Monthly Archives: May 2015

View from Buschenschank

It was steamy in Brooklyn and I desired a refreshing wheat beer, so ordered a Maisel’s Weisse, which really slaked my thirst. I had passed Buschenschank, at 320 Court Street earlier in the day, btween Cobble  Hill and Carroll Gardens, … Continue reading

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Beso, Brooklyn

My AirBnB hostesses were kind enough to take me to dinner and they selected a very nice small place just around the corner, Beso at 370 Lewis Ave, near Halsey Street. We enjoyed a selection of tapas including guacamole, corn … Continue reading

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Tribeca Taphouse

I guess i shouldn’t have expected much from food at Tribeca Tap House, a taphouse just being the new take on a bar focussing on beer. I had a Bronx Rye, which was fine. The fish tacos seemed to have … Continue reading

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Leo’s Bagels

I finaly found Leo’s Bagels after my GPS and William Street downtown below Wall Street turning right screwed me up. It is not that hard to find, if you just follow the street and not the name of William Street … Continue reading

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The Nook

My sons wanted to check out The Nook, across from Cretin Derham Hall High School, 492 Hamline, St. Paul, MN for their large selection of roadhouse hamburgers and basement bowling alley. Although there was a hamburger named for Twins Manager … Continue reading

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Park Slope Alehouse, Brooklyn

An unassuming little establishment, the Park Slope Alehouse at 356 6th Avenue, Brooklyn had a nice selection of tap beers and daily food specials. The chorizo nacos were delicious with black beans and avocado, homemade nacho chips and a mild … Continue reading

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Don’t stop and text

Don’t stop and text…under a tree…in Minnesota…in the springtime. I was off on a Sunday morning bike ride to meet my sons at Trotters Cafe in St. Paul, MN and a train was blocking my illegal cheater access to the … Continue reading

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Midtown Farmer’s Market

Head fermenter, Galen Kanazawa, surveys his Fierce Ferments product lineup available at the Midtown Farmers Market, adjacent the Lake Street stop on the Blue Line light rail at 22nd Ave South. New to the lineup this year is a mild … Continue reading

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Midwood Flats

I had been having trouble finding the time to get to my┬álocal neighborhood hipster hangout on Flatbush in Brooklyn, Midwood Flats, after I first noticed it near the B,Q Prospect Park stop because my lodging is closer to the 2, … Continue reading

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Skinflints & Bean Pot, Bay Ridge

I took the R train out from Park Slope to Bay Ridge, Brooklyn searching for the Bean Post Pub, 7525 5th Avenue, and its TimeOut reader’s choice no1 bartender. I missed the crowd favorite bartender and struggled to communicate with … Continue reading

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