VOL. 39 | NO.03
18 IN BRIEF Investigations plague the
governor; renowned Brooklyn-born
novelist James McBride plants roots
in Lambertville; Morris Plains store
owners raise puppies for the Seeing
Eye; Rutgers professor writes about life
among Edison’s Indian expats.
27 ONLY IN NEW JERSEY
Commentary By Steve Adubato.
28 SOCIAL DATEBOOK
Celebrations and fund-raisers.
Your guide to fashion and shopping.
33 QUICK TIME The Jersey-bred author
of Silver Linings Playbook finds success
following his bliss.
By Tammy La Gorce
36 SUNNYSIDE UP At the last of Jersey’s
big family egg farms, the rural life is all
it’s cracked up to be.
By Sharon Hazard
EAT AND DRINK
92 REVIEWS Orange and Olive in Jersey
City; Centro Grille in Robbinsville; Carriage House Bistro & Bar in Millburn.
94 CATCHING A WAVE
A Runnemede company’s funny food
costumes let restaurants strut their stuff.
By Tammy La Gorce
99 STATEWIDE DINING
Our latest restaurant listings.
12 FIRST WORD By Kate S. Tomlinson
85 GET OUT Events around New Jersey.
168 EXIT RAMP Discovering just the right
bottle for the brainy bunch.
By Ingrid Steffensen
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