Kyle’s Wigwam
Mozzarella moons at Kyle’s Wigwam in Sandy Pond.

Kyle’s Wigwam

Restaurant on the shores of Sandy Pond in Pulaski offers good food with a view By Christopher Malone Looking to finally take your step out into the world and enjoy…

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Canale’s Carnival of Food
Fried ravioli at Canale’s: Lightly breaded and seasoned ravioli did not survive as leftovers.

Canale’s Carnival of Food

Oswego can’t fail with Italian food — it’s on par with Syracuse, Utica By Christopher Malone When it comes to Central New York Italian cuisine, Oswego holds its own with…

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Comfort Cuisine Cruise-In
The light, golden-colored pancakes had a light crisp around the edge. The bacon was not too crispy, not too flimsy, but just right.

Comfort Cuisine Cruise-In

Grist Mill country-style staples off the grill By Christopher Malone Full disclosure — I was headed to a different location to accomplish this edition’s restaurant review. Perhaps the appeal of…

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Tavern on the Lock
Fillet with asiago cheese and mashed potatoes with gravy on the side ($18.99).

Tavern on the Lock

Lock, stock, and many warm plates at this Fulton restaurant By Christopher Malone There is something warm about a winter’s walk down to Tavern on the Lock in Fulton. After…

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New Kid Down the Block
Façade of Nora’s in downtown Oswego.

New Kid Down the Block

Nora’s in Oswego offers no-nonsense feel-good food By Christopher Malone Nora’s in Oswego is all about simplicity. Its black-and-white logo with a spoon, knife and a fork appears above the…

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Lombardo’s Bridie Manor
Bridie platter ($10.95): Artichoke hearts, dipping oil, tomatoes, provolone cheese, and slices of rye pumpernickel bread baked crostini style. With a couple of tomato and provolone slices, plus an artichoke heart — the combination is great.

Lombardo’s Bridie Manor

A restaurant where dinner is served with a view By Christopher Malone Lombardo’s Bridie Manor, located at 1830 Bridie Square, is unmistakable while crossing the East Utica Street bridge in…

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Mama Gina’s Ristorante
The prosciutto and arugula pizza balances Italian meat and flavorful greens, topped with a balsamic glaze.

Mama Gina’s Ristorante

Recently-renovated Fulton restaurant now offers wood-fired pizza By Christopher Malone Mama Gina’s Ristorante & Pizzeria was established in Fulton in 1982. Although I’ve lived outside Oswego County my whole life…

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