Author: Chris Burns

Scramblers anonymous

If you decided today to eat one omelet daily from Amy’s Omelette House in Long Branch (732-222-1206, www.youramys.com), you should make it through the menu by next Easter. Add another month if you’d like to tackle the pancakes too.

All that Jazz

Chico’s House of Jazz recently opened in Asbury Park (732-774-5299, www.chicoshouseofjazz.com). The Jersey Shore club promotes original music instead of cover bands. "Plus, this place has a great atmosphere."

Modern world: Corazza

Don Draper and the rest of TV’s Mad Men would feel right at home at Corazza in Asbury Park (732-361-3179, www.corazzamodern.com), a mecca for classic mid-century furniture and accessories.

Wake, paddle & troll

Not quite ready to cruise the Amazon? Save yourself the airfare and discover local natural wonders

La vida locavore

The new oxford american dictionary defines locavore as a person who seeks out locally produced food.