Food & Hospitality

Something’s brewing in beach town of Keansburg

If the weather outside fogs up the second-floor window of Raritan Bay Brewing Co., you’ll see the outline of old telephone number decals on the glass. The foggy imprint “471-0007” is a remnant of the building’s history, once a law office that used to occupy the space where the tasting room now lives. Previous lives of 32...

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Unlikely chef Pollinger reaches top of The Hill

Ben Pollinger was never supposed to be a chef. That’s what he would have told you, anyway, if you’d met him in college. But now a couple decades of ladder climbing and one Michelin star later, he’s ready to open his own restaurant in Closter. After spending nearly an entire career commuting from his New Jersey home to work in...

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