Kosher Food- Sunrise Pita & Grill

Middle Eastern Lunch Plate

There is something wonderful about dining on kosher food in an authentic Israeli restaurant. The small surroundings are immersed in ethnicity, with the aroma of traditional spices and random chatter in its native tongue. There exists a kind of bustling among the Jewish Israelis that suggests a great zest for life. The various types of … Continue reading Kosher Food- Sunrise Pita & Grill

Drinking Coffee with Fond Memories

I remember as a kid that it was very important to bring coffee cake when invited to dinner and anything else that the hostess requested. The coffee cake my family brought did not have coffee in it and I questioned why it was not called "Cake for Coffee" or something of that nature and my … Continue reading Drinking Coffee with Fond Memories

The American World of Desserts

I was recently looking for desserts to serve at our annual rock-n-roll marathon. This is a big get together where friends bring a song list with three of their favorite songs from a pre-chosen era and each list gets played. The penalty for bringing commercial top 40 songs is cleaning up afterward. This makes the … Continue reading The American World of Desserts

Desserts & Snacks of Coney Island

As a child, I had the privilege of living a few blocks from Coney Island. Okay, about twenty blocks. But when I stepped outside I could see the Wonder Wheel and the landmark Parachute Jump and I knew that some of the tastiest treats I could ever have 'til this day, were right down the … Continue reading Desserts & Snacks of Coney Island

Desserts! Trifles on the Fly

Who wants to go home for coffee and dessert? That's a typical question when out with friends right? Desserts at home can be as tasty as many restaurants and in a more relaxing environment people can settle in quietly and talk. However, you want to be sure to have the ingredients for desserts readily available … Continue reading Desserts! Trifles on the Fly

It’s All Greek Food To Me

As a child I heard the expression, "It's all Greek to me". The phrase struck me as curious so I had to think it over. It might be because Greece is so vast. With so many islands and dialects akin to colorful history and contributions to our never changing world, it is simply hard to … Continue reading It’s All Greek Food To Me

Old Movies and Italian Cuisine

It's the end of a very busy week. My co-workers and I try to make a point of going out to eat and leaving work at work. Tonight, while in decompression mode the conversation fell on the topic of old movies. Humphrey Bogart in 'African Queen', 'To Have and Have Not' and of course 'Casablanca'. … Continue reading Old Movies and Italian Cuisine