Happy Easter Live from Whispers Cafe Chicago

I’m enjoying my Easter not traditional but more of a Zen tradition. I took a casual stroll down State Street, Chicago collecting my thoughts – it was a rough week for me. But the bright sun and brisk air helped me out of my anger and depression. There’s nothing I can do about the past but learn and create a … Read More

It’s Easter – a Time for Rebirth and new beginnings

Aha rebirth I know what that’s all about. There was a time when I looked forward to Easter – mom’s Easter dinner was always so delicious. We would have ham, mashed potatoes, antipasto, Easter bread, ricotta cake with little slices of sausage. All the chocolate bunnies you could eat and more. The candy would last for weeks and weeks. There … Read More

A Very Happy 2008! my New Year’s Resolution

With no regrets I let go of 2007 and happily ring in 2008. 2007, was an amazing year for me I found my way back home after being away for 2 years. And now I’m finally home well almost home. In a month or two I’ll be back in my old neighborhood where the best eats of NYC can be … Read More

It was the week before Christmas

Sometimes a pre-christmas is the best way to go. Spataro’s pre-christmas at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Scottsdale, AZ. Tom wasn’t able to join us. The Spataros Wish you a Happy Holiday!

What’s Labor Day weekend without Hotdogs?

Coney Island, NY – Labor Day Weekend is the last week of summer vacation. And it’s all about hot dogs. Porscha and I went to one of the most famous hot dog places in the world – Nathan’s of Coney Island. Porscha gives us her opinion on Nathan’s corn dogs. tags: Coney Island, daily eats, labor day weekend, Hot Dogs, … Read More

July 4 Sirloin Burgers Fireworks

Fabulous time with Jeremy Pepper. We made La Cense Sirloin Burgers, Pasta Salad, Baked Beans. Saw Macy’s Fireworks over the East River, NYC. Happy Fourth of July! tags: La Cense Beef, Fourth of July, Jeremy Pepper, fireworks, Daily Eats

It’s a Lobster Day for Father’s Day

It was a couple of days before Father’s Day and my brother, Tom called to ask for suggestions on what to get our father. I came up with the usual let’s get dad a Home Depot card. Tom had a better idea. He was able to ship lobsters and mussels from Maine down to Phoenix. tags: Happy Father’s Day, lobster, … Read More