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.
From the moment he first blew into town and sampled a torpedo-shaped roll still warm from the oven, then followed it with a sandwich from the fabled White House sub shop, Guy Fieri knew it was only a matter of time before he opened a joint in Atlantic City.
Riddle me this: what begins preparation in June, ends in November, involves several hundred staff and will eventually deliver extraordinary, world-class cuisine and beverages in seemingly limitless quantities for 1,200 or so guests?
While it is not as big as the Atlantic City Restaurant Week in March, Somers Point presents a pretty nifty smaller scale culinary Restaurant Week this Friday, November 7 through Sunday, November 16. It’s the city’s fifth annual event – offering prix fixe menu pricing for lunch and dinner at 14 participating restaurants throughout the city. And this year the event benefits the Community Food Bank of New Jersey.
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.