October 20th, 2011
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Johnny B. Goode, indeed.

Rocker Jon Bon Jovi recently announced the opening of JBJ Soul Kitchen, a pay-what-you-can community kitchen with the tagline "Where HOPE Is Delicious."

A link on Bon Jovi's website solicits donations for the effort, saying, "Soul Kitchen is a community restaurant with no prices on the menu; but a donation of $10 covers the cost of your three course meal. If you are unable to pay, come back and volunteer. Your donation will help us continue our mission of serving nutritious dinners in a warm and welcoming setting, where families can come and meet their neighbors."

The restaurant, in the town of Red Bank in Bon Jovi's native New Jersey, serves a three course meal based on American Regional cuisine. It includes salad or soup, a fish, meat or vegetarian entree and a dessert. The restaurant is housed in an old mechanic shop and boasts a raised-bed vegetable garden to augment the fresh, local, often organic offerings sourced from nearby farms.

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  1. karty kredytowe

    Bacon is so awesome. I love the smell and the taste. Heck, I even think the word bacon is cool.

    October 25, 2011 at 1:00 pm | Reply
  2. Multi-Tasking @ Work

    this definitiley made my day...hope this catches on. You Rock

    October 21, 2011 at 10:24 am | Reply
  3. Jerv

    Finally, some good news!

    October 21, 2011 at 8:02 am | Reply
  4. TX4UREXKARLENE

    This is so Cool !!! I Loved to volunteer at the Gardens – not this one , though .

    October 20, 2011 at 8:40 pm | Reply
  5. JBJingles

    Kudos for this, there is a need all over this country for more of this! I like the name too! ;)

    October 20, 2011 at 5:37 pm | Reply
  6. Evil Grin

    Brava, man. This is really a great idea. I hope it works and expands. If more of that 1% would do this sort of thing, it would go a long way towards making a real difference.

    October 20, 2011 at 2:27 pm | Reply

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