Restaurant Review: La Cipollina (Freehold, NJ)

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…

Photo of the Day: August 18, 2018

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.

Photo of the Day: August 13, 2018

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.

Photo of the Day: August 12, 2018

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.

Restaurant Review: Sichuan Cottage (Marlboro, NJ)

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…

Photo of the Day: August 10, 2018

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.