Monthly Archives: July 2018

Wonder Bar, Asbury Park

I had visited Asbury Park, NJ in my youth on trips to Clifton to visit my grandparents so I took a NJ Transit train down the shore to see Belgium crush England and ended up at the Wonder Bar, grabbing … Continue reading

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Salsa with huacatay

The Cherokee purple tomatoes are ripening in Richmond, so I made a salsa combining the Cerokee purple and orange brandywine? tomatoes with fresh chopped parsley, cilantro, basil, and huacatay and Doña Isabel huacatay/Aji sauce and some chipotle Tabasco. Very fresh … Continue reading

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Cafe Baltazar, Queens

I was viewing soccer off the international list from the NYT and for the Sunday Croatia-Denmark game and walked from the Christopher St PATH station to 40-03 Broadway, Astoria and Cafe Baltazar where I was early enough to grab a … Continue reading

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The Cuban, Hoboken

There was live music Thursday at The Cuban in Hoboken so I stopped in and had my first Caiparinha cocktail, although Brazilian, and Cusqueña beer, although a bit malty and Peruvian. The Cuban sandwich on happy hour was fine, the … Continue reading

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World Cup at Hair of the Dog

The Uruguayan Charruá (131 Essex Street) was packed an hour before the Saturday game with Portugal game so I ended up at Hair of the Dog around the corner which had a very energetic crowd balanced about equally between teams. … Continue reading

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