Photo of the Day: April 6, 2019

A selection of pies at Burbelmaier’s in Ocean Grove. Though they looked delicious, we were not fans of the one we tried (Chicken Tikka Masala Pie). It had an overwhelming flavor of lime, which just did not taste right.

Photo of the Day: April 5, 2019

This style wine is different from others I’ve had because it is not cream, nor is it a liqueur. I once had something called ChocoWine which was cream-based liked Bailey’s, only using wine instead of whiskey. However, it was long on chocolate and short on wine. It could have been anything they used. However, this…

Photo of the Day: April 4, 2019

Usually, this quote is in reference to something else. But we’re okay with the coffee for now. Outside of a shop in Ocean Grove.

Photo of the Day: April 2, 2019

A beautiful kerosene “Beach Lantern” we bought at Old Candle Barn. While this would have been very practical back in the day, now it casts a warm, ambient glow across the room.

Photo of the Day: April 1, 2019

No April Fool’s here, just a mountain of pernil that should come served with Lipitor instead of lime. Don Manuel, Perth Amboy.

Photo of the Day: March 31, 2019

There’s just too much good stuff here, and they’re only the side dishes to what I had yesterday. Some perfectly crispy tostones and sliced avocado with pickled onions complimented my hearty steak all too well. The salad is just there for kicks. Don Manuel, Perth Amboy.

Photo of the Day: March 30, 2019

The lighting in Perth Amboy’s Don Manuel makes for an excellent picture. This delicious (and colorful) plate of steak fried with peppers and onions, and accompanied by a heaping portion of rice with gandules (pigeon peas) was only $5. Two more pictures coming up from this recent visit.