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Lunch with Mom – Port Fonda

Before today, I may be the last person in the city that hadn’t been to  Port Fonda. Consistently on the “best of” lists since its opening, chef Patrick Ryan  dazzles with a unique combination of flavors for delicious and rustic Mexican food. We started with freshly prepared pico de gallo, chips and a smoky chipoltle dip and my strawberry margarita was one of many drink … Continue reading Lunch with Mom – Port Fonda

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Saturday Brunch Club with the Diamonds (SBWD)

This week we chose Chaz on the Plaza in the Raphael Hotel. It was a bit of a splurge, but the quality of the food, the exceptional service and the live music playing made it well worth it. We split the Bananas Foster French Toast and all agreed that it was very good – the combination of the sweet whipped cream and the caramelized bananas meant … Continue reading Saturday Brunch Club with the Diamonds (SBWD)

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The Saturday Brunch Club with the Diamonds

I have a personal obsession with brunch. It’s just perfect – a little sweet, a little savory and a refreshing mimosa or two. Our friends, the Diamonds also enjoy brunch and since Vicki and I both work on Sundays, it has to be saturday brunch. Our most recent, which we will all agree is a winner is the Char Bar. Consistently phenomenal food, from the … Continue reading The Saturday Brunch Club with the Diamonds