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Point Lobster Co.

Sitting outside, salt-scented air revving up our appetites, we find more to the menu at this market-cum-restaurant in a popular Shore town than its namesake food.

Summer’s Start: 6-21-21

Could it be all the new menus? Or is it more about personal cravings? Likely a combo of both, and maybe more. The foods of summer are calling.

Chef Sheunn of Yumi

Chef Chris Calabrese of Nettie’s House of Spaghetti talks about his own favorite spot to dine out, and about the master craftsman, innovator, and community member who owns the place.

Restaurant Revue Cape May

Exit Zero Filling Station

Indian spiced foods and cocktails share a home with diner staples – as well as reading materials, art and (working) gas pumps. Fill ’er up, in every way, at a one-stop with an unusual interplay of indispensables.


Royale Crown Homemade Ice Cream and Grille

Seasonal fruits, including the famous blueberries, star in the high-butterfat content ice creams made by the same South Jersey family since 1953. A headline could read: “Local foods make good."

Restaurant Revue NEW GRETNA

Allen’s Clam Bar

Local, venerable, beloved: This seafood shack with strong ties to South Shore waters makes even non-fisherfolk do a “clam dance.”

Restaurant Revue HACKETTSTOWN

The Sizzle BBQ

Sitting pretty in one of the Garden State’s new downtown dining destinations is an Argentinian barbecue specialist that stands apart from the you-getta-lot palaces with lighter, updated options.

Hot Off the Farm: 6-7-21

Yet again, it’s true: The Garden State’s best comes from … the Garden State’s farms.

Springhouse Creamery Curds

Little Miss Muffet would not have let a mere spider frighten her away from her meal if its curds had been courtesy of this dairy in Sussex County.



There’s tradition and invention, serious cooking and fanciful presentations at a wide-ranging Southeast Asian BYOB that spins the wheel of spice with mindful abandon.

Restaurant Revue New Brunswick

Dashen Ethiopian Cuisine

A veritable primer of essential foods from a country located in the Horn of Africa is found in the heart of a culinary hub.

Restaurant Revue Sea Bright

2nd Jetty

Catty-corner from the entrance to Sandy Hook is a seafood shack with a modern, high-toned menu that belies its indoor-outdoor, smell-the-salt-air style. No matter when you’re here, it’s the start of summer.


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