Photo of the Day: May 21, 2018

The first time this 26 year old Italian had ever eaten veal was last month, and it was delicious. Served here Picatta style at Nonna’s.

Photo of the Day: May 19, 2018

The night before my “History of Liquor” lecture, I had to get in the zone with some absinthe, the history of which is a large chunk of the class.

Photo of the Day: May 18, 2018

A teeny-tiny organic grass-fed sirloin (that was totally worth the price) along with some sauteed string beans and roasted potatoes.

Photo of the Day: May 16, 2018

Trying to get some writing done is always easier when the weather is nice and you have some Rook cold brew at your disposal.

Photo of the Day: May 13, 2018

This might be the best soup I’ve ever had in my life. Thinly sliced roast pork, bok choy, udon noodles, and a fried egg in a broth that becomes reddish and sweet thanks to the pork. UJ’s Asian Bistro, Hazlet.

Photo of the Day: May 12, 2018

Any restaurant that has a tater tot menu is okay in my book. These are the Chicken Picatta tots at JJ Bitting’s in Woodbridge.

Photo of the Day: May 11, 2018

Panini perfection at the New Monmouth Diner: turkey, bacon, avocado, and chipotle sauce…with more sauce on the side!

Photo of the Day: May 10, 2018

Best part of moving has been having a Rook less than a mile away. I was totally hooked. I get the hot New Orleans blend, and yes, I’m one of those people with the raven sticker on the back of my car.