Places to Eat

Ventnor Restaurants Can Team Up with NJ Vineyards to Offer Wine

Will Ventnor restaurants soon be offering a delightful bottle of wine with dinner? We hope so, thanks to NJ and some local vineyards. Ventnor Mayor, Mike Bagnell said;  “I hope local eateries take advantage of that seemingly forgotten announcement. Jersey has some great vineyards. This could really spark a restaurant renaissance here in Ventnor.” Retail …

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Back to the Future. Margate Dairy Bar Redesign and Burger Bar

Doo-wop, beehive hairdos, big cars. That’s the vibe you’ll get at the new Margate Dairy Bar, under construction now. Too young? Ask your parents—or your grandparents—about this seashore institution. An exciting chapter in their 60+ year history, Margate Dairy Bar has been serving up summer memories since 1952. Custards, frozen desserts, burgers, fries, and shakes. …

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Catch longport

Catch in Longport; Cool & Classy Cuisine along the Shore

The restaurant features a lush escape with white lacquered dining chair and booths. Large silver porthole mirrors adorn the Caribbean blue water colored walls, giving you the feel of being on a cruise ship that is taking you away to an exotic island. The bar, all white glass and Carrera marble, white leather bar stools …

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Eco-Friendly Movie Time at Steve & Cookies

MARGATE – Sustainable Margate and the Ventnor Green Team, in conjunction with the Surfrider Foundation South Jersey Chapter, will show the award-winning documentary “Bag It” 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 10 at Steve & Cookie’s by the Bay. The screening is geared to businesses. Admission is free, and light hors d’oeuvres will served. Drinks can be …

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900 Degrees of Old World Flavor at Bocca Margate

Back in October of 2012, Bocca fired up the heart of Margate City. Bocca Coal Fired Bistro pumped over $1.5 million in renovations into their location at Essex & Ventnor Ave. By the look of happy customers and big crowds, the owners of Bocca are certainly receiving a nice return on their investment.  Bocca is more …

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VentnorBUZZ Spotlight: Chefa’s Bakery & Coffee Shop

Daniel Perez knows cake. He’s pretty darn good with pastries and cookies too. Daniel is the man behind Chefa’s bakery of Ventnor. Named after his lovely wife; Chefa, Daniel was busy helping customers as I entered one Friday morning. I stopped in for a cup of coffee, but walked out with a Tiramisu, some FRESH chocolate-dipped …

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Downbeach Foodie Favorite: Ventura’s Greenhouse

Ventura’s Greenhouse The history of the Greenhouse goes back approximately 100 years. Early 1900: A six room apartment house. 1932: During prohibition it was known as a speakeasy. Late 30’s & early 40’s: A tavern serving patrons such as the notorious Dillinger and friends. 1950’s to present day: the most popular summer spot in town …

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Season ends for Margate Community Farmers Market; organizers focus on Thanksgiving and next summer

MARGATE – The local farmers market ended its summer season on Thursday, Sept. 4, but organizers are already focusing on the annual Thanksgiving market and next season. The farmers market, held at Steve and Cookie’s By the Bay, was busy Thursday, but not as busy as it was throughout the summer when seasonal residents joined …

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