What should I serve as dessert after a heavy risotto dinner? [more inside]
NYC Food Filter: I am leaving New York City and want to get some great Italian food in the Bronx's version of Little Italy on Arthur Avenue before I go. What are your favorites? [more inside]
While visiting San Antonio last month, I ate at Liberty Bar on Metafilter's recommendation and fell deeply in love with their warm lentil salad. I would love to recreate it at home for a fantastic winter dinner. Please help me do so. [more inside]
Where can I make a last minute (Saturday, 7PM) dinner reservation for a group of 15 in NW DC? My original plan fell through! [more inside]
Where to go for a fancypants Montreal dinner on short notice? Details inside... [more inside]
New Orleans Thanksgiving for out of towners? Restaurant recommendations needed! [more inside]
Looking for a caterer for a small dinner party at a house in Napa THIS weekend. Either Saturday or Sunday, 6-8 people, near Silverado, no dietary restrictions. What options exist, or where would be a good place to look?
I'm a complete novice cook, but I'm cooking salmon tagliatelle for my girlfriend on her birthday. I've made it twice for myself but I think it could be better... [more inside]
How far ahead can I buy farmer's market produce? [more inside]
When someone invites you to dinner or a party at their house, is there a tactful way to indicate that you can't bring anything, or to prevent them from asking? [more inside]
Making dinner tonight for a lady friend - Need suggestions! [more inside]
What is a proper gift to bring a same-sex Parisian couple when invited to dinner? [more inside]
Teach me how to be a great host. I'm hosting a dinner party for my SO's birthday in September. Give me some tips to make everyone (including the birthday boy and ME) feel relaxed and happy. [more inside]
Bachelor weekend in Vegas - looking for a place that has great food and scantily clad waitresses. Not a strip club. Better than Hooters. Would be eating dinner there. [more inside]
Seeking great food in Frederick, MD area! We're looking for one or two tasty places to 'cater' (i.e., takeout) our small, laid back rehearsal dinner north of Frederick. Preferably casual food with a regional flavor. The internets are not offering up a lot--can you help? [more inside]
CoolCasualNotExpensiveEatinginDallasFilter: Its my wifes bday today and a few of us want to go out to dinner to celebrate. Unfortunately none of us have alot to spend. Any Suggestions? Looking for a cool place to eat with good food, good drinks, and good atmosphere. We are coming from Richardson also so we dont want to drive to far. No further than downtown. Thanks in advance. Also....The average age of all of us is 31.
I'm 25 and starting to cook - What? Where do I get it? Why? [more inside]
DFWAnniversaryFilter: Poor planning on my part but its me and the old ladys 8th year anniversary. Im struggling with a place to take her to dinner tonight, i could use any and all suggestions. We love Roy's in Plano however i was just trying to think outside of the box a bit. BTW...We are located in N. Dallas around the 75/190 area.
I'm looking to make an April Fool's day dinner, where dinner looks like dessert. We already have the idea of a meatloaf "cake" with mashed potato icing. Do you have any ideas for side dishes that also look like dessert?
In addition to the main (meat or fish) part of the main course, what else should there be in an ordinary weekday family evening meal (excluding appetizer and dessert)?
When I was growing up, I think we usually had meat and two vegetables, one of which was usually (but not necessarily) a generic starch: potatoes or rice. Now I'm not so sure. [more inside]
Where's a good place to hold a casual, catered event for about 30 people in Rochester, New York? [more inside]
What should we cook for dinner tomorrow? We're vegetarians, bored of curry, chilli and pasta with sauce. [more inside]
I need more ideas for "game night" food! I've done curry and chili in the past, and am tossing around lasagna and gumbo as possibilities in the future, but want more options. Since every cooking question is special, there is [more inside]
PorkFilter: give me your recipes for our tasty piggy friends. [more inside]
I work three nights a week. What can I bring for dinner? I love to cook, but I can't seem to come up with dinners that are small and easy to pack, don't require refrigeration, and are moderately healthy. [more inside]
I have in my possession a large cut of beef called a round roast. What is it (pot roast, maybe?) and how do I cook it - tomorrow? [more inside]
RestaurantFilter: Restaurant Recommendations for NYC on Saturday evening (13Dec2008), around the Broadhurst Theatre - near W44th St. (more inside) [more inside]
How can I have a Christmas dinner delivered anonymously? [more inside]
I want to give dinner parties! But I don't know how. Please give me all your tips and secrets. Three limitations: I am not a fabulous cook, and don't have a ton of free time, and my social group is really diffuse (ie most of my friends only know me and none of my other friends).
What's a not so expensive place to eat on a Sunday night, 9PM close to Madison Square Garden? I know you want to say Korean - but it's not an option. [more inside]
Menu/recipes for a cooking party? [more inside]
I need your recommendations for steakhouses in the D.C./Northern Virginia area. [more inside]
What is this drawing/painting/print I saw? It is in Grendel's Den at Harvard Square. It involves dog and a fancy dinner. [more inside]
I've begun to dread eating dinner in my apartment, thanks to my frisky cat and lack of proper eating space. What can help? [more inside]
How to turn East Village apartment into 'speakeasy joint' for dinner parties [more inside]
We're looking for dinner music for our wedding reception in a week! More behind the cut... [more inside]
I'm planning a wedding rehearsal dinner for about 100 guests. Besides the usual wine service I'd like to do something different and do a beer pairing menu. There are four courses total, but guests have multiple options for each course. I think the logistics of serving will limit us to one beer (about 6 oz) per course regardless of food selection, which is the tricky part. [more inside]
Who and how much should I tip at a catered dinner event that I planned? [more inside]
My sister and I would like to take our mom out for dinner on Mother's Day. My sister is moving to Des Moines that day, and doesn't know anything about the area yet. My parents will be coming out to help with the moving, and I'll be making the trip as well, but the morning is going to be filled with driving a moving truck, so we'd like to do dinner. Any suggestions on a nice, interesting place to take her? We're open on cuisines.
Recommendations for dinner near-ish the Pantages Theater in LA? [more inside]
Help me come up with a name for a spring fundraiser dinner for a farm alliance [more inside]
Help me match meat dishes.. [more inside]
I will be hosting a Japanese dinner party on Sunday night. What should my main course be? [more inside]
Should I bring wine to a "communal dinner?" [more inside]
What's on the dinner table at your Polish Easter celebration? [more inside]
A few years ago, I read about a dating service in NYC where potential mates got together for some sort of dinner or dinner party. At the time, there was a high ratio of women to men, because men who were looking for "the quick score" weren't interested in the service. Does anybody know the name of this service?
Anyone have good questions you have asked to upper management in a similar situation? [more inside]
My professional association wants to hold a dinner meeting at a restaurant or hotel near the Perimeter Mall area in Atlanta, Georgia.
Does anyone have a suggestion of a good location that won't cost us an arm and a leg?
How do I get my husband to the dinner table? [more inside]
Friend with three-hour layover in SF -- help me with dinner logistics. [more inside]