Category Archives: dining

Breaded + Fish + Fry

These are typically not words I use together – I don’t fry fish – period.  Fried fish makes me think “fast food” and “golden arches”.  I will broil it, grill it, ceviche it, steam it, poach it and bake it. … Continue reading

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Jammy Buggars (follow-up)

Well, it happened again.  When we discovered Deagan’s, were found ourselves going back “too often” – now it’s happening with Jammy Buggars !  Not entirely a bad thing, but not “cost-effective” long-term for us to go out to eat so … Continue reading

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Jammy Buggars !

Jammy Buggar (British Slang). A lucky individual, favored, charmed, blessed, serendipitous. “He just won the lottery, that Jammy Buggar!” Lakewood’s latest dining venue has a rather peculiar name, but not peculiar food !  Housed in the old Niko’s & Route 6 … Continue reading

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Catering

While I have prepared a lot of food for a lot of people for many years, I typically don’t do it in other’s kitchens.  Saturday we had a cookout at Ilsa’s cousin’s in honor of her other cousin returning home … Continue reading

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Spicy Shrimp and Farro

Emmer wheat (Triticum dicoccum), also known as farro especially in Italy, is a low yielding, awned wheat. It was one of the first crops domesticated in the Near East. Spicy Shrimp with Farro, Basil & Garlic, steamed Green Beans and Beefsteak Tomato Slices with Herbed Sea Salt, Pepper, … Continue reading

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Taco Tuesdays – at Deagan’s !

Adobo Braised Beef, Grass-Fed Ribeye Beef, Grilled Chicken and Yellowfin Ahi Tuna were the Soft Tacos we tried.  Most are $2 or $3 dollars, and amazing !  But what would you expect – it’s Deagan’s ! (www.deagans.com)

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Three Birds Restaurant

As seems to be the “new norm”, we found ourselves at yet another Happy Hour – Three Birds Restaurant here in Lakewood ! A few years ago 3B was proclaimed one of America’s Best New Restaurants by Food & Wine … Continue reading

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