Holidays, Restaurant News, Restaurants, South Jersey, Uncategorized

Give the Gift of a Great Meal

Want to give the gift of a great night out with friends or family? Consider supporting a Garden State restaurant and pick up a gift card or two to one of your ...

Central New Jersey, Events, Holidays, Uncategorized

A Night Out: New Year’s Eve 2014

“What are we doing for New Year’s Eve?” “Where should we go?” The answers to these questions—and more—may very well be listed below. And if you know of another great ...

easy entertaining, Holidays

Keeping It Simple with Kings

Usually I’m relegated to last-minute appetizer prep and wine-opening duty on Thanksgiving, but I spent this past holiday with my future in-laws, and my help in the kitchen was more ...

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Give the Gift of a Great Meal

Want to give the gift of a great night out with friends or family? Consider supporting a Garden State restaurant and pick up a gift card or two to one of your favorite eateries. If you need a bit of inspiration, check out the list below, with links to coverage by the Jersey Bites writing team. Mangia! ATLANTIC […]

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A Night Out: New Year’s Eve 2014

“What are we doing for New Year’s Eve?” “Where should we go?” The answers to these questions—and more—may very well be listed below. And if you know of another great New Year’s Eve celebration happening in the Garden State, let us know and we’ll add it! Bloomfield The Orange Squirrel will offer three prix-fixe menus for […]

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Keeping It Simple with Kings

Usually I’m relegated to last-minute appetizer prep and wine-opening duty on Thanksgiving, but I spent this past holiday with my future in-laws, and my help in the kitchen was more than welcomed. Wednesday, as the snow fell outside, my future mother-in-law and I spent the entire afternoon in the kitchen preparing casseroles and cookies. Around […]

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Food Events in New Jersey

Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

UPCOMING EVENTS! December 17: Westfield Memorial Library presents “Eating Healthy During the Holidays,” hosted by writer Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta. The program will discuss the best nutritional holidays recipes and helpful hints on healthy eating. It is open to any Westfield Memorial Cardholders or members of MURAL, the Middlesex County library exchange program. Westfield Memorial Library, 550 […]

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Last-Minute Foodie Gift Ideas

  Still looking for gift ideas for the foodie(s) in your life? Look no further than this handy list of delicious and, in some cases, educational, possibilities. A gift certificate to one of these businesses is a great way to support small, local businesses while giving big! Bongiovi Brand Pasta Sauce — Luxury tomato sauce. Read […]

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Talula’s in Asbury Park

  Last month, I was lucky enough to get a sneak peek into Talula’s before the eatery opened its doors in Asbury Park. That sneak peek didn’t include any food, so when I was invited to join them for dinner, I practically ran there! Let me tell you, it was everything that I had hoped it would […]

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BEX Eatery & Catering Co. in Califon

Creating amazing food takes a certain level of artistic talent and a passion for what is delicious. At BEX eatery & catering co., you can taste the creativity and passion for whole, healthy, and delicious food with each bite. Together, Becky Geisel and Joan Nitti have created a destination eatery that is slow-food delightfulness at […]

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Cookbook and Recipe: The Pollan Family Table

Recently, I had the pleasure of attending a book signing/cooking demo featuring the Pollan family. You may be familiar with actress Tracy Pollan, who is married to Michael J. Fox. Tracy, along with her sisters, Dana and Laurie, and their mother, Corky, have written a warm and practical cookbook, The Pollan Family Table, that has been a […]

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Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

THIS WEEKEND December 5 to 7: Enjoy holiday wine with your holiday shopping at Tuckerton Seaport’s Christkindlmarkt. The festival features horse-drawn cart rides, crafts, live music, and holiday desserts accompanied by drinks from local wineries. Admission is $3. Tuckerton Seaport, 120 Main Street, Tuckerton, 609-296-8868. December 5: Raw food coach and chef Karen Ranzi visits the […]

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Patterson Family Farm in Auburn, NY

Do you know where your milk comes from? I do. No, this isn’t a joke with a cutsie answer (“duh, a cow,” or worse yet, “duh, the store”). I mean, how does it get from the cow to the store to you? The process may surprise you. On a recent weekend in New York’s beautiful Finger […]

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