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Milford Oyster House

The Milford Oyster House

Video by Fade In: Creative A mecca of all things seafood, local, and delicious, the Milford Oyster House is a brother-and-sister-owned-and-operated restaurant, and a true expression of its owners’ personalities. Chef Ed Coss’ attention to culinary excellence and Amy Coss’ attention to creating a dining experience that’s second to none is evident in every detail. From the way they very kindly […]

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Remington’s Welcomes Chef Michael d’Ennery

When I unexpectedly ran into one of my favorite chefs—and people, for that matter—Chef Michael d’Ennery, and learned that he had just taken a position as executive chef at Remington’s in Manasquan, I was beyond excited. First, Remington’s is about a five-minute drive from my house and second, Michael has been one of my favorite chefs […]

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Festhalle in Asbury

Asbury Festhalle and Biergarten Has Personality Plus

Yesterday, we were among the lucky ones to walk right in to Asbury Festhalle and Biergarten without what’s become known as the infamous outside wait. By the time we left at 3 p.m., the wait had begun. There is nothing like this restaurant anywhere in the area. The atmosphere is what really makes Festhalle unique: think […]

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Now Open: Carrino Provisions in Jersey City

The Jersey City dining scene has been on an upswing for years now. And its climb continues with the addition of Carrino Provisions. The masterminds behind this Italian Osteria and Market—The Three Kings of Kings County (Chef Talde and proprietors David Massoni and John Bush)—are the same that opened Talde, Pork Slope and Thistle Hill […]

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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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