Prompted by https://latin.stackexchange.com/q/92/11, I think we should decide this early: Do we accept recommendation requests?
There are a few points to consider:
Recommendation requests require a whole new level of moderation to keep them from devolving into a subjective "I hate you because you dislike the thing I like."
Because of this, most other sites don't accept them.
If we wanted to, we could do them right. We have several people here who are experienced in handling recommendation questions. We could set up the right policies and probably do fine if we thought it was worth it.
If we don't want to accept these, we should set up a clear answer, with clear consensus, explaining that we don't (and why). It's always nice to have something to point to when closing questions.