Many restaurant websites make it hard to find basic info. It's the opposite of whack-a-mole: instead of smacking down things that pop up, you have to look under every lid to find fundamentals like hours, credit cards accepted, sometimes even phone and address....continue reading.
Have you ever accepted an odd artifact from a distant relative and held onto it for sentimental reasons? What if that old bag or dusty tome tucked away in the corner of the attic was actually worth a fortune. A new program on FOX Business Network has launched a new reality series, Strange Inheritance, that explores the family treasure troves that may get overlooked....continue reading.
The James Beard Foundation today named the 2015 semifinalists for its 21-category Chef and Restaurant Awards. New Jersey had four semi-finalists, all but one predictable. The one that leaped out to me was Marie Jackson of Flaky Tart in Atlantic Highlands, nominated for Outstanding Baker in the U.S....continue reading.
Executive chef Jean-Paul Lourdes, who brought new heights of artistry to Restaurant Latour at the Crystal Springs Resort, has stepped down. The native New Zealander is nearing the end of a three-year work visa, so the move is not unexpected.
The new executive chef, already on the job and managing the transition, is Anthony Bucco. Over the last decade, Bucco, 39, has earned critical acclaim as executive chef of restaurants including Stage Left in New Brunswick, Uproot in Warren and the Ryland Inn in Whitehouse Station....continue reading.
Early in Saturday night's American premiere of a work by the South African choreographer Robyn Orlin, the dancers of the all-male Senegalese troupe Jant-Bi begin to advance steadfastly toward and then literally into the audience--standing on the backs and armrests of occupied seats and striking a pose of invincible, unyielding bravado.
At that point, who could guess that this pinwheeling, sometimes perplexing, affair at Montclair State's Kasser Theater would culminate in a flood of joy uniting audience and performers?...continue reading.
Dispatches from Light of Day’s “big show” — a multi-artist concert held annually at Asbury Park’s Paramount Theatre that closes a weeklong, statewide music festival — generally center around a single burning question: Did Springsteen show up to play?...continue reading.
Cakebread Cellars, for four decades a well-regarded Napa Valley winery, has a colorful name that is actually the name of the family that founded and runs it. On February 10, Dennis Cakebread will team up with Josh Thomsen, executive chef of Agricola in Princeton, for a dinner featuring several rare Cakebread wines....continue reading.
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