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Porta: Homemade Pizza in Asbury Park

Pizza and warm weather go together like….peanut butter and jelly? Or something like that. I recently had the opportunity to check out the much acclaimed Porta in Asbury Park. The wonderful food, great ambiance and free-flowing wine were only the beginning of what turned out to be an incredible evening. Just two blocks off the […]

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Learning the Art of Mozzarella Making

There are three things that make food taste amazing: fresh ingredients, skillful preparation, and deep enthusiasm. A Mano restaurant in Ridgewood recently hosted a hands-on mozzarella-making class that featured step-by-step instruction in crafting delicious fresh cheese. The enthusiasm ingredient was supplied, in abundance, by the instructor, Mr. Michael Losurdo, founder and president of Losurdo Foods, […]

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Pizza Time at Galloping Hill’s Red Knot Restaurant

With the amount of time I spend in a classroom, it can be a touch difficult for me to want to step inside another one after the 3:45 school bell rings. You can, however, coerce me if the classroom is also known as a kitchen and the one doing the instructing isn’t me! I love […]

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Halloween Recipe Eyeball Pizza

Meatless Monday: Bloodshot Eyeball Pizza

Plain old pizza for Halloween? That will never do! Your pizza needs to be as spooky as the day! Kids, and adults, will all love Bloodshot Eyeball Pizza! Perfect for a Halloween party, after school snack before venturing out into the neighborhood to trick or treat, and oh so nice to come home to after […]

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Slice in Washinton Township Pizza

Seasonal Signature Pies at SLICE

Just in time for National Pizza Month, SLICE in Washington Township debuts seasonal signature pies for the month of October.  Owners Jason and Marlo Dilks clearly have a love for pizza and it shows in their unique flavor combinations and timely specials.  Celebrating the finest flavors and ingredients of the season, SLICE is pushing the […]

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pizza grilling on grill. tomato basil pizza recipe

Recipe: Grilled Jersey Fresh Pizza

My husband and I have a Friday night tradition of making our own pizza. Usually that involves using premade pizza dough, topping it with sauce and mozzarella and throwing it in the oven. But once summer hits, any pizza we make gets grilled. The difference between grilled pizza and oven-baked pizza is something that’s hard […]

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Bombay Local Pizza: A Bold & Not So Local Taste in Voorhees

It’s not immediately apparent there is something different about this Voorhees pizzeria until you notice the TV set tuned to M Tunes Bollywood musicals and the Indian travel posters. Brothers and partners, Sagar and Parag Poonawala, worked on Wall Street for several years but we’re looking for a different piece of the pie. They had […]

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Coal Fired Up in Margate at Bocca

The new Bocca Coal Fired Bistro in Margate opened after the summer season and just in time for Hurricane Sandy. In spite of these setbacks, partners Lou Freedman and Ron Citta have managed to open with an impressive amount of business especially for this time of year at the shore. The bistro is beautifully decorated with a […]

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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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In Honor of National Pizza Month: Our Pizza Picks

In honor of National Pizza Month and in response to Senator Launtenberg’s Tweet the other day when he asked for comments from his followers on their Favorite Pizza places in New Jersey, our writers are here to offer up a slice (or two) of their preferred destinations for the ultimate Jersey Pie. Michele Errichetti, Atlantic […]

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