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“Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.”

“Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.”

Mark Twain A few weekends ago was the Jay St Italian Festival as well as St. George’s Greek Festival. I went with my Mom and we planned to have dinner at the Italian festival and dessert at the Greek festival.Our first stop was at Cornell’s […]

“I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick, not wounded: dead.”

“I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick, not wounded: dead.”

Woody Allen EDIT- Nikko’s Hibachi has closed. I don’t know about any of you but I’ve wanted to go to Nikko’s Hibachi/Buffet since it opened on 1893 Central Ave, Colonie. The price for dinner is pretty steep but I eventually gave in and went with my […]

“Thank God It’s Friday”

“Thank God It’s Friday”

TGIFriday’s Motto I’m glad that I get to write a few blog entries on some very well-known chain restaurants because since these aren’t just in the 518 and you’re someone who’s scared of trying new foods, places like Applebees, Ruby Tuesday’s and in this case […]

“Friends are the Bacon Bits in the Salad Bowl of Life.”

“Friends are the Bacon Bits in the Salad Bowl of Life.”

Anonymous I’ve lived in my house for almost my entire life in walking distance of upper Union Street and in walking distance of probably my favorite deli, Gershon’s (1600 Union Street, Schenectady). Not only can you buy the best deli products around but it’s a […]

“Although I cannot lay an egg, I am a very good judge of omelettes”

“Although I cannot lay an egg, I am a very good judge of omelettes”

George Bernard Shaw I love Perreca’s pizza. Love may be an understatement, but you get the point (read my previous blog entry on their fantastic pizza).When I heard that they were opening up a restaurant next door, More Perrecas, I was excited to try it […]

“Without the curry, boiled rice can be very dull.”

“Without the curry, boiled rice can be very dull.”

C. Northcote Parkinson I’ve mentioned before that I frequent Mr. Wasabi (1671 Union Street, Schenectady) often and this time, I tried something new! Read my previous blog entry on Mr. Wasabi for more ideas if this isn’t what you like. I had craved curry for a […]

“You do not sew with a fork, and I see no reason why you should eat with knitting needles.”

“You do not sew with a fork, and I see no reason why you should eat with knitting needles.”

Miss. Piggy I have eaten at Golden House (1707 Union Street, Schenectady) many times since my boyfriend tends to crave Chinese food after he works all day in a warehouse. Usually I order vegetable lo mein and he orders chicken and mushrooms with oyster sauce. […]

“You can find your way across this country using burger joints the way a navigator uses stars.”

“You can find your way across this country using burger joints the way a navigator uses stars.”

Charles Kuralt Check my previous blog entry on Shake Shack in Madison Square Park in New York City. These past couple of weeks have been beautiful and therefore perfect weather for the track and furthermore Shake Shack! My Mom and I go to Shake Shack […]

“Only in America – do we buy hot dogs in packages of ten and buns in packages of eight”

“Only in America – do we buy hot dogs in packages of ten and buns in packages of eight”

Anonymous I’ve written about Lakeside Farms (336 Schauber Rd, Ballston Lake) in a previous blog entry on the tasty Apple Cider Donuts they sell but this entry is about what they offer for an eat-in lunch. My Mom, Grandma and I went for a late Sunday […]

“Every great film should seem new every time you see it.”

“Every great film should seem new every time you see it.”

Roger Ebert One of my favorite summer memories as a kid was going to the Malta Drive-In Theater (2785 U.S. 9, Ballston Spa). This past weekend I went again to see Despicable Me and Dinner for Schmucks and I still find it to be one […]