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What time does the music begin at Les Pipos?

Thanks, Parnassien - I understand.

Aug 30, 2015
RCF in France

What time does the music begin at Les Pipos?

Thanks all - Auvergnat clog-kicking music sounds like fun - one man with a guitar not my cup of tea. Perhaps I will just have to check it out to see who's performing.

Aug 30, 2015
RCF in France

What time does the music begin at Les Pipos?

Thanks, Ptipois, for the suggestion. I will look into La Taverne.

Aug 29, 2015
RCF in France

What time does the music begin at Les Pipos?

Thanks, Ptipois. I was thinking that it would be fun to hear the music - now I'm thinking twice about it.

Aug 28, 2015
RCF in France

What time does the music begin at Les Pipos?

I was thinking of making reservations at Les Pipos on a Friday night at 8:15, which according to their website, is the last booking they take. Is that too early to get to hear the music, which I understand is played every weekend? Does anyone know what time the music begins on Friday night? Thanks in advance for your help!

Aug 27, 2015
RCF in France

Please critique this itinerary - a week in Paris, restaurants in the 6th

Thanks sfcarole. The park sounds lovely.

Apr 10, 2015
RCF in France

Please critique this itinerary - a week in Paris, restaurants in the 6th

Thanks, Parnassien.

Apr 10, 2015
RCF in France

Please critique this itinerary - a week in Paris, restaurants in the 6th

Thanks sfcarole. I can read enough French that I know that I won't be going there.

Apr 09, 2015
RCF in France

Please critique this itinerary - a week in Paris, restaurants in the 6th

Trip Advisor shows La Cigale-Récamier as having closed. Does anyone know if that is accurate?

Apr 08, 2015
RCF in France

Buying cidre doux for tonight (preferably in UWS)

Does anyone know of a liquor store in Manhattan (preferably UWS) where I can buy sweet hard cider (cidre doux) for tonight? Thanks.

Dec 31, 2013
RCF in Manhattan

Armando vs. La Campana

I was somewhat disapppointed by La Campana. While the pasta was very good, the deep fried appetizers we got were greasy, and the desserts were so-so. Also, I was pretty shocked when they started to take my son's main course plate away while I was still eating. One of the things I hate in the U.S. is when waiters take away plates before everyone is finished eating, and this had never happened to me before in Europe. Also, I didn't like the fact that they wanted to put us near the restrooms when there were a number of better located tables, although they did move us when I requested it. Our reservation was for 9:00 pm, and many of the better located tables remained empty while we were there, so there really was no good reason for initially seating us by the restrooms.

Oct 22, 2013
RCF in Italy

Guidance requested re Dinner Hour in Venice

Thanks, barberinibee.

Aug 29, 2013
RCF in Italy

Guidance requested re Dinner Hour in Venice

Thanks so much for the feedback! Very helpful.

Aug 28, 2013
RCF in Italy

Guidance requested re Dinner Hour in Venice

Sorry -our postings crossed paths again re Bologna.

Aug 28, 2013
RCF in Italy

Guidance requested re Dinner Hour in Venice

La Bitta (Sat.), Osteria al Cantinon (Sun.), Alla Zucca (Mon.), Trattoria Bar Pontini (Tues.), Osteria - Enoteca Ai Artisti (Wed.)

For all of these, we want to eat outside, if possible. They were selected in part based on non-fish items (because of my non-fish eating son) and, in certain cases, canal-side dining. I know that 2 or 3 of them have seatings, and we plan on definitely going for the 9:00 seatings, as you suggested. We arrive on Fri., but since we will be jet-lagged, we're just going to find a pizza place in the Dorsoduro area and eat on the early side.

Since our last postings crossed each other, I will just repeat what I said above, which was that I was hoping you might also be able to guide me re dinner hours in Bologna for Thurs.-Sat.

Aug 28, 2013
RCF in Italy

Guidance requested re Dinner Hour in Venice

pbsf - in addition to my follow-up questions above re Venice, what would be the typical dinner hours for Bologna for Thurs.-Sat.? Thanks for your help.

Aug 28, 2013
RCF in Italy

Guidance requested re Dinner Hour in Venice

pbsf - thanks so much for replying. This is for 1 week from now. So for weekday meals, if we prefer to arrive when others are closer to the beginning of their meals, what would be a better time? 8:30? 8:00? And is Sunday night any different from other nights? Would Sunday be even earlier? Thank you.

Aug 28, 2013
RCF in Italy

Guidance requested re Dinner Hour in Venice

I was planning on making some restaurant reservations ahead of time for our trip to Venice. Can anyone give me some guidance for the usual dinner hour? I understand that people tend to eat a little earlier in Venice than in Rome or Florence. I usually like to reserve for 9:00 pm, and I notice that there are some places that have seatings for 7:00 and 9:00. For those places that don't have seatings, I assume 9:00 is okay for Friday and Saturday nights, but what about Sunday, Monday, or Tuesday nights? Is 9:00 too late? If we arrive at that hour, will others tend to be in the middle of or finishing up their meals? If so, I would rather eat a little earlier. Thanks for your help.

Aug 27, 2013
RCF in Italy

Three nights in Bologna

Thanks, turbowine - very helpful.

May 29, 2013
RCF in Italy

Three nights in Bologna

turbowine - thanks for your recommendations. Can you give any information on the per person cost for these restaurants?

May 29, 2013
RCF in Italy

Best food shops in Bologna

Try this website. It lists food shops by area, although, as a word of warning, a lot of times the site seems to go down.

http://www.bolognawelcome.com/en/shop...

Or just go to the home page at www.bolognawelcome.com/en and click on the links.

May 23, 2013
RCF in Italy

please help me make the most of a few hours in Bologna

Thank you, Barberinibee. Unlike the OP, I will have 4 days in Bologna, but I'm making a note of all of the information in your reply.

Feb 11, 2013
RCF in Italy

if you are going to Venice ..don't miss these 2 restuants!!!

You gave the price of the bill as $100 in Jan., 2011. Was this a typo, or did you last eat here 2 years ago? Thanks.

Jan 08, 2013
RCF in Italy

Crispy (but soft on the inside) Pan-Fried Noodles in Manhattan Chinatown (other than NY Noodletown)

Thank you all. Now I'll have to pick between the three recommended, and it won't be easy. I'm already tasting those noodles.

Dec 06, 2012
RCF in Manhattan

Crispy (but soft on the inside) Pan-Fried Noodles in Manhattan Chinatown (other than NY Noodletown)

I'm coming to NYC over the holidays and intending to have my annual fix of pan-fried noodles (preferably with barbecued pork). I usually go to NY Noodletown to satisfy my craving. However, I intend to eat out for Christmas dinner, and I suspect that NY Noodletown will be very crowded. So does anyone have any other recommendations for restaurants with good pan-fried noodles? I like them when they are crispy on the outside but soft on the inside. Only recs for Manhattan Chinatown please. Thanks for your help.

Dec 06, 2012
RCF in Manhattan

Paris Trip Report, heavy on the 7th...very long

Thank you so much. It is greatly appreciated.

Jun 05, 2012
RCF in France

Paris Trip Report, heavy on the 7th...very long

Cathleenmarie - thanks so much for your report. I enjoyed your descriptions and especially liked the fact that you posted prices. You mentioned you created a personal google map to plot pastry shops, chocolate shops and restaurants. Is there any chance you could post a link to it somewhere or somehow share it? Thanks.

Jun 04, 2012
RCF in France

Top Paris caves à manger?

In doing a search for wine bars, this place came up: Aux Tonneaux des Halles at 28,rue Montorgueil, 75001. Has anyone been here? If so, would you recommend it? Thanks.

May 12, 2012
RCF in France

Shop, lunch, sing and dance on rue Mouffetard, Sunday afternoons

Thanks all. If I miss it my first Sunday, I'll try again the second Sunday I'm there.

May 12, 2012
RCF in France

Shop, lunch, sing and dance on rue Mouffetard, Sunday afternoons

Mangeur - I'm getting to Paris mid-afternoon on Sunday. What time does the dancing end? Thanks.

May 11, 2012
RCF in France