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Thanksgiving. Restaurants in Yakima?

Does anybody have any recommendations for restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving in Yakima, WA in 2011?

Thanks!
gabe

Oct 18, 2011
grose in Pacific Northwest

Hot Basil Cafe - West Hartford

We prefer Thai Room in Shield Plaza on New Britain Avenue. Thai Room is my absolute favorite Thai menu in the area. I think you can still find the write-up on chowhound if you search for Thai Room and Hartford (?)

Feb 22, 2008
grose in All New England Archive

Hartford: West Wings on Prospect?

Has anybody tried West Wings, the new bar/grill on Prospect just south of Park in Hartford? It is owned by the Elbow Room people. I'm curious to hear whether the menu includes non-wing items, particularly vegetarian or seafood options.
Thanks!

Aug 15, 2007
grose in All New England Archive

Thai Room - W Hartford - visit summary

My wife and I are sort of vegetarians, in that we eat fish/seafood. If you don't worry about fish sauce, you will certainly love many delicious menu items at Thai Room. And, perhaps their vegetarian menu (back page!) means no fish sauce. Ask them-- the owner is a very friendly woman (and her husband is the chef).

Apr 29, 2007
grose in All New England Archive

AppleTree produce market in West Hartford

Great write-up! We love Apple Tree. The only problem I noticed is that there is no apparent organic produce. Other than that, I agree very much with your review.

Apr 23, 2007
grose in Southern New England

Thai Room - W Hartford - visit summary

We LOVE Thai Room (next door to A Dong market in Shield's Plaza). We've tried all other Thai restaurants in Htfd/WH/Glastonbury/etc., and we now go to Thai Room about two or three times per month. The service has greatly improved, and the food is outstanding, consistent and extremely fresh and tasty. Squid salad is tops, and the curries and noodle dishes and whole fish (and probably everything else) is superb. Highly recommended

Apr 21, 2007
grose in All New England Archive

Franklin Ave Hartford CT

Chale Ipanema has new owners

Mar 25, 2007
grose in All New England Archive

delicious korean in providence

Great review, sashimi73. I am jealous that you are able to walk to Solomon's! O, sweet Korean food!

Mar 07, 2007
grose in All New England Archive

delicious korean in providence

This place is terrific! We drive from Hartford to eat the fantastic stone pot bi bim bap (with tofu). Highly recommended.

Feb 20, 2007
grose in All New England Archive

Park Street, Hartford

In no particular order:

1. I highly recommend Pho Legal, on the south side of Park about 2 blocks east of Prospect Street. The place gets my vote for best Vietnamese in the area. My wife and I have eaten there several times, and we have been thrilled each time. I have to admit that I've only ordered tofu dishes, which are fragrant, extremely flavorful, steaming hot and low in price. Try the Tofu with lemongrass, for example. Wow! Prices are very low, service is professional and fast, and there is often Vietnamese television programming, which makes for a nice neighborhoody feel.

I should also note that the Vietnamese place directly across the street is also good-- I've been for lunch a few times and have been quite happy. The menu is a little more limited for vegetarians, though.

2. We have also tried 'O Camelo', which is a Portuguese restaurant on Park near S. Whitney. We've tried it twice, and it's one of those places that you _want_ to like, because the service is friendly and sweet and they certainly try hard. The french fries are great and the grilled seafood is pretty tasty, but the salad is iceberg/white onion and the bread is terrible (this indicates my bias against Portuguese bread-- it seems to generally resemble a hot dog bun, even at the terrific O Porto). To be fair, there is a lot of meat on the O Camelo menu, and I think it's impossible for me to give a full review of this (or any) restaurant without disclosing that I don't eat meat (although I do eat fish).

3. We have also tried The King and I Thai Restaurant on Park, and although it's fine, it has no chance in the competition against Thai Room (in Shields Plaza), which is absolutely the finest Thai in the area, or East West Grill, which is also excellent.

4. Additionally, I'm pretty sure that I went to a place on the corner of Park and Broad [?]-- much further east, toward downtown-- that has a cool selection of pre-made marinated seafood salads (and other food). It's usually crowded, but there is a counter facing the side street and it's a fun place to sit and eat and listen to the buzz.

Hope this is helpful.
Have fun!

Jan 31, 2007
grose in All New England Archive

New and Need Help Between Hartford & Springfield

Try the terrific Vietnamese food at Pho Saigon in Springfield. It's always delicious, the service is excellent, and there are always a lot of happy people eating there. The menu is rich and the prices are low. We drive from Hartford to eat there, and it's worth it.
398 Dickinson Street, Springfield, MA 01108
Tel: 413-781-4488

Jan 29, 2007
grose in All New England Archive

Downtown Hartford breakfast

Please see my recent post re: The Pantry

http://www.chowhound.com/topics/365345

Jan 29, 2007
grose in All New England Archive

The Pantry, Hartford CT

We had breakfast on Saturday at The Pantry on Capitol Street in Hartford, CT, and we were both really happy with the experience. The place was recently purchased by a young couple, at least one of whom is from Vermont (land of real maple syrup, Cabot butter, etc.), and it is warm and charming and somewhere between crunchy and hip, but clearly not pretentious. The place serves breakfast and lunch 6 days a week, and the menu is diverse and cool. I had a "Jalapeno Wrap", which consists of cage-free eggs, diced red/green peppers, onions and jalepenos (and cheese, although I didn't have cheese on mine), wrapped in high quality (rare these days) flour tortilla, lightly seared on the griddle, and served with two types of salsa, homefries, and cilantro garnish. My wife had two eggs over-medium, home fries and rye toast with butter. The food was served hot, it was obviously fresh, and it was really tasty. We were also the beneficiaries of the hosts' generosity: we were each given a small sample of Grandma's Oatmeal, which, with its cloves, cinnamon, and other spices, is unique and incredibly flavorful, and made us both seriously happy.

It's a cool place and the owners really seem to "get it". I very much hope it succeeds.

(We learned about the restaurant in the Hartford Courant: http://www.ctnow.com/dining/118781,0,...)

Jan 29, 2007
grose in All New England Archive

Anyone try "Abyssinian" in Hartford (ethiopian)?

I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the restaurant.

Regarding parking in the West End:

There is plenty of parking on Kenyon and Girard, which are the side streets running north from Farmington Avenue. Also, I think it's actually OK to park on the north side of Farmington itself, although nobody does so. I'm pretty sure that parking is permitted, but check the signs.

Jan 03, 2007
grose in All New England Archive

Decent and/or local chow in downtown Hartford?

Hi..

Quick update: Pastis is out of business.

If you're looking for French/Bistro, I'm not sure there is anything available. For something different, you might consider trying Feng on Asylum (excellent upscale asian bistro menu).

Oct 26, 2006
grose in All New England Archive

Anyone try "Abyssinian" in Hartford (ethiopian)?

We tried it recently and enjoyed the experience. I'm not an avid fan of Ethiopian cuisine (or perhaps I've never had awesome Ethiopean food). Abyssinian has a fairly small menu, the food served was well-presented and fresh (although not intensely flavorful, on the whole-- is this typical?) and the beer was cold. Nice outdoor seating possibilities for next spring/summer.

Oct 26, 2006
grose in All New England Archive