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Restaurant rec for a group of girls?

I should've been more clear, the 60pp does not include drinks, just food. Thanks for the recs so far! :)

Mar 27, 2012
yinyang in San Francisco Bay Area

Restaurant rec for a group of girls?

Hi everyone,

I was hoping you could possibly assist based on the following info:

-Group of 10-12 girls late 20s/early 30s.
-Set/tasting menu that is less than $60/person, before tax/tip (I'm thinking a set course to avoid less headache on the bill).
-Staying near Union Square
-Prefer a place where we can get dressed up (not clubbing attire), versus showing up in jeans/tennis shoes.

Thanks in advance!

Mar 26, 2012
yinyang in San Francisco Bay Area

San Marzano canned tomatoes in uk???

Hi! La Fromagerie in Marylebone have fresh San Marzano tomatoes, we bought some today!

Apr 29, 2011
yinyang in U.K./Ireland

Azul y Oro - how to get to the restaurant

Hi everyone!

I wanted to thank everyone for their restaurant recommendations during my recent stay in Mexico City. I had a chance to try Dulce Patria and Izote which I really liked. I also had a chance to re-visit Pujol, where I had JUMILES!!

The point of this post was that after many trips to Mexico City, I finally had a chance to go to Azul y Oro. I didn't have the slightest idea how arduous this journey would be on foot. We took the turibus from the auditorio which dropped us off at the plaza comercial perisur where we set off by foot to the restaurant. Lesson learned, this is probably not best place to go by foot! I posted better instructions for those who are as ambitious as us that want to go the restaurant by turibus. Overall it was a fun day exploring the UNAM campus and ending the trek with some delicious food! And we got to see Coyoacan afterwards by turibus! :)

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Mar 13, 2011
yinyang in Mexico

Mexico City restaurant that isn't Pujol

Hi everyone,

I've been to the DF a few times and have tried Contramar, Pujol, and Biko. Biko was a bit disappointing in terms of service. We had the tasting menu and they didn't really explain to us what we were eating (seemed easier to just have the menu in front of us).

Anyway, I loved Pujol the most. I was wondering if anyone has other recommendations similar to Pujol? If not, I'm definitely OK with having a second go at Pujol :)

We will be staying in the Polanco area for two weeks but only want to splurge on one really nice meal.

Thanks!

Jan 27, 2011
yinyang in Mexico

First trip to LA ... where to eat?

I agree on Kogi at Alibi. When my out of town friends visit LA, it's definitely a cheap and memorable meal!

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Kogi
Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles, CA

Dec 21, 2010
yinyang in Los Angeles Area

ISO Venezuelan style arepas in LA

This is great, I've been wanting to have some arepas in LA! Thank you!

Nov 13, 2010
yinyang in Los Angeles Area

LudoFriedChicken: A quick review

We happened to see the truck outside of Nijiya one night and tried the fried chicken. Didn't see what was so great about it. The sauces were tasty. Ludo's fried chicken was listed on LA Weekly's "99 things to eat in LA before you die." However, in LA I really don't think this is a top 99. I'd pick Honey's Kettle's or Kyochon first.

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Honey's Kettle
2600 E Alondra Blvd, Compton, CA 90221

Nov 13, 2010
yinyang in Los Angeles Area

Must Eats in Westside...Not too $$$$

I agree, Santouka isthe ONLY place to go for ramen in the westside

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Santouka
3760 S Centinela Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90066

Nov 13, 2010
yinyang in Los Angeles Area

Best SEAFOOD PASTA in LA & surrounding area??

For linguine with clams I love Marino off of Melrose Avenue. All of their pastas are great. Not too heavy and the pasta is al dente.

Aug 20, 2007
yinyang in Los Angeles Area

Recommendations for well-made cocktails?

Lola's is a must for all sorts of martinis!

Aug 01, 2007
yinyang in Los Angeles Area

Birthday dinner party

The thai restaurant that is on the second level of the Thai Plaza. It used to be called Jinda Thai. It's on Hollywood Blvd and east of Western Avenue. I've had a party of 20 there and they have live thai music. Sometimes they'll even have an Elvis impersonator, maybe they'll let you sing on stage too. Parking is available in the Thai Plaza and is free. The entrees range from 9 to 14/plate, depending on the entree.

Jul 31, 2007
yinyang in Los Angeles Area