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New pho place in Trenton

Anyone tried it?

Aug 14, 2014
annebw in New Jersey

Help...need ideas for one or two bite appetizers for Christmas Party

Honeydew with prosciutto - I saw one plate that had cubed honeydew with a scoop out of the top for the prosciutto to go in. Very attractive and tasty

Dec 02, 2013
annebw in Home Cooking

FODMAP free Thanksgiving ideas

On a FODMAP free diet and am looking for ideas for recipes that don't include any of the forbidden foods, including gluten, dairy, onions, garlic, mushrooms.....the list continues!

Nov 19, 2013
annebw in Special Diets

Food words and expressions in general use -list

Don't count your chickens before they hatch

Oct 18, 2013
annebw in Not About Food

Lunch in Yardley/Morrisville?

Charcoal is also very nice. Like the Yardley Inn, it sits on the Delaware River. The food is really creative and consistently good. At lunch, they have "standards" but done with a twist

Oct 05, 2013
annebw in Philadelphia
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Great Meals in Bethlehem PA

Beginning to plan for Parents' Weekend at Lehigh and am turning to my fellow chowhounds for restaurant recommendations....we've done Bethlehem Brew Works, Horns and Yianni's ....any other ideas?

Sep 09, 2013
annebw in Pennsylvania

the salad spinner: kitchen essential or waste of space?

Just bought a collapsible one - and love it. Stores flat and works well

Jun 13, 2013
annebw in Cookware

Vegan suggestions for Rosh Hashonna

I do a vegan stuffed cabbage that is really good.

Sep 10, 2012
annebw in Vegetarian & Vegan

Need place for latish (9 - 9:30pm) dinner within easy taxi drive from Convention Center

there's also Opa - a Greek place near Capogiro - also walking distance. Very cool vibe, pretty people and good food.

Aug 16, 2012
annebw in Philadelphia

Ocean City, MD All You Can Eat Crabs

We have gone to Hooper's (on the other side of the bridge) - great view and good crabs. We've also eaten at Higgen's and plan on trying Bahama Mama's this summer when we are down next week. We've gotten bushels of crabs from Bahama Mama's but only for take out. Crabs are always great.

Jun 25, 2012
annebw in Mid-Atlantic

Needing restaurant advice please

The Palm has a beautiful private room in the back - very Mad Men vibe! We had a great meal there...as I recall, you can order off the menu or set one for your guests. Great martinis

Jun 25, 2012
annebw in Philadelphia

Birthday dinner for my 15 year old daughter in Phila or New Hope area

Looking for someplace "hip and trendy" (her words!) for a family birthday dinner....in Philadelphia, New Hope or somewhere in Bucks - we live in Yardley. We are all adventurous eaters. Have done Distrito, Pod, El Vez, Opa - looking for some ambiance and good food. Thoughts?

May 29, 2012
annebw in Philadelphia

Dinner next Saturday w/ 5 Temple University Freshmen Women

how about Opa - new Greek place near El Vez - very urban hip vibe, great Greek food - and it's around the corner from Capogira for dessert.

Apr 24, 2012
annebw in Philadelphia

Restaurants in/near Bethlehem

we ended up eating at Horns - really funky and fun. Loved everything we had - felafel, Cubano and chicken tacos. The vibe was great and we all appreciated the organic emphasis. Will keep this list as I anticipate many trips to the area.

Apr 20, 2012
annebw in Pennsylvania

Restaurants in/near Bethlehem

My son will be attending Lehigh in the Fall....and I'm looking for restaurants in the area that are chow recommended....some high end, some just fun!

In the realm of fun - I heard a rumor of an Amish style place with outstanding fried chicken and pies...name, anyone?

Apr 03, 2012
annebw in Pennsylvania

Dinner with the family in Phila thursday evening

Family will be in Center City for an event Thursday afternoon - looking for something fun for dinner - two adults and two teens, rather adventurous - looking for an all around "experience," good food, fun ambiance. Don't want to break the bank and all will be in casual clothing.... Thoughts?

Feb 21, 2012
annebw in Philadelphia

Sesame PLace - Anything close to get food with kids?

A few miles away there is a great Mexican place, Cancun...very family friendly and good, fresh food. Highly recommend...especially over the chain restaurants. It's down the road in the shopping center with the IHOP and A-1 Japanese Steak House..

Oct 13, 2011
annebw in Philadelphia

Lunch in Yardley

A few ideas - Canal Street Grille - Greek based menu, lots of non-meat, reasonably priced. Continental Tavern - bar food, etc. Yardley Inn - more upscale, on the river - a great prix fix lunch menu. Charcoal Steaks and Things....hamburgers, etc. Christine's - Italian style....

let me know where you decide. We've had good meals at all of them!

Jun 07, 2011
annebw in Philadelphia

Pizza/Sub Shop In Ocean City MD

We like Billy's for subs.

Jun 03, 2011
annebw in Mid-Atlantic

Jelly Donuts or Sticky Buns, Ocean City, Md?

Another donut idea - the gas station on about 143rd street (it's next to a seafood market and near Phillips - the donuts are fried every morning - nothing fancy - plain, choco frosted with sprinkles and cinnamon - but really good. they're cakier and not as sweet as Fractured Prune.

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Fractured Prune
3073 Nutley St, Fairfax, VA 22031

Jun 03, 2011
annebw in Mid-Atlantic

Vegan / Vegan Friendly in Philadelphia / Bucks County

Just went vegan and looking for great places to eat out...

Feb 15, 2011
annebw in Philadelphia

Charcoal in Yardley

there were 5 of us - so we ate a good portion of the menu! We shared the duck quesadilla appetizer - not so impressive. I found the sesame crackers an odd choice. For entrees, the star of the evening was the roasted lamb shank with pea puree - outstanding! The scallops with the bbq risotto were large, sweet and well seared, the bbq risotto was just odd - it tasted more like tomato soup rice. The fried chicken was great; the trout was good but the outstanding part of that dish was the potato salad underneath - lemony! My daugter had the hamburger - really good and a bargain at $11. Dessert was a special, a deconstructed snickers bar - good but not a good value at $11 (seemed odd, with most of the entrees no higher than 25 or 26$). I would definitely go back - but they only change their menu twice a year ... and we ate many of the entrees.

Nov 28, 2010
annebw in Philadelphia

Charcoal in Yardley

ate there last week and would love to hear other reviews. Some dishes excellent, some needed seasoning...it's a young restaurant with lots of potential. Love having something like this in Yardley

Nov 28, 2010
annebw in Philadelphia

Restaurant for dinner near Academy of Music

we ate the pre-theater menu at Estia - it was great.

Nov 03, 2010
annebw in Philadelphia

Restaurant for dinner near Academy of Music

We're going to see "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me" tomorrow night and looking for a pre-theater meal? I'll take any recommendations....

Oct 27, 2010
annebw in Philadelphia

Looking for best pho in Philadelphia

Craving pho - where should I go?

Feb 09, 2010
annebw in Philadelphia

Recommendations for dinner near Blue Mountain Ski Area?

Try Platz's - near Kunkletown, at the entrance to the PA Turnpike...great wings, very casual, low key

Feb 23, 2009
annebw in Pennsylvania