Farewell Post–Until Next Time

We’ve hit the end of the road for Sunny Side Up. I started this blog at the beginning of class not really knowing where it was going to take me. Along the way I discovered new places, enjoyed good food, and made new friends. Overall, I would call that a success. Although the blog is…

What it Takes to Own a Diner–With Aladdin Barak

Aladdin Barak knows what it takes to own a diner. He should, hes only been doing it for the last 30 years. Barak was born in Turkey, but as he got older and had a family of his own he wanted more for them. He had heard of others in the area going to America,…

WHY EATING BREAKFAST FOR DINNER IS ACTUALLY HEALTHY

Okay, now that I have your attention, eating breakfast for dinner has a lot of benefits aside from being an excuse to visit a diner. In fact, swapping out traditional dinner foods like burgers, fries, and pasta… for lighter breakfast foods like eggs and oatmeal are healthy. The best part is, more people are starting…

The Broad Street Diner

Up next is one of my personal favorites: the Board Street Diner in Hamilton. Broad Street is your typical New Jersey diner, nice dining area, mirrored walls, well loved booths, the works. I first started going to Broad Street in high school, the diner is open 24 hours so that meant that it was the…

Robyn Austin (Diner Expert) Q&A

Robyn Austin has been a New Jersey resident for her whole life, 57 years to be exact. Growing up, Jersey diners have been a huge part of her childhood and adult life, from family diners, outings with friends, to spending time with her own kids and. Some would even consider her an expert when it…

And then: Town and Country

Earlier this afternoon I was driving down Route 130 and I saw Town and Country appear on the horizon, as I came closer I knew I had no choice but to pull in and grab something to eat, breakfast of course. I haven’t been there in a while but Town and Country is one of…

Fan Favorite: Amy’s Omelette House (@Burlington)

Amy’s Omelette House is basically a landmark for Burlington, NJ. I’ve lived in the area for practically my whole life and I’ve yet to meet anyone who’s admitted to not frequenting the popular breakfast spot. If I’m being completely honest with you all, I’m killing two birds with one stone with this article because I…

First stop: The Liberty Diner II

Just up the street from my hometown, the Liberty Diner II located on Route 130 in Bordentown is the setting of many of my childhood memories, as it has been for many families in the area for the last 30 years. As soon as I walked through the doors, the owner, Aladdin, greeted me and…

What’s for breakfast?

What’s for breakfast? Hi, I’m Lauren and I’m a breakfast junkie. But let’s start at the beginning. I didn’t always want to be a journalist, over the years I’ve shuffled through more careers choices than the average middle aged american. From the unconventional initial dream of being a “bug catcher” to the stereotypical teacher phase,…