Without venturing past the borders of Cape May there are six different Mexican restaurants.
Food and Wine
“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 […]
If you’re a carnivore, there is simply nothing quite like a perfectly done steak, properly seasoned and cooked to perfection, to make your mouth water. It comes out of the kitchen practically sizzling—a crispy char on the outside, pink and tender in the middle, and perfectly seasoned all the way through. It’s a story of […]
Crème de la Crème What is your favorite dessert? I ask this question every time I have dinner guests. And, although I don’t really keep track of such things, crème brûlée is the answer more often than anything else. I am always delighted to indulge my friends because this impressive, somewhat decadent luxury is inexpensive, […]
Just about 20 years ago, I dined for the first time at 410 Bank Street, the quaint and cozy spot located at (guess where) in Cape May. It was then that I had my first taste of their Bayou Oyster Stew, a memorable moment, and those flavors stayed with me. Since then, whenever my friends […]
This summer as your tribes come to your homes and gather around your grills and kitchen tables, try these recipes that were created or inspired by The Driveway.