3 years ago

Hi! I'm new to the community. This weekend I need to take out 6 or so colleagues (whom I've never met) to dinner in an area (North Hollywood) that I am not familiar with. While I personally would l...

Question for the community about service in general and specifically re: Mike's Bistro

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by cappucino 3 years ago

This is long, but I was hoping that someone who eats out often in the city would clarify for me whether I am being oversensitive in today's restaurant climate. I don't know if anyone is even on th...

Spring Villa - A stalwart amongst upscale Cantonese establishments, still going strong!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 3 years ago

Once regarded as a stalwart amongst Toronto's finer upscale Chinese eating establishments. Recent management changes and kitchen staff movements have put uncertainties and question marks into its ...

Houston dining question -- how are my choices

Disneyfreak
by Disneyfreak 3 years ago

I am heading to Houston early August for a business conference. I haven't been to Houston in a couple of years. I'm trying to plan my dinners. So far I have dinner reservations at: Pax Americana ...

Community Tavern - How's the food?

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 3 years ago

Trying to identity a venue to fill up an available spot on our upcoming itinerary. Something reasonable priced, fairly casual and offering hearty, rustic and of course, delicious fare. Is 'Commu...

Avalon Oglethorpe Area Fine Dining

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by Cemota 4 years ago

I am looking for a restaurant in the above area where I can purchase an online gift card/certificate for my Ex MIL. An upscale casual dining place would be considered. A certificate/gift card is ne...

First time NYC 3 days with one birthday meal

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by ishrew 4 years ago

Amazing insider knowledge people. glad i found this site. Can I ask a favour? I'm taking my boyfriend to NYC for his birthday. Got 3 full days there and wondering where to take him for the big meal...

Help: Fun, casual Birthday Dinner Family-style or Tasting Menu

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by ericas75 4 years ago

Looking for a fun relaxed atmosphere for my birthday dinner with a group of 12-15 people. Willing to pay $100-125/person as long as the quality and portions are worth the price. I don't want to hav...