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Crisp Goose-Fat Potatoes

By | September 18, 2014
The Strip House in Livingston may be known primarily for its perfectly aged New York strip steak, but once you start eating this signature side dish from Chef Rene Lenger, it’s tough to stop....
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Ever since Lucy hiked up her peasant skirt to stomp grapes in an Italian wine vat, home wine-making has had a reputation for fun. At Grape Beginnings Wine School (54 West Main Street, Freehold, 732-431-3313; www.grapebeginningswineschool.com), customers can “get in on the crush the old-fashioned way,” says co-owner Frank D’Aponte....
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Haute and Spicy

By Kristin McKeon Nieto | September 18, 2014
Gourmands are relishing a new Montclair shop called Spice It Up!...
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Chilled Blueberry-Pinot Noir Soup

By | September 18, 2014
(Stewart, Tabori & Chang, $22.50) Serves six to eight...
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Loca Pasión (“Crazy Passion”)

By | September 18, 2014
As we prepare to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, the makers of Agavero, a tequila liqueur, suggest the following recipe. (Agavero, previously sold only in Mexico, is now available locally.)...
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“I am never bored watching people eat hot dogs,” says Rena Levine Levy. “They are so particular about the preparation. Then you see ecstasy in their faces when it’s just right.”...
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Blueberry–Lemon Verbena Pie

By | September 18, 2014
Chef Michael Clampffer loves desserts. One delectable summer offering at his Montclair restaurant, Table 8, is his blueberry–lemon verbena pie. Look for lemon verbena leaves at specialty food stores, or grow some in your backyard, as Clampffer does....
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My Life in Diners

By Frank Conte | January 6, 2017
How does one go about designing a diner? Read this story an find out. ...
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At tea time, you can relax, unwind, and savor time spent with family, friends, or yourself, sip by sip....
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Holiday Drinks

By Tobey Grumet Segal | September 18, 2014
We’ve all been there. It’s the holiday season and you’re throwing back a few cocktails. One minute you’re chatting with a co-worker and the next you’ve got the proverbial lamp shade on your head....
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NJ Diner - the Tick Tock Diner in Clifton NJ - New Jersey Monthly, The Best of Jersey...
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With its all-natural meats and gourmet, have-it-your-way burritos, Chipotle Mexican Grill sets out to win Jersey tastebuds and minds....
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Culinary Ports of Call

By Max Green | September 18, 2014
Summertime, and the eatin’ is easy. Fish are jumpin’, and the sweet corn is high. Join us—lobster bib optional....
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Fries Poll: Windmill Rules

By Eric Levin | September 18, 2014
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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The Bernards Inn

By Valerie Sinclair | September 18, 2014
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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Ahoy, Maté!

By | September 18, 2014
Three Jerseyans bet on healthful yerba maté (mah-TAY) as the next green tea....
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Vasanta Bhavan

By Stan Parish | September 18, 2014
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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Hoagie Haven

By Stan Parish | September 18, 2014
In 1994, Princeton University awarded an honorary Master-Hoagie-Maker degree to Hoagie Haven owner George Angeletopoulos....
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The Little Kraut

By Karen Tina Harrison | September 18, 2014
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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