Category Archives: Photographs

Classic Negroni & Jazz at The Archer

I wandered up to the Archer in Jersey City and ended up ​drinking the on-special Classic Negroni (gin, Campari, vermouth) while listening to Dixieland from The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn, a delightful combination. The cocktail was bitter but the jazz … Continue reading

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Madame Clause Bis

Descending into the subterranean Madame Clause Bus French restaurant a note of mustiness wafted my way as I pulled up at the bar to listen Manouche Bag play cafe jazz with a French accent as part of the Jersey City … Continue reading

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Pickled beets, flowering German gold tomatoes

I had not wanted to lug beets around all day after the Alexandria Farmers six weeks ago so waited until the Saturday RVA South of James Farmer’s Market to get some starter material for pickled beets, here shown with heirloom German Gold … Continue reading

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Antique Bakery, Jersey City 

I was walking a new neighborhood in Jersey City and found the fabulous, work a day Antique Bakery (the former Pecoraro Bakery) just around the corner.  Although the traditional white flour rolls have little nutritional value, they are really tasty, hard … Continue reading

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Mission Ceviche at Smorgasburg in Williamsburg

From the Mission Ceviche booth at the Smorgasburg in Williamsburg I sampled the Catch of the Dayay Ceviche (flounder) with a refreshing Chicha morada drink made from purple corn. I also saw classical music performance by Yellow Barn Music Haul from the back of … Continue reading

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Arepa Tipica con Cerveza Aquila

Mad. Sq. Eats. was overcrowded just about two but was curiously relaxed after business hours. The Arepa typica was delightful with the Arepa tasting like a tacoified cornbread. It fell apart a bit and had some sweetness. The arugula, cheese, avocado … Continue reading

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Amor y Amargo

Although I am not much of a cocktail enthusiast, the Di Pompelmo (Citron Sauvage, Aperol, Tequila, Grapefruit bitters and grapefruit peel) at Amor y Amargo was delicious.  An incredibly small place but this is Manhattan. I’m sure I could only survive a … Continue reading

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