Oysters, Weiners & Big Ice Cubes: Lunch at Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen

Oysters, Weiners & Big Ice Cubes: Lunch at Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen

He had me at "Weiner Vault." As if two floors flush with cuisine and the best cocktails in New Jersey weren't enough, restauranteur, Christopher Cannon, saw fit to add a biergarten-style Weiner Vault - complete with a neon sign and all forms of tubular and spherical meat product - in the cellar of Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen, his three floor epicurean dream run amuck.  Michael White kerfuffle be damned - Cannon is my kinda guy! 

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A Tasty Time at The Big Brew Beer Festival

A Tasty Time at The Big Brew Beer Festival

If you're looking to taste multiple craft beers there is no better way to do it than at a festival. This past weekend, I had the pleasure of sampling and mingling with over 225 craft beer breweries at The Big Brew Beer Festival in Morristown, NJ. 

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Jockey Hollow to Open in Vail Mansion, Morristown

Jockey Hollow to Open in Vail Mansion, Morristown

A couple of weeks ago, I went to see The Waterboys  at the Mayo Performing Arts Center, in Morristown, with my good friend, Sharon.  As it was impossible to find street parking in Morristown on a Saturday night, we followed  signs to one of the many public decks, an in doing so, we passed a most stunning mansion, with a long reflective pool in the front.  

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Mehndi, Morristown: Getting My Goat, Pot Pie!

Mehndi, Morristown: Getting My Goat, Pot Pie!

We've all had naan, the flat,  steamy, pita-like, tandoor-oven-cooked bread, synonymous with Indian cuisine.  And chicken tikka masala - who hasn't had that?

Mehndi, one of a triumvirate of restaurants including SM 23 Bar & Lounge, and Ming II, operated by the successful Mehtani Restaurant Group in the Morristown Hyatt, creates a total dining experience - including the possibility of a henna tattoo on Saturdays.  

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