Alternative title: Nice Things man-splains buying produce to his entire audience.Read More The Nice Things Guide to Spring Produce
Death rides a slice of white pizza, topped with fondue cheese, chocolate chips, and another slice of pizza.Read More Tony Boloney’s
The perks of writing a blog, eating a really good burger, and a bonus partial review of Wurstbar.
Also, this review will be umlaut free.Read More Best Things: Burgers – Wurstbar
OAK on Pine is now SAM A.M. Bergen – Lafayette. I wish the biggest issue with this place was the amount of typing I have to do to mention them, or their love of underscores. Unfortunately we’ve got a bigger issue.Read More Best Things: Burgers – SAM A.M Bergen-Lafayette
Latham House opened in the old location of whatever the fuck that place was called – it wasn’t worth remembering. While they do have big brunch hype, I can’t say they’ve got a bunch of burger hype behind them. Actually, I’m pretty sure that one asshole in the comments told me to go here for […]Read More Best Things: Burgers – Latham House
Diesel and Duke’s is a fast-casual burger shack with locations in any NYC suburb containing a Fortune 500 pharmaceutical company. If you’re within a stone’s throw of an Audi SUV, down vests, and a child named Mackenzleigh, chances are you’re also close to a Diesel and Duke. They’ve been A-OK in my book ever since […]Read More Best Things: Burgers – Diesel and Duke
First submission of many submissions to come. Or it won’t be. Low expectations are the key to a great Nice Things experience.Read More Best Things: Burgers – Piggyback Bar
The guidelines for a journey into JC’s burgers. Why this is fun to talk about; vegans, burgers and how we will judge the burgers.Read More Best Things: Burgers
Valentine’s Day, I hardly talk about food, but spend a lot of time talking about amazing service.Read More Liberty Prime
A brief history and context for this bull shit. My self-righteous justification for not going.Read More The Ashford
How terrible food IG is, Marie Kondoing my follows, Ted Bundy, and general cry baby bull shit.Read More Bad Things pt. 1
Somehow over the past few years going to the Golden Cicada has become passé.
This article is about why you should go back.Read More Golden Cicada
Reminiscing about working at a nursery, sub-hot chicken, and why its important to be creative.Read More Oak on Pine
He used to not care about lists, but now has temper-tantrums over shitty clickbait by using this one simple trick.
His secret may shock you…Read More Top 5 Reasons Lists Don’t Matter
Newest guest contributed eassy. This week, musings about the middle class of pizza joints by Goth Odell.Read More Other Things: A Eulogy for the Pizza Hole
Sometimes trash gets so hot that it starts a dumpster fire. This is one of those instances.Read More La Cote
Having a terrible drink in Hamilton Park, shitty kids, and really great Cuban food – all in present tense.Read More Rumba Cubana
This is an article about the best Chicken Parm in JC by a guest contributor named Hungry Chuck. Take a look.Read More Other Things: Chicken Parm
Seeing salmon specials on every menu can mean only one thing: its Hudson Restaurant Week. Or is it? I thought this shit was in the winter.Read More Hudson Restaurant Week
Law and Order: Food Crimes. I talk about a trip to the suburbs, take a quick detour to speak about Arnold Schwarzenegger, and talk about one of the worst meals I’ve had in Jersey City.Read More Luna
JC breweries, the best place to drink beer, some random thoughts about Nextdoor.
Part two of a longer article about beer.Read More All About: Beer in Jersey City Pt. 2
A great man once said “beer is the cause and solution to all of life’s problems”
Occasionally, I’m going to write longer pieces that cover a lot of ground. To avoid your glazed eyes, I’ll break these up into a couple parts.Read More All About: Beer in Jersey City Pt. 1
I use maps, with little effort and creativity, to talk about Jersey City’s bagel deficit; Why Grind Shop is good; Patrick Ewing makes an appearance.Read More Wonder Bagels
My lack of appreciation for Bob Dylan; bitching about getting older, and how all work and no play made Dullboy a dull bar.Read More Dullboy
Peeling back the impossible under-seasoned onion on why this place sucks so muchRead More Gringo’s
Square Pizza and Miller High Life, the first of many examinations of neighborhood bars, and a totally not-arbitrary ratings system.Read More Lo-Fi
I’ve been busy, which means I haven’t been able to produce as much pithy content as I would like.
If you’d like a window into the depths of my apathy and laziness please re-read that last sentence.Read More Not a Review of Pet Shop
1,000 words on terrible cocktails, great tonic, and the general feeling of disappointment that comes from getting a sword for Christmas.Read More Corgi Spirits
Bergen-Lafayette is one of the hottest hoods in JC and Hooked, one of its many new restaurants, can tell us more about the neighborhood than it can about itself.Read More Hooked JC
The first place I ate when I moved to Jersey City was Taqueria, so it’s fitting that I’d come back for my first bit of pithy commentary.Read More Taqueria Downtown
The first pithy 800 words of this blogRead More Nice Things: A Mission Statement