As Atlantic City’s casinos have looked to the Pacific Rim for creative inspiration over the years, the city’s dining scene has expanded in scope to include a wide variety of global cuisines. To witness the latest step in that culinary evolution, consider Lillie’s at Golden Nugget.
I’ll be first to admit to being nonplussed when the announcement arrived early this year that Food Network fixture Guy Fieri would be opening his first-ever chophouse on the sixth floor of Bally’s Atlantic City. But after a pair of visits — one a well-orchestrated media event, the other a regular dinner out — I’ve come to respect and even admire what the spiky-haired talking head and his team have accomplished.
Barista’s coffee house heats up in new Linwood location.
Ever fantasize about a Thanksgiving in which you just relaxed and let someone else do all the work preparing a sensational meal? Let that dream become a reality: Numerous area locales prepare full family Thanksgiving meals to dine in or take out.
Possessing coveted tech degrees from Philly’s prestigious Drexel University, Linwood brothers Antonio and Nick Ballias might have been expected to opt for careers in the corporate world. Instead, the pair of multi- talented 30-somethings went foodie.
Housed in a charming two-story cottage facing Somers Point’s bay front, Latz’s by the Bay has, since opening in autumn of 2011, become one of the mainland’s definitive BYOBs.