With no shortage of wineries in New York’s Finger Lakes region, sometimes visitors could use a break from wine. Enter Finger Lakes Cider House. The cider tasting room is located at Good Life Farm and boasts a selection of ciders, spirits, local beers, small bites and entrées.
Prepare your taste buds for the trip of a lifetime in Greece. About 100 Greek products — from wines, cheese and fruits to honey and oils — earned a Protected Designation of Origin from the European Union, and the country’s most beloved dishes include Greek Choriatiki salad, tzatziki, souvlaki and moussaka, with its layers of eggplant, potato, minced meat and bechamel. And those are only a few of the many highlights.
While on a quick weekend trip to Ocean Grove, New Jersey, I visited TAKA in Asbury Park. A quick, 10-minute walk from our bed and breakfast took us to the trendy heart of the ocean town. I have been to this restaurant before, but, due to the pandemic, I did not have the full experience of sitting inside. This time around I did and was ecstatic about sitting inside instead of in the street for outdoor dining.
With more than 6,000 islands total, with 227 inhabited, in Greece, the selection is overwhelming. Which one is perfect for your next vacation?
In 2015, Bon Appétit named Pizzeria Beddia the best pizza in America. Originally a take-out-only shop, the current location opened in Philadelphia’s Fishtown neighborhood in March 2019. Curious to experience the hype, my husband and I recently had dinner at the restaurant with another couple.