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Creative cocktails and/or dive bar before Marea...

I would second Ma Peche - also there is Kingside which seems to do well. Or grab a drink at Betony.

Also - there is the entrance to the Parker Meridian.

Apr 24, 2014
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Liquid Nitrogen

that's what I was afraid of , was hoping to be able to rent a dewars as well

Apr 01, 2014
griller in the mist in Manhattan

Liquid Nitrogen

Has anyone ever bought LN to make ice cream at home in Manhattan ? Was looking to do it for a birthday party.

Thanks ,

Apr 01, 2014
griller in the mist in Manhattan

Why you don't really want to know how the sausage is made...

Great reply chefJ , and agree. We are lucky enough to be able to raise pigs for ourselves. They are not dirty - but they will eat anything which is why you should know where your meat comes from.

Birch Sugar Syrup.....

I make hickory syrup - sell it upstate, Different than maple , which we also make on the side. Has a little more complex flavor which people seem to like.

Any specific questions ?

Feb 14, 2014
griller in the mist in Manhattan

Central Park Boathouse Wedding

my wife is a photographer and has shot many weddings there. Food has always been very good. Great place for a wedding - some people have trouble getting there if they have trouble walking. No cars on weekend - other than that its a great place for a wedding.

Feb 04, 2013
griller in the mist in Manhattan

cocktail party help

I am in midtown west and will be having the party at home. Sorry if I wasnt clear

Thanks for the tip

Nov 07, 2012
griller in the mist in Manhattan

cocktail party help

Hi , I am looking for some help. I need a restaurant that could cater a small informal birthday party. It would only be 20-25 people , was going to prepare food but this has been a tough week and need to reduce the workload. It is a surprise party and for someone that realy likes food. Taste are all over the board.

Was thinking about trying to have a bunch of dim sum or something like that but couldnt figure it out. Would like finger foods not entire entrees. Location is not that important , as the party is in midtown.
BuAs far as budget , I am somewhere in the middel , what that means I am not sure. Never catered a party before. Also considered ordering apps from a bunch of different rests. like samosas , thai curry puffs , some sushi, etc. and have them delivered through the night , just dont want it to seem to "hodgepodgey".

Anyone with experience here would be greatly appreciated.

thanks ,

Nov 05, 2012
griller in the mist in Manhattan

Best Almond Croissant in Manhattan?

I have to agree with Petrossian , they sell out fast , which is sort of a blessing as I could eat these everyday.

Feb 10, 2012
griller in the mist in Manhattan

NOLA hound needs recs for NYC this weekend

Midtown is not the most adventerous place to eat - would check out Ma Peche tho.

Feb 07, 2012
griller in the mist in Manhattan

Maialino Restaurant Week Menu

Went to rest week for lunch here yesterday. We both went with the 35.00 menu as there were more options. Had the fried artichokes and seared octupus , both were very good and went well with each other , as we shared everything. The braised suckling pig was exceptional , came with a wide paste and lemon parmesean butter sauce that you could eat by the bowl. Other entree was braised lamb , which was good but not anything exceptional. Choco torte wa so rich and light at the same time. Lemon bread pudding was not good - was not sweet or cakey , was the only real miss. Wines by the glass were very good and they were only 5.00 which was great.

overall a very good lunch , still came to almost 100 before tip.

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Maialino
2 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10010

Jan 18, 2012
griller in the mist in Manhattan

Oysters - along thruway NYC - Albany

Hello ,

I just asked on NYC board , is there a good fish monger - oyster seller somewhere along the Thruway from NYC to south of Albany. Need oysters for a party and not looking to go broke in getting them. Would also like to have a nice place to regularly stop to get some fish.

Thanks

Oysters in midtown

Hello all ,

Is there a place in Manhattan , midtown would be nice , where you can get bulk oysters at a good price. Its hard to look for "cheap" oysters just dont want to spend a fortune.

Thanks ,

GITM

Oct 27, 2011
griller in the mist in Manhattan

Visiting Barcelona for three days with 5 year old

Everyone on here is very quick.

It all sounds very good - I really dont need to bring him to real bars just dont want to miss out on the vibe of the city. Just want to be able to have a glass of wine and relax. He'll be ahppy yo have a glass of juice with us.As far as eating late since we will be coming from NY I dont think this will be a problem just slide the schedule back.

I will make sure to go out later - dont want to be put in the geezer category.

Thanks all.

Visiting Barcelona for three days with 5 year old

Hello ,

I have read over every post that pertains to Barcelona and made notes however I do not see any mention of going to dinner with a child. Although he is well behaved ( who says their kid is anything but) and has been going out to dinner in New York City since he was born dont know how welcome he would be in most restaurants. We are not looking to go high end , looking more casual typical restaurants.

In our three days we want to try and get the best sense of the cuisine. This would be tapas , paella and local drinking scene, Would it be OK to bring in a child to most bars ? Not looking for nightclub type places.

Thanks ,

Pizzeria, biergarten, chinese, or none of the above?

the patio at Lombardis on Sprint St is great . It was very reasonable and prob had about 20 people for a bday party.

Mar 01, 2011
griller in the mist in Manhattan

Where to buy foie gras (goose)?

The best price that I have found is from freshdirect. You have to buy an entire lobe but for six it will be worth it. usually 39.99 pound.

enjoy

Jan 11, 2011
griller in the mist in Manhattan

86th between 1st and York

Go to two little red hens on 2nd for Cheesecake. Other cakes are good too , but their cheesecake is great

Dec 09, 2010
griller in the mist in Manhattan

A day in NYC, Carnegie deli, Wicked, and Indian w/kids

Went to Carnegie the other day and could not have been less impressed. Live around the corner but do not go here often. The server simply not interested in helping us . The pastrami was pretty bad as well - not just not great - if that makes sense. Would def look elsewhere if possible.

Nov 01, 2010
griller in the mist in Manhattan

Bar recommendation near Carnegie Hall

the entrance to the parker meridian is a nice place to sit and have a drink. Its sort of a hallway but still pleasant. Altho I am sure this is too late.

God luck

Oct 19, 2010
griller in the mist in Manhattan

Paphos, Cyprus

Hello , going to Cyprus next week are there any updates of non-touristy (read good authentic cheap ) places on the Paphos side of the island. How about markets where we could get fresh food etc . to cook at home.

Thanks ,

Sep 01, 2010
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Looking for Best Almond Croissant

try petrossion on 7th and 58th , they sell out of the almond ones early tho.

Aug 20, 2010
griller in the mist in Manhattan

pizza place with private room?

About five years ago we reserved the roof in Lombardis for about 20 , maybe 25 people. It was great and pretty inexpensive.

Aug 02, 2010
griller in the mist in Manhattan

Please help! Need to plan NYC wedding in 5 months! With amazing food! Venue suggestions?

have you seen the Alger house , it is perfect size and you can bring in your own caterer. My wife is a photog and shot many weddings there.

Jun 25, 2010
griller in the mist in Manhattan

Wedding Reception Venue Help

Have you ever been to Robert restaruant at Museum Arts and Design - only had apps there but it was very nice and all were good. Its On the south west corner of the park

http://www.robertnyc.com/

Jun 24, 2010
griller in the mist in Manhattan

Meatopia 2010- Who is going, who has gone in the past

theres are 30 per cent off coupon on blackboardeats

Jun 24, 2010
griller in the mist in Manhattan

Where to buy lobster?

From Citerllas website...

Live Lobster Specials $4.99 Lb
Friday 6/25 &
Saturday 6/26
Village Location
424 6th Avenue

12:00 pm to 6:00 pm

http://www.citarella.com/

Jun 24, 2010
griller in the mist in Manhattan

Wings in Manhattan?

Scruffy Duffys has been closed for some time

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Scruffy Duffy's
743 8th Ave, New York, NY 10036

Mar 18, 2010
griller in the mist in Manhattan

WEDDING VENUE IN NYC, $105 a head without tax and tip. 120 guests. ADVICE PLEASE! The search is on!

The Alger house on Downing St is about the right size . have been to many weddings there and you can bring yourown food.

Mar 11, 2010
griller in the mist in Manhattan

Anyone know where to buy Thai iced tea mix (leaves or powder) to make at home?

Just bouught some at the Malaysian market in the flushing mall , have no idea the name , but its next to the stairs leading down to the food court.