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APDC-Montreal

Merci

APDC-Montreal

Merci beaucoup, Maximillen.

Any suggestions?

Best Croissant I've ever had

BTW, the VERY best pain au chocolat in NYC, and as good as almost all in France, is to be found on LaGuardia Place just south of Washington Square Park at Mille Feuille. They are als sold at Bee's Knees on West 10th Street off of 6th Ave.

APDC-Montreal

My wife and I would like to try the famous Au Pied de Cochon BUT we will be arriving in Montreal next Wednesday 8/7/13 for 4 nights and don't have/can't get a reservation and also do not eat either meat or poultry. My questions are:
1-Can you eat at the bar there without reservations? We would be happy to get there when it opens,even at 5:00.
2-Is there enough in the way of seafood and/or veggies there plus dessert to eat for us?
Thank you!

Montreal for Four Nights

Thanks everyone for their great recs! If anyone is coming to NYC and I can help, post away!

Lee Garden in Montreal

Merci! One can always hope!

Lee Garden in Montreal

I live in New York City and have been unable to find Chinese food there to rival Toronto's Lee Garden. Anything close or even better in Montreal?

Montreal for Four Nights

My wife and I will be visiting Montreal for four nights next month and will be staying at a B&B in the Plateau . We do not eat either meat or poultry. We eat everything else-seafood, veggies, etc. As we live in NYC, we seek out interesting, not necessarily expensive, food. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Merci/Thank you!

Go-Go's in South Beach

While recently on vacation in South Beach, I was tipped off by friends who live there to check out Go-Go's, an unpretentious place located next to a laundermat. I had been looking for a resto that was very health conscious with a locally-influenced and reasonably priced menu. I found it in spades. Go-Go's is an establishment that Michael Pollan could love- healthy-version empanadas, great salads and imaginative sandwiches-all made with healthy and apparently locally sourced ingredients. The clientele appeared to be primarily locals who were into this type of considered eating. I only wish that this place would open locations in New York and elsewhere!

Check out the South Beach Salad , the eggplant parm empanadas and the banana empanadas!

If anyone knows of any like establishments in SoBe, I would appreciate the same.

Cantonese (like Lee Garden in Toronto)

Thanks to all. Your great replies will go a long way towards improving American-Canadian relations! :-)

Dec 03, 2009
JohnBoy in Manhattan

Cantonese (like Lee Garden in Toronto)

My wife and I have visited friends in Toronto the last few summers. Each time, our Canadian friends took us to a great Chinese (Cantonese,I think) restaurant called Lee Garden.

We will be entertaining our Canadian friends (and a few Canadian friends of theirs) in New York in December. Probably 8+ persons. We are looking for a rootsy, Chowhoundish-nothing fancy-but real good and authentic cuisine at a reasonable price...family style service etc. Chinatown would be great.

Any help will be greatly appreciated!!!

Nov 30, 2009
JohnBoy in Manhattan

Spaghetti Alla Ricchi in Rome

Thaks to all. Now I know that it is spelled "Ricci"!

What do sushi bars in Rome do for uni? :-)

Chowhound rocks!

Sep 18, 2009
JohnBoy in Italy

Venice Fot Three days for the Biennale

Many thanks to all!

I hope I can reciprocate someday to inquiries about New York or coastal Delmarva in the USA.

Sep 18, 2009
JohnBoy in Italy

Rome-One Week

Many thanks Steve H. !

Sep 18, 2009
JohnBoy in Italy

Venice Fot Three days for the Biennale

Any recommendations of small seafood/vegetarian -friendly Chowhoundish, slow foodish restos in Venice for next month will be greatly appreciated.

Sep 17, 2009
JohnBoy in Italy

Spaghetti Alla Ricchi in Rome

A few years ago, my wife and stumbled into a little trattoria in Palermo, Sicily and enjoyed super spaghetti all ricchi ( sea urchin). We would love to try the same in Rome. Any help will be appreciated.

Sep 17, 2009
JohnBoy in Italy

Rome-One Week

My wife and I will be in Rome for one week next month. This will be my wife's first time ever in Rome and , in my case, not in the last 30 plus years.

We enjoy small, relatively inexpensive restaurants of the slow food, Chowhound variety.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Chowhound rocks!!

Sep 17, 2009
JohnBoy in Italy

Fresh Pasta?

Da Andrea on West 13th (5th-6th) has great and very reasonably priced fresh homemade pasta!

Jul 13, 2009
JohnBoy in Manhattan

Keste Pizza on Bleecker

If you want to start a food argument with a New Yorker,bring up the subject of Pizza.

Simply put, I have now been to Keste twice-IMHO,it rocks in every category!!

May 20, 2009
JohnBoy in Manhattan

Good storefront restaurant in Greenwich Village

While I have never found the owner to be rude(just effusively outgoing),the food there is just OK. I would recomend Da Andrea, great ,reasonably priced Italian cuisine in a nice setting with a friendly staff. It is located on West 13th,between 5th and ^th across from the Quad movie theater. Another option would be Malatesta on Christopher St. ,near Washington St-again great Italian,etc.

May 20, 2009
JohnBoy in Manhattan

Cafe de Bruxelles-an old friend

Always good ! Start with the Endive Salad. Share an order of Moules/Frites (its huge!) and finish up with a slice of the Belgian Chocolate Cake. Don't forget to try one of their great selection of Belgian beers as well.

Mar 31, 2009
JohnBoy in Manhattan

Martinique Sugar Cane Syrup

Many thanks!

Jan 06, 2009
JohnBoy in Manhattan

Martinique Sugar Cane Syrup

Could you provide a specific address please ? many thanks.

Jan 06, 2009
JohnBoy in Manhattan

Martinique Sugar Cane Syrup

Does anyone know where I can buy this in New York. It is used for making 'tit Punch, a popular drink in the French West Indies.

Jan 05, 2009
JohnBoy in Manhattan

Patisserie Claude "under new management"

What a relief !!!!
The world's very best pain au chocolate ! I am optimistic that Pablo will keep up the high standards. He worked side by side with Claude for many years.
Whoever first notices the re-opening, please post the same.

Oct 30, 2008
JohnBoy in Manhattan

Four Days in October in Montreal

Bonjour,

My wife and I and another couple will be visiting Montreal next Friday for four days. I do not eart meat or poultry,but love seafood, veggies, etc. All of us love small, inexpensive ethnic restaurants. Any recommendations will be greatly appreciated.

Merci !

Calvin Trillin Food Walk

Does anyone know the 35 stops made by Mr. Trillin and his cohorts ?

Oct 07, 2008
JohnBoy in Manhattan

South Beach-Pain au Chocolat

Please recommend the best place to get fresh pain au chocolat and croissants in the morning in South Beach. Thanks!

Mar 01, 2008
JohnBoy in Florida

South Beach -Help!!!

My wife and I will be visiting South Beach for a week in March and will have a car. We live part of the time in Greenwich Village and like to frequent small, moderately priced restaurants, especially ethnic places. While we do not eat meat or poultry, everything else goes.

Any recommendations will be appreciated.

Feb 26, 2008
JohnBoy in Florida

Good Indian catering needed for memorial reception (reasonably-priced)

My condolences. Try Lassi on Greenwich Ave ,near 10th.

Sep 25, 2007
JohnBoy in Manhattan