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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.

La Bohemia to Offer Latin Dishes and Gourmet Desserts at New Cafe in Sicklerville

Dominique Santana started Vita Dolce & Co. three years ago, offering gourmet desserts, which morphed into a busy full-service catering business working out of a commercial kitchen. Santana and her team are now opening La Bohemia; an intimate cafe focused on Latin cuisine at 510 Williamstown Road in Sicklerville. See menus below. “Food is my love language, and […]

Goldberg’s Original Bagels is now open in Marlton

A North Jersey bagel shop has opened a South Jersey bagel place, replacing the former Bagelwich at the Village at the Greenes Shopping Center. Goldberg’s Original Bagels is located at 320 Evesboro-Medford Rd in Marlton, serving NY-style bagels, “flagels” (flat bagels), bagel sandwiches for breakfast and lunch, breakfast wraps, omelets, croissants, muffins, and coffee drinks. […]

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar Celebrates National Rum Month

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar in Atlantic City (inside Tropicana Casino & Resort) is toasting one of America’s favorite libations — rum — for the entire month of August. The restaurant is celebrating by offering $15 rum flights from August 1-31 — the El Coqui Flight (Don Q) and Facundo’s Flight (Bacardi)! Each flight gets you three 1-ounce pours of […]

Whims Brewing Opens in Atco

Whims Brewing, South Jersey’s newest family-owned and operated craft brewery, will host a grand opening celebration marking its official introduction to the community this weekend. With music, merch, and visits from local officials, Whims will feature the inaugural selection of brews to be sold out of the brick-and-mortar location. Dorien Saunders is the Owner, Operator, and […]

Pampas Picnics + Rentals Offers 15% Off Bookings for National Picnic Month

Pampas Picnics and Rentals offers intimate pop-up picnic and small gathering packages for your home or remote locations to celebrate any occasion in style. Booking a South Jersey picnic company is the way to go if you’re looking for a stress-free event!  The boutique picnic company, launched by two sisters based in Medford in 2022, creates custom-curated picnic experiences […]