He’s effusive, joyously Italian and talks with his hands. Cosimo Maolini stands out in preppy Spring Lake, yet somehow fits in.
By Paula Span
Two health-minded mothers, each with executive skills (and young twins), create nutritious snacks kids happily eat—and Whole Foods carries.
A view of ocean, bay or river is the secret sauce that spices up Shore dining. Here’s your guide to vittles with vistas.
By Tara Nurin
The wildest late-night scene on the Shore unfolds alcohol-free at Beach Haven's the Chicken or the Egg.
By Nick DiUlio
Had it with mass-produced suds? Ready for real flavor? Grab a stool and we'll bring you up to speed on the best thing to happen to brewing since the repeal of prohibition.
Hungry for a bargain? Check out our mouthwatering guide to 74 memorable meals for under $15.
Long gone are the days when New Jersey, sandwiched between two imposing cities, could only look outward for its best food. Now the top restaurants in the state stand shoulder to shoulder with the finest in the region.
By Eric Levin
Our annual Readers' and Critics' Choice Restaurant Poll takes you all over the state to some of our favorite restaurants.
Seafood is a given on virtually every restaurant menu, but some places pride themselves on providing a broad range of the very freshest catch. Here are some of our favorites, with a few words on what to expect. If none of these float your boat, there’s always sushi.
The fastest growing agricultural segment in the state, New Jersey wine making is no longer just about fruity novelties (though those are darn good). Get ready for some serious Chardonnays, nicely priced Cab Francs and a palate-pleasing Traminette.
We asked for your suggestions, then we started to eat—and eat. We logged more than a thousand miles, and concluded that these are the pies to pine for.