In The Spotlight
Philadelphia, PA - Central Taco & Tequila is the latest and also 23rd dining establishment managed by The PJW Restaurant Group, launched in Westmont, NJ. The contemporary Mexican restaurant, situated at 350 Haddon Avenue, represents the dining group’s 4th concept on the very same half-mile stretch of the road. Central brings together: P.J. Whelihan’s (700 Haddon Ave., opened 1995); Treno Pizza Bar (231 Haddon Ave., opened 2006); as well as The Pour House (124 Haddon Ave., opened 2007)
South Jersey - Weavers Way is bringing back the much loved holiday pop-up shop filled with accessories, art, ornaments, toys, pottery, plants and even more by independent artisans – 90 percent% of which are produced by Philadelphia regional artist.
New Jersey - In conjunction with Hill Creek Farms, this family-owned and operated endeavor started as a butcher shop. Regardless of whether you're looking for beef, chicken, bison, pork, lamb or veal, Rastelli continues to supply premium meats coming from local farms to your table.
Philadelphia, PA - The Farmhouse will reopen as Denim American Bistro in Cherry Hill. Owned and operated by Executive Chef David Murray as a "BYOB American Bistro" dining establishment,. Offering up choice wines by way of White Horse Winery in Hammonton, NJ and will offer lunch and dinner and a Sunday Brunch.
Philadelphia, PA - Leon Lucas in 1943 purchased a bar and named it Donkey's Place, immediately after his stint as a Olympic light-heavyweight boxer ended, the fighter came straight back to Camden, NJ and started offering up his unique fried steak-and-onion sandwiches on a well-seasoned grill.
Philadelphia, PA - Drew’s Bayshore Bistro - Local Chef Andrew Araneo helped bring the bayou to the Jersey Shore. His vision, to create his very own establishment, after working locations such as Joe and Maggie’s in Long Branch as well as Whispers in Spring Lake. Eventually, The Chef turned his fantasy into reality in 2005 opening Bayshore Bistro in his very own hometown.
New Jersey - Breakfast After the Bell is a crucial hunger initiative that allows for schools across the state to provide nutritious meals to students in need. As a result of today's bill signing, the program will be expanded to K-12 schools with high rates of poverty, with the schools providing the meals after the bell in classrooms or through a "grab and go" option.