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family li

Has anyone eaten at Family Li for lunch or dinner? I would love to hear any comments. Merci.

1 day ago
trav in France

family li

Many years ago we ate at Family Li in Beijing when it was in Li's home. We will be in Paris in September and recently learned they have opened a restaurant there. Do you recommend dining there? I know it's expensive with a set menu but they are willing to modify my non meat diet restrictions. Merci.

Aug 02, 2015
trav in France

Le Frank

Would you recommend eating dinner here on a Friday evening after visiting the Fondation?

Jul 16, 2015
trav in France

Charming lunch spot near Lincoln Center

Film Center Cafe inside the Bunin Movie Theater in 65th.

Jul 03, 2015
trav in Manhattan

Australasia

Yes we ate there last night and managed to get seated at 21:00. The crowd was on the young side but that didn't bother me. The food just wasn't great! Salmon on salmon sushi was mealy. Fried squid dish was under fried. The prawn and asparagus were well prepared and the salmon and black rice roll were ok. Liked the space.
We had some good food at Mr. Cooper's Garden tonight. Thank you for the other suggestions. Maybe next time!

Jun 28, 2015
trav in U.K./Ireland

Australasia

Will be in Manchester this weekend. Any opinions about the food etc. at Australasia. I was only able to get a 22:00 reservation. Thank you.

Jun 24, 2015
trav in U.K./Ireland

Chester city center

Thanks to both replies. We will try Porta and Joseph Benjamin on Thursday and Friday.

Jun 24, 2015
trav in U.K./Ireland

[Manchester, city centre] Sam's Chop House

Sorry it's for Chester and I reposted correctly.

Jun 22, 2015
trav in U.K./Ireland

Chester city center

Please recommend a restaurant that is a close walk to Crowne Plaza. Looking for fish,seafood, Asian, Italian but not meat. Liked Moules A Go Go. Thank you.

Jun 22, 2015
trav in U.K./Ireland

[Manchester, city centre] Sam's Chop House

Can someone recommend a fish, seafood, Italian, or Asian restaurant in City center close to Crowne Plaza. Liked Moules A GoGo. Thanks.

Jun 22, 2015
trav in U.K./Ireland

Authentic, reasonable Milanese in city center?

Just got back from a week in Milan and stayed in Center Storico so maybe I can help. I happened on sites Sauce Milan and Swide and got a lot of information about restaurants etc.
For lunch in the center try Paper Moon Via Bagutta 1. We ate dinner there but they are also open for lunch.
We also had delicious meals at the following restaurants where I think you would be fine dining alone.
Langosteria 10 on Via Savona.
Giacomo Arengario overlooking Duomo but food was good.
Alice the *Michelein in Eataly behind closed doors. Eataly in Milan isn't as touristy as NYC.

May 18, 2015
trav in Italy

Manchester and Chester dinner suggestions

Please recommend restaurants that serve good food including fresh fish. Higher end is fine with creative chefs and cool atmosphere. Close to city center in Manchester would be great too. Thank you.

May 07, 2015
trav in U.K./Ireland

Please help me dine in Tokyo

Please help me select places to eat that aren't more than a 15 minute taxi ride from Ritz Carlton Hotel. I will be visiting Toyko in mid May.
I am interested in Omakase sushi, kaiseki, tempura, and modern.
I have read about Narisawa, Nihonryori Ryugin, Harutaka, Teni-ichi, Sushi Iwa, Sushi Sawada, Yoshitake. Are any of those places with 15 minute cab ride? I am open to all suggestions and want to try places for soba and ramen too. Would you also comment on which places would be less expensive for lunch.
I would appreciate any comments and suggestions. Thank you very much.

Mar 26, 2015
trav in Japan

Dinner near SF airport

Thanks so much for the info.

Mar 15, 2015
trav in San Francisco Bay Area

Dinner near SF airport

South San Francisco. Thanks.

Mar 15, 2015
trav in San Francisco Bay Area

Dinner near SF airport

Any recommendations for dinners near airport. Staying at Embassy Suites and would take a taxi there. Thanks.

Mar 14, 2015
trav in San Francisco Bay Area

Looking for trendy atmosphere

Upland or Marta

Dec 20, 2014
trav in Manhattan

El Convento, San Juan, PR

They are all very average. If you are staying nearby, they are convenient.

Sao Paulo information please

Would like recommendations for restaurants in Sao Paulo for a February trip. Have read about Mani, Dom, Mocoto, Chou. I'm interested in great chefs and would prefer Japanese, fish, seafood, if possible.
Also if given the choice for hotels, does Emilano or Fasano come out ahead? Thank you.

Special occasion dinner in Manhattan but with teens!

Tao downtown--if they eat Asian food. The restaurant is gorgeous! Close by is Buddakan--also beautiful with Asian food. Toro in the same vicinity and although they have small plates, I wouldn't call them precious. All 3 of these restaurants are close to High Line teens might like.

Oct 19, 2014
trav in Manhattan

Ricette, The Gander, or ?

Ate in The Gander last night. If you sit in the back room in one of the corners, you would be able to hear each other talk. Food is very good and for the person who picks at greens, I would say to order the crispy calamari salad. Just a few scattered calamari on top of delicious greens nicely dressed.
By the way it's Recette!

Oct 08, 2014
trav in Manhattan

Acquolina Hosteria

Acquolina located on Via Antonio Serra 60.

Aug 21, 2014
trav in Italy

Acquolina Hosteria

Posted about a month ago for restaurants between Piazza del Popolo and Piazza di Spagna. Maybe I need to be willing to travel further. What is consensus for dining at Acquolina Hosteria? There is a lot of fish/seafood on menu which I like. How long a taxi ride is it from Via Babuino? Should I make the trip? Grazie.

Aug 19, 2014
trav in Italy

Barchetta - Stylish Seafood in Chelsea from Esca Chef

Had a completely negative experience when I ate dinner there a few months ago---tiny portions, way too expensive, a waiter who rushed us, a manager who constantly walked back and forth sneering at diners, etc. Very different experience at Esca and Il Pesce.

Aug 12, 2014
trav in Manhattan

Columbus Circle Restaurant

The Smith is on Broadway and 63rd. You can order a variety of dishes which wouldn't be too expensive. On a nice evening, it's pleasant to sit outdoors across from Lincoln Center.

Aug 12, 2014
trav in Manhattan

Eating between Piazza del Popolo and Piazza di Spagna in Roma

Staying on Via Del Babuino late September from Saturday to Tuesday. Have been to Rome many times and traveled to great restaurants all over the city. This time we want to dine within a 10 minute walking distance of Hotel Piranesi. We are interested in Italian food with emphasis on pasta and fish or shellfish--not meat. Any price and perhaps a hidden gem you may know about. Also wine bars or great pizza. Grazie.

Jul 20, 2014
trav in Italy

Excelsior Hotel or Phoenician in Valetta

Which hotel in Valletta, Malta would be closer to the best food opportunities?

Jul 15, 2014
trav in Italy

Valetta, Malta

Please recommend your favorite restaurants and hotels for a trip in September. Thanks.

Jul 15, 2014
trav in Europe

Cagliari in September

Any recommendations for all levels of Italian restaurants. Thanks.

Jul 14, 2014
trav in Italy

Sunday restaurant week dinner

Many restaurants are participating in Sunday dinners. Would love some current opinions on the following restaurants. Thanks.
Tribeca Grill
The Harrison
Barbounia
Benoit

Jul 10, 2014
trav in Manhattan