The Capital Grille at 42nd Street

So this time around, my girlfriend wanted to eat at The Capital Grille which is located at 155 East 42nd which is located between Third Avenue and Lexington Avenue. Now the weather is definitely beginning to change and get much cooler but we still opted to dine outdoors. So yup, it was I needed to…

Japanese Food on Third Avenue

So the other evening, last minute my girlfriend came in from New Jersey and asked me to meet her and her husband for dinner at Wagamama which is located at the corner of 39th Street and Third Avenue. So what did I decide to eat? I had had a pretty big brunch so I knew…

A Visit to Pop’s Malt Shoppe

So while in Kuztown, PA, visiting the Crystal Cave we decided to have lunch in town at Pop’s Malt Shoppe. Oh my goodness, it was so reminiscent for me of when I was growing up and being a junior counselor in Moodus, Connecticut and going into town to hang out. It was just fun to…

Visiting the Crystal Cave

So I was lucky enough to find a day bus tour to Kutztown, PA to visit the historic Crystal Cave (an abundance of milky white formations that have been educating visitors now for 145 years) and then be able to enjoy a 40 minute train ride on board the WK & S in Kempton, PA.…

Central Park South’s Marea Restaurant

You guessed it 🙂 ! Time to meet a friend this week to enjoy another outdoor dining experience. This time we met at 240 Central Park South at a restaurant named Marea. Marea is a high-end Italian Seafood and homemade pasta restaurant whose chef is Michael White. So it was another I must have a…

New York’s Isle of Capri

It was time for another socially distanced outdoor dining experience only this time it was on the Upper East Side. I met my girlfriend at Isle of Capri which is located at 1028 Third Avenue. It was a cool and rainy evening and I know that I needed dessertLol So I decided to have a…

Outdoor Dining Facing Lincoln Center

So I was back to the Upper West Side across from Lincoln Center- not directly but in bird’s eye view for outdoor dining with a friend and we picked The Smith at 1900 Broadway. So I knew that I wanted dessert so I decided to get a side of brussel sprouts my all time favorite…

Vegan Outdoor Dining in the East Village

Another socially distanced outdoor dining experience in The East Village. This time is was at Avant Garden which is located at 130 E. 7th Street. Here is their menu: I decided on their Brussel Sprout Salad which had a bed of baby arugula, fig gastrique, candied walnuts, small cranberries, green apples with a sesame dressing.…

Socially Distanced Amish Adventure

So I decided to take a socially distanced bus road trip to Lancaster Pennsylvania and visit the land of the Amish. We each were assigned a socially distanced seat number and it worked out really well.  Here we are on the road at a King of Prussia rest stop.   First we did a short…

Divine Greek Cuisine on Third Avenue

I met a couple for lunch at Eleni’s the other day just a few blocks from my apartment at 19th Street and 3rd Avenue.  The food was fabulous!! And what did I order? I wasn’t all that hungry so I ordered an appetizer of Mediterranean Grilled Octopus, Onions, Capers, Fava Puree, Lemon and Herbs. It…