Sunday, April 30, 2017

Community News

Jersey City

  • FM Jersey City, the 70's inspired lounge that moved into the former Union Republic space at 340 3rd street, will be open starting this Wednesday, 5/3.
  • Congratulations to Midnight Market for their mention in the NY Times about the growing popularity of nighttime food markets. 
  • Sam a.m. announced the name of their new restaurant: The Oak on Pine - and the wonderful inspiration behind it. 
  • 902 Brewing opened a new storage warehouse in Jersey City and they're working on building out a taproom. 
  • Congratulations to Bucket & Bay on making it into the finals of the North American Gelato Artisan Competition. 

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday Feature: Cookielicious Ice Cream Pie from Torico

Welcome to weekly series,"Friday Feature" showcasing a specific dish or find from around Jersey City.

This week's feature is the Cookielicious Ice Cream Pie from Torico Ice Cream.


Monday, April 24, 2017

Community News

Jersey City
  • Ani Ramen opens tomorrow, 4/24
  • Satis Bistro announced they're hosting another wine dinner, A Taste of Burgundy, on Wednesday, May 24th - details will be forthcoming. 
  • Porta was written up on Food Republic for their more eco-friendly pizza ovens.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday Feature: Cheese Factura from Dulce De Leche

Welcome to weekly series,"Friday Feature" showcasing a specific dish or find from around Jersey City.

This week's feature is the Cheese Factura (or if you're like me and can never remember the name, the cheese croissant thing) from Dulce De Leche at 376 Central Ave in the Heights.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Construction Update - The Cliff, Choc-O-Pain

Not that this will come as a surprise given its popularity, but Jersey City Heights is quickly becoming one of the busiest neighborhoods to check out for new restaurants. Given that, more construction updates are here - check out two new spots opening within the next few weeks in the Heights and stay tuned for a bigger update on seven more places opening this year.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Community News

Jersey City

  • The Cliff will be opening to the public this Saturday, 4/22. They'll be open and serving brunch from 8am-4pm. 
  • Well-known Cuban restaurant Rumba Cubana is expanding to Jersey City. They'll be opening this fall in the new Park Francis building near Hamilton Park.
  • After a long renovation period, 99 Ranch Market on Grand Street is celebrating their Grand Opening this Friday, 4/21 at 9am with giveaways, special discounts and more. There will be an on-site bakery, a gourmet Asian deli, and other specialty items. 

Friday, April 14, 2017

Easter 2017


If you're looking for ways to celebrate Easter in Jersey City, here's a round-up of what's happening and some good places to check out:

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Construction Update: Ani Ramen Announces Opening, 9 Bar Cafe, Ample Hills Creamery

Get ready, Jersey City! Over the next couple of weeks, I'll be posting a series of construction updates from all over town and over the next several months, prepare to see a lot more new places opening up.

First on the list, one of the most anticipated openings of the year: Ani Ramen House at 218 Newark Avenue.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Community News

Jersey City
  • This month, Orale is donating a portion of their proceeds every Wednesday to Autism Awareness for Plate It Forward. 
  • Talde has announced their next Kamayan night on April 18th and this one has a luau theme. It's $70/person for all you can eat and drink. 
  • The Archer's Yellow Line cocktail, developed by Natalie Jacobs, was featured on SuperCall

Friday, April 7, 2017

Friday Feature: Eggplant Rollatini from Monmouth Street Deli

Welcome to weekly series,"Friday Feature" showcasing a specific dish or find from around Jersey City.

This week's feature is the Eggplant Rollatini from Monmouth Street Deli

Thursday, April 6, 2017

April Calendar of Events

Spring has finally sprung and there are events going on all month long!

Thursday, April 6th
  • Barcade and Transmitter Brewing are celebrating the launch of Transmitter Beer being available on draft in New Jersey. There's a special draft list and the event begins at 12pm. 

Friday, April 7th

Saturday, April 7th


  • Pacific Flea starts back up with the first event of the season! It runs from 11am-5pm and is full of vintage and hand-crafted goods including vendors like Muttley Royale, Bang Cookies, and Cholita Paletas to feed you as you shop. It will be running every second Saturday from April-October.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Community News


Jersey City
  • Pacific Flea starts back up for the season next Saturday, 4/8, and along with all the great hand-crafted and vintage finds, they've got two delicious vendors joining in: Bang Cookies and Cholita Paletas. 
  • Third & Vine has a four course dinner coming up this Wednesday 4/5 that will be paired with 10 California wines. The dinner starts at 7pm and tickets are $75/person.
  • Diesel & Duke, a popular burger spot in New Brunswick and Montclair, is planning an expansion into Jersey City. 
  • Raval has a new weekend cocktail and dance lounge launching on May 5th on the bottom floor.