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If the thought of spending Thanksgiving eating the same dry turkey and arguing politics with Uncle Marty and Aunt Liz leaves you longing for the chance to do something different, there are several local opportunities to try something unique before, during and after the holiday — and save you… Read more

Cereal Town is finally open at Ocean Casino Resort and the A.C. Weekly staff got a visit from Mr. Milk, the Lucky Charms leprechaun, Tony the Tiger from Frosted Flakes, Toucan Sam from Fruit Loops and an Ocean Resort ambassador. The eatery offers specialty bowls with numerous toppings, cooki… Read more


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

Have you purchased your 50 Bites+ pass yet? No? Well, what are you waiting for? The Biting begins in just two weeks — and you want to be prepared in time to try all 69 (yep, 69!) Bites when it starts on Oct. 11. Bites like jerk shrimp at Back Bay Ale House, Carmine’s meatballs and a roast po… Read more


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


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

When people think of Ocean City, images of families strolling down the boardwalk, riding the ferris wheel or laying out on the sand are what normally comes to mind. In fact the focus of the town leans so far toward the east that it’s all too common that folks overlook the other side of town … Read more


Family, good friends and good food are the “not-so-secret” ingredients to the rapid success of Chico & Sons. Serving subs, pizza, salads and more, this South Jersey eatery is a celebration of this region’s favorite fare. Richard (Chico) DeCicco and two of his three sons: Richard Jr. and … Read more


Willkommen to the Egg Harbor Festhaus and Biergarten, an authentic German eatery in the heart of Egg Harbor City. Featuring homemade, traditional German dishes and a large menu of German beers, the Festhaus is a delicious celebration of German culture. “There’s a strong German heritage in th… Read more

Ocean City has quite the reputation as a health-food lover’s haven. And though there are plenty of smoothie, yogurt, gluten-free and vegan options in the beach town, let’s not forget about the good ol’ fashioned bakeries in Ocean City. Read more

Ocean City breakfast staple The Chatterbox, which celebrated it’s 80th year in business just last year, has new owners: Regina Anthony and John Duva. Since purchasing the restaurant in April, the pair has done a complete overhaul inside and out, morphing it back to its original Art Deco beau… Read more