Friday Foodstuffs for August 23, 2019

I live in Lacey Township - Forked River to be more specific. When it comes to food happenings, rarely is there ever anything noteworthy to mention 'round these parts. That was before...The Grocery Wars! It started innocently enough (don't they always?). The foreign-based grocery chains Aldi and Lidl decided to open stores here in the … Continue reading Friday Foodstuffs for August 23, 2019

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Honoring Timothy Kohlheim of Shore Fire Grille

I heard the news yesterday afternoon that Timothy Kohlheim had been killed in a car accident the night before. Stunned - completely, utterly stunned. As a writer, I'm supposed to know how to communicate feelings into eloquent words. All I can offer is this: forget for a moment that Tim ran the wonderful and successful … Continue reading Honoring Timothy Kohlheim of Shore Fire Grille

Friday Foodstuffs for August 16, 2019

Man oh man - is summer just zipping on by or what? And the eating adventures have been few and far between for yours truly. Hopefully things will pick up some in the fall. In the meantime, here's all the food happenings fit to print. What's New on the Menu? It sounds as though blueplate … Continue reading Friday Foodstuffs for August 16, 2019

Small Bites for August 11, 2019

No Derek tonight, but the show must go on! And here are the stories from the past week in Philly food that were mentioned my opening segment tonight: Forsythia is a new French restaurant opening in Old City on August 23rd. This is the new project from Chef Christopher Kearse from Will BYOB. The menu … Continue reading Small Bites for August 11, 2019

Friday Foodstuffs for August 9, 2019

Want to spark a good amount of food-loving discussion? How about restaurants that belong in a Hall of Fame? Pete Genovese at nj.com has done just that on the Jersey Eats Facebook group page and plenty of people have responded. I have been giving it some thought myself, and a few places jump out: The … Continue reading Friday Foodstuffs for August 9, 2019