Author: Laura Schenone

Gourmet A Go-Go

July 12, 2010

Upscale food trucks are beginning to branch out from Hoboken and Jersey City to the suburbs and even farm country. The food is delicious and the prices are a steal.

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This month, we attempted to answer a question that has befuddled philosophers for centuries—does pizza have a soul? Laura Schenone believes it might.

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The Best For Less

January 15, 2009

Top restaurants want you. They really want you. With these deals you can eat royally and still tighten your belt.

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Garden State chefs are finding ways to inject new style, variety, and value into an old standby.

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Farming the Front Yard

October 14, 2008

Banishing the mower promised to reduce our carbon footprint and put fresh food on the table. But what would the neighbors think? Montclair resident Laura Schenone threw caution to the wind and turned her front yard into a garden. The results have been positive.

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Artisanal Foods

September 17, 2008

Six years ago, New Jersey had about 50 farmers’ markets. Now there are more than 100. We like having the farm come to us. But now more than ever we are also welcome at the farm—where we can observe (and taste!) the new artisanship in action. The recipe is simple: small batches yield high quality. Just add passion, know-how, and hard work.

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Hello, Beautiful!

July 10, 2008

Ciao Bella Gelato - New Jersey Monthly - Best of NJ

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A little shop with big ambitions is reintroducing tea as an affordable luxury with many dimensions. Cha Ma Gu Dao is a zen beauty of a tea shop in downtown Montclair.

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Backyard Gold

July 9, 2008

Home beekeeping is on the rise. Bees are green citizens, the taste of local honey is a revelation, and the bees are too busy serving their queen to bug you.

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Scalini Fedeli

March 11, 2008

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