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…

Midtown’s Best Pecan Pie

The other day I met a friend at Benjamin’s Prime, a New York City Steakhouse which is located at 38 E. 40th Street. And here is the best Pecan Pie Ever!!!!! The combination of pecans and gel and crust were out of this world. Coupled with the vanilla ice-cream just in the right proportionate amount.…

Labor Day in Port Jefferson

So on Monday I took the Long Island Railroad to my cousin’s stop which is Great Neck. Getting to Great Neck is about a 35 minute ride on the train and when I got there my cousin picked me up and she drove to Port Washington-the last stop on this line. Port Washington is a…

Lavo Restaurant and Nightclub

Lavo at 38 E.38th Street is an Italian restaurant that was also pre-lock down a Nightclub.  Here is part of the 2 level restaurant as it appears now. But here is where we ate 🙂 And what did I order? It was pretty humid out (actually we left the restaurant when it was just starting…

Outdoor Dining in New Jersey

So we had 5:30pm reservations at the end of our time on the Boardwalk in Asbury Park (see Travel tab) and we had reservations at a restaurant whose name 618.  It was located at 618 Park Avenue in Freehold New Jersey. The restaurant also caters and is presently expanding it premises as this is being…

A Day Trip to Asbury Park

So I was very fortunate when this gal that I know that lives in the city who happens to own a car suggested that we drive to Asbury Park, New Jersey and walk on the boardwalk and go out for dinner. Well, needless to say I was ecstatic.  Anything to get out of the city…

Lebanese Food on First Avenue

Another Friday evening in the city and time to meet a friend.  So this time my friend wanted to eat Lebanese food and I said, “Sure, why not?” So I met her in the East Village at Balade which is located 208 First Avenue. It was a hot and humid evening so I decided to…

Outdoor Dining near Lincoln Center

As I’ve mentioned in so many of my recent posts except for a walk or a visit to a park to meet a friend I’ve basically been meeting friends for dinner.  It’s the only way that people feel safe enough meeting and it’s the only activity actively open to the public. The also good news…