Is it too late to move it inside?
If your birthday is this week: Despite your birthday, cosplaying as “Pantless Man” won’t get your a discount at the con.
Aries: You will finally get to the head of the line at Comic Con, only to discover it’s the wrong Enterprise Captain.
Taurus: You will discover too late that the Avengers 3 preview is not in a convention bathroom stall and that creepy guy is not Joss Whedon.
Gemini: You’ll spend a great weekend at Comic Con, only to realize you didn’t interact with comic books the entire time you were there.
Lemini: Stan Lee will bitch slap you.
Cancer: You will attend a panel where Jar-Jar Binks releases his sleazy tell-all book.
Leo: You will calculate that 44% of the con crowd are dressed as Harley Quinn.
Virgo: The ghost of Gil Gerard will explain to you that he’s still alive.
Libra: You will become hypnotized watching a Spiderman cosplayer with huge junk.
Scorpio: You will have sex with a Spiderman cosplayer.
Sagittarius: You’ll almost escape Comic Con with money, but Lou Ferrigno will shake you by the ankles before you leave.
Capricorn: You will get a flat tire and realize you have no jack. Fortunately, Linda Carter lifts the back of your card until you can replace it.
Aquarius: The stars say, don’t eat food in the convention hall, save your money for comics.
Pisces: You won’t go to Comic Con this year, but you will enjoying saving the three grand you would’ve spent on sushi.
Restaurant: Rockhill in Cherry Hill, NJ
Address: 1800 Rt. 70 East Cherry Hill, NJ
Food: Pizza, subs and burgers
Price: Above Average
Taste: Really Good
Service: Needs Improvement
Atmosphere: Industrial Hipster
I had passed Rockhill a few times in my travels and pegged it as one of those upscale burger joints that keep appearing everywhere. It was one of those nights where things were just too busy and there was no food in the house, so— Out the door we went.
Rockhill certainly looks like it’s part of a national chain, but from what I can tell on the website and from the menu, it’s not. However, the industrial atmosphere, while very clean and professional, isn’t very personal. It feels like a chain. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. It was open, airy and clean.
The menu was full of pizza, cheese steaks and burgers. I asked the waiter what the specialty was and he said the cheesesteaks, but there was no cheesesteak hoagie on the menu. He assured me, I could get it anyway. The missus got a “Late Night in Jersey” burger which had pork roll, sunny-side egg, bacon mayo, with lettuce, tomato, and onion. We also got side salads.
The side salads were amazing. Heirloom tomatoes, carrots, kale and lettuce with a homemade dressing. Fantastic. The sandwiches were pretty good. High quality. Although the Missus complained that the burger was falling apart and she had to eat it with a knife and fork. The fries were really good, although a little salty.
The staff was a little off. Our waiter knew his stuff, but he seemed a little distracted or overwhelmed. There were lots of kids and parents there, but still. There was a woman with her kids behind us that complained about everything and that second waiter also stopped by our table. I asked for a refill, but then he dropped the ball and I had to ask again. I mean, it’s not a deal killer for me, but it was kind of annoying.
Also, with the décor, it didn’t seem like a place for kids but there were tons of them. But the bottom line, although the food was really good, it’s the kind of stuff I can get at most pizzerias near me. I don’t see the point of paying extra to go all the way out to Cherry Hill for something I can get at dozens of places nearby. I mean the salad was great, but I think Rockhill needs to offer one really good thing, rather than everything. Stick to steaks and dump the pizza? I dunno. Plus I couldn’t even get a slice just to try the pizza. For a place that gets it’s roots from Philly, it was nothing like the places in Philly that always sell slices. Still, the chef knows what he’s doing, so if I was in the area and hungry, I’d go. But I wouldn’t go out of my way.
Rockhill in Cherry Hill gets 6.5 out of 10 keggers. This place might need a Restaurant Impossible make over.