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Thanksgiving Volunteering/Donation Opportunities

Looking for a place to volunteer or make a donation this holiday season? Check out the list below. And don’t forget that many of these organizations need support year-round, so consider ...

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Thanksgiving Around New Jersey

If you’re considering a meal out this Thanksgiving, or looking for some catering ideas, check out these options all over the Garden State! Know of another one? Add it to ...

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Jersey Bites Presents the Best of…Pie!

Jersey Bites is looking for the best of bakeries, shops, cafés, diners, and restaurants serving the Garden State’s most delicious dishes within certain categories. And we’re starting with pie! Please provide ...

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Thanksgiving Volunteering/Donation Opportunities

Looking for a place to volunteer or make a donation this holiday season? Check out the list below. And don’t forget that many of these organizations need support year-round, so consider reaching out throughout the rest of the year as well. If you know of an opportunity that’s not included here, please mention it in the […]

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Thanksgiving Around New Jersey

If you’re considering a meal out this Thanksgiving, or looking for some catering ideas, check out these options all over the Garden State! Know of another one? Add it to the comments! Restaurants ASBURY PARK McCloone’s Asbury Grille in Asbury Park has a Thanksgiving Day Buffet from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.  for $29.95 per […]

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Jersey Bites Presents the Best of…Pie!

Jersey Bites is looking for the best of bakeries, shops, cafés, diners, and restaurants serving the Garden State’s most delicious dishes within certain categories. And we’re starting with pie! Please provide the business name/city of your favorite place to get pie in New Jersey by November 30, 2014, by… Commenting below this article Posting to Facebook using #NJBestBites Sharing […]

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Matt & Meera in Hoboken

Fresh Flavors My first encounter with Indian cuisine was on a plane. Airplane food: take a perfectly good dish and let it sit for hours in those warmers and it will ruin just about anything. I thought I didn’t care for the flavors. Over the past few years, though, I’ve completely changed my mind. Now […]

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Food Stylist: A Profile of Amanda Heckert

We can time travel in our minds and imagine Amanda Heckert’s childhood home, her great grandmother and grandmother cooking a feast for the family that usually turned into a five-course meal. The aroma of those freshly cooked farm-grown ingredients that reached the nearby neighbors. It smells like holiday. These were Heckert’s first memories of food […]

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Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

THIS WEEKEND November 15: Howell Farm teaches the basics of bacon, sausage and scrapple making to curious guests. At 11 a.m., guests can learn about the methods of rendering, making pork products, and discerning cuts of pork. Guests can also try pork sandwiches. Admission is $3. Howell Farm, 70 Wooden’s Lane, Lambertville, 609-737-3299. November 15: Relief […]

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Houston’s in Hackensack

Delivering Consistency and Class There’s something to be said for a restaurant that delivers excellent food, service and atmosphere consistently. Sure, there are neighborhood restaurants, chain establishments and first-class gourmand haunts that we each may call a “favorite.” But let’s face it—even our favorite spot has a bad day sometimes. An absent-minded server. A dish […]

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Samba in Montclair

I recently took a spur-of-the-moment trip to Brazil. Without having to dig out my passport, pack a bag, or exchange currency. How did I do that? Well, I was invited to visit Montclair’s only Brazilian restaurant, Samba. Owned by Ilson Goncalves, a native of Brazil, Samba recently welcomed a new chef and new menu. Chef Roberto Carnero, […]

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Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

THIS WEEKEND Every Sunday: iPlay America’s GameTime Bar & Grill hosts a wing-eating contest open to anyone who’s up to the challenge during halftime of both the 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. games. Contestants must eat as many wings as possible in two minutes. The winner gets a $25 gift card to the restaurant as well as a […]

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Jar Goods Classic Red: Product Review and Recipes

I recently received a sample jar of fresh sauce from Jar Goods, based in Hoboken. I always love receiving samples before reviewing a product, because not only does it enable me to relay to my readers a personal encounter with the product, but also because it provides such a wonderful first impression when distributors make a […]

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