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Daytime Dining Dilemmas

by Editorial Team April 26th, 2017| Restaurant News
Although cooking is one of my favorite things to do, I also enjoy going out to eat. The majority of my breakfasts and lunches enjoyed at restaurants are scheduled for work. However, just because it is a work meeting doesn't mean that the food doesn't matter. Rather, I think that

Planning A Startup Launch Party? 7 Things You Must Not Forget

by Editorial Team March 16th, 2017| Restaurant News
Are you planning to throw a kickass start up launch party? Here’s how you can have the perfect launch and make sure that you get all the attention for your new business.

We know that planning, promoting and hosting any type of party is not such an easy feat, especially when

From Kitchen to Market

by Michele Pesula Kuegler October 15th, 2012| Restaurant News
Tuscan Kitchen in Salem, New Hampshire, has been a favorite dining location for my husband and me since it opened in November 2010.  For us this restaurant is the perfect combination of dining elements:  highly attentive customer service, delicious, freshly prepared foods, well appointed decor.  Whether visiting Tuscan

Peddler’s Village, Earl’s Buck County

by Michele Pesula Kuegler August 27th, 2012| Restaurant News
This year Peddler's Village is celebrating their fiftieth anniversary.  This colonial style shopping and dining destination, located in Buck's County, Pennsylvania, welcomes 1.5 million visitors each year.  Covering forty-two acres, it is home to sixty-five specialty shops, the Golden Plough Inn, Giggleberry Fair family entertainment, twelve annual food festivals

Mr. Mac’s

by TT Jr. August 8th, 2012| Chef Interviews, Restaurant News
The other week I had an interview with the co-owners of Mr. Mac, Valerie Anderson and Patrick Cain.  Mr. Mac is a mac and cheese restaurant in Manchester, New Hampshire.

TT Jr: When did you first decide you wanted to cook?

VA: I have been cooking ever since I was

Salvatore’s, Boston, MA

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 30th, 2012| Restaurant News
If you're heading into Boston to dine, many people consider the option of Italian food in the North End.  While there are many, many fine restaurants from which to choose in that one neighborhood, there are other good destinations for Italian food elsewhere in the city.  One such place

Chef Grace Nguyen

by Michele Pesula Kuegler June 28th, 2012| Restaurant News
If you are like most adults, you probably have times when your day is too busy to prepare dinner.  Unfortunately, quite often you are left with poor choices, such as greasy takeout meals or a cookie cutter of a dinner at a chain restaurant.  If you live in the

Sun BBQ Rib Cook Off

by Michele Pesula Kuegler June 8th, 2012| Restaurant News
Last weekend, Mohegan Sun held its first annual Sun BBQ Fest.  Although Mother Nature interfered with the sun part of the BBQ Fest, spirits were bright at the event.  Attending the event on Saturday afternoon, there was a large crowd despite the lingering clouds and mist.  As the individual

Fall Harvest Week

by Michele Pesula Kuegler October 28th, 2011| Restaurant News
Our final Harvest Dinner event is not simply one event but an entire week of dining.  Hosted by the SJ Hot Chefs (AKA South Jersey Independent Restaurant Association), Fall Harvest Week will take place from October 30th through November 4th.  With  more than thirty independently owned restaurants participating, it

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

by Michele Pesula Kuegler October 21st, 2011| Restaurant News
Through our Harvest Dinner series, we have met many great chefs who are hosting dinners at restaurants and festivals.  This week we are pleased to feature another chef who is serving dinner in a different location.  Elise Johnson will be hosting dinner at her home for eighteen lucky dinner

ZAZU Restaurant, Monday Night Farm Suppers

by Michele Pesula Kuegler October 14th, 2011| Restaurant News
In this Harvest Dinner series, we've traveled from Nebraska to Georgia to Florida.  Our next stop is Santa Rosa, California, which is the home to ZAZU Restaurant & Farm.  Co-owners and chefs, Duskie Estes and John Stewart, opened the restaurant in 2001 and have been busy earning accolades

The Ritz-Carlton “Meet the Farmers” Dinner

by Michele Pesula Kuegler October 7th, 2011| Restaurant News
The third restaurant in our Harvest Dinner series is The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.  This "Meet the Farmers" Dinner will offer diners the opportunity to sample delicious dishes made from locally sourced foods and to meet the people who produced them, including local farmers, growers, and seafood purveyors.

The dinner