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Any great food in Chandler?

Pho Chandler 4055 S Arizona Ave, Chandler, AZ 85248 is good too.

Sushi Room and Mikado Sushi - both of off Queen Creek

Sep 11, 2013
tivon in Phoenix

Dim sum on weekday?

We are staying in the downtown (west end) area. We won't have a car so hopefully somewhere not too far or easy to reach by public transport.

I know there are a lots of posts on the "best" dim sum, but I'd appreciate your thoughts :)

May 13, 2013
tivon in B.C. (inc. Vancouver)

Dim sum on weekday?

I'm wondering if the dim sum availability/variety is the same on weekdays as on weekends? We are visiting Vancouver at the end of May and trying to decide when to do for dim sum.

Thanks!

May 11, 2013
tivon in B.C. (inc. Vancouver)

Chickpea flour

Any ideas for where I can find this? Looked in Sprouts and Fry's with no luck.

Apr 17, 2012
tivon in Phoenix

Best Philly in town

Have you tried Forefathers? http://forefatherssteaks.com/

Dec 17, 2011
tivon in Phoenix

Healthy and quick lunch in Chandler?

How about the Whole Foods - there are lots of great options there, you can dine in or take out. Next to it is also Paradise Bakery. Along Alma School are several spots including Saigon Pho, On Chandler Blvd across from the mall (next to Great Indoors) is Thai Cafe which has a cafeteria style line as well as order off the menu.

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Saigon Pho
1381 N Alma School Rd Ste 3, Chandler, AZ 85224

Feb 02, 2011
tivon in Phoenix

China Magic Noodle House

I've been twice, try the hand pulled, with ground pork noodles. Also check out the board for specials, which is where you might find the vegetables...

Dec 16, 2010
tivon in Phoenix

Lunch near Musical Instrument Museum (near Tatum & 101)

We are heading up to the new MIM museum and are looking for lunch recommendations - there appear to be lots & lots of chain places nearby. Anything non-chain & tasty in the area?

Aug 20, 2010
tivon in Phoenix

Denver - good eats near Convention Center

Thanks for all the ideas. I ended up having lunch (buffet) at LIttle India which was nice, a dinner at 9th Door - tapas which was really good and I ended up there at happy hour so they had great prices. I also at at Marlowes and Paramount Cafe which are kind of similar in my mind, and were both good. The other thing I ate a lot of was salads - Denver seems to have a lot of pick your own salad places, which were good for quick healthy food. Finally I had breakfasts at the Corner Bakery and at a chef place also on 16th street. Prices are pretty high overall, but normal for a downtown/convention type area.

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9th Door
1808 Blake St, Denver, CO 80202

Corner Bakery Cafe
500 16th St Ste 150A, Denver, CO 80202

May 27, 2010
tivon in Mountain States

Denver - good eats near Convention Center

Thanks everyone!

May 14, 2010
tivon in Mountain States

Denver - good eats near Convention Center

I'm looking for any asian or other type ethnic - entrees hopefully less than $15 for dinner and less than $10 for lunch as I'm on a limited budget. Not too interested in burger and other chain food which is normally what one finds near a convention center.

Most days I'll be pretty busy - esp during lunch - so any recommendations for places close to the convention center would be appreciated.

May 04, 2010
tivon in Mountain States

Denver - good eats near Convention Center

I'm going to be in Denver at the end of May for a convention, and am seeking recomendations of good places near the convention center. I won't have a car, so either walking, public transportion or even a cab (hopefully not). Ethnic/asian food and/or local great spots would be appreciated!

Thanks!

May 01, 2010
tivon in Mountain States

Dining recomendations for Mall of America (MSP)?

Thanks everyone. We'll be arriving in MSP around 2 PM so perhaps the park and Sea Salt will work for us. We'll enjoy being outdoors - coming from AZ at this time, you can't spend more than 5 minutes outdoors without begging for mercy...

Jul 20, 2009
tivon in Minneapolis-St. Paul

Dining recomendations for Mall of America (MSP)?

Thanks! We only have a few hours in MSP airport, and rather than hang around the airport, we thought we'd either go to the MOA or to a near by park (Minnehaha park) depending on our mood and the weather...

Jul 20, 2009
tivon in Minneapolis-St. Paul

Dining recomendations for Mall of America (MSP)?

We'll be at the MOA during a layover at the airport next Friday. Any recomendations for where to eat an early dinner?

Thanks!

Jul 18, 2009
tivon in Minneapolis-St. Paul

phx - crooked sky farms last day at the dt farmers market

Do you mean at the corner of Southern & 40th street near the Walgreens? There is a farm there and a stand but we've never seen anyone sell anything there. More info would be great as this is down the street from us!

Jun 14, 2009
tivon in Phoenix

West of Western 2009

This was our 4th year attending, and we really enjoy the event. Its much more fun (although also costly) than say the Scottsdale food festival. Each booth was from a great restaurant - Taco Bell is not an exhibitor :) I also agree with getting there early - a bit after opening so everything is up and running but no long lines. The location at the art museum is great since you can take a break from the food and go inside to see the art. (When the event was at the AZ center, we went to see a movie in the middle..)

Mar 21, 2009
tivon in Phoenix

Spanish/Tapas restaurants in Denver

I'm looking for a great Spanish/Tapas restaurant in Denver. I'll be there next week with my sister, and would like to take her to a Spanish restaurant. (We tried to do this during a vacation in NY and its the one thing we didn't get to :)

Thanks!

Mar 21, 2009
tivon in Southwest

Decent Chow on 10 between Blythe and Phoenix?

I posted same question a few weeks ago and took the advice and packed a lunch. However if you can snack on the way and get closer to LA... try http://dintaifungusa.com/ which had great dumplings. More info on the California board.

Jan 03, 2009
tivon in Southwest

Phx to LA trip - need good place to stop for lunch on the way

We are heading to LA this Sat and its been many years since we've made the trip by car. Any recomendations for places to stop for lunch on the way?

Dec 18, 2008
tivon in Southwest

Dinner & Dancing this Sat in Phoenix - Need Ideas

Any ideas on a place to go with my husband for a good dinner and some dancing in the Phx area this Sat? We;'ve been to Johny's Uptown but weren't impressed with the food or the entertainment. Any other spots? Has anyone been to Wrigley's Mansion?

Thanks!

Jul 24, 2008
tivon in Southwest

Anyone visited Cork Restaurant in Chandler, AZ?

Has anyone been here yet? Menu looks interesting but pricy and the one web review I found listed mediocre service and small portions.

http://corkrestaurant.net/home/

Thanks!

Jun 17, 2008
tivon in Phoenix

Anything comparable to Eden's Grill in the East Valley??

Also, Effes Turkish Cuisine

May 26, 2008
tivon in Southwest

PHX - intimate celebratory dinner

How about Quiescence? Great for a vegetarian and very quiet (I don't even think they have music).

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Farm At South Mountain
6106 S 32nd St, Phoenix, AZ 85042

May 26, 2008
tivon in Southwest

Santa Fe Recomendations - High & Low end

Thanks for all the advice. We had a great time and food in Santa Fe. We ended up going to dinner at Cafe Guadalupe - great NM style food, reasonable prices. Chocolate Maven for brunch - very good food - excellent hot chocolate. Urban Pizza for take out pizza - nice pizza - very long wait. Tea House for lunch - nice food, expensive tea (up to 28 a CUP). Jinja for dinner - try the shaken beef. Pyramid Cafe in Los Alamos - a mediternian cafe - very reasonable prices, good food. San Svastian - more upscale NM food - we really enjoyed the food (chile raviolis!!) and had great service and finally back in ABQ - La Placita in the old town area.

Mar 16, 2008
tivon in Southwest

Santa Fe Recomendations - High & Low end

We'll be heading out to Santa Fe in mid March and I wanted to get some recommendations from the board. A search of past postings showed a lot of comments re high end places, but any ideas on lower cost places for lunch or dinner? Also, we'll be driving back and forth from Albuquerque to the airport, any ideas for places to stop by on the way or near the airport? Thanks!

Feb 14, 2008
tivon in Southwest

Laveen/Litchfield Recommendations

Not exactly Laveen but not far is Spokes Restaurant just north of the northwest corner of Central and Dobbins in Phoenix (right behind the Circle K). This is a casual, burger and health food type place.

Dec 18, 2007
tivon in Phoenix

Great food near Kierland Commons?

Thanks everyone for the recommendations. I ended up making a reservation at Binkleys which I realized was really not that far from our hotel. We might end up going to Muze for lunch the next day just so I can finally check it out after getting so many emails from the owner's email list about the new place.

Dec 01, 2007
tivon in Phoenix

Great dinner at Golden Budda

We just came back from a great dinner at Golden Budda. I've noticed some bad reviews for dim sum there - I haven't been in a while for dim sum so I can't comment, but the dinner was wonderful. We had some relatives in town and were celebrating birthdays so we ordered more entrees than usual including a Peking Duck. The duck was great - served in three courses - crispy skin with steamed buns, soup and as lettuce wraps. We also had shrimp Hong Kong style, chicken and eggplant hot pot, Kung Pao shrimp and baby bok choy (with shrimp paste sauce).

Everything we had was very nice, service was very attentive. To add to the ambiance, there were two piano players, who played an array of classical and light tunes - which our relatives really enjoyed.

Dec 01, 2007
tivon in Southwest

Great food near Kierland Commons?

Will be taking my husband out for his birthday dinner in early December on a Sat. night and we'll be staying at a hotel near Kierland Commons. Any recommendations for a great place near there? French food would be a plus.

We've eaten at Zinc Bistro several times and love it, but I was thinking of trying for someplace new. I'd prefer a stand alone place, not in a hotel if possible. Has anyone tried Muze Lounge? I get the emails from the owner, but haven't been there (went to his old locations called Fosters).

Thanks!

Nov 19, 2007
tivon in Phoenix