Category Archives: Travel

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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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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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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Sorry Charlie’s, Savannah

After searching out The Book Lady Book Store in Savannah, I headed for the river and remembered the Sorry Charlie’s Oyster Bar neon sign from a previous visit and finally indulged in Shrimp and Grits, which was a bit spicy and very nice … Continue reading

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Southern Grounds, Neptune Beach, FL

It’s a cloudy morning near the beach and time for a local cup of coffee and a pastry at a nice coffee shop with outdoor seating,  Southern Grounds, in Neptune Beach, FL.  Enjoy the outdoors before winter arrives and it’s … Continue reading

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Two Dudes Seafood, Atlantic Beach, FL

I was a bit concerned when I checked into the motel, seemingly suburban and about a mile from the beach, that I would have trouble finding a tasty dinner but Two Dudes Seafood served up nice fish in the Australian Fish and Chips … Continue reading

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