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1 05, 2015

Utica Fine Dining for a Never Ending Winter (The Willows, Utica, NY)

By | 2018-01-26T03:00:29+00:00 May 1st, 2015||Comments Off on Utica Fine Dining for a Never Ending Winter (The Willows, Utica, NY)

The Willows is a fairly new fine dining establishment located at 900 Culver Ave in Utica. My wife and I decided to head there on the last Saturday in March to celebrate the end of another long, snowy, cold, snowy, dark and snowy upstate winter. Turns out we were a bit premature in our reasoning, [...]

17 12, 2014

Southeast Asian Fare in Downtown Utica (The Lotus Garden)

By | 2018-01-26T03:00:30+00:00 December 17th, 2014||Comments Off on Southeast Asian Fare in Downtown Utica (The Lotus Garden)

Guest blog by Aaron Postiglione You may have noticed an inviting single-story building behind the majestic Stanley Theater in downtown Utica the last time you were in the neighborhood. That would be The Lotus Garden, in its second location at 1011 King Street, featuring some of the best Southeast Asian Fusion (Cambodian, Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, [...]

16 10, 2012

My First Great Beer Remembered (Long Trail Ale & Pumpkin Ale)

By | 2016-01-26T00:06:11+00:00 October 16th, 2012||0 Comments

I have a confession. I really didn’t like beer at first. I tried it in high school. Didn’t like it. When I got to Dartmouth, I tried again. Still no. I rushed a fraternity and tried again. Still didn’t like it. And I’m not just talking about taking a sip and turning up my nose. [...]