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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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Samba in Montclair

I recently took a spur-of-the-moment trip to Brazil. Without having to dig out my passport, pack a bag, or exchange currency. How did I do that? Well, I was invited to visit Montclair’s only Brazilian restaurant, Samba. Owned by Ilson Goncalves, a native of Brazil, Samba recently welcomed a new chef and new menu. Chef Roberto Carnero, […]

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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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Villalobos in Montclair: Ready for Its Closeup

Most parents tell their kids to stop playing so many video games, or perhaps to stop squabbling with their siblings. Interior designer Ashley Rose’s mom used to tell 10-year-old Ashley to stop moving the furniture around their Nutley living room. Little did the Rose family know that they were actually witnessing a budding interior designer […]

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Food Events in New Jersey

Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

THIS WEEKEND October 24: Pair wine, cheese, chocolate and companionship at the Ronald McDonald House of Long Branch and New Brunswick’s 5th Annual Wine Tasting. Fifteen distributors will offer 80 wine choices with buffet selections. The event also features a tricky tray auction. Tickets are $80 and benefit the Ronald McDonald House, which provides ill children […]

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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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Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

THIS WEEKEND October 10: From 3 to 6 p.m., Classic Cake hosts a Philadelphia Flyers pep rally with Flyers alumni to benefit the Flyers’ charities. The event will have face painting, a chocolate fountain and giveaways. Admission is free. Classic Cake, Short Hills Towne Center, 480 Evesham Road, Cherry Hill, 856-751-5448. October 10-12: Love pumpkin lattes, […]

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Food Events in New Jersey

Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

THIS WEEKEND October 4: Atlantic City hosts Smoke on the Water’s Smokin’ Hot BBQ competition, where the lucky public can sample a variety of barbecue plates from teams across the region. Competitors are vying for $20,000 in prizes! Admission is $5. Parking Lot on Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, 866-746-5336. October 4: Cape May’s Oktoberfest features […]

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