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Myrtle Beach area next week

Just our experience - we had a terrible time at Bistro 90 this past week. I don't know if the success has become too much for them, but after loving Fire and Smoke for two previous trips, we wanted to try something else good, and the visit there was about as bad as you can get.

All the food lacking in flavor, or overwhelmed by salt, poorly cooked steaks, and an owner that wanted to argue with us about an incorrectly cooked meal. I have never been so embarrassed by the owner of an establishment. We couldn't wait to get out of there, and it really put a damper on an overall wonderful trip to Myrtle. Just wanted to put this out here, because I scoured these boards looking for a place to eat, and picked Bistro 90 in part because of the recommendations here. :(

Apr 13, 2015
berthagator in Southeast

Can't miss near Madison, WI

Great recommendations - I'll have to check out the Metro - we're on expense report, but without rental cars, and a taxi ride anywhere seems to be at least $20! And while we drove by Camp Randall on the way to the airport, I'd love to explore the downtown a little more, if it isn't freezing cold next week! Is the Old Fashioned worth a visit for dinner? We're stuck at Epic for lunch, so don't have a chance to get off campus until dinner time.

Most of my coworkers are more casual eaters, but I just want a place where I can get a good glass of wine and straightforward but good food. I appreciate the options!!

Feb 27, 2013
berthagator in Great Lakes

Can't miss near Madison, WI

Going back to Madison in a couple of weeks for another round of Epic training - any place reasonably close to Verona that shouldn't be missed? Already had the amazing Home Grown burger at Vintage Brewing Company on the last trip, and will definitely be back for a second round. Any place else that won't kill me in cab fare to get foodie type cuisine? The other nights of dinner were relatively forgettable, and as long as training classes are, I need something to look forward to!
Thanks in advance!

Feb 26, 2013
berthagator in Great Lakes

Magnolia Grill in Durham is Closing

Dang it, and I have a $100 gift certificate there I need to use! Wonder how early we would have to get there to get one of the bar tables??? Have been trying to get through all afternoon, but still busy.

May 03, 2012
berthagator in Southeast