Hi NYS/CT board! In an effort to help get this board rolling and get everyone talking, ieatalotoficecream, biondanonima, coll, gastronomos, and I thought we would reach out to all of you to share our vision for the board and give you a space to share your ideas for growing the community too. Our two states have a bounty of delicious food and beverages and this is a great gathering place for us to share and discuss all of our finds in a friendly, welcoming environment.
As always, restaurant reviews (both on new places and new takes on old places!) are great, and general sharing of restaurant information is always helpful. We would love to see a greater focus on personal experiences (with detail that will hopefully draw new readers to our forum), rather than basic posts about what may have opened or closed that do not encourage a dialogue. We will be adding a few “best-of” category threads-- burgers, pizza, bagels, for example (more ideas welcome!). What other kinds of posts would you like to see?
We would like to encourage you to reach out to people who may be interested in joining our board and growing our discussions. The more people that are involved, the better our community and discussions become! Where do you think we should be reaching out to find more interested members?
We will be posting the date of our first NYS/CT HOdown soon so we can all get to know each other. If you have ideas for similar gatherings, please share them! Restaurants, breweries, wineries, the options are endless… what places would you like to check out with likeminded food-focused folks?
There’s even more to the food scene in NYS/CT - so what else can we do to build our site and create interesting, diverse content? Long Island and Upstate folks, you are part of this board too and we’d love to have you join more. Maybe you can reach out to others in your area to come on over! I see a few on CH but we’d love to have you here. Let’s talk right now – what do you all think?