A list of places you should patronize while we plan for the biggest party we’ve seen in like…3 months.Read More COVID: JC Restaurant Edition
There’s a world in which a Laico’s sits next to a Red Lobster at a mall in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Thankfully we don’t live in that world.Read More Laico’s
New restaurants, the JC safari, and finally getting respectable sushi in town.Read More DOMODOMO
Congrats, you created Mexican Applebee’s.Read More Los Cuernos
Go for the bar, not the burger. I mean, have the burger, but the bar is better.Read More Best Things: Burgers – New Park Tavern
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
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
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
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
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
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