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dinners near Hotel Tivoli Lisboa -Av. da Liberdade, 185

Thanks so much! All good info. If anyone has a fado place close to their hotel (walk or short cab) send it on!

Jan 15, 2014
css in Spain/Portugal

dinners near Hotel Tivoli Lisboa -Av. da Liberdade, 185

Thanks. I will look into these. They dont mind a taxi but, if possible prefer to send them 10 mins away rather than 30!. They love good food and are sophisticated eaters but not adventurous if that makes sense. Far away form meat & potatoes, but not quite molecular. Thanks!

Jan 13, 2014
css in Spain/Portugal

dinners near Hotel Tivoli Lisboa -Av. da Liberdade, 185

My parents will be spending 3 nights in Lisbon in April, staying at the Hotel Tivoli Lisboa. They love good food and with so many choices I would like to recommend places near their hotel. Possibly one being a fado? Thanks!

Jan 12, 2014
css in Spain/Portugal

Bistro Albertino wilow grove pa

Mostly everything has been good, though I think the pastas and fish/seafood may be better than the meats

Nov 09, 2013
css in Philadelphia

Bistro Albertino wilow grove pa

We are also fans. Delicious food, very nice staff. I hope they get more popular; they deserve it. But not so popular that I cant get in!

Nov 08, 2013
css in Philadelphia

tel aviv restaurants-still need help :-)

Thanks! I think walking on the 1st night is important. Keep us awake! I have 3 more nights.
Need to narrow it down from Dallal, Oasis, Araia, Shila, Mizlala & Popina!
Hoping to get a range of experiences,thought all with good food ( and alcohol!)

Sep 16, 2013
css in Middle East & Africa

tel aviv restaurants-still need help :-)

Thanks. For the first night (we land around 2:30) looking for something good but not fancy and walking distance to hotel.
Sitting outside would be great.

Would Benny Hadagim fit that? Or Manta Ray?

Sep 16, 2013
css in Middle East & Africa

tel aviv restaurants-still need help :-)

Please help. First let me say that I have been using chowhound to pick restaurants all over the world for years and have never had as much trouble as I am having in Israel. While I know peoples opinions can vary these reviews are seriously all over the place. One persons-best meal ever – is followed by -worst restaurant ever!
So here is revised my list. We have 4 nights one being on the day we land.

While I’m not looking to waste my money I am on vacation so don’t need ‘cheap’. Also having to make a reservation in advance is not a problem as I’m going in the end of October.
Like to experience a variety of atmospheres; hip, small chef driven, fancy, casual…
If I can walk from the Savoy, 5 Geula St., it’s a plus but not essential. I’m not interested in Asian food and a liquor license is a must! If I left off your fav feel free to add. Thanks so much.

Aria, Mizlala, Oasis, Popino, Shila.
Thinking of Kalimera for 1st night as it seems casual?

Sep 06, 2013
css in Middle East & Africa

jerusalem restaurants

Thanks! So do you agree that Dolphin Yam is mediocre?

And would you do either Mona or Macheyuda but not both?

Not really interested in Korean food. Or bacon. Imnot kosher but dont eat pork. Also, I dont need cheap, dont mind spending if its worthwhile.
We dont do planned sit down lunches so am mostly interested in dinner. Anything Im missing?

Sep 05, 2013
css in Middle East & Africa

restaurant advice needed -tel aviv

Thanks! I am getting confused between Night kitchen and kitchen market.
Will take Catit off as I dont love a set price menu. We dont do planned sit down lunches, just eat as we go. If Messa is worthwhile Im ok spending. Would prefer to avoid places that are $65/entree (mul yam) but other than than a little costly is ok- if worthwhile.
I will look into Shila, Aria,and kalimara and popina. Def want alcohol! What r your feelings on Herb Samuel?

Sep 05, 2013
css in Middle East & Africa

jerusalem restaurants

Similar to my tel aviv question!

We will be in Jerusalem at the end of Oct. and can use help narrowing down my restaurants. We love good food; I don’t eat meat or poultry but do eat fish and seafood. Husband eats anything.

Would like to experience different kinds of restaurants-don’t want to eat in the same atmosphere and same menu each night. We have 4 nights, one being a Friday, and another seeing the 7pm light show with Masada/Dead Sea day trip next morning.

Looking at Machneyuda, Adom, Mona, Scala,Dolphin Yam. What should I add/eliminate? Suggestions on order welcome also. We are staying at the Harmony 6 Yoel Moshe Salomon St, in the Nahalat Shiva neighborhood. Walking distance is a definite plus not required. Thanks!

Sep 04, 2013
css in Middle East & Africa

restaurant advice needed -tel aviv

We will be in Tel Aviv at the end of Oct. and can use help narrowing down my restaurants. We love good food; I don’t eat meat or poultry but do eat fish and seafood. Husband eats anything. Would like to experience different kinds of restaurants-don’t want to eat in the same atmosphere and same menu each night. Although we have 4 nights the first night we land (from the states) at 3:00 so expect to eat an early casual dinner and crash. Another night we will be doing an all day tour up north so again, may want something more casual though perhaps on the later side?

Looking at Catit, Messa, Herbert Samuel and Night Kitchen. What should I add/eliminate? Suggestions on order welcome also. We are staying at the Savoy, 5 Geula St. Walking distance is a definite plus not required. Thanks!

Sep 03, 2013
css in Middle East & Africa

israel late Oct-a few ?

Thanks to all. I dont speak hebrew, and live in the states, so not sure calling is an option...

Jul 23, 2013
css in Middle East & Africa

israel late Oct-a few ?

We (2 people) will be in Tel aviv & Jerusalem in late Oct. How far in advance should I book dinners? What time do people generally eat-like Europe closer to 9 or 10 or more like philly-7:30/8pm? Hate to eat in an empty restaurant!
No opentable in Israel so do you recommend emailing restaurants or asking hotel to do it? Thanks!

Jul 16, 2013
css in Middle East & Africa

Bistro Albertino wilow grove pa

A few months ago. Great food. Nothing fancy-small neighborhood place but yummy

Jul 10, 2013
css in Philadelphia

Maialino for non meat eater?

I don't eat meat but do eat fish and seafood. Would the menu be too impossible for me? Thanks

Jun 22, 2013
css in Manhattan

great meal at popolino!

4 of us went to Popolino last evening and had a great meal. It was quiet and we had wonderful service. We all got the touristo menu-4 courses for $40. Tons of choices, nothing was restricted and all thought it was plenty of food. Everything was delicious; highlights were the steak, lamb chops, pastas and fried cheese bread (sorry forgot name) . Will def return.

May 06, 2013
css in Philadelphia

Il circolo

On bond st. NoHo, near the Bowery.

Apr 21, 2013
css in Manhattan

Il circolo

Had a delicious meal at il circolo fr eve. Great pasta, drinks, cod fish app. At the people were incredibly nice. Can not remember being treated so kindly in a new yk restaurant! Free glass of processco because they kept us waiting.

Apr 21, 2013
css in Manhattan

Mother's Day near village for14pp?

Thanks to everyone for all the great suggestions. I think we got Gusto!

Apr 21, 2013
css in Manhattan

Mother's Day near village for14pp?

Thanks. Would love a private room without a set menu as need to accommodate eating tastes of 11yr old thru grandparents! Not so easy. dbgb set menu too limited, emailed events person at L'apicio as they wont sit 15 in main restaurant. Keep suggestions coming!
Can get Crispo-would be a long table in main restaurant, not ideal but...

Apr 17, 2013
css in Manhattan

Mother's Day near village for14pp?

We are looking for a restaurant that could take 14 of us on mothers day Sunday. A private room wd be great. And we wd like to be near the village or downtown. Thanks!

Apr 17, 2013
css in Manhattan

B&C Seafood Market report (by Laura plantation)

After visiting Laura plantation we stopped by here for lunch. 3 mins away.
Loved it! Total hole in the wall (but clean!). Waitress was sweet and took her time showing me how to eat crawfish. We shared 3 ibs of the crawfish boi, our first! Loved it! Delicious and fun.

Apr 11, 2013
css in New Orleans

GW Fins report

We ate at GW fins our last eve. Nothing to complain about but nothing memorable or special either which it should be in a great food city like New Orleans. Room was pretty, waitress was friendly and food was good. Someone (here?) described it as 'corporate' which I agree. Nothing felt personal or special or delicious...my advice, skip it.

Apr 11, 2013
css in New Orleans

Two dinners down, two to go

Ate first night at r'evoltion. One of the best meals ever. Shrimp and grits was amazing. The service was fantastic. Perfect yet very warm and friendly. Loved it all. Set the bar too high though!
Herbsaint was so disappointing. In many ways due to the total bitchiness of the waitress who was so annoyed by any and all questions. When my husband asked about a dish she said, I just told you that! If I wanted to be snapped at I could have stayed home with my teenager. The food was good but just nothing special or memorable.
Hoping coquette ( tonight) and GW fins do better.

Apr 07, 2013
css in New Orleans

Fast breakfast near Windsor court?

Thanks! Perfect suggestion. Ate there last two mornings(no take out on weekends) and it was good, fast and not expensive.

Apr 07, 2013
css in New Orleans

Fast breakfast near Windsor court?

We are not big sit down breakfast folks. Prefer to send husband out to bring back bagels and coffee to room which we eat while showering and dressing. Any place close by the Windsor court to do that? Thanks!

Apr 05, 2013
css in New Orleans

4 dinners selected-any last thoughts/critiques/ordering sugestions

Thanks! Love that expression

Mar 30, 2013
css in New Orleans

4 dinners selected-any last thoughts/critiques/ordering sugestions

Going this weekend. Dinner reservations at R'evolution, Herbsaint, Coquette, GW Fins, in that order.
staying at Windsor court, playing breakfast & lunch by ear.

Anything to add my loved chowhounds?

Mar 30, 2013
css in New Orleans

paris restaurant check!

they are in mid air right now but will pass along! Thanks.

Mar 14, 2013
css in France