Category Archives: NJ

Red beans and rice, central American style

After reading a New Yorker article extolling the virtues of heirloom bean varieties, and being in Jersey City with grocery stores plentiful with GOYA products, I picked a pound of Central American Red Beans, which I finally used today to … Continue reading

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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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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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Congress Station, Hoboken

While doing my laundry on Palisade Ave, I found a coffee at Congress Station (589 Palisade) and the peaceful garden behind the shop with its meditating Buddhas. Come and relax and enjoy the peace.

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