Do You Remember…The Wild Scallion (Leonardo, NJ)

Unlike the other restaurants profiled in “Do You Remember…”, it is hard not to “remember” Leonardo’s Wild Scallion. Even though they have been closed for what seems like more than 15 years, the sign still remains. I have vague memories of eating there as a small child. I could not have been more than 10…

Photo of the Day: March 25, 2019

How many pictures do I have over the years of Dutch Haven? The iconic windmill must be one of the most photographed spots in Lancaster.

Photo of the Day: March 24, 2019

And now for a few days of pics from last month’s trip to Lancaster, PA. First stop is always Dienner’s Country Restaurant for some scrapple!

Photo of the Day: March 23, 2019

In addition to great food and drinks, John and Peter’s in New Hope, PA also has a lively music scene. The small and intimate area is a great place to catch a show and hangout. There isn’t a bad seat in the house.

Restaurant Review: The Greek Spot (Red Bank, NJ)

The Greek Spot had come highly recommended to me by fellow members of the Hungry Onion. For over a year, I read rave reviews and saw scrumptious pictures from this business’s Ocean location. There, they have a small grocery area as well as steam tables where you can pick out what you want. Customers described…

Photo of the Day: March 21, 2019

Trifles are just about the easiest dessert one can make, so why not add some complexity by soaking your cake in booze? This one alternated layers of Kahlua and Amaretto.

Photo of the Day: March 20, 2019

A flank steak cooked very rare. Seasoned with my go-to marinade of soy sauce, lime juice, cilantro, garlic, crushed red pepper, and black pepper.

Photo of the Day: March 19, 2019

How is this for an odd combination? An American company (based in Seattle) with Chinese Kung Fu on the label producing a German-style Riesling? It paired well with a spicy Chicken Giambotta. I later read that this particular wine was vinted to compliment spicy Asian foods. If that is the case, they did a good…

Three New Restaurants in Middletown

NOW OPEN: Wahoo’s (1147-NJ 35; Bed, Bath, and Beyond Plaza) They have been around for over 30 years, but have only a couple of months ago made their way to New Jersey. Wahoo’s brings a California surfer vibe to a chain specializing in fish tacos. The menu is reminiscent of Surf Taco, but customers will…