Growing up I would always hear stories about Barbados from both my grandparents. My grandpa would tell my brothers and I about how he would play hookie from school and go swimming at the beach. My grandmother would talk about her Grandmother, Gran, she was sweet but strict to her and my uncles! Sadly as they both got older and before they died they would … Continue reading Home Sweet Home
I remember in 2nd grade I had to write a paper about my family and where they’re from. So I did a paper all about my Dad’s homeland, Trinidad! The island shaped like a boot! One of my favorite things I wrote about was the cuisine! So much cultural diffusion in the food. The island is a melting pot, you can tell the African, Indian, … Continue reading The way I feel about you feels Sorrel!
Last Week I had the pleasure of sampling some “Love Bites” from Chef Sam’s Love Bites! I am so happy to have experienced her new catering venture. Chef Sam’s Love Bites is a private chef and boutique-style catering service. It offers an eclectic menu with a mix of casual and fine dining options. The goal is to cater directly to YOU in a small intimate group … Continue reading Chef Sam’s Love Bites
Maybe it’s because it reminds us of a beautiful sunny day when we were young care free kids. Remember when the ice cream man would come down the block playing that annoying yet enchanting jingle. You would get that chocolate dipped on a cone. You would cool down so fast. And remember when the ice cream would begin to melt so you Would just lick … Continue reading You scream I scream
So I’ve been to Sanford’s in Astoria a few times. I’ve come here with family, with friends, and a few dates. I’m actually excited about actually writing a review! The first time I came was probably in 2013. Back then the one issue was the wait time. It was relatively small and popular so there was always the possibility of waiting 1 hour to be … Continue reading Upscale Cozy!
I think it’s safe to consider myself a regular at this point. This is a multipurpose spot in my opinion. Perfect for dates, birthday celebrations, a pregame before the club, or just a spot to go with a few friends after work. By far it’s the best Happy hour I’ve been to. Signature drinks for $7, well drinks for $5, house shots between $5-7, beer, … Continue reading Sons of Essex