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Vorhees area, near Ritz Theaters?

Are you looking for elegant or casual? If the latter, you might want to try Healthy Garden on Haddonfield-Berlin Rd - a short, direct drive to/from the Ritz Theater complex. The place is casual but has lots of vegetarian/vegan options as well as items any carnivore-loving diner would appreciate. They have smoothies, salads, tofu options, etc. And it's not at all expensive. Here is the URL:
http://www.healthygardencafe.com/gard...

Feb 21, 2011
smn in New Jersey

Southern NJ liquor store selling Junipero gin?

I have not, but will have to do so! thanks for the tip. FYI - found Junipero at Canal's in Burlington, NJ.

Feb 11, 2009
smn in Mid-Atlantic

Southern NJ liquor store selling Junipero gin?

Thanks for this info - and good suggestion!

Feb 08, 2009
smn in Mid-Atlantic

Southern NJ liquor store selling Junipero gin?

Hi - does anyone know of any SNJ liquor stores that sell Anchor Brewing Co's Junipero gin? Thanks.

Feb 08, 2009
smn in Mid-Atlantic

Chinatown Nut Allergy - suggestions?

Is it nuts or nuts and peanuts? If peanuts are a problem then I would really avoid Chinatown altogether. The risk is just too great esp. since peanut oil is frequently used. Why take the risk.

Feb 01, 2009
smn in Pennsylvania

Great meal at Lo Bianco in Collingswood, NJ

Just tried this place the other night and had a nice experience. Started with the grilled romaine salad that came lightly accented with goat cheese and balsamic vinaigrette. Then had the seared salmon that was served with an interesting mix of things on the plate: red and yellow beets, sauteed spinach, onion confit, which all worked very nicely together. Too full for dessert. Entree prices between $15-25. I understand that this restaurant relocated from Margate, but had never heard of them before.

Aug 14, 2008
smn in Mid-Atlantic

Source for coconut milk powder in CC?

Hi all - does anyone know where I might be able to get coconut milk powder in/around Center City? Thanks.

Jul 21, 2008
smn in Pennsylvania

Outdoor dining at Kitchen 233?

The outdoor patio area is in the back of the restaurant. You have to walk though to the back. It is really nice. One area you can sit and have drinks; the other they have actual dining space. It's not a true patio in that there is a roof, but the floor to ceiling windows are open. I was only there once, but enjoyed it.

Jun 27, 2008
smn in Mid-Atlantic

Harvey's BBQ [Marietta, Pa]

Thanks! That was me looking for it. Sorry it took me so long to locate this post. I saw another post to my original question indicating that t is only a catering op now but that Harvey's appears at the Kutztown fair each year. Might have to add that to the summer roadtrip. Again, thanks for posting the info.

Jun 14, 2008
smn in Pennsylvania

Long-shot: What happened to Harvey's BBQ House

Thanks for the info! Finally the mystery has been solved. Hmmm... bbq at the fair - might be worthwhile to make that trip.

May 09, 2008
smn in Pennsylvania

Garbanzo/Chickpea flour in Philly or Burbs?

Wegman's does, indeed, carry garbanzo bean flour.

Apr 14, 2008
smn in Pennsylvania

Anyone know anything about John's Seafood in Paulsboro, NJ?

Needing a halfway point (in Paulsboro) to meet someone for lunch. Any thoughts on this restaurant? Thanks.

Mar 05, 2008
smn in Mid-Atlantic

Lunch in Lambertville

My husband and I found a nice little spot in Lambertville for lunch called Cafe Galleria. I cannot recall the streets, but here is the website address: http://www.caffegalleria.com/ It's not a formal restaurant, but it is nice and casual and the food is excellent. All kinds of vegetarian options as well as non-veg options and affordable. This place was recommended to us by someone else and we've not had a bad meal there. I don't know about Lilly's, but some of the other restaurants we've tried in Lambertville have been hit or miss.

Sep 30, 2007
smn in Mid-Atlantic

Need HELP finding Korean item in store in NJ!!!

I believe you can substitute red pepper flakes for this, but if you want the real thing, do like my Mom does when in that store and look for customers who are mother/child pairs or someone who is Asian (and appears to be purchasing such tricky items), but speaks English. She has the best luck when the child is of teenage years and can work as translator between herself and the child's mother. You can just ask where to find it. Works great. If that fails, take a recipe with the printed word and point to it. Last resort: order online. Good luck!

Sep 02, 2007
smn in Mid-Atlantic

Long-shot: What happened to Harvey's BBQ House

Okay, my husband has been waxing poetic for years about a little restaurant in Marietta, PA by the name refernced above. He has tried calling the number but has gotten no answer. We're guessing that it is no more, but if anyone has ever heard of this place, do you know what became of it? Did it just close? Re-open elsewhere? I've never been myself, but if it's still around I'm intrigued. Thanks!

Jun 14, 2007
smn in Pennsylvania

Cherry Hill

Hi tuxedo,
There are tons of places in Cherry Hill. Re: fast food - there is no reason to go for FF in ANY state! What are the criteria for your stay - in what part of Cherry Hill are you staying? Certainly the Crowne Plaza on Route 70 is a direct route to Philly and I know they have a restaurant since they are a major hotel, but give me more details and I may be able to help. I am sorry to hear that your SO will be dealing with all of this.

Apr 27, 2007
smn in Mid-Atlantic

Pita Shack @ 16th & Chancellor?

I think this is what it's called. It's in the space where a few Italian restaurants have come and gone - a few buildings away from Bellini. This looks like a quick/casual Middle Eastern spot. Anyone know anything about it/can recommend it? Thanks!

Apr 26, 2007
smn in Pennsylvania

Low Tide at DiBruno's Center City

Normally I would not post this, giving the purveyor a little slack, but in this case I feel I must share. I purchased sea scallops at DiBruno's the other day. When I got them home I thought they smelled a little fishy, but because my sinuses had been stuffed up, thought that maybe it was just me. Anyway, cooked them up and my husband and I both agreed that they were well past their prime. Ammonia-like taste and very, very fishy. I took them back to DiBruno's the next day. When I told the guy at the seafood counter why I was returning them he told me "well, you know, sea scallops always have strong smell." Oh, really? That's never been my experience and I cook them all the time. When he took the lid off the container you could smell how bad they were, but he kept insisting that there was nothing wrong. Anyway, he said they would give me back my money (they did), but he kept telling me that "it's the way scallops are supposed to be..."
Now, DiBruno's is supposed to be for the gourmet, so what gourmet wouldn't know fresh from old? Anyway, burned my bean, needless to say, and from now on I'll be getting my seafood at Bob's Seafood in NJ (love them!) or Reading Terminal when I'm on my way home. Sorry, just had to post and vent a little... Have a good weekend, all!

Feb 03, 2007
smn in Pennsylvania

Anyone tried Nagoya Japanese rest. in Cherry Hill?

Wondering how the sushi fares as well as the cooked food, too. Thanks. Seems like the number of Japanese restaurants on the Route 70 corridor here has skyrocketed in a year's time.

Jan 04, 2007
smn in Mid-Atlantic

Recipe using baby Vegetables?

Thanks! I did steam them and made a honey vinaigrette w/ rice vinegar) - excellent.

bolivianita - thanks for the mint suggestion - I am going to try that tonight with some baby zucchini I have.

Dec 31, 2006
smn in Home Cooking

Recipe using baby Vegetables?

Happy Holidays, all! I have some baby squash (green & yellow) and am looking for a nice recipe for them to serve alongside my blue cheese crusted filet mignons. Any suggestions? Or, alternatively, what is the best method of cooking these (steamed? roasted?) Thanks!

Dec 30, 2006
smn in Home Cooking

Fondant Folks - how far in advance can I make them?

So I'm making the traditional "buche de noel" for Christmas dessert and I found a recipe that has "woodland folk" made out of fondant sitting on the cake. I have to do this for the pure hilarity of it all (you have to know my family). Anyway, I purchased a container of fondant (rolled icing)as per the instructions. I need to dye it and make the little guys. How far in advance can I do this without them falling apart? Can I just set them out to dry a few days in advance and them put them on the cake the day of? Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks and Happy Holidays to everyone!

Dec 21, 2006
smn in Home Cooking

Source for Ghee in Center City?

Thanks for the bakery tip! I will definitely check it out. My grandparents on my dad's side were from Syria. Good food, for sure.

Nov 15, 2006
smn in Pennsylvania

Source for Ghee in Center City?

Thanks for the suggestions. Now I think I will make it myself. My grandmother did it all the time and your description, FelafelBoy, makes it sound easy. Thanks, too, missclaudy, for the additional suggestions. I will be using this to make my grandmother's cookie recipe for mamoul, a Middle Eastern cookie. I grew up eating them and since she passed away many years ago I have been missing them greatly.

Nov 14, 2006
smn in Pennsylvania

Source for Ghee in Center City?

Hi - does anyone know where I can purchase ghee (aka clarified butter) in center city? I know of a source online but wow, is it expensive. Thanks for any suggestions.

Nov 08, 2006
smn in Pennsylvania