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Sliding into the new Foo Bao restaurant

It was nearing one o’clock on a Thursday when I saw it: a Facebook notification inviting me to like a new page—something I’d usually ignore, but the name piqued my interest. Chinese, possibly? I clicked. A picture promised two Asian sliders plus a green papaya salad and a can of soda for $10.  I hadn’t… Read more »

Nick Filet opens on Beach Avenue

Earlier today, my husband, AJ, called asking if I’d like to have lunch at the new Nick Filet on Beach Avenue that opened yesterday. I, of course, said yes since I hadn’t packed lunch! Once we got to Beach and Jackson, we could see a line out the door and worried the wait would be… Read more »

The Pier House reopens

The new Pier House Restaurant is unofficially open. The Andy family hosted an invitation-only celebration last night for scores of Cape May locals and a few special guests who joined in the preview opening. In the Greek tradition of breaking plates, Vasiliki Andy smashed one on the floor at the conclusion of the ceremony, symbolizing… Read more »

A look inside the new Boarding House

Yesterday morning, we stood in pleasant 72-degree weather to celebrate the ribbon cutting ceremony at Boarding House, Cape May’s newest hotel. This past winter, the former Cape Winds  — now owned by the Hirsch family of Montreal Beach Resort — underwent a complete renovation, down to concrete and studs, and transformed into a modern surf-inspired… Read more »

A Beach Walk in Early Summer

The porch and window screens are up, flowers are planted, houses are freshly painted, and people are getting out their beach chairs and umbrellas. Another summer season is here and Cape May is full of activity and visitors. No matter how aware I am of the Off Season days slipping away, Memorial Day weekend always… Read more »