There is an old theory started by the French that the first bite of any piece of food is the best one, and it makes sense. Think about any amazing meal you have eaten — before that first bite your brain takes you on a wild emotional ride, mixing a palpable sense of mystery with anticipation,…

I first came to Atlantic City as a kid in the 1980s. Being the son of two teachers, my parents would take my brother and me to A.C. at least once a year in November so they could check out the NJEA Teachers’ Convention. Back then, if we wanted go head out for a bite, the nicest options in to…

For those who follow my monthly column, you may recall that I started the year off with a piece on wine goals and curiosity. I am frequently asked how one can learn more about wine, and it’s no different than any other topic: you must do the work. Lucky for us, the work we speak of in our in…

Here in South Jersey, there are plenty of places to grab a beer. But there are only a few events that truly celebrate all things hops and barley So, beer-lovers can rejoice in the prospect of not one, but five beer festivals taking place in the area soon.

Ok, this is really your last chance. You have until Sept. 20, to get your free BOGO Apps Card when you order your 50 Bites+ pass. That’s right — each collective order of 50 Bites+ passes will receive a complimentary BOGO Apps Card that can be used at a multitude of restaurants in both Atlant…