Chef Gustavo Gutierrez, formerly the executive chef of The Ridge in Monsey, will be joining Chef Gabe Gilbert on March 10 at Sender’s Smoke Joint at 190 West Englewood Avenue, in Teaneck, for a one-night-only special menu of Cuban delicacies. Chef Gustavo, as he is known, is a well-regarded private chef and caterer who
(Courtesy of Chopstix and Noah’s Ark) For the past 15 years, corned beef and pastrami have been engaged in an epic battle with eggrolls and General Tso to win Teaneck’s Helping Hands Food Pantry annual pre-Passover food collection challenge. Last year, due
Ever since the cocktail was invented it has been a finicky drink, requiring elaborate preparations often compounded in front of the drinker—making it both a drink and a show—and leading in part to its enduring appeal.
However, there are times when mixing a fresh cocktail is impractical. (It
It is truly mind-boggling to think that Purim is around the corner. What has happened in the world since Purim last year is almost unbelievable. Yet, here we are, gearing up for Megilla, shalach manos, the seudah, etc. Baruch Hashem, most of us will be in shul for Megilla and with our loved ones
As some of you may have intuitively observed based on my previous write-ups, I am a huge Israeli wine fan. At this point in my wine tasting journey, I felt it was time to also try wines from different parts of the world. My local wine shop recommended I take a trip to Argentina this week. I am
When you take a bite out of Zadies soft dough hamantaschen, you’re not only transported back to the court of Achashverosh, but to Eastern Europe as well. The soft dough hamantaschen, exclusive to Zadies Bakeshop in Fair Lawn, is an Eastern European tradition, hundreds of years old. “The Eastern Europeans in the
La Cucina di Nava, a new venture from Shalom Yehudiel, owner and executive chef of The Humble Toast, has opened at 192A West Englewood Avenue in Teaneck, with creative, Italian-inspired dairy cuisine in a contemporary environment. Formerly the home of Rabbica, the newly renovated space has a pizza bar that can
When Elie Katz was 21 years old, he spent a lot of money satisfying his love of Chinese food. Then he found a better way: He opened Chopstix. On January 22, Chopstix celebrated 25 years in Teaneck—a significant accomplishment considering most new restaurants fail within the first year or two.
Having recently returned from a highly successful business trip to the UAE, Vered Ben Saadon, owner of Tura Wineries, is excited and optimistic. “After almost a year of not traveling due to COVID-19, the visit to Dubai was like a breath of fresh air,” she says.
(Courtesy of Ram Caterers and MD Hospitality) After many decades of competing against each other to create some of the most creative and unique kosher catering experiences in New York City and other parts
Pier Village, an oceanfront retail, restaurant, hotel and condominium complex in Long Branch, New Jersey, owned by the Kushner Companies, is entering a new phase of its development, adding amenities for its kosher-keeping clientele for the second season in a row.
For this coming spring, the second lease in this new phase of Pier