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Thanksgiving late lunch

Oh no!!!

1 day ago
topeater in Austin

Can soup with cabbage be frozen?

Thanks Elizabeth. No potatoes so I should be golden.

Nov 23, 2014
topeater in Home Cooking

Thanksgiving late lunch

We will be in Austin during Thanksgiving and would like to have a late lunch. We prefer a menu rather than buffet and some place where we can dress up somewhat. Any ideas?

Thanks for the help.

Nov 23, 2014
topeater in Austin

Can soup with cabbage be frozen?

Thanks for the info. I thought it would be OK, but I had that nagging little voice in the back of my head telling me…maybe not.

Nov 23, 2014
topeater in Home Cooking

Can soup with cabbage be frozen?

It's cold and I'm cleaning out the frig & making soup. I'm going out of town this week & would like to freeze half the soup to have in a couple of weeks. It has sliced cabbage in it. Can I freeze it with the cabbage in it?

Thanks for the help.

Nov 23, 2014
topeater in Home Cooking

Rosen Shingle Creek hotel restaurants, Orlando

I will be at this hotel for 6 nights at a conference that doesn't end until around 6, so I'm not going to feel like hitting the town after such long days. It will be time to hit the treadmill & work out the kinks of sitting all day. Does anyone have any experience with the restaurants in this hotel? Any good restaurants close to this hotel? It's located at 9939 Universal Blvd.

Thanks for any suggestions or beware warnings!

Sep 11, 2014
topeater in Florida

Olamaie

Thanks for the report and pictures. I've been thinking about trying this one out, but the menu just doesn't look that interesting to me. But, those biscuits!

Sep 08, 2014
topeater in Austin

Do you use a pressure cooker?

I have a fissler and love it. You don't have to run cold water over it for a quick release. It has a release button that lets the pressure out. The running water over it is for older models.

There are just 2 of us & I have the 6 quart. I wouldn't get anything smaller. You will be amazed at how good everything turns out. Stocks have so much more flavor than making stock the stovetop method.

Aug 28, 2014
topeater in Vegetarian & Vegan

Dallas Farmers Market?

Thanks for the info. Seems to be there would be such a market for local farmers in Dallas. I'm used to the market in Austin where there is an abundance or veggies, meats and other stuff. I thought Dallas would be the same.

Aug 06, 2014
topeater in Dallas - Fort Worth

Dallas Farmers Market?

I was reading an article in the NYT today about local farms. One person that commented on the story said he remembered going to the farmers market in Dallas years ago with his father and getting really good produce. He said now, the farmers market sells food shipped there from California rather than having local farms. Is that true?

Aug 06, 2014
topeater in Dallas - Fort Worth

Boston Itinerary in October? Help for our researched trip appreciated!

I was there last year and was very disappointed by Myers and Chang. Food was just so so and there service was horrible.

Jul 27, 2014
topeater in Greater Boston Area

Good chocolate shops open on Sunday?

Put off buying chocolate until today and realized many of the shops are not open. Will be spending some time in the 6th. Any luck there?

Jun 21, 2014
topeater in France

3 Nights in Paris - September 2014 - Lunch/Dinner Suggestions

Can you go to the terrace and just have a drink at La Rotonde?

Jun 12, 2014
topeater in France

Please help me decide…everything sounds so good!

Thanks Parn for all the info. Ever since hubby got his cell phone lifted a couple of years ago, we tend to avoid scenes!

Great to know about all the restaurants in our area. Isn't there another wine bar close to Willi's that is less popular?

Jun 12, 2014
topeater in France

Please help me decide…everything sounds so good!

That is a good idea. In fact, I also considered the restaurant at our hotel, Le Lulli, after reading JT's review.

What do you mean by the Oberkamph neighborhood being "too lively?"

Jun 11, 2014
topeater in France

Please help me decide…everything sounds so good!

Where would you put Yam'tcha if it were in the list? I've been looking at some lovely pictures.

Jun 11, 2014
topeater in France

Please help me decide…everything sounds so good!

Hi Parigi, have followed your comments for quite a while now, so thanks for the list. I'm assuming you are ranking them with Pirouette being the one you most recommend?

Jun 11, 2014
topeater in France

Please help me decide…everything sounds so good!

Here is my new list. We are only in Paris 4 nights, so deciding is difficult. The only reservation I presently have is le Kigawa for Sunday night.

We land in Paris early on a Thursday, so will probably have lunch at L'Office and then eat light at dinner. But…what to do about dinner on Friday and Saturday???

My list includes:

AT Restaurant
Le Bon Georges for thé Cote de Bouef
Pirouette
Clown Bar
The Bistrot Belhara
Pierre Sang Boyer in Oberkampf (although, no reservations impacts the schedule). Has he opened his second restaurant yet?

Any advice?

Jun 11, 2014
topeater in France

Need Help in Provence foodie itinerary!

Are you back from your trip yet? I will be in Provence in a couple of weeks and was wondering about your experience?

Jun 08, 2014
topeater in France
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Neva cuisine - review

Your photos are incredible! Thanks for the report.

May 27, 2014
topeater in France

Need rec, traveling from Saint Remy de Provence to Marseille

Thanks Phil, but we carry on our luggage. Nothing to check!

May 24, 2014
topeater in France

Need rec, traveling from Saint Remy de Provence to Marseille

Merci boredough. "Love Actually" is our annual Christmas movie, so thanks for throwing me that curve.

I assume Parking du Pharo is a secure lot? I was worried about car break ins as I have read some horrid stories.

May 23, 2014
topeater in France

Need rec, traveling from Saint Remy de Provence to Marseille

I am exploring what to do our last day in France before catching a 2100 flight from Marseille. We will have a car and luggage, so I don't relish driving and finding parking in heavy traffic. Since we have not planned to visit the coast this trip, I was thinking about driving to Cassis for a late lunch before backtracking to the Marseille airport. Does this make sense?

Was wondering about Chez Gilbert or La Poissonerie (which were unfortunately named in the NYT today). Any other recommendations?

May 23, 2014
topeater in France

Anniversary Meal - This Weekend - 05/24 - 05/25

I started eating at Uchi when it first opened. To me, it's lost it's shine. I really wouldn't waste a meal there since there are so many new restaurants opening in Austin. Plus, Dallas will have it's own Uchi's soon.

May 23, 2014
topeater in Austin

Anniversary Meal - This Weekend - 05/24 - 05/25

I would definitely do the tasting menu at Barley Swine. If you want to do small plates, then eat at the chef's other restaurant, Odd Duck. They are both on South Lamar.

You might also enjoy Lenoir on South 1st Street.

Please send us a review of your meals.

May 23, 2014
topeater in Austin

Favorite place to picnic in Paris and get provisions

Great pics. Looks lovely.

May 22, 2014
topeater in France

Our first meal in Paris

Nice to read that you have been eating. I thought you had stopped after the first meal!

May 22, 2014
topeater in France

Only 4 dinners…please help me narrow choices

"I had the tourte of foie gras and pigeon"

That looks incredible! We are staying at this hotel so it is great to know the restaurant is good.

Thanks for the info hours for le Kigawa. I read your review and it sounds wonderful. Where are your favorite sweetbreads?

May 22, 2014
topeater in France

Only 4 dinners…please help me narrow choices

Oh no, now another choice as my 2 favorites are gigot de agneau laid and pigeon. What a choice to make, happily!

May 22, 2014
topeater in France

Only 4 dinners…please help me narrow choices

Can anyone verify if le Kigawa is open on Sundays? I cannot tell from my research. It says it is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, so I assume that means they are open on Sunday. Could my luck be that good????

If so, does anyone know how crowded it must be?

I also wanted to know if anyone has been to Le Lulli?

May 22, 2014
topeater in France