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Spike’s Fish Market & Restaurant is the quintessential NJ seafood “shack”

My girlfriend Janna grew up just a few towns away from the Jersey Shore and remains one of its keenest advocates. Just whatever you do, don’t bring up Seaside Heights, home of “that show.”  She always reminds people that most of the Jersey Shore isn’t anything like Seaside, with its throbbing techno beats and overly-tanned oompa […]

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Some good places to eat in the Outer Banks

Janna, Sam, his girlfriend, and I were recently able to spend a week-long vacation in Nags Head in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. We cannot recommend it enough as a vacation destination. Although we didn’t make it up North to Duck and Carolla, here are some recommended restaurants located between Kill Devil Hills and […]

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It takes more than a fedora to make a “hell” of a burger

So in the past month or two, I got to go to two of the newly-opened upmarket burger joints in the DC area. One is an overhyped version of five guys and the other provides the city’s best burger in a unique atmosphere slightly reminiscent of the “soup nazi.”

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We’re on it…

Sorry for the long delay. Sam and I have some stuff coming down the pipeline, don’t worry. Reviews coming: Sea Pearl in Merrifield Sherwood’s Landing in St, Michael’s, Md. What makes a good pho place? Here are some places I am going to try to get to and write about in the next month or […]

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