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Creole Girl Gala for Ragin’ Cajun’s Tracie Orsi-Godier

Tracie Orsi-Godier of Ragin’ Cajun in Belmar has been a fixture in the Belmar community for the past 21 years. She was there during the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, serving countless meals in Belmar. Orsi-Godier put together “Stone Soup” during that difficult time, putting others first, while putting her business aside until the town had settled and […]

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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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Asbury Park Chef to Compete at Tri-State Food Expo

The region’s premier trade show for retailers, restaurants, and chefs is coming to the Meadowlands Exposition Center on October 27 and 28. The Tri-State Food Expo is full of exciting events including an exhibit featuring over 200 vendors, suppliers, and service providers, a keynote presentation featuring Martha Stewart, culinary demonstrations by Chef Barret Beyer and Chef […]

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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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Birravino Opens in Red Bank

Vic Rallo is at it again. In between shooting the second season of his hit television show Eat! Drink! Italy! which is now broadcasting on Create TV (check your local listings for show times and channels), training for an Iron Man competition, and managing his restaurants including Undici in Rumson, he decided to renovate the local’s […]

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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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Food Events in New Jersey

Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

THIS WEEKEND September 26 to 28: The Sea Isle Food Truck Fest brings together the best food trucks of the Jersey Shore including Ahh! La Cart, Waffle De Lys, Cha-Yen, Shore Shake, Lincoln Grill, Churro Heaven and On a Roll Street Food. It also hosts children’s activities and entertainment. Admission is free. Kix McNutley’s, 63rd and […]

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Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

THIS WEEKEND September 19-21: The Que by the Sea BBQ Festival and Competition comes to Seaside Heights. The sixth annual competition in the town, it is also recognized as a Mid-Atlantic Barbeque Association State Championship. Contestants from three states will compete in four categories: chicken, ribs, pork and brisket. Admission is free. Grant Avenue, Seaside […]

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Food Events in New Jersey

Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

THIS WEEKEND September 12 and 13: The New Jersey Chefs Tableside Dinner and Wine Weekend heads to the Westin Governor Morris. The two-day event kicks off with a five-course tableside dinner on Friday night at 7 p.m. Saturday begins with a champagne lunch at 1 p.m., and is followed by a 100-point dinner featuring 100 point rated wines and […]

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