Exploring a bit more of the Jersey Shore – Ortley Beach

Catherine's on the Ocean

Exploring the Jersey Shore is like getting an education on new summer haunts that I haven’t visited before. Today my exploration took me to breakfast at Catherine’s on the Ocean in Ortley Beach with an added adventure to check out the Ortley Beach Surf Club.

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Zurich Switzerland’s Kronenhalle Restaurant – dining with spectacular art

Chagall at the Kronenhalle

In the centuries old city of Zurich you’ll encounter an unusual and beautiful restaurant, the Kronenhalle. The restaurant stands out not only for its fine Swiss cuisine but also for its collection of art by Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse, Joan Miro, Paul Klee, and Georges Braque to name a few.

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Corks and Canines: Virginia’s Wine Country Part 2

Traveling Virginia’s Wine Country with dog friendly locations like Middleburg, Morven Park, Bluemont Winery, Chrysalis Vineyard,

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Exploring the Shore: Breakfast in Toms River, New Jersey

Stuffed French Toast

Toms River, New Jersey has always been associated with retirement villages, boats, boat slips, restaurants, courthouses, law offices, and a beautiful stretch of Main Street that encompasses by all of the above.

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Cuisine and music pair in South Carolina town of Greenville

Early browsers beat the crowd at Greenville's Saturday morning Farmers Market.

Greenville, S.C, a middling-sized town in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, caters to foodies with 80 downtown restaurants and pubs and to music lovers with free, downtown blues, rock and covers concerts.

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Claim to fame: Springfield (Missouri) – style Cashew Chicken

Word spread about the Springfield-style cashew chicken. Chef David Leong’s combination of white meat fried chicken chunks covered with Chinese oyster sauce, sprinkled with cashews and chopped green onions quickly became a local favorite.

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