829 Southdrive

829 Southdrive

A New Jersey state of mind

Monday, April 16, 2018

Fridge Raid

Penne with sweet sausage, arugula, tomatoes, leeks, 
shaved sharp provolone, basil, lemon zest, and vin cotto.

Monday, January 1, 2018

The Year in Flavor 2017

Crispy Pork Ramen

Riblets and Oysters

Scallops, Lobster, Caviar, White Asparagus

Pork Roll, Cheese, Onions, Mushrooms

Baked Clams and Oysters

Korean Wings

Salad and Sandwich

Beef Wellington


Salad, Mashed Potato Croutons

Shrimp Varie

Ribs and Shrimp

Oysters, Spinach, Turkey Neck, Mushrooms

Sandwich and Chips

Scallop and Mushroom Risotto


Seafood Risotto

Peking Duck, Pork Belly, Foie Gras

Steak, Mash, Mushrooms, Arugula

Braised Chuck, Knob Gratinee

Salad and a Sandwich

Prosciutto, Arugula, Fennel, Tomatoes

Bacon-Gruyere Omelet, Crispy Cauliflower, Beef Marrow

Grilled Ham and Cheese, Salmon Tartare

Spam, Egg, and Cheese

Happy New Year!

New Year's Day, 1971.  Manhasset Bay Yacht Club,
Port Washington, NY. Penn State was playing Texas
in the Cotton Bowl, Dad had hot buttered rum in his thermos,
and all I could think about was what was for lunch.