O is for Ocean City, NJ: Pizza, Saltwater Taffy, Frozen Custard, Caramel Corn
Wow, we are moving along in this A to Z Challenge! Day 15 with 11 more posts to go.
O can only stand for one thing for me: Ocean City, NJ.
And guess what. Food Network Magazine says the same thing in its May 2013 issue “Walk the Walk: These amazing boardwalks are worth a stroll this summer.”
Ocean City, NJ is right in there with Myrtle Beach, SC; Kemah, TX; Old Orchard Beach, ME; and Santa Cruz, CA. The authors of this article acknowledge that there are many great boardwalk towns along our coasts, and they loved them all: big, small, run-down, flashy–and especially those fighting their way back after Hurricane Sandy (Coney Island, NJ). They settled on five boardwalks in the article.
We also love George’s Homemade Ice Cream, Hula Restaurant and Sauce Company (formerly Hula Grill) for the best coconut shrimp anywhere, Bashful Banana for yummy muffins, and Ward’s and Mallon’s Bakeries for the yummy cinnamon rolls.
If you want to do something other than eat, you can go down to the beach, or stay on the boardwalk and ride the rides at Gillian’s Wonderland Pier, Playland’s Castaway Cove, Gillian’s Island Water Park. Miniature Golf? We’ve got plenty of that, but watch out for gorillas, sharks, alligators, and pirates along the courses.
You can tell that I love Ocean City, NJ, and I have written about it before, and I’ll probably write about it again.
O is for Ocean City, NJ 2012/04/08
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