“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.”

Norman Vincent Peale EDIT: Charbonnel et Walker is now closed. I recently took a day trip to New York City (on December 28th) to see the Christmas decorations before they were taken down for the… Continue reading

“It is better to have burnt and lost, then never to have barbecued at all”

Anonymous EDIT – Rubbin’ Butts is now closed. I want to start off this blog entry with a disclaimer, I don’t tend to like BBQ food (except for Dinosaur BBQ or homemade) but… Continue reading

“Love, like a chicken salad a restaurant has, must be taken with blind faith or it loses its flavor”

Helen Rowland Recently, I went to the Log Jam (Rt 9 & Rt 149, Lake George) with my family for some dinner. The menu isn’t too large but because everything sounds so good, I… Continue reading

“Writers really live in the mind and in hotels of the soul.”

Edna O’Brien For my Uncle’s birthday this year, my Mom, Aunt, Uncle and I stayed a few nights at the Six Flags Great Escape Lodge and Indoor Waterpark in Lake George, NY. Even… Continue reading

“A bath and a tenderloin steak. Those are the high points of a man’s life.”

Curt Siodmak I love hibachi. What’s more fun than not only NOT having to cook dinner but to be able to watch it being cooked for you and with a show! A new… Continue reading

“….there are more different sausages in Germany than there are breakfast foods in America, and if there is a bad one among them then I have never heard of it…”

H.L. Mencken EDIT – A second location is now open in Schenectady. The Fall season not only makes me personally crave apples and pumpkins but German food thanks to various Oktoberfests in the… Continue reading

“The average Hollywood film star’s ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend. “

Katharine Hepburn After living in NYC, I still do visit as often as I can and even though I hate Times Square, I tend to always find myself there. This past week, my… Continue reading

“When the apple is ripe it will fall.”

Irish Proverb One of my favorite fall time activities is apple picking but since being away at school the past 4 years I haven’t been able to so my goal this fall was… Continue reading

“The perfect lover is one who turns into a pizza at 4:00 a.m.”

Charles Pierce I’ve been eating pizza from Homestyle since I could remember, it was always our go-to pizza place in Schenectady. Even after it moved I have ordered food to-go as mentioned in… Continue reading

“Cinema is a matter of what’s in the frame and what’s out”

Martin Scorsese While I’m watching a movie, I find myself looking for something to snack on. I have it in my brain that I need to eat while I’m at the movies. Usually… Continue reading

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