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Passover Traditions From Around the World

My husband's family had a tradition of having every male from youngest to oldest sing the kiddush.

Apr 13, 2014
veggielover in Kosher

The New York Times - Passover 2014

I make some of the Recipes on Health and I like some of them very well.

Apr 13, 2014
veggielover in Food Media & News

BBQ & Breakfast in Buffalo?

We liked the Lake Effect Diner on Main St by UB.

Feb 18, 2014
veggielover in New York State (exc. NYC)
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December 2013 Openings and Closings

I recently had lunch there and found that the food, cleanliness and service had really deteriorated in the past year. I was expecting Market to close.

Dec 09, 2013
veggielover in Greater Boston Area

Strip T's

I love that sandwich,

Oct 19, 2013
veggielover in Greater Boston Area

Romantic special AMAZING food - Santa Monica

We were there about 6 months ago, and though some of the food was excellent, it was not amazing or memorable in any sense of the word.

Oct 04, 2013
veggielover in Los Angeles Area

Do I Finally Just Give Up on MA Peaches?

We have enjoyed peaches from Volante Farms this year. They have been great. This past week I bought some fabulous plums as well.

Sep 06, 2013
veggielover in Greater Boston Area

Need vegetarian options (at least) around Newton, Dedham, Wellesley

I am not a fan of the Walnut Grill. We have been there twice and did not find any of the dishes memorable. On the other hand, my 30 something children like it better. If you like the Red Lentil, you will probably like the Walnut Grill.

Sep 06, 2013
veggielover in Greater Boston Area

Luberon mini report July 2013

I agree

Jul 20, 2013
veggielover in France

Cold soup for Rosh Hashanah

I often make gazpacho for Rosh Hashana lunch with poached salmon and a potato green bean salad when Rosh Hashanah is in early September.

Jul 19, 2013
veggielover in Home Cooking

Luberon mini report July 2013

We loved La Bartavelle. My favorite dinner on our trip last fall.

Jul 19, 2013
veggielover in France

Vegan brunch on Sunday

We are hosting a brunch with some vegan friends. I am stuck for ideas and welcome any of yours.

May 03, 2013
veggielover in Vegetarian & Vegan

columella olive oil

Russo's

Apr 27, 2013
veggielover in Greater Boston Area

Shake Shack in Chestnut Hill

We finally went and I have to say that we really had an enjoyable burger, fries and milk shake. It reminded me of the big boy hamburger that I grew up with in Buffalo, NY. I also can say that I found it much better than Five Guys or In and Out Burger. On the other hand, it is not a destination restaurant and I wouldn't wait 45 minutes or more for the food.

Apr 20, 2013
veggielover in Greater Boston Area

Underwhelmed at 51 Lincoln.

51 Lincoln and its sibling Waban Kitchen are our neighborhood restaurants and I have always wanted to love them, but I have never had a fabulous meal there and they are not inexpensive. Other Hounds sing their praises...different strokes..

Mar 19, 2013
veggielover in Greater Boston Area

Boston South End or Copley, pasadika dinner

I don't know of any kosher restaurants in Boston that are open during Pesach, possibly the Milk Street Cafe.

If you are not observant, go to any steak or fish restaurant and order grilled something with plain baked potatoes and a salad with dressing on the side or ask for lemon juice and olive oil.

Mar 19, 2013
veggielover in Kosher

March 2013 Openings and Closings

There is a new vegetarian/vegan restaurant that just opened in newton highlands at the corner of Walnut and Centre Streets, Walnut Grille.

I also noticed a new restaurant, The Farmhouse, that opened in Needham Centre on March 1. It looks like another farm-to-table restaurant.

Has anyone tried either restaurant?

Mar 03, 2013
veggielover in Greater Boston Area

Any new restaurants near Symphony Hall?

I am a little tired of Symphony Sushi and I thought that some new restaurants might be opening up near Symphony Hall. Any suggestions of new good options?

Feb 22, 2013
veggielover in Greater Boston Area

Maine Shrimp Season in Jeopardy?

Which Whole Foods? I haven't seen them at either store yet in Newton.

Feb 13, 2013
veggielover in Greater Boston Area

Johnathans on Needham street

We went there once as it is in the neighborhood, but I would never go back again. There are many better budget choices. How about Sweet Basil?

Jan 26, 2013
veggielover in Greater Boston Area

Maine Shrimp Season in Jeopardy?

Has anyone seen them in Boston yet?

Jan 25, 2013
veggielover in Greater Boston Area

Brunch near the Museum of Natural History Sunday

Thanks for all of the great suggestions. For several reasons, we are going to go with reservations at Dovetail.

Jan 05, 2013
veggielover in Manhattan

Buffalo question

It was too late, but thanks for the feedback. I come back to Buffalo every few months, and I am sure that I would be thinking of this restaurant in the future.
The 80 something year old diners are hard of hearing, too.

Jan 03, 2013
veggielover in New York State (exc. NYC)

Brunch near the Museum of Natural History Sunday

I am meeting a friend (both of us are from out-of-town) at the Museum of Natural History on Sunday and we're looking for a place for brunch in the neighborhood. Any suggestions will be most appreciated.

Jan 03, 2013
veggielover in Manhattan

Sycamore, Newton Centre?

We went there a few nights ago and I agree with everyone who posted that it is a great addition to the Newton restaurant community. I had stuffed cabbage with mushrooms which was delicious and my husband had a roast chicken breast with brussell sprouts and chestnuts that was the best chicken dish we have had in a long time. The chicken was perfectly cooked with a crisp crust.The salad was well dressed with a nice balance of ingredients.. The bar tending was great with a great selection of local beers and wines by the glass. The staff could not have been more welcoming and interested in what the patrons thought.

Jan 03, 2013
veggielover in Greater Boston Area

Best breakfast during the week near Santa Monica?

I agree the portions are huge. Couldn't finish breakfast either day, but so worth it.

Dec 27, 2012
veggielover in Los Angeles Area

Best breakfast during the week near Santa Monica?

we had breakfast at Cora's Coffee Shop twice a month ago when we were in the area. Fabulous huevos rancheros and great orange pancakes. I would seek out the restaurant any time I am back there.

Dec 25, 2012
veggielover in Los Angeles Area

Sycamore, Newton Centre?

Sounds like a good addition to the area. Thanks!

Dec 23, 2012
veggielover in Greater Boston Area

Sycamore, Newton Centre?

Has anyone tried Sycamore in Newton Centre? What do you think?

Dec 22, 2012
veggielover in Greater Boston Area

Buffalo question

Buffalonians, what's your experience with Bistro Europa? We are back in Buffalo next weekend and looking for a place to take my 80 something year old mother and aunt. Is it noisy? Any other restaurants that we should consider?

Nov 04, 2012
veggielover in New York State (exc. NYC)