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Braised Short Ribs?

marydee May 7, 2012 04:41 PM

Trying to come up with an idea for our first wedding anniversary, and thought it might be nice to celebrate with a dinner similar to what we had at as our wedding dinner - braised short ribs (at the Capitol Event Theatre; highly recommend!).

Where can we find the BEST braised short ribs in the city?

Thanks for your input!

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  1. ingloriouseater RE: marydee May 8, 2012 03:02 AM

    the westerly on roncesvalles at howard park

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      marydee RE: ingloriouseater May 8, 2012 06:50 AM

      Amazing, thank you! I just looked at the menu and it sounds delicious. I've been hearing about the Westerly too, so this would be a great opportunity to try it!

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        ingloriouseater RE: marydee May 8, 2012 08:34 AM

        it reminds me one of my best comfort food meals, the horseradish mashed potatoes sealed the deal for me...

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          marydee RE: ingloriouseater May 8, 2012 08:56 AM

          Actually, upon reflection, horseradish mashed potatoes were the accompaniment for our wedding meal too. So that seals the deal for me too, haha!

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        marydee RE: ingloriouseater May 15, 2012 07:51 AM

        Thanks again for the recommendation. We went to the Westerly last night, and had an awesome meal. The braised short ribs were delicious. The apps and dessert were great too. We'll definitely be returning there - the rest of the menu looked great!

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          ingloriouseater RE: marydee May 16, 2012 03:15 AM

          my pleasure, i'm glad you enjoyed it as much as we do

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            hungryabbey RE: ingloriouseater Aug 20, 2012 03:36 PM

            Hey Ingorious (and mary) have you been to the westerly lately? Any recommendations? I think I will be going this weekend.


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              marydee RE: hungryabbey Aug 20, 2012 04:22 PM

              I haven't been since May, but we had a great dinner there. Service was friendly, nice relaxed but trendy atmosphere. I will definitely return sometime!

      3. biggreenmatt RE: marydee May 8, 2012 07:03 AM

        Had good braised short ribs at Keriwa a while ago.

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          marydee RE: biggreenmatt May 8, 2012 07:59 AM

          Thanks! Just checked their menu, and it looks like maybe the menu is changed seasonally - I don't see any braised short ribs on the menu right now. But this is definitely another spot I'm hoping to try in the near future.

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            jovialetr RE: marydee May 15, 2012 07:17 PM

            The braised short ribs I had at Keriwa in November 2011 were bison and were absolutely amazing. They seem to switch up the menu on a monthly basis and seem to always have a different preparation of bison as one of the entree choices. The bison short ribs were one of the best dishes I've had in the past year, so if they are on the menu again in the future, they are worth trying!

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          1moreround RE: marydee Aug 20, 2012 04:55 PM

          We were at Le Select last night and every Sunday, they have a braised short rib special, "braised for 72 hours". I thought it was really really amazing. You have to get there early though. They had ran out by 7:30pm last night and the server tells me that's normal.

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            marydee RE: 1moreround Aug 22, 2012 06:48 PM

            Thanks for the tip! We haven't been to Le Select for a few years now, so this sounds like a great reason to go back! They have the best French Onion soup too!

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            marydee RE: marydee May 11, 2014 04:28 PM

            Any new recommendations for Braised Short Ribs? It's become somewhat of an annual tradition!

            1. Charles Yu RE: marydee May 11, 2014 05:39 PM

              A surprisingly good version can be found at this out of the way gastro-pub - 'Hungry Brew Hops' in Newmarket.


              If one is in luck, they occasionally have whole roasted giant beef bone marrow serve with tasted garlic baguette and a side micro-green salad with lemon dressing. Nice appetizer.

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                marydee RE: Charles Yu May 12, 2014 11:58 AM

                Thanks! Sounds delicious, although a little out of the way. Welcoming any other suggestions!!

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