July 17, 2014
WDT: Pan de Vida packs flavors of Puerto Rico into sandwiches

WDT: Pan de Vida packs flavors of Puerto Rico into sandwiches

Like my past post to Eater’s Digest, I went searching for ethic cuisine in an area where such food is hard to come by. Fast-food and chain Mexican don’t count and neither does Italian. Why? Because you know something is mainstream when it can be found on menus at Applebee’s, Ruby Tuesday’s and all the other “grilles”. Hell, even bars and diners will have chicken parm and lasagna.

But Puerto…

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July 5, 2014
Two cookies in one package. Now that’s good fortune.

Two cookies in one package. Now that’s good fortune.

June 30, 2014
WDT: Craving carnitas? Tiny Tico’s big on flavor

WDT: Craving carnitas? Tiny Tico’s big on flavor

In my most recent contribution to Eater’s Digest, I reviewed tacos, because everyone likes tacos and anyone who doesn’t like tacos is not a trustworthy person.

I’m not talking about Taco Bell, where 99 percent of the menu items differ only in the size of the tortilla and the location and quantity of nacho cheese sauce. I’m talking about real tacos, wrapped in corn tortillas and served with a…

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June 27, 2014
WDT: Eat like a Hawaiian, without the airfare

WDT: Eat like a Hawaiian, without the airfare

A trip to Hawaii via Evans Mills was my six stop on the Eater’s Digest tour. If you think finding out that a Hawaiian chain restaurant off Fort Drum in Evans Mills’ next closest location is in Texas, you’re not alone.

Apparently L&L is all over Hawaii, according to their website store locator, which I figure was a good sign. The food isn’t fancy, but it’s cheap and plentiful and certainly appeals…

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June 25, 2014
WDT: A good lunch at Goodfellos

WDT: A good lunch at Goodfellos

I got to go to Sackets Harbor on a beautiful Sunday morning under the guise that I was going there to do a review. It really is one of the gems of the north country, and judging by the traffic buildup and massive crowds outside other restaurants, like Tin Pan Galley, it looks like the word got out.

As the headline would lead you to believe, Goodfellos is good. Not super, but good. I still stand…

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June 23, 2014
WDT: For big sub flavors, visit The Little Barn in Hounsfield

WDT: For big sub flavors, visit The Little Barn in Hounsfield

For my fourth installment of Eater’s Digest, I focused on the humble submarine sandwich. Few foods seem so basic, but the difference between a hastily crafted cold cut and bread combo, sloppily thrown together, wrapped in a napkin and eaten while driving and a sandwich the Earl himself would be proud of could not be more different.

Little Barn certainly cuts the mustard, so to speak. Actually,…

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May 29, 2014
Join the club. #utica (at Hapanowicz Bros. Meat Market)

Join the club. #utica (at Hapanowicz Bros. Meat Market)

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May 26, 2014
WDT: Paradise on a plastic tray: a quick lunch at Pastabilities in Syracuse

WDT: Paradise on a plastic tray: a quick lunch at Pastabilities in Syracuse

For my third review for my new project Eater’s Digest, I went to the Armory Square icon Pastabilities. I’ve been there for dinner too and it’s great, but I think it shines brightest at lunch. There’s nothing above eight bucks and everything is prepared right before your eyes.

Don’t forget the bread. You’ll get a piece with your lunch, but a walk across the street for a whole loaf is a necessity.…

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May 24, 2014
Winner winner drink it after dinner.  #headytopper #beer

Winner winner drink it after dinner. #headytopper #beer

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May 23, 2014
My latest batch of pickled eggs. Malt vinegar, peppercorns and chilies. #bebackinaweek

My latest batch of pickled eggs. Malt vinegar, peppercorns and chilies. #bebackinaweek

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