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Author Topic: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread  (Read 727017 times)

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1340 on: February 28, 2017, 07:33:55 PM »
True. I've lived in the FTs for the last 7 years. Having grown up in NNJ, I would say the best by far is Chopstix in Teaneck
Best value for $$ is def New Kosher Special in Elizabeth.
Best overall is David Chu's in Baltimore.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1341 on: February 28, 2017, 07:45:45 PM »
Best value for $$ is def New Kosher Special in Elizabeth.
Best overall is David Chu's in Baltimore.

IMO there is not a big difference between Chinese food. It all pretty much tastes the same everywhere. I go to the cheapest place

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1342 on: February 28, 2017, 08:59:58 PM »
IMO there is not a big difference between Chinese food. It all pretty much tastes the same everywhere. I go to the cheapest place
definitely not true

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1343 on: February 28, 2017, 09:05:26 PM »
IMO there is not a big difference between Chinese food. It all pretty much tastes the same everywhere. I go to the cheapest place


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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1344 on: February 28, 2017, 10:41:42 PM »
definitely not true

My opinion is not true lol

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1345 on: March 07, 2017, 10:15:52 AM »
I saw last night that work finally started on seasons express by pick wick. Bulldozer finally demolished whatever it was that was there, a really, really old service station.
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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1346 on: March 07, 2017, 10:42:42 AM »
I wonder when the shul is getting kicked out. They just had their varience meeting

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1347 on: March 15, 2017, 11:37:48 AM »
Anyone stay at the Long Beach Hotel? Impressions and tips appreciated. Also interested in any ways to get discounted rates (compared to their site).

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1348 on: March 15, 2017, 12:20:07 PM »
Anyone stay at the Long Beach Hotel? Impressions and tips appreciated. Also interested in any ways to get discounted rates (compared to their site).


Thats not in the 5 Towns or Rockaway. Sorry.
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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1349 on: March 15, 2017, 12:23:50 PM »
Anyone stay at the Long Beach Hotel? Impressions and tips appreciated. Also interested in any ways to get discounted rates (compared to their site).



Don't know anyone who's gone there by choice. People rent it out for Simchas etc but never heard of anyone going for fun. You'd be better off at the Allegria

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1350 on: March 15, 2017, 12:40:01 PM »
Anyone stay at the Long Beach Hotel? Impressions and tips appreciated. Also interested in any ways to get discounted rates (compared to their site).

 The benefit of the long beach hotel is that it has a kosher restaurant on location. However, I've eaten there and to be honest it was nothing special.   On top of that, the hotel is not even on the beach, it's one or two blocks away. I second the opinion that you're better off at the Allegria.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1351 on: March 15, 2017, 12:45:00 PM »
The benefit of the long beach hotel is that it has a kosher restaurant on location. However, I've eaten there and to be honest it was nothing special.   On top of that, the hotel is not even on the beach, it's one or two blocks away. I second the opinion that you're better off at the Allegria.
Another benefit of the Allegria is that on Thursday nights during football season you can spot the Yeshiva boys standing on the boardwalk watching TNF through the windows.
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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1352 on: March 15, 2017, 03:13:50 PM »
The benefit of the long beach hotel is that it has a kosher restaurant on location. However, I've eaten there and to be honest it was nothing special.   On top of that, the hotel is not even on the beach, it's one or two blocks away. I second the opinion that you're better off at the Allegria.

Menu is small, but food is pretty good actually.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1353 on: March 21, 2017, 11:06:20 AM »

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1354 on: March 21, 2017, 11:07:11 AM »
And just like that - Courtside is closed. That was quick.

http://yeahthatskosher.com/2017/03/5-towns-courtside-grill-has-closed-will-reopen-under-new-management/

Under current management. Yes. Re-opening soon though. (Not that I ever enjoyed their food much)
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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1355 on: March 21, 2017, 11:09:47 AM »
Under current management. Yes. Re-opening soon though. (Not that I ever enjoyed their food much)

I figured I was gonna get that response. Im pointing out that it was quick for a management/ownership team to go down that quick, especially with a concept that anyone would think would succeed in a place like the 5 towns.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1356 on: March 21, 2017, 11:12:02 AM »
I figured I was gonna get that response. Im pointing out that it was quick for a management/ownership team to go down that quick, especially with a concept that anyone would think would succeed in a place like the 5 towns.

They paid waaaayyy too much for the place.
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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1357 on: March 21, 2017, 11:36:15 AM »
I figured I was gonna get that response. Im pointing out that it was quick for a management/ownership team to go down that quick, especially with a concept that anyone would think would succeed in a place like the 5 towns.

Since when is the restaurant industry success rate based on logic?

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1358 on: March 21, 2017, 04:01:53 PM »
I figured I was gonna get that response. Im pointing out that it was quick for a management/ownership team to go down that quick, especially with a concept that anyone would think would succeed in a place like the 5 towns.

open right the first time and it can succeed. Guys had no concept of the food industry and it showed top to bottom. Not sure what new owners have up their sleeves but lets hope they do it right.

Same with 550. They renovated the store perfectly, teased people with what they had opening for years....Then they served sub par food with average service (I tried it twice and underwhelmed twice).....Don't see a future in that spot.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #1359 on: March 21, 2017, 08:25:33 PM »

Same with 550. They renovated the store perfectly, teased people with what they had opening for years....Then they served sub par food with average service (I tried it twice and underwhelmed twice).....Don't see a future in that spot.

completely forgot about that place. completely off my radar