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A Faster Chowhound: Pagination for Longer Threads (Part 2)

If there's nothing to click on (because people don't write messages), click rate suffers.

Maybe this is seasonal slowdown, but I sure haven't seen much of anything to click on since the changes were implemented.

about 20 hours ago
Elisa515 in Site Talk

A & S Fine Foods in Croton

Yes, they're now in Croton Commons (where Bagels-on-Hudson is).

Rivertowns (or close) Sushi Takeout for Christmas Eve? [Irvington/Dobbs Ferry]

By "Rivertowns" are you talking about Irvington/Tarrytown/Hastings, or anywhere on the Hudson in Westchester (or even further north)?

Westchester Wish-list

Oh no! I see it expired a month ago--I wonder if they realize it. Will try to talk with them about it next time we're there.

Get a take out menu when you go there, plus they always have a lot of daily specials.

Westchester Wish-list

Here's more:

http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/8087...

I do not recommend ordering online, however--and in fact they may have shut that down.

The Nonna panini (maybe it's called Bella Nonna), vegetarian, is another winner. As is everything. Love the prosciutto hero, and the Italian hero, and...well, anything.

Westchester Wish-list

Great burgers at Squires in Briarcliff and The Tavern in Croton.

For chains, I really liked the burger I had a Smashburger in White Plains. I had the basic one, haven't had a chance to get back to try any of the variations. Also indulged in the special fries, which were yummy but probably not worth all the extra fat and calories.

La Monica Salumeria in Croton has terrific Italian heros and panini.

Fantasy Cuisine on Central Ave (is it Hartsdale? Scarsdale? I never can tell on Central Ave) is worth a visit, especially if you like Szechuan. Also a big fan of Imperial Wok.

Loved the freshly made dumplings from the Chinese stand at H-Mart. Haven't tried any of the other dishes, since I usually either get a ramen soup from the Japanese stand or one of the spicy Korean stews.

A Faster Chowhound: Pagination for Longer Threads

And to add on to your point, "fixing" the site for oneself isn't very useful if hardly anyone is else is posting.

Dec 20, 2014
Elisa515 in Site Talk
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Kid-friendly but interesting near Museum of Natural History

No arguing here...but "interesting" combined with "conservative older eater" does make for a challenge. Lacto-ovo pescatarians should be okay anywhere, even Meatball Shop.

So, let me add Cafe Luxembourg. Might be a bit further from the museum than the OP had in mind, though.

Dec 16, 2014
Elisa515 in Manhattan

Kid-friendly but interesting near Museum of Natural History

There will be three generations in this group, including two kids who aren't all that young (and are good eaters). Hits all the food categories, too.

I eat out with older people and kids often enough to recommend this place for this specific group. I wouldn't go there with a couple of antsy preschoolers, though (which isn't what the OP describes).

Dec 16, 2014
Elisa515 in Manhattan

Kid-friendly but interesting near Museum of Natural History

Try Scaletta, at 50 W. 77th Street. Comfortable walk from the museum.

Dec 16, 2014
Elisa515 in Manhattan

Casual Birthday Dinner for 15 People

Hill Country BBQ downstairs (just a bit north of Union Square)

Dec 16, 2014
Elisa515 in Manhattan

Open for Christmas in Westchester?

And for those who don't know already, buying tickets in advance also means choosing your seats in advance (a big plus!).

Open for Christmas in Westchester?

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. Movie, food, draft beer, cocktails.

40th Birthday Party Bar/Lounge Place Needed

Try Cowgirl on Hudson Street. http://www.cowgirlnyc.com/ They have a private area, not a dive, but not fancy either.

Dec 09, 2014
Elisa515 in Manhattan

Affordable Rehearsal Dinner.. Please help!

Bistro Ten 18 is up by Columbia U, on Amsterdam at 110th Street. Easy subway ride for those staying in Chelsea. There's a private dining room for up to 40:

http://bistroten18.com/private_events...

Food is really good. There are three menu price points for private gatherings, $42, $49.50, or $58 per person. Three courses. You should be able to discuss different options for the children. 18% gratuity and 4% administrative fee will be added on, and there's a schedule of alcohol options.

http://bistroten18.com/menus/privateg...

Your guests would have some choices for each course. I have to say that I've had several items from the $42 menu and would be delighted to have them again.

Update: Here's the children's menu. http://bistroten18.com/menus/kids.pdf

Dec 04, 2014
Elisa515 in Manhattan

Dinner near W 45th

For a group of 11, try Carmine's. Very good for large groups family style.

Dec 02, 2014
Elisa515 in Manhattan

Substitute for Per Se birthday dinner

Not a lot of love (lately) for the full meal--not bar--at Blue Hill Stone Barns:

http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/8761...

Dec 02, 2014
Elisa515 in Manhattan

Abuelos (Mexican) in Ossining?

My son went there for lunch twice within the last month. He said "I think it's fantastic, and the service is even better at lunch." He had al pastor tacos one time and steak tacos the other.

He's 25 and a chowhound in the most original classic sense.

The Hell’s Kitchen Sandwich Awards

Can we get a follow up with the addresses for each of these establishments? Also, are any take-out only?

Nov 30, 2014
Elisa515 in Manhattan

Best of the UWS, 2014 Edition

I was responding to "BBQ - first person who starts selling some good brisket and ribs up here will make a fortune."

Nov 25, 2014
Elisa515 in Manhattan

Best of the UWS, 2014 Edition

Then why didn't Rack and Soul survive in tat neighbohood? Food was great.

Nov 25, 2014
Elisa515 in Manhattan

Open for Thanksgiving in Northern Westchester (Ossining/Croton area)?

Peter Pratt's is open. While I'm sure they're doing a Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings, it might be possible to have a simpler meal, too.

Tagine and Umami are closed.

Quiet E. Village Belgian Beer Bar on a Friday Night?

A bit north is La Petite Abeille on 20th around 1st Ave. Can't tell what their hours are from the website.

Nov 18, 2014
Elisa515 in Manhattan

Tasting menu

You'll want to ask your question, separately, on the Outer Boroughs board to learn about Brooklyn options.

Nov 16, 2014
Elisa515 in Manhattan

Thanksgiving Orphans

My family had Thanksgiving dinner last year at Cafe Luxembourg, and there were quite a few solo diners at the (lively, upbeat) bar. People were friendly, and I think it would be a nice option for you.

Nov 12, 2014
Elisa515 in Manhattan

Taco trucks near the Mexican consulate (39th near Madison)

My son reports that he had some great food today from the taco trucks in front of the Mexican consulate. He said there were three trucks, although I don't know which one he purchased from.

He had a soft taco with generous filling of some sort of beef mixture, for $2, and a tamale with spicy pork for $3. Very satisfying lunch.

Nice and convenient to Grand Central and the NYPL.

Nov 10, 2014
Elisa515 in Manhattan

Georgia's Eastside - Most Underrated Ribs in NYC?

I was once served fried chicken at a really nice but rustic resort that had...a rubber band mixed in with the crust.

Nope, not in NYC. And was a few decades ago.

Nov 09, 2014
Elisa515 in Manhattan

Georgia's Eastside - Most Underrated Ribs in NYC?

Next time at Georgia's, try the cheese grits rather than any potatoes.

Nov 08, 2014
Elisa515 in Manhattan

entrees around $20 for tonight

Too bad you didn't choose any of the places actually suggested in this thread.

Mac 'N Cheese

The broccoli slaw at WF is also great. Friend and I are trying to recreate it at home but haven't been successful. Dressing seems to be lime juice, but can't tell what else is making it so special.

Nov 07, 2014
Elisa515 in Manhattan