Sweet as a Peach(es)

There’s a rule of journalism that states you shouldn’t write about family or friends. Normally I adhere to it, but not always. I’ve broken in a couple times. Screw it. I doubt I’m the only rebel out there. Still, there’s pressure that comes along with it. If you REALLY like their restaurant, you hope they…

Full Haus in Downtown Bridgeport

Bridgeport has a cool new hangout. Yeah, you read that right. The “cool” comes from the good folks that brought Southwestern Connecticut a couple of very good restaurants, Harlan Social in Stamford and Harlan Publick in South Norwalk. This concept is very different from those two.

New Haven Pizza: A Pictorial

At the start of 2017, I started some fun research for Westchester Magazine. Fun because…PIZZA! The piece, titled “A ‘Haven’ for Pizza Lovers,” was a food/travel article that featured four (I would’ve included Da Legna in here if I was allowed) popular New Haven pizza places, and short write-ups on each, including the pies they’re…

My “New” LOCALi Pizza Joint

Earlier this year, I stopped by to chat with, and buy bread and pastries from local baker Rob Van Keuren, when I ran into Mogan Anthony. If you didn’t know, Mogan is the chef/owner of Village Social in Mount Kisco and Rye Brook, the newly opened Pubstreet in Pleasantville, and Locali in New Canaan. I…

Tavern 24: Taken By Surprise

If you ask me, a standard burger is one of those things that some may think throwing it on a grill and cooking it is making a good burger. It is one of those things that’s on every menu wherever you go. You stop in a high end fancy steak house and would most likely…