Recipe of the month: caramel apple cheesecake satisfies a craving

A caramel apple cheesecake from Creative Confections Café can satisfy a craving.
tacos

Montclair Eats: You can’t have too many tacos

Tacos might be the perfect food, or at least one of them, writes Steven DeSalvo. So he sampled three at different Montclair eateries.
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Move over, Italy: Gelotti of Montclair takes the grand prize

Michael Guerriero, owner and ice cream maker of Gelotti, won the Grand Prize at the Gelato Festival with his blueberry basil.

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...
tiramisu

Recipe of the Month: Irresistible tiramisu at Da Pepo

Tiramisu at Da Pepo masters all the flavors and textures needed for this irresistible dessert. Steven DeSalvo presents the recipe.
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Recipe of the month: Sausage, escarole, and beans will keep you warm

For the last stretch of cold weather, Steven DeSalvo's recipe of the month is a warming dish of hot Italian sausage with escarole and beans.
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Montclair Eats: Java jive, all over town (best cup of joe)

in the latest "Montclair Eats," food writer Steven DeSalvo sacrificed himself to drink coffee all around town. Here are his recommendations!
lamb

Recipe of the Month: easy marinated lamb

Grilling is great in the summer, writes Steven DeSalvo.
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Recipe of the Month: Not a typical burger; vegan pulled pork

Montclair Vegan, a restaurant with many plant-based alternative, offers a "pulled pork" sandwich is a perfect example of a “veganized” comfort food.

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...