Recipe of the Month: Thai beef salad from SLA Thai

By STEVEN DeSALVO For Montclair Local Editor’s note: If you’ve eaten a dish at a local restaurant you’re dying to make at home, drop us a note at With spring about a week away, it is...

Faubourg brings French cafe life to town

By PATRICIA CONOVER For Montclair LocalA taste of France arrived in Montclair, just in time for Bastille Day celebrations last week.Who hasn’t noticed the vast space at 544 Bloomfield Ave. transforming into a restaurant and...

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.

COVID-19: Montclair charities try to cope with increase in need

Montclair charities are trying to meet a rising demand for their services amid the COVID-19 outbreak, but their directors say it has been a challenge at times.

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...

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...

In brief: Peach day this Saturday at the farmers’ market

The Montclair Farmers’ Market is hosting a “Peach Party” this week, on Saturday, Aug. 10.

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...

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...