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Local Urban Kitchen in Point Pleasant Beach

Satisfying Every Diet Question: Where can you bring all of your hard-core vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, paleo, and “junk food” friends, to lunch where they’ll all be able to enjoy the ...

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Smithville Peanut Butter Co.

If your culinary fantasies involve Reese’s or a big jar of chunky peanut butter with a spoon, your peanut butter dreams just may come true at the new Smithville Peanut Butter Co. ...

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Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

This weekend: January 23: Help foster therapeutic programs while munching on cheese. The Salt Creek Grille hosts a Wine and Cheese Tasting Event from 7 to 10:30 p.m. There will ...

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Local Urban Kitchen in Point Pleasant Beach

Satisfying Every Diet Question: Where can you bring all of your hard-core vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, paleo, and “junk food” friends, to lunch where they’ll all be able to enjoy the food? (And no, this is not a trick question.) Answer: Local Urban Kitchen in Pt. Pleasant. Believe it or not, Local Urban Kitchen, aka LUK, is the […]







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Smithville Peanut Butter Co.

If your culinary fantasies involve Reese’s or a big jar of chunky peanut butter with a spoon, your peanut butter dreams just may come true at the new Smithville Peanut Butter Co. Located in the Village Greene at Historic Smithville, just a stone’s throw from Atlantic City, the shop’s grand opening was December 6. It’s everything peanut […]







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Food Events in New Jersey

Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

This weekend: January 23: Help foster therapeutic programs while munching on cheese. The Salt Creek Grille hosts a Wine and Cheese Tasting Event from 7 to 10:30 p.m. There will also be live music and a raffle. Tickets are $125 and benefit Special People United to Ride (SPUR), a therapeutic horse riding program for people […]







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Healthy Cooking Courses in North Jersey

If you live in the NYC/northern New Jersey area, and you’re interested in learning more about simple and delicious healthy cooking, what it means to eat “clean,” and living a long-term, sustainable healthy lifestyle, a few courses I’ll be teaching may bring a perfect opportunity for you to embark on a life-changing healthy lifestyle journey. All of the recipes taught […]







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Wolfgang’s Steakhouse Comes to Somerville

On Wednesday, January 14, the internationally renowned Wolfgang’s Steakhouse hosted a VIP opening reception at its very first New Jersey location, in Somerville. Jersey Bites was invited for a wonderful evening of fine food and drink and we predict that Wolfgang’s will gain a real following. The evening kicked off with the mayor of Somerville, Brian Gallagher, leading the ribbon cutting ceremony. […]







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Cape May Brewing Company is Jersey Fresh

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture’s (NJDA) Jersey Fresh quality grading and marketing program is one of the most successful in the country. According to the program’s website, “This voluntary program, established in 1985, enhances regional and national marketability of more than 80 New Jersey commodities and assures consumers and wholesale buyers that the products meet […]







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Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

This weekend: January 17: Head over to Pompton Lakes to support the Music Parents Association’s 2nd Annual Tri-County Pizza Showdown. Admission is $5 per person for all-you-can-eat pizza and soda. For an additional $5, guests can participate in a pizza-eating contest. Event is from noon to 2 p.m. Participants include Tony’s of Pompton Lakes, Brother Bruno of […]







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Bluestone Coffee Company in Montclair

How do you know a restaurant is a good brunch place? When it’s only open until 2:30 in the afternoon! This is the kind of place that only does breakfast, brunch, and lunch, so they know their stuff when it comes to morning eats. Bluestone Coffee Company is an unassuming café in the heart of […]







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Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

This weekend: January 10: Slow Food Central Jersey hosts one of only five winter farmer’s markets, featuring the best of baked goods, mushrooms, cheese, wines, sauces and more. The event also includes live music. Admission is a suggested donation of $3. D&R Greenway Land Trust, Johnson Education Center, 1 Preservation Place, Princeton, 609-933-4452. And beyond: […]







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Chef Spotlight: Fortunato Nicotra of Felidia

Fans of Lidia Bastianich – the impresaria of Italian cooking who instructs and entertains through her beloved television shows, cookbooks, and restaurants across the U.S. – might not be surprised to learn that Felidia, her Manhattan flagship, has been serving delighted customers since 1981. (That’s practically a century in restaurant years.) What those fans might not […]







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