Author: Debbie Galant

With 8 Jersey eateries among his 15 worldwide, the Hazlet native makes room for whimsy (Think: whisks dipped in cake batter and pizzas topped with actual crickets!).

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These are the passionate makers behind Vesta Chocolate in Montclair and Josh Chocolates in Orange.

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Whether it's tap or bottled, water is typically taken for granted by the dining public. But for restaurateurs, it's a labor cost—and a potential profit point.

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Sarah Berman traipses through the fields and forests of Sussex County, bringing back berries, mushrooms and more to Hamburg's Restaurant Latour.

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Here's where several top foodies head when they're craving a slice.

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LifeTown in Livingston—which may be the largest play space of its kind—invites visitors to explore and learn in a sensory-rich world.

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Turns out there’s no magic shortcut to cleaning out a longtime living space.

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An acrobatic Glen Ridge mom in 8-inch heels climbs to the top of her sport.

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Visions of communal living run smack into a wall of financial and zoning-board reality.

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What's the story with all those big cakes and pies you see at New Jersey diners? We asked three longtime owners of popular Jersey diners.

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