A lovely job at The Preserve

The new food and drink place on Spencer Street in Syracuse won me over. The Preserve is lovely, outside and in. A Saturday visit by my dear wife Karen and I made my quite happy. We arrived a few clock strokes before 5, without reservations. The hostess seated us immediately at a barroom hightop after…

Wanted: Buyer for my favorite Thai restaurant

I never knew I liked Thai food until I started working at the library. Then my boss Diane took me to Bangkok Thai, and I ordered the No. 20. Now our whole Communications Department goes, oh, every other week, to discuss business matters and eat great food. Hover over a gallery photo for a description.…

Now that’s a plate worthy of the Dinosaur

Our friends Georgia and Bert had an idea for Easter brunch. Upstairs at the Dinosaur had a little get-together planned, she informed my dear wife Karen. Two settings were available, noon and 3 p.m. I said I’d rather go early. I walked through the buffet line and said yes to the Spanish frittata, ham, prime…