The Roost Opens in Egg Harbor Township; Other Dining News

Plus: La Strada comes to Atlantic City, and a Collingswood restaurant pioneer closes after 20 years.

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The Roost serves classic American dishes with a view of the Harbor Pines golf course. Photo: Courtesy of Harbor Pines Golf Club


The Roost, Egg Harbor Township

A new pub and grill has opened inside Harbor Pines Golf Club. Named for the turkeys that roam the property, the Roost—open to the public—offers indoor and outdoor dining, with views of the golf course and lake. Enjoy classic American fare, plus wines, cocktails and beers on tap.
500 Saint Andrews Drive; 609-927-0006

Gong Cha, Old Tappan

This Taiwanese bubble-tea chain—known for using real tea leaves instead of powdered tea—has opened a new location in Bergen County. The menu offers a variety of milk teas, tea lattes and slushes.
216 Old Tappan Road; 201-272-1805

La Strada at the Shore, Atlantic City

La Strada’s first East Coast location has opened inside Harrah’s in Atlantic City. The menu features classic Italian dishes with modern influences, including the famous porcini ravioli, which the Food Network called the “best pasta in the country” in 2019. Make a reservation to see for yourself!
Inside Harrah’s, 777 Harrah’s Boulevard; 609-441-5000


The Tortilla Press, Collingswood

Known as one of the first eateries to set up shop in Collingswood, the Tortilla Press has closed after serving Mexican-inspired dishes for 20 years. Owners Mark Smith and Lydia Cipriani cited rising labor and food costs after the pandemic. Their sister restaurant, Tortilla Press Cantina in Pennsauken, will remain open.
703 Haddon Avenue; 856-869-3345

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