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Mt. Laurel for dinner and breakfast

I have to disagree with Truman about the diners. I have been going to the Sage Diner for many years, averaging once a month or so. I have never experienced anything but above-average diner fare and excellent service. No exceptions, I stopped going to the Marlton Diner several years ago due to slow service and below average food. Now I just noticed your post was for meals in August. Hope you found something enjoyable.

Oct 06, 2013
johnpm in New Jersey

HELP! Where is good barbecue near Princeton/Trenton?

Here's a link to an earlier discussion. Whistler's Inn (Cinnaminson) is still there and still good.

http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/459226

Jul 22, 2013
johnpm in New Jersey

Bahn Mi, South Jersey? Anyone?

There is (was?) a place in Millville called Saigon Vietnamese that has "Vietnamese Sandwiches" on the menu, but I never tried them. FWIW, their pho (called "Noodle Soup" on the menu) was pretty good.

Jul 02, 2013
johnpm in New Jersey

Farmers markets

Jun 30, 2013
johnpm in New Jersey

Pork Jowl? SNJ area

You can try Bringhurst Meats in Berlin NJ. They are full-service butchers. I know they do bacon, don't know about jowls.

http://www.bringhurstmeats.com/

Jun 05, 2013
johnpm in New Jersey

Family friendly, near the Turnpike, in South Jersey

To fill in the others:
Indian- Monsoon at Dearborn Circle, Mount Laurel;
Korean- Sammy Chon's KtownBBQ, Route 70, Cherry Hill;
Chinese- Shanghai Express corner Greentree and Church Roads, Marlton (Evesham on some maps), and to round out Asia, there's Ichi Sushi (and other Japanese) in the same strip mall as Shanghai Express.
All are BYOB and the farthest is Monsoon at most 10 minutes away.

Mar 22, 2013
johnpm in New Jersey

Where to find good pastrami near the Jersey shore?

Wolfie's restaurant in Toms River is very good. They used to have a sign saying something like "If pastrami were religion, this place would be the temple." and I almost think they meant it.

Dec 30, 2012
johnpm in New Jersey

Canning jars in Cherry Hill?

Also available at Shop-Rite of Mount Laurel on Nixon Drive.

Dec 18, 2012
johnpm in New Jersey

REAL 'Homemade' Whitefish salad in Cherry Hill area

F & M Deli in Mount Laurel makes their own, but I don't know if they sell it for takeout.

http://www.fandmcaterers.com/restaura...

Oct 28, 2012
johnpm in New Jersey

Best sushi in the Marlton/Voorhees area?

My wife, the resident sushi-hound, ranks Ichi as the best around, with Yuki Hana also good. Both are in Marlton.

Oct 18, 2012
johnpm in New Jersey

lunch celebration near southern turnpike

I don't have great things to offer, but:
There's a Charlie Brown's Steakhouse just east of exit 5.
At exit 4, there's the Sage Diner (pretty good) and several major hotels with restaurants that could probably accommodate.
And here's a link to places a little farther from the turnpike than the above:

http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/809441

Aug 30, 2012
johnpm in New Jersey

Good Eats in and around Wildwood Crest?

Sharky's Feeding Frenzy is a funky seafood shack between the Wildwoods and Cape May on Ocean Drive. It's right on the water, has a pretty good seafood and some other things as well. Most (all?) seating is outdoors.

Aug 16, 2012
johnpm in New Jersey

Reherasal Dinner near Medford, NJ

I just (mentally) drove from the Westin to Medford, and the only BYOs I thought of with enough room for you are El Azteca (Mexican) and Deany Boy's Steakhouse in Mt Laurel and Tarantella (Italian) in Medford. All three have two rooms and might give one to you.

Jul 02, 2012
johnpm in New Jersey

Possible to buy Brazil nuts in the shell?

Newark Nut Company has nearly everything nut-related. They have a store in Newark and a warehouse in Cranford where you can pick up orders if you don't want to pay shipping. I've bought a lot from them and never been disappointed.

http://nuts.com/nuts/

Jun 09, 2012
johnpm in New Jersey

Best Chicken wings I'v eever eaten, in Mt. Laurel NJ.

It's "Lord of the Wings". Pretty good sandwiches, too.

http://www.onewingtorule.com/index.html

May 05, 2012
johnpm in New Jersey

Looking for mom and pop type Italian restaurants in South Jersey

How's six months for a turnover? Giofano's is now closed and a note in the window says "Re-opening soon as Original Spaghetti House". Makes me dizzy!

Apr 02, 2012
johnpm in New Jersey

cherry hill?

Here are a few in Cherry Hill that I like:
A Little Thai Kitchen
Pho Eden
Chef's Bistro
Andreottis Viennese cafe
The four above are all within a stone's throw near Springdale Road and rt 70
Also, for Italian:
Cafe Aldo Lamberti
Tutti Toscani
or even Ponzio's Diner is not bad.
Aldo, Andreotti, and Ponzio have liquor licenses; the others are BYOB.

Feb 26, 2012
johnpm in New Jersey

Breakfast places in Atlantic City NJ

Bill's Gyro Souvlaki-- on the boardwalk-- never closes-- breakfast all day (and decent Greek food too).

Feb 06, 2012
johnpm in New Jersey

Santorini in Cherry Hill

Went there last night--no lights, no sign. The website is also taken down. Such a shame!

Jan 08, 2012
johnpm in New Jersey

Suggestions for Christmas Dinner in Cherry Hill

I saw somewhere that the Coastline will have both a brunch and a buffet dinner on Christmas (best to check with them in case I remember wrongly).

Dec 24, 2011
johnpm in New Jersey

Fresh Eggs? Looking for source in S. Jersey

If you click a county on the map at this website:

http://www.jerseyfresh.nj.gov/searche...

you will get a listing of farms and what they sell. I just looked at Burlington county and saw a few that listed eggs (I've never tried any of them, so can't recommend). Good luck!

Nov 17, 2011
johnpm in New Jersey

Sushi - need to find a really good place

Fuji is very good. An alternate which my wife (the sushi hound of our house) prefers is Ichi in Marlton at Meetinghouse Square. Small, spotless, and excellent.

Nov 02, 2011
johnpm in New Jersey

Suggestions, please for restaurants fit for foodies mid-way between Tom's River and Philly?

No gourmet fare, but acceptable pub food can be had at Mayo's Halfway House on rt 72 just south of 70. It's a friendly place frequented by pineys and passersby, and it's big plus is that it's... well...halfway.

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Mayo's Halfway House
State Highway 72 N, Chatsworth, NJ 08019

Sep 13, 2011
johnpm in New Jersey

Barnacle Bens Mount Laurel

Marcello's Fresh Catch Bistro on Church Street, Mount Laurel is pretty good.

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Church Street Cafe
29 Church St, Paterson, NJ 07505

Sep 07, 2011
johnpm in New Jersey

Lunch in Cape May

Lucky Bones (near the Lobster House on the other side of the road) does seafood, BBQ, steak, AND Italian.

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The Lobster House
906 Schellengers Landing Rd, Cape May, NJ 08204

Aug 17, 2011
johnpm in New Jersey

Looking for mom and pop type Italian restaurants in South Jersey

Looks like the jinx is still on at this location! A few weeks ago, the place was dark and there were signs saying "closed for renovation". Today it's still dark, the signs are gone, and the potted plants are turning brown.

Aug 08, 2011
johnpm in New Jersey

Looking of Jamaican Jerk Pork

Scotch Bonnets in Medford NJ does jerk pork, but only on Fri and Sat. Nice little place, friendly and clean.

Jul 14, 2011
johnpm in Philadelphia

Restaurants in Wildwood, N.J,.

Here's one for lunch:

http://www.mauisdoghouse.com/

Jun 27, 2011
johnpm in New Jersey

South Jersey Shore Crab/Seafood House Roundup

Sharky's is a fun place. Right on the water; absolutely informal. There's some seating under the roof and more outside, I think. Unfortunately, I've never had crabs there so can't comment. Good fish and soup, but my wife had a roast beef sandwich which was sub-par.

Jun 16, 2011
johnpm in New Jersey

South Jersey Shore Crab/Seafood House Roundup

Sharky's Feeding Frenzy, on Ocean Drive south of Wildwood, is just what you want (at least it's just what I want now that I've thought about it).

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Sharky's Feeding Frenzy
977 Ocean Dr, Cape May, NJ 08204

Ocean Drive Bar & Restaurant
3915 Landis Ave, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243

Jun 15, 2011
johnpm in New Jersey