In search of: the great hot dog…of north Jersey

I recently revisited some old stomping grounds and compared two of my favorite hot dog joints in Jersey. Now there are at least two or three more in the north Jersey area, but due to time and digestive constraints, I chose these two iconic places. Complimentsand a heartfelt thanks tomy photographer and partner in gastronomy

Graveside Salute to Charlie Parker

This annual tradition of a 21 sax salute recognizing the birthday of jazz legend Charlie “Yardbird” Parker has been revived by several jazz groups including the Kansas City Jazz Ambassadors. This ceremony at Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri was held with the participation of many area musicians who.formed a traditional New Orleans-style funeral parade