New Jersey now has a small batch of craft spirit distillers

Rum distiller at Cooper River Distillers | southjerseylocavore.com

Last week I visited all the distilleries New Jersey has to offer – all two of them. Recent changes in distillery laws have made it more reasonable for those who want to brew spirits to open distilleries, and now our wonderful state is producing small batch, artisanal spirits. Last Thursday night, Cooper River Distillers held […]

Locavore odds and ends: At Tortilla Press and Bistro Di Marino in Collingswood, you no longer have to bring your own

Farm and Fisherman Tavern & Market free fixins bar for the $5 Happy Hour burger in May | southjerseylocavore

Now that spring is finally in full swing (yet I’m still sitting at my desk with the space heater next to me), it’s time to get back to my weekly odds and ends on Fridays – a roundup of news, event, and anything else I find relevant. Big, exciting news! Beginning this week, The Tortilla […]

Catelli Duo in Voorhees has an impressive commitment to local foods

Catelli Duo's Quartet of cellos - apple, blood orange, pistachio and chocolate | southjerseylocavore.com

Sixteen courses, my friends. That’s what I was treated lat month at Catelli Duo. I was there to talk about the Voorhees Town Center restaurant’s use of local foods and sustainability initiatives, and I did. I also enjoyed quite a feast that I wasn’t expecting. Chef Lou Imbesi sent out dish after dish of really good […]