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Has anyone heard of/been to EatSaint Dinner Club in Seattle?

There is an intriguing Groupon today for a 8-course dinner at EatSaint, which is apparently an "exclusive" dinner club in Seattle. I have never heard of it and can't find any reviews by Googling it. They have a website, but it isn't as informative as I would like: http://www.eatsaint.com/

Has anyone attended one of their suppers or know someone who has? It sounds like it could be fun, or really sketchy. One of their chefs is Michael Bruno, late of Vito's and Tango. I never ate at either one, but did read good things.

Thanks for any info you can give me!

Dec 12, 2013
fantayssia in Greater Seattle

Anything in or near Lewiston, ID

I searched for Lewiston on the boards and didn't find much. I'm hoping the situation has improved in the last few years. Is there ANYTHING in or near Lewiston (we're willing to drive a bit) for a good Sunday dinner? Judging by the overwhelming silence on prior posts, I'll even take passable instead of good.

Thanks!

May 21, 2013
fantayssia in Pacific Northwest

Visitng Vancover for an indulgent week in October and looking for recommendations

Hi Chowhounds,

I will be visiting Vancouver for a week in early October for an indulgent solo vacation and am looking for your recommendations on where to eat and what to do while I'm in town. I'm staying in downtown Vancouver on Robson. I will be relying on public transportation, but am willing to go as far afield for good food as that allows. I arrive on Monday afternoon and leave early Sunday. I am looking for recommendations for 6 dinners (Monday - Saturday) and 5 brunches/lunches (I do NOT plan to wake up early while I'm in town unless there is someplace REALLY worth it). I like all kinds of food and am looking to try some of the best Vancouver has to offer. I'm budgeting for 2 truly spectacular dinners and 4 more moderate ones and assuming that all of the brunches/lunches will be on the higher than average side cost-wise.

For lunch, I would like to do Dim Sum one day because I know that Vancouver has some of the best dim sum anywhere, but I know this is typically more of a group activity. Are there any dim sum spots that are particularly amenable to solo diners (that also have great food)? Based on recommendations I've seen on the boards, I already have high tea booked at the Fairmont Vancouver for Tuesday. I would also consider food tours as a substitute for lunch one day. Are there any that you recommend?

Besides eating out, I would also love other suggestions for things to do while I'm in Vancouver. Are there great tea shops (I am partial to green teas and would love to take some home with me) / chocolatiers (who doesn't love good chocolate) / wine shops or tasting rooms (particularly ice wines) / markets (I'm already planning on spending time at the Granville market - anyplace in particular I should visit there) that I should visit while I'm in town?

Thank you in advance for your great recommendations. I will let you know where I go and my experiences when I get back.

Aug 29, 2012
fantayssia in B.C. (inc. Vancouver)