Restaurant Review: Lambertville House (Lambertville, NJ)

Ever since I started to review places based solely on drinking experiences with no food and going in-depth with it, I have come to develop a deeper appreciation for different bars I have been to. A quick visit to the Lambertville House for drinks the other day did nothing but make me crave a dark,…

Food Pics from my Grandma’s 90th Birthday Dinner

My grandma’s 90th birthday was the other day and we ironically took her to Nonna’s (which means “grandma” in Italian) in Englishtown. This is a restaurant which has cranked out quality meals and cocktails without fail every single time I have gone there. Their prices may be on the higher side but the portions are…

A Dismal Taste of Fall at Holland Ridge Farms

Justin’s number one goal this fall was to go to a pumpkin patch. The big place around here is A. Casola Farms for all the usuals: pumpkin picking, a display of mums, a hay ride, and of course, a “haunted” hay ride. We were all set to go to this when my mom found a…

Photo of the Day: October 1, 2018

Last year, I chose to not do any “Photos of the Day” in October because of how busy I am with this place above, the Strauss Mansion Museum. We have haunted-themed events every single Friday and Saturday night for the month (check out our website). On top of that, I lecture on spooky subjects at…

Restaurant Review: Outback Steakhouse (Middletown, NJ)

I rarely write about chain restaurants on this blog unless the experience is ultra positive (or negative). I had been sitting on a $100 gift card to Outback Steakhouse for the last six months and finally used it a couple of weeks ago. It must have been my first time there since I was a…

Photo of the Day: September 17, 2018

Remembering Matawan’s Trattoria Rustica, which recently went out of business after a multi-decade run. This was one of my favorite meals here, Chicken Ravello. It was a large dish containing three chicken breasts over penne pasts in marsala wine sauce. Then topped with asparagus and roasted red peppers. Going to miss this place!