Fanci Brandi

The One Restaurant Left Off Top 50 List
The food blogs and Facebook are all a buzz with the list of the top 50 restaurants in the world, but they left one off! getty images   The one that you go to every time you are hungry, want something special or just need to get something to eat…right….now!!! The one with the panca…
Fanci Brandi Adventure in West Park?
No mystery that I love food and wine, did I mention I love food? How I missed this restaurant? I have no idea, but I will be back. A friend, Jen from Sol Stars Wine, was co-hosting a wine dinner at Global Palate, 9W in West Park. I had never been to the restaurant and […]
Get Ready! Restaurant Week is Coming!!
March and November, I look forward to, because of restaurant week (which ends up being more than a week). Restaurants through out the Hudson Valley will be serving up special three course price fixed meals that showcase “their wares”. I wait for this list to come out, who will be parti…
How Snow Shoveling Is Not That Bad?
I am beginning to realize that everyone has their winter rituals, more so their snow removal rituals. I have been told by many a guy that before they go to shovel their driveway they will put beer in the snow to get it cold, and that it is the ‘perfect’ temperature by the time they [[&#…
Fanci Brandi Affordable Dinner Soiree? Did I Spell That Right?
There are a few people who refer to me as “Fanci Brandi”. I will admit that, at times, I have a tendency to like “fancy foods, wines, spirits” etc. But what not too many of you know, is that I am EXTREMELY frugal, aka cheap. Which is why I make fanci dinners at home as [&…