Chef Lucas Manteca Opens Dawgtown Dogs in Rio Grande
NJ.com (January 14 2021) by Maggie Leenas
Dawgtown Dogs is a street-food inspired hot dog joint that uses local ingredients from Swedesboro, Cape May, and Chambersburg, Pennsylvania...
American Way (September 2020) by Adam Erace
The Pivot: How Chef Lucas Manteca Is Shifting Gears During the Pandemic
Men's Journal (July 30 2020) by Adam Erace
“It was looking really good and really strong, then the pandemic came, and we had to undo everything we had planned. We had no idea what the summer would be.”
High Tide for New Restaurants at the Jersey Shore
Philadelphia Inquirer (May 17 2019) by Craig Laban
A star chef is stepping up to his biggest restaurant yet with a new venture in Sea Isle City.
2018 Local Heroes
Edible Jersey (February 23 2018) by Nancy Depalma
Every year, Edible Communities asks you, our readers, to name Local Heroes in six categories...Each winner helps to sustain the healthy bounty that defines and flavors our Garden State.
Taco Shop is a hidden gem worth seeking out
Press of Atlantic City (May 17 2017) by Scott Cronick
Simply put, Manteca’s tacos are the best tacos in South Jersey. Hands down. No one close. Case closed. Don’t even argue...
What to do During Your Next Cape May Staycation
Philadelphia Style Magazine (October 18 2017) by Adam Erace
Forever known for its sleepy beaches and historic gingerbread cottages, Cape May has a new cool factor for foodies and families...
The Jersey Shore’s 25 Most Essential Restaurants
Eater (June 15 2017) by Stefanie Tuder
Everything is made in house at Red Store, an unassuming storefront that’s a contrast to the advanced cookery inside...
10 Hottest Restaurants on the Jersey Shore
Zagat (May 31 2016) by Zagat Staff
Scenic and out of the way, this general store and cafe by day, fine dining destination by night is manned by Lucas Manteca...
The Jersey Shore Seafood Scene is Changing—For the Better
Saveur (April 25 2016) by Chris Malloy
A new crop of fish-loving chefs is slowly but happily transforming the shore's seafood shacks...