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Great Sangria

El Faro makes truly excellent sangria.

Aug 25, 2006
nicki in Manhattan

Romantic Indian?

I think Banjara is quite nice as well

Aug 25, 2006
nicki in Manhattan

Help! Non-Drinker Needs to Buy Good Scotch!

My choice scotch is Laphroig- unique and smoky and an excellent gift.

Aug 03, 2006
nicki in Spirits

Bland Vegitarian

If you want bland vegetarian, you won't find "better" than Zen Palate. Bon appetit!

Aug 03, 2006
nicki in Manhattan

fondue???

I had some very good fondue at Dylan Prime a month ago (and, of course, you can't beat Artisanal)...

Aug 03, 2006
nicki in Manhattan

It's so hot and I cannot find ice cream....

I think there's a Baskin Robbins on 2nd Avenue around 23rd?

Aug 03, 2006
nicki in Manhattan

Chicken sashimi

Wrathofcannes, did you mean to be funny when you said "gut feeling"? Because it is funny.

Aug 03, 2006
nicki in Manhattan

Amazing, Creative and simple dishes??

I had a great dish at Prune recently - it was shrimps with the heads on with an anchovy sauce. I can't tell you how much I enjoyed this dish. Highly recommend it (and Prune, in general).

Jul 22, 2006
nicki in Manhattan

Fondue Set?

Anyone recommend a good fondue set for home use? You know...one that won't burn the house down?

Jul 22, 2006
nicki in Cookware

Anyone tried Lichido?

I've known about Lichido for months now and it seems the media is just finding out about it. Maybe it's a New York thing. The stuff is simply delicious. I highly recommend it, especially to people who love lychee nuts (and drinking, of course).

Jul 22, 2006
nicki in Spirits

What to make with leftover dark rum?

Ooh, I like the Goombay Smash idea. I think I'll whip some up tonight!

Jul 22, 2006
nicki in Spirits

The Fine Wines of China

Perhaps we need to define the term "fine"...

Jul 22, 2006
nicki in Wine

Good to great California rieslings?

I personally like the Beringer Johannisberg Rieslings. Peachy and aromatic and just shy of dry.

Jul 22, 2006
nicki in Wine

Aphrodisiac Foods

Oysters, Cavoiar, Lychees, Chocolate

Jul 22, 2006
nicki in General Topics

World's Worst Products - Canned whole chicken

Umm..Spam.

Jul 22, 2006
nicki in General Topics

Your favorite confection?

Madeleine Cookies-the lemony kind.

Jul 22, 2006
nicki in General Topics

Favorite Diet Sodas?

COKE ZERO!!! I'm amazed that not more people wrote that. It tastes almost exactly like Regular Classic Coke.

Jul 22, 2006
nicki in General Topics

Strangest chow you've eaten?

I was offered rat fire-roasted on a stick in a remote village of Chiang mai, Thailand. I declined,though..

Jul 22, 2006
nicki in General Topics

Anyone been to Salt on MacDougal?

Excellent place. Real good home-cooking with unique combinations and flavors. Very friendly host/owner, as well. And good wine selection.

Jul 22, 2006
nicki in Manhattan

New York Restaurants - with kids?

Mars 2112 is pretty much made for kids...there are rides into space and martians serving dinner.

Jul 22, 2006
nicki in Manhattan

delicious cocktails near union square

Republic has some decent martinis, as I remember. So does Coffee Shop.

Jul 22, 2006
nicki in Manhattan

Pure Food and Wine

I was there a few months ago. I found it pretentious and unfulfilling. And most of the dishes were not that tasty. Next up- Unpure Victuals and Booze!

Jul 22, 2006
nicki in Manhattan

Omakase for Anniversary?

Nobu is still my favorite.

Jul 22, 2006
nicki in Manhattan

Best Thai in Manhattan?

Holy Basil, Kittichai, and Prem-on-Thai (small but good). I haven't yet tried Pam Real Thai but I've heard good things..

Jul 22, 2006
nicki in Manhattan

Best Bread and Butter?

I recently had very good buttermilky buns at Craftsteak. I also like the little Brazilian cheesbreads at Churrascaria Plataforma. I fill up on them every time, despite promising myself not to.

Jul 22, 2006
nicki in Manhattan