Growing up, Thanksgiving celebrations were always different. Every year there were different faces at the table – and sometimes it was just the four or five of us. Sometimes it was a whole turkey, others, a stuffed turkey breast. But one thing that does remain constant, year after year, is the soup. Rice soup, to be...

Locally made goods come in all shapes and sizes these days, as this lineup of artisanal NJ & PA food products clearly shows! I have a tiny kitchen, but I always make space for local essentials like these. Foods that are made in small batches, often miles from my home… those are the foods that taste best to me. So I...

Here’s what the New Jersey and Eastern PA area are dishing up this month! Keep checking back as this page will be updated as new events come to our attention. If you have an event you would like to submit, click here.   November 4: Third Annual Cow Parade Cherry Grove Farm (Lawrencville, NJ) “Join us on the farm for a...

13 may be an unlucky number for some people, but not today: 13 local food and beverage businesses have come together under one roof in New Hope in a market for the ages. The Ferry Market. And on the weekend of Friday the 13th, I went over to check it out. This airy culinary market is a welcome addition to the streets...

We received a shipment of wine from Chateauneuf-Du-Pape last month and we were looking to dine some place worthy of this fantastic wine. It made me realize that we haven’t been to a BYOB in a while, and I’m sure our wallets would appreciate the break from pricey booze. For instances like this, I have a handy list...

Every year, I discover at least one new vegetable at the farmers market that I’ve never had before. A few years ago, that vegetable was delicata squash. Since then, it has grown to be my FAVORITE winter squash due to its thinner skin and wonderful texture. Sorry butternut, you’re just too hard to peel and cut. Last...

Here’s what the New Jersey and Eastern PA area are dishing up this month! Keep checking back as this page will be updated as new events come to our attention. If you have an event you would like to submit, click here.   October 5: Meet The Maker: Ironbound Cider Brick Farm Tavern (Hopewell, NJ) “Join us for this new...

Is it just me, or does it feel like everywhere you go, restaurants are promoting artisanal/handcrafted, farm-to-table, and/or seasonal cuisine? The other day I saw an ad for a national chain promoting “handcrafted cocktails”. Well yeah, how else are you going to make them, with your feet? These vague terms are...

It should come as no surprise to my readers that I would plan a vacation around food, and while this journal is dedicated to covering the farm to table movement in the New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania region (as of now), sometimes you have to leave your beloved home to discover and reconnect with your passions. Since...

Here’s what the New Jersey and Eastern PA area are dishing up this month! Keep checking back as this page will be updated as new events come to our attention. If you have an event you would like to submit, click here.   September 8: Best of Summer Dinner Blue Bottle Cafe (Hopewell, NJ)  “Blue Bottle Cafe will be...