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The Rood Interview: Rook Coffee Roasters

Rook Roasters is a rapidly growing Monmouth County (NJ) based chain of coffee shops. I first fell in love with them after my girlfriend’s sister introduced us to the “New Orleans style.” It’s a dark blend which uses chickory that is mindblowing. I get it with soy milk – not something that normally works but […]

Food Memories: Pork Roll (Taylor Ham)

New Jersey is associated with many things. Sinatra, Asbury Park, fresh produce, shady politics, the turnpike….and then there is pork roll. It’s nearly impossible to find a grocery store, diner or boardwalk not selling pork roll. And as its 46k+ likes on Facebook will attest, it is the preeminent breakfast meat of the Garden State […]

Irene’s Cuisine in Bradley Beach Review

We went to Irene’s, located 608 Main St in Bradley Beach after the Starving Artist in Ocean Grove had a wait of over an hour due to the post-Church rush. Now we know to check out OG on any day/time except for Sunday 11-2. Irene’s is a classic diner including some Greek options. Unlike most […]

Cool Runnings in Bradley Beach NJ: Jamaican and Carribean Food Review

Cool Runnings is a a relatively new addition to Bradley Beach. They offer Jamaican and pan-Island food options. Located on 123 Main St (heehee) I’ve tried them a half dozen times so far and have mostly positive feedback. Many people say it’s easy to miss. It’s in the same plaza as the Country Farms convenience […]

Kohr’s Frozen Custard

If you’re on the Jersey shore you’ll find many fun foods including extra large slices of pizza, lemonade, funnel cake, fudge, pork roll and of course boardwalk fries. Those are all great American foods to have later, but the first priority is to stop by Kohr’s Frozen custard stand. I love frozen custard because I […]