Guest Columns

“Hunter’s Casual Crusades”

Greg and Hunter (right) at the Strauss Mansion Museum in Atlantic Highlands hosting a screening of a horror movie in October 2016.

Hunter Dillon is a guest blogger on Eating New Jersey. As a hockey player, he is always on the go, which has served as the inspiration for his “Casual Crusades” column. He has more than four years of restaurant kitchen experience and can cook up the best cheesesteaks outside of Philadelphia. He is an a

Restaurant Reviews

5 Stars: Mr. Pizza Slice (Red Bank)

4.5 Stars: Cheeburger Cheeburger (Holmdel)

4.5 Stars: Mike’s Dairy and Deli (Atlantic Highlands)

4 Stars: Slater’s Deli (Leonardo)

4 Stars: Claudie’s Chicken (Red Bank)

4 Stars: New Monmouth Diner (Middletown)

4 Stars: Red Oak Grill (Hazlet)

4 Stars: Vicci’s Pizza and Restaurant (Port Monmouth)

3.5 Stars: Surf Taco (Red Bank)

Odds and Ends

Sub[way] Series Volume 2

Sub[way] Series Volume 1

Applebee’s is a Disaster All Over

Top Five Comfort Foods for a Snow Day

“Fermented Musings”

The husband and wife duo of Gordon Bond and Stephanie Hoagland are the co-authors of “Fermented Musings”, the newest guest column on Eating New Jersey.

Gordon Bond is a NJ native with a passion for Garden State history…and finding a good single malt scotch. In 2008, he founded Garden State Legacy, a free online quarterly NJ history magazine and resources website. He has written five books and numerous articles on a wide variety of NJ history.

Stephanie M. Hoagland is a transplant to New Jersey from Washington State. She is an architectural historian and conservator who has worked throughout the U.S. and Canada doing everything from paint and mortar analysis to cemetery restoration. She is a Professional Associate of the (AIC) and is a past Chair of the Architecture Specialty Group of the AIC. After primarily enjoying gin, she has discovered the joys of bourbon and a well-made Sidecar.


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