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Afro-German Tea Room and others

by Marsha L. » Thu Feb 08, 2018 2:51 pm

Tonight at Cooking at the Cottage we have a demo class titled "Remembering the Afro-German Tea Room". Porcini's Chef John Plymale used to work there as a young cook and will be revisiting a few of their classic recipes.

What other "gone-but-not-forgotten" restaurants do you think folks would be interested in reminiscing about? We'd like to add a few more classes to this idea and make it a series!
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Re: Afro-German Tea Room and others

by Robin Garr » Thu Feb 08, 2018 3:03 pm

Marsha L. wrote:What other "gone-but-not-forgotten" restaurants do you think folks would be interested in reminiscing about? We'd like to add a few more classes to this idea and make it a series!

Casa Grisanti? A ton of chefs and FOH people came out of there, so there's be plenty of folks probably eager to participate.

Kunz's? I'll bet Linda could make that happen. :D

Corbett's? Too soon?
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Re: Afro-German Tea Room and others

by Steve Shade » Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:47 pm

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Re: Afro-German Tea Room and others

by Carol C » Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:35 pm

We really hope that Chef John will repeat the Afro-German Tea Room class! It was one of our favorite restaurants but unfortunately we had another commitment tonight :( . Other suggestions: Ed Garber of the old 610; Steve Coomes or others at 6th Avenue; Commadore Tea Room (not sure who the chef was?) and, of course, Kunz's :D !!!
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Re: Afro-German Tea Room and others

by GaryF » Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:50 am

I loved The Fig Tree- I used to take my ,mother for lunch every month or so.
Does anyone remember the wonderful French bakery Ed Garber opened on Washington St? It was open very very late so you could go to the bars and drop in for an onion tart or pastry- it was wonderful.
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Re: Afro-German Tea Room and others

by Carla G » Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:40 am

I really miss Myra’s (off Grinstead) .
The Chapel (at Bakery Square.)
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