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Morristown’s Vail Mansion reborn as Jockey Hollow

HAVING A BALL: Chris Cannon exudes conviviality at his new Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen in Morristown. Photo by Kevin Coughlin Somewhere, Theodore Vail had to be smiling. The late ...

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Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

THIS WEEKEND September 19-21: The Que by the Sea BBQ Festival and Competition comes to Seaside Heights. The sixth annual competition in the town, it is also recognized as a ...

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EARTH Center Master Gardener Class

Middlesex has found a way to introduce the joys of gardening to the public through a hands-on class that covers a variety of horticulture topics. The EARTH Center Master Gardener ...

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Morristown’s Vail Mansion reborn as Jockey Hollow

HAVING A BALL: Chris Cannon exudes conviviality at his new Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen in Morristown. Photo by Kevin Coughlin Somewhere, Theodore Vail had to be smiling. The late AT&T president never lived in the Morristown palazzo he built during World War I. But it was brimming with life on Thursday. Hundreds of guests […]

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Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

THIS WEEKEND September 19-21: The Que by the Sea BBQ Festival and Competition comes to Seaside Heights. The sixth annual competition in the town, it is also recognized as a Mid-Atlantic Barbeque Association State Championship. Contestants from three states will compete in four categories: chicken, ribs, pork and brisket. Admission is free. Grant Avenue, Seaside […]

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EARTH Center Master Gardener Class

Middlesex has found a way to introduce the joys of gardening to the public through a hands-on class that covers a variety of horticulture topics. The EARTH Center Master Gardener Class trains community volunteers in earth-friendly gardening and environment-friendly principles. Held at the center’s headquarters at Davidson Mill Pond Park (42 Riva Ave., South Brunswick), […]

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Jersey’s Best Bartenders Battle it Out

The Iron Shaker returns for its second season and Jersey Bites will be serving on three of the judges’ panels. Tomorrow night (Thursday, September 18) kicks off the first of the competitions. The North Bartender Playoffs start at 7 p.m. at Lulu’s at the W Hotel in Hoboken. Tickets are $25 and that includes a sampling of cocktails […]

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Le Malt Brings Brown Spirits to Colonia

When opening Le Malt lounge in Colonia, Wine Chateau decided to put a unique twist on the concept. Rather than simply selling wine like most lounges, the establishment focuses on brown spirits – Scotch, bourbon, and Cognac, for starters. With more than 750 brown spirits and more than 100 wines, the locale is ideal for liquor […]

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Recipe: Chipotle Cheddar Potato Soup

There’s nothing quite like a pot of soup simmering on the stove when there’s a chill in the air. Fall is making its appearance and Chipotle Cheddar Potato Soup is the perfect solution for a bone-chilling day! The creaminess of the soup is so comforting and the hint of spice will help to warm you up! Recipe […]

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29th Annual Crystal Springs Oktoberfest

Crystal Springs’ Oktoberfest will take place Saturday and Sunday, September 21 and 22, at Mountain Creek Resort (200 Route 94, Vernon, NJ). Attracting over 12,000 people annually, this is the largest Oktoberfest in New Jersey and will offer dozens of German sausages and beers, spit-fire roasted meats, live music, and games for kids young and old. This year, the popular […]

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Luxx Chocolat: From Bergen County to the World

Savor Sinfully Divine Artisan Chocolate: Luxx Chocolat Chef and Master Chocolatier Lisa Mecray Rogers is an artist and chocolate is her medium. Her “Xquisite and Xtraordinary” creations are almost too pretty to eat, (almost!). Once she describes them, your mouth will water and you won’t be able to resist. My advice? Buy a box and hide […]

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Food Events in New Jersey

Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

THIS WEEKEND September 12 and 13: The New Jersey Chefs Tableside Dinner and Wine Weekend heads to the Westin Governor Morris. The two-day event kicks off with a five-course tableside dinner on Friday night at 7 p.m. Saturday begins with a champagne lunch at 1 p.m., and is followed by a 100-point dinner featuring 100 point rated wines and […]

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23rd Annual Culinary Classic: Fight Hunger in Style

This sponsored article is brought to you by the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Interested in sampling cuisine from more than 25 local restaurants? Visit the 23rd Annual Culinary Classic, hosted by the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. The event, held next Monday, September 22, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Doolan’s Shore Club […]

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