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Adventures in Solo Dining, Part Two

After last night’s debacle, I found myself curious about how a solo female diner might be received elsewhere. It was time, I thought, to experiment. 1,479 more words

Things I Have Learned So Far

When Good Restaurants Go Bad

For years, Bertucci’s was one of my go-to places. Among its attributes: good food, reasonable prices, and an environment where a person who didn’t feel like getting takeout could dine alone and feel comfortable. 1,568 more words

Things I Have Learned So Far

Table for One: Tomoe Sushi

I set a goal of writing monthly but as over two months have passed since I last wrote that may have been ambitious. Over that period, I spent the better part of four weeks traveling to Thailand, which I absolutely need to write about…but not now. 341 more words

Dining

TABLE FOR ONE

Eating alone can be a discouraging experience for a lot of people. We usually hesitate to eat out at a restaurant alone and prefer to get takeouts to eat in the privacy of our homes. 745 more words

Lifestyle

Restaurant Review: The 'New' Joe Allen

When Joe Allen closed its doors in Exeter Street after 40 years at the end of July, despite knowing they were only moving 25m down the road to 2 Burleigh Street, I couldn’t help feeling a little distressed that one of my very favourite restaurants was no more. 625 more words

Places To Eat

Oh, happy solitude

Not everyone will view the trend described in this recent Japan Times article as positive, but I certainly think it’s an encouraging development.

After all, it’s no mystery – at least to those who know me – why I dine out at Ichiran so frequently whenever I holiday in Japan. 91 more words

Japan

fastidious, especially concerning food

my fears, my doubts, they’re slowly creeping out

sounds a bit like me, right? at least my mum would say so. but dainty isn’t a word I’d often use to describe myself; nor does it do justice to the massive punches of flavour and spice being launched during opening week at Dainty Sichuan. 360 more words

Food