Dining Area – Dining In BC http://dininginbc.com/ Mon, 16 May 2022 04:13:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://dininginbc.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/icon-1-150x150.png Dining Area – Dining In BC http://dininginbc.com/ 32 32 NWI Business Ins and Outs: Olive Garden, Tacos and Burritos, El Jimador, Dunkin, Midwest Express Clinic, Batteries Plus Bulbs Opening | Northwest Indiana Commercial Securities https://dininginbc.com/nwi-business-ins-and-outs-olive-garden-tacos-and-burritos-el-jimador-dunkin-midwest-express-clinic-batteries-plus-bulbs-opening-northwest-indiana-commercial-securities/ Sun, 15 May 2022 22:09:03 +0000 https://dininginbc.com/nwi-business-ins-and-outs-olive-garden-tacos-and-burritos-el-jimador-dunkin-midwest-express-clinic-batteries-plus-bulbs-opening-northwest-indiana-commercial-securities/ Batteries Plus Bulbs has moved to Schererville. The electronics retailer moved from the Crossroads of America intersection of Indianapolis Boulevard and US 30 about two miles north to 13 US 41. It is now located in The Shoppes at Schererville mall, between the restaurant Mexican La Carreta and TGI Fridays. It’s in the mall across […]]]>

Batteries Plus Bulbs has moved to Schererville.

The electronics retailer moved from the Crossroads of America intersection of Indianapolis Boulevard and US 30 about two miles north to 13 US 41. It is now located in The Shoppes at Schererville mall, between the restaurant Mexican La Carreta and TGI Fridays. It’s in the mall across from JOANN Fabric and Crafts, which is accessed by the red light in front of the Lowe’s home improvement store.

Batteries Plus Bulbs sells thousands of batteries and specialty lighting products, such as CFLs, halogens, fluorescents and LEDs. Batteries can be found for phones, tablets, laptops, cameras, baby monitors, alarm systems, hearing aids, cordless power tools, wheelchairs, reading lights and sump pumps as well as for vehicles such as cars, trucks, snowmobiles , boats, golf carts. , RV and ATV.

Part of a chain that also has locations in Merrillville, Homewood and Tinley Park, the store also repairs electronics, such as cracked iPhone screens and broken tablets. It will repair Apple, Samsung and other major brands. It also provides key fob programming and cutting for spare keys or keyless entry remote.

Batteries Plus Bulbs is open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

For more information, call 219-464-1800 or visit batteriesplus.com.

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Ben Simmons sells a house, sells a condo and tries to put the 76ers and Philadelphia in the past https://dininginbc.com/ben-simmons-sells-a-house-sells-a-condo-and-tries-to-put-the-76ers-and-philadelphia-in-the-past/ Fri, 13 May 2022 19:25:45 +0000 https://dininginbc.com/ben-simmons-sells-a-house-sells-a-condo-and-tries-to-put-the-76ers-and-philadelphia-in-the-past/ 12:50 p.m. ET Joe DeMartinoESPN Editor close General editor Joined ESPN in 2006 Massachusetts native, Northwest graduate Ben Simmons is trying to put Philadelphia behind him in more ways than one. The former Philadelphia 76ers guard, who was traded to the Brooklyn Nets for James Harden after a disappointing end to his 2021 playoffs, has […]]]>

Ben Simmons is trying to put Philadelphia behind him in more ways than one.

The former Philadelphia 76ers guard, who was traded to the Brooklyn Nets for James Harden after a disappointing end to his 2021 playoffs, has sold his home in Moorestown, New Jersey, to Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Nick Castellanos. The house, a 10,500 square foot mansion with six bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms on a 1.78 acre lot, is about 40 minutes from Philadelphia. The house had been on the market for six months before the sale. Simmons is still trying to sell a $3 million condo in Philadelphia’s downtown neighborhood.

According to Dirt.com, Simmons bought the home in 2019 for $2.375 million. Castellanos would buy it for $4.55 million, although Simmons did extensive renovations and additions to it during his time there. Renovations include a kitchen makeover, a wine cellar added to the dining room, and a custom basement recreation space with walk-in access. The recreation area includes a cinema room, pool table, custom esports gaming area, bar, and kitchenette.

Simmons recently underwent back surgery in Los Angeles to treat localized pain in a herniated disc. He’s expected to need three to four months of rehabilitation, but will likely be fully recovered before the Nets’ 2022-23 training camp.

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Lord’s opens from the Dame restaurant team this autumn with nose-to-tail English cuisine https://dininginbc.com/lords-opens-from-the-dame-restaurant-team-this-autumn-with-nose-to-tail-english-cuisine/ Wed, 11 May 2022 19:17:02 +0000 https://dininginbc.com/lords-opens-from-the-dame-restaurant-team-this-autumn-with-nose-to-tail-english-cuisine/ Less than a year after opening Dame – the famous English-leaning seafood restaurant in Greenwich Village – Patricia Howard and Ed Szymanski are already expanding with a follow-on business: of the Lord is slated to open this fall just three blocks from the hit original. (Howard and Szymanski asked Eater to withhold the exact address […]]]>

Less than a year after opening Dame – the famous English-leaning seafood restaurant in Greenwich Village – Patricia Howard and Ed Szymanski are already expanding with a follow-on business: of the Lord is slated to open this fall just three blocks from the hit original. (Howard and Szymanski asked Eater to withhold the exact address until the opening, due to the harassment Dame faced.)

The couple’s efforts to double down on Dame’s success should come as no surprise to those following their meteoric rise. In February 2020, Dame launched as a Greenwich Village pop-up on the same block and instantly drew crowds. By May 2021, the Winners Eater New Guard had over 500 customers already booked for reservations at their highly anticipated full-service outlet – weeks before it even opened at 87 MacDougal Street.

And while much of Dame’s success – which Eater critic Ryan Sutton called “an exciting new era of British seafood” – can be attributed to its best-selling fish and chips, the classic English dish is not won’t find at Lord’s.

“There is the side of English cuisine that is seafood-based,” says Szymanski. “But there’s another side to it that’s more bistro-style English cuisine that doesn’t really exist in New York.”

He adds: “English food has a very bad reputation in the United States”, and he is delighted to broaden the potential sentiment of the kitchen’s customers with homemade charcuterie, offal, beef Wellington, pâté à la meat, and more. In addition to meat offerings, Lord’s will highlight fresh produce in the summer and pickled produce in the winter; Seafood will always play a role at Lord’s, as with grilled whole fish and a few shellfish offerings. Overall, Szymanski says he sees Lord’s as a more “full” menu that also offers dishes for those who don’t eat seafood.

Lord’s will have around 50 seats, more than double the roughly 22 seats at the much smaller Dame, Howard and Szymanski told Eater. Additionally, Lord’s will have a private dining room, which Dame’s customers have often requested. As Howard describes it, Lord’s space will be a more “elegant and grown-up” sibling than Lady as it swaps royal blue for a stately dark green.

Over the past year, Dame has made a name for herself, not only for her cooking, but also as a leader in restaurant management. Much like Dame’s, Lord’s will also start by only opening on weekdays (closing on Saturdays is a rare – and drastic – move in the industry, but one that aims to prioritize work-life balance of their employees). However, they play with the idea of ​​opening on Saturday noon.

On instagram, the couple documented the difficulties of finding the right space: They took questions followers throughout the process, shared information about liquor license attorneys, and posted photos of spaces during their visits.

Originally, the duo planned to open Damselle, a wine bar adjacent to Dame. “The initial impetus was that Dame was so full and had a waiting room so people could have a glass of wine and a snack,” Szymanski says. After Dame garnered rave reviews, they wanted a more ambitious restaurant project for their next step. But their wine bar, Damselle, still tops the list, and the couple continue to seek out those spaces.

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‘The Best Of AggieLand’ – 31 Brazos Valley area restaurants highlighted in cookbook to raise money for Texas A&M scholarships https://dininginbc.com/the-best-of-aggieland-31-brazos-valley-area-restaurants-highlighted-in-cookbook-to-raise-money-for-texas-am-scholarships/ Mon, 09 May 2022 02:30:55 +0000 https://dininginbc.com/the-best-of-aggieland-31-brazos-valley-area-restaurants-highlighted-in-cookbook-to-raise-money-for-texas-am-scholarships/ COLLEGE STATION, Texas — When it comes to taking mom for Mother’s Day, there are a variety of options to choose from in Bryan and College Station. Here in downtown Bryan, we take you to Ronin. In the heart of downtown Bryan, Ronin brings the farm to your table, bringing a fresh variety of meats […]]]>

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — When it comes to taking mom for Mother’s Day, there are a variety of options to choose from in Bryan and College Station. Here in downtown Bryan, we take you to Ronin.

In the heart of downtown Bryan, Ronin brings the farm to your table, bringing a fresh variety of meats and entrees. Owner Amanda Light says the restaurant brings a unique taste to the city.

“What we think makes our restaurant special is that we have our farm located 7 miles from our restaurant where we raise pigs, chickens, vegetables.” Said the owner Ronin.

“[From the Farm being] 10 minutes from here [it is] brought to the restaurant the same day and on the plates of the guests the same evening. Light explained “There’s a difference in taste and nutrient density that you can’t fake.”

Established in 2018, Ronin made its mark in the community as it was one of 31 restaurants in Bryan and College Station to be featured in a cookbook highlighting the best places to eat in the community, titled “The Best of ‘Aggie Land’.

“This book is a tribute to that community.” Said Elkeles “We have some amazing restaurants in Aggieland and it was really important to give these restaurants and bars some local exposure.” Says the author. “People need to understand that there is an amazing food scene here.”

“My daughter is a sophomore at Texas A&M, we came here and we didn’t know anything.” Elkeles explained. “[I asked my daughter] What are the places you like to go? What can we do to help this community? Elkeles continued. “This community has embraced her as Aggie, so we wanted to do something that specifically ensures this community continues to grow.”

Owners like Amanda Light say they are honored to serve this Aggie community – especially to be Aggie herself.

“It’s a happy accomplishment, it makes the work we do on the farm and in the restaurant worthwhile. our team of people who help make Ronin what it is, spend a lot of time with their hearts and souls in the restaurant and are a wonderful way to showcase our hard work.

From the farm-to-table restaurant in downtown Bryan, we take you to 1860 Italia for Italian cuisine.

Located a drive from College Station, 1860 Italia’s chef and owner, Johnny Poché, says he brings the quality of Italian cuisine right to your table.

“Some chefs are kept with their recipes – everything has already been done.” Explains Chef Poché. “What better way to share recipes? Here, at 1860, everything is made to be shared.

Chef Poché says the idea to open the restaurant came about during a hunting trip to Canada with some of the current business partners.

“1860 started in 2015 with two of my partners Jeremy Scott and John Harvey Slocum. We had a cook in the camp and we sent her home [so] they let me cook, the rest of the time they were there.

Poché explained, “On a handshake, they said if you ever wanted to open a restaurant, you could. We get first right of refusal, I said ‘Okay’ – We’re here now, it’s been a year and a half.”

And a year established in the College Station community, Poché says he was promised business from the start.

“John and Jeremy made me a promise – if you come to College Station and Bryan that they will fill the restaurant and I had no idea they would fill it more than fill it – we are thrilled! Especially with these two guys and the relationships they have in this town.

Business partner and son of former Texas A&M football coach RC Slocum, says it’s a blessing to see this restaurant thrive with a handshake in 2015.

“It is a blessing how the community received 1860, with Tamar [Elkeles] promoting this book is a blessing to be a part of, she has done an amazing job of bringing more Aggies to this town. Slocum explained.

From drinks to signature dishes, the team at 1860 Italia hopes to serve you very soon in College Station!

1860 Italia, Ronin and 31 other restaurants are all featured in The Best of Aggieland

Pick up a copy at local restaurants, including 1860 Italia and Aggieland Outfitters, in-store and online. In the link below:

https://www.aggielandoutfitters.com/

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$1.5million in Northridge will buy a cozy home and a bizarre statue https://dininginbc.com/1-5million-in-northridge-will-buy-a-cozy-home-and-a-bizarre-statue/ Wed, 04 May 2022 23:31:13 +0000 https://dininginbc.com/1-5million-in-northridge-will-buy-a-cozy-home-and-a-bizarre-statue/ NORTHRIDGE-CHATSWORTH, CA — This $1.5 million property in Northridge has rich brown walls and ceilings with pops of floral accent wallpaper. In addition to a warm design, the house has a swimming pool, space for an ADU, tons of storage space and a large backyard. But what we’re wondering is if it comes with that […]]]>

NORTHRIDGE-CHATSWORTH, CA — This $1.5 million property in Northridge has rich brown walls and ceilings with pops of floral accent wallpaper.

In addition to a warm design, the house has a swimming pool, space for an ADU, tons of storage space and a large backyard. But what we’re wondering is if it comes with that weird dining room statue.

(Redfin)

The three-bedroom home features updated appliances, wet bar, fireplace, and built-in outdoor barbecue, making it the perfect place to host guests. The house in total is 3,362 square feet.

  • Address: 9936 Wilbur Avenue, Northridge, CA
  • Price: $1,499,000
  • Square feet: 3362
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Listing Description: Beautiful Northridge Pool Home – Entertainers Dream & ADU Potential! Enter through the entryway into a well-appointed Tudor-style interior with oak floors, deep wood paneling and exposed beam ceilings. Updated kitchen with granite counters, Viking double oven, Sub Zero fridge and freezer, island with Viking gas cooktop, granite counters, breakfast nook, pantry and plenty of storage. Adjoining formal dining room with wood paneling, French doors to backyard, built-in hutch and additional storage closet. Formal living room with dark wood paneling and cozy fireplace. The living room addition is light and bright with a vaulted ceiling, plenty of built-in shelving and cabinetry, and a wet bar with mini fridge. There is a separate family room on the other side of the house with a vaulted wood ceiling, built-in bookshelves, oversized fireplace, French doors to the back yard. This area has a separate entrance from the front of the house, an adjoining 3/4 bath, laundry room and a small dining area with a bay window seat – lots of potential for a separate suite/adjoining ADU ! Three bedrooms on the opposite side of the house. The secondary bedrooms share a 3/4 “Hollywood” bathroom. The master suite is huge, with a retreat area that could easily be converted into an additional bedroom. Lots of storage space – a wall of mirrored closets in the master bedroom and a huge walk-in closet in the space between the bedroom and the en-suite bathroom. The bathroom is huge with two separate vanity areas, a jetted tub, a separate shower. Backlit stained glass ceiling with skylight. The back yard features a large sparkling pool. Integrated barbecue. Large patio with separate seating areas and gas fireplace. The yard is surrounded by mature shade trees with a garden path winding between them. Very tranquil and serene – feels like relaxing in a forest. Great layout inside and out for entertaining. Additional features include newer copper plumbing, dual zone air conditioning with newer HVAC system in the main living areas. Prime Granada Charter High, Nobel Middle and Topeka Elementary Schools. Magnificent, unique, not to be missed!

Listed By: Mark Leeper, Pinnacle Estate Properties

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Listed By: Mark Leeper, Pinnacle Estate Properties
Listed By: Mark Leeper, Pinnacle Estate Properties
Listed By: Mark Leeper, Pinnacle Estate Properties
Listed By: Mark Leeper, Pinnacle Estate Properties
Listed By: Mark Leeper, Pinnacle Estate Properties
Listed By: Mark Leeper, Pinnacle Estate Properties
Listed By: Mark Leeper, Pinnacle Estate Properties
Listed By: Mark Leeper, Pinnacle Estate Properties
Listed By: Mark Leeper, Pinnacle Estate Properties
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Chic and elegant, this contemporary house in Malappuram has many surprises | Decor https://dininginbc.com/chic-and-elegant-this-contemporary-house-in-malappuram-has-many-surprises-decor/ Tue, 03 May 2022 06:53:44 +0000 https://dininginbc.com/chic-and-elegant-this-contemporary-house-in-malappuram-has-many-surprises-decor/ The beautiful elevation in stunning geometric patterns is the highlight of Lukman’s brand new home at Kulapparambu in Malappuram. Interestingly, he dons unique looks in the morning and evening. The owner proudly reveals that the magic of smart lighting is the secret. The rectangular box pattern on the elevation instantly catches the eye. The jali […]]]>

The beautiful elevation in stunning geometric patterns is the highlight of Lukman’s brand new home at Kulapparambu in Malappuram. Interestingly, he dons unique looks in the morning and evening. The owner proudly reveals that the magic of smart lighting is the secret.


The rectangular box pattern on the elevation instantly catches the eye. The jali wall with CNC cutting work done on weatherproof foil is a spectacular design feature. This lends a rustic touch to exteriors. Also, there is no need to paint or polish it. Concealed LED lights are installed behind this wall to add more dimension.


The two solid hard rock walls on both sides of the entrance area are a must. There is a “hidden” swimming pool behind one of these walls. The walls not only act as design elements, but also provide privacy in the pool area. Meanwhile, the other wall is in front of the formal living room. The formal living room has glass walls; thus, the rock face is the perfect addition here.

The car porch is on the side of the house. In addition to this there is another car porch, built away from the structure, in the detached style.


The aesthetically designed interiors have many eye-catching decorative and design elements. Custom furniture blends well with the overall theme of the house. The fabulous mix of wooden tiles and vitrified tiles adds an elegant charm to the interiors.


The front door opens into the formal living room. The wooden paneling on the TV wall extends to the ceiling and continues to the opposite wall. The chic style of custom-made furniture is in the spotlight here.

The formal living room is smartly separated to ensure privacy. Highlighter wall in brown color in mica finish never fails to catch the eye. Moreover, the Arabic calligraphy also adds royal charm.


The dining room is spacious with a double height ceiling. Grilles have been installed on the double-height glass wall on the upper floor to ensure security. There is a sliding glass door in the dining room that opens to the car porch. Seats have also been provided in the sit out.


The green courtyard under the stairs brings a touch of greenery into the house. The railings, on the other hand, were made by covering a sheet of wood on MS pipes. The treads are also done in wood finish to complete the fabulous look of the staircase.

Two bedrooms each have been fitted out on the two floors. The rooms are designed in unique color themes. Meanwhile, the side walls of the head are highlighted with attractive designs and patterns. The en-suite bedrooms have separate wardrobes and study areas.


The modern kitchen is chic and has all the equipment. Interestingly, the main kitchen is furnished in multi wood and PU finish. Meanwhile, the adjacent work area is made of plywood with mica finish. A breakfast counter has also been fitted as part of the spacious kitchen.

The breathtaking landscaping perfectly complements the stately elevation of the home. Tandoor stones were paved on the driveway.


Numerous spotlights are installed in the landscape to make the house shine against the twilight sky. Friends and loved ones of the family are impressed by the impeccable amenities and spectacular ambience of this contemporary home.

Project Facts
Location – Kulapparambu, Malappuram
Land – 30 cents
Area – 4000 SFT
Owner – Lukman
Designer – Rias
Covo design studio
Crowd – 9946607464
Completion year – February 2022
Photos – Akhil Komachi

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The Alan, Manchester: “A truly delicious menu” – restaurant review | Food https://dininginbc.com/the-alan-manchester-a-truly-delicious-menu-restaurant-review-food/ Sun, 01 May 2022 05:00:00 +0000 https://dininginbc.com/the-alan-manchester-a-truly-delicious-menu-restaurant-review-food/ The LAN, 18 Princess Street, Manchester M1 4LG (0161 236 8999). Snacks and small plates £3 to £6.50, steaks and chops £16 to £28, desserts £7, wines from £25 First impressions count. First impressions can also be wrong. The first impression tonight at The Alan, a new boutique hotel on the edge of Manchester’s Chinatown, […]]]>

The LAN, 18 Princess Street, Manchester M1 4LG (0161 236 8999). Snacks and small plates £3 to £6.50, steaks and chops £16 to £28, desserts £7, wines from £25

First impressions count. First impressions can also be wrong. The first impression tonight at The Alan, a new boutique hotel on the edge of Manchester’s Chinatown, is of a place about as popular as Herpes. The dimly lit lobby is a confection of rough brick and rough plaster walls, housing stone slab tables of the kind that Aslan could be sacrificed on if you needed a bit of religious symbolism to halfway. There are ceiling ducts and tinny industrial lighting and acres of crazy cobblestone style polished stone flooring. And almost no bettors. The Alan is not only silent. He feels abandoned. Only one employee is on duty in the main foyer tonight, eyeing the entrance. He greets us happily as we push open the doors. Maybe he’s grateful for the company.

To the right is the dining room. There is an open square kitchen, bordered by a low counter. It houses three serious cooks. You can watch them work while you eat, but tonight no one does. They cook for only a few tables. Granted, it’s a Tuesday night, but currently there aren’t many options in Manchester on a Tuesday night. I should know. I’m in town for a ride in Dictionary Corner on Countdown, constantly hoping to find an esoteric word among the nine letters available to make me look smart. (Esoteric would be a great eight-letter find.) This is an opportunity to review, so I explored the options, but perhaps due to pervasive staffing shortages, the available candidates, both obvious and less, are not open on a Monday and Tuesday.

“Mashed then piled with crumbly pieces of long-cooked lamb shoulder”: hispi cabbage. Photography: Shaw & Shaw/The Observer

But hey, there’s the Alan, which is new. And empty. Something has to happen. Alternatively, it’s just a quiet school night. Let’s go with that, with a parallel command of “they don’t know what they’re missing”. Because at the moment the Alan’s kitchen, led by chef Iain Thomas, is concocting a truly delicious and admirably tight menu of disconcerting dishes, which reveal their joys a little at the same time.

And all at a price positioned to comfort rather than terrorize (nine letters, but you’re unlikely to get three “r’s”). Money has clearly been spent on this development, which is apparently designed to celebrate and revive the existing materials in this once industrial building. If so, they’re not trying to recoup that investment through the parade of small plates on offer. They top out at £6.50; the steaks and chops, sourced from the highly regarded Butcher’s Quarter north of town, are also a bargain. We start, for £3.50, with a neatly arranged pile of pickled anchovies (nine letters), their silvery skins glistening towards us, zhuzhed (big seven letters Countdown word, if you had two zeds) with Amalfi lemon, decorated with fronds of green herbs and resting in a puddle of peppery olive oil. We get a plate of blistered flatbreads and politely present to each other.

“Eggplant is just a little dry and tough”: imam bayildi.
“Eggplant is just a little dry and tough”: imam bayildi. Photography: Shaw & Shaw/The Observer

Pearly cubes of halibut ceviche, with a taste of both citrus and surf, accompany the burnt orange and the slightly bitter joys of chicory. Hispi cabbage was broken into its individual leaves and then piled with crumbly pieces of long-braised lamb shoulder. The celeriac was first cooked in salt to a buttery softness (eight letters). It is accompanied by a soothing celeriac purée and a crispy truffle crumb. My only complaint concerns their view of Imam Bayildi. Halved and roasted mini eggplants are layered over a tomato and garlic puree, with plenty more of the now familiar green herbs. The mash is quite good, but the eggplant is just a bit dry and tough. Maybe head for the baba ganoush from the snack menu, if eggplant action is what you’re looking for.

From the Quartier du Boucher menu, we share a perfectly cooked pork chop, pre-sliced ​​to reveal the pink and avoid the steak knives at dawn. It’s a £16 steal, and beautifully presented in the form of a fan of the kind a Victorian lady might have preferred, if fans made of quality grilled pork had been her thing. We have a side of their chard brassicas (great nine-letter word) drizzled with grated lemon zest to make us feel good about ourselves, and a bowl of their fries, because we deserve them because of the brassicas. Life is all about balance, isn’t it? Speaking of germs (sort of), we have a nice chat with our impatient waiter, partly to keep him from asking how everything is going, less because he’s been trained to do so, but because he seems really interested. He studies music business at the city’s university and also has a band influenced by the big names of the 80s “like Prefab Sprout”. I admire both its taste and I feel very, very old.

“Cooked in salt in a buttery sweetness”: celeriac.
“Cooked in salt in a buttery sweetness”: celeriac. Photography: Shaw & Shaw/The Observer

Come for the small plates; stay for dessert, as the short list includes an arctic roll. Awesome, isn’t it? I’m a seemingly sophisticated and courteous 55-year-old man. Over the years, I’ve gone into culinary swoon mode over the best of Parisian chocolate or recreations of golden spun sugar birdcages enclosing a wild strawberry millefeuille. Turns out all I really wanted was a very well-made arctic roll with a scoop of blackberry ice cream, to gently remind me of what it was like to have once been a child of seven years easy to please. It was left out of the fridge long enough for the sponge cake to soften and the edges of the vanilla ice cream topping to just begin to melt.

If that wasn’t enough, they now bring what they call a Snickers (eight letters, but I don’t think names are allowed): a large cylinder of airy milk chocolate mousse with, in its center, a generous dollop of dulce de leche, accompanied by candied peanuts and topped with a scoop of ice cream. These are real desserts that required care, consideration and childlike joy. They cost £7 each. The wine list is short, only five whites and reds, but at least they’re all available by the glass.

“All I Really Wanted”: arctic roller.
“All I Really Wanted”: arctic roller. Photography: Shaw & Shaw/The Observer

A few other tables came and went during the evening but it really remained quiet. However, there is now a solo diner at the counter, entertained by the brigade who seem grateful for the company. The Alan is a hotel restaurant with which you can call each other by your first names. Right now though, he needs a few more friends. Not least because what’s happening here is quite seductive. And it’s a solid eight-letter word. My work here is done.

News

Four top chefs come together on May 10 to cook a fundraising dinner for the #cookforukraine call. Tickets for the four-course dinner at Pino, on London’s Kensington High Street, cost £85. The menu includes a steak tartare with asparagus and pecorino salad from Henry Harris or the root, nettle and borage ravioli from Allegra McEvedy from Albertine, a casserole of brill and morels from Rick Stein and a ginger rhubarb pie from Rowley Leigh. . For tickets, visit pinobar.com.

The Owl Gastro Pub, which opened in Kirkgate Market, Leeds, in 2019, is moving. It will reopen on May 28 on a site twice the size of the original in the residential development of Mustard Wharf, on the banks of the River Aire to the east of the town centre. The last service at the current location will be May 21 (theowleeds.co.uk).

Margot Henderson from La Rochelle canteen enters the advertising business. She has taken over the Three Horseshoes in the Somerset village of Batcombe and will reopen it as a gastropub with five bedrooms in November. Expect a menu of deviled crab and focaccia, chicken and tarragon pot pie, grilled brill, fennel, Swiss chard and green sauce with Somerset apple crumble, custard and local cheeses with cobnuts to finish.

Email Jay at jay.rayner@observer.co.uk or follow him on Twitter @jayrayner1

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Where to Find the Best Chinese Food in Lubbock, TX https://dininginbc.com/where-to-find-the-best-chinese-food-in-lubbock-tx/ Fri, 29 Apr 2022 06:00:28 +0000 https://dininginbc.com/where-to-find-the-best-chinese-food-in-lubbock-tx/ Lubbock, Texas has a history of being a wealthy and welcoming community. It’s a place where people have gathered to live, work and raise families for generations. There’s a strong sense of community here, and that’s very important. The food culture in Lubbock is also very unique and something that would excite you. There are […]]]>

Lubbock, Texas has a history of being a wealthy and welcoming community. It’s a place where people have gathered to live, work and raise families for generations. There’s a strong sense of community here, and that’s very important. The food culture in Lubbock is also very unique and something that would excite you. There are many amazing restaurants and food trucks, and the local food scene is thriving. There is always something new to try and the food is so delicious. Lubbock is among the state’s best when it comes to Chinese cuisine. Here are some of the best Chinese restaurants in Lubbock, TX.

10. Panda Express 6311 82nd St Unit 2, Lubbock, TX

We start our list with Panda Express, a chain of restaurants with locations all over the country. This particular place is family owned and operated, and the family values ​​are evident in the food and service, as stated on their site. They offer Chinese and Asian cuisine, and the food is absolutely delicious. They have a lunch and dinner menu. The food is fresh and cooked to order, and the staff are always friendly and accommodating. The restaurant is also very clean and well maintained. Panda Express is a great option for a quick and tasty meal, and they also offer takeout and an online ordering system.

9. Uncle Chien’s Chinese and Thai Restaurant 3004 34th St, Lubbock, TX

Next is Uncle Chien Chinese and Thai Restaurant, which is another popular Chinese restaurant in Lubbock. They offer a wide variety of Chinese and Thai dishes, and the food is absolutely amazing. The service is also excellent and the staff are always friendly and helpful. The restaurant offers a lunch and dinner menu, as well as a take-out option. Uncle Chien’s is a great option for a casual meal, and the food is definitely worth trying. You can choose to dine in, go out, or have your meal delivered right to your door. They also host events and parties.

8. Pei Wei Asian Diner 4210 82nd St Ste 230, Lubbock, TX

Another place where you can find good Chinese food is Pei Wei Asian Diner. They offer authentic Asian-inspired dishes that everyone in your party will love. With options like stir-fries, rice bowls, and noodle dishes, there’s something for everyone at Pei Wei. Plus, they have a great selection of vegetarian and gluten-free options so everyone can enjoy a delicious meal. Pei Wei is a great option for lunch or dinner, and their dishes are always fresh, quick, and tasty. According to TripAdvisor reviews, their prices are very affordable, making Pei Wei a great option for families.

7. Gilbert’s Bar and Grill 2608 Salem Ave, Lubbock, TX

This list is getting better and better; Gilbert’s is a great option if you’re looking for amazing Chinese food but don’t want to spend a lot of money. Portions are generous and prices are reasonable. Gilbert’s is also a great place to watch sports; they have lots of tvs and a big projector screen. The atmosphere is relaxed and the service is friendly. The restaurant has outdoor and indoor seating. Gilbert’s is open for lunch and dinner and offers delivery and takeout. reservations are unnecessary. They also serve alcohol, which not all Chinese restaurants do.

6. China Wok 6302 Frankford Ave Ste 3 Lubbock, TX

You can also feast on Chinese dishes at China Wok. They offer a wide variety of Chinese and Asian dishes for delivery and takeout. The prices are very reasonable, and the portions are generous. The service is also excellent and the staff are always friendly and helpful. China Wok offers a wide variety of vegetarian options and healthy, fresh Asian cuisine. It’s a place where you can eat delicious food, have a drink and relax. There is an online ordering system which adds to the convenience.

5. Fun Noodle Bar 6816 Slide Rd Ste 8 Lubbock, TX

Fun Noodle Bar is another great place to enjoy delicious Asian food. They specialize in noodle, dumpling and steamed dishes made with fresh, high quality ingredients. It is the perfect place to enjoy a meal with family or friends, and its goal is to provide an unforgettable dining experience for all customers. You can even submit suggestions or criticisms to help staff make needed improvements. Fun Noodle Bar also offers delivery and take-out options, and has private parking. Note that there are delivery charges for those choosing this option.

4. China Express 5510 4th St Ste 250 Lubbock, TX

If none of the above restaurants are nearby, you might want to check out this next place, China Express. They are located at 5510 4th St Ste 250 Lubbock and offer a wide variety of Chinese food. They have all your classic Chinese dishes like sweet and sour chicken, shrimp fried rice and chicken fried rice. They also offer delivery and takeout if you are in a hurry. The restaurant offers a variety of facilities, including free wifi, television and validated parking. They don’t serve alcohol, but they are a great place for lunch or dinner. The food is delicious, and the service is quick. This is a place suitable for groups and children, so bring the whole family.

3. Beijing House – Lubbock 3605 50th St Lubbock, TX

Our third place goes to Beijing House, a great place to enjoy authentic Chinese cuisine. The location is convenient as it is right in the heart of Lubbock. Their prices are affordable and they accept credit cards. When you visit the restaurant, you can either dine in or take out. Keep in mind that there is no delivery, so you will need to collect your food. This place also does not take reservations. If you are vegetarian, you will be happy to know that many vegetarian options are available. And, if you’re traveling with kids, this is a great place to eat as it’s kid-friendly. Unfortunately there is no Wi-Fi or outdoor seating, but there is a TV. And finally, they don’t serve alcohol. They have an online ordering system which is easy to use and requires no registration.

2. China Town 5217 82nd St Lubbock, TX

The next stop is China Town! This local favorite has been around for over 16 years and is known for its great food, reasonable prices and clean dining room. The restaurant has been around for a while and is one of Lubbock’s most popular places for Chinese food. It’s so popular because the food is really good and they have a lot of different options to choose from. The prices are also very reasonable and they offer a discount if you order takeout.

1. PF Chang’s 2906 W Loop 289 Acc Rd, Lubbock, TX

First up is PF Chang’s, a restaurant chain known for its creative interpretations of Asian cuisine. The location is convenient as it is in the West End Center. The restaurant is family-friendly and offers several service options such as dine-in, curbside pickup, and contactless delivery. Another great thing about PF Chang’s is that they have over 300 restaurants around the world, so you can always find one no matter where you are.

Conclusion

Lubbock, TX has plenty of great restaurants where you can enjoy Chinese cuisine. Whether you’re looking for a casual place to grab a quick meal or a more enjoyable place to enjoy a sit-down dinner, there’s something for everyone. And, with so many options to choose from, you’re sure to find a place you’ll love.

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The Day – Old Tyme’s, Philly’s unique to the Norwich food scene https://dininginbc.com/the-day-old-tymes-phillys-unique-to-the-norwich-food-scene/ Wed, 27 Apr 2022 16:29:28 +0000 https://dininginbc.com/the-day-old-tymes-phillys-unique-to-the-norwich-food-scene/ We can all agree that any modestly sized town worthy of Sating The Appetite will have at the bare minimum some “fine dining” options, tasty ethnic choices, and representative fast food franchises. What else is important? Well, in an area like ours, where a lot of communities are clustered together, it helps to have a […]]]>

We can all agree that any modestly sized town worthy of Sating The Appetite will have at the bare minimum some “fine dining” options, tasty ethnic choices, and representative fast food franchises.

What else is important? Well, in an area like ours, where a lot of communities are clustered together, it helps to have a few restaurants that people from all over the area say, “You have to go to (city X) because they have (Restaurants A and B).”

I especially feel the same about Olde Tymes Restaurant in Norwich and A Taste of Philadelphia in Philadelphia.

Olde Tyme’s family gathering place (see a recipe for what to cook on the WHAT page) is indeed reminiscent of the tenure days of yore. You can imagine the “My Three Sons” clan eating there, waving a few tables at the Cleavers from “Leave It to Beaver.” Excellent reliable home cooking with a few surprises, wonderful pies, tourist knick-knacks and a curiously intriguing layout that reminds me (at least) of a kitchen under the deck of an explorer’s wooden ship crossing the sea.

Philly’s focuses on Philadelphia with its array of sublime cheesesteak options. The one time I was in Philadelphia my companions preferred veggies so I didn’t get an authentic cheesesteak. But the offering from this friendly Norwich spot is wonderful – so I don’t NEED Philadelphia. Thin wings and hoagies too.

Olde Tymes Restaurant, 360 W Main St., Norwich; 7am-2pm daily; www.oldtymes.com, (860) 887-6865.

Philly’s A Taste of Philadelphia, 33 Sherman St., Norwich; 11.30am-7pm Mon-Thu, 11.30am-8pm Fri and Sat; www.eatcheesesteak.com, (860) 886-9449.

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8 Incredible Restaurants In Scotland Perfect For Alfresco Dining https://dininginbc.com/8-incredible-restaurants-in-scotland-perfect-for-alfresco-dining/ Mon, 25 Apr 2022 23:00:32 +0000 https://dininginbc.com/8-incredible-restaurants-in-scotland-perfect-for-alfresco-dining/ Although the weather in Scotland can sometimes make it difficult, the country’s incredible scenery means it’s always the perfect place to dine al fresco. You are almost guaranteed to have a pretty view wherever you are in Scotland, and it will always be interesting to say the least. Whether you’re visiting the highlands, towns or […]]]>

Although the weather in Scotland can sometimes make it difficult, the country’s incredible scenery means it’s always the perfect place to dine al fresco. You are almost guaranteed to have a pretty view wherever you are in Scotland, and it will always be interesting to say the least. Whether you’re visiting the highlands, towns or islands, there are some amazing restaurants in Scotland that offer unusual and beautiful al fresco dining. With unique and varied menus, offering traditional Scottish dishes and dishes from around the world, you can enjoy a hearty, healthy or decadent meal in beautiful surroundings and with exceptional views. Here are eight restaurants in Scotland where you can dine out in unique style.

Ivy

1. The Ivy, Edinburgh

Located in the heart of the city but away from the main streets, The ivy in the square overlooks St Andrew’s Square, one of Edinburgh’s most prestigious locations. The Ivy is synonymous with excellence, and the restaurant’s position in Edinburgh makes it even more special. Diners can enjoy exceptional cuisine while taking in the sights, including Melville’s monument, and the general bustle of Scotland’s capital. The Ivy transforms its outdoor spaces in various campaigns throughout the year, providing a unique experience for guests. This summer, dine al fresco at The Ivy in Edinburgh and enjoy their ‘Summer of Love’ vibe, celebrating everyone’s favorite season through a floral paradise with a two-seater love swing. The Ivy also has a restaurant in Glasgow, so you can eat out and feel the love in both cities.

Pro tip

I love the brunch menu at The Ivy. It has so many quirky dishes, which for brunch in particular, are quite unique. Rabbit and langoustine pie is something you don’t often see on a brunch menu and must try while you’re at it.

Beach huts at Banchory Lodge.
Banchory Lodge

2. Banchory Lodge, Aberdeenshire

The beautiful Banchory Lodge in Aberdeenshire features a quirky outdoor dining area. Their “Sitooterie”, which for those unfamiliar with Scottish pronunciations means “sit-out-ery”, is a lovely, cozy outdoor space with tables and chairs and cabanas in beach huts. Brightly painted cabanas have been transformed into cozy private dining spaces, bringing a taste of the beach to this grand lodge. Opened last year, the sitooterie offers diners the chance to enjoy delicious drinks and share platters at a number of these colorful huts, all named after fish found in the nearby River Dee. This is a truly unusual addition to Banchory Lodge that brings a whole new character to the outdoor dining area.

Pro tip

If you like a steak, the Himalayan salted beef rib is not to be missed. For dessert, the orange and chocolate mousse paired with one of the “pudding and port wines” is just wonderful.

Al fresco dining at Nick's.
Nick is at the Port of Monteith

3. Nick is at Menteith Harbour, Stirling

Owned by celebrity chef, Nick Nairn, Nick is at the port of Menteith has a wonderful outdoor space. The restaurant’s glass-enclosed dining room overlooks the picturesque landscaped garden with raised beds of fruit, vegetables and herbs which are all used in the kitchen. It has a garden party atmosphere, and each individual table and chairs has its own little patio and pergola, bringing you a feeling of private dining in the garden. The space is also fitted with fairy lights, making it the perfect sunny spot for al fresco dining in the countryside.

Pro tip

Try Paul’s Pizza while you’re at Nick’s for crispier, thinner pizza made the traditional Italian way. Chef Paul has developed the crispiest pizza base you are likely to find anywhere in Scotland, and it makes for a flavorful, textured pizza experience.

The terrace of the Ship Inn.
The ship’s inn

4. The Ship’s Inn, Fife

With stunning views over Elie Bay to Fife, The ship’s inn is one of Scotland’s finest settings for a holiday weekend, a casual drink with friends, a barbecue on the beachside terrace or a delicious sit-down meal. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in its restaurant, pub and beer garden, using seasonal Scottish dishes created by head chef Mateusz Majeur. The view of the beach is one of the best in Scotland, and in the summer you can expect to see a cricket match on the beach – the only place in the UK to do so – organized by The Ship Inn. The outdoor dining area is right by the sea and is covered by an awning lined with lanterns.

Pro tip

Try the beer battered haddock and fries. There’s no better place to eat fish and chips than by the sea, and at the Ship Inn you have the beach right next to you while you enjoy this traditional fish dish.

5. Bridge Inn, Ratho

This award-winning gastro pub is located on the banks of the Union Canal in Ratho, just 11 kilometers west of Edinburgh. The bridge inn is a community pub with rooms in the heart of the village. Head chef Tyler King prides himself on producing delicious local dishes using vegetables grown in the pub’s walled garden by house gardener David, as well as home-raised pork, perfect for crackling pork. The outdoor terrace is a great place to watch the world go by. The terrace overlooks the river, where the river boats pass, and offers a view of “the bridge”. In summer, you can expect selected seasonal menus and fresh cocktails.

Pro tip

In addition to the usual bar menu, The Bridge Inn recently opened an evening-only restaurant in the hostel, called Bridge Fifteen. The duck breast with marinated pear is particularly good.

View of the river from the terrace at Atholl Arms.
Atholl Weapons

6. Atholl Arms, Dunkeld

Atholl Weapons has a nice spot just across the bridge towards Dunkeld. It is a traditional inn converted into a boutique hotel, and the view of the bridge from the hotel is very atmospheric. They have an intimate restaurant inside the hotel, but sneak up the road to their outdoor terrace and you can have lunch or dinner right next to the river. It feels like an authentic alfresco dining, with wooden picnic benches on a deck alongside stunning views of the flowing water. It’s a beautiful location and the terrace has a fully stocked bar so you can stay and take your time over a drink. This is also a dog-friendly hotel, so after dining out, you can also bring your dog inside with you.

Pro tip

The seafood basket is amazing, big and full of seafood bites. If you’re vegetarian and vegan, Atholl Arms has a really impressive selection of vegan dishes, some of the most varied options I’ve seen.

Outdoor dining at Glenapp Castle.
Glenapp Castle

7. The Azalea Restaurant, Glasshouse And Bothy, Glenapp Castle

Glenapp Castle is a grand Victorian castle that once belonged to the Earl of Orkney. It is now a superb country hotel, retaining many of its original features. The castle restaurant is perfect for outdoor dining. Guests can sit outside The two, which overlooks the azalea pond, or enjoy the view of the walled garden from outside the greenhouse. The Victorian greenhouse sits inside the walled garden, separate from the rest of the castle, and feels intimate and private. The restaurant opens onto the outdoor terrace seamlessly, bringing out the inside and the outside.

Pro tip

You can even dine al fresco on the Hebridean Sea Safari at Glenapp Castle. The Hebridean Sea Safari includes two nights exploring the Scottish coast and two nights at the famous Scottish castle. Customers can also choose to have a more personalized trip by including more nights along the coast. With all the comforts of Glenapp Castle, guests travel with a professional crew who not only look after them, but also take them on an adventure to remote islands, coastal castles and remote inns. Plus, a private chef joins the crew on board to prepare sumptuous feasts along the way, with treats such as lobster, oysters, delicious racks of lamb and mackerel. These ambrosial delights are fresh and delicious and are just what guests need on this boat adventure.

8. Chez Roux Restaurant, Cromlix Hotel, Dunblane

Chez Roux at Cromlix Hotel offers you beautiful outdoor dining with an original element. The wrought-iron tables and chairs on the terrace of this historic hotel are delicate and pretty, and the lawn that stretches out in front of them is lush and speaks of summer. But when you sit down to enjoy your meal, you might notice something intriguing on the lawn. There, ready to play if you can, is a giant chessboard with giant pieces. Chez Roux, run by Michel Roux Jnr, offers the kind of fine dining you’d expect from this dynasty of chefs, and set in such a unique setting, it’s an al fresco dining experience. The country house setting seems to give everyone a taste of summer, whatever the weather.

Pro tip

Butter-roasted Perthshire venison is locally sourced and served with an unusual peanut crumble. Finish with the hot dark chocolate fondant with clotted cream ice cream and be sure to have a Bellini on the bar.

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