We’ve visited and have eaten at a lot of places throughout New England so we’ve learned about the importance of the area’s fishing towns and ports. In New England, seafood continues to reign supreme. Just as New England waters are known for their bounty of some of the best fish and seafood from the Atlantic, … More Seafood Summer Series at Siegel Bros.
Last week was the official start of summer and we’re looking forward to relaxing a bit, traveling and of course checking out more food-themed events and new places to eat. Below is a photo recap from this year’s Arts Bash, Burger Bash and Westchester Wine & Food. Enjoy! Burger Bash We attended Burger Bash for the … More Arts, Burgers, Food & Wine
If you’re a FIOS customer in the Westchester area and enjoy food, you probably find yourself watching Restaurant Hunter from time to time. Host Rob Petrone (along with Amanda Prince) visits different towns in the county and stops by select restaurants. In one episode, Rob ate at Dubrovnik, a Croatian restaurant in New Rochelle. We’ve driven … More Taste of Croatia
In 2013, we learned about Part of the Solution (POTS), a non-profit in the Bronx and a mainstay in the community which provides emergency food, social services, and legal representation to low-income families and individuals. In an interview with Executive Director Chris Bean, we learned how POTS got its start and also attended Harvest Dine-Around where … More Harvest Dine-Around 2015
When we’re not eating or working, we try to stay active whether it’s working out at the gym, enjoying yoga (Kristina), playing basketball (Allen) or riding our bikes. Riding on one of our favorite trails, we discovered La Lanterna, nestled away in a northern Yonkers neighborhood close to the Hastings-on-Hudson border. Interestingly enough, it had been … More Hidden Gem
According to our Yelp account, we’ve checked into Carlo’s Restaurant close to 15 times over the past few years. Since we live close, it’s our go-to spot for a quick slice of pizza or sit-down meal. On our last visit, we asked our server if we could interview Carlos himself and actually learned that the man behind … More The Man behind Carlo’s Restaurant
Recently, half of FP (Kristina) turned another year wiser and we decided to celebrate by going somewhere new to both of us. Our pick was Sam’s of Gedney Way, a classic american bistro and a White Plains institution since 1932. The dinner menu offers a variety of options, but we both went with the prix … More Sam’s of Gedney Way
If you live in Westchester County (or anywhere in the Northern US, for that matter!), we bet you’re ready for all this snow to disappear and for spring to finally arrive! Once it warms up, we’ll have even more reason to indulge in sweet treats from Penny Lick Ice Cream. In a previous blog post, we … More Worth Every Lick