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Dining Al Fresco in New Jersey

The Jersey Bites team shares its favorite spots for dining al fresco around the Garden State. Know of a good one we didn’t include? Add it to the comments! Asbury Park Porta: Asbury Park has come quite a long way from its ghost-town reputation and is now abuzz with excellent al fresco options. When it […]

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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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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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Brewing New Jersey Pinelands Pride

Small Space, Big Taste The first time I tasted Pinelands Brewing Pitch Pine Ale at the Atlantic City Beer Fest, I took notice. I had no idea it would be voted Best NJ Beer at the event, but I knew it was damn good. And I knew I wanted to have another. I’m getting kind […]

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Now Open: Rinn Duin Brewing in Toms River

When I asked Rinn Duin’s Chip Town what caused the often delayed opening of the brewery, his exhaustive sigh told the story. It wasn’t one big thing, it was a million little things. He never imagined all the plumbing work that goes along with starting a brewery. Disaster almost struck again when, an hour before their soft opening, […]

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Manalapan’s Bonefish Grill Reaches Out

Bonefish Grill celebrated its newest New Jersey location, in Manalapan, with a grand opening charity event benefiting The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. On Saturday, January 25, Bonefish Grill hosted an evening full of restaurant favorites, refreshing cocktails, and music while raising $7,340 for the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. With the funds […]

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Back up to Food Trucks & Fire Pits at Laurita Winery

There may have been a chill in the air, but the day was spectacular for those of us who bundled up and ventured to check out the Food Trucks & Fire Pits Event hosted by Laurita Winery in New Egypt on November 2 and 3. It looked like a shopaholic’s version of an amazing flea […]

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Foodbank’s Culinary Classic: Better than Ever

The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties will hold its 22nd Annual Culinary Classic tasting event on Monday, September 23rd from 5 to 9 p.m at The Mill at Spring Lake Heights. Guests will enjoy selections from approximately 40 restaurants, along with fine wines, craft beers and specialty cocktails. All proceeds will benefit the FoodBank, […]

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Local Smoke, Jersey Shore “meathead” Love

To say I love barbecue would be an understatement.  In fact, I am pretty sure Merriam-Webster has yet to include a word that adequately describes the way I feel about the delicious American staple.   Nothing makes me happier than sinking my teeth into a pile of sauce-covered meat.  Normally I consider myself a classy gal; […]

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The Gables in LBI: A Romantic Getaway

In our effort to share with you the most romantic restaurants in New Jersey just in time for Valentine’s Day, we asked our readers and Facebook fans for their personal suggestions. Top of the list, as it turns out, is a 120 year old establishment in Beach Haven. The Gables is a small Victorian era […]

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