Monday, January 30, 2017

Community News


  • New Jersey Monthly is having their annual 2017 Jersey Choice Restaurant Poll and a number of Jersey City restaurants are included so make sure you vote to make your favorites known. 
  • Wurstbar is now hiring delivery drivers. 
  • But-A-Cake and Sweet Jumbles have collaborated on a special new dessert, Fluffernutter S'mores, which will be available starting in February. 

Friday, January 27, 2017

Friday Feature: Kua Khing from Nana Restaurant

Welcome to "Friday Feature". The first Friday of every month will continue to be "Get to Know JC Eater" showcasing a local resident and their recommendations, but on all other Fridays, a specific dish or food find from around Jersey City will be featured on the blog.

This week, the focus is on the Kua Khing (often referred to as Khua Kling) from Nana Restaurant.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017

Community News


  • Temple Beth-El is collecting canned soups and hearty meals for the month. 
  • 9th & Coles is bringing Wednesday Night Trivia back with $5 wine specials. 
  • The opening date for Krispy Kreme has been moved to February 7th.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Friday Feature: Carnitas Taco from Sol Azteca

Welcome to weekly series,"Friday Feature". The first Friday of every month will continue to be "Get to Know JC Eater" showcasing a local resident and their recommendations, but on all other Fridays, a specific dish or food find from around Jersey City will be featured on the blog.

This week, the focus is on the Carnitas Taco from Sol Azteca.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Jersey City Restaurants For Rent/Sale

As recently posted, it seems what was to be the new Hard Grove space is now back up for rent, but the changes don't stop there. Several other Jersey City spots are now up for rent/sale as well.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

Community News


  • Battello has started accepting reservations for Valentine's Day. They're offering a three course prix fixe menu for $85/person with the option to add on additional wine pairings. 
  • On 1/20, Porta will be hosting a Pizza Saves The Day fundraiser with pay-what-you-want for their special PS Pie and 100% of the proceeds will go to the David Lynch Foundation.
  • The Archer has started hosting bluegrass nights. 

Friday, January 13, 2017

Friday Feature: Buffalo Cauliflower from Pet Shop

Welcome to weekly series,"Friday Feature"! The first Friday of every month will continue to be "Get to Know JC Eater" showcasing a local resident and their recommendations, but on all other Fridays, a specific dish or food find from around Jersey City will be featured on the blog.

This week, the focus is on the Buffalo Cauliflower from Pet Shop.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Hudson Restaurant Week Winter 2017


Hudson Restaurant Week is returning on Monday, January 23rd and will be running through February 3rd, offering discounted prix fixe lunches and dinners at restaurants throughout Jersey City and Hudson County.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Upcoming January Events

Despite the cold, January is jam-packed with great food-friendly events so start planning your schedule and don't let the weather keep you inside. 

Monday, January 9, 2017

Community News


  • Congratulations to Modcup for their feature in Fresh Cup Magazine, discussing how they started and the challenges of running a mobile operation. 
  • Park & Sixth has created a new back bar in their space and revamped the cocktail menu. 
  • Dark Side of the Moo expanded their offerings this week and are now offering gluten-free burger rolls and alligator empanadas and have started carrying Baonanas at the store. 
  • A new Indian restaurant, Spice Club, has opened at 789 Newark Avenue, taking over the former Masala space.
  • Congratulations to Hamilton Pork on their three star review and write-up in NJ Monthly.

Friday, January 6, 2017

Get to Know JC Eater: Jodi

Welcome to "Get to Know JC Eater" where every first Friday of the month, I post a profile of a local resident sharing where and what they love to eat in Jersey City. If you'd like to be featured, please leave a comment below or email mdirectly.

This week's JC Eater is a life-long Jersey City resident and fellow raisin hater. 

Thursday, January 5, 2017

2016 Recap

After what felt like an interminably long year that then ended rather suddenly, 2017 is here.
I have some longer write-ups on plans for the year coming soon, but for now, I wanted to do a quick recap of 2016.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

LITM Celebrates David Bowie


This Sunday, 1/8 from 5pm-11pm, LITM is holding their third annual David Bowie Birthday Bash, and this year, they'll be celebrating not only his life but also his legacy with live music, food, art, and themed cocktails.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Community News


  • If you're vegan, vegetarian, or curious, a new social media dedicated to finding plant-based food in Jersey City has started: @JCVeganProject
  • 9th and Coles has officially reopened with Chef Joe Francis (Union Republic, The Corkscrew) at the helm. They started their soft opening late last week and will continue adding more food and specials in the coming weeks.