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where to watch today's 4pm game if i'm rooting for Colombia?

thanks!

Jul 04, 2014
LRS in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

where to watch today's 4pm game if i'm rooting for Colombia?

id like to watch the game among fellow colombians, please dont send me to venezuelan areperas (im from New York, visiting a few days).

Jul 04, 2014
LRS in Quebec (inc. Montreal)

Three Nights in the East Village

Cafecito's food is not good at all. It is next to my house, so i'd like it to be good but i find it very bad (even Rinconito, the dominican cafetín) is better. Is there a specific dish you like there?

May 16, 2014
LRS in Manhattan

Oaxaca, Oaxaca Recs

Has anyone been to Tlamanalli, the zapoteca resto in Teotitlan del Valle? Is it as good as they say?

Aug 03, 2013
LRS in Mexico

Beer places in Manhattan

I have to say that I find the crowd at Blind Tiger very annoying. I try to go and always leave after one beer. As for ABC, as a beer store i do not like it that much, I prefer to walk to Chrystie, but I kind of like it as a bar on weekdays, they tend to carry very small but nice selection and it is spacious.

Jul 01, 2012
LRS in Manhattan

Beer places in Manhattan

Reviving old beer thread. Ive been going to ABC Beer on Ave C and 5 lately. Are there more new places that are worth going for good beer?

Jun 13, 2012
LRS in Manhattan

Dinner Tuesday Night LES

Hi. Im going to an art exhibit on Tuesday in the LES with my potential boss and I need a recommendation for dinner. We will eat around 9. I tried to make a reservation for acme or il buco ( not in the les but my potential boss wanted to try them) but theyre packed. Last two times I had dinner after an opening over there I went to Little Giant and Falai but I have not been there in a while. Any recs?

Jun 13, 2012
LRS in Manhattan

Lers Ros worth a trip for a neyorker who lives next to SriPraPhai?

Thanks to all for the feedbak. Ill decide what to do and report back if I end up eating at Lers Ros.

May 22, 2012
LRS in San Francisco Bay Area

Lers Ros worth a trip for a neyorker who lives next to SriPraPhai?

Thank you goldangl95. I will drive from SF to LA, do you recommend a good thai over there? I will really appreciate your advice.

May 21, 2012
LRS in San Francisco Bay Area

Lers Ros worth a trip for a neyorker who lives next to SriPraPhai?

Hi I have a very specific question. i will be visiting SF for 10 days and I live next to SriPraPhai in Woodside, Queens. However I do like Thai food. Is Lers Ros Thai worth a visit? (question intended for people who know SriPraPhai) Thanks a lot! LRS

May 21, 2012
LRS in San Francisco Bay Area

La Mar Cebicheria Peruana -- Reviews?

I went to La mar in the city a few days ago and did not like it one bit, plus it was too expensive for what they give you. Will keep going to my usual places in Queens.

May 20, 2012
LRS in Manhattan

Please review SFO dining list for NYC Foodie (Researched)!!

Hi Windy. Will you mind giving me (a NYC hound) five places you really like and believe I'd enjoy in SF? I have been to Zuni, Delfina, Aziza, Slanted Door, La sanateca for pupusas, chez panisse in Berk, and El tanguito on previous trips. I am asking for 5 arbitrary places you'd pick (from restaurants to trucks or all restaurant or trucks) that will be nice for a newyorker. Again just the 5 places you'd recommend to a person who tries to arrange his trips around food. For example, is Lers Ros Thai worth visiting if I live next to SriPraphai in Queens? I'm not asking if it is BETTER than it, I only want something good and a little different from what I usually eat in NYC. It does not have to be TOTALLY different from what I have in the city, just good food that will please someone who eats out a lot in the east coast and toronto/montreal. Thanks!

May 20, 2012
LRS in San Francisco Bay Area

Relatively new place near the East Village

Hi, Ive been living on Avenue C for 11 years now but I spent last year out of the country and just came back. Ive seen new places around but I dont know wich ones shold I try. Are there new (1-2 years) places around? Or old places thar have improved, or old places that I should avoid? Basically Id like an update of the food around my neighborhood. Thanks!!

Feb 10, 2012
LRS in Manhattan

La Mar Cebicheria Peruana -- Reviews?

La Mar branch in Mexico City is pretty good, so
Im looking forward to this Acurio's branch.

Oct 05, 2011
LRS in Manhattan

Your favorite gardens (summer 2011)

for some reason I imagine it with long lines, packed, etc. is there any bar in the village with a garden? i know some places in the east village/east side but am wondering if there are similar places in greenwich/soho.

Jun 05, 2011
LRS in Manhattan

Your favorite gardens (summer 2011)

Wondering if there is anything new since last year. Im not looking for rooftops, just relaxed gardens/patios with a decent beer selection.

Jun 04, 2011
LRS in Manhattan

Beer places in Manhattan

Hop Devil Grill is very conveniently located for me for I wouldn't say their staff is knowledgeable. I go quite often and they never know what am I referring to when I ask a beer question.

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Hop Devil Grill
129 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10009

Jan 19, 2011
LRS in Manhattan

Beer places in Manhattan

There are no beer bar posts since 2008 and that post is very incomplete so I was wondering what are the places as of 2011 to drink a good beer selection. The places I usually visit for a nice beer are:

Blind Tiger
Against the Grain (very small selection but not bad)
DBGB (More expensive but the small selection is excellent)
Drop Off (ok but they always have the same beers, the do not rotate the selection)
East Village Tavern (small selection, but Ok)

I have not been to Pony because the crowd scared me when I was about to enter and I do not like the DBA crowd either.

I DO NOT need a Best of list, only a list of the places where you like the beer selection and if possible some detail as of what do they carry.

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Blind Tiger
281 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10014

East Village Tavern
158 Ave C, New York, NY 10009

DBGB
299 Bowery, New York, NY 10003

Jan 10, 2011
LRS in Manhattan

Top 10 Bars for Beer Snobs

ANY update on bars with good beer selection?

Jan 09, 2011
LRS in Manhattan

Does this sound OK? (Toronto weekend)

ok. Just made a reservation for Origin, although very early because they're all booked.
A question for skyline or any other hound regarding Omei: If one of the persons I'm planning to go with is allergic to lobster, will it still be a great experience for her to ho to Omei?

Oct 07, 2010
LRS in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Does this sound OK? (Toronto weekend)

Thanks to all! Origin sound like a great idea...and everything else. Yes, if I go to Chiado I will have to eliminate one of the place I already have there. I will have a car on Saturday and I thought of driving to Omei but I really would like to know if it'll be a superior experience than going to Lai Wah Heen. Peppermint pate: you would take out a place and slip Torito in? If so, which place? And again, that chinatown walk wold mean to go to to LWH instead of Omai?

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Lai Wah Heen
108 Chestnut St, Toronto, ON M5G 1R3, CA

Chiado
864 College Street West, Toronto, ON M6H 1A3, CA

Torito
276 Augusta Ave, Toronto, ON M5T2L9, CA

Oct 06, 2010
LRS in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Does this sound OK? (Toronto weekend)

oh, ok, thanks. Do you happen to know if -in terms of the dosas- Madras DH is similar to NYC's Saravanaas?

Oct 05, 2010
LRS in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Does this sound OK? (Toronto weekend)

Hi. I’m from NYC and will be visiting Toronto from Thursday –Sunday. This is list I have so far. I will also be having beer in the 4 places you have suggested. Can you tell me if this accounts for a good food experience in Toronto? Thanks!

Thursday
Lunch (threeish): St. Lawrence Mkt
Dinner: black hoof

Friday
Lunch: Lee
Dinner: Buk Chang Dong Soon To Fu (or Lahore Tikka House or Madras Dosa Hut?)

Saturday
Lunch: Mezes or burger and a beer at Allen’s

Dinner: O’Mei (better than going to Lai Wah Heen, right?)

Sunday:
Brunch: ? (Lady Marmalade, Littlefish, Mitzi’s on College, Lola's Commissary, Aunties and Uncles, Le Petit Dejeuner, Bonjour Brioche)

Im not sure about either going to Chiado or just to a less expensive place. I do like Aldea back home, but I only go often because of ther arroz de pato, the other dishes I have tried there are good bit but not great.

Oct 05, 2010
LRS in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Where and What to drink in Toronto

yay, thanks a lot! Im writing it down. I'll report back.

Oct 04, 2010
LRS in Beer

Madelin'es for a Newyorker?

I will be visiitng Toronto soon and was wondering: does this place still exist? Is it worth going?

Oct 03, 2010
LRS in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Where and What to drink in Toronto

Ok, 'll ask specific questions, hope it helps.

There are several beer that I would like to try (friends who have been there reccomended them). At leats 3 of them are Mike Duggan #9, Granite Hopping Mad, John (imperial stout). Are they widely available?

What I do get in NYC are several Unibroue beers, I don’t know if there is something special from Unibroue that doesn’t travel here and that I shouldn’t miss. Im not sure either if all the Unibroue selction is widely available in Toronto, I have not been in Toronto, ever.

Antoher question: What’s the difference (in terms of beer quality, clean lines, variety of beers, ambiance) between the places you recommend above (C'est What, Beerbistro...) and a place like Smokeless Joe's? I ask because this SJ’s seems to be near where I’ll be. Is it worth it? I do not need a fancy bar or good food, even a dive will do as long as the beer selection is excellent.

One last question. Is there any good Rye Beer in Toronto?

I will appreciate your responses! LRS

Oct 03, 2010
LRS in Beer

Where and What to drink in Toronto

Hi kwjd. I will only be drinking at bars. I like different styles depending on the hankering. I tend to like rye beers, some dark lagers, certain ipas...right now i have on my fridge two dogfishhead 60 min, 1 bell's Two hearted ale, 2 Gonzos -flying dog-, and a big hop rod rye (bear republic)...just to give u and idea. i do like certain beers and they are not necessarily the same style of beer, i would like to know what do u like in Toronto - along those lines or not.

thanks erin-grogan. I am a beer advocate reader, I just wanted hounders opinions regarding this.

Oct 01, 2010
LRS in Beer

What does Toronto do best?

Im from NYC and will be visiting Toronto next week. I will be staying at Dufferin and st. Clair. Any recs? Im already going to Black Hoof my first night. Im not looking for highendish places (might go to the portuguese restaurant one night), i just one the best that I can get out of Toronto. Is there a particular chinese that you recommend aside form the one that appears on this board? If so, any particular dishes that are good compared to chinatown or flushing? Anyway, any recommendation will be welcomed. If there is a specially good latinamerican, caribbean or easter european, a plus.

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Dufferin Cafe
2917 Dufferin St, Toronto, ON M6B3S7, CA

The Black Hoof
928 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J, CA

Oct 01, 2010
LRS in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Huntington.....

Thanks for the recs. I haven't tried any, but will try them all this week for sure. I'm literally new around here. I spend half of the week here and half of it in the city and am trying to convince my friends to visit me so I'm very dedicated to finding good places to eat (and drink) here since that's what we do in the city 80 % of the time. Thanks again.

Sep 28, 2010
LRS in New York State (exc. NYC)

Where and What to drink in Toronto

I'm from NYC and will be travelling to Toronto next week. I am looking for a beer with a nice beer selection and am also interested in what to drink over over day that's hard to find in NYC. Any help will be welcomed.

Sep 28, 2010
LRS in Beer