Category Archives: Restaurants

American Visionary Arts Museum Dazzles Baltimore

The weekend before Valentine’s Day found us in Baltimore, Maryland, my wife Therese’s native city, celebrating the holiday a little early and spending time with our friend Faith, who lives just outside of Baltimore.  It all began with a visit … Continue reading

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Schnippers Supplies Post AMC Empire Twenty Five Movie Lunch

There are those days when most of us would love to play hooky, to take a break from our regular hum-drum lives and have a little fun.  Therese and I recently got into the habit of doing just this – … Continue reading

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Jury Duty Shanghai Cuisine Xiao Long Bao Soup Dumplings

After watching Emeril’s show “Eat the World” – specifically, the episode with Mario Batali where they eat soup dumplings in Shanghai, China – I was keen on having some of those soup dumplings myself.  Traditionally called Xiao Long Bao, they … Continue reading

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Anthology Film Archives Highlights East Village Foraycations

With the large AMC Empire 25 movie theater multi-plex so near where we live, it can be easy for Therese and I to settle for whatever the latest movies are that are showing there.  But there are so many movie … Continue reading

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Nobu Fifty Seven Asian Fusion Birthday Dinner

I am not going to tell you exactly when Therese’s birthday is, or how old she is.  That would not be nice.  I was taught that a true gentleman never asks a lady her age, anyway.  But I am happy … Continue reading

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Rouen’s La Walsheim, Le Rocher and Chicken Normandy

The benefit of staying at our Rouen apartment (or gite), Au Petit Robec, was two-fold.  On the one hand, its location was perfect, with many good restaurants very close by like Le Rocher and La Walsheim.  On the other hand, … Continue reading

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Musee Jacquemart-André and King Falafel in Paris

Our time in France was coming to an end.  We got up early on Saturday, July 16th, rode the train from Rouen to Paris’s Saint Lazare station, and saw our friend Faith to a taxi to take her to the … Continue reading

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