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Year round and local, why we love scallops

Having a working fishing fleet right on LBI is so important to our restaurants. But the one product that comes from the sea through our docks that’s always entirely local is scallops. With all of our other products, we buy local whenever it’s available. It assures freshness and tends to be high quality products. But […]

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The rich history of LBI Pound Fishing

Pound fishing was never an easy way to make a living. But this is the New Jersey Coast, and we do what we have to do. We’re  inspired by those who came before us and looking back at those who paved the way for our coastal communities is a great way to appreciate our history.   […]

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Upping the Steaks – Our commitment to quality meats

There’s no doubt that we’re known for our seafood. We’ve built our eateries on the long local tradition of food that comes from out ocean and local bays. But when we opened the Old Causeway, we knew we wanted to offer something more. And a steakhouse was a logical direction. All of our steaks are […]

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Winter fishing and harvest: Challenges of the arctic freeze

The temperatures this winter haven’t just been below freezing. They’ve been brutal. Can anyone remember a stretch where we struggled to get out of the teens like that? The Barnegat Bay has been frozen for weeks. But regardless of the Polar Vortexes and beard icicles, folks still love fresh seafood and we still work with […]

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Coastal Contemporary Weddings at Parker’s Garage

  There will undoubtedly be some engagements announced in the next two weeks, with couples dreaming of and planning a day of magic that will live in their hearts forever. Families have long come to us for years to prepare food for their celebrations at many of our incredible local venues. But when we opened […]

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The Community Philosophy

We have a pretty broad definition of community. It includes our generous friends, the families who patronize our restaurants year after year, our hardworking staff, and the local fishermen/farmers from whom we source fresh food, and the amazing group of businesses here. All of these play a huge role in the success of our restaurants […]

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The Time for Tuna

What’s better than a fat tuna steak just barely grilled on either side? Well, you might say Tuna Crackers or a nice cut of Yellowfin on a sandwich with wasabi mayo. It’s certainly open to debate. Having the best and freshest fish is of upmost importance to us, across all of our restaurants and every […]

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Summer’s Fleeting Soft Shells

There are several types of fare that truly define summer at the New Jersey Shore. Of course there are the tomatoes that came into season a few weeks ago, sweet and juicy all over the state. There’s boardwalk pizza, favorite ice cream parlors, and the smell of peppers and onions on the grill. But at […]

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