For a change I’m going to write a review when it’s really fresh instead of trying to wrack my brain later. We literally just got back from our first, but definitely not last, visit to Mazadar Mediterranean Kitchen in Albany. I didn’t feel like taking pictures, but you can find a lot of good ones over at Yelp. The restaurant is conveniently located on Central in a strip mall sort of across from Kohl’s near New Karner. The space is bright and clean and roomy. Continue reading
We love Tara Kitchen in Schenectady, but the limited seating can be a bit of a bummer as we really only go at odd times when we think we can get a table. So when we saw that another Moroccan place was opening in Galleria 7 Market in Latham we were pretty excited. Their menu looks really ambitious for a stall in the market, so that was a little odd, but we wanted to give them a try. The first time we went was the first or second day they were open and they only had a few items, which was disappointing, and honestly I don’t even know what we got, but it was so-so. Our second visit was more representative. Continue reading
See McDonald’s put coupons in newspaper to get free fries and a drink (any size!) with purchase of fancy new sandwich.
See me fall for it.
See me try it.
See me remember why I never eat at McDonald’s.
As I indicated earlier, we had a long-planned trip to Disney World in Orlando this fall that has now come and passed. We spent a Saturday at the Magic Kingdom and Sunday at Epcot, then a stop at Disney Springs on Monday. So it wasn’t a long visit, and I certainly didn’t get to eat everything AJ recommends, but I did the best I could. Continue reading
Late in the summer we took a drive out to the Berkshire Botanical Garden in Stockbridge, MA. It was nice enough, but given the dry summer and lateness of our visit in the season, it was just OK. I suspect it would be much more worthwhile during peak season, which is when I would recommend going.
But, being me, of course I had to scope out someplace interesting nearby to get lunch. And, being us, Mediterranean is always a good place to start looking. That led us to Naji’s Mediterranean Cuisine in Great Barrington. It was a good choice and we’d happily return if in the area. Continue reading
I’ll try to make this painless if you have no interest in hearing about our theme park visit, go ahead and click over to something more to your liking. I do have a lot of info on the food, but there’s also quite a bit on the rides, etc., which I didn’t talk about much after our last visit in November 2016.
Last year I damaged my back shortly before our trip, which meant almost no rides for me. This time, as luck would have it, we had planned a short visit to see my parents in Florida right when Hurricane Irma was also planning to visit. Off we went and this is what happened (but look at this gorgeous view as we flew from Upstate NY)…