Robert’s Steakhouse, my favorite steakhouse in the city, is offering another spectacular wine dinner, and this one should be a lot of fun.
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa has really been stepping up its culinary offerings recently. After demonstrations with its resident Iron Chefs Bobby Flay and Geoffrey Zakarian, this week the casino resort will try something a little less familiar to its customers as it hosts QVC’s “In the Kitchen with David” star David Venable for a cooking demonstration and book signing on Saturday, Sept. 14.
One of the most fun events of the year returns to the Tropicana Casino and Resort on Monday, Aug. 26, as more than 20 restaurants unite for a good cause at the sixth annual Taste of the Quarter.
When Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa closed Seablue: A Michael Mina Experience last year, it promised to do some interesting events in the dining room of the now casual lounge and restaurant, 28 West. As always, Borgata will live up to its promise starting this weekend as Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian will offer a pop-up restaurant in the space for three nights, giving Atlantic City a taste of what his critically-acclaimed The Lambs Club in New York is all about.
The annual Atlantic City Country Club Clambake Open returns for its seventh year on Sunday, Aug. 11, and is one of the legendary club’s signature events worth checking out. The format is a two-man better ball tournament, but the highlight of the day is Executive Chef Ed Daggers’ amazing clam bake that includes local clams and oysters on the half shell with citrus cocktail sauce; open-roasted suckling pig; BBQ chicken; seafood paella with shrimp chorizo sausage, olives, herbs, saffron rice and Jersey Fresh veggies; homemade desserts and ice cream and more.
Two of the best restaurants in the city, Stephen Starr’s Continental and Buddakan, recently rolled out new menus that are certainly impressing diners this summer.
Sometimes a little change is a good thing. Even though Chelsea Prime, the highly rated restaurant in The Chelsea in Atlantic City, was among the best of the many restaurants arriving during that derecho of steak houses a few years back, demographics change as quickly as a strong wind.
So many restaurants brag about their farm-to-table dining options, but few take it to the level that Caesars Entertainment recently has.
If you’re looking for an awesome, inexpensive wine experience this weekend, then you should definitely hit Atlantic City Country Club in Northfield.
Revel Hotel-Casino basically had everything you wanted from a culinary standpoint from Italian (Lugo) to seafood (Azure) to a Belgian roadhouse (Mussel Bar) to a steakhouse (American Cut) to a burger joint (Village Whiskey), even a Spanish tapas restaurant (Amada) and a taco truck (Distrito Cantina/Guapas Tacos).
Phillips Seafood will once again get in on the Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival action with its own Spiked Brunch noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 27. Located inside The Pier Shops at Caesars, Phillips Seafood never disappoints at this annual brunch prepared by Executive Chef Paul Drew and his staff.
Atlantic City Country Club Executive Chef Ed Daggers will once again blow lobster lovers’ minds on Thursday, July 18, when he presents his annual Lobster-feast.
Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar inside The Quarter at the Tropicana Casino and Resort continues its annual tradition of celebrating National Daiquiri Day and the birthday of Nobel Prize-winning author and Cuban rum enthusiast Ernest Hemingway by offering some new concoctions.
The popularity of burgers across the nation continues to grow, particularly in Atlantic City, where a number of burger bars and restaurants have opened recently.
When Kyle Williams opened Scales, his second restaurant in Gardner’s Basin, following the successful Back Bay Ale House, he was hoping to duplicate the same long-term success story that the building’s previous tenants — the Flying Cloud — enjoyed for many years.
It’s a big deal when a casino opens one restaurant. This month, Tropicana Casino and Resort opened six.
As if six new restaurants weren’t enough, the Tropicana will add another new franchise to its roster in two weekend when Wet Willies makes its Atlantic City debut,
The term game-changer is something that seems to be thrown around Atlantic City a little too often lately. But, if early indications are any sign of how successful Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville and its beachfront Landshark Bar & Grill are going to be, they are definitely game-changers.
If you are going to check out the Atlantic City Airshow on Wednesday, June 26, you might want to consider checking it out from Fin inside the Tropicana Casino and Resort, which will open its doors 11 a.m. for a $25 buffet that will include a salads, entrees and summer goodies. It offers a beautiful balcony perfect to view the show. Plus, if you prefer to be indoors, the windows are ceiling to floor. Go to OpenTable.com.
There are few places as peaceful and serene in Atlantic City as Historic Gardner’s Basin. In the heart of the area sits a local’s favorite: Gilchrist Restaurant & Marina.
Alan Angeloni grew up in the restaurant business around the Trenton area, washing dishes in his family’s restaurant at 9 years old. Maybe that is why the 57-year-old owner of Angeloni’s II in Atlantic City says he is really 104.
When it comes to shore institutions, it doesn’t get much more legendary than Fred’s Tavern. The Stone Harbor destination has been around since the 1930s when Fred Menzel opened it right after Prohibition.
Thanks to Jose Garces, Revel finally has an Asian dining concept. The Iron Chef recently debuted Yuboka, offering dim sum, Asian-inspired small plates and noodles.
Revel's new restaurant, Relish, is now open. The 24-hour cafe occupies the former Michel Richard Central restaurant. Revel is calling it "a diner with a pedigree" as it offers breakfast, homemade pastas, burgers, sandwiches, salads, soups and entrees including comfort foods such as meatloaf.
When Landry’s Inc., owner of Golden Nugget Atlantic City and popular chain restaurants such as Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., the Rainforest Cafe and Morton’s Steakhouse, bought another popular chain, McCormick & Schmick’s last year, it had major work to do.
When The Melting Pot opened in Atlantic City in December 2007, Owner Charlie Haney was perfectly fine with opening an upscale restaurant with a dining experience that most people would go to for special occasions a few times a year.
Ono Chinese Bistro in Atlantic City’s Atlantic Club Casino Hotel will kick off its new Sunday Jazz Brunch Sunday, May 19, with live music, mimosas and endless food options.
Moms come in all styles and shapes. Lucky for us, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to thanking them for all they have done for us. While jewelry or flowers might be the way to go for some, most mothers can be satisfied with a special meal.
Revel lost one of its best restaurant’s Sunday when Michel Richard’s Central permanently closed after its last brunch.
There are many wine events that occur regularly in Atlantic City, but Robert’s Steakhouse’s wine dinner on Wednesday, May 15, is a can’t-miss-event for lots of reasons.
If you’re looking for some interesting offerings for Mother’s Day, here’s some suggestions:
Lugo is moving. But it won’t be moving too far. The excellent Italian trattoria inside Revel will move to the former One location in hopes to be open by June 15. And it will have a new name: Lugo Italian.
Dizzy Dolphin, Atlantic Club Casino Hotel, Boston Avenue and The Boardwalk, Atlantic City, 609-347-7111. Sunday: noon to 2 a.m. will feature mojitos and margaritas ($5).
When it comes to restaurants that have hundreds of locations across the country and more than 20 locations in other countries around the world, you have to think they’re doing something right.
Wow! What a difference new ownership can make. Since Landry’s Inc. — owners of restaurant chains that include Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Rainforest Cafe and The Chart House, as well as Golden Nugget casinos in Atlantic City and Las Vegas — bought Morton’s the Steakhouse, the national chain has gone from what seemed like an outdated boardroom classic steakhouse to a contemporary culinary destination.
Everyone may be talking about Margaritaville coming to Resorts Casino Hotel this summer, but there are plenty of other changes coming to the resort in the very near future, as well.
You probably didn’t know this — why would you? — but April 26 is National Pretzel Day, and Caesars Entertainment is celebrating with some specials.
Always creative and innovative, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa recently unveiled another great place to grab a bite and drink when it debuted 28 West Bar and Bites in the former SeaBlue by Michael Mina location.
Iron Chef Jose Garces will be the center of attention at Revel on Thursday and Friday, April 18 and 19, for two special events at two of his three restaurants inside the casino-resort.
Old Homestead will continue Borgata’s Savor Borgata Culinary Series 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, with a Scotch dinner that will pair three courses from the restaurant Zagat named Atlantic City’s “Top Restaurant” for 2012 and 2013 with scotches.
On the heels of successful beer and martini weeks, the Tropicana Casino and Resort is offering foodies a special week as it offers its first Seafood Week from Sunday, April 14, to Saturday, April 20.
When it comes to gourmet dining in Atlantic City, you can’t ignore the tempting wine dinners.
When the partners involved in the Vagabond Kitchen & Tap House were kicking around some ideas for their new restaurant, they wanted a place that would have great pub food. They also wanted a place with a great selection of craft beers to go with the food.
I’m not sure many people are aware that there is an actual “National Empanada Day,” but there is. And it’s on Monday, April 8. And what better place is there to celebrate this “holiday” than Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar inside The Quarter at the Tropicana Casino and Resort.
While some holidays require special attention to certain traditional foods such as turkey for Thanksgiving or prime rib for New Year's Eve, Easter is the one holiday we can really let our imaginations run wild at the dinner table.
Ever since Resorts Casino Hotel opened its doors in 1978, Capriccio has been offering diners gourmet Italian cuisine. And there’s a reason it’s still there.
People ask all of the time, "What is your favorite restaurant in Atlantic City?" One of my common answers: "Izakaya." Then they ask, "Who has the best sushi?" My answer: "Izakaya."
On the yearly calendar of national events, there is one holiday that stands out from all the rest. It's St. Patrick's Day, when those with the smallest amount of Irish heritage still lay claim to a certain taste of the Emerald Isle.
You probably didn’t know it, but Thursday, March 14, is potato chip day, and Caesars Entertainment is having fun by offering some specials at its restaurants.
Restaurant Week is always successful in Atlantic City, and a selection of restaurants are keeping up the momentum by extending their special discount menus.