Checking Out an Elite South Jersey Pizzeria

After a solid but unexceptional pizza experience earlier this week, I had long-standing lunch plans for Friday at a well-known pizzeria in South Jersey. The original Tacconelli’s Pizzeria, where I once ate many years ago, has long been regarded as being among the top pie purveyors in Philadelphia. In fact, for many years – beforeContinue reading “Checking Out an Elite South Jersey Pizzeria”

Kibitzing in South Jersey

When New York-style Jewish deli first came to Philadelphia – around the turn of the century – one of the first delicatessens in town to feature it was a place called Kibitz in the City, which sat on the 700 block of Chestnut Street in Center City. I ate there at least a couple times,Continue reading “Kibitzing in South Jersey”

The Best Pizza I Ate on the Cheesesteak Trail

When I was growing up, almost all of the places I was aware of that sold cheesesteaks also had pizza on the menu. That’s probably still the case more often than not in the Philly region. So when I knew in advance that a restaurant I would be visiting for a cheesesteak was known toContinue reading “The Best Pizza I Ate on the Cheesesteak Trail”

My Year-Long Cheesesteak Odyssey – and What’s Next

*There is an alphabetical list of links to all of my cheesesteak posts at the bottom of this post. While I’ve always lived in the Philadelphia region, I didn’t start eating cheesesteaks at the rate of a little over one per week until roughly a year ago. It was at that point that circumstances andContinue reading “My Year-Long Cheesesteak Odyssey – and What’s Next”