Open since 1984, Ritz Diner is the quintessential New Jersey joint. Popular eats include the Taylor ham, egg and cheese sandwich, the steak sandwich, and the matzo ball. Guy recommends ending your meal with a slice of tasty apple pie. Any of the daily-baked desserts will make for a sweet finish.
If you’re on the hunt for fresh seafood in Long Beach Island, head over to Ship Bottom Shellfish. The family-style seafood house is also a full-scale fish market, with fresh fish delivered every morning. The menu offers seafood cooked in every way imaginable, as well as options for meat lovers.
Alstede Farms offers local, healthy and responsibly grown produce. The choices are practically endless, with more than 250 different items, including blueberries (New Jersey’s state fruit). You can pick your own fruits and veggies or shop the fully-stocked Farm Store.