We can’t just eat at all the same places

The little restaurant at a crucial Cape Cod corner always caught our eye. My dear wife Karen decided that this would be the year we’d finally stop in to try the food at The Wee Packet. Breakfast was the meal of choice. Irish music played non-stop. Before choosing my meal, I discovered we were in…

Of course we want shrimp

When in Cape Cod, eat shrimp. The Kream n Kone restaurant has our favorite fried platter. So we ordered at the counter, took our seat, and admired the really high number until the server brought our heaping plates of shrimp, fries, onion rings and slaw. This is not a special order. We knew Ellie B…

Lobster in the wild

We didn’t wait long into our Cape Cod week to take our lunch trip Sesuit Harbor Cafe. The rustic joint is pretty in its own way. Order at the inside counter when your turn comes from the line. Step outside to a picnic table overlooking the water and moored boats. Wait until a server comes…

We’ll always line up for our spring dogs at Heid’s

When my dear wife Karen recited her wish list for our Saturday to-do list, she finished with a flourish. Our annual spring visit to Liverpool hot dog-and-more stand Heid’s awaited. I did not argue the lunch treat to follow plant-hunting at Ballantyne Gardens nursery (teaser for tomorrow’s post) and the weekly supermarket run (no need…

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…