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Finding Pizza Excellence at Ollie’s In Upstate NY

pizzaAs many of you probably know, food is a big part of our travels and pizza is my favorite food…

When I first heard of Ollie’s, a new pizzeria opening in upstate NY, I immediately put it on my list of places that I wanted to check out. The space looked incredible and we figured that the pizza would be excellent considering one of the partners was Frank Pinello of Best Pizza¬†and The Pizza Show. Continue reading Finding Pizza Excellence at Ollie’s In Upstate NY

Searching For Gnome Mountain In High Falls, NY

GnomeOver the holiday weekend, Kim and I decided to take a short trip to upstate NY. We figured it would be nice to get away one last time before the school year begins.

Our first destination was lunch at a new pizza shop which recently opened. On the way, Kim did a search to see if there was anything else worth checking out in the area.

While doing her search, Kim asked me if I had heard of Gnome Mountain. Continue reading Searching For Gnome Mountain In High Falls, NY

Grab A Bite To Eat At This Unique Pagoda in NY- Walter’s Hot Dogs

Walters Hot DogsOver the years, we’ve visited many Asian temples and pagodas but we found one of the most unique ones close to home in Mamaroneck, New York.

Walters Hot Dogs is a hot dog stand with a roof which looks like a pagoda! It’s also on the National Register of Historic Places. Continue reading Grab A Bite To Eat At This Unique Pagoda in NY- Walter’s Hot Dogs

Is NYC’s Di Fara Pizza Destination Worthy?

Di Fara PizzaDi Fara Pizza, located in the Midwood area of Brooklyn, NY is considered to be one of the best pizzerias in the country.

The pizzeria is in a bizarre location considering that it’s located is a predominately Jewish area with just about all kosher shops. Regardless, people frequently make the trek to Avenue J to try a slice.

Years back, it made headlines for charging $5 per slice which is definitely pricey for pizza but not overly ridiculous these days. Continue reading Is NYC’s Di Fara Pizza Destination Worthy?

The Best New Burger In NYC Is Served At… Red Hook Tavern

Red Hook TavernBilly Durney’s Hometown Bar-B-Que serves the best ‘cue in New York City. His long anticipated second restaurant finally opened but in a different format than was originally expected.

The space was originally supposed to be a restaurant serving fried chicken. However it changed formats and became Red Hook Tavern, a new version of a classic, old school tavern. Continue reading The Best New Burger In NYC Is Served At… Red Hook Tavern

$179.25 + 7,400 Points= Trip for 4 to Buffalo, NY

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Back in January JetBlue Vacations offered $150 off $150 on vacation packages for a limited time. Soon after, they changed the terms where the $150 savings was on much higher priced packages.

Some people reported getting free trips due to the promo but I couldn’t find any offers that great. However, I did find a couple of options which wouldn’t cost a ton of money.

I decided to book a very quick trip to Buffalo, New York, a city that I had never visited before. The main purpose of the visit was to try some of the areas local food… Yes, we’re primarily talking about Buffalo wings! Continue reading $179.25 + 7,400 Points= Trip for 4 to Buffalo, NY