What is as small as the head of a pin or as large as the average bedroom and predates dinosaurs by more than 200 million years? Give up? Crab. Evidence suggests that humans have been enjoying crab since prehistoric times – and we still do. This year earthlings will devour more than 1.4 million tons […]
Food and Wine
The best part of street food is there are no rules or boundaries as to what it can be.
Photographs and styling by MICHELLE GIORLA After ending my self-imposed 20-year exile/odyssey in the Rocky Mountains the first place I needed to go was the ocean. The shore entices and seduces, attacking and attaching itself one sense at a time. Before the ocean enters your vision the scent of marsh and salt invades your nostrils, […]
Prior to its rebirth as a foodie destination, Mayer’s Tavern was known for two things according to owner/chef Alex Laudeman: bar fights and scallops. When Alex and her father Keith bought the old fisherman hangout in 2016, they knew they wanted to honor the history of the place, so they kept the spirit of the […]
Without venturing past the borders of Cape May there are six different Mexican restaurants.
“You’re at the shore,” explains Steve Howard, chef/owner of Freda’s Café. “People want to see some seafood on the menu.” Opened in 1991, Freda’s is the work of Steve and his wife Carol. Originally from New York, the couple came to enjoy Cape May through friends and eventually decided to move here and open a […]
Who needs over-processed faux meats and cheeses when you’ve got real vegetables?
Changing Hands: New Developments in Cape May’s Dining Scene
Where I grew up in North Jersey, Morris County to be exact, there was such an abundance of Italian restaurants you could practically walk two blocks in any direction and find at least one. That may be a bit of an exaggeration—but not much! The problem was, so many Italian menus were identical. Chicken or […]