Food & Spirits: A Bloody Good Birthday Lunch

Will asked me where I wanted to go for lunch on my birthday, and my first instinct was to grab Filipino food at Phil-Am in Colonia. We had been there several times before, but I was just feeling like some hearty, meaty, no frills ethnic food. It was at this same place where I first…

Food & Spirits: Shanghai Bun (Matawan, NJ)

Restaurant: Shanghai Bun Date: June 4, 2016 Location: 952 State Route 34, Matawan, NJ Shanghai Bun has two menus. There’s the one for wimpy Americans with the┬átypical assortment of lo mein, fried rice, and egg rolls. Then there is the one with the authentic Chinese food, featuring dishes with pork intestine, shredded beef stomach, and…

Food & Spirits: Filling up on Pork at Phil-Am (Colonia, NJ)

Restaurant: Phil-Am Colonia Date: August 17, 2015 Location: 1246 New Jersey 27, Colonia, NJ I have but one question following lunch yesterday at Phil-Am in Colonia: do Filipinos have high cholesterol? Its just a pondering, a thought that crept into my mind after yet another pork-heavy meal at an authentic Filipino restaurant, the first being…