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Getting There: Parking can be a pain, but public transit is good (the Stony Brook stop on the Orange Line is mere blocks away). About the food and drink: We will provide some snacks but not really a full dinner.After a delicious meal, everyone tends to head on for more drinks or dancing. This group tends to be women in their 20s, 30s and 40s and just generally women that get ridiculously excited about food.Whether it’s cheap and cheerful or somewhere a bit fancier, you’ll go on a tastebud safari with this lot.We want to thank all of our partners for being so generous and for helping us make The Outing a success in over 5 years.Our current partners are listed though out the site.