I opened the menu to see the following inscription on the bottom of one of the pages: “We ask that you refrain from cell phone use unless you are instagramming or facebooking our delicious cuisine.” As an avid food blogger (I despise the term “foodie” as you know), this was license to go crazy with pictures…
Two plates of the best rice money can buy and a platter of carne guisado. Taken at a second visit to Perth Amboy’s Don Manuel.
I recently assisted with a Wilderness Survival Camp run out of Brookdale. On our third day, we went on a five mile hike that walked a fine line between exhilarating and excruciating. All survived and lived to tell the tale.
A touch of Bavaria in the middle of Middletown, New Jersey. Check out Huber Woods for nature walks and hiking trails.
A view of Sandy Hook atop Mount Mitchill Overlook.
Sometimes simple is better.
Those Lobster Rolls (pictured yesterday) went very well with homemade potato chips.
Turned that beautiful lobster into stuffing for Lobster Rolls. Gave the meat a quick toss in melted butter, salt, pepper, paprika, parsley, and a dab of mayo.
Look at these beauties. I always jump at the opportunity when the local Shop Rite goes down to $6.99 a pound for lobster. The next two days will include pictures from this meal.
I wanted my 200th restaurant review to be of a solid restaurant. As an avid reader and contributor to the Hungry Onion message board, I have noticed a love affair with a particular Chinese restaurant. That place is Sichuan Cottage in Marlboro. While the board is a place for debate over dining, there seems to…
Summer is definitely for gin and tonics.
A killer pasta dish my friend Walter cooked for Justin and I. Angel hair with Alfredo sauce with broiled bay scallops mixed in after the scallops had been covered in garlic-herb butter and Gruyere cheese.