Jay Fox's Dining Guide

Four Bugger joints that rock

"Where do you go to get anorexia?” — Shelley Winters

Y’ALL KNOW THAT I LUV BUGGERS more than anyone in the world ’ceptin‘ perhaps the late Ken Monfort who reportedly ate a cheesebugger every day for lunch. But while I do luv muh buggers, I gotta make room for a tuna sangie, a hot dog or something different once in a while. I’m really not fanatic about it. But I do luv muh buggers. Maybe a bit fanatic.

YOU SPEAKA ITALIANO? YOU EATTA ITALIANO?

If you are going to America, bring food.” — Fran Lebowitz

TIME SURE DOES FLY WHEN YOU’RE HAVING FUN, and I can’t think of anything more fun than the fifth annual Italian Food and Wine Festival to be held at Belmar in Lakewood from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20-21.

The 1908 Democratic National Convention

It was one hundred years ago that the Democratic National Convention was last held here. Some facts you may not remember about that momentous year, but that are certainly vivid in my memory. I was just a mere tyke back then.