Michigan Memories

While Allen was in Florida recently, Kristina visited family and friends in Michigan. Summertime in Northern Michigan means many things, but wine tasting and fresh fruit rise to the top of the list. Kristina’s family has operated a fruit farm for four generations. July is cherry season, always a treat! There’s nothing quite like picking … More Michigan Memories

Holidays Up North

Like everyone else, 2016 is in full gear for us. It’s back to the grind with work, being active (after all that holiday eating!) and bearing the cold temperatures of winter. In the past few week, we’ve enjoyed reading other fellow food blogger’s recaps of their 2015 including Katie Schlientz sharing her top dining experiences … More Holidays Up North

Homestyle Italian

Port Chester, on the New York/Connecticut border, has a wide range of food options. From sweet snacks at Paletas Fernandez to beach fare at bartaco, there’s something for everyone. We recently had a special night out at Tarry Lodge, which is owned and operated by Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich. Tarry Lodge offers the perfect mix … More Homestyle Italian

Back to Patricia’s

We were first introduced to Patricia’s few years back when we celebrated a friend’s birthday there. What we remember from that night was the great service, variety of options and large portions of delicious food. While we have some favorite places nearby for pizza and pasta, we decided to treat ourselves to date night and went to Patricia’s. … More Back to Patricia’s

Happy Hour Grows Up

If you’ve followed our blog for some time, you might recall that Kristina called East Harlem home for a number of years. Recently, one of her former colleagues was in town, which provided the perfect opportunity to visit the neighborhood and an old favorite hangout. Ricardo Steak House has a little more bling than we remembered, … More Happy Hour Grows Up

Summer Night Out

Now that summer is in full swing, we’re crossing things off our “must do” list. One place we try to visit at least once each summer is the The Beer Garden at Bohemian Hall in Astoria, Queens. (Check out a few pictures from a previous trip here!) It’s the perfect spot for relaxed outdoor drinks– … More Summer Night Out

Hot and Cool

Recently, we’ve enjoyed a few meals at Noda in White Plains. Noda is known for both its sushi and hibachi and we’ve given both a try over the last few weeks. As the weather heats up, sushi is high on our list for summer fare. So, it was off to Noda! We couldn’t start our … More Hot and Cool