World-class barbecue — perhaps our nation’s most significant, lasting gift to the culinary world — returns to Atlantic City next weekend with the DO AC Smokin’ Hot Atlantic City BBQ Championship at Golden Nugget on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4-5.
Like its beach-bar brethren, LandShark Bar & Grill has wrapped up another summer season of hot music, cold beer and a steady flow of frozen concoctions. Unlike the others, though, LandShark is the only bar-and-grill on the east side of the A.C. Boardwalk that stays open 365 days a year — yes, even on holidays — and maintains a daily live music slate through the end of September.
One can only wonder how many times in his soon-to-be 43 years Alfonso Ribeiro has been hounded by requests to do the dance that helped make him famous. If a January 2013 appearance at The Pool After Dark is any indication, though, he tends to take it in stride and give fans what they fancy.
Just because summer is over doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Southern New Jersey is an awesome place to live when fall rolls around since numerous communities in the region present a wonderfully diverse collection of fall festivals
Late summer, with its abundance of locally sourced ingredients, is perhaps the ultimate time to recognize Italian cookery. Unlike French or Asian cuisines, often technique-oriented, the food of that peninsula nation is generally based on seasonality and availability. In southern New Jersey that means tomatoes, peppers, onions and fruit, all staples of the Italian pantry.
As Mexican as it gets this side of the Mississippi
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.