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Sammy’s Roumanian Steakhouse

For the grand finale of Family Time, we celebrated my mother’s birthday with some Jewish soul food at Sammy’s Roumanian Steakhouse on the lower east side of Manhattan. My mother grew up eating the kind of food they serve at Sammy’s, and it’s … Continue reading

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About a week after posting about my favorite ice cream, I received a delivery of incredibly good ice cream from a reader who felt that a mere comment would not adequately express the emotion he felt for his local creamery. It was a … Continue reading

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I am lost. I got in a fight with my GPS. It kept telling me to go in a direction that I thought was wrong. It had a woman’s voice so I didn’t trust it to give me directions. I … Continue reading

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Sunset Bitch

Sunset Beach is the epitome of the worst aspects of summer in the Hamptons, arrogant, obnoxious and devoid of even the minimum standard for service. And it isn’t even in the Hamptons. It’s in Shelter Island, so you have to make … Continue reading

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One of my favorite summer activities is fishing. The refreshing sea air. The sun glistening off the water. The struggle with a catch and anticipation to see its size. Fresh sashimi for lunch. A grilled fish dinner that night. One of my great memories … Continue reading

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