To one of these dinners Pitt was invited, and was subsequently accompanied by some of his colleagues.
There would be dinners, a Saturday night dance, slide shows and hundreds of ice climbing exhibits.
It is true that he looked upon general society as a waste of time and that he disliked poetry as "misrepresentation"; but he intensely enjoyed conversation, gave good dinners and delighted in music, in country sights and in making others happy.
There he continued his literary and scientific labours, enjoying congenial intercourse with such men as Matthew Boulton, James Keir, James Watt and Erasmus Darwin at the periodical dinners of the Lunar Society.
He was a celebrated gourmet, and his dinners were utilized by Napoleon as a useful adjunct to the arts of statecraft.
It used to be a popular resort for fish dinners, and it plays a prominent part in Charles Reade's novel of Christie Johnstone.
The lord provost and magistrates offer to him the keys of the city, and levees, receptions and state dinners revive in some degree the ancient glories of Holyrood.
In the opinion of the people he was now regarded as the embodiment of all legal virtue; his health was toasted at the dinners of the Whigs amid rounds of applause, and, in recompense for the loss of his seat in parliament, he was returned by Lord Clive for his pocket-borough of Bishop's Castle, in Shropshire, in January 1770.
In the early days of Washington it was a social centre of some importance, where many members of Congress as well as some cabinet officers and representatives of foreign countries lived and the President gave state dinners; and here were the studio, for two years, of Gilbert Stuart, and "Kalorama," the residence of Joel Barlow.
"'Tis comme a Londres," he wrote to Garrick from Paris; "I have just now a fortnight's dinners and suppers upon my hands."
You need not rest your reputation on the dinners you give.
His whole time was taken up with dinners and balls and was spent chiefly at Prince Vasili's house in the company of the stout princess, his wife, and his beautiful daughter Helene.
They had come by easy stages, their knapsacks conveyed on carts, and the Austrian authorities had provided excellent dinners for the officers at every halting place.
What dinners and balls!
"Not 'our Sovereign, the Emperor,' as they say at official dinners," said he, "but the health of our Sovereign, that good, enchanting, and great man!
He spent the greater part of his time away from home, at dinners, parties, and balls.
In 1809 Count Ilya Rostov was living at Otradnoe just as he had done in former years, that is, entertaining almost the whole province with hunts, theatricals, dinners, and music.
She did not go out into society; everyone knew that her father would not let her go anywhere without him, and his failing health prevented his going out himself, so that she was not invited to dinners and evening parties.
Brick, NJ 08723(732) 477-7922 Lo's Garden Chinese and Sushi Bar Lo's Garden Chinese Restaurant and Sushi Bar specializes in hand-rolled sushi, Chinese combination platters and sushi dinners.
The neighborhood knows Eddy's Place for the juicy and tender prime rib dinners and scrumptious homemade soups.
All dinners are served with bread, vegetables and a starch.
The restaurant serves cooked dinners and an extensive sashimi, sushi and sushi roll menu.
Those who dine in can also choose from a variety of martini drinks, beers, and wines to accompany their sushi dinners.
Some menu favorites include humus, falafel, aubergines as well as mezze platter dinners.
All dinners feature choice of potato, Texas toast, soup, salad and sundae bar.
The restaurant also offers home catering for cocktail parties, buffets and sit-down dinners.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1903(732) 296-9463catherinelombardi.com Surf and Italian Turf An Italian restaurant with an emphasis on seafood, dinners at Fresco can have the best of both worlds.
The restaurant also offers Shabbat-to-go dinners, which must be ordered two days in advance.
Most of the schnitzel dinners are priced in the $10 range and there are also inexpensive, but authentic beers from Austria and Germany.
Even better, guests can participate in one of the restaurant's special wine and food event dinners.
Seattle, WA 98168(206) 623-8375dennys.com/en/cms/Restaurant+Locator/43.html Beth's Cafe Since 1954, Beth's Café has served hearty breakfasts and dinners to late-night crowds.
Most of the dinners range from $20 to $30 each, though some of them are pricier or less expensive.
Dinners include shrimp, chicken tenders and buffalo wings.
Past dinners have included Swedish-style Buffalo Meatballs and Roasted Quail.
Beverly's is a destination for romantic dinners, anniversaries and special occasions.
The restaurant has a Chinese menu with appetizers, noodle and rice dinners and combination platters.
The Japanese menu offers appetizers, soups, salads, noodles, sushi, beef, seafood, and chicken dinners.
The restaurant serves sushi, appetizers, and teppanyaki dinners cooked on grills.
This no-frills eatery is known for its breakfast and Friday night prime rib dinners.
Locke-Ober3 Winter PlaceBoston, MA 02108(617) 542-1340lockeober.com L'Espalier A gourmet French restaurant in Boston's Back Bay utilizing locally-grown produce and fresh seafood, L'Espalier serves lunches and dinners on a prix fixe basis.
The menu features Japanese favorites such as hibachi shrimp, teriyaki steak and lobster steak dinners.
Serving dinners seven days a week, the restaurant mixes traditional Italian dishes with grilled steaks and chops.
Tempura and teriyaki dinners are served on sizzling plates and the sushi bar serves 60 different varieties of maki, nigiri and sashimi.
Hibachi dinners include soup, salad, fried rice, vegetables and any number of seafood or meat combinations.
Rochester NY 14623(585) 427-7420bazilrestaurant.com Tokyo Japanese Restaurant A teppanyaki-style restaurant, Tokyo Japanese Restaurant serves lunches and dinners from the hibachi or sushi bar.
Along with many varieties of pizza, this restaurant offers salads, pasta dinners, and Italian specialties featuring veal, chicken, or eggplant.
Offering moderately priced dinners, El Corral is a local favorite for those living in the Catalina Foothills and in Tucson proper.
Live jazz music accompanies dinners, and the restaurant claims "unparalleled martinis." Sullivan's offers more than a finely crafted steak; it also provides an evening's entertainment.
The menu is highlighted by roast beef and au jus dinners, as well as as regional favorite--roast beef sandwich on a kimmelwick roll, known as a beef on a wick.
Featuring a pizza bar, panini sandwiches, soups, salads, appetizers and dinners, the Hollowbrook has something for everyone.
The Bavarian Inn advertises an all-you-can-eat buffet of chicken dinners, coleslaw and homemade ice cream.
Menu items include an appetizer of green-lipped mussels and steak dinners featuring U.
Dinners are healthy portions and come with salad, baked potatoes or fries, and homemade rolls.
Country style dinners are their specialty, like the fried chicken basket, catfish filet or whitefish.
There is also a kids' menu and several private party options, including formal dinners or theme buffets.420 Queen St., Southington, CT(860) 329-0032woodntap.com/Southington.htm
The attached pub serves some of King Arthur's own micro-brews, the perfect drink to complement one of their hearty steak dinners.
Kabuki Japanese Steak & Seafood House3503 Franklin RoadRoanoke, Virginia 24014Tel: (540) 981-0222www.kabukiva.com Ben Gui Sushi For quaint dinners or large parties, Ben Gui Sushi serves fresh fish in a relaxed atmosphere.
Dinners start at $13.45 and go up to $36.45 for the Hibachi double lobster.
All dinners include soup, salad, vegetables and fried rice.
Restaurants in Delmar, New York, are easy to find, as most are located along Delaware Avenue, between Kenwood and Plymouth Avenues. 333 Café Named after its address, the 333 Café serves gourmet dinners in a trendy but casual atmosphere.
With its mix of family-owned and chain restaurants, Tampa offers a variety of steak dinners within any budget, served on a waterfront patio, a chandelier-lit dining room, or near one of its sports venues.
Dinners are priced from $15 to $20 not including drink or gratuity.
Dinners include Japanese onion soup, salad, hibachi vegetables, fried rice and two grilled shrimp.
Dinners range in price from $20 to $35 not including drinks or gratuity.
Dinners are served with a house salad and choice of one side.
Japanese appetizers feature beef, pot stickers, fish and edamame among many other choices, and entrees vary from chicken, salmon or beef teriyaki, spicy udon or miso soup with a side of vegetables, as well as vegetarian sushi dinners.
The soups are homemade, and the bread is right out of the oven, and all dinners include the salad bar.
The hearty steak dinners include a certified Angus beef steak, salad, bread and a side item, ensuring diners get the most bang for their buck.
The menu features fish, clam, shrimp, scallops and chicken tender dinners.
The Pacific Rim cuisine here features Eggs Benedict at breakfast, curries and fresh fish at lunch, steak and lobster dinners along with their other offerings.
Nonchicken dinners include barbecued ribs, beer-battered halibut and Oktoberfest sauerbraten.
Catch Restaurant34 Church StreetWinchester, Massachusetts 01890(781) 729-1040catchrestaurant.com Legal Seafood Sample the clam chowder recipe that has been served at Presidential Inauguration dinners since 1981.
The gluten-free menu includes everything from soups and appetizers like Foccacia bread served with roasted garlic butter to pizza to gourmet dinners and deserts.
The chef, Joe, makes all dinners for the restaurant guests.
Steak dinners come with a variety of sides, including creamed spinach, whipped potatoes, onion rings, truffled macaroni and cheese, and seasonal vegetables.
This casual steakhouse features many of their signature steak dinners, hand-cut everyday for the freshest selection.
If you want to eat a casual steak dinner or you are looking for a formal location after a day of activities, top steakhouses in Illinois feature quality steak dinners in a relaxing setting.
It has five private dining rooms and its main dining room is candlelit, making it perfect for romantic dinners.
The menu has many French dishes and some three- and four-course dinners.
Kyojin allows guests to choose sides like squid tempura, egg cakes and age tofu to round out their dinners.
Thin-crust pizza is the specialty, but they also feature chowder, salads and antipasto; seafood and Italian dinners; and a decadent listing of dessert options.
All dinners and pasta are served with fresh baked bread and either soup or a salad.
For truly romantic dinners, these Kauai restaurants have earned their reputations.
Executive Chef Shige Fujimoto's restaurant specializes in multiple course dinners, from light appetizers through tasting trays to delectable desserts, but you can order ala crate if you want to keep things simple or keep your costs lower.
In the southern part of the monastery is the church of Sergius, beneath which are spacious rooms where 200,000 dinners are distributed gratis every year to the pilgrims. The bell-tower, 320 ft.