Carbonara Two Ways: Filotea Pasta vs. Veggie Noodles

Carbonara Two Ways: Filotea Pasta vs. Veggie Noodles

Trying to lighten-up your Summer menu?  Me, too! But it's not easy. There are certain things I just hate to give up. Top of that list: pasta!

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The Speakeasy: Montclair Food & Wine Festival and Amanti Vino Team Up at The Wellmont

The Speakeasy: Montclair Food & Wine Festival and Amanti Vino Team Up at The Wellmont

The Montclair Food & Wine Festival and Amanti Vino present The Speakeasy on Saturday, January 28th at Montclair's historic Wellmont Theater.
The gorgeously restored 1922 venue will be transformed into a Prohibition-era inspired club.  Guests will be directed to a "secret" entrance for an evening of libations curated by Amanti Vino  and culinary bites from more than 20 top-rated area restaurants. 

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The Nobel East: Duck Dynasty

The Nobel East: Duck Dynasty

The Noble East, Montclair's newish Asian restaurant, boasts a  4.8 star rating from Google Reviews. I have ordered take-out from the restaurant several times, including Peking Duck, Ants on a Tree, Dan Dan noodles, and Pork Dumplings.

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Thing 1 is Hot From The Kettle

Thing 1 is Hot From The Kettle

Mothers Day of 2010 was the year I knew I loved food. It should be called the curse of a foodie, my mother, Melody Kettle, as most of you know is a known food blogger, she has formed me into the person that loves food and likes to blog about it.  

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BURG: Burgers + Taps Opens in Newark's Military Park

BURG: Burgers + Taps Opens in Newark's Military Park

It's the moment downtown Newark has been waiting for!  BURG, the hip, casual, burger-centric restaurant from celebrated Chef/Restaurateur Chris Siversen of Maritime Parc fame, opens its doors today, providing the finishing touch on the park's stunning multi-million dollar revitalization, courtesy of Biederman Redevelopment Ventures. 

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