Famed Chef Marcus Samuelsson Opens New Restaurant Marcus B&P

December 11, 2017

NEWARK, NJ - Acclaimed celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson knows what he wants and he knows how to get it.

He helped Harlem, long the hub of African-American culture, become happening again with a pair of successful restaurants that are contributing to the revitalization of the famed Manhattan neighborhood.

Samuelsson is rolling the dice by opening a new restaurant in Newark, now undergoing ...

A Flavorful Thanksgiving Vegetarian Choice & More

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Enjoy a vegetarian option for your thanksgiving feast, compliments of Passion for Spices. This recipe is credited to the Indian Cuisine: Diabetes Cookbook authored by May Fridel and published by the American Diabetes Association.

Roasted Acorn Squash with Farro Tahiri

Tahiri is a traditional Indian one-pot meal from the Uttar Pradesh in northern India. It is aromatic, rice ...

Enjoy Thanksgiving at Above Restaurant in South Orange and Par 440 in Short Hills

SOUTH ORANGE AND SHORT HILLS, NJ - Thanksgiving is next Thursday, November 23. For those looking for restaurants that are open for a festive Thanksgiving meal, there are two nearby options: Above Restaurant in South Orange and Par 440 in Short Hills.


Above will be serving a special prix fixe Thanksgiving Menu, as well as their regular menu on Thanksgiving ...

New Maplewood Restaurant: Cornbread Holds Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The long-anticipated opening of Cornbread, a new farm-to-table restaurant on Springfield Ave. in Maplewood serving traditional American soul food cuisine, held its official grand opening and ribbon cutting on Monday.

The celebration began on the second floor of the restaurant with Tara Dowdell on behalf of Cornbread welcoming and thanking local government officials, ...

St. James's Gate in Maplewood Introduces New Fall and Winter Menu Selections

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - St. James's Gate Publick House (167 Maplewood Ave.) is introducing several new, as well as some returning items, to their menu for the fall and winter seasons.

The following are some of the selections the menu will now feature:

Homemade Chili with Chips (a returning favorite)
Brussel Sprout Salad with Bacon and Ricotta Salata Cheese
Bacon Wrapped ...

New Jersey Restaurant Owner to Compete in Guy Fieri's New Reality Show

KENILWORTH, NJ – Daryani Santana, a Kenilworth resident and restaurant owner, will bring a taste of Jersey to the Food Network on “Guy’s Big Project.”

Santana, who owns Cha Cha Cuban with her father, is one of 10 contestants to appear on Guy Fieri’s newest reality show, which offers contestants the opportunity to present their ideas for food travel shows. The ...

Food Network's "Man Crafted" Films Thanksgiving Episode at Local Fire Headquarters

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-  On a balmy May day, as the local residents walked up and down Franklin Street in shorts and t-shirts, members of the Bloomfield Fire department were inside Fire Headquarters celebrating an early Thanksgiving of sorts. The customary smell of smoky fire gear was now replaced by the enticing aroma of nutmeg and bacon.  The garage bay, normally reserved for a fire engine, ...

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