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…

Cobblestone pizza to go, yum

I’ve been talking up the pizza at The Cobblestone lately. Ever since my dear wife Karen and I decided on a Friday night after work that a trip to the cool-looking bar on the corner in the Village of Liverpool for some pub food was in order, in fact. We selected a plain cheese pizza,…

Cowboys Saloon straps on a satisfying feed bag

The atmosphere for dinner at Cowboys Saloon certainly was interesting when my dear wife Karen dropped in recently. There was a decent-sized crowd around 6 on a Friday night as we picked the spot that replaced Toby Keith’s joint to fill our tummies and the time before the night’s movie at Syracuse mega shopping, dining…

Wearing the flag and name proudly

My dear wife Karen and I are trying the restaurants around A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville slowly but surely. A recent weekend search for a good breakfast led us down Old Liverpool Road, just short of the railroad tracks, to the American Diner. The owners are proud of their love for…

Modern Malt shows some downtown chic

Out of the corner of my ear, I’d heard the buzz building about a new joint in the downtown Syracuse neighborhood of Armory Square. A couple blocks down Clinton Street from the fountains of Clinton Square sits Modern Malt. It’s part of the blocks resurgence, along with Funk ‘N Waffles Downtown. More young professionals are…