Eat & Drink

We asked you who makes the best French fries in NJ. Sports teams should only have fans as loyal as WindMill’s....
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Tim Schafer’s Cuisine has been a smash since it opened eleven years ago. Now its namesake has left to open a restaurant in North Carolina, and his sous chef, Fredy Umanzor, and partner, Nestor Bedoya, have bought the restaurant....
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A year ago, the venerable Bernards Inn was bought by John Hanson and his family, local residents who also own Station Pub & Grub down the road....
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Three Jerseyans bet on healthful yerba maté (mah-TAY) as the next green tea....
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The vibrancy of Central Jersey’s Indian population is one reason this vegetarian chain, which has more than 25 locations in India, opened its first and still-only American franchise here in 2004....
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In 1994, Princeton University awarded an honorary Master-Hoagie-Maker degree to Hoagie Haven owner George Angeletopoulos....
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So Frank Sinatra walked into the Bacchanal Room at Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, and ordered steak au poivre. He was with his daughter, Tina. She wanted a broiled pork chop, but there were no pork chops on the menu....
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Food Fight!

December 19, 2007

In much of America, the Sloppy Joe is a mess of ground beef in spicy tomato sauce on a bun.… Read the rest

Ted Iwachiw could open a restaurant pretty much where he chooses. He cooked at Striped Bass in Philadelphia under executive chef Alison Barshak. He survived the scrutiny of legendary New Orleans restaurateur Ella Brennan....
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In Sober Celebrations, chef Liz Scott takes the booze out of holiday treats—but not the flavor....
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In partnership with four investors who own hotels overseas, chef Craig Shelton says the Ryland Inn, dormant since a water main break last February, will reopen this spring....
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Like many people in Essex County, Tom Malanga can map his history along Bloomfield Avenue. He grew up in Newark, where it begins its thirteen-mile westward trek, and lives in North Caldwell, not far from where the avenue dissolves into Route 46....
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You might be ready for bubble tea, the frothy, fruity Taiwanese refresher with balls—tapioca pearls, that is....
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