Turning Point – Princeton

This is my very first Foodie Feature, throughout the week I’ll be posting fellow NJ foodies that I follow on Instagram. This picture is from @Welive4Food. The meal had waffle wedges topped with chicken tenders, smoked bacon, sweet dried cranberries and, homemade sausage gravy. Turning Point serves breakfast, brunch and, lunch. They’re only open 8am-3pm…

JJ Bitting Brewing Co. – Woodbridge

Full rack of Ribs is a must when eating here. Ribs are served with house made BBQ sauce and on top of a bed of french fries. Not only is the food good but you can get a beer flight which is a sampler of some of the beers brewed on site. They offer seasonal…

La Casa de Tortilla – Somerset

Shrimp Tostada Salad in a taco shell bowl, this place is a in a strip mall along Route 27. Everything I’ve had here has been amazing, ingredients are fresh and you can tell. They deliver which is always a plus, I recommend calling ahead when wanting to order. They’re very consistent and the owner is…

Gaetanos – Willingboro

Picture does the cheesesteak NO justice, these sandwiches are stuffed. The menu is inventive with toppings and creative with the names. This one is “The Don” it has grilled tomatoes, oregano and parmesan. If you haven’t seen them search for them on Facebook or look up the location on Instagram the sandwiches are massive and…

Esquina Latina – New Brunswick

Esquina Latina is a restaurant/lounge that turns into a club at night. This is a Cuban sandwich with sweet potato fries. The bar makes good drinks and the menu is full of traditional Cuban cuisine. Once it converts into the club it gets jam packed but its a good time. 25 Liberty St, New Brunswick…

Skylark Diner – Edison

Skylark Diner is well known diner with a bar, yes a bar. This Monster Double Cheeseburger was a special on the brunch menu it came with two angus beef patties, american cheese, bacon, chipotle aioli and, I added avocado. The patties were cooked perfectly and the fries were great. This diner has a great beer…

City Tavern – Elizabeth

Bandeja Paisa, grilled skirt steak with rice, beans, seasoned pork rind, sweet plantain and a fried egg. The restaurant is a corner spot spacious enough to also have a bar. The staff is very friendly, you get hot bread and garlic butter while you wait for your food. They have great beer on tap and…

Diesel and Duke – New Brunswick

Left – “The Top Dog” with chili, mustard, bacon, chives and celery salt. Right- “The Brooklyn Dog” Chili cheese bacon wrapped hot dog. Located in the Rutgers area, Diesel and Duke is a small corner shack with outside seating available and affordable meals that will fill you up. The menu is creative without being overwhelming….

Veronica Diner – Somerset

What’s an NJ food blog without pork roll? This came from a family owned diner I’ve visited for years. Located in a strip mall behind a 7/11. It never disappoints, this was a hefty pork roll egg and cheese on a kaiser roll. The staff here is very welcoming and attentive they make you feel…

White Diamond – Clark

Christmas eve I accompanied my wife for her haircut appointment in Westfield, NJ. We weren’t familiar with the area but, I heard of White Diamond. On the way I happened to pass it and made it my mission to stop by on the way back. I’m glad I did, it’s an old school setting with…

Amazing Taste – North Plainfield, NJ

This gem was found in North Plainfield, NJ. Amazing Taste started selling out of a food truck, they have recently opened a new location. Amazing Taste serves homemade soul food, the menu varies from hearty meals to delicious sweets. This meal is the Fried whiting, Candied Yams, Mac and Cheese with wheat toast on the…