Caneda’s White Rooster: An Interview with Patricia Caneda

  Q: Do you think Toms River is ready for this? A: I think Toms River needs this. It was only a few years ago that Caneda's "An Empanada Experience" snuck up on us on Fischer Boulevard in Toms River and gave the gastronomically-curious a small sampling of Cuban cuisine in empanada form. But owner … Continue reading Caneda’s White Rooster: An Interview with Patricia Caneda

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Jersey Biting: Chef Spotlight on Mark Smith of Tortilla Press

Back in 2009, we started to conduct interviews with chefs and other folks in the South Jersey food and beverage industry. Our very first interview was with Chef Mark Smith of The Tortilla Press in Collingswood. Though we were relatively new food writers, he was friendly and very generous with his time. We still love … Continue reading Jersey Biting: Chef Spotlight on Mark Smith of Tortilla Press

EiSJ Interview with…Chef Mirko Loeffler of Mirko’s – A Taste of Europe

This week is Fall Harvest Week, brought to you by SJ Hot Chefs. More than 40 restaurants in Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester counties are participating, inlcuding Mirko's-A Taste of Europe in Voorhees. Opened earlier this year, Mirko's presents a number of European cuisines in their pure forms-no fusion cooking going on here. Chef Mirko Loeffler  … Continue reading EiSJ Interview with…Chef Mirko Loeffler of Mirko’s – A Taste of Europe

EiSJ Interview with…Chef Lucas Manteca

Ever since we first tried Sea Salt back in 2008 we have wanted to meet and interview Chef Lucas Manteca. And then, when he made the move to The Ebbitt Room, one of our favorites dining spots in South Jersey, we REALLY wanted to meet and interview him. Finally, we recently got that chance. This … Continue reading EiSJ Interview with…Chef Lucas Manteca

Say Cheese! The Seaside Cheese Company

I can’t seem to get myself out of Cape May these days and why should I when just about everything I could ever need or want in terms of culinary delights is right at my fingertips.  Award winning restaurants, great wines, coffee, beer, and now cheese.  Husband and wife team Steve and Barbara White opened … Continue reading Say Cheese! The Seaside Cheese Company