There is a serious lack of diversity in restaurants in the central New Jersey and the Bucks County area. It’s uncommon that my cravings for authentic Spanish, German or South American food are ever satisfied, unless I feel like venturing out to Manhattan or Philadelphia. Enter El Tule, a Peruvian & Mexican restaurant...

“What’s the name of the pizza place we like again?” It always starts the same. Why can’t I remember the name of this pizza place? You could tell me a hundred times and I’d still have to ask. But that’s okay because my husband always knows which pizza place I’m asking about – it’s one of the only pizza places...

You can never give someone or something just ONE chance. Growing up, we all had foods we didn’t like. Hello, brussels sprouts? Can you imagine if you never tried them again after trying them just once as a kid? Your life would have a big giant brussels-sprout shaped hole in it. So when Mistral popped up on my Open...

When I was 5 years old my parents took me to Ichiban in Princeton (since closed… and is now Mistral) and that’s where I got the nickname Sammy The Seal. If someone put sashimi on my plate it was gone about 2 seconds later. I remember one time I ordered an entire bowl of flying fish roe, and ate it with a spoon....

If I tell you about my favorite restaurant in New Hope, Pennsylvania, you all have to PROMISE you won’t flock there all at once. I love this place for its romantic charm and laidback vibes. This is a hidden gem if there ever was one. If you turn off onto Mechanic Street, a side street off of River Road (the bustling...