Thea Ferzola

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Corned Beef and Cabbage Egg Rolls

Not that long ago I was at a restaurant and had the most delicious Corned Beef and Cabbage Egg Rolls ever. I was determined to copy them but simply never had enough time – until today. I searched for egg roll wrappers but only found Phyllo Dough. Having never worked with this incredibly delicate dough, I was not […]

If You Love Craft Beer…

Located at 3001 New Street in our neighboring Oceanside, is the craft beer drinker’s delight – The Barrier Brewery. This Brewery and Tap room started in 2009 and, as stated in their company overview, “Barrier Brewing Co. is the collaborative effort of brewers Evan Klein and Craig Frymark, located in Oceanside, NY. Brewing their first […]

My Guilty Pleasure: 16 Handles-Yogurt “On Tap”

Grab a Loaded Mac & Cheese Eggrolls before ice-cream Where: 16 Handles Why We Like It: It tastes just like ice-cream! For the past three years, Garden City residents have been lucky enough to have welcomed 16 Handles nearby on Nassau Blvd South. This is my one guilty pleasures because it tastes so much like ice cream […]

Knocked My Socks Off!

Recently GM Club Steak closed its doors and re-opened a short time later as “The Tavern by George Martin”  We stopped in to take a peek and have a light snack today. The decor is as classy as ever, with Edison lighting and warm wrought iron touches here and there. What knocked my socks off […]

Take Me Back To Five Pennies Creamery

If you want to treat yourself, then this is the place for you to indulge! Recently I was at a party and the hostess served a delectable ice cream pie from our local Five Pennies Creamery. I truly forgot just how much I enjoyed ice-cream! They are known for their sundaes – especially their HUMONGOUS […]

You Love That I’m Not Your Wife

I am fortunate to call Joanne Mosconi (Piano) my friend. I was enamored with her when we first met nearly 13 years ago when I started teaching. She was this lovely, petite firecracker of a drama teacher that had spunk and smarts that I often envied ( In a good way of course!) She followed […]

Meet Stephanie Occhipinti – Local Jewelry Designer

Social Media is a wonderful tool to reconnect with old friends, and applaud their successes. Recently I learned that an old (as in former, not age!) classmate of mine was earning a living by doing something she has always loved – designing jewelry. I browsed Stephanie’s website and was immediately smitten by her delicate, and […]

Irish Gifts Of RVC

So last month, me and my guy were on our way to his sister’s wedding. As he was dashing out the door to pick up his suit from the dry cleaner he said to me “Oh, man, I wish I had a flask.” At first I was like “ummm okay, ya big lush, ya”  But then […]

Rocking The Road For A Cure

If you haven’t had the chance to register yet, there is still time! The 8th annual Rocking The Road For A Cure will be held on Sunday, October 16, 2017. This motorcycle run for Breast Cancer is giving free t-shirts to anyone that registers online @! If you can’t make the run, then show up and […]

It May Be Time To Venture Off The Beaten Path…

This homemade Italian food is fantastic. You will love the family feel of the restaurant as well!


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