Author: Adam Erace


October 31, 2013

A master of Spanish tapas, chef Jose Garces has opened a fourth restaurant at the Revel Resort in Atlantic City. Joining his tapas temple, Amada, his taco stand, Distrito Cantina, and his retro tavern, Village Whiskey, is a dim sum and Asian noodle joint, Yuboka.

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Blue Fig Cafe

October 1, 2013

A bright and cozy cafe with a tourist bureau motif, Blue Fig Cafe exists to honor the foods of the Northern and Eastern Mediterranean.

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September 4, 2013

Last October 10th, after a $1.5 million renovation of the existing space, Bocca opened its doors for the first time,… Read the rest

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District 611

March 12, 2013

Crossing the Ben Franklin Bridge, three Starr Restaurant vets, now on their own, offer real Neapolitan pizza and Italo-tapas of note.

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Keg & Kitchen

December 18, 2012

Kevin Meeker burned through iterations of his Westmont restaurant, Cork, before he folded it and reinvented it as Keg & Kitchen, a beer-focused pub. Adam Erace takes its measure. Among the highlights, he writes, "the beer selection is among the best in South Jersey."

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Latz’s By The Bay

November 28, 2012

For three generations, the Latz family ran the venerable Knife & Fork Inn before selling it in 2004 in the wake of a bitter family dispute. The Latzes also ran Latz's Inn in Somers Point from 1918 to 1942. Now Andrew Latz, 57, who once managed Knife & Fork, has opened his own place, Latz's By the Bay, across the street from where Latz's Inn once stood. Adam Erace reviews.

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The Diving Horse

May 11, 2012

At The Diving Horse the season is short, so don’t wait to dive into some of the Shore’s most captivating food.

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Harry’s Oyster Bar

March 29, 2012

The setting of Harry's Oyster Bar at Bally's Park Place in Atlantic City is inviting—there is an outside section surrounded by lawn facing the Boardwalk. The pedigree is fine—it's owned by the family that owns Dock's Oyster House and the Knife and Fork Inn. The food and service, Adam Erace says in his review, may be coming together after a rough start.

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The Blue Pig Tavern

March 22, 2012

The Blue Pig Tavern is located in one of Cape May's leading landmarks, the renovated 1879 Congress Hall Hotel. Its food is New American and it gets a lot of its produce from its own nearby farm. Adam Erace reviews.

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Luke Palladino’s Italian-Italian showplace debuts on a big stage.

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