Get ready for restaurant week. And restaurant week. And restaurant week

Collingswood Farm to Fork Restaurant Week 2015 | southjerseylocavore.com

There are three upcoming restaurant weeks happening in the next two weeks. You’ll be hard pressed to hit one of South Jersey’s fine independent restaurants that isn’t participating in one of these special deals. Collingswood Farm to Fork Restaurant Week: July 19-24. A dozen different restaurants in Collingswood are participating in this event. They’ll spotlight foods from […]

The Agricola Cookbook is the must-have local cookbook of the summer

Agricola Cookbook | southjerseylocavore.com

I’m not even sure where to start with Agricola Cookbook because almost every recipe is begging for me to make it. Filled with recipes from Princeton’s Agricola Community Eatery, it’s subtitled Seasonal American Comfort Food with Style and Grace. I’m counting on the recipes and cooking tips in this book to bump my locavore dishes up a notch […]

The Traveling Locavore: Woodberry Kitchen in Baltimore

Whole wheat pastry from Woodberry Kitchen in Baltimore | southjerseylocavore.com

Last month when the James Beard Foundation handed out its annual awards, the award for the Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic region went to Spike Gjerde of Woodberry Kitchen in Baltimore. Knowing I had a trip to Baltimore planned soon, I made a reservation for brunch at Woodberry Kitchen.  It was definitely the right move to make. […]