Friday Foodstuffs for October 4, 2019: Release the Kraken Wings!

The place has already been open for over a year now, but I was finally able to have lunch at Exit Zero Filling Station down in Cape May. Just as the outside wall says - it's a restaurant, and a bar, and a gift shop, AND a gas station. Whew. Back story summed up quickly: … Continue reading Friday Foodstuffs for October 4, 2019: Release the Kraken Wings!

Friday Foodstuffs for September 27, 2019: Spill The Wine in Wildwood

People like to talk about how they cannot wait until retirement. But maybe these same people should consider this: retiring to what? Liz McCracken knows what her what is when that time comes. Liz is a school teacher at one of the local high schools in Cape May County. Loves her job. But in about … Continue reading Friday Foodstuffs for September 27, 2019: Spill The Wine in Wildwood

Friday Foodstuffs for September 13, 2019

As you might now, I wrote a book called "A Culinary History of Cape May" which was published in 2017. Every so often I get a chance to do a talk or a book signing. And this Saturday I will be down in Cape May on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate having a … Continue reading Friday Foodstuffs for September 13, 2019

Event-FULL in South Jersey: Oktoberfest 2019 Edition

Oktoberfest? In September? Sure - just like the Germans do in Munich. In 2019, Oktoberfest officially begins on September 21st and ends on October 6th. But here in America, we start and end our Oktoberfest celebrations however we want. And so, with that in mind, here is how you can say Prost! in South Jersey … Continue reading Event-FULL in South Jersey: Oktoberfest 2019 Edition

Friday Foodstuffs for August 23, 2019

I live in Lacey Township - Forked River to be more specific. When it comes to food happenings, rarely is there ever anything noteworthy to mention 'round these parts. That was before...The Grocery Wars! It started innocently enough (don't they always?). The foreign-based grocery chains Aldi and Lidl decided to open stores here in the … Continue reading Friday Foodstuffs for August 23, 2019