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Cross & Orange in Asbury Park

Have you ever had one of those dinners where everything you ate was magnificent? Almost as if your every food fantasy was finally put to rest with the dishes before you? Well, I experienced just that the other night, and I wasn’t dreaming. First, flashback to December when I had the chance to sit down with owners […]

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NJ Chefs’ Big Game Recipes

Ready to wow your friends for the big game? Try some of these recipes, which Melissa Beveridge snagged from a few Garden State chefs! Homemade Stuffed Shells by Victor Rallo, Host of Eat! Drink! Italy! with Vic Rallo, owner of Birravino, Red Bank and Undici Taverna Rustica, Rumson “I love making stuffed shells for Superbowl as they […]

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Local Urban Kitchen in Point Pleasant Beach

Satisfying Every Diet Question: Where can you bring all of your hard-core vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, paleo, and “junk food” friends, to lunch where they’ll all be able to enjoy the food? (And no, this is not a trick question.) Answer: Local Urban Kitchen in Pt. Pleasant. Believe it or not, Local Urban Kitchen, aka LUK, is the […]

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Coming Soon: Cross & Orange in Asbury Park

One of the most beautiful and historic buildings in Asbury Park, Park Overlook, located at one of the best locations on Cookman Avenue is about to be busy again, once restaurateurs (and brothers) Bob and Chris Fahey open the doors to Cross & Orange in early 2015. Inspired by the heritage and ambition of mid-1800s, […]

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Food Events in New Jersey

Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

This weekend… December 20: Munch your way through the Asbury Park Winter Bazaar, featuring craft vendors, artisanal food products, and a seasonal food and drink menu from the Anchors Bend. Live music and photos with Santa are great for the kids, while parents can give back at the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties‘ donation drop-off. […]

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Food Events in New Jersey

Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

UPCOMING EVENTS! December 17: Westfield Memorial Library presents “Eating Healthy During the Holidays,” hosted by writer Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta. The program will discuss the best nutritional holidays recipes and helpful hints on healthy eating. It is open to any Westfield Memorial Cardholders or members of MURAL, the Middlesex County library exchange program. Westfield Memorial Library, 550 […]

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Talula’s in Asbury Park

  Last month, I was lucky enough to get a sneak peek into Talula’s before the eatery opened its doors in Asbury Park. That sneak peek didn’t include any food, so when I was invited to join them for dinner, I practically ran there! Let me tell you, it was everything that I had hoped it would […]

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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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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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