“The Beast” Devours Cuzin’s Seafood – Clam Bar

Over the bridge and through the woods to Cuzin’s Seafood Bar we go. In Marlboro New Jersey is where you can find Cuzin’s Seafood – Clam Bar. With a large dining room and plenty of outside seating this is definitely a hot spot in the area. Pre covid they had a great bar scene but…

Nurnberger Bierhaus

On an island that has more than it’s share of burger joints, Irish pubs, Italian and Chinese restaurants it can be difficult to find something a little different. There are only a couple of German restaurants on the “Rock”. If you are looking for traditional German fare, where you also have the ambiance of a…

Lee’s Tavern

In a world that is ever changing, it is a comforting feeling that some things remain the same. It was time to “Feed The Beast” and Lee’s Tavern was calling. For those not in the know, Lee’s Tavern is a legendary pizza joint in the Dongan Hills section of Staten Island. It first opened it’s…

The Hop Shoppe

It was that day of the week where “The Beast” was on the prowl for “Supporting Small Business Sunday”. Down on Van Duzer street in Staten Island sits a joint called “The Hop Shoppe’. The moment “The Beast” and I walked through the doors we immediately reverted to our youth. As we ventured through the…

Ho’ Brah “A Taco Joint”

With indoor dining finally open, “The Beast” needed to be out on the prowl. On the North Shore of Staten Island in the dead center of Forest Avenue is Ho’ Brah. They also have locations on New Dorp Lane in Staten Island and in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Once you walk through the doors of this…

“The Beast” Conquers The Rahway, NJ – Soup Stroll

SSBS – Supporting Small Business Saturday As reported in an earlier blog, Rahway New Jersey is having their “Soup Stroll” each Saturday during the month of January. Twenty restaurants are participating serving complimentary samples of their signature soups. There is only one Saturday remaining. If you are looking for something to do from 1pm through…

“The Beast” Takes On Pilesner Haus Biergarten

It was becoming evident that “The Beast” was getting restless. Before it was too late, I grabbed my circle of friends and we crossed the river to Hoboken, New Jersey. It was there that we found ourselves at Pilesner Haus Biergarten. Opened in 2011 this establishment is extremely large compared to other places typically found…