Delectable Downtown Diner
BBQ burger ($7.75) at Sherry’s Downtown Diner. The thick patty was cooked medium, came with lettuce, two onion rings and a slathering of barbecue sauce.

Delectable Downtown Diner

Nothing Beats a Diner — and Sherry’s Downtown Diner in Oswego Won’t Disappoint You By Christopher Malone Oh, Sherry, your food holds up. It’s interesting to visit a location for…

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Drive In and Stay a While
A guilty pleasure everyone can agree on: The loaded twisters for breakfast ($6.29) at Mimi’s Drive-In in Fulton.

Drive In and Stay a While

Mimi’s puts the “full” in Fulton By Christopher Malone I’ve been on a diner kick, which made choosing Mimi’s Drive-In in Fulton an easy first-choice when narrowing down the restaurants…

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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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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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