Sunday, March 29, 2020

Second-generation restaurant builds on lifetime of work

Marco Mannino stands in Villa Mannino’s “Bistro Room,” on Oct. 8,...

New eatery celebrates family bonds

Three generations are pictured in Santino’s restaurant: Giacomo Bottoni and son-in-law...

Top Philly restaurateur, top chef usher in new era at Rat’s

In recent years, Philadelphia’s reputation as a dining destination has gone national, thanks in large part to the efforts of chefs like Jose Garces and restaurateurs like Stephen Starr,...

Chi-Chi’s brings taste of Portugal to the city

By Norma Saltz Running a restaurant brings in less money than building swimming pools, says Arthur Alves, the owner of Chi-Chi’s BBQ, Trenton’s only Portuguese restaurant — but it’s a...

Ex-firefighter’s hot dog stand caters to local heroes

By Myles Ma Even in its nascent months, Captain Paul’s Firehouse Dogs has carved out a following among the firefighters, police officers and emergency medical technicians of the area. Though the...

DeLorenzo’s opens in renovated Mercerville market

By Sandra Farmer Sam Risoldi is a self-described pizza and tomato pie connoisseur, but admits that might be an understatement. “Cut my veins open and you’ll get tomato pie,” he said...

Enhanced menu Villa Barone’s newest ingredient for success

Good cooking is all about finding the right combinations. An exceptional dining experience is no different. Like a well-seasoned dish, a restaurant’s success often relies on achieving a perfect...

With new bistro, Town Center is ‘calda’ once again

As construction on new Washington Town Center buildings proceeds west on Route 33, the original commercial building in Robbinsville’s mixed-use, “smart-growth” community recently has had some momentum of its...

Nomad Pizza settles down in Hopewell Borough

Let it never be said that Tom Grim and Stalin Bedon, owners of Nomad Pizza, haven’t set high standards. “Our goal is to make the best pizza in the country,”...

Chuck’s still winging it after 14 years

What’s hot and has 10,000 wings? A typical day at Chuck’s Big-Time BBQ at 1980 N. Olden Ave. in Ewing, where Khaled Fouad and partner Ahmed Ahmed Jr. serve up...