Some time ago I spent 18 months in Memphis. Although eating a lot of foods that weren’t indigenous to New York didn’t treat my system all that well, one that did was shrimp and grits. I mean, take two things I love, add andouille sausage to it; what can go wrong? It turns out a […]

Let me preface this by saying that I’ve never really been a chicken wings fan. I don’t like hot wings because I don’t like spicy food. Most of the time there doesn’t seem to be enough meat on the wings to justify the effort it takes to eat them properly. And of course the cost […]

A friend of mine said he was taking me somewhere I’d never been before, and he wasn’t lying. We ended up at a place called Dee’s Diner in Mattydale at 1900-1914 Brewerton Rd, in a small plaza that’s just across the street from Strike ‘n Spare bowling alley if you need a landmark. At first […]

I often have no idea what’s going on in town so it’s a good thing that I have some friends who are paying attention here and there. It’s because of one of these friends that I got to participate in the grand pre-opening of the new Gordon Biersch restaurant in Destiny USA on Thursday. It’s […]

I received an invite from my friend Sunny, the one who last year tried to kill me in a trek at Green Lakes, to break out of my mold and participate in what I’m calling Trivia Night at Wise Guys, the comedy club/restaurant that has made its way around the city and multiple locations over […]