Tag Archives: New Jersey

One Of The Last Original Single Arch McDonald’s Signs Is In NJ!

McDonald'sA couple of years back I read about a very special McDonald’s sign located in New Jersey.

What makes this sign so special is the rarity of its Golden Arches or shall I say Golden Arch!

The McDonald’s I am referring to has a sign with one of the last remaining original single arch signs. According to NJ.com, the sign dates back to 1962! Continue reading One Of The Last Original Single Arch McDonald’s Signs Is In NJ!

A Stop On The Anthony Bourdain Food Trail: Tony & Ruth’s Steaks

Anthony BourdainSince the Anthony Bourdain Food Trail officially debuted, I’ve been trying to visit the restaurants on the list.

To date, we’ve been to:

During Winter Break 2020 we were pretty limited as to where we could travel due to the pandemic. We didn’t want to quarantine once getting back to NY, so this limited us to some places close to home. Continue reading A Stop On The Anthony Bourdain Food Trail: Tony & Ruth’s Steaks

A Stop On The Anthony Bourdain Food Trail: James Salt Water Taffy

Since the Anthony Bourdain Food Trail officially debuted in New Jersey, I’ve slowly tried to visit the places which made the cut.

To date, we’ve been to:

Earlier in the summer, we took a short trip to the Jersey Shore. While there, we stopped into James’ Salt Water Taffy. Continue reading A Stop On The Anthony Bourdain Food Trail: James Salt Water Taffy

A Stop On The Anthony Bourdain Food Trail: Kubel’s- Barnegat Light

Anthony BourdainA little over a year back the Anthony Bourdain Food Trail officially debuted in New Jersey.

At the time the trail came out, we had previously visited 3 of the 10 stops. A few weeks back we visited the first stop on the trail, the very tasty Hiram’s Roadstand.

Restaurants featured on food-travel TV shows can be hit or miss but those visited by Anthony Bourdain have always been pretty safe bets at being excellent. Continue reading A Stop On The Anthony Bourdain Food Trail: Kubel’s- Barnegat Light

A Stop On The Anthony Bourdain Food Trail: Hiram’s Roadstand

Anthony BourdainThe late Anthony Bourdain has inspired many around the world to make food a big part of their travels.

While planning to visit new places, I look for ideas where to eat based on places featured on Food/ Travel shows. Places recommended by Anthony Bourdain tend to just about always be really good.

On the New Jersey episode of Parts Unknown (which aired back in 2015), Bourdain visited Hiram’s Roadstand in Fort Lee. Since seeing the episode, I’ve wanted to visit. Continue reading A Stop On The Anthony Bourdain Food Trail: Hiram’s Roadstand

Toys R Us Makes Its Return With Opening Of 1st Store

toys r usIt was a sad day back in mid- June 2018 when we visited Toys R Us for the last time before the company closed all of their stores.

As a kid I loved visits to Toys R Us, as an adult not so much. However, during visits to the store with Lucas it brought back good memories. I always tried hard not allow my feelings of nostalgia to lead to big purchases! Continue reading Toys R Us Makes Its Return With Opening Of 1st Store

Benny Tudino’s, Home Of The Largest Slice Of Pizza I’ve Ever Had!

benny tudinosI came across the pizzeria Benny Tudinos years back and made a note of it due to it’s massive slice.

Up until last weekend, I never had a chance to make it to the shop, located in Hoboken, NJ.

As we approached Benny Tudinos, Kim, Lucas and I were impressed by the smell both outside and as we entered. Continue reading Benny Tudino’s, Home Of The Largest Slice Of Pizza I’ve Ever Had!

Una Pizza Napoletana Opening 2nd Location In New Jersey

Una Pizza NapoletanaA little over a year ago, I finally got to try Una Pizza Napoletana and it was amazing!

The pizzeria started out in New Jersey, then moved to NYC before leaving for San Francisco. Then in May 2018, Una Pizza Napoletana reopened on New York’s Lower East Side.

Since my initial visit, Kim and I dined their again in late 2018. The pizzas are excellent but definitely on the pricier end of the spectrum. Continue reading Una Pizza Napoletana Opening 2nd Location In New Jersey

A Visit to the Yogi Berra Museum, A Must for Baseball Fans!

yogi berraWhen it comes to sports, baseball is my favorite.

I’ve seen games in many stadiums in the US and I have also been to games in Canada, Cuba, Japan and South Korea.

A visit to the Baseball Hall of Fame is a must for any fan. I’ve been there three times and would like to go again. I also visited the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, another amazing museum all about baseball where you can also learn how bats are made. Continue reading A Visit to the Yogi Berra Museum, A Must for Baseball Fans!