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“The shelf life of the modern hardback writer is somewhere between the milk and the yogurt.”

“The shelf life of the modern hardback writer is somewhere between the milk and the yogurt.”

John Mortimer EDIT: Yeh is now closed. There are a number of yogurt places showing up around the Capital District recently. First, 16 Handles came to Clifton Park, then TCBY opened in Albany & Latham and now there’s Yeh! in Crossgates in Guilderland. From what […]

“Sushi is not really about flavor as much as texture. Everything is usually made bite-size so you can eat it in one bite, which is more proper.”

“Sushi is not really about flavor as much as texture. Everything is usually made bite-size so you can eat it in one bite, which is more proper.”

Tim Hoffman EDIT: Hibachi X is now closed. I love sushi. I feel like I start every blog entry I wrote about sushi with that statement but it’s oh so true. Last night, I filled my stomach to the brim with sushi and it’s such […]

“Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o’clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.”

“Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o’clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.”

Barbara Jordan EDIT: Sweet Temptations is now closed. I love desserts. What I love more is that we have so many delicious dessert locations in this area. Your sweet craving can be fixed within a 10mile radius of your house, it’s awesome. Most recently I […]

“When Thomas Edison worked late into the night on the electric light, he had to do it by gas lamp or candle. I’m sure it made the work seem that much more urgent.”

“When Thomas Edison worked late into the night on the electric light, he had to do it by gas lamp or candle. I’m sure it made the work seem that much more urgent.”

George Carlin About a month or so ago I went down to NYC for a Member’s exclusive first peak at Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescense at the American Museum of Natural History running until January 2013. I grabbed a membership last year from Groupon but it’s […]

“Cook ingredients that you are used to cooking by other techniques, such as fish, chicken, or hamburgers. In other words be comfortable with the ingredients you are using.”

“Cook ingredients that you are used to cooking by other techniques, such as fish, chicken, or hamburgers. In other words be comfortable with the ingredients you are using.”

Bobby Flay I will admit it. I do love shopping at local farmer’s markets and I think the Schenectady Greenmarket is one of my favorite places to go in the summertime but I just can’t get passed the convenience, price and service of Price Chopper (& […]

“If you get thrown from a horse, you have to get up and get back on, unless you landed on a cactus; then you have to roll around and scream in pain.”

“If you get thrown from a horse, you have to get up and get back on, unless you landed on a cactus; then you have to roll around and scream in pain.”

Anonymous As many of you know, I work for a number of local radio stations when I’m not posting lovely blog entries for you all to read. One of my more recent events was at a relatively new bar in downtown Albany called the Barrel […]

“I’m an old-fashioned guy… I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something.”

“I’m an old-fashioned guy… I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something.”

Johnny Depp With the Summer season fast approaching, my visits to Lake George are becoming more frequent. Tuesday’s Tables today is going to be about The Boathouse (3210 Lake Shore Drive, Lake George). This wasn’t my first time going to The Boathouse. Since it has lake […]

“Bistro cooking is good, traditional food, earnestly made and honestly displayed. It is earthy, provincial, or bourgeois; as befits that kind of food, it is served in ample portions.”

“Bistro cooking is good, traditional food, earnestly made and honestly displayed. It is earthy, provincial, or bourgeois; as befits that kind of food, it is served in ample portions.”

David Liederman As some of you in the Schenectady area may have noticed, between Orienda Yoga and the yet to be opened Bier Abbey is the new Marotta’s Bar-Ristro (611 Union Street, Schenectady). The Bar-Risto opened about a week ago and from what I’ve heard when […]

“A museum is a place where one should lose one’s head.”

“A museum is a place where one should lose one’s head.”

Renzo Piano When I was younger, one of the places we always went to on field trips was the New York State Museum and now that I’ve gotten older, I feel like I take the fact that I live in the CAPITAL of New York […]

“I often hear people say that a person suffering from Alzheimer’s is not the person they knew. I wonder to myself – Who are they then?”

“I often hear people say that a person suffering from Alzheimer’s is not the person they knew. I wonder to myself – Who are they then?”

Bob DeMarco If you’ve never been in the situation where you have known someone with either Dementia or Alzheimer’s consider yourself lucky but don’t write it off as something that can’t affect you. It’s more than just forgetting if you locked the door when you […]