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“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie. “

“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie. “

Jim Davis Luckily, for my job, I get to experience many very different activities that happen around the 518 that I’ve been missing out out while I was at school. Most recently on Sept 11th I worked the Carrot Festival at Congregation Agudat Achim in Schenectady. […]

“Wine makes a symphony of a good meal.”

“Wine makes a symphony of a good meal.”

Fernande Garvin I’m sorry this took me a bit of time to gather all of my thoughts together but I’ve finally been able to organize all that I ate, drank and the great people I met. The weekend of September 9-11 was the Saratoga Wine […]

WNYT News Channel 13

WNYT News Channel 13

I’m a recent college graduate (from NYC) and I came home (to the 518) in hopes to get a job, save up some money and figure out what I want to do for my career, where my passions are. I graduated in May 2010 and […]

“Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.”

“Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.”

Ernest Hemingway I’ve been going to the Van Dyck since I was younger and have always enjoyed their food so I was really excited to learn that they were going to be starting up the microbrewery, Mad Jack. Since I’d never had these beers before, […]

Shake Shack, NYC

Shake Shack, NYC

I just found this on YouTube and was really excited about it, I made it to one of my FAVORITE channels! So I wanted to share it! I used to go to school at NYU and during lunch one day at Shake Shack in NYC, […]

“Whatever you do, pour yourself into it”

“Whatever you do, pour yourself into it”

Robert Mondavi The weekend before last (Aug 21) I went to Tanglewood in Lenox, MA to experience the Robert Mondavi tour, as you probably saw me advertise quite a few times on my blog and Facebook page/Twitter. I’m sorry it’s taken me so long to […]

“Conversation is Food for the Soul”

“Conversation is Food for the Soul”

Mexican Proverb I don’t eat Mexican food very often, mostly because of how my stomach feels afterward not because I don’t enjoy it. A friend of mine was moving to North Carolina so I figured a “good-bye dinner,” if you will, would be a good […]

“Don’t be afraid to make a mistake. But make sure you don’t make the same mistake twice.”

“Don’t be afraid to make a mistake. But make sure you don’t make the same mistake twice.”

Akio Morita I’ve written plenty of blog entries on Japanese food because I love it but each Japanese food place is different and specialize in different types of food. Recently, I went to Sushi Yoshi (1818 State Route 9, Lake George) and was surprised to find […]

“Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesn’t mean the circus has left town. “

“Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesn’t mean the circus has left town. “

George Carlin Since this is fair season, I figure it would be a good time to write about one of the fairs I went to this summer. Yes, I know it’s already over but hopefully this blog entry will not only get you in the […]

NEW ENGLAND VACATION

NEW ENGLAND VACATION

As those of you who keep up with my Facebook know, I was on vacation last week so I wasn’t able to write as many blog entries as I usually do. Once a year we usually visit family in New Hampshire and then my Mom’s […]