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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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Kings Food Markets’ Summer Produce Program

I have been familiar with the Kings Food Market chain since I moved to Hoboken many years ago. There are two small locations on either side of town and both are always filled with young professionals picking up the essentials: fresh fruits and – especially – the prepared foods. Recently I was invited to the […]

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Try This Hang on to Summer Slaw Recipe

Add a spark to your Labor Day barbecue with my recipe for Summer Slaw.  The salad contains a rainbow of colors and is loaded with a variety of fresh summer veggies and fruits tossed with a sweet and tangy dressing. An alternative to traditional cole slaw, Summer Slaw includes tender baby spinach, tart apples, red […]

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Woodland Park Fairway Firefighters BBQ Throw Down!

Fairway Market has a long history of supporting their local communities. For the last few years, the Paramus location has held an annual firefighters food face-off, a charity event where local firehouse teams compete against each other for the title of “Best BBQ.”  The Paramus events have been very successful, and now the fun comes […]

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Get your Cue on at Down to the Bone

Located on beautiful Lake Lackawanna in Stanhope, NJ, Down to the Bone Barbecue is the brainchild of Owner/Chief Smoker Jeff Feldstein. Feldstein comes to barbecuing via Corporate America where he was the General Manager of a large New York-based court reporting company. After his Wall Street career lost some of its luster, Feldstein decided to […]

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New Jersey Al Fresco Dining Guide

Father’s Day comes at the perfect time for some Al Fresco dining, and we all know that outdoors is Dad’s favorite place to be (next to the BarcaLounger). We’ve got some suggestions from Hudson County to Atlantic County, and our favorite places in between. Bin 14, Hudson County Escape to the shady, secluded backyard at […]

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Last Minute Barbecue Recipes for Memorial Day

Memorial Day weekend is finally here and for many of us, that means celebrating with family and friends. In case you need a little inspiration for your upcoming barbeque, our team of Biters have shared some of their favorites. We want to wish everyone a Happy Memorial Day and express our gratitude to all of […]

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How to Throw a Healthy Barbecue

Barbecue season is finally upon us and that sure is reason to celebrate, but while burgers and hotdogs may be grilling classics they are not always the healthiest choices.  Incorporating healthy eating into your barbecue is simple.  The key is choosing recipes that are full of flavor, low in fat and super simple to make. […]

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Local Smoke, Jersey Shore “meathead” Love

To say I love barbecue would be an understatement.  In fact, I am pretty sure Merriam-Webster has yet to include a word that adequately describes the way I feel about the delicious American staple.   Nothing makes me happier than sinking my teeth into a pile of sauce-covered meat.  Normally I consider myself a classy gal; […]

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Whole Hog Cafe Coming to Cherry Hill

Philadelphia Business Journal reports that Whole Hog Café, a Little Rock, Ark.-based barbecue chain, will open its first Northeast restaurant in South Jersey this winter. The restaurant will be located at 2321 Route 70 West in Cherry Hill, N.J. “We are excited to bring Arkansas’ world champion barbecue to Cherry Hill. The site has strong […]

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