Atlantic City, N.J., Foodies rejoice: Come Oct. 15 to Dec. 3, you will have the opportunity to eat 50 morsels that Scott Cronick, food critic, Atlantic City Weekly declares everyone should eat in the city before they die.

The event, 50 Bites, gives participants the ability to eat 50 bites across 50 days for just $50. Cronick is slated to announce more details today. Providers include Gordon Ramsay’s Pub and Grille and Wolfgang Puck and such new restaurants as to newly Iron Room and Wingcraft Kitchen & Beer Bar. Local legends like White House Sub Shop and Knife & Fork also will be part of the event.

“Partnering with Atlantic City Weekly on this 50 Bites promotion fits in with our Atlantic City Restaurant Week mission,” says Larry Sieg, director of marketing, Casino Reinvestment Authority. “We continue to strive to get more visitors and locals to try all of the great restaurants and menu offerings that Atlantic City has to offer.”

Tickets can be purchased at www.atlanticcityweekly.com. More info can also be found on the site. 

If you want to be sure your meeting in the Northeast will strengthen team bonds, consider holding it at Cliff House Maine. Nestled on 70 acres atop Bald Head Cliff on the southern coast of Maine, the luxury property offers 226 guest rooms, including 40 suites, an adjacent 18-hole golf course, and 25,000 square feet of conference and meeting space that can accommodate up to 300 attendees. Venues include the Atlantic Ballroom, with its double-height panoramic windows offering endless views of the Atlantic Ocean.

 

Last November, New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced a comprehensive $450 million “Bring Back Tourism, Bring Back Jobs” recovery package to support New York’s hard-hit tourism sector. Part of that package is a $25 million “Meet in New York” grant program that focuses on venues and events that generate and support business-related travel. “This holistic approach to visitation recognizes the spending habits of business and convention travelers for overnight stays, food, and activities,” the governor’s press office noted.

 

After having closed its doors in November 2019 for an extensive renovation, The Pridwin Hotel & Cottages on Shelter Island, New York, is accepting reservations beginning July 15. The 49-room luxury property, which dates to 1927, will be reopening under the ownership of a collaboration between Cape Resorts, a hospitality investment and management company specializing in adaptive reuse and historical preservation of resort properties, and the Petry family, who has owned and operated the resort since 1961.