Their business model is a combination of high-end boutique liquor store plus the attached eatery that features brilliantly eccentric new American small plates — something we feel Atlantic City desperately needs.
For the fourth annual Somers Point Restaurant Week, I decided to go to the town’s most popular restaurant while taking advantage of the bargain rates. Can there be any doubt that said restaurant is the Crab Trap, which usually manages to have lines out the door all year ‘round.
Wander in through the back door of Somers Point’s iconic Crab Trap seafood restaurant early in the morning and you might be in for a bit of a surprise.
Ask Henry Zhang, the baby-faced 40-year-old owner of Margate’s midtown restaurant Miyako, to explain the origin of his restaurant’s name and he will quickly tell you “The capital city, like Washington D.C.” Go to an online source and the definition becomes broader, drawing from three separate Japanese words: Mi (beautiful) ya (night) ko (child) — making it also a popular name for girls.