Eat & Drink

Thanks to a change in liquor laws in 2013, distilleries have been cropping up across the Garden State. Here, an overview of the craft spirits they produce....
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A leading producer of applejack and apple brandy, Laird's came about in Colonial times. (George Washington even requested a recipe!)...
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It began in Colonial times, vanished during Prohibition and, following new legislation in 2013, came roaring back....
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New Jersey restaurants can apply for $2,500 or $5,000 in funding, to pay rent or purchase cold-weather equipment, PPE and other essentials....
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Tell us your favorite spots to eat around the state....
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Muckraker Beermaker specializes in labor-intensive Belgian-style lambic beers....
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Tales of the learning curve as restaurateurs ramped up to-go food this year....
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Plus: Openings and closings in Cherry Hill, Norwood and Hillsdale. ...
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The quality of Garden State wines has improved greatly in the last decade—and more recently, wineries are making strides in sparkler production....
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Shirley Parcon founded Urban Quack in her backyard as a way to teach her children about farming and sustainability. The free-range eggs are sold locally....
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Amid shutdowns and Covid-19 protocols, restaurateurs recharged their batteries through creative activities and challenging workouts....
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Covid-19 continues to affect holiday celebrations at home as well as in the restaurant industry....
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Here’s what it looks like these days to choose booze without the buzz....
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After 20 years leading Restaurant Nicholas—one of Jersey’s temples of fine dining—Nicholas and Melissa Harary rewrite the playbook....
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As a category, the fizzy drink has steadily grown in sales since 2014, when the first commercially available brand launched in Brooklyn....
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In a year like no other, the pleasure of dining out yielded to safety. Amid struggles, restaurants were there for us. Here, we salute the finest....
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Readers chose their top dining destinations for 2020....
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Grounded by the pandemic, these local creatives responded with passion and enterprise, launching ambitious new products. ...
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Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, sales of premixed cocktails have exploded....
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Gary Pavlis has long been the Garden State's go-to grape guy. ...
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