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Forum: DiningBuzz
Jul 7, 20, 2:50 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 3,868
Posted By Calcifer

We’ve been getting sour cherries at the NYC...

We’ve been getting sour cherries at the NYC greenmarkets for two weeks now. I’ve seen pricing ranging from $8-$15/quart (fortunately the $8 vendor is also my favorite farm for peaches, so they have...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jul 1, 20, 3:45 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 3,868
Posted By Calcifer

Whole Foods is at $3.99 (Prime) for the current...

Whole Foods is at $3.99 (Prime) for the current sale week for both Rainiers and organic reds.

Aldi was sadly out of stock on the $1.49 cherries last week when I went in. They did have fairly...
Forum: New York City
Jun 30, 20, 9:31 am
Replies: 230
Views: 16,846
Posted By Calcifer

We got to see the East River/Midtown portion of...

We got to see the East River/Midtown portion of the July 4th fireworks last night from our balcony and could faintly spot the portion in Coney Island. Still a bizarre concept, but I'm glad we got to...
Forum: New York City
Apr 8, 20, 10:39 am
Replies: 230
Views: 16,846
Posted By Calcifer

Broadway theater closures now extended through...

Broadway theater closures now extended through June 7. I am aware that it is not a life-or-death issue but I am sad about all the shows I’m missing this spring.
Forum: New York City
Apr 6, 20, 2:03 pm
Replies: 230
Views: 16,846
Posted By Calcifer

Of the options mentioned, we’ve used Norwich...

Of the options mentioned, we’ve used Norwich Meadow Farms and been happy with product and service. Obviously as a local farm you’re not going to get things like oranges, but... And they have tied up...
Dec 2, 19, 3:33 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,814
Posted By Calcifer

Worked that way again on the way home from JFK...

Worked that way again on the way home from JFK last night. Receipt shows one $50 credit (the voucher) and one $6 credit (the promo). I mean, it's possible that it only works that way on a higher...
Nov 28, 19, 5:22 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,814
Posted By Calcifer

I just used $50 of the credits on a ride to JFK...

I just used $50 of the credits on a ride to JFK and it did stack with a promo I had of 50% off or max $6. $57 ride came out as $1 on my credit card.
Forum: USA
Nov 13, 19, 2:51 pm
Replies: 621
Views: 301,005
Posted By Calcifer

Very similar although I just have the book and no...

Very similar although I just have the book and no card.
10/24 delivered to Irving
10/28 email received that In Process as of 10/25
11/13 email received that approved and printing with delivery...
Forum: New York City
Oct 29, 19, 11:03 am
Replies: 236
Views: 35,295
Posted By Calcifer

Perhaps not quite as snarky as the infamous...

Perhaps not quite as snarky as the infamous reviews of Ninja or the Guy Fieri place, but it’s up there. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/29/dining/peter-luger-review-pete-wells.html...
Oct 24, 19, 5:53 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,652
Posted By Calcifer

Another datapoint for no issues on US domestic...

Another datapoint for no issues on US domestic flights. At AMS they were removed from carry-on and inspected but allowed through.
Forum: Hawaii
Sep 24, 19, 9:51 am
Replies: 114
Views: 61,315
Posted By Calcifer

I very rarely see Hawaiian pineapple in NYC and...

I very rarely see Hawaiian pineapple in NYC and when I do it’s at a price point that makes the schlep worth it. I have bought them in the Bay Area for a reasonable price, though.
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Aug 16, 19, 6:55 am
Replies: 139
Views: 17,480
Posted By Calcifer

Agreed. I might be up for a Finger Lakes Do, but...

Agreed. I might be up for a Finger Lakes Do, but not a very tightly themed WineDo in NYC.
Jul 19, 19, 11:22 am
Replies: 46
Views: 6,869
Posted By Calcifer

Ditto—this is also how my husband and I do the...

Ditto—this is also how my husband and I do the transfer, and it’s never been an issue.
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Jun 1, 19, 1:37 pm
Replies: 139
Views: 17,480
Posted By Calcifer

Please let me know where I can buy the magnum for...

Please let me know where I can buy the magnum for $50–I might want to pick up another one after the dinner if I like this one.
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Jun 1, 19, 6:01 am
Replies: 139
Views: 17,480
Posted By Calcifer

Hmm, I don’t know about Truly Great but I guess...

Hmm, I don’t know about Truly Great but I guess we’ll find out tomorrow! See you soon.
Forum: CommunityBuzz
May 31, 19, 5:43 am
Replies: 139
Views: 17,480
Posted By Calcifer

I am sure you have lots of lovely things in your...

I am sure you have lots of lovely things in your cellar, but if you’re not in the mood to schlep we could take a 3rd person on our bottle.
Forum: CommunityBuzz
May 14, 19, 5:20 pm
Replies: 139
Views: 17,480
Posted By Calcifer

While I’m usually all about the Mosel, FH and I...

While I’m usually all about the Mosel, FH and I will be bringing a 1.5L of the 2012 Schloss Gobelsburg Tradition Riesling.
Feb 25, 19, 5:03 pm
Replies: 147
Views: 236,803
Posted By Calcifer

Walked by the hotel/construction site today....

Walked by the hotel/construction site today. Apparently quite a few people didn’t realize they were supposed to replace the dummy text on this sign. ...
Forum: Japan
Oct 15, 18, 11:46 am
Replies: 72
Views: 8,325
Posted By Calcifer

That was the future PM Obuchi! Doomed to be...

That was the future PM Obuchi! Doomed to be forever known as Heisei ojisan...
Sep 7, 18, 7:00 pm
Replies: 3,539
Views: 1,463,916
Posted By Calcifer

The vinaigrette and hummus didn’t make their...

The vinaigrette and hummus didn’t make their presence known but I suppose it at least wasn’t soggy that way. And they weren’t joking about it being “a strawberry”.
Forum: Los Angeles
Aug 4, 18, 8:02 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By Calcifer

When FH and I started dating I’d make him take me...

When FH and I started dating I’d make him take me to all the nearby Jonathan Gold recommendations whenever I visited him (and got totally hooked on the spring rolls at Golden Deli, which made it hard...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 22, 18, 5:18 pm
Replies: 124
Views: 14,012
Posted By Calcifer

I find the Oatly brand of oat milk highly...

I find the Oatly brand of oat milk highly acceptable even as a milk drinker (Mom is vegan so I have tried a few). If you are a coffee drinker, the vegan creamers taste much better in coffee than the...
Forum: Japan
Dec 21, 17, 7:46 pm
Replies: 106
Views: 17,279
Posted By Calcifer

Nope. 😂 More of a sable girl when it comes to...

Nope. 😂 More of a sable girl when it comes to Tokyo omiyage, so I'll have to leave it to others as to whether it's a good representation of a Tokyo Banana. For me, it was just unpleasant and not...
Forum: Japan
Dec 21, 17, 7:26 am
Replies: 106
Views: 17,279
Posted By Calcifer

Not that KitKats are normally very natural...

Not that KitKats are normally very natural tasting, but these were just overwhelmingly fake smelling/tasting for me and I didn't care to finish one (even in mini size). Of course YMMV, but if you...
Forum: Japan
Dec 20, 17, 7:12 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,374
Posted By Calcifer

Have to agree--if you really were asking at NRT...

Have to agree--if you really were asking at NRT about the Tokyo to NRT ticket I suspect they were telling you that you couldn't use the ticket from NRT, not that your bus was full (airport buses...
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