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Sandia Recipe from Órale Mexican Kitchen

In honor of everyone’s favorite holiday, National Tequila Day! For those of us who can’t make it to a place like Órale Mexican Kitchen in Jersey City, the eatery has offered up its Sandia recipe for all to enjoy. Ingredients: 2 oz of your tequila of choice 3/4 oz fresh lemon juice 3/4 oz agave syrup 3 […]

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Jersey Girls Food Tours in Jersey City

This summer, Jersey Girls Food Tours brings its walking culinary adventure to Jersey City. These tours lead anyone with an appetite to enjoy the great culture of Jersey City through some of the best cuisine the city has to offer. Janis Borroto and Alessia Aron, Jersey Girls Food Tours’ cofounders, thought it would be a great […]

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Dining Al Fresco in New Jersey

The Jersey Bites team shares its favorite spots for dining al fresco around the Garden State. Know of a good one we didn’t include? Add it to the comments! Asbury Park Porta: Asbury Park has come quite a long way from its ghost-town reputation and is now abuzz with excellent al fresco options. When it […]

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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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Noteworthy Gluten-Free Dining in NJ

The Jersey Bites team put together this great list of restaurants for Celiac Awareness Month. If you’re looking to stick to your gluten-free diet when you go out to eat, try one of these Garden State locales. Have another one we should know about? Let us know in the comments! Bergen County Bibi’z Restaurant & […]

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Union City High School Welcomes Chef Jet Tila

  Union City High School’s Gabriela Martinez’s “Omelet de Union City” earned her a visit from celebrity chef Jet Tila, who cooked the winning recipe with her in the school’s cafeteria earlier this month. The tenth grader recently won the “What’s Your Hometown Specialty?” contest, which was established in an effort to promote healthier meal […]

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Chef Spotlight: Anthony Pino of Anthony David’s

After graduating from Johnson & Wales University, Chef Anthony Pino immediately immersed himself in the New York food scene in the kitchen at BR Guest’s Park Avalon. He then moved on in the high-volume restaurant The Garage, in the East Village. There, Chef Pino began putting his training to work, blending Italian flavors with modern […]

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Free Food Alert! Pollo Campero

Celebrate National Empanada Day at Pollo Campero this Tuesday, April 8, with free handmade empanadas! The Latin chicken restaurant chain is also celebrating its 43rd birthday by inviting guests to its five locations in New Jersey from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. to enjoy one of Latin America’s most popular dishes. The following is a […]

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Chef Spotlight: Chef Michael Colletti of VB3

Chef Michael Colletti has cooked for the Obamas. He’s competed on Iron Chef America. He boasts back-to-back victories in Food Network’s 2009 Food & Wine Festival’s Rachael Ray Burger Bash (in Miami and New York). This collection of accomplishments—and several others—helped pave the way to the chef’s biggest achievement to date: the opening of VB3, […]

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Wings from Hoboken’s Little Town NJ

It’s a Wing Thing! If you haven’t had your fill of chicken wings yet, you might want to try some of the best I’ve ever had. They’re a Little Town NJ, specialty: Chef Jordan Andino’s “Garbage” Wings. But garbage they’re now. They  have an amazing trio of seasonings that give them zesty perfection. These wings […]

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