Author: Pat Tanner

Thirsty? We've re-vamped our 2013 list of tap rooms and added 17 hopping new spots for you to wet your whistle.

Seen in: Bars, Beverages, Eat & Drink, Jersey Living

Picnic on the Square

January 15, 2015

Chef Christine Nunn reinvents her late great Picnic in a hot new locale. It’s the most fun you can have while fine dining.

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Cakebread Cellars, for four decades a well-regarded Napa Valley winery, has a colorful name that is actually the name of the family that founded and runs it. On February 10, Dennis Cakebread will team up with Josh Thomsen, executive chef of Agricola in Princeton, for a dinner featuring several rare Cakebread wines.

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The Best of New Jersey 2014

November 17, 2014

Our readers have spoken. Here are your favorites for food, shopping, recreation and all kinds of fun—in every corner of the Garden State.

Seen in: Best Of Jersey

Israeli cookbook author Janna Gur—one of the pre-eminent experts on the Israeli food scene—is coming to New Jersey to make two appearances next month. Discover why some see her becoming the Julia Child of Israeli cooking.

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September 19, 2014

Chris Tarta opens his second restaurant, pairing with two-time Ultimate Chef Bergen County winner Adam Weiss.

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Chef Ryan DePersio and his partners grab the spotlight with Battello in Jersey City.

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Taking Stock of Stockton

September 16, 2014

A romantic inn, a riverside stroll and plentiful culinary treats.

Seen in: Historic Jersey, Jersey Living, Outdoors

The Better World Market in Somerset has the largest selection of Jersey-made food products I have ever seen under one roof—and I've shopped under a lot of Jersey roofs, not to mention under the sun at farmer's markets and roadside stands.

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June 30, 2014

Amuse resembles a bistro in its comfy, cheerful setting and its relaxed, unfussy service. But its expert execution of classic dishes make this spot something special.

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