Restaurant News


From June 26 to 28, the Toast of the Coast 2008 Food & Wine Exhibition will be held at Bally’s Casino, Atlantic City. The event will feature food and wine tasting exhibits, culinary demonstrations, celebrity chefs including Giada De Laurentiis, pool-party tastings, a cigar beach party, a gospel brunch, and many other fun activities. For more information call 609-398-4450 or e-mail [email protected].

Latour, 6 East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, is offering a five-course prix-fixe tasting menu with choices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 5 to 10 PM and on Sundays from 4 to 9 PM. Menu choices may include: lump crabmeat strudel; lobster bisque with Armagnac; frisée salad with blue cheese, julienned apples, honey-glazed hazelnuts, and apple cider vinaigrette; and escalope of veal citron with caramelized grapefruit, white Burgundy reduction, vegetable of the day, and garlic-whipped potatoes. For dessert, try the chocolate ganache mousse cake. $42.50 plus tax and gratuity. For reservations call 201-445-5056; BYO.

Through June 24, Oddfellows Restaurant, 80 River Street, Hoboken, will be offering a crawfish menu on Tuesday evenings. For more information call 201-656-9009.


Stone House at Stirling Ridge, 50 Stirling Avenue, Warren, is presenting Cocktail Tasting Thursdays, with hors d’oeuvres. 5 to 7 PM; $20. For more information and reservations call 908-754-1222.

Ox, 176 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, is offering a four-course tasting menu on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. 5:30 to 8 PM; $30. For reservations call 201-860-4000.

South City Prime, 1 Route 23 South, Little Falls, is serving a three-course prime rib dinner on Sundays and Mondays. 5 PM to closing; $35.95. For reservations call 973-785-4225.

Please send press releases and restaurant news, including information on staff changes, wine tastings, and cooking classes, to [email protected].

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