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Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

THIS WEEKEND September 12 and 13: The New Jersey Chefs Tableside Dinner and Wine Weekend heads to the Westin Governor Morris. The two-day event kicks off with a five-course tableside dinner on Friday night at 7 p.m. Saturday begins with a champagne lunch at 1 p.m., and is followed by a 100-point dinner featuring 100 point rated wines and […]

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The Farm & Fisherman in Cherry Hill

A recent article in a local magazine woke me up to the fact that there are some seriously good Happy Hour deals at some of our local restaurants. While Happy Hour used to mean cheap beer and soggy chicken wings, some area food purveyors are stepping it up a notch (or three or four) in […]

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Osteria in Moorestown

A Cut Way Above Your Usual Mall Munch It was a cool Friday night, and our taste buds were hankering for something new and different. We’d heard about a new crop of restaurants in the Moorestown Mall, and decided to check out Osteria. Owned by well-known Philadelphia chef Marc Vetri, the restaurant has a warm modern vibe, great […]

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Chicken Wings

Big-Game Wings for Every Kind of Fan

Denver fan? Rooting for Seattle? Just in it for the commercials? No matter the reason, here are some super wing recipes you can dive into on Super Bowl Sunday, including a gluten-free option. Baked Wings with Sour Cream Dipping Sauce Submitted by Christine Van Arsdalen, Somerset County Ingredients 1 package frozen chicken wings (plain) 1 […]

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Turning Point Breakfast

Breaking for Breakfast at The Turning Point

Breakfast is supposed to be the most important meal of the day, right? Too often, though, it disintegrates into a travel cup to your right, a granola bar or banana bread on your lap, and crumbs all over the place as you drive to work. Surely I can’t be the only person guilty of this? […]

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Local Smoke, Jersey Shore “meathead” Love

To say I love barbecue would be an understatement.  In fact, I am pretty sure Merriam-Webster has yet to include a word that adequately describes the way I feel about the delicious American staple.   Nothing makes me happier than sinking my teeth into a pile of sauce-covered meat.  Normally I consider myself a classy gal; […]

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The Great Chili Cook-Off

It was a simple idea that turned into something wonderful. Several months ago, John and I were being lazybones on vacation when I started reading a magazine article filled with various and sundry chili recipes. Since we both love chili, I started reading all the titles and descriptions out loud. That started a conversation about […]

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Voted Best in the World: Teuscher Chocolates

It’s that time of year again, when the thoughts of lovers young and old turn to…..chocolate! We’re fortunate to have the chocolate purveyor named Best Chocolatier in the World by National Geographic Traveler Magazine right nearby in Philadelphia. If you are in the market for a wonderful treat for your sweetie, look no further than […]

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Baking for a Cause: The 2012 Blogger Cookie Exchange

The holidays provide us with a good opportunity to help others and to share love through cookie baking. This year, I had the opportunity to participate in the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2012. Each blogger bakes three dozen cookies and sends one dozen to three other food bloggers. There is an element of mystery […]

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Coming soon to Riverton: brick-oven spot with Starr ties

A new restaurant with ties to Philadelphia restaurant mogul Stephen Starr is coming to Riverton. District 611  is set to open within weeks in a shopping center at 710 Broad Street. Three Starr alum, Brian Baglin, Catherine Piotrowski and executive chef  David Perrini have teamed up with building owner Jim Brandenburger to create District 611. […]

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