Artichokes The Artichoke (Cynara Scolymus) has been around for thousands of years.  Today, artichokes are generally grown in Southern Italy and Sicily.  Sicilian artichokes are very tender, and are often roasted … Read More

Sunday Gravy

Sunday Gravy Sunday Gravy, meat sauce, or, the “Red Lead” as the character Tony Soprano used to call it.  My family too came from Newark, directly off the boat from … Read More


BYOB Sometimes when house party, BYOB means “Bring Your Own Bottle”, simply because the host does not want to spend endless amounts on alcohol or beverages that might go to … Read More

Tavern 292

Tavern 292 As the old saying goes, if you cannot say something nice, don’t say anything at all. In this blog post entry I will just be showing you what … Read More

Hot Artichoke Dip

Hot Artichoke & Spinach Dip One of the most favorite appetizers at any fast casual restaurant is the artichoke dip.  Some serve it with tortilla chips, pita bread, or even … Read More

Kesté Pizza & Vino

Kesté Pizza & Vino 271 Bleecker Street New York NY  |  212-243-1500  |  www.kestepizzeria.com Kesté Pizza & Vinao In the heart of Greenwich Village any pizza fan can indulge in … Read More

Cellar 335

Cellar 335 Cellar is one of those places in Jersey City you can easily walk pass and not notice if walking by.  It is, as the name would imply, one … Read More