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A Taste of Greece in River Edge

Picture yourself in a Greek taverna, close your eyes, smell the sea air, sip your wine and start eating small bites of fresh wonderful food, beautiful appetizers and dips. Open your eyes, look out the window and see Kinderkamack Road somewhere out there, beyond this experience. It was a freezing cold winter night a few […]

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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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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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Smithville Peanut Butter Co.

If your culinary fantasies involve Reese’s or a big jar of chunky peanut butter with a spoon, your peanut butter dreams just may come true at the new Smithville Peanut Butter Co. Located in the Village Greene at Historic Smithville, just a stone’s throw from Atlantic City, the shop’s grand opening was December 6. It’s everything peanut […]

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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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Bluestone Coffee Company in Montclair

How do you know a restaurant is a good brunch place? When it’s only open until 2:30 in the afternoon! This is the kind of place that only does breakfast, brunch, and lunch, so they know their stuff when it comes to morning eats. Bluestone Coffee Company is an unassuming café in the heart of […]

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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

January 7: David Wood, a noted brewer, hosts “Homebrewing 101” at the Englewood Public Library. He will discuss the necessary equipment to get into homebrewing, give an overview of beer making and describe the ingredients process. The event starts at 7:15 and is open to the public. Englewood Public Library, 31 Engle Street, Englewood, 201-568-2215. […]

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National Bloody Mary Day

It is said that every dog has his day. Now, the hair of the dog has his day, too. Yes, there is a special day set aside to honor the ubiquitous restorative elixir famously sipped after a night of one too many, and it’s known as the bloody mary. And which day is it, you […]

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