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May 14, 2009 06:39 PM
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My recommended places in Hunterdon County, NJ

I'm moving to Maryland tomorrow and would like to leave my recommendations for my home for the last eight years, Hunterdon County, NJ. I would consider all of these MUST eats if I was in town again.
1. Annandale Deli at 55 Beaver Ave., Annandale, NJ has an amazing, meaty Taylor Pork Roll, Egg, and Cheese for $3.75. Make sure you request salt and pepper.
2. Galasso's Pizza at 48 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ has an amazing, tomatoey, square-shaped Brooklyn slice.
3. Aikou Sushi located at 63 Reaville Ave, Flemington, NJ has an amazing, saucy "monster roll" and "blackened tuna" roll. $12 each.
4. The "Bowzer" sandwich ($9.75 for a full as in 2 people can eat and be full) at Ye Olde Sub Base located at 29 Main St, Clinton, NJ is fantastic! Turkey, store-roasted roast beef, with Russian dressing is a definite winner.

Hope you enjoy.

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  1. Oh I almost forgot ...
    5. the Eggs Benedict at Market Roost at 65 Main St.,Flemington
    6. the fish and chips at Blue Fish Grill at 9 Central Ave., Flemington, NJ

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    1. re: llamedica

      Thank you for posting these suggestions, much appreciated, needed some help with food road trips in Flemington NJ
      Best of luck with your move!

      1. re: llamedica

        We've had the fish 'n' chips at Blue Fish Grill. Astoundingly delicious! And the clam chowder wasn't too shabby either.

        http://www.thebluefishgrill.com

        We've had dinner at Matt's Red Rooster Grill, albeit some time ago, and enjoyed the food there.

        http://www.mattsredroostergrill.com

        1. re: RGR

          RGR, as you know from other threads, I think Matt's has slipped over the years and is no longer the restaurant it was in the first two years of operation. I don't know the reason for this though I really noticed the difference when one of the Matts departed.

          It's still a reasonably good restaurant though the name no longer pops into my mind when I'm wondering where to go for dinner. I think the recent review in NJ Monthly, where it received two stars, is reasonably accurate (though I don't agree with the comments about the steaks, which in my opinion are only slightly better than average).

          http://njmonthly.com/restaurantreview...

      2. Another restaurant makeover/rescue/reality show,saw this in the morning online paper,
        Located in Hunterdon County

        http://www.mycentraljersey.com/articl...

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        1. re: shabbystorm

          IMO, the problem with Chelseas is rather simple. The new owners kept the ambience and menu lock-stock-and-barrel. Everything was the former owner's signature stuff. A talented, experienced chef was cooking another person's stuff. I think he should have personalized the menu more.

        2. I would love to know how to order this tomatoey, square-shaped Brooklyn slice at Galasso's because I live down the street from Galasso's and The Brooklyn Pie at Piccolo Trattoria in Pennington, NJ and Newtown, PA is my favorite.