Tasty Travels

Mitchell’s Fish Market Opens in New Jersey

Mitchell’s Fish Market Opens in New Jersey

Last week we had the pleasure of attending the grand opening of Mitchell’s Fish Market in Edgewater, New Jersey. The ideally located restaurant sits directly on the Hudson River with expansive views of Manhattan that are quite breathtaking. The main objective for Mitchell’s Fish Market was to bring the freshest seafood in the warmest atmosphere […]

| July 17, 2016
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Giulia’s Kitchen in Cliffside Park

Giulia’s Kitchen in Cliffside Park

When my Aunt suggested we try a favorite restaurant of hers in Cliffside Park, New Jersey, I was a bit surprised. She lives about 25 minutes away and her bar is set high. She has traveled all over the world and dined at many of the finest restaurants, so I was more than a little […]

| September 16, 2015
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The New Jersey Gold Coast, A Foodie Find

The New Jersey Gold Coast, A Foodie Find

The New Jersey Gold Coast is comprised of all of the towns along the Hudson River with glorious views of Manhattan. This includes: Edgewater, North Bergen, West New York, Weehawken, Hoboken and Jersey City. Surprisingly, it is only about 20 minutes by car, bus or ferry from Manhattan to the New Jersey Gold Coast, making […]

| May 27, 2015
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Croatia, A Food and Wine Treasure Trove

Croatia, A Food and Wine Treasure Trove

Croatia, is located at the crossroads of South Central Europe and the Mediterranean. The wildly varied terrain also borders the Adriatic Sea coast, which contains more than 1000 Islands. Known for its natural beauty, Croatia is quickly becoming a tourism favorite around the world. The country is divided into four cultural regions including: Croatia proper, Dalmatia, Slavonia, and […]

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Astoria’s New Republic

Astoria’s New Republic

Open for just one month, Astoria’s Republic restaurant/nightclub is already burning up the local dining and nightlife scene. Conveniently situated right next to the N/Q train stop, this is a great, multi-faceted establishment for both authentic and fresh Mediterranean-inspired cuisine and a sizzling nighttime hangout. The décor features an eclectic blend of beautiful reclaimed barn-siding, […]

| August 6, 2014
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Panini Cosmopolitan Café Opens in Westwood

Panini Cosmopolitan Café Opens in Westwood

This new Mediterranean style café that also specializes in Tequila has recently opened up in Westwood—not in the village but lower down Westwood Boulevard. Yes, parking can be a hassle, but at $3.50 it is manageable. The restaurant can loosely be described as a Mexican Mediterranean inspired café/bistro with several signature items on a very […]

| June 28, 2014
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Kincaid’s on the Pier in Redondo Beach Hires New Chef

Kincaid’s on the Pier in Redondo Beach Hires New Chef

Kincaid’s on the Pier in Redondo Beach is a destination restaurant and a new chef is in charge. Lance Corrales is no young up and coming hot shot looking to make a quick name for himself, but more of an experienced chef who was hired over younger competition because he knows how to deliver when […]

| March 1, 2014
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You Reap What You Cook

You Reap What You Cook

By Mario Bermeo Jr. In a city with restaurants on every street corner, tourists dwellings and secret alley ways, Rome still has its share of hidden gems—and this one has no name, only a wooden door with the number 5 next to it. Andrea Consoli brings a true Roman experience to those seeking to define […]

| February 18, 2014
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Oxnard on the Rise

Oxnard on the Rise

Oxnard, a seaside town about 70 miles from Los Angeles and on the way to Ventura and Santa Barbara, has historically struggled a bit as a poor relation. While Ventura and Santa Barbara remain very fashionable, this gap is closing and a recent, albeit brief, early New Year visit confirmed this. The foodie scene is […]

| February 6, 2014
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Badmaash  Arrives In L.A.

Badmaash Arrives In L.A.

Badmaash Indian restaurant in downtown Los Angeles is a place I have continually heard about and I am pleased to report that this small, yet comfortable eatery is doing a few things interestingly different with Indian food. Billed as an Indian gastro-pub and only serving beer and wine, the alcohol menu is as compact as […]

| December 11, 2013
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