Pastavino Reopens!

With all the Covid restrictions placed on the food industry in New York City, many restaurants were forced to close. Some never recovered and their doors will not open again. Gratefully earlier this month Pastavino beat all odds and reopened in full force. This upscale Italian restaurant is located on the north shore of Staten…

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.

MOULES FARCIES

Moules Farcies is a traditional French mussels dish in which the mussels are stuffed then baked (You can also grill them). “The Beast” enjoys this simple yet elegant dish as a appetizer. It is an easy to prepare, yet it will wow your guests. Moules Farcies pairs well with a dry white wine. Ingredients: 1…