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Foodie Things To Do This Weekend and Beyond

Event details are subject to change without notice. Please confirm directly before heading out! THIS WEEKEND: June 28: Historic Whitesbog Village is where Elizabeth C. White and Dr. Frederick Coville grew the first domesticated highbush blueberry, making the Pinelands a blueberry haven. And now the 31st Annual Whitesbog Blueberry Festival happens from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 28. […]

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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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Doughnut Recs from NJ Going Strong

Our good friends at New Jersey Going Strong are here to help us celebrate National Doughnut Day, shore style, with some recommendations for great doughnuts—or are they donuts?—along the NJ coast. Have another place to suggest? Tell us in the comments! Doughnuts have long been a way for early risers to grab a mouthwatering breakfast […]

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Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

Event details are subject to change without notice. Please confirm directly before heading out! THIS WEEKEND: June 6: Every Friday until the end of September, the Forrestal Village of Princeton holds its annual Farm-Fresh Friday Market. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the market will offer fresh vegetables, cheeses, wines, meats and more from vendors […]

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Chef Adam Weiss of Due in Ridgewood

Chef Adam Weiss Gets His Due Chef Adam Weiss is the new Executive Chef of Due in Ridgewood. Weiss, who was born and raised in northern New Jersey, takes the reins from Chef/Owner Chris Tarta, who will now focus his efforts in the kitchen at his Hillsdale restaurant, Bella Campagnia. I had a chance to […]

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The Dog Day of Summer is… Monday

  In honor of the start of summer, a few restaurants in Bernardsville and Basking Ridge will allow dogs to dine alongside their owners. Three restaurants owned by Hampshire Destination Properties—The Bernards Inn, The Station and Bella’s Burger Shack—will all welcome canines for outdoor dining all summer long. On Mondays beginning June 2, The Bernards […]

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twofiftytwo Restaurant in Bedminster

  Have you ever had a meal that you keep thinking about and craving, even weeks later? This is how I feel about a lunch that I enjoyed recently at twofiftytwo Restaurant. Twofiftytwo is a hidden treasure nestled away in beautiful Bedminster. The restaurant fills a niche that northwestern NJ needs with fantastic farm-to-table food […]

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BBQ Recs from NJ Going Strong

Is there any better way to celebrate National Barbecue Month than with a guest post from our friends at New Jersey Going Strong? We didn’t think so! If you have more great barbecue spots to suggest, please leave a comment. The Jersey Shore boasts culinary creations worth traveling for including some of the best barbeque joints […]

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Chef Spotlight: Kara Decker

  Chef Kara Decker joined the Local Roots Group in late 2007. Most recently, she headed the kitchen as Executive Chef at A Toute Heure and now focuses her efforts primarily at 100 Steps as Executive Chef while she continues to oversee the culinary endeavors of the Local Roots Group. Much lauded in her field, Chef Decker […]

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Terre à Terre in Carlstadt

Where Farm and Food Artisans Meet Nestled on a corner property of a bustling street in southern Bergen County is a cozy restaurant dedicated to bringing farm-to-table goodness – in the most legitimate of ways – to folks eager to enjoy an authentic, local and seasonal dining experience. The restaurant is Terre à Terre, in […]

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