Author: Mary Ann Castronovo Fusco

Find plenty of cool, obscure stuff at these lesser known shopping hideaways.

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Allen Bari knows his way around tables—including the green felt kind.

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30 Best New Restaurants

February 1, 2016

Fall in love with these captivating newcomers that exhibit the exciting range of Jersey dining from funky to exquisite.

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With elegant architecture and high-end restaurants all within walking distance, Ridgewood is both urbane and sophisticated.

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Brisket, wings and ribs, oh my! These BBQ places have plenty to offer.

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Sunnyside up or over easy? A tide of tasty choices await you at these lively Shore eateries, where tank tops and flip-flops fit right in.

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No Drive Drinking

March 12, 2015

For merrymaking on St. Patrick’s and other days and nights, restaurants like Montvale’s Porter House roll out the courtesy shuttle.

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Where to find Jersey's best cuppa joe.

Seen in: Best Of Jersey, Eat & Drink, Jersey Living

Making Chalk Talk

July 23, 2013

Do you enjoy the calligraphic chalkboards in restaurants that list menu items or present inspirational quotes? Meet Jane Wenger, a gentle (but persnickety) graphic artist who lovingly creates them.

Seen in: Jersey Living