Artist Christopher Janney invites Baristaville to step into a surround-sound installation at Montclair State University. It’s FREE and extremely cool.
Baristanet’s Melody Kettle experiences the intangible “Je ne sais quoi” of the Montclair Farmers Market.
Last week I visited Matarazzo Farm in North Caldwell. I brought home about 25 pounds of tomatoes, half Roma, and half Beefsteak. Not a single tomato met supermarket standards of […]
Tomorrow (Tuesday, August 24th) Greek Taverna, located at 292 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair, is hosting its Second Annual Open House Anniversary Party. Owners, Peter Hajiyerou and Wei Chen, will be […]
There’s something in the air at Highlawn Pavilion – they call it amore. Perhaps it’s the reverberation of marriage proposals past, or the remarkable Italianate aesthetics that have you at […]
“It’s Divine!” Those are the words Chef Jesse Jones, wants to hear each time you enjoy one of his meals. The chef’s style of cooking, New Carolina Cuisine, is a […]
Under the searing heat of the mid-day sun a small group gathered at Eagle Rock Reservation today to hear Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo announce the Eagle Rock reforestation program. […]
With belt tightening measures taking place across the state as well as the nation, every dollar spent is a dollar worth scrutinizing. Baristanet looks at seven towns in Essex County, […]
For me, there are few things more delicious than in-season Heirloom Tomatoes. When Ariane Duarte, owner and chef of CulinAriane, lends her Midas touch to these lutein packing beauties, their […]
Restaurants are like good friends – you could usually count the very best ones on a single hand. Based on the advice of a few good friends, I endeavored to […]
Riddle me this Baristaville: What tiny eatery, somewhat dark, partially obscured by trees, about 30 feet from a Decamp bus stop, directly across the street from a gas station, and […]
This Thursday Gallery U gets “MADE.” The Montclair Arts Development Endevour (MADE) will preview work — including large pieces by Marshall Okin, Christine Wagner, Stan Sudol, Robert Greco, Joe Iurato […]
I’m a Big Red gal, red wines only – no whites, no beer, no champagne, definitely no frozen calorie bombs. But the oppressive summer heat has made my favorite libation […]
My grandfather, a hard-boiled Italian-American, refused to eat “chewing gum.” Therefore, we never ordered pizza – never. My grandmother, a Czech who could cook anything from tripe to tiramisu, made […]