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Chef Spotlight: Craig Polignano of The Ryland Inn

Craig Polignano, executive chef at The Ryland Inn in Whitehouse Station, gave Veronique Deblois an inside look at his career and perspectives on being a chef. JERSEY BITES: What is your earliest food memory? Chef Polignano: My earliest food memory was at my grandmother’s house in Maplewood. I remember watching her make cavatelli on her kitchen table, with the […]

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Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

THIS WEEKEND Through August 16: Cherry Hill Township’s first-ever Restaurant Week continues through Saturday, August 16. Guests can enjoy specially selected three-course dinner menus for either $25 or $35 per person. Select restaurants are also offering two-course lunch menus for $15 or $20. Visit here for more information, or follow@CHRestaurantWk on Twitter. Through August 17: Caldwell Restaurant Week continues through Sunday, August […]

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School is in Session at The Ryland Inn

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend a small class at The Ryland Inn, in Whitehouse Station, by Executive Chef Anthony Bucco. The class was conducted in the intimate setting of the chef’s dining room adjacent to the restaurant’s immaculate, drop-dead-gorgeous kitchen. The Ryland Inn and Chef Bucco are aiming to offer monthly classes […]

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Unionville Vineyards

Unionville Vineyards Spring Wine Festival

On Saturday, May 10, Unionville Vineyards will hold its annual Spring Wine Festival. The family-friendly event offers an afternoon of wine, music, food and fun in the gorgeous Hunterdon County countryside. The event takes place from noon til 6 p.m., and features bands Tastes Like Chicken until 3 p.m. and The DADZ from 3 til 6 p.m. […]

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Sunday Brunch at The Ryland Inn

Just a few weeks ago, gorgeous The Ryland Inn began serving Sunday brunch. The space is beautiful, inviting and has a calming effect each time I visit. We were seated in what I’ll call the main dining room off the attractive courtyard where a band was setting up. Cello, mandolin, banjo and guitar in hand, […]

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The Bridge Café in Frenchtown

Don’t you love it when you accidentally discover a fantastic place for a delicious bite to eat? This recently happened to me at The Bridge Café in Frenchtown. It was a cold day in February when my family and I stumbled into The Bridge Café for lunch. Located in Frenchtown’s original train depot, I was […]

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Tassot Apiaries in Milford: Gourmet NJ Honey

Unpasteurized, local honey is a must try! It’s honey in the raw that has not been heated or filtered. Instead, it’s simply strained to remove debris before bottling. So where do you get real, 100% authentic, local, New Jersey honey? Over the summer, I visited Hunterdon Land Trust’s Farmer’s Market and purchased honey from a […]

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moes bistro pizza

Moe’s Bistro in Lebanon

A Date-Night Destination Have you ever walked into a restaurant as a stranger and walked out as a friend? This is exactly what happened to me recently at Moe’s Bistro in Lebanon. I am in love. From the outside, Moe’s Bistro looks like just another storefront restaurant, sporting a simple black sign. Step inside and […]

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A Taste of Hunterdon: A Foodie Fundraiser

New Jersey’s Hunterdon County only has one homeless shelter for families in need: Family Promise This shelter performs an amazing and much-needed service. On Thursday November 14, they are hosting their annual fundraiser, A Taste of Hunterdon. “This event is our signature fundraiser of the year,” said Collen P. Duerr, development director. “We love to […]

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Beneduce Winery

Turnpike? Fuggedaboutit. Try a North Jersey Wine Trail

Sponsored Post New Jersey’s Skylands Region is known for its captivating landscapes, tranquility, natural beauty and lack of “exits.” Sprinkled with nearly a dozen vineyards, the area is also making its mark as a delightful destination for a diversity of wineries. So no matter in which direction you travel, you’re sure to discover something to […]

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