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Fresh Kitchen Inspires Delicious Nutrition at the Jersey Shore

  Looking for restaurants to help you make a fresh start in 2022? Put Fresh Kitchen on your list. The...
Tony’s Freehold Grill

Contemplating NJ Diner Foodways, Folklore at the Freehold Grill

You'll find many topics to savor when it comes to contemplating the pleasures of New Jersey diners, such as...
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Blu Grotto Exemplifies Casual, Fine Dining at Monmouth Park

  Monmouth Park is one of the few places in New Jersey (or anywhere for that matter) where you can...

Chef James Avery’s Black Swan Public House Opens in Asbury Park

In May 2021, Chef James Avery announced that he’d be opening a brand-new restaurant in the historic Asbury Park...
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Almost Home General, Lincroft

Editor's note: Please check directly with the restaurant for updates on seating and dining options. Rob Doran, owner of Almost...
Belmar Kitchen bar area

Belmar Kitchen: Recently Opened and Perfectly Paired

The writer was invited to visit Belmar Kitchen and the meal was complimentary.   Sharing a roof, ownership, and management with...
Travis Coatney of Benchmark Breads

A True Flavor Awakening, Courtesy of Benchmark Breads

Along the Jersey Shore, yeast is a term most often used by the coast’s surfing community after sitting in...
John Copeland in front of Town Grill

Restaurateur John Copeland Returns to Manasquan with New Town Grill Restaurant

John Copeland has returned to Manasquan, New Jersey, with his new Town Grill restaurant in the location where his...
Broad Street Diner in Keyport

At Keyport’s Broad Street Diner, Lobster Tails Cure Recent Blues

Walking into Keyport’s Broad Street Diner on a Saturday afternoon in April, there were familiar, reassuring sights, sounds, and...
David Burke at Belmar Kitchen

Belmar Kitchen by David Burke Opens at the Beach Haus Brewery

RELEASE: Innovative celebrity chef David Burke opened his latest New Jersey restaurant, Belmar Kitchen by David Burke, last week. Belmar...
Lambchops with Fourth Creek Red Pepper Relish

Fourth Creek Relish to the Rescue

It's been a long time since I've written about Fourth Creek's sweet red pepper relish. It was their first...
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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...

Latest Bites

The Inn at Fernbrook Farm: A Tribute to Tea, Spring and...

The Inn at Fernbrook Farm recently held their first event of the season. A true feast for the senses, the evening started with an...