p

pesto's Profile

Title Last Reply

Incoming ! - Boston to NYC - 'must stops' required !

Blumie, Right you are! Willowan, Do what Blumie said!

Feb 05, 2011
pesto in New York State (exc. NYC)

Recs for dorchester tonight????

Finally went to Tavolo. I will not return, The service was awful! Slow... and it appeared that our presence was an annoyance. Food was ok, really nothing special. Very disappointed.

-----
Tavolo
1918 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester Center, MA 02124

Feb 05, 2011
pesto in Greater Boston Area

6 burners vs. 4 + griddle

Please make sure you let us know what you decide! Enjoy the process. You will not make a mistake.

Feb 05, 2011
pesto in Cookware

6 burners vs. 4 + griddle

Great point. Keepemfed should examine his/her habits! Not for everyone!

Feb 02, 2011
pesto in Cookware

6 burners vs. 4 + griddle

While the top of stove griddles appear to work well, they are nothing compared to the in-stove griddle, in my humble opinion. I've had both and the stove griddle is wonderful. Beautiful even browning, no hot spots...Fabulous! As far as the grill, it causes a great deal of smoke! I have a very powerful hood, but when I use my grill pan, I have to turn it way the heck up, making for a very loud environment. Again, this is my opinion...just trying to present all sides to the OP.

Feb 02, 2011
pesto in Cookware

6 burners vs. 4 + griddle

Yes, I am happy with DCS. Great heat distribution and easy to clean. The simmer setting does a great job. Gentle even heat. I liked the Thermador but it makes a clicking sound while on simmer! I think it would drive me mad! :-)

Feb 02, 2011
pesto in Cookware

6 burners vs. 4 + griddle

I purchased my cooktop 5 years ago after what seemed like a ridiculous amount of research. I went with 36 in. DCS (now owned by Fisher and Paykel) 4 burner with griddle. All burners have 17,500 BTUs with 500 BTU simmer. We love the griddle and use it all the time for pancakes and grilled sandwiches. I don't use it for bacon because it is too messy to clean. I remember when it was delivered, I had buyers remorse about the griddle. It didn't take long to see that I made the right decision. I cook and entertain quite a bit and never once wished I had the 6 burners. ENJOY and good luck!

Feb 02, 2011
pesto in Cookware

Anything interesting to eat Brockton, MA

Chang Feng was sold. I wish it was still there. The food was fresh and delicious! Haven't tried the new owners...may have changed hands twice since Chang Feng closed.

Jan 30, 2011
pesto in Greater Boston Area

Lincoln Center Area

Thank you to all who took the time to answer. I have food for thought for other visits...we succumbed to the siren song of Rosa Mexicana. Yummy!

Dec 06, 2010
pesto in Manhattan

Lincoln Center Area

Thank you, Pan. Will check them out.

Dec 01, 2010
pesto in Manhattan

Lincoln Center Area

Just checked out the menu....YUM! Thank you for above reference. I'll check it out>

Dec 01, 2010
pesto in Manhattan

Lincoln Center Area

Low 20 entrees... will walk or cab a bit. Don't want to be in lower Manhattan.

Dec 01, 2010
pesto in Manhattan

Cooktop, wall ovens

Sorry... haven't been on lately. Ovens are working great after 5 1/2 years except the control panel went out. Will cost about $450 to fix. Yikes! Oven still works beautifully. I will fix eventually. I LOVE my ovens! Good luck! (I do not own stock.)

Nov 30, 2010
pesto in Cookware

Seeking real gingerbread

Ginger Bettys is the best. Don't know if it fits the bill of the original poster, but worth a visit. The Snaps are to die for!

-----
Ginger Betty's
215 Samoset Ave, Quincy, MA 02169

Nov 30, 2010
pesto in Greater Boston Area

Lincoln Center Area

Any dinner ideas that won't break the bank in this area. Adventurous palates...(Rosa Mexicana has been used up!) Help, please! Table for 6....

Nov 30, 2010
pesto in Manhattan

very tricky guest list...

I know I am late to the party, but, am I the only one who gets cold food (fries and other sides and dishes that are supposed to be hot) at Fat Cat? The only reason I return is because some friends like it and I don't want to be a pain. I always hope things will be different. Have mentioned this to management.

-----
Fat Cat
24 Chestnut St, Quincy, MA 02169

Apr 27, 2010
pesto in Greater Boston Area

A Slight Rant: Silly Pizza Rules

I feel your pain, schmoopy!

Apr 27, 2010
pesto in Not About Food

A Slight Rant: Silly Pizza Rules

Finally, someone who agrees with me that buffalo chicken does not belong on a pizza!...and blueberries do not belong in bagels. (I am so glad I got that off my chest.LOL)

Apr 25, 2010
pesto in Not About Food

THE VERY BEST chilaquiles

El Sarape-Weymouth landing. This place has delicious,fresh food. Chilaquiles-tasty!

Apr 25, 2010
pesto in Greater Boston Area

Quincy--theviewrestaurantandtavern.com

Go and sit at one of the high tops in the bar, order a burger, medium rare, sweet potato fries and a Harpoon IPA...YUM..........

Mar 22, 2010
pesto in Greater Boston Area

Quincy--theviewrestaurantandtavern.com

The person who owns it is extremely pleasant. I want to love it for his sake, but there is something missing. If you want good food on a golf course, go to The Tavern at Granite Links...YUM!

Mar 18, 2010
pesto in Greater Boston Area

Any update on Basta Pasta coming to Quincy?

I have never been to the Cambridge location, but it seems from the web site that there is no table service. Is that true and do you know if that will be the situation in Quincy?

Oct 11, 2009
pesto in Greater Boston Area

Source for boneless short ribs

Hilltop always has them when I am in the market for them. They have always been delicious, well marbled and the perfect size. Price is right,also.

Oct 11, 2009
pesto in Greater Boston Area

Top 5 spirits to have onhand in the kitchen???

Love it!

Sep 30, 2009
pesto in Spirits

Bummer clams at Tony's, Wollaston

Had fried clams again, and once again, they were perfect. Sweet and cooked to perfection. I just love the subjective nature of food! In fact, I am glad you'll be going to the Clam Box because that means less of a wait for me :)

Sep 10, 2009
pesto in Greater Boston Area

Top 5 spirits to have onhand in the kitchen???

Thanks...it gave me a giggle.

Aug 24, 2009
pesto in Spirits

Top 5 spirits to have onhand in the kitchen???

My mother
my father
Julia Child
my grandma
James Beard

Aug 21, 2009
pesto in Spirits

Bummer clams at Tony's, Wollaston

I'm with you. The bigger the belly, the better. (of course I'm referring to the clams, not myself.) Had a clam plate at Tony's about a week ago and had to restrain myself from moaning out loud. The clams were sweet, tender and perfectly fried. The bellies were large and bursting with flavor. I dream about their french fries. YUM

Aug 14, 2009
pesto in Greater Boston Area

Good, cheap eats near Twin Rivers, Lincoln, RI

Any suggestions for good, cheap eats near casino? Going to Doobey Bros.. Show is at 8 pm. Any help would be great. (Show is 8/21)

Aug 14, 2009
pesto in All New England Archive

Lettuce, do you cut or tear?

When I am in a rush, I buy a bag.

Jul 28, 2009
pesto in General Topics