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BEST SUSHI DELIVERY UES

Yup, no longer looking for this, as the thread is a year old...

Mar 05, 2014
jrrnyc in Manhattan

Provence & Cote d'Azur - recommendations/itinerary critique

Thanks Parigi...basically, each day is planned around getting to one or sometimes two destination(s)and then having dinner back near our hotel...

In the case of Cucuoron/La Turbie, we will be leaving Les Baux and driving to our new hotel in Eze, so my thought was to eat lunch in or around Aix-en-Provence, walk around a bit, and then drive to Eze. We will probably get there around 6pm or so (hence the dinner in La Turbie).

Mar 02, 2014
jrrnyc in France

Provence & Cote d'Azur - recommendations/itinerary critique

That makes a lot of sense. Thank you!! :)

Mar 02, 2014
jrrnyc in France

Provence & Cote d'Azur - recommendations/itinerary critique

Boredough -- thanks so much for this. We're arriving on a Thursday, so our schedule will work! I'll look into le Mas du Capoun now.....thanks for the Chez Gus recommendation also.
We land at 12.30pm, so I think the farthest west we will get in time for lunch will be the Grasse region...any ideas? :) We just would like to make a little headway before having lunch.
We are staying at Oustau De Beaumaniere

Mar 02, 2014
jrrnyc in France

Provence & Cote d'Azur - recommendations/itinerary critique

Thanks Parigi! is that true of the Bistro as well? We were not planning on going to the Atelier....

Mar 02, 2014
jrrnyc in France

Provence & Cote d'Azur - recommendations/itinerary critique

Ah! You're right. Thank you

Mar 01, 2014
jrrnyc in France

Provence & Cote d'Azur - recommendations/itinerary critique

We (my husband and I) will be traveling to Provence & the Cote d'Azur this summer...we are trying to eat delicious food, and generally trying to avoid very formal presentations. Also -- we love seafood (I've traveled through Normandy/Brittany several times just for the oysters), and while this won't be a seafood trip, we are really looking forward to some sea urchin in Cassis...

Thanks so much for your advice!

Day 1
Travel from Nice airport to our hotel in Les Baux
-Any recommendations on where to eat about halfway there?
-Dinner in St. Remy at Bistrot du Paradou

Day 2
-Lunch at Auberge de la Loube in Lourmarin (second choices are La Fournil or L’Arome)
-Dinner at Sous les Micocouliers, Eygalières

Day 3 -
-Lunch in at Bistro Jean Luc Rabanel in Arles OR at L’Essential in Avignon, depending on timing
-Dinner at Le Bistrot Decouverte, St. Remy

Day 4
-Lunch at La Petite Maison de Cucoron in Aix-en-Provence OR in Cassis at Nino’s or Chez Gilbert
-We will then drive to our hotel in Eze: dinner at Cafe de la Fontaine, Turbie

Day 5 -
-Lunch in Nice at Flaveur, Bistrot d’Antoine, or Le Safari
-Early dinner in Villefranche-sur-Mer at L’oursin Bleu or Cosmo Bar

Day 6
-Depart

Mar 01, 2014
jrrnyc in France

"Fun" High-End Dining?

kathryn - you're right. I misread "big birthday"... Sorry strikeoutswinging

Feb 03, 2013
jrrnyc in Manhattan

Soto for Sushi ??

soto is good but - as already noted in this chain - uneven. There are many as-good-as and better restaurants (yasuda, gari, seki, 15 east 15...)

Feb 03, 2013
jrrnyc in Manhattan

1st Trip to NYC, input/suggestions needed for Michelin stars, ethnic food and bars

Hi! If you love sushi, you may want to consider omakase at 15 east as a dinner instead of a lunch...it is really the best sushi in New York. Mayahuel has amazing cocktails - great choice. For other ethnic food option, you may want to look into Momofuku noodle bar or ssam....for italian, you may also want to look into il buco alimentaria or osteria morini

Feb 03, 2013
jrrnyc in Manhattan

SF Hound Coming To NYC Jan.8th-14th - Input Needed

you may want to try prune for brunch & then head over to russ & daughters to pick up or sample some fish...you won't be able to sit at russ, and prune has an amazing brunch (and buys their fish from russ, I believe)

Feb 03, 2013
jrrnyc in Manhattan

"Fun" High-End Dining?

try the dutch...they have a private dining room, and it is in a great location

Feb 03, 2013
jrrnyc in Manhattan

has anyone tried the new Lebanese restaurant, Al Mayass, on W. 21st Street?

yes, it is terrific. the decor is nothing special, and the service (plates, white tablecloths) doesn't feel modern. But the food is the best lebanese I've had in NYC.. Try it!! It's great.

Feb 03, 2013
jrrnyc in Manhattan

week in manhattan

you might want to add blue ribbon bakery in, it seems to fit with your concept...also Acme

Feb 03, 2013
jrrnyc in Manhattan

Looking for a splurge worthy of the price

Atera is supposed to be amazing...ABC is great, a little less high end than some (but not all) of the others you mentioned. I prefer Daniel to Bernadin, although I think others might disagree. Marea is terrific also, but I haven't been there for a while.

Feb 03, 2013
jrrnyc in Manhattan

BEST SUSHI DELIVERY UES

Hi! I regularly order sushi from Gari on the UES, but it's becoming a costly habit...any suggestions for excellent sushi delivery on the UES? Thanks for suggestions!

Feb 03, 2013
jrrnyc in Manhattan

One week in Tuscany - dining in Florence, Chianti, Lucca, San Gimignano, Siena, Pienza, Montalcino, Montepulciano...suggestions?

Great, thanks so much! :)

May 22, 2012
jrrnyc in Italy

One week in Tuscany - dining in Florence, Chianti, Lucca, San Gimignano, Siena, Pienza, Montalcino, Montepulciano...suggestions?

I'll be in Florence for 3 nights, and then driving through Tuscany, with a base near Siena for 5 nights, and want to plan some terrific lunches and dinners (they can be cheap, expensive or in-between). Here is what I've come up with, I'd love some feedback. Thank you!

FLORENCE
Il Latini
Cibreo
I Due G
I' Cche' c'e c'e
Osteria Tornabouni
Vini e Vecchi Sapori (for lunch)

LUCCA
Buca di Sant'Antonio
Gli Orti di Via Elisa
Vineria I'Santi (for charcuterie)

CHIANTI REGION
Lamole
Antica Posta
Da Delfina
Malborghetto
Solociccia

SAN GIMIGNANO/BETWEEN SAN G & SIENA
La Gramola
La Toppa
Arnolfa
I Salotti
Albergacio di Castellina
Dorando

MONTALCINO, MONTEPULCIANO, PIENZA
Latte di Luna, Pienza
Osteria La Solita Zuppa, Chiusi
Osteria del Vecchio Castello, near Montalcino
La Grotta, Montepulciano

SIENA/AROUND SIENA
Trattoria Papei
Da Antonio
Osteria Le Logge
Castell in'Villa

May 22, 2012
jrrnyc in Italy