Lobster House Joe’s

In the Charleston section of Staten Island, New York sits a restaurant that is a stones throw from the entrance to the Outerbridge. If you didn’t know it was there, you might miss it. Luckily for “The Beast” this was not the case. This hidden gem I speak of is Lobster House Joe’s.

“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…

Baci Ristorante

It was time to “Feed The Beast” so we ventured to Dongan Hills, Staten Island and found ourselves at Baci Ristorante. Let me start off by giving a tremendous thank you to everyone at Baci for treating “The Beast” with such professionalism and hospitality. We never had to search for assistance, every question we had…

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” down on the Bayou

With Mardi Gras still in the air, “The Beast” felt compelled to recognize Bayou restaurant on Staten Island, New York. At 1072 Bay St. Staten Island, NY 10305 sits a restaurant with such authentic New Orleans fare, that you forget where you are. As you step off Bay Street and walk through the doors, you…

Dosa Garden

Looking to support all types of local restaurants during “NYC Restaurant Week To Go”, it was time to indulge in one of “The Beast’s” favorite cuisines. It was a perfect night to order from an Indian restaurant. After looking at different Yelp reviews and speaking to people from the area, it was settled. Dinner was…

Marie’s Gourmet

On the North Shore of Staten Island sits a family owned restaurant called Marie’s Gourmet. They are located on Victory Boulevard between Clove Road and Forest Avenue. With “NYC Restaurant Week To Go” in full force, “The Beast” wanted to support this establishment with an order to go. This was the first time the “The…