The NYT has a long article about families making the big decision to move out of the city--on accounta the kids, and includes a lot of seemingly helpful practical tips: don't move on a whim; find the town--or the street--first, then the house; get involved with groups, etc. Apparently, the verdant, multi-room isolation of the 'burbs is hardest on "newly at-home parents," [who, in the case of this story, happen to all be moms]. The men, meanwhile, all have to learn to deal with commuting.
And eating in. "But one thing many transplants never adjust to is the food. Barbecues aside, 'the food in New Jersey is some of the worst food I've ever eaten in my life,' Mr. Aloe said, citing the generic quality of many restaurants. 'How can you explain a 40-minute wait to eat at Chili's?'"
Game, set and match to the city.