Monday night’s event is the first Taste of The Quarter that’s open to eaters of all ages. Additionally, 100 percent of the evening’s proceeds will benefit the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, a regional organization committed to supporting our local communities across such basic needs as education, income and health.
On Friday from 8 to 10pm it’s the Wine & Jazz Reception Under the Stars, where for a $39-per-person fee guests can enjoy wines from 25 of the most prolific California wineries with origins from prestigious Italian-family vintners, delectable cuisine from Golden Nugget’s culinary staff, and live jazz on the outdoor Event Lawn.
Oceanfront dining — uncommon locally due to real estate availability and cost — has been reborn in bucolic Brigantine at the Laguna Grill & Rum Bar.
At the sparkling, southern tip of Wildwood known as “Diamond Beach,” one of the shore’s preeminent fine dining establishments, Marie Nicole’s, has blossomed over the last decade-and-a-half.
Broadway’s design itself is airy and charming; separate sections for formal seating and a swanky bar plus a pair of round, communal tables suitable for larger groups, one facing out on The Quarter (in the location that had been Red Square).
Their business model is a combination of high-end boutique liquor store plus the attached eatery that features brilliantly eccentric new American small plates — something we feel Atlantic City desperately needs.
For the fourth annual Somers Point Restaurant Week, I decided to go to the town’s most popular restaurant while taking advantage of the bargain rates. Can there be any doubt that said restaurant is the Crab Trap, which usually manages to have lines out the door all year ‘round.