Author: Jill P. Capuzzo
October 24, 2013
Fleeing the summit of fine dining, Matt Ridgway swept floors and made prosciutto. Now he’s back, boldly elevating the basics.
September 4, 2013
"Chopped" winner Matthew Zappoli brings Italian classics alongside odd, but delicious, "risky" dishes.
August 16, 2013
June 28, 2013
One of the formative talents of modern fine dining in New Jersey, chef Dennis Foy opened his latest restaurant, D'Floret in Lambertville, last year. At the end of the evening, he and his wife, Estelle ("She is the owner, I am the cook"), often relax over drinks and small plates in the dining room. Jill P. Capuzzo reviews what comes before that.
Last November, three Philly-based veterans of Stephen Starr's restaurant organization found a backer, took wing and opened District 611 in Riverton. The BYO, offering real Neapolitan-style pizza and Italian small plates, earned positive reviews, including three stars from New Jersey Monthly last month. Then four days ago, District 611 suddenly went out of business. Here's why.
Seen in: From the Editors
May 8, 2013
An evening at Cubacan, on the Asbury Park boardwalk, can refresh you like a brief Caribbean vacation, minus the airport body scan.
March 14, 2013
You walk into Barcelona Bistro in Pitman and the biggest piece of art on the wall is a large photo of an Amsterdam Canal. The menu does include paella and flan, but also—huh?—red velvet cake. There is a method to the seeming madness of the eclectic menu, and in her review Jill P. Capuzzo sorts it all out for you.