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JB Couture Cakes Opens in Belmar

At the age of 19, Jessica Bucceri decided to follow her dreams and her passion. But she didn’t expect the outpouring of support she got. So far, her enthusiasm and deliciously sweet cupcakes have brought hundreds over to the sweet side, helping her open the doors to her very own bakery, JB Couture Cakes in […]

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Six NJ Restaurants Make National OpenTable List

After reviewing more than 5 million restaurant reviews, online reservation and review service OpenTable named six New Jersey restaurants to its 2014 Diners’ Choice list for the Top 100 Best Neighborhood Gem Restaurants in America. Camden County dominated the Jersey contingency with Casa Bella Trattoria of Haddonfield, Crux Café of Audubon, and L’Oceano Ristorante and El Sitio Steak Grille & Café of Collingswood all being […]

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Porta: Homemade Pizza in Asbury Park

Pizza and warm weather go together like….peanut butter and jelly? Or something like that. I recently had the opportunity to check out the much acclaimed Porta in Asbury Park. The wonderful food, great ambiance and free-flowing wine were only the beginning of what turned out to be an incredible evening. Just two blocks off the […]

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Chef Spotlight: Peter Morris

Chef Peter Morris is emerging on the culinary scene, earning the Top New Chef Award at the New Jersey Restaurant Association’s 2014 Restaurant Operator’s Conference in April, and being crowned as the “Food Fight” champion at Porta in Asbury Park this past spring. As Chef de Cuisine at Asbury Park’s popular vacation-inspired restaurant, Langosta Lounge, Morris collaborates with owner and head chef, […]

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Peruvian Flair: Coming Soon to Red Bank

Dining out in Red Bank is similar to traveling the culinary world. Eating your way through places like Italy, Mexico, Thailand, Jamaica, and more, you experience the world over without having to spend hundreds of dollars on an airline ticket. In just a few weeks, adventurous eaters can stamp another country into their diners’ passports […]

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dock and dine Restaurants in New Jersey

Where to Dock and Dine in New Jersey

Looking for a spot along the NJ coast where you can dock and dine? Look no further! Check out our list of suggestions. And if you have another recommendation, please add it to the comments! Atlantic City Wonder Bar: Located just two blocks from the boardwalk on Albany Avenue, Wonder Bar offers its Sunset Room, […]

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Going Caveman in Avon with Cavé

For my gluten-free foodies out there, it’s not always easy to find inspiring new food choices, especially in a restaurant setting. Fret no more because Cavé, a Paleo-inspired restaurant in Avon-by-the-Sea, is here to rescue you from boring and tasteless dishes. Doug Stehle, owner and head chef of Cavé, opened his doors in October 2013. His […]

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On a Roll: “10,000 Hot Dogs” Delivers

The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties has teamed-up with Sabrett and WindMill Restaurants to raise money to provide food for those in our communities who don’t have enough to eat. Beginning Memorial Day weekend, each $5.00 donation to this project will help the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties deliver 15 meals and hope […]

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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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eNJoy: A Taste of New Jersey

  Monmouth University Students Spotlight Culinary New Jersey At the beginning of the semester, the students of Professor John Buzza’s entrepreneurship class at Monmouth University set out to make a difference. Inspired by their love for New Jersey’s cultural explosion of noteworthy restaurants, they decided to put together their own tribute to the state’s culinary […]

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