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Pirate’s Booty Sets Sail for Thanksgiving

Shhhh…I know a little Thanksgiving secret. It’s not a family recipe for stuffing or green bean casserole, it’s about New York City’s iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Now that I have your attention, would you believe that the spectacular holiday procession viewed in person by more than three million spectators and on television by more […]

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recipe: sweet potato with caremalized onions and goat cheese

Sweet Potato Recipes

Few things beat a good sweet potato dish. This collection includes past Jersey Bites recipes and other favorites of our writers, past and present. Use one for Thanksgiving, or anytime you need a great side! Sweet Potato Gnocchi in Sage Brown Butter By Veronique Dubois, founder of Food and Wine Chickie Insider “I love gnocchi and with […]

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Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

THANKSGIVING NOTE: If you’re looking for volunteering opportunities, check out Jersey Bite’s list here! And if you’re thinking of going out to eat or ordering Thanksgiving dinner for your guests, look no further than this recent Jersey Bites post! THIS WEEKEND November 21: Enjoy the bright lights of the season while supporting a good cause at […]

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Thanksgiving Volunteering/Donation Opportunities

Looking for a place to volunteer or make a donation this holiday season? Check out the list below. And don’t forget that many of these organizations need support year-round, so consider reaching out throughout the rest of the year as well. If you know of an opportunity that’s not included here, please mention it in the […]

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Thanksgiving Around New Jersey

If you’re considering a meal out this Thanksgiving, or looking for some catering ideas, check out these options all over the Garden State! Know of another one? Add it to the comments! Restaurants ASBURY PARK McCloone’s Asbury Grille in Asbury Park has a Thanksgiving Day Buffet from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.  for $29.95 per […]

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Jersey Bites Presents the Best of…Pie!

Jersey Bites is looking for the best of bakeries, shops, cafés, diners, and restaurants serving the Garden State’s most delicious dishes within certain categories. And we’re starting with pie! Please provide the business name/city of your favorite place to get pie in New Jersey by November 30, 2014, by… Commenting below this article Posting to Facebook using #NJBestBites Sharing […]

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Matt & Meera in Hoboken

Fresh Flavors My first encounter with Indian cuisine was on a plane. Airplane food: take a perfectly good dish and let it sit for hours in those warmers and it will ruin just about anything. I thought I didn’t care for the flavors. Over the past few years, though, I’ve completely changed my mind. Now […]

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Food Events in New Jersey

Foodie Things to Do This Weekend and Beyond

THIS WEEKEND November 15: Howell Farm teaches the basics of bacon, sausage and scrapple making to curious guests. At 11 a.m., guests can learn about the methods of rendering, making pork products, and discerning cuts of pork. Guests can also try pork sandwiches. Admission is $3. Howell Farm, 70 Wooden’s Lane, Lambertville, 609-737-3299. November 15: Relief […]

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Houston’s in Hackensack

Delivering Consistency and Class There’s something to be said for a restaurant that delivers excellent food, service and atmosphere consistently. Sure, there are neighborhood restaurants, chain establishments and first-class gourmand haunts that we each may call a “favorite.” But let’s face it—even our favorite spot has a bad day sometimes. An absent-minded server. A dish […]

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Samba in Montclair

I recently took a spur-of-the-moment trip to Brazil. Without having to dig out my passport, pack a bag, or exchange currency. How did I do that? Well, I was invited to visit Montclair’s only Brazilian restaurant, Samba. Owned by Ilson Goncalves, a native of Brazil, Samba recently welcomed a new chef and new menu. Chef Roberto Carnero, […]

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