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Atlantic City Restaurant Week 2015

What’s new in Atlantic City? How about Faroe Island salmon stuffed with lobster (FIN at Tropicana); Asian Grilled Reuben with pork belly and sriracha (the Metropolitan at the Borgata); and olive oil poached salmon with pine nuts and porcetta (the Twenties at the Claridge). That’s just a tempting taste of the 2015 Atlantic City Restaurant […]

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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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Valentine’s Day Around the Garden State

Love is in the air. So is the aroma of amazing food! Here’s just a sampling of the great dinner options available around the state for Valentine’s Day. ATLANTIC CITY Dining on the 5th at Chelsea Hotel has a special three-course menu available February 13 and 14 for $55 per person. View the menu here. […]

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Wolfgang’s Steakhouse Comes to Somerville

On Wednesday, January 14, the internationally renowned Wolfgang’s Steakhouse hosted a VIP opening reception at its very first New Jersey location, in Somerville. Jersey Bites was invited for a wonderful evening of fine food and drink and we predict that Wolfgang’s will gain a real following. The evening kicked off with the mayor of Somerville, Brian Gallagher, leading the ribbon cutting ceremony. […]

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Food Events in New Jersey

Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

This weekend: January 10: Slow Food Central Jersey hosts one of only five winter farmer’s markets, featuring the best of baked goods, mushrooms, cheese, wines, sauces and more. The event also includes live music. Admission is a suggested donation of $3. D&R Greenway Land Trust, Johnson Education Center, 1 Preservation Place, Princeton, 609-933-4452. And beyond: […]

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north jersey restaurant openings and closings

New Jersey Restaurant Openings & Closings

Here’s a handy list of some recent restaurant openings and closings around the Garden State. This list is not comprehensive, so please send your tips on new restaurants to info@JerseyBites.com. Thanks! Please be sure to check directly with restaurants before heading out, as opening dates sometimes change at the last minute. OPENINGS North: 900 Degree Pizza, 626 […]

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Food Events in New Jersey

Foodie Things to Do this Weekend and Beyond

December 28: Relax from holiday cooking at the Huntington Fire Company’s breakfast, held from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. All-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage: YUM. Adults are $8, children $4, and all proceeds benefit Huntington Volunteer Fire Company No. 1. Huntington Fire Company, 1 Maple Ave, Phillipsburg, 908-454-9121. January 7: David Wood, a noted brewer, hosts “Homebrewing […]

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Coming Soon: The United Experience in Newark

Raise your hand if you enjoy dining at the airport? No takers? Not surprised. Not many would say they arrive early to the airport for a unique, culinary experience. But things are about to change at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). This summer United Airlines will begin a complete renovation of Terminal C, pairing chefs’ inspired […]

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Give the Gift of a Great Meal

Want to give the gift of a great night out with friends or family? Consider supporting a Garden State restaurant and pick up a gift card or two to one of your favorite eateries. If you need a bit of inspiration, check out the list below, with links to coverage by the Jersey Bites writing team. Mangia! ATLANTIC […]

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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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