Eat & Drink

Spring Tea Party and Easter Egg Hunt: Dearborn Farms, 2170 Route 35 in Holmdel, will host a tea party and… Read the rest

Time to take stock. It’s the end of the first quarter of 2017—my first first quarter as your Table Hopping… Read the rest

They do it with smoke and lemon at Headquarters Sannine Lebanese Cuisine in North Brunswick—the baba ghanouj, that is. And… Read the rest

Olivella, chef Salvatore Olivella’s first restaurant in New Jersey, has opened at 7709 Bergenline Avenue in North Bergen. A respected… Read the rest

Jim Filip, who died earlier this month at 75, made Doris & Ed's a Shore institution—and the first Jersey restaurant to win a James Beard Award....
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Matchbook Wine Dinner: Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas, 70 Kingsland Road, Clifton Commons in Clifton, will host a dinner… Read the rest

Yes, you could join the world-famous chef at an exclusive event. Plus more reasons to attend the New Jersey Wine & Food Festival....
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Enjoy today’s restaurant visit by contributor Suzanne Zimmer Lowery. I’ll be back Monday.—Andrea Clurfeld The Pandan Room is just a… Read the rest

Openings: The food truck Big Papa Smoke ‘M has gone brick-and-mortar. The barbecue specialist, owned and operated by Mario Chape,… Read the rest

It’s In The Bag

March 15, 2017

A former pharma exec’s invention aims to take the mess out of winemaking....
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The menu at the Black Swine, a BYO in Sea Bright, is touted as Italian, but there are a few… Read the rest

50th anniversary of Atlantic Cape May Community College:  The college’s 34th annual Restaurant Gala, on Thursday, March 23, will be… Read the rest

Shamrocks Rock!

March 13, 2017

On St. Patrick's Day, here's where Irish (and many other) eyes will be smiling....
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T.S. Eliot deemed April the cruelest month, but for many chefs it’s March, when the root vegetables that inspired them… Read the rest

The rise of coffee connoisseurship has led to a new breed of sophisticated coffee cocktails. ...
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Last fall, Westwood got lucky. Chef Robert Austin Cho—whose Korean-influenced Kimchi Smoke barbecue joint had become a sensation in a… Read the rest

Cynthia Conshue, chef and owner of Pinoy in Somerville, plays two other roles at her Filipino restaurant in the county… Read the rest

Taste of New Jersey Gala: This Saturday, March 11, the New Jersey Agriculture Society will hold its annual dinner benefit… Read the rest

The Culinary Team at Passaic County Technical Institute in Wayne is firing on all burners. Last week, the five-member, all-female… Read the rest

Order the kale “pakoda” at Aarzu in Freehold, and it might strike you as an Indian take on nachos. We… Read the rest