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Disney World: Pop Century and Spring Training

Last Saturday morning, this was my view: Warmth, sun and relaxation — well sorta. I was in Disney World for the weekend to catch a spring training game between the Yankees and Braves, and then headed to Epcot on Sunday before catching the last flight home. The big resorts at Disney are nice, but when… Continue reading Disney World: Pop Century and Spring Training

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Places to Eat During Lake George Area Restaurant Week

My apologies Adirondack foodie friends for this post coming in the middle of the week, but things have been a little crazy around here. This week is Restaurant Week in the Lake George area, and while unfortunately I am traveling because of work and am not around to enjoy most of it, I did eat… Continue reading Places to Eat During Lake George Area Restaurant Week

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Top Chef’s Ash Fulk Talks About His Love of Cooking

Last week I was invited to the press reception for the Cheeses of France pop-up shop in Manhattan, where Chef Ash Fulk, a contestant on Season 6 of Bravo’s “Top Chef,” was cooking up a creamy, cheesy mac n’ cheese.  Fulk, a California native who now works in Manhattan, was nice enough to talk with… Continue reading Top Chef’s Ash Fulk Talks About His Love of Cooking

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Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato and Basil ‘Sandwiches’

The Saturday before Easter I headed to the Wegmans near my Dad’s to pick up items for dinner the next day. If you have ever been to a Wegmans, you know it’s hard to leave there with out coming out with at least half a dozen items you didn’t go in there for. Fourty dollars later, my… Continue reading Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato and Basil ‘Sandwiches’

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New Year’s Resolutions Revisited

Let’s talk about resolutions. I deliberately waited a week to write about this, because I hate the health campaign hype created by PR companies just to get people to buy their client’s latest product. This year I’ve changed the word resolutions to goals. Resolution seem like too much of a commitment and if you’re a… Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions Revisited

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Juice It Up at Cafe R in Midtown Manhattan

One of my New Year’s goals was to go back to juicing. I spent a lot of money on fruit, but I felt much better when I was doing it. Enter new work schedules, zero time in the morning and spending time straightening my hair every morning won out over spending 20 minutes making juice… Continue reading Juice It Up at Cafe R in Midtown Manhattan