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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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Food Events in New Jersey

Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

THANKSGIVING NOTE: If you’re looking for volunteering opportunities, check out Jersey Bites’ list here! And if you’re thinking of going out to eat or ordering Thanksgiving dinner for your guests, look no further than this recent Jersey Bites post! THIS WEEKEND November 27: Join the Rodriguez family for the Rodriguez Family’s Annual Free Dinner, held at Marley’s […]

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Pirate’s Booty Sets Sail for Thanksgiving

Shhhh…I know a little Thanksgiving secret. It’s not a family recipe for stuffing or green bean casserole, it’s about New York City’s iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Now that I have your attention, would you believe that the spectacular holiday procession viewed in person by more than three million spectators and on television by more […]

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Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

THANKSGIVING NOTE: If you’re looking for volunteering opportunities, check out Jersey Bite’s list here! And if you’re thinking of going out to eat or ordering Thanksgiving dinner for your guests, look no further than this recent Jersey Bites post! THIS WEEKEND November 21: Enjoy the bright lights of the season while supporting a good cause at […]

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Food Events in New Jersey

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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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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Fall Ingredients: What New Jersey Chefs Crave

Cool, crisp weather. Orange, yellow and red foliage. Kids back in school. Fall’s here, and with it comes a bounty of autumnal ingredients. Some of the top chefs in New Jersey share what their favorite fall ingredients are and how they like to use them to create delicious, comforting dishes. What are your favorite fall […]

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Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

THIS WEEKEND October 17 to 19: The traditional German celebration of Oktoberfest comes to Cape May. The Town Fire Bank Company hosts an Oktoberfest featuring seasonal and regular beers provided by the Cape May Brewery, live music and food from Smoke-n-Bones. The event is free with a $5 suggested donation to benefit the Fire Company. Cape May Airport, 415 Breakwater Rd., Rio […]

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Grissini in Englewood Cliffs

  Classic Italian Hospitality Last week, I was invited to dine at Grissini Restaurant in Englewood Cliffs with a small group of foodies. For 21 years, owner Tony Del Gatto has shared his love of vera cucina Italiana, aka true Italian cuisine. I’d not yet been to this classic Italian restaurant and we were immediately made to […]

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