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Java Love Celebrates 10 Years of Coffee with Integrity (and Love)

More than a decade ago Montclair residents Kristine-Ellis Petrik and Jodie Dawson were searching for a great cup of...
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Pilgrim Diner in Cedar Grove to Reopen Later This Year

The shuttered Pilgrim Diner in Cedar Grove is slated to be reborn later this year. New construction work is...
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Holiday Recipes and Inspiration from Newark Working Kitchens

Newark Working Kitchens' (NWK) free meal delivery service for Newark residents is designed to activate Newark’s restaurants and deliver...
Kuffta “al ha plancha”platter – w/ Tahina, amba, Israeli salad and pickles and a side of hummus and Cabbage chickpea salad, mixed with, scallions, parsley, niagella seeds olive oil and lemon juice

Chutzpah Kitchen, Authentic Israeli Street Food, Opens in Maplewood

Manhattan restaurateur and Maplewood resident Sagi Ohayon is bringing authentic Israeli street food to Maplewood Village with a new...
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The Belmont Tavern: An Old-School Gem in Belleville

In the beginning of the movie Fargo, a disclaimer flashed on the screen that read “This is a true...
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Free Coffee for the Front Line and a Mocha-Shortbread-Cookie Recipe for All

While they live the curbside-pickup life along with so many restaurants and coffee shops around the country, the Cedar...
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DeNovo Montclair Owner Steps up for Employees During Public Health Crisis

Looking for a way to make things better as everything seemed to just be getting worse, DeNovo owner Demetri...

NJ Chef Profile Series: Cynthia Soto, Chef and Owner at Empanada Lady Café

Cynthia Soto is a firm believer in things falling into place as they should. She had no intention of...

NJ Chef Profile Series: Risa Magid Boyer, Owner and Chef at Vanillamore

Years ago, Risa Magid Boyer thought she wanted to pursue a career in graphic design. That lasted until she...
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Good Vibrations from Cedar Bean’s Coffee Joint

It was a brisk Thursday evening as an energetic crowd arrived at Cedar Bean’s Coffee Joint in Cedar Grove: a...
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Montclair Diner: A Refreshed Menu and Vibe

In one corner, a group of children is gathered, playing with toys and games while their parents drink coffee...
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NJ Chef Profile Series: Jessica Alfreds, Chef and Business Owner

This article is part of a Jersey Bites series focusing on women chefs in the Garden State. Years ago, as a...

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Vintage Vibes in Wood-Ridge, at Gus’ Last Word

Skopos Hospitality currently operates four successful restaurants around New Jersey, including Cowan’s Public, in Nutley, and the Barrow House, in Clifton, as well as...