“Hunter’s Casual Crusades”
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
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)
3.5 Stars: Surf Taco (Red Bank)
Odds and Ends
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.