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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Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Stomps into Newark

A dinosaur rides into Newark on a Harley .... It sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, but it's actually the beginning of a beautiful relationship!  John Stage, renown pit master and founder of Dinosaur BBQ has stomped into Newark and brought his competition class Bar-B-Que with him. 
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NICO Kitchen + Bar at NJPAC in Newark

The DePersio family is bringing their family recipe for success to Newark!

Mr. Hot and I recently had the pleasure of dining at NICO Bar + Kitchen located at the NJPAC on what may be the most picturesque corner in Newark. 

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Matarazzo Farms Market Schedule


Jim Matarazzo gets around!  Don't believe me? Check out the list of local farmer's markets that Matarazzo Farm participates in: 

Newark at Championship Plaza 11-3 pm
Newark at Washington Park 11 - 3 pm
Rutherford at Williams Plaza 11 - 6 pm
Newark at PSE&G Plaza 11 - 3 pm
Pompton Lakes 11 - 6 pm
Montclair 8-2
Ramsey at Ramsey Train Station 9 -2pm


Missed the market? No worries.  You could get your all your local produce and plants, seven days a week, at the Matarazzo Farmstand, located at 216 Mountain Avenue in North Caldwell.


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Fresh From Harvest Table in Newark

Montclair resident, Carissa Borraggine, owner of Harvest Table Fresh Food Eatery, 127 Halsey Street, Newark, was recently awarded the Outstanding Small Business of the Year, by the Greater Newark Enterprises Corporation. 

Borraggine, who does not have any official culinary training, has worked in the restaurant industry since she was fourteen years old at places like 50s-style soda pop shops, to fine dining establishments, and food sales and distribution.

Carissa, who seems to be something of a old-world throw back, has always been passionate about healthy living.  She has practiced yoga for nearly fifteen years, and recently began teaching last year at Lotus Yoga Newark, sister studio to Lotus Montclair.

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