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Langosta Lounge’s Chef Peter Morris: A Big Winner

At the New Jersey Restaurant Association’s 2014 Restaurant Operators Conference (ROC’14), the year’s Top New Chef award went to Chef Peter Morris of Langosta Lounge in Asbury Park for his creation that evening: umami filet mignon with prawns. The competition, which industry leaders judged on taste, creativity, appearance and food safety, required the four participants […]

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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: April 17: The Shannon Rose hosts a night of great food and craft brews during the Ommegang Tap Takeover at 5 p.m. Brewery Ommegang, a leading Belgian-style craft brewery located in Cooperstown, NY, will be tapping kegs of Ommegang’s limited, Belgian-style […]

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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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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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A Farm-to-Table Feast for Good at Langosta Lounge

Marilyn Schlossbach, chef and owner of New Jersey’s “vacation fare” themed Langosta Lounge, has been cooking up a storm in the kitchen and now for the public. Every month, people who are looking to wine and dine while learning from the master herself can experience “Cooking with Marilyn” held at Langosta Lounge in Asbury Park. […]

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“Hey Bartender:” Drinks and a Movie, Anyone?

“The bar is the biggest stage in the world and your audience changes every night.” — Hey Bartender On Sunday, April 13, the State Theatre in New Brunswick will screen award-winning documentary, Hey Bartender, focusing on the role of the bartender and the cocktail in American culture. The movie follows the lives of two individuals […]

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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: April 4 and 5: Attend The Celebration of the Suds at the Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival. More than 100 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations. The focus of the Atlantic […]

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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 March 28: Collingswood welcomes foodies from near and far to its bi-annual restaurant week. The week features three- and four-course meals at prices ranging from $25 to $35 per person. Restaurants will feature popular dishes that are typical of their […]

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Taste of Essex event

Taste of Essex Returns March 31

  On Monday, March 31, more than 30 Essex County restaurants will participate in the 14th annual Taste of Essex. The event takes place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange. Musical entertainment will be on hand throughout the evening, and will feature a cappella group Gimme Four, […]

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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: March 20: Stop by Mighty Quinn’s for a taste of some barbecue that’s the real deal. The restaurant, whose flagship location is on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, celebrates the grand opening of its first NJ location today. Mighty […]

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