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The Mutz-Have Mozzarellas of Bergen and Hudson Counties

Mutz-have Mozzarellas of Bergen and Hudson

A staple of Italian cuisine, mozzarella is popular the world over, but here in Jersey, it exists on another plane altogether. We’re not talking about your supermarket’s shredded-in-a-bag-that-lasts-for-months mozzarella. We’re talking freshly made balls of deliciousness. Milky, fluffy—everything you could ever want in a cheese and more. Whether you’re buying it to slice up for margherita pizza, or laying thick ... Read More »

Now and Forever

Rum Tum Tugger actor Tyler Hanes and the return of “Cats” to Broadway

The return of “Cats” to Broadway The feline force to be reckoned with—better known as “Cats”—has made a resurgence along the Great White Way. Taking the stage in his ninth Broadway role is Tyler Hanes as Rum Tum Tugger, the rambunctious Romeo who steals the show with his tail-twirling antics and hip-shaking hijinks. Hanes plays the infamous cat so convincingly ... Read More »

It’s Greek to Me in Cliffside Park

It's Greek to Me Cliffside Park NJ

It’s Greek to Me {352 Anderson Ave, Cliffside Park NJ; 201.945.5447;} is a full service restaurant that serves traditional Greek cuisine along with a diverse selection of contemporary Greek dishes. Decorated in bright, Greek island décor along with the hospitality of the owners and their staff, you will feel transported to a quaint eatery in Santorini or Mykonos. Whether you ... Read More »

Mitchell’s Fish Market Opens in Edgewater

Mitchell's Fish Market in Edgewater

Mitchell’s Fish Market {541 River Rd, Edgewater; 201.840.9311;} proudly debuts in Edgewater. Come to the new Mitchell’s Fish Market to enjoy fresh fish, fine seafood, and exceptional service. The menu features an array of delicious items, including charbroiled medleys of oysters, shrimp, and clams, as well as iced seafood towers, smokin’ hot sizzle platters, small plates, and house-made desserts—all prepared to perfection and served with ... Read More »

DiningOut at Chakra in Paramus New Jersey

DiningOut at Chakra in Paramus New Jersey

As guests arrive at Chakra, high-quality food and an uplifting, romantic energy await With rich teak floors and tables, silk-tented bungalows, mahogany-paneled walls, Oriental rugs, exotic candlelight, and soft velvet pillow-backed banquettes, Chakra {144 West State Route 4 (East),Paramus NJ 07652; 201.556.1530;} is a feast for the senses. The plush interior is also marked by a low-lit stone water wall transitioning ... Read More »


Chef Seadon Shouse of Halifax at the W Hotel Hoboken

{225 River Street,Hoboken; 201.253.2500;} “One of my favorite dishes right now is the Farro and Quinoa with roasted delicata and butternut squashes,” says Chef Seadon Shouse of the dish he created. Healthy with a dash of decadence, the dish is also comprised of kale, aged Gouda, and mascarpone. The artful array of flavors is topped with pumpkin seeds. According to ... Read More »

Acapella West in Edgewater NJ

Northern Italian cuisine at Acappella in Edgewater NJ

Northern Italian Cuisine in Edgewater NJ {163 River Road, Edgewater; 201.840.0163} This new installment of the downtown NYC Acappella’s (celebrating their 25th anniversary this year) just arrived to the Gold Coast in Edgewater. Northern Italian cuisine is what you’ll have the pleasure of eating at the new location. Whether you start with antipasto or soup, your choice is sure to please your palate. Pasta, ... Read More »

Dining In with ChowGofer

Dining in with ChowGofer

Eat your favorite restaurant fare—in the comfort of your own home We know that when it’s cold out, it’s difficult to muster the energy to bundle up and dine out—or even pick up take out. Lucky for us, ChowGofer now exists to bring that warm meal to you—whether you have a hankering for fast food or five-star surf and turf. ... Read More »

Dinner in a Show at iPic Theater

iPic Theater in Fort Lee brings gourmet food and libations to moviegoers

In search of a date-night idea that’s a step above what you’re used to? Look no farther than Fort Lee. The new iPic Hudson Lights {2023 Hudson Street, Fort Lee; 201.582.7100;} raises the bar on the classic “dinner and a movie” standby with its high-end cuisine and cocktails, delivered right to your seat while you’re enjoying the most recent ... Read More »

From Jersey Shore to soup du jour

David Burke - From Jersey Shore to soup du jour

Growing up in Hazlet, just a few miles from the ocean and even closer to Sandy Hook Bay, David Burke—culinary partner at ESquared Hospitality and world-famous chef—was surrounded by food from the start. From local fish and crabs, to the farm fresh fruits and vegetables bought from roadside stands, Burke had access to it all.  From a culinary point of ... Read More »