Author: Maggie Leenas

Maggie Leenas is a contributor to New Jersey Monthly's food & restaurant news blog, Table Hopping. She received her Communication Studies degree from Rowan University where she worked on the school's newspaper, The Whit. Since graduating she has returned back to her hometown in North Jersey. You can contact her at [email protected].  
The eatery has continued to serve the community based on customers' changing needs. Owner Dana VanDecker discusses how business has changed since the onset of Covid-19.

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Plus: Other restaurant news and openings in Englewood and Hackensack.

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In her how-to guide, Your Starter Kitchen, the seasoned food writer suggests essential gear, pantry staples and cooking techniques for kitchens of all sizes.

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Plus: Juniper Hill highlights local growers in on-site market and other events.

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The Vegan Local, launched by Marisa Sweeney and Kendra Arnold, makes it easy for you to support local vegan businesses.

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Plus: Locals rally around Haddonfield's Villa Rosa, Mamoun’s Falafel comes to East Rutherford and more restaurant news.

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Plus: Other food events in Jersey City, Towaco and beyond.

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You don't need to leave the state to enjoy the summery New England classic.

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Plus: A barbecue spot opens in Ramsey, Samba in Montclair expands and more restaurant news.

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With restaurants closed at the onset of the pandemic, Danielle Schwab launched Illuminate Food to help farmers and small food businesses redirect products.

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