Ruddy And Dean

It was Saturday night and time to “Feed The Beast”. Tonight he was craving a slab of meat. On the North Shore of Staten Island, NY and a stone’s throw from the Empire Outlets is “Ruddy and Dean, An American Steakhouse”. Since the 1970’s a bar sat in this spot. It changed names several times…

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” 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…

Valentine’s Day Raffle

Love is in the air! Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching. “Feed The Beast” is having it’s first annual Valentine’s Day Raffle to support small businesses. Enter to win a $75 Gift Card to either Portobello Café in Staten Island, NY or Old Glory Kitchen and Spirits in Keyport, NJ. There are two ways to enter…

Stop The Presses!

“Feed The Beast” receives photo credit for a new business profile article in the Staten Island Advance. “Market prepares fresh fish for customers” is an intriguing story written by reporter and editor/news manager Tracey Popora. The article highlights Beyond The Sea Fish Market on the North Shore of Staten Island. Grab your copy of the…

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…

Max’s Es-Cas

“The Beast” acknowledges Max’s Es-Cas as a place to support during ‘NYC Restaurant Week To Go”. For those not in the know, there is a place on the North Shore of Staten Island serving up traditional Italian fare in an elegant setting called Max’s Es-Cas. This family run restaurant is a local hot spot. As…

“The Beast” Goes Middle Eastern

On the South Shore of Staten Island is a restaurant that is unlike so many others customary to the island.  It is called “Laila”.  A Middle Eastern restaurant with exquisite food and where prior to Covid restrictions, you could enjoy music and be entertained by professional belly dancers.  Laila is located at 45 Page Avenue,…