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Low-Calorie New Jersey Craft Beers That Don’t Disappoint in Flavor

Everyone knows that the most common new year resolution is to lose weight. This is especially true in this year of COVID. I’m not...

Alternate Ending Beer Co., in Aberdeen

“Be patient.” That's the best advice ever given to Scott Novick, owner of the new brewpub, Alternate Ending Beer Company, in Aberdeen, NJ. Whether...

Oktoberfest, Jersey Shore Style

Like so much else this year, the world’s largest celebration of beer was canceled. The Volksfest known as Oktoberfest isn’t happening in Munich this...

A Big Week for Beer

This was a big week for beer! Friday, August 7, was International Beer Day, and Thursday, August 6, was National IPA Day. Let's take...

Ashton Brewing Has the Right Stuff

The military has an old axiom that no plan survives the first contact with the enemy. Ashton Brewing understands that all too well, especially...

Brewery Strong Is Set to Help New Jersey’s Hospitality Workers and More

According to John Couchoud of South Jersey Beer Scene, “The craft brewing community in our state is tight knit and incredibly supportive of...

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NJ Farms

Spring might have had a late start this year, but that doesn’t mean New Jersey residents can’t take advantage of all the fresh produce...

NJ Wine

Old York Cellars Named 2020 NJ Winery of the Year at New York International Wine Competition

Old York Cellars Winery, owned by David Wolin, received the coveted title of 2020 New Jersey Winery of the Year at the 2020 New...

Thanksgiving Wine Buying Guide

In the United States, more wine is sold around Thanksgiving than any other holiday. Dark meat, white meat, spiced dressing, gravy, tart cranberries... Pairing...

Celebrate: Beaujolais Nouveau est à venir

At precisely 12:01 a.m. on the third Thursday of every November, the annual harvest of Beaujolais Nouveau is released. It wasn’t until November 21,...

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Two River Mushroom Co.: An Interview With Founder KC Sullivan

Mushrooms have really been making headlines lately and no, I am not here to talk about the psychedelic variety. Last year, I was introduced to...

Curry Up Now Celebrates First Anniversary at Hoboken Location

The Hoboken, NJ, location of Curry Up Now celebrates its first anniversary on February 25. Akash and Rana Kapoor, along with cofounder Amir Hosseini,...

A First Trip to Tio Taco & Tequila Bar, in Edison, NJ

The writer was invited to visit Tio Taco & Tequila Bar and the meal was complimentary. One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, FLOOR! And while...

Rutgers’ Eric LeGrand to Open LeGrand Coffee House

For some, starting a new business during a worldwide pandemic may be the biggest challenge of their life, but not for Eric LeGrand. He...

One Restaurateur’s Struggle, Shared by Many

As we've covered for nearly 11(!) months, the restaurant world is struggling. Understatement. Through it all, local spots everywhere have found creative ways to...

Recipes

Three Cheers for Three Margarita Recipes

Cinco de Mayo will be here before we know it and we always like to have a few party-friendly margarita recipes on hand for...

Reinvent Holiday Leftovers with these Recipes for Turkey, Ham and Beef

As much as we love celebrating Thanksgiving in our house, one of my favorite things is to reinvent holiday leftovers. To me, it's half...

Recipe: Pumpkin Pancakes

My fourteen year old hasn't shown any interest in learning how to cook, but his interest in eating what I cook is growing as...

Recipe: Spicy Ham and Lentil Soup Using Pantry Staples

This is not your typical ham and lentil soup recipe. The addition of Ro*Tel Original gives this soup a mild kick. If you prefer...