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Wines for Your Easter Basket

This sponsored article is brought to you by Atlantic City Bottle Company. It’s been a long, challenging winter but finally, Easter is on its way. As with any religious holiday, it ...

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Chef Spotlight: Anthony Pino of Anthony David’s

After graduating from Johnson & Wales University, Chef Anthony Pino immediately immersed himself in the New York food scene in the kitchen at BR Guest’s Park Avalon. He then moved ...

Bakeries, Desserts, Food Stars, Morris County

Like a “Cake Boss”—Carlo’s Opens in Morristown

Come on, admit it. You’ve been to Hoboken and waited in line for at least an hour—or six—to step foot inside the Carlo’s City Hall Bake Shop made insanely famous ...

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Wines for Your Easter Basket

This sponsored article is brought to you by Atlantic City Bottle Company. It’s been a long, challenging winter but finally, Easter is on its way. As with any religious holiday, it comes with tradition. Some traditions don’t seem to make any sense. A bunny? The bunny has been hopping into Easter since the thirteenth century as a […]

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Chef Spotlight: Anthony Pino of Anthony David’s

After graduating from Johnson & Wales University, Chef Anthony Pino immediately immersed himself in the New York food scene in the kitchen at BR Guest’s Park Avalon. He then moved on in the high-volume restaurant The Garage, in the East Village. There, Chef Pino began putting his training to work, blending Italian flavors with modern […]

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Like a “Cake Boss”—Carlo’s Opens in Morristown

Come on, admit it. You’ve been to Hoboken and waited in line for at least an hour—or six—to step foot inside the Carlo’s City Hall Bake Shop made insanely famous on TLC’s popular show, Cake Boss. Or maybe you went but threw up your hands in exasperation, settling for an oversized Crumbs cupcake down the […]

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Café Matisse in Rutherford

A Work of Art in Rutherford (via The Cook’s Tour) It had been a long time since I visited Café Matisse (like at least 10 years). Sometimes you become enamored of the shiny new “objet d’art” and forget about the old masters. So when I received an invitation to try their new a la carte […]

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Cibo e Vino, Italian Tapas in Asbury Park

Cibo e Vino enjoyed a quiet, soft opening in November in Asbury Park. Owners Karen and Jim DeGilio, are well known for their excellent restaurant Fish, next to which Cibo e Vino is cuddled right up on Madison Avenue in the historic Press Building. The DeGilios are also  known for their popular restaurant Pinziminio Trattoria […]

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Recipe: Chef Chauhan’s Malai Chicken Sliders

At the recent Giants of Generosity Food & Wine Celebrity showcase, held in early March, Chopped judge and chef Maneet Chauhan headlined the celebrity showcase. She entertained the crowd with her culinary history, which started in her homeland of India, and her colorful descriptions of the tastes that inspired her latest cookbook Flavors Of My World. […]

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Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

Event details are subject to change without notice. Please confirm directly before heading out! THIS WEEKEND: Through April 14: Enjoy three-course meals at many Jersey Shore restaurants during Jersey Shore Restaurant Week. Prices will be fixed at $20.14 or $30.14 per person. Click here for a list of participating restaurants. April 11: Rahway Arts District’s Rahway Taste of Spring will take […]

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Chef Spotlight: Anthony Pucciarello of Cielo

Anthony Pucciarello lives in West Caldwell, a short drive from Cielo, his restaurant in Fairfield. A CIA graduate, Chef Pucciarello also holds a BS in Hotel/Restaurant Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University. After serving as sous chef for Tropicana Resort in Las Vegas, Chef Pucciarello returned to the east coast, where he worked at several top […]

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Free Food Alert! Pollo Campero

Celebrate National Empanada Day at Pollo Campero this Tuesday, April 8, with free handmade empanadas! The Latin chicken restaurant chain is also celebrating its 43rd birthday by inviting guests to its five locations in New Jersey from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. to enjoy one of Latin America’s most popular dishes. The following is a […]

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Easter Out, Anyone?

Put down your apron and put on your Easter bonnet (or don’t) and make a reservation! Here’s a sampling of Easter brunches and dinners happening around the Garden State. Easter 2014 is Sunday, April 20. Absecon The Historic Smithville Inn will have an Easter buffet with seatings at 10 a.m., noon, 3 and 5:30 p.m. […]

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