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For years the Oreo cookie was available in two “stuf” levels. Regular and (for those looking for a bit of extra indulgence) "Double Stuf," which took the crème filling level and doubled it. These options were all we had for several decades, but in the last few years, the folks at Oreo have s… Read more

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“This is my stage. I’m the conductor,” says Joe Massaglia, restaurateur, chef, and media personality. Rather than easing into retirement at 65 years of age, Massaglia is opening his fifth restaurant — Eat @ Joe’s in Egg Harbor Township. “This is what fuels me. I can’t let go. It’s the love o… Read more

Atlantic City will soon be home to a rockin’ new restaurant, as the Rock n Roll Cafe holds its grand opening, beginning at 5 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18. The restaurant will serve breakfast and lunch in an atmosphere straight out of the golden age of rock ‘n’ roll. One particularly unique aspect is… Read more

Robert’s Steakhouse at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City has always been a great spot for a high-end meal, but now things are going even more high end with the addition of ultra premium spirit flights. Available both at the lounge and in the main dining room, these fancy shooters co… Read more

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There is no single food on earth more quintessentially American than the hamburger. It serves as a visual symbol of the culinary landscape of our country. And unlike po boys, lobster rolls or cheesesteaks, there are no special cities that you have to travel to in order to find a “true” versi… Read more

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It’s not easy to find good Cajun food in the Northeast. Despite New Orleans being a culinary mecca, producing some of the most influential and famous chefs (think Emeril Lagasse, Paul Prudhomme, and Susan Spicer to name but a few), somehow that style of cooking rarely makes its way up north.… Read more

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On a quiet street overlooking the Boardwalk, Brigantine, the inlet and the beach, the Flagship is in a prime location to deliver the best that Atlantic City has to offer. With two very distinct restaurant offerings, the Flagship has something to suit any taste. This resort is the place to go… Read more

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After nearly three decades in Ocean City, Jim Kafkalas sold his restaurant, Katina’s, in 2015 and began looking for his next venture. “I wanted to be on the mainland and I just wanted to try something different,” Kafkalas says. In 2016, Kafkalas opened Jonni’s & Katina’s Pizza and Grill … Read more

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The long-awaited opening of Tennessee Avenue Beer Hall happened last week with much fanfare. Crowds filled the place to the gills, leaving many waiting outside in the cold to get in. Here’s what you need to know about this new hot spot on Atlantic City’s Orange Loop. Read more

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The family behind Brigantine Bistro brings decades of fine-dining expertise to this casual eatery. “This really is a family business,” says Owner Sergio Soto. Soto’s brother, Angel, is the executive chef and his sister, Lola, is the front-of-house manager. Soto’s brother-in-law oversaw const… Read more

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With their hearts in the past and their minds on the future, Dermot and Kathleen Lloyd have created a pub that is worth a visit in the present. Josie Kelly’s Public House in Somers Point is inspired by the pubs that Dermot grew up with in Ireland and named after his grandmother, Josie Kelly.… Read more

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Ocean City is the kind of town that most people associate with junk food. A town where grabbing slices of pizza and fudge by the pound while strolling the boardwalk are practically mandatory. A town that prides itself on giant buckets of buttery sweet popcorn, sugar-bomb lemonades and donut … Read more