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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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Last-Minute Foodie Gift Ideas

  Still looking for gift ideas for the foodie(s) in your life? Look no further than this handy list of delicious and, in some cases, educational, possibilities. A gift certificate to one of these businesses is a great way to support small, local businesses while giving big! Bongiovi Brand Pasta Sauce — Luxury tomato sauce. Read […]

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Cookbook and Recipe: The Pollan Family Table

Recently, I had the pleasure of attending a book signing/cooking demo featuring the Pollan family. You may be familiar with actress Tracy Pollan, who is married to Michael J. Fox. Tracy, along with her sisters, Dana and Laurie, and their mother, Corky, have written a warm and practical cookbook, The Pollan Family Table, that has been a […]

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Patterson Family Farm in Auburn, NY

Do you know where your milk comes from? I do. No, this isn’t a joke with a cutsie answer (“duh, a cow,” or worse yet, “duh, the store”). I mean, how does it get from the cow to the store to you? The process may surprise you. On a recent weekend in New York’s beautiful Finger […]

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Chef Spotlight: David Viana

Before becoming executive chef at The Kitchen at Grove Station in Jersey City, Chef David Viana held posts as chef de cuisine and sous chef at several other restaurants in the Garden State. Jersey Bites recently caught up with Chef Viana for this Spotlight, in which he reveals his favorite coffee, an embarrassing—but memorable—moment, and advice for […]

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Pirate’s Booty Sets Sail for Thanksgiving

Shhhh…I know a little Thanksgiving secret. It’s not a family recipe for stuffing or green bean casserole, it’s about New York City’s iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Now that I have your attention, would you believe that the spectacular holiday procession viewed in person by more than three million spectators and on television by more […]

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Thanksgiving Around New Jersey

If you’re considering a meal out this Thanksgiving, or looking for some catering ideas, check out these options all over the Garden State! Know of another one? Add it to the comments! Restaurants ASBURY PARK McCloone’s Asbury Grille in Asbury Park has a Thanksgiving Day Buffet from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.  for $29.95 per […]

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Jersey Bites Presents the Best of…Pie!

Jersey Bites is looking for the best of bakeries, shops, cafés, diners, and restaurants serving the Garden State’s most delicious dishes within certain categories. And we’re starting with pie! Please provide the business name/city of your favorite place to get pie in New Jersey by December 6, 2014, by… Commenting below this article Posting to Facebook using #NJBestBites Sharing […]

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Houston’s in Hackensack

Delivering Consistency and Class There’s something to be said for a restaurant that delivers excellent food, service and atmosphere consistently. Sure, there are neighborhood restaurants, chain establishments and first-class gourmand haunts that we each may call a “favorite.” But let’s face it—even our favorite spot has a bad day sometimes. An absent-minded server. A dish […]

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Rutgers Partners with ChopChop Magazine

The New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition & Health (IFNH) at Rutgers University recently announced its partnership withChopChop, a nationwide magazine, which is dedicated to “inspiring kids to cook and be nutritiously curious and literate.” “The impetus behind the partnership was the new name of our new institute in New Jersey (the Center for Childhood Nutrition Education […]

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