Saturday, February 24, 2018

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And everyone claims to have the lowest or best price. How can that be?

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Friday, February 23, 2018

Resorts Casino Hotel Restaurants Participate in Atlantic City’s Restaurant Week!

Source: Resorts Casino Hotel

Enjoy an array of dining specials at award - winning restaurants

18_ACRW_logo_cle_18_rv (2).jpgATLANTIC CITY, NJ (February 23, 2018) – Atlantic City Restaurant Week comes to Resorts Casino Hotel Sunday, March 4th to Friday, March 9th with specialty menu options.  Guests can take advantage of an array of delicious tasting meals from a variety of Resorts Casino Hotel’s premier restaurants, including Capriccio, Gallagher’s Steak House, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville and Landshark Bar & Grill and more!

Breadsticks Café & Grill
Join us at Breadsticks Café & Grill for lunch or dinner during Atlantic City’s Restaurant week.  Lunch is $15.18 per person and dinner is $35.18 per person.

The lunch menu features a first course of your choice from the soup du jour, hot wings confit or a kale salad with maple cured bacon, fennel and watermelon radish; second course of breadsticks meatball grinder or grilled tequila lime chicken; and a third course of pink lady apple galette or a pear cheesecake tart. 

For dinner enjoy a three – course meal, with an appetizer choice of soup du jour, roasted bone marrow with crispy oyster and grilled bread or a kale salad with maple cured bacon with watermelon radish; second course choice of grilled wahoo with herb spaetzle, broccolini, and crab broth or a hanger steak with Yukon potato puree, grilled asparagus and preserved lemon.  Enjoy the third course choices from the pink lady apple galette, pear cheese cake tart or chocolate hazelnut crisp gelato.

Enjoy a delicious three – course meal at the award-winning Capriccio, Atlantic City’s choice for classic Italian dining. First course, your choice of lobster toast, ribollita soup or chopped greens with Brussels sprouts, egg, lentils and speck dressed in a bottarga vinaigrette; an entrée choice of red beet fettuccini, wild mushroom and truffle risotto, veal or chicken Milanese with arugula salad, heirloom tomatoes, roasted red peppers and red onions, and roasted branzino, spinach gnocchetti with swiss chard. Complete your meal with Capriccio’s dessert choices of a classic cannoli, chocolate mousse cake or seasonal gelato.  For $35.18 per person from 5:30pm to 10:00pm.  For reservations call 609.340.6789 or

Eastwind Chinese Restaurant and Noodle Bar
Eastwind, an award winning authentic Asian cuisine restaurant, at Resorts Casino Hotel features a special lunch and dinner menu during Atlantic City’s Restaurant week. 

Lunch will available every day from Noon to 4:00pm with a three course meal for $15.18 per person.  Choose from an appetizer of Asian chicken wings or Korean BBQ bowl of short rib, garlic fired rice and soft cooked egg; an entrée of pan fried noodles with baby shrimp, a five spice beef noodle bowl or crispy pork belly with kim chi fried rice; for dessert, your choice of black rice pudding, seasonal gelato or ginger cake. 

Dinner is available from 4:00pm to closing for $35.18 per person.  First course, choose from scallion pancakes, Thai crispy watercress salad with cashews and chicken or a pan fried seafood roll; second course menu options include ribeye chow mein with bell peppers and scallions, orange salmon and pineapple fried rice or grilled lamb chops with charred shishito peppers; for the third course, try the green tea tiramisu, NY cheesecake or Taho. 

Gallagher’s Steak House and Burger Bar

Atlantic City’s legendary Gallagher’s Steak House is known for their dry – aged beef cut in – house daily, fresh whole Maine lobster and their award – winning wine list.  Indulge in an exquisite meal starting with an appetizer of your choice, arugula with fresh strawberries and crumbled goat cheese salad, fresh New England clam chowder or sweet potato bisque.  For an entrée, choose from the roasted prime rib, au-jus served with garlic mashed potatoes and sautéed haricot verts, a pan roasted pacific salmon with an orange ginger glaze, steamed jasmine rice and grilled asparagus, a roasted airline chicken breast stuffed with prosciutto, spinach and mozzarella cheese topped with a Marsala brown sauce, mashed potatoes and roasted baby carrots, or opt for a grilled bone – in pork chop topped with sautéed pears, onions and bacon with a sweet and sour sauce and roasted potatoes. For dessert, guests have the choice of caramel cheesecake or a rich chocolate mousse cake.  For $35.18 per person offered for dinner Sunday, March 4th to Friday, March 9th from 5:00pm to 9:30pm.  For reservations call 609.340.6555 or visi

Gallagher’s Burger Bar is serving up some tasty appetizers and daily cocktail specials for restaurant week starting 5:00pm daily!  Daily signature cocktails kick off on Sunday with their homemade sangria, to an old fashioned Monday, martini Tuesday, wine down Wednesday, stoll Thursday and toast to the weekend Friday with a glass of Champagne or Prosecco.  Try the flavorful appetizers choices of fried burrata with cherry tomato sauce and a balsamic reduction, bacon wrapped shrimp with bourbon sauce or a lobster and truffle oil mac & cheese.

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville and Landshark Bar & Grill

Fins Up! as restaurant week makes its way to Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville and Landshark Bar & Grill featuring a special lunch and dinner menu at each restaurant.

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville lunch menu, for $15.18 per person, will feature a first course of tossed fresh greens salad; an entrée choice of island Cuban sandwich, California grilled cheeseburger Panini style sandwich or a half rack of baby back ribs; and a third course of NY cheesecake or vanilla ice cream. 
For dinner, enjoy a three course meal for $35.18 per person.  The meal includes a first course of tossed fresh greens salad or soup du jour; a second course choice of crispy coconut shrimp, Jimmy’s Jammin’ Jambalaya or sirloin steak; and a third course of NY cheesecake, key lime pie or vanilla ice cream. 

Landshark Bar & Grill will feature a lunch menu for $15.18 per person from 11:00am to 4:00pm throughout Restaurant Week.  The first course is a house salad; second course, a choice of buffalo chicken sandwich, pulled pork sandwich or a Landshark burger; and to top it all off a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
The dinner menu will be available from 4:00pm to closing for $35.18 per person.  The menu will feature a first course choice of cheese curds or tossed fresh greens salad; an entrée choice of fish tacos, shrimp scampi or a BBQ platter; a dessert choice of apple blossom or chocolate lava cake.

For complete details on all happenings at Resorts Casino Hotel, visit

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Tropicana Entertainment President and CEO Tony Rodio to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 10th Annual Nightlife Awards

The 2018 Nightlife Awards, presented by Atlantic City Weekly, will be held at Boogie Nights at Tropicana Atlantic City 

Source: Tropicana Entertainment   

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (Feb. 22, 2018) – Today, Atlantic City Weekly’s 10th Annual Nightlife Awards announced Tropicana Entertainment President and CEO Tony Rodio as the recipient of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award.

Rodio will be recognized at the 10th annual celebratory gala taking place Thursday, Feb. 22 at Tropicana Atlantic City’s Boogie Nights. The invite-only VIP party begins at 7 p.m.; free admission to the general public begins at 8 p.m.; the awards show begins at 8:15 p.m.

“I am honored and humbled to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from Atlantic City Weekly’s Nightlife Awards. I am thankful to be in such a position where I can apply my passion of giving people unique and memorable experiences to the work that I do,” said Rodio. “One of the first projects I undertook as Tropicana Atlantic City President & COO was to bring the Boogie Nights concept to Tropicana. It feels great to see the concept has grown to become a truly one-of-a-kind nightlife experience for our guests. This recognition is not only testament to our hard work but also serves as motivation to myself and our entire team to continue to evolve our nightlife offerings and further Tropicana’s reputation as one of the best places to party in AC.”

Now in its 10th year, Atlantic City Weekly’s Nightlife Awards celebrates the industry’s top venues and people that go above and beyond to make Atlantic City’s nightlife experience unforgettable.

Other Tropicana Atlantic City venues to be recognized at the 2018 Nightlife Awards include:
Boogie Nights  Nightclub of the Year nominee and Readers’ Choice Best Dance Floor, Best Club Dancers, Best Bottle Service

Critics’ Choice
Kiss Kiss Nightclub                   Best Club Dancers
Anthem                                   Best After Hours Spot (casino)
Olón                                        Best Girl’s Night Out (casino)
Okatshe                                   Best Happy Hour (casino)
Chickie’s & Pete’s                    Best Beer List (casino)
Firewaters Saloon                   Best Guy's Night Out (casino)
  Irish Pub                         Best Irish Bar
Chickie’s & Pete’s                    Best Sports Bar (casino)

Readers’ Choice
A Dam Good Sports Bar          Best Guy's Night Out (casino)
Planet Rose                             Best Karaoke/Open Mic Spot
The Palm                                 Best Wine List (casino)
Hooters Atlantic City               Best Sport Bar (casino)

For more information about Tropicana Atlantic City visit

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Excellence Group Resorts A Cut Above In All Inclusive Vacations.

Excellence Resorts, Beloved Resorts and Finest Resorts Are All Berman Travel Preferred....Why?

Berman Travel Customers LOVE Excellence Resort Group Resorts because of their very attentive staff, sensational diverse dining options including an 
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Awesome accommodations including the suites we call the 
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"Finest Resorts is for everyone Finest Playa Mujeres welcomes and accommodates guests of all ages, including couples, mid-size groups and families. Finest Playa Mujeres features 450 finely appointed guest suites, the exclusive Excellence Club for adults 18+ to enjoy, Finest Club for guest of all ages, nine irresistible all-inclusive international dining options, 10 swimming pools, a state-of-the-art fitness center with cardio conditioning equipment, elegant and spacious meeting facilities, full concierge services, ONE Spa among other high-end amenities. 
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Two Great Acts Coming to Resorts Casino Hotel This April

Frankie Z on Saturday, April 14th & The Mahoney Brothers on Saturday, April 28th

Source: Resorts Casino Hotel Atlantic City CITY, NJ (February 21, 2018) – Resorts Casino Hotel is excited to announce Frankie Z and The Beatles and Beyond starring The Mahoney Brothers are performing live on the Superstar Theater Stage.  On Saturday, April 14th, Frankie Z will light up the stage and have everyone dancing in the aisles.  The Beatles and Beyond show starring the Mahoney Brothers on Saturday, April 28th will bring the famous hits from The Beatles to life.
Frankie Z | Saturday, April 14th

On Saturday, April 14th at 8:00pm, up and coming superstar, Frankie Z, will rock the stage with a medley of hit songs from the 50’s, Broadway musicals including Grease and Hairspray, modern hits and some of his own original Pop Rock songs.  

Frankie Zulferino is a male Pop artist from New York. In his earlier years, Frankie was a part of the boy band WOW and has opened up for artists such as Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Jason Derulo and Sean Kingston. Frankie Z has also toured Europe with multi-platinum group, Westlife, where he performed at the London O2 Arena as well as Croke Park. In addition, Frankie was one of the top four contestants in the New York episode of CW’s The Next where he was mentored by Pop sensation Joe Jonas. 

Tickets are on sale now at Resorts’ Box Office or through Ticketmaster at or by calling 1.800.745.3000.  Ticket prices are $45.00, $35.00 and $25.00.

The Beatles and Beyond starring The Mahoney Brothers | Saturday, April 28th

The Mahoney Brothers, Tim, Brian, Mike and fellow band members, Jay Swanson and Timmy Sean, produced and perform the “The Beatles and Beyond” show.  Combining renditions of famous songs recorded by the Beatles, both as a band and during their post – breakup solo careers.   Through the use of 1970’s era costumes, instrumentation, staging and video, audiences can imagine the “reunion concert that never was”.   Re-live the great Beatles hits and sounds on Saturday, April 28th as the Mahoney Brothers share The Beatles and Beyond melodies on the Superstar Theater stage at 8:00pm.  

Tickets are on sale now at Resorts’ Box Office or through Ticketmaster at or by calling 1.800.745.3000.  Ticket prices are $35.00 and $25.00. 

 For more information, visit Resorts website or call 1.800.334.6378. Connect with Resorts on Facebook, follow Resorts on Twitter or Instagram and view us on YouTube.
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May We Suggest: Atlantic City Restaurant Week

Atlantic City Restaurant Week features over 70 dining choices from Atlantic City and the surrounding area. Those 70+ choices include some of most critically acclaimed restaurants in New Jersey and the USA. 

At $15.18 for lunch and three course dinners at $35.18 you can truly engage in many indulgent experiences.

This is the 10th year of Atlantic City's Restaurant Week running from March 4 thru 9, 2018.

Prices do not include tax, gratuity or beverages.

Check Out The List Of Participating Restaurants

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Saturday, February 17, 2018

May We Suggest: A Great Atlantic City Happy Hour You Have Not Heard About!

Welcome To Cielo Wine Bar in Capriccio Restaurant
Resorts Casino Hotel, Atlantic City

Happy Hour Offers:  Reduced Drink Prices and 
Reduced Small Plates and Apps

A Picture Is Worth 1000 Words. This Marc Berman's
 Indulgent Experience Through Photos and Captions

A personal favorite, Short Rib Spring Rolls

Not Always On The Menu 
But These Are Righteous Meat Balls

Spinach and Artichoke Dip. 
Another personal comment...Killer Dip

This Seafood Chowder Is Resorts Muli-Award Winning.
At Cielo, the presentation is a bit different. 
They add a nice slice of Prosciutto  

Homemade Fried Ravioli with Smoked Tomato Sauce

This Is Ulysses One Of Atlantic City's Most Popular Bartenders delivering me my perfectly poured Expresso Martini.
Wine lovers may want to check out their wine line list also!

This is one great happy hour...Why? Sensational homemade small plate and app offerings that won't empty your wallet and you can also use your player comps. (That's What I Did)
Reduced adult refreshment prices that will make you smile. All of this at a real comfortable bar or hi tops and a staff that make you feel like a million bucks.

Check Out Cielo Wine Bar Menu... Keep In Mind It Does Change

Winter: Thursday / Friday / Saturday, 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Spring: Wednesday-Sunday, 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Located in Resorts Casino Hotel Atlantic City

Photos By: Marc Berman,

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

May We Suggest: Bellino's Market Galloway New Jersey

An Indulgent Suggestion From: Marc Berman, Publisher,

I discovered Bellino's Market from a tip from good friends who RAVE about this sensational grocery store/market located in Galloway, NJ

Shout out to Dirk DaCosta, Dina Guzzardo and Chef Demetrios Haronis for recommending Bellino's Market.

Now I Know First Hand What They Are Raving About!

Bellino's Market owned by Chris and Suzanne Bellino, both are accomplished chefs. Chris is the former executive chef at Smithville Inn and Suzanne is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America.

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words
Our review in photos...

Let's Start With Dessert...Suzanne's Specialties:
All Made In House

My Favorite Case, The Meats
Fresh Ground Sausage, House Cured Bacon, 
Tenderloin, Poultry & More...
Now pick some up, go home get creative!

Chef Bellino's Fresh Cooked 
Corned Beef, Roasted Turkey & Roast Beef
and Boars Head Meats, Cheeses and 
Assorted Condiments

At Bellino's Market You're Likely To Find Condiments 
You Won't Find Elsewhere

Fresh Produce....Yes

This is a family market.
I had a nice chat with Chris's mom Sarah who filled me in on the construction which also involved the family. She shared with me her personal photo album featuring a pictorial of the construction of the market coming to fruition.
You will be able to view it in the condiment aisle.

Bellino's Market family and staff are welcoming and friendly and create a warm environment.
Here is where you find the food products that will take your own recipes to the next level. 

Finally, as I was talking with Chris I noticed his arm ink. This is a true commitment to Charcuterie.

Worth the trip to stock up. 
I personally found a market where I will be a regular customer!

 Before writing this I did fry up some bacon and sausage, it will be impossible to go back to the "other stuff"
#SupportBaconAwareness At Bellino's Market

Bellino's Market
45 South New York Rd (9.29 mi)

Galloway, New Jersey 

(609) 568-6992

The Crab Cakes and Key Lime Pie...
To Live For!!!

Tropicana’s Coming Out Party is Atlantic City’s Biggest LGBT Soirée

Dance the weekend away with the fabulous queens from Miss’d America, Philly’s DJ Robert Drake, Randy Jones from the Village People and more!

SOURCE: Tropicana Entertainment
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (Feb. 12, 2018) – Reigning Miss'd America 2018 Pattaya Hart, former Miss’d America 1999 Morgan Wells, the original Cowboy from the Village People Randy Jones, Philly A-List’s 2016 ‘Best Radio Personality’ DJ Robert Drake, and celebrity impersonators will come together to celebrate Tropicana’s Coming Out Party followed by a Tea Dance featuring live entertainment and special performances. 

The two-day celebration of inclusivity and diversity welcomes the LGBT community to dance the weekend away at Tropicana Atlantic City’s Boogie Nights, voted 2017’s “Best LGBT Spot” by Atlantic City Weekly Nightlife Awards. Tropicana’s Coming Out Party is taking place Friday, April 13 and Saturday, April 14.

A portion of the event’s proceeds will benefit The Greater Atlantic City GLBT Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting a better economic, social and political advocacy of GLBT and GLBT supportive business and citizens in the greater Atlantic City region.

Big Gay Ball - April 13 at 9 p.m. – Put on your sparkly gown and grab your dancing shoes for one fabulous evening – the Miss'd America queens, Randy Jones, and Philly’s DJ Robert Drake will be joined by Steven Andrade as Cher, Rainere Martin as Donna Summer, the hot go-go boys of Primal Men, and Boogie Nights’ Big Gay Babes.

Guests dressed to the nines are encouraged to participate in a fashion show contest for a chance at winning the Tropicana Dancin’ Queen Package. Tropicana will treat the winner and a guest to an unforgettable couple’s getaway in Atlantic City; prize includes one overnight stay, breakfast, dinner, salon services at Luxe Salon and free admission to Boogie Nights.

Tickets, at $30, are only available for purchase at the door day of.

Brunch at Olón
After a long night of dancing and before partaking in all the Tea Dance fun, indulge in mouthwatering brunch and refreshing cocktails at award-winning chef Jose Garces’ alluring beachfront experience centered around fresh coastal seafood. Build your own Bloody Mary and sample from the bottomless raw bar. $29.99 per person. *Tax and gratuity not included.

Tea Dance – April 14 at 1 p.m. – Boogie Nights will keep the party going and the cocktails flowing as Tea Dance closes out Tropicana’s Coming Out Party with hit music from the '70s and '80s, Boogie Nights’ resident DJ and a special tribute to Elton John by performer, musician, and impersonator Lee Alverson. Tickets, at $10, are only available for purchase at the door day of.

$5 Savings - Guests attending Big Gay Ball and Tea Dance can purchase one $35 wristband for admission to both events at the door at Boogie Nights on Friday, April 13.

Hotel Room Savings - Call 1-800-345-8767 and refer to booking code: TBGB to receive 10% off your room rate. *Discount is only valid for overnight stays on 4-13-18. Rates are based on double occupancy and valid for a standard room in the West Tower.

For more information about Tropicana’s Coming Out Party and other events at Tropicana Atlantic City visit

About Tropicana Atlantic City
Tropicana Atlantic City 
is a 24-hour gaming destination located on the beach and Boardwalk. Featuring just under 2,400 hotel rooms and home of The Quarter, a 200,000 square foot entertainment complex, Tropicana Atlantic City is the premier resort in Atlantic City. With 25 restaurants, 25 shops, 18 bars and lounges, 2 pools, an IMAX Theatre and a spa Tropicana Atlantic City was highlighted as one of the “Coolest Casinos in the World” by PopSugar. Casino Player Magazine has voted the TROP ADVANTAGE® Club as the “Best Players Club”.  Since 2013, Tropicana completed over $200 million in renovations, including its spectacular Multimedia Light and Sound Show, the addition of Atlantic are LifeCenter Fitness, Garces restaurants, renovations to over 900 hotel rooms, casino and more.
Must be 21. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER. For more information, visit the official Web site at or: