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Local Detroit Recommendations

We're staying at the Court Yard Marriot on East Jefferson and yes, we will have a car. I'm looking for something where the locals enjoy. Not expensive, but good, classic Detroit grub! (LOL) Thanks.

May 19, 2013
Brooklynite in Great Lakes

Local Detroit Recommendations

I'll be on a business trip to Detroit in June...Any suggestions on great local places to eat in a comfortable and fun atmosphere? Thank you.

May 18, 2013
Brooklynite in Great Lakes

Columbus, Ohio (Westerville area)

Any suggestions on good, local eateries? Thank you.

Sep 01, 2012
Brooklynite in Great Lakes

Catering/Take Out Recommendations near Mass General Hospital...

Any suggestions or recommendations for good catering/take out restaurants or delis near Mass General Hospital? Friends from New York have taken an apartment in the area for an extended period to be near their 2 year old daughter who is being treated with chemotherapy. We'd like to call in and pre-order food and meals for them during this difficult time. Thank you.

Dec 14, 2011
Brooklynite in Greater Boston Area

City Limits Diner, White Plains

Just got home from having brunch @ The City Limits Diner in White Plains. Don't waste your time and money. It's more hype than substance. I was extremely disappointed. The menu was overpriced, portions were small and the food was mediocre at best. In my opinion it was nothing more than a "yuppie place to hang out" - It is not a true diner.

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City Limits Diner
200 Central Ave, White Plains, NY 10606

Jan 30, 2011
Brooklynite in New York State (exc. NYC)

Recommendations for Breakfast off of I-95 (Conn)

Great suggestion. The omelettes were excellent. Thank you.

Dec 09, 2010
Brooklynite in Southern New England

Recommendations for Breakfast off of I-95 (Conn)

I'm driving from Westchester County, NY to the Rhode Island border (New London). Anywhere in Connecticut along I-95 is fine with me. Thanks.

Dec 08, 2010
Brooklynite in Southern New England

Recommendations for Breakfast off of I-95 (Conn)

Any suggestions for a good breakfast diner/restaurant close to I-95 in Connecticut? Thank you.

Dec 07, 2010
Brooklynite in Southern New England

Mexican Restaurant in NJ.

Hello, I'm looking for an Authentic Mexican Restaurant in the Morris County area of New Jersey. I'm bring a Native Southern Californian who is searching for a piece of home. Thank you.

Apr 30, 2009
Brooklynite in General Tristate Archive

Ironbound Newark...

Any suggestions on good Portugese/Spanish Restaurants in the Ironbound Section of Newark, NJ other than the usual places (Don Pepes, Iberia, Fornos)? We're looking at having Dinner on a Saturday night? Thanks in advance.

Mar 29, 2009
Brooklynite in General Tristate Archive

Florida Keys...

In mid-January 2009, I'll be flying into Ft. Lauderdale and renting a car to drive through the Keys.

Any recommendations on good, local places to catch a bite to eat and/or have a fun time? I'm planning on making this a relaxing and enjoyable trip.

On my way through Miami, is it worth a trip to Little Havana to have a meal at Versailles?

Thanks in advance.

Dec 01, 2008
Brooklynite in Florida

L&B Spumoni Gardens

I've eaten at this landmark in Gravesend, Brooklyn for most of my life. Recently, friends told me that things have changed, and it's not the same solid Italian-American food and service which we all remember.

Sad to say, I went there for dinner last night and was TOTALLY DISAPPOINTED. Service was horrible, food took forever to arrive and portions wer extremely skimpy. Some dishese never arrived. The waiter was no where to been seen until he brought the check. Needless to say I left him a very "skimpy" tip.

When we left the restaurant, I said something to the hostess/manager. She told me that others were complaining all night and she didn't understand, because it was not very busy for a Saturday night.

I don't know what's going on, but they're killing a tradition and a once great family business.

I hope they turns things around soon before it's too late.

Nov 09, 2008
Brooklynite in Outer Boroughs

CASUAL N'THERN WESTCHESTER REST

Any recommendations on a casual Northern Westchester Restaurant near the Taconic Parkway? I'm meeting a friend for dinner and we're trying to find a good place equi-distant from each of our homes. Italian, Mexican, Continental, BBQ, etc is just fine. Thanks.

Jun 23, 2008
Brooklynite in General Tristate Archive

SOLANO'S LINCOLN LOUNGE-MT VERNON...

Has anyone been to the Lincoln Lounge lately? I was a loyal, regular customer, go there to eat every couple of months. The food was good, the prices were reasonable, and the atmosphere was like walking into a time warp....
I went with a friend last night, and noticed that they had a new menu, WITH PARK AVENUE NYC PRICES. We asked the waitress about it, because we thought maybe it was family style dishes. She laughed at us, and said that since "Cheese" costs went up, so did their prices. For example, $17.00 for an appetizer of fried calamari isn't related to cheese costs in my world. Very disappointed. They've been around for ages, so I'm not sure what this is all about. This is probably my last meal there. If anyone is familiar with the place, please let me know what your recent experience has been like. Thanks.

Mar 29, 2008
Brooklynite in General Tristate Archive

Recommendations in Westchester County Area

Thank you All,
I think we're going to try Zitoune in Mamaroneck. It sounds great. Happy New Year.

Dec 30, 2007
Brooklynite in General Tristate Archive

Recommendations in Westchester County Area

I'm in Mount Vernon, so anywhere in Southern Westchester would be great. Thanks.

Dec 30, 2007
Brooklynite in General Tristate Archive

Recommendations in Westchester County Area

Any recommendations for a comfortable, casual and reasonably priced restaurant in the Westchester County Area for a Sunday night dinner ??? Something different would be a nice change from the usual Italian/Chinese/Mexican... Thanks.

Dec 30, 2007
Brooklynite in General Tristate Archive

COASTAL GEORGIA...

Hello Dinner Belle,

Thank you for the suggestions. Do you work at the Beachcomber?

Jun 26, 2007
Brooklynite in General South Archive

COASTAL GEORGIA...

I'll be in Coastal Georgia (Brunswick area) in the later part of the summer. Any recommendations for good, local, and reasonable eating establishments - In addition to fun bars and clubs that have a regional flavor. I'm willing to travel an hour in each direction. Thank you.

Jun 25, 2007
Brooklynite in General South Archive