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Big Joe Shares His Favorite Jersey Restaurants; 2 in a Series

I’m a big fan of restaurants that have a rich history and Bahrs Landing in Highlands has a wonderful rich tradition of serving Shore diners outstanding seafood since 1917. John Bahrs grabbed the kids and his boat and gathered clams and fish for the neighborhood over 100 years ago. I’ve been going to Bahrs since my grandfather took us there when I was just a kid. It’s been both a family destination and family owned for over 100 years. The restaurant business is tough and to have longevity is hard to come by. Bahrs is successful because it’s good.
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NJ.com

N.J. bakery known for its cookies opening 2 more locations

The Cookie Connect, a Bloomfield-based bakery, will be opening two more stores in New Jersey. Known for its cookies, cereal-topped soft-serve ice cream, shakes and popular cookie cups, the bakery will be expanding to Hoboken (88 South St.) and Morristown (305 1st St.). Although an official opening date has yet...
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New York City, NYNew York Post

Illegal East Village dining shed a sign of what’s to come

A duplex Japanese dining shed in the middle of East Fourth Street? Next, how about a caviar pavilion with a rooftop pool?. The city for once acted swiftly in nixing a flagrant violation of outdoor dining regulations. The fiasco demonstrated the urgency to turn anything-goes rules into a rational, public-respecting framework worthy of the Big Apple. Thanks to the Open Restaurants program to give struggling eateries an alfresco lifeline, owners threw up every ramshackle structure short of a skyscraper to cram in as many bodies as possible. Many of them actually doubled the number of seats without costing owners an additional dime in rent.
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Events in NYC: What’s Happening This Weekend?

If you are looking for something fun to do this weekend, check out some of these events in NYC. From yoga classes to food festivals, NYC is buzzing with all sorts of events this weekend that you can attend for free or for a small entrance fee. So if you want to explore what your home city can offer, keep on reading.
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Celebrity Sommelier charged with arson by setting nearby restaurants’ outdoor dining structures on fire

A celebrated New York City sommelier has been charged and arrested on two felony accounts of arson for allegedly setting outdoor dining sheds ablaze.Ganzer, who was once named a Food & Wine Magazine “sommelier of the year,” is a partner at the popular La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels wine bar on the Lower East Side, making his misdeeds all the more unsettling: Surveillance footage captured the Ganzer lighting at least two other Downtown restaurants’ sidewalk dining structures on fire this past year. It’s unclear what Ganzer’s motives were for starting the fires, though some outlets report that Ganzer targeted...
Selden, NYNewsday

Al Masry Egyptian market opens in Selden

A few months ago I had never tasted Egyptian food. Then in April, I found my way to Aubergine food truck in Plainview and was initiated into the mysteries of koshari (the Egyptian national dish, a savory pileup of rice, lentils, pasta topped with tomato sauce, fried onions and chickpeas). Now, a scant four months later, comes Al Masry Grocery, a new Egyptian market in Selden.
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NYC’s Saint Theo's: An Italian Restaurant That Honors Venice

Just a short walk from the briny breezes of the Hudson River, a new trattoria inspired by the flavors of Italy’s many coasts is now open in the West Village: Saint Theo’s. Between the cozy banquettes, crisp white tablecloths, and Murano glass, an elegant blend of green – think: basil, mint, and pistachio – greets the eye, as if interior architect Martin Brudnizki (from the Bellagio, Annabel’s, and Harry’s Bar) dreamed up a restaurant that could feel like a palate cleanser for the body.
New York City, NYPosted by
Salon

10 types of tomatoes we aspire to eat every day this summer

Every month, Melina Hammer, Food52's very own Hudson Valley correspondent, is serving up all the bounty that upstate New York has to offer. We have entered my favorite season: the season of gorging on tomatoes. I grow both hybrid and heirloom tomatoes at Catbird Cottage, and once the first fruits have ripened, after a gleeful harvest, there are BLT sandwiches and numerous batches of sauce and confit that follow. I clear the calendar to bottle my surplus, preserving the season so I can enjoy their exceptional flavor year-round.
New York City, NYElle

Lady Gaga Stepped Out in a Black Mini Dress With a Dramatic Lace Collar

Lady Gaga never misses a chance to show off her sartorial prowess. On Friday, she stepped out of her hotel in New York City wearing an Andrew Gn black mini dress with a dramatic white lace collar. The dress features studded buttons and structured shoulders and reportedly retails for $2,715. Per Just Jared, she was on her way to rehearsals for her concerts with Tony Bennett at Radio City Music Hall on August 3 and 5.
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Products of the Week: Linen Loungewear, One Hitters and a Grateful Dead x Levi’s Collab

Nota bene: If you buy through the links in this article, InsideHook may earn a small share of the profits. Each week, our inbox runneth over with news of gear, apparel and tech releases from around the world. In this feature, we’ll parse through the best of them. Today: Parachute’s men’s linen loungewear collection, a pocket-sized one hitter from Session and an official Levi’s x Grateful Dead collaboration.