The has inspired many around the world to make food a big part of their travels. late Anthony Bourdain
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
It 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
I 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!
A couple of weeks after the tragic death of Anthony Bourdain a
to create a Bourdain Food Trail. bill was proposed in New Jersey
On June 13 the Anthony Bourdain Food Trail debuted at Hiram’s Roadstand in Fort Lee, NJ.
Continue reading New Jersey’s Anthony Bourdain Food Trail Officially Debuts
A little over a year ago, I and it was amazing! finally got to try Una Pizza Napoletana
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
When 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!
Two weeks back,
and many around the world have mourned his loss. Anthony Bourdain shockingly died
Anthony Bourdain inspired many people in different ways- to try different foods, get out of their comfort zone and be a better world citizen in one way or another.
Continue reading Bill Proposed For Anthony Bourdain Food Trail in New Jersey
The 2026 World Cup will be played in North America hosted by the United States, Canada and Mexico.
TimeOut reports that this “
will bring soccer’s most prestigious even to three countries for the first time.” Continue reading 2026 World Cup Final Will Be Held at MetLife Stadium in NJ
Lombardi’s claims to be the first and oldest pizzeria in America, having opened in 1905. The issue with Lombardi’s claim is that it closed in 1984 and didn’t open again until 10 years later, in a new location.
Lombardi’s does make excellent pies and I definitely recommend a visit if you’re in NYC.
Since Lombardi’s closed for a decade, what is the oldest operating pizzeria in the U.S. now?
Continue reading A Visit to the Oldest Pizzeria in the US: Papa’s Tomato Pies
In July 2012, Kim, my brother and I ran in the
. Teterboro Airport 5K Runway Run
During the visit to Teterboro, I had also hoped to visit the Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum of New Jersey after the run. However, it was a really hot day and we were exhausted from the race, so we passed.
My brother just sent me some info about a great reason to visit the Aviation HOF of NJ this weekend!
Continue reading Calling All AvGeeks: Open Cockpit Weekend at Teterboro Airport