Food: four local restaurants make the New Jersey Monthly list

Four local restaurants were cited by New Jersey Monthly in its best restaurants in the stae.

Culture in brief: Montclair Culinary Academy opens Saturday

The Montclair Culinary Academy will have a grand opening on Sunday, Nov. 4, from 6 to 9 p.m., for its permanent location at 550 Valley Road. Academy founder Karan Fischer, an honors graduate of...
madeleines

Recipe of the month: Madeleines for your Valentine!

Madeleines can be decorated for Valentine's Day, and make a lovely treat for your sweetie, writes food writer Steven DeSalvo.
Farm share

From farm to Montclair table – It’s time to pick your CSA

By Jaimie Julia Winterswinters@montclairlocal.newsOver the summer, some Montclairites will learn how to prepare rutabaga, tatsoi and kohlrabi. What’s a kohlrabi, you ask? It’s a vegetable in the cabbage/broccoli family that looks a little like...

Montclair Eats: Fall-flavored pastries

By STEVEN DeSALVO For Montclair LocalIn Montclair Eats, Food writer Steven DeSalvo compares dishes at Montclair restaurants. DeSalvo has a degree in Hospitality Business Management from the University of Delaware, and has worked extensively in...
straw

Clean Water Action partners with Montclair eateries to take a look at straws, disposable...

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsStop grasping at straws!If you go to a restaurant or takeout shop in the Montclair area, or if you’re a restaurant owner, that is what Clean Water Action would like you to...

Brief: Montclair Farmers’ Market open in winter

The Montclair Farmers’ Market is open all year at the Walnut Street train station. Though there are fewer vendors in winter, they write, there is still a large variety of items for sale: “On...
Pizza

Montclair Eats: Pizza by the slice

By STEVEN DESALVO for Montclair LocalAre you hungry? To make a suggestion for Montclair Eats, email culture@montclairlocal.news.Deciding on only three slices of pizza in the entire town of Montclair is incredibly challenging.There are many great...

Halloween: no tricks, lots of treats. What’s your favorite?

What's your favorite? Montclair Local staff weigh in on the long (candy) haul.

Montclair food pantry thanks community for Thanksgiving donations

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt was shaping up to be a difficult Thanksgiving for clients of the Human Needs Food Pantry, but donors came through after the pantry appealed to the community on social media.The food...