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Moving past single use: New Jersey’s plastic bag ban goes into effect on May 4th

Cape May approved an ordinance limiting single-use plastic shopping bags two years ago, and the rest of the state is about to catch up. Beginning May 4th, single-use plastic takeout bags and polystyrene foam takeout containers will no longer be provided by retail and grocery stores or food service businesses throughout the state. Single-use paper… Read more »

5 scallop recipes you can make tonight

Cape May-Wildwood is the one of the largest fishing ports on the East Coast, and one of our stars is the Atlantic Sea Scallop—a meaty, sweet-tasting mollusk that cooks up in just a few minutes and is delicious accompanied by both savory and fruit flavors. If you’ve only had the smaller bay scallops, imagine a… Read more »

Exterior of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry terminal

Behind the scenes at Ferry Park

Exciting news from North Cape May: The team at Exit Zero Hospitality is overhauling the Cape May-Lewes Ferry terminal to create Ferry Park, a collection of waterfront experiences set to open this spring. Included will be a gourmet sit-down restaurant, shopping, outdoor bar, casual seafood restaurant, and grab-and-go cafe. Next summer, they plan to introduce… Read more »

Chez Michel Bakery is back open!

Wonderful news! Chez Michel has opened for the season. You’ll find the bakery at the same location, but a bit bigger than you may remember. Michel told us that he wanted more room to decorate his cakes and pastries. During March, Chez Michel will be open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 7am to 2pm. Michel… Read more »

S’mores French Toast and Chocolate Soup recipes for Valentine’s Day

We’re not looking down on boxed chocolates this Valentine’s Day, but there is something incredible about warm chocolate, especially when temperatures are below freezing (it’s 27 degrees here this morning). Here are two of the Persnickey Chef’s chocolate-inspired recipes: S’mores French Toast and Chocolate Soup. They only call for a few ingredients and come together… Read more »

A look inside the new Behr Brewing

The heavy snow from a weekend blizzard melted just in time for Behr Brewing’s opening day. It left them with a parking lot of black mud churned up by cars of people eager to get inside the navy blue building on Seashore Road. But the staff at Behr wasn’t bothered by some mud. They roped… Read more »