Max’s Restaurant

When it comes to Filipino food, there are several options in northern New Jersey. Our favorite place may be a small joint in Bergenfield or the addicting sisig at Mama Fina’s, but for simple, comforting Filipino grub we head to Max’s Restaurant in Bloomfield. Known for their special chicken recipe that became an instant favorite…

Mundo Vegan

I met up with a friend one day for a vegan lunch at Mundo Vegan in Montclair, New Jersey. The small eatery offers organic entrees and desserts that are non-GMO, palm oil free, peanut free, and mostly gluten free. Sounds healthy to me! We sat at one of the small outdoor tables. The menu changes…

Kenko Sushi

Sushi is one of my absolute favorite foods and when I’m craving a great sushi meal, Kenko Sushi in Lincoln Park, New Jersey is a top choice. The casual Japanese restaurant covered with small Post-its is always full and for good reason. They offer a large selection of creative and classic sushi rolls, along with…

A Birthday Dinner at Saddle River Inn

I can’t forget to share pics from my wonderful birthday dinner I had at the Saddle River Inn in Saddle River, New Jersey back in October. It was my first time dining at the upscale French-inspired restaurant that I’ve heard so much about for years. The BYOB restaurant is set in a 19th century restored…

Jolibee Jersey City

After a delightful pizza dinner, my mom insisted that we all swing by Jolibee to bring home even more food. We were plenty full, but we were already in Jersey City which is their only location in New Jersey. I haven’t been to the popular Filipino fast food chain since visiting the Philippines when I…

Dinner at Razza Pizza Artigianale

It was a random Tuesday and my sister was back in New Jersey, so we decided to check out Razza Pizza Artigianale in Jersey City for a family dinner. We’ve heard nothing but good things and recently saw it in a travel show. The intimate pizzeria has also been featured in various articles and supposedly…