Casino towns always have tons of fantastic dining spots but in recent years Atlantic City has really upped its game. Whether you are looking to grab a slice on the boardwalk or you want a fine dining experience, Atlantic City has it all. Around this town, you can find everything from celebrity chef restaurants inside the casinos to neighborhood joints, diners and quick bites.
Throughout the city you can find an array of international flavors and American favorites. And of course, being on the water, fresh seafood is always a top choice. This is particularly true when you have a waterfront table. No matter your tastes or budget you will always find some awesome dining options in and near Atlantic City including a number of restaurants featured on the Food Network.
Also, in recent years, Atlantic City has become home to a number of distilleries, breweries and beer halls. And don’t forget about the numerous annual foodie events held throughout the year. Perenial favorites include the Downbeach Seafood Fest, the AC Restaurant Week and the Beer and Music Festival.
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It’s easy to talk about all the challenges that came out of a year of lockdowns and the pandemic but there were some good things that resulted from it too. Outdoor dining in Atlantic City was one of them. Prior to COVID-19 your outdoor dining options existed but nowhere near like they do now. But because of the pandemic business owners were forced to get creative in order to stay in business and they did
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Atlantic City is a truly multi-cultural city made up of neighborhoods each with their own flavor. And this is especially true of the Chelsea neighborhood. To promote its cultural diversity the ACDEVCO and the Chelsea Economic Development Corporation have designated August as Empanada Month in Chelsea. To celebrate they are sponsoring the Best Empanada Challenge throughout the month of August. They have partnered with ten neighborhood restaurants including Mexico, Sabor Salvadoreno, Queens, Mr. Taco, El
Our Quest to Find Atlantic City’s Best Authentic Tacos. Here’s What We Found
Whether it’s Taco Tuesday or you’re looking for some beach food or you have a hankering for authentic Mexican tacos, Atlantic City has plenty of very good options. Choose from the casino restaurants, pizza joints, chain establishments, boardwalk take-out and family businesses. With so many options, we got to wondering who had the best authentic Mexican taco on Absecon Island (Atlantic City, Ventnor, Margate and Longport.). But one of the great things about tacos is
Diners, Drive Ins and Dives in Atlantic City and other Food Network Favorites
Not only has Guy Fieri brought his own restaurant to Atlantic City, he has also featured a number of Atlantic City establishments on his program Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives. And he’s not alone. Other Food Network celebrity chefs such as Gordan Ramsay, Bobby Flay, Jose Garces and Wolfgang Puck have all set up residency here in the city. And a number of Food Network stars have highlighted local favorites on their programs as well. Yet,
From Brigantine to Cape May: South Jersey’s Best Farmers’ Markets
With New Jersey being known as the Garden State it only stands to reason that local produce and Farmers’ Markets would be popular in South Jersey. And it seems that most of the communities down the shore have a Farmers’ Market one day a week that sells Jersey Fresh local produce and much more. With so many markets you can hit one nearly every day of the week (except Monday) in a different shore town.