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Attention all Montclair NJ Foodies

I think I’ve died and gone to heaven. Montclair New Jersey is having its first ever Restaurant Week February 2-8, 2009. Book your reservations NOW!!! There are forty-two restaurants participating and all will be serving special, three course, pre fix dinners during this event. The details vary per each restaurant, so do call ahead. Participating […]

Short Hills Dining: Enzzo's Trattoria

It’s not often that restaurants in Short Hills, New Jersey get reviewed by The New York Times. And receive a GOOD Rating. But our very own Enzzo’s Trattoria did just that! We have been going to Enzzo’s since it first opened fifteen years ago. I will admit tho’…the fact the owner’s name is Perri Urso […]

Summit Farmers Market Opens Today

I just got back from the Summit Farmers Market with bags in hand. Summit Farmers Market opened this morning, Sunday, June 15 in the Park & Shop Lot #2 on the corner of Maple Street and DeForest Avenue. The market will be open every Sunday from 8AM to 1:30 PM until November 23rd (rain or […]

Sloppy Joe's…The Jersey Way

Since 1939 Town Hall Deli of South Orange, New Jersey has been making their signature Sloppy Joes.   Beware, this is not your typical Sloppy Joe (a mess of ground beef in spicy tomato sauce on a bun.)  This succulent sandwich is piled high with all the fixins: including homemade slaw, thin sliced Rye, Swiss Cheese, […]

Zagat Top New Jersey Italian Restaurants

Last weekend we celebrated our son’s birthday at one of our favorite Italian restaurants in New York City: Piccolo Angolo. They are known for their home-style cooking , generous portions and friendly staff. Before we left, Renato Migliorini, the owner, gave us the new Zagat “America’s 1,000 Top Italian Restaurants (2008.) Of course they were […]

My Birthday Week at The Best New Jersey Restaurants

Living along the Midtown Direct Train Line has its benefits: Great food within a ten minute drive in any direction!  I like to cook–sort of. We are fortunate to be able to sit down together as a family four/five nights a week.  Sometimes I make dinner. Sometimes my husband does. He is a much better […]

Stretch's…Great Italian Restaurant in Livingston, NJ

If you are looking for Great Italian food…try Stretch’s across from Livingston Center. We eat there at least three times a month. We can always count on good service, large portions and reasonable prices. The kids have loved it since they were little (they are in high school now.) Stretch’s got it’s start from Belmont Tavern […]