A couple dining at Balthazar in NYC got a pretty sweet deal when they ordered the cheapest bottle of wine on the menu.
Rather than get served the $18 bottle of wine they ordered, they were brought the restaurant’s most expensive bottle, a $2,000 Bordeaux!
Continue reading Oops! Couple Orders $18 Wine, Served $2,000 Bordeaux at Balthazar NYC
It’s safe to say that the majority of us would assume that pooping on subways and busses is not allowed.
However, NYC’s MTA (Metropolitan Transportation Authority) was “
slated to formally ban defecating on its subways, buses and transit facilities during its meeting“, according to the New York Post. Continue reading Pooping To Be Officially Banned By NYC MTA On Buses & Subways
When you stop by NYC’s , odds are pretty hight that there will be a line. (I’m not sure how true that is at the moment due to the COVID-19 pandemic though.) Prince Street Pizza
The shop is known for a variety of tasty pizzas, especially their Soho Squares topped with pepperoni. The shop is also famous for being in the location of the of the first Ray’s Pizza.
Continue reading NYC’s Prince Street Pizza Is Expanding With New LA Shop This Summer
Last month, I wrote about . The restaurant is located in NYC’s East Harlem neighborhood which is a bit of a trip for us from our home in Brooklyn. how my family got to eat a meal from NYC’s most exclusive restaurant
Whenever we find ourselves so far uptown, there’s a pizzeria that we have to visit. Grabbing a pie (or a few slices) from Patsy’s Pizzeria is a real treat and also pretty much a bargain.
Continue reading Grab A Pie At 87 Year-Old Patsy’s Pizzeria In East Harlem, NYC
When visiting an international destination, I always make it a point to visit McDonald’s.
Besides being a real treat for my kids, I love seeing what interesting (and sometimes local) menu items might be offered.
I’ve also been to some very interesting looking McDonald’s. A couple that stand out is one with Maori cavings in New Zealand and another in
which has a train car attached to it! Pennsylvania Continue reading Bad News: Unique McDonald’s Times Square Closing For Good
While my blog is primarily about travel, I also write quite a bit about food.
Food and travel intertwine and great trip or destination is even better when enjoying local food is also involved.
During the COVID-19 pandemic we haven’t been traveling but we’ve still been eating some great food. I’ve made it a point to try to support local businesses that I hope will come out of this situation still standing (serving?).
A couple of weeks back, a friend of mine was texting me and asked if I got on the list to do takeout from what’s probably NYC’s most exclusive restaurants.
Continue reading How We Ate A Meal From NYC’s Most Exclusive Restaurant
Not a NYC beach… ( ) American Samoa
Yesterday I wrote about how
on Memorial Day Weekend. beaches in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Delaware would be opening
This sounded like great news. However, in New York the openings applied to state beaches. The opening of local beaches were up to the local governments as long as they could follow the state’s rules.
Continue reading Beaches in New York City Will Not Reopen Memorial Day Weekend
The NYC subway system is one of the largest in the world. There are over 470 stations located around the five boroughs. For $2.75, it’s pretty amazing how far you can travel.
Another nice things about the NYC subway is that it runs for 24 hours per day or at least it did until now…
Continue reading NYC Subway System Will No Longer Run 24 Hours/ Day During Pandemic
We started using Airbnb during our trips back in August 2012.
After having a hard time finding a solid, affordable place in
. Since then, we’ve stayed in Airbnbs many times, some stays have been great, others not so much. Singapore, we turned to Airbnb and it was an awesome experience
Over the years, I’ve come across various interesting and bizarre Airbnbs like a
, a 6 ton potato , vintage custom van , igloos and more. tents Continue reading This Pizza Themed Airbnb Comes With… A Slice Of Pizza!
In late 2016 I wrote a review of the seasonal burger and ice cream stand . Mister Dips
The stand is actually an Airstream trailer located at the William Vale Hotel (in Vale Park) in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Mister Dips was created by restaurateur Andrew Carmellini, famous for restaurants like The Dutch and Lafayette. Both of those restaurants serve incredible burgers although they’re a bit pricer than what you’ll find at Vale Park!
Continue reading Awesome NYC Seasonal Burger & Ice Cream Stand Mister Dips Expanding