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“What do you mean he don’t eat no meat?…Oh, that’s okay. I make lamb”

“What do you mean he don’t eat no meat?…Oh, that’s okay. I make lamb”

Aunt Voula, My Big Fat Greek Wedding I love being able to eat food from other countries. I always find it fascinating that each country has a kind of food that you relate to them. For example, food from Spain is paella or something to do with […]

“Anybody who doesn’t think that the best hamburger place in the world is in his home town is a sissy.”

“Anybody who doesn’t think that the best hamburger place in the world is in his home town is a sissy.”

Calvin Trillin I may enjoy vegetarian meals sometimes and I love fresh vegetables but when you come down to it- I’m a meat girl & I love burgers. I was so excited when I got an email from Juicy Burgers & More (5 New Karner Road, Guilderland & 15 Trieble […]

“Beer is the Danish national drink, and the Danish national weakness is another beer.”

“Beer is the Danish national drink, and the Danish national weakness is another beer.”

Clementine Paddleford I don’t call myself a beer connoisseur by ANY means but I know what I like and I know I like beer. For Saturday’s Spots, I figured with the Saratoga Beerfest going on today this is only appropriate. I understand Price Chopper isn’t really […]

“Me want cookie!”

“Me want cookie!”

Cookie Monster, Sesame Street Unless you dislike sweet treats as a whole, I feel as if everyone has that feeling from time to time- “Me want cookie!” Also, on the website for Bake For You (475 State Street, Albany), owner Linda Kindlon used another favorite Cookie […]

“The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.”

“The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.”

Plato I love that after living in Schenectady for so long, this blog has led me to learn about little parts of our history that I had no idea about. For example, I received an email some time ago about the Schenectady Day Nursery (25 […]

“Enthusiasm is the yeast that raises the dough.”

“Enthusiasm is the yeast that raises the dough.”

Paul J. Meyer I don’t frequent Saratoga as often as I’d like but when I do think about it I think of class. The shops and restaurants on Broadway which is more upscale than and has a completely different feel than downtown Albany. I recently […]

“Caesar salad is one of my favourite lunch foods. You can shovel it in and talk at the same time.”

“Caesar salad is one of my favourite lunch foods. You can shovel it in and talk at the same time.”

Janet Street-Porter I’ve heard of Bountiful Bread, I’ve heard about the food at Bountiful Bread, I’ve walked past Bountiful Bread, checked out the Bountiful Bread menu but until two weeks ago, I had never personally experienced it. I was surprised to learn that Bountiful Bread […]

“The best things in life are unseen. That’s why we close our eyes when we kiss, laugh and eat cupcakes.”

“The best things in life are unseen. That’s why we close our eyes when we kiss, laugh and eat cupcakes.”

Anonymous Today, Sunday, is the Superbowl. Patriots vs. Giants, a dream game for the New England region. I don’t see my blog as a way for me to take sides in anything have it be politics or sports, I like to keep it neutral. But, […]

“There’s no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.”

“There’s no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.”

Kevin James I love the ability to try different kinds of food from the area in one fell swoop, one place, everyone brought together in one place and I can compare them properly. I saw Pizza Wars was coming up at Proctors Theater in Schenectady […]

“Not on one strand are all life’s jewels strung.”

“Not on one strand are all life’s jewels strung.”

William Morris Usually on Wednesdays I write about a Local Blog but today instead, though I’m still gonna keep it local,  I’m gonna talk about a local artist/jewelry maker Chrissey Dittus. I will preface this with the fact that she is my Aunt but besides […]