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Satis Bistro in Jersey City

A couple of weeks ago, I was invited to attend “A Taste of Burgundy” at Satis Bistro in Jersey City. It’s a beautiful restaurant and lounge in the Paulus Hook neighborhood. The space, which once housed a bank, was meticulously restored and updated with a lovely main dining room, a cozy loft-like second floor dining […]

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Food Events in New Jersey

Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

This weekend… December 20: Munch your way through the Asbury Park Winter Bazaar, featuring craft vendors, artisanal food products, and a seasonal food and drink menu from the Anchors Bend. Live music and photos with Santa are great for the kids, while parents can give back at the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties‘ donation drop-off. […]

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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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A Night Out: New Year’s Eve 2014

“What are we doing for New Year’s Eve?” “Where should we go?” The answers to these questions—and more—may very well be listed below. And if you know of another great New Year’s Eve celebration happening in the Garden State, let us know and we’ll add it! Bloomfield The Orange Squirrel will offer three prix-fixe menus for […]

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Keeping It Simple with Kings

Usually I’m relegated to last-minute appetizer prep and wine-opening duty on Thanksgiving, but I spent this past holiday with my future in-laws, and my help in the kitchen was more than welcomed. Wednesday, as the snow fell outside, my future mother-in-law and I spent the entire afternoon in the kitchen preparing casseroles and cookies. Around […]

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Food Events in New Jersey

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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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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BEX Eatery & Catering Co. in Califon

Creating amazing food takes a certain level of artistic talent and a passion for what is delicious. At BEX eatery & catering co., you can taste the creativity and passion for whole, healthy, and delicious food with each bite. Together, Becky Geisel and Joan Nitti have created a destination eatery that is slow-food delightfulness at […]

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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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