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Test Driving Two NYC Chefs at Buick Discovery Tour

As close as we are to Manhattan, it can sometimes be daunting to choose a restaurant when heading into the city for an evening or, as happens often, out-of-towners send frantic pleas for recommendations on where to eat while they’re in town. It’s great, then, to have the chance to sample the artistry of NYC […]

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Tyler Florence’s Re “Fresh” ing Take on Home Cooking

Cookbooks are a dime a dozen these days; you can walk into any Barnes & Noble and find 100 cookbooks on the same topic.  Most of them have recipes with more ingredients than King Henry had wives, and are so involved the average working person ends up wanting to behead themselves. In his new cookbook […]

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Jewish Holidays Help from Classic Cake Company

Classic Cake Company, with locations in Cherry Hill and Sewell, is revving up for the upcoming holiday season and Chef Robert Bennett is breaking with tradition. The chef is offering up the company’s own Jewish Apple Cake recipe. “I truly believe in the relationship of it. God bless anyone who tries their hand at a […]

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Curtain Up in Newark! Nico Kitchen & Bar

A world class performing arts center needs a restaurant of the same caliber, and NJPAC in Newark is no exception. So without further adieu, please welcome Nico to the stage. Brought to life by the capable hands of Ryan DePersio, Nico recently opened in the space previously owned by the Theatre Square Grill. And while […]

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Featured Recipe from Chris Brandl of Brandl. in Belmar

Today, I am thrilled to share with you a delicious dish from Jersey Shore chef, Chris Brandl.   Brandl, Chef and Owner of Brandl in Belmar is offering up a beautiful Crispy Black Fish recipe with Watermelon, spring pea and feta salad, served over roasted garlic potato puree. Brandl, who virtually grew up in a restaurant, […]

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Executive Chef John Piliouras makes Chicken Avgolemono

Executive Chef Piliouras brings a wealth of experience and excitement to his role as executive chef and partner of Nisi Estiatorio, opened in Englewood, New Jersey in January 2009. (See today’s review in the Bergen Record) His brilliant cooking technique for creating authentic Greek foods using classical techniques and the finest quality ingredients available is […]

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Salt Creek Grill’s Blackened Scallops with Mango & Papaya Salsa

We are thrilled to kick off our new Featured Chef Recipe Series with Princeton’s Chef Jason Hensle. Each week (I hope) we will bring you a new and exciting recipe from New Jersey’s finest chefs. If you have a favorite restaurant and would love to try one of their recipes at home, send them a […]

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