The countdown lands at the Double Eagle Steak House

I hadn't put Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House on my list of things I must do before I leave NY because it is a restaurant I have frequented often during the past 4 years. And there are plenty of great steakhouses in LA. There is no Yankee Stadium or Coney Island in Cali. But last week when I received an email from Lori, who introduced me to Del Frisco's a few years ago, saying we have to go to Del Frisco's before I leave, I gave it some thought. And not just because I coincidentally was … [Read more...]

Countdown marches on: Citi Field

I am not a baseball fan  but I am a fan of eating junk food at ballparks, which is why I wanted to check out the Mets' new Citi Field before I leave New York.  I had been to Shea Stadium one time during my four-year stay in New York. I took my pooch Lucy a few summers ago when the Mets had a "Dog Days" promotion, where fans could pay $5 per pet to bring their dog and the money went to an animal shelter. That was fun. Lucy and I ended up on the JumboTron during the 7th inning stretch. Her dog … [Read more...]

The countdown begins: Coney Island

My days in New York are numbered. I've done nearly a year's time in Harlem and will soon be paroled for adequate behavior. I'll miss this wonderful and exciting concrete jungle called Manhattan. Although I've done a lot in my nearly four years here, there's still so much more to see and do. In between working and packing I'm getting out to check out some of the things I've put off. Being a hot dog lover, a visit to Coney Island to eat a hot dog at Nathan's was atop my last things to do list. I … [Read more...]