Paisano’s – Rutherford, New Jersey

 132 Park Ave Rutherford, NJ 07070 (201) 935-5755 How many times can you say ‘delicious’ in one review? We are about to find out. Maybe I should grab my thesaurus before I begin… We certainly have the lion’s share of Continue reading

Chutters – Littleton, New Hampshire – World’s Longest Candy Counter

World’s Longest Candy Counter Chutters 43 Main Street Littleton, NH  03561 (603) 728-6144 http://www.chutters.com/candy/ Remember penny candy?  Some of us are old enough to remember when “penny candy” actually cost 1 cent.  Sadly those days are gone, but fortunately the Continue reading

Palo – Disney Wonder – Lunch and Dinner

Palo Address unknown…  Cuisine very well known….     My wife Valerie and I recently had an opportunity to have both brunch and dinner at Palo twice while on a 14-night cruise aboard the Disney Wonder.  During a ship tour we Continue reading

Mosquito Café – Galveston, Texas

  Mosquito Café 628 14th St Galveston, TX 77550 (409) 763-1010 “One bite is all it takes” is the tag line of popular Galveston Island restaurant, Mosquito Cafe.  This casual counter service style café is perfectly situated in a rather Continue reading

The Bears’ Den at the Hershey Lodge – Hershey, Pennsylvania

The Bears’ Den at the Hershey Lodge 2325 University Dr Hershey, PA 17033 1-800-HERSHEY (437-7439) Direct: 717-533-3311 http://www.hersheylodge.com/dining/bears_den.php Open Daily 11:30 AM – 1 AM  The Bears’ Den is located inside the Hershey Lodge and is a Sports Bar themed Continue reading

Bejas – Fredericksburg, Texas

Bejas – Fredericksburg, Texas Grill and Roadside Eats 209 E Main St Fredericksburg, TX 78624 (830) 997-5226 For ten years, Bejas Grill in historic downtown Fredericksburg, Texas has been serving their unique twist on Tex-Mex cuisine.   Their recent addition of Continue reading

Bramhall’s Country Store – Plymouth, Massachusetts

Bramhall’s Country Store 2 Sandwich Rd Plymouth, MA 02360 1-508-746-1844 Looking for a good lobster roll?  Yes?  Well here is a very small, out of the way spot that’s worth a visit.  Bramhall’s Country Store in Plymouth, MA is off Continue reading

Three Must-Have Cookbooks for any Cook

As a former chef and pastry chef, people always ask me what is my favorite restaurant, what is my favorite food, what do I like to cook, etc.  I am also asked what is my favorite cookbook or what cookbook Continue reading

Fisherman’s Wharf – Galveston, Texas

 Fisherman’s Wharf 2200 Harborside Dr Galveston, TX 77550 (409) 765-5708 Recently, on a beautiful sunny afternoon, our family made an afternoon trip an hour south of Houston to Galveston Island.  Our mission was to bid farewell to the Disney Magic Continue reading

Wicked Restaurant & Wine Bar – Wicked Good!

Wicked Restaurant & Wine Bar 680 Falmouth Rd. Mashpee, MA 508-477-7422 http://www.wickedrestaurant.com/ I got to eat the most tasty amazing gluten free meal yesterday! We were traveling for business and had packed my cooler with my boring gluten free snacks Continue reading