A young cousin with Crohn's has been put on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD), which is apparently very complicated and hard to follow. Does anyone have any suggestions or advice about this diet?
I will be at a conference in Albany, NY, in mid-September and want to take five or six clients to dinner. I am staying at the Hilton in downtown Albany. The conference is at the Empire State Plaza, so I am most interested in restaurants in the general vicinity. We won't be eating until 8 pm on a Thursday. Would love suggestions. I would love a restaurant that's not too noisy so we can all hear each other.
A friend is going to South Beach next weekend with her twelve-year-old son. where should they eat?
I know about Lola. Any other suggestions for restaurants nearish the Renaissance Cleveland? I need a nice place for lunch on Friday and for dinner on Friday.
A friend caught a 42-pound striped bass. How long can it sit in the fridge before we eat it? And can we freeze it? And if we can freeze it, how long does it keep in the freezer?
The RWA (Romance Writers of America) conference convenes shortly in Anaheim, CA. We know about the White House. Any other suggestions for restaurants?
I'm trying to help an author with a book party in July. He's a very city guy
and was thinking about (dirty) dogs, which his character eats regularly.
I just found this online:
But . . . any other ideas? I was actually thinking about the dog equivalent
of sliders, i.e., cocktail-sized. Would or could anyone --- a creative
caterer you might recommend --- do this?
A friend is off to Fairbanks in February. Any suggestions for where he should eat?
Friends are going to the theater on East 4th and would love a recommendation for where to eat. Any suggestions?
I have had a Krups 12-cup for many years (perhaps thirty?). The plastic filter cone cracked, and the model (#164) was described as "obsolete" when I called Krups. I need a new coffee maker. We are not fanatical about coffee--the machine would mostly be for making coffee for guests. Any suggestions?
A friend is having a party for 50 people and asked if I could recommend a caterer who could do this for $1000. Any suggestions? I have suggested she serve lasagna and salad. The party is in Manhattan.
Any suggestions for a restaurant at which a party of nine or ten could comfortably eat Thanksgiving dinner in New York City. We would prefer some place that's not wildly expensive. We are hoping to have Thanksgiving sorts of food.
The following have been suggested:
Monarch, ruth's criss, tony's, remy's wine bar, the steakhouse at the chase park plaza
I would love suggestions.
After another meal in which clear light yellow olive oil was poured into a saucer and set next to the bread basket, I am moved to ask if there's any brand of olive oil available on the east coast that's the equivalent of what we found in Spain? The Spanish oil was a rich cloudy olive green -- not clear -- and really did taste like olives.
We will be in Venice and Florence next week. Would love suggestions on where to eat.
Where can I find a Buche de Noel in Manhattan, preferably on the upper west side or upper east side, although I am willing to travel if Payard on W. Houston is the best place to get one.
a niece on the other side of the country (she's in Berkeley) just had a baby. I would like to send a basket of food rather than flowers. Any suggestions?
Can someone recommend a place to meet at 8:30 on a weekday morning between 76th and Broadway and 56th and Broadway? I know about the Fairway Cafe and Cognac. Any other suggestions?
Any suggestions for where I can get a Buche de Noel in Manhattan?
What is the very best restaurant in Manhattan for
bouillabaisse (not the most expensive--the best tasting) . I have a friend coming in from Nice, and he thinks we don't have good
A friend wants to go to a deli for lunch in the West 70s. Any recommendations?
Is there a good neighborhood place, not too expensive, on the upper west side of Manhattan where
we could have drinks Sat night without being crowded out by the
Where can I find a dobos torte in Manhattan? This is a Hungarian cake of many thin layers covered with a hard caramelized sugar top.
Friends are hosting a rehearsal dinner in May for their daughter. They are looking for a charming restaurant on the Upper West Side that would have private rooms for this sort of event. They expect 40-50 guests. Any suggestions?
I have baked meringues (Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook recipe) to take to someone's house tomorrow. However, it is very humid, and the meringues are quite sticky. Any suggestions for how to dry them out and how to pack them so they don't stick together?
Photograph by Comrade Bo After being microwaved, decapitated, and stored in drawers for stale-ification, the Peeps have had it. Seriously. They are pulling out the toothpick-et signs and taking it to the streets. This photo was submitted by the anonymous Peep Liberation Front (PLF), who feels especially connected to the movement. Look, the squishy brigade recognizes that being eaten is their destiny, but can they at least die with some respect?...