Category Archives: Drinks

New York Egg Cream Nirvana

OK sports fans and egg cream lovers, now is the time to stock up on  your Fox’s u-bet 20-oz. Vanilla Syrup Chocolate 22-oz In order to get the closest thing to egg cream flavor from back in the “old days”, before … Continue reading

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The New York Egg Cream

New Yorkers, and especially Brooklynites,  do not take their egg creams lightly, nor for granted. I grew up in the 50’s and 60’s when egg creams were made and served in a candy store or a shop with fountain service. Legend has it, … Continue reading

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Peaches and Wine

Barina We called her “Barina”.  She was a sweet, jolly woman about my grandmother’s age. When she came over to visit my grandparents on a Sunday afternoon we knew she entered the house when my grandmother buzzed her in and she came … Continue reading

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Italian Iced Coffee

The first time I had iced coffee in Italy I was in Taormina. Taormina is a small town on the east coast of Sicily. The  village of Taormina is perched on a cliff overlooking the Ionian sea. Besides the ancient Greek … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Punch

Friends I had a lot of friends growing up. On my block alone there were no less than 20 kids, all around the same age. And during the summer months we never left the streets to go inside until the … Continue reading

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