Marilyn Johnson

Marilyn is a freelance writer covering the food and drink scene of South Jersey. You can find more of her writing on Philly Grub and NewsBreak.

South Jersey Food Scene Hall of Fame Inductee: Aunt Charlotte’s Candies Merchantville

There aren’t too many places that can claim to be over 100 years old, but Aunt Charlotte’s Candies has been family-owned and operated in downtown Merchantville since 1920! The South Jersey candy shop specializes in handmade chocolates, assorted candies, and nuts. There’s also a gift shop with housewares, stuffed animals, and various ephemera. Their slogan […]

Red’s Rolling Restaurant Food Truck Starting Pick-Up or Delivered Lunches During Winter

Most food trucks go dormant during the winter months or switch to catering jobs as outdoor events requiring food trucks take a pause in cold weather. Megan Hilbert, proprietor of Red’s Rolling Restaurant, which includes three food trucks, will prepare lunches for pick-up for delivery (for a nominal fee) from the homebase in Pennsauken starting […]