Café’ Du Monde’ Beignets

After celebrating dishes customary in New Orleans to commemorate Mardi Gras, I would be remise if I didn’t finish by honoring the Beignet. Even though it was created in Ancient Rome, it was the French settlers that introduced it to New Orleans in the 18th century. Simply put, a beignet is a fried French Donut….

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…