Category Archives: Restaurants

Scalloped Potatoes with Rosemary

This is a very hearty, heavy dish that gets better and better the more cheese you add. Scalloped Potatoes 3 tbsp butter 3 lbs potatoes washed and sliced thin 1 1/4 cup cream 1 1/4 cup milk 1/2 cup finely … Continue reading

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Yet Another Lazy Sunday

This weekend is a big sports day in the states and I feel a little lazy. The photos are from Katherine’s smart phone during my birthday meal at Ashley’s. I would not let her turn on the flash since: A) … Continue reading

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Hurricanes, absinthe and American history

By Katherine One reaches a point in life that she simply has enough souvenir glasses, perhaps by 22. So instead of plunking down some hard-earned presidents for a hurricane and the pretty take-home glass at Pat O’Briens, the famed bar … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday in the Big Easy

Recently for Katherine’s birthday we headed farther south to a quiet little town called New Orleans. Needless to say we ate a lot of really good food, drank a lot of really good wine and stomached quite a lot of … Continue reading

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Where the locals eat on Seneca Lake

These photos are from the Ports Cafe and Big Johnson’s restaurants in the Finger Lakes region of New York. Both are probably the best places to eat if a person was visiting. Of course the cuisine offered is polar opposites, … Continue reading

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Bastardizing the Bellini

By Katherine We really are the worst tourists. On our honeymoon in Venice, we decided to pop by the famed Harry’s Bar, birthplace of the bellini. We took a look at the menu, decided the bellinis were overpriced and walked … Continue reading

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English Food?

Just a few more shots from the wife’s trip to London. Above, the sausage and egg bap and the bubble and squeak at Wallace & Co in Putney. Fish and chips are par for the course when in London. So … Continue reading

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