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Who Took Home the Top Prizes from Taste of Essex 2019?

Hundreds of hungry locals gathered for the North Essex Chamber of Commerce's 2019 Taste of Essex in West Orange, NJ,...

NJ State Barbecue Championship: A Judge’s Take

If you're not sure about whether BBQ is a big thing here in the Garden State, let me assure...
The Great Jersey Shore Burger Contest

It’s a Tie at the Great Jersey Shore Burger Contest

For the first time in eight years, the judges' choice for best burger at the Jersey Shore ended in...

Kearny High Culinary Team to Compete at National Invitational

Five culinary students from Kearny High School will be among the competitors at the National ProStart Invitational, April 28 to 30, at the...

Gravy Vs. Sauce Debate Heats Up in Hammonton

The Rotary Club of Hammonton held its second annual Gravy vs. Sauce competition on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at...
Macaron Happy Hour

New Jersey Wine & Food Festival

  The eighth annual New Jersey Wine & Food Festival will take place April 1 to 3 at Crystal Springs Resort....

Chef Bryan Gregg to Compete at 2015 Great American Seafood Cook-Off

Bryan Gregg, Chef and Owner of Escape Montclair, was recently crowned the winner of the 2015 Jersey Seafood Challenge...

Langosta Lounge’s Chef Peter Morris: A Big Winner

At the New Jersey Restaurant Association’s 2014 Restaurant Operators Conference (ROC’14), the year's Top New Chef award went to...

Holmdel’s Dearborn Market: Gravy Challenge

Sunday gravy: Two words that spark immediate salivating and stomach growling. For those not of Italian heritage (this includes...
winning crab cake Shore Crab Cake Cook off 2013

Winners of the Shore Chef Crab Cake Cook-Off 2013

99% of the time I prefer not to be crabby….the remaining 1%, when I actually do relish in...

Woodland Park Fairway Firefighters BBQ Throw Down!

Fairway Market has a long history of supporting their local communities. For the last few years, the Paramus...

Who’s the Boss Mac & Cheese Cook-off, The Finals

As the snow fell on the grounds of the Crystal Springs Resort Saturday afternoon, 60 people, 5 restaurants and many,...

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Scott Wiener with wall of pizza boxes

Taking a Slice Out of Hunger

Scott Wiener loves pizza. I mean, really loves pizza. Not only does he hold the Guinness World Record for the largest collection of pizza...