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The Salty Whale To Open Thursday

Posted Monday, June 18, 2017 The Salty Whale, formally the Manasquan Beach House, will open on Thursday after extensive renovations. […]

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He’s Back…Jimmy Vena Returns to the Kitchen

Posted Monday, June 11, 2019 After a number of years pursuing other ventures, Chef Jimmy Vena is back in the […]

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New Stuff at Waypoint 622

Posted Monday, May 28, 2018 The summer is underway and Waypoint 622 has some new additions to their menus. Important […]

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Jersey City Craft Brew Fest

Posted Monday, April 23, 2018 In the spirit of Oktoberfest, a traditional GERMAN CELEBRATION of beer and countrymen WILL BE […]

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Stage Left Re-Brands

Posted Monday, April 2, 2018 By Tara Tina Harrison for New Jersey Monthly Along with remodeling and redecorating for its […]

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Drifthouse by David Burke – Dinner Menu

Posted Monday, March 12, 2018 Here’s a sneak preview of the exciting new menu at Drifthouse by David Burke Starters […]

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New Restaurants Open/Opening

Posted Monday, January 22, 2018 Modine, a southern style restaurant has opened in Asbury Park, 709 Point Pleasant has been […]

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Asbury Park’s Newest Restaurant

Posted Monday, January 8, 2018 By APP.com This past Friday, the doors to Asbury Park’s newest restaurant opened in one of […]

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Recreating a Classic: Inside the New Union Square Cafe With Designer David Rockwell

Posted Monday, December 18, 2017 One thing you immediately notice about Danny Meyer’s new and improved Union Square Cafe is the […]

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Grandma’s Meatball Special Menus

Posted Monday, November 27, 2017 Serving a bigger & better 3 Course Prix Fixe Dinner Menu – $32 pp Choose […]

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Grandma’s Meatball Extends Restaurant Week Menu

Posted Monday, November 13, 2017 3 Course Dinner Menu – $32. – Monday, Wednesday & Thursday Dinner Menu & Specials […]

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Cross & Orange Unveils New Fall Menu

Posted Monday, October 23, 2017 Chef Pablo has announced his new Fall menu with lots of new ideas sure to […]

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New Fall Promotions

Posted Monday, October 2, 2017 Ama Ristorante, Sea Bright Tiki Bar is now open to the public. Enjoy your favorite […]

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Brunch Returns to Rooney’s

Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 Begins September 24th 10:30 to 2:00PM $32 for Adults $17 for Children $5 bloody Marys […]

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New Mediterranean Restaurant REYLA Opens in Asbury Park

Posted Monday, August 21, 2017 Courtesy of Jersey Bites From the team that brought us Barrio Costero in 2016, comes […]

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Arugula Introduces New Menu

Posted Monday, August 7, 2017 Executive Chef George Edward leads the kitchen at this oceanside restaurant  in Point pleasant. Here’s […]

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Jimmy Vena at Mister C’s Beach Bistro

Posted Monday, July 3, 2017 If you lived anywhere around the Brielle area in the 90’s, odds are you were […]

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A Shiny New Ride Above the Sand at the Jersey Shore

Posted Monday, June 19, 2017 SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. — It was one of the indelible images of the wrath of […]

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Nonno’s New Summer Menu

Posted Monday, June 5, 2017 Inizio CALAMARI SERVED TOMATO SAUCE MEATBALLS HOUSEMADE STUFFED ARTICHOKE HOUSE MADE BREAD CRUMBS, GARLIC, PARSLEY, […]

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Crab’s Claw Announces New Chef’s Specials

Posted Monday, May 22, 2017 The Crab’s Claw Inn has announced new Summer Chef’s Specials that include a daily oyster […]

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Specials at Crab’s Claw Inn

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Remington’s Unveils New Spring Menu

Posted Monday, April 17, 2017 Sean Foley has unveiled his new Spring Menu at Remington’s. Here’s some highlights: Remington’s Seafood […]

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3rd Annual TASTE AWARD Nominees

Posted Thursday, March 16, 2017 Shore Foodie.com and this year’s co-sponsor Jersey Bites have announced the 2017 TASTE Award nominees. […]

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Sugar Specialty Bake Shoppe

Posted Monday, February 20, 2017 If you haven’t had a chance to visit the new bakery in Brielle, you have […]

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The Rolling Dough

Posted Monday, February 6, 2017 My daughter’s friend Michele, her husband and a friend are starting a company called The […]

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La Dolce Vita Dessert Menu

Posted Monday, January 30, 2017 Our friends at La Dolce Vita just got a year round liquor license and one […]

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Charlie’s of Bay Head

Posted Monday, January 16, 2017 If it is true that you can “tell a lot about a book by its […]

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New Restaurants in 2016

Posted Monday, January 9, 2017 New restaurants are always fun…the promise of something great compels us to try anything new […]

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Best New Food Products at the Supermarket

Posted Monday, December 19, 2016 By Cooking Light Magazine If you load your shopping cart with the same foods every […]

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Russell & Bette’s

Posted Monday, December 12, 2016 As you may know, the Marilyn Schlossbach group took over the neighborhood favorite “What’s Your […]

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709 Announces Fall Menu

Posted Monday, November 14, 2016 709 Point Beach has announced a new, lighter fare 3 course dinner, available Sunday-Thursday from […]

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Charlie’s of Bay Head

Posted Monday, October 17, 2016 Few restaurants come with such high expectations than Charley’s of Bay Head, expected to open […]

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River Cafe Shines

Posted Monday, October 10, 2016 The Jersey Shore is loaded with breakfast/lunch restaurants and it is generally hard to tell […]

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Rella’s Porch

Posted Monday, September 12, 2016 There’s probably a month or so left where you can enjoy dining outside, so take […]

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Harpoons Steps Up Wine Game

Posted Monday, August 15, 2016 Harpoon Willy’s has a good everyday wine list that is supplemented by daily specials. The […]

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Twisted Tapas

Posted Monday, July 11, 2016 Twisted Tapas has opened in Belmar in the old Tulipano’s space on Main Street. Open […]

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Remington’s New Dinner Menu

Posted Monday, June 6, 2016 Starters Tomato & Mozzarella Heirloom Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, Arugula, Basil, Garlic Crostini, EVOO, Balsami Cocoa/Pepper […]

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Grand Tavern Opens Outside Patio

Posted Monday, May 30, 2016 Grand Tavern, Neptune has opened an outside patio with its own bar. New summer menu […]

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Anchor Tavern Debuts in Belmar

Posted Monday, May 23, 2016 The Anchor Tavern is the latest incarnation from Chef’s International, owners of Jack Baker’s Lobster […]

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ShoreFoodie.com Welcomes Gaetanos

Posted Monday, May 16, 2016 Gaetano’s is among the most authentic Italian restaurants to come to Red Bank. Our management […]

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709 Point Beach Unveils Summer Menu

Posted Monday, May 9, 2016 Chef Roy has released his summer menu for 709 in Point Beach. Enjoy these great […]

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What’s New at Yvonne’s?

Posted Monday, May 2, 2016 Monday Through Friday 12PM-7PM Happy Hour, With 1/2 Price House Wines, Beer, Martinis, and More. […]

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Nonno’s Unveils Spring Menu

Posted Monday, April 25, 2016 Nonno’s, Bradley Beach has unveiled its new Spring menu, launching this week. New items include […]

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Nonno’s Adds New Cooking Class

Posted Monday, April 4, 2016 Nonno’s Cooking Class on May 1st has sold out. New class has been added May […]

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New Weekly Specials at the Beach Tavern

Posted Monday, March 28, 2016 SUNDAY 1/2 PRICE PASTA  all menu pastas **all day** MONDAY 1/2 PRICED PASTA NIGHT all […]

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Weaver Debuts New Menu at The Mill

Posted Monday, March 14, 2016 We’ve always been fans of The Mill in Spring Lake Heights. Great lakeside setting, stylish […]

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TASTE Awards II Nominees Announced

Posted Monday, February 29, 2016 The 2016 TASTE Award nominees have been announced. The TASTE Awards are given annually to […]

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Shore Foodie Welcomes Skratch

Posted Monday, February 22, 2016 Shore Foodie is happy to welcome Skratch, Asbury Park as its newest subscriber. Housed in […]

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JSRW Welcomes New Restaurants

Posted Monday, February 15, 2015 The 14th Jersey Shore Restaurant Week is just two months away (April 15-24, 2016) and […]

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The Jersey Shore Cookbook

Posted Monday, February 1, 2016 We are excited to tell you about a new cookbook about the Jersey Shore, written […]

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HUGE Annual Mardi Gras Party – Bar A

Posted Monday, January 25, 2016 SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6 – It’s Bar A’s HUGE Annual Mardi Gras Party with ALMOST EASY. No […]

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New Gear at The Irish Rail

Posted Monday, January 4, 2016 Stop in The Irish Rail and check out their new gear, great design. Sweatshirts, t-shirts, […]

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Buona Sera Hires Michelin Trained Chef

Posted Monday, December 7, 2015 Chris Mariani, chef/owner of Buona Sera has announced the hiring Gianluca Deiana, a Michelin restaurant […]

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Abigal’s Bakery

Posted Monday, November 23, 2015 Abigal’s Bakery, a new all natural, organic bakery has opened on Higgins Ave in Brielle. […]

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Nicky Addeo to Perform at Nonno’s

Posted Monday, November 9, 2015 Come enjoy an evening of music and great food. Nonno’s will prepare a four course […]

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Best Kept Secret – Amendment 21

Posted Monday, November 2, 2015 It may be the best kept secret around….until now. Amendment 21 is a Prohibition inspired […]

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JSRW Welcomes New Restaurants……Bar A Wine Dinner

Posted Monday, October 26, 2015 Jersey Shore Restaurant Week welcomes these new participants for the November 6-15, 2015 event. Mister […]

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Great New Specials/Events at Cross & Orange

Posted Monday, October 19, 2015 Tuesdays-25% off wine list Wednesdays-Burger Night, burger and any pint for $15 Thursday-bar only-Happy Hour […]

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Grandma’s Meatball Opens in Manasquan

Posted Monday, October 5, 2015 Grandma’s Meatball opened this week in Manasquan. Here’s a sneak preview of the menu. Antipasto […]

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Lots of New Stuff!

Posted Monday, September 28, 2015 Prime 13, Point Pleasant Join us every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for our new 3 […]

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JSRW on Me -TV

Posted Monday, September 21, 2015 On Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 5pm and Sunday, September 27 at 9am, watch Jim […]

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You a Steelers Fan?

Posted Monday, September 7, 2015 Come enjoy Our Steelers Bar @ Danny’s. We will be offering Danny’s triple play $30 […]

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Hangshift Launches

Posted Monday, August 24, 2015 August, 13, 2015 (Wall Township, New Jersey) – HangShift has officially announced the launch of […]

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HALF MOON POINT Tavern & Grill

Posted Monday, August 17, 2015 2154 Bridge Ave. Point Pleasant, NJ 08742 Jim Scarponi, Jack Kane and John Kitrick – […]

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New Restaurants!

August 10, 2015 Asbury Park – The Bonney Read. 533 Cookman Ave., An American chowder house, cocktail and raw bar. […]

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New Website – New Menus at 709 Point Beach

Posted Monday, August 3, 2015 Great job on the new website at 709 Point Beach.  Terrific specials too; 1/2 price […]

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Domenico Winery: Jersey Roots Reaching West Coast

Posted Monday, July 27, 2015 By Melissa Beverage for Jersey Bites The Pinot grigio is crisp. The chardonnay is not […]

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New Happy Hour Menu at Salt Creek Grille

Posted Monday, July 20, 2015 HappyHour 4-6:30 Monday – Friday 4 Bingham Avenue, Rumson, NJ 732.933.9272 www.saltcreekgrille.com Few better places […]

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Top of the World – Reef & Barrell Rooftop Opens

Posted Monday, July 6, 2015 The new rooftop bar at Reef & Barrell in Manasquan has opened offering a great […]

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Top Summer Farmer’s Markets

Posted Monday, June 29, 2015 Summer brings fresh produce and fruits from local farms and there’s no place better to […]

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This and That

Posted Monday, June 15, 2015 Get “Hooked” on Breakfast New at the Belmar Train Station. Hooked Cafe. Open every day […]

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NJ Seafood Festival

Posted Monday, June 8, 2015 Silver Lake, Belmar 4 to 8 p.m. June 12; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. June […]

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New Sushi Bar at Simko’s

Posted Monday, June 1, 2015 Simko’s in Brielle has just launched its new sushi bar. Tucked in a corner with […]

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Edgar’s Pub – RIP

Posted Monday, May 25, 2015 Venerable Edgar’s Pub in Manasquan gave way this weekend to the new Reef & Barrel. […]

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Waypoint 622 On the Road to Success

Posted Monday, May 11, 2015 Waypoint 622 622 Green Ave. Brielle, NJ 732.528.6665 There are few things as exciting as […]

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Eat and Drink Your Summer Away

Posted Monday, April 20, 2015 There are few places like the Jersey Shore in the summer. Great beaches, wonderful restaurants […]

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Dancing at The Mill

Posted Monday, April 13, 2015 Enjoy dinner and dancing at The Mill’s “101 Lounge” featuring the jazz and blues of […]

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ShoreFoodie.com Launches TASTE Awards

Posted Monday, March 30, 2015 The TASTE awards, sponsored by JVrola Meats , have been created by  ShoreFoodie.com to recognize culinary […]

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Joe’s Cigars and Social Club

Posted Monday, March 16, 2015 Joe’s Cigar & Social Club is planning a late April opening on Rt 71 in […]

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Rella’s Launches Delivery Service

Posted Monday, March 9, 2015 Rella’s Italian Tavern, Brielle has launched its new delivery and curbside service. Visit their site […]

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Cook with Chris

Posted Monday, February 23, 2015 Experience the action and aromas of Brandl’s Innovative American Cuisine up close in this interactive […]

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RUNA Peruvian Sauces

Posted Monday, February 16, 2015 RUNA, the exciting new Peruvian restaurant in Red Bank has just launched the first of […]

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Shore Foodie Announces Taste Awards

Posted Monday, February 2, 2015 Shore Foodie has announced the creation of Taste Awards, A Celebration of the Jersey Shore […]

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Featured Vendors for Wine Weekend and Restaurant Week

Posted Monday, January 26, 2015 Joe Leone’s, Point Pleasant and Sea Girt will provide cheeses, meats and breads/crackers for the […]

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JSRW Announces Spring Events

Posted Monday, January 19, 2015 Thursday, April 16, 2015 – CHEF’S INVITATIONAL – TICKETS The Mill, Spring Lake Heights We’ve […]

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Gotham Opens in Red Bank

Posted Monday, January 12, 2015 Gotham, a speakeasy style gastro pub has opened at 19 Broad Street in Red Bank, […]

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Joe Leone’s Posts January Specials

Posted Monday, January 5, 2015 Each month Joe Leone’s in Point Pleasant posts their daily specials. January has just been […]

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Murray to Host Bordeaux Dinner

Posted Monday, December 22, 2014 Jersey Shore Wine Weekend kicks off with a French Bordeaux dinner at the Ocean Place […]

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Prohibition-A La Carte Brunch

Posted Monday, December 15, 2014 Prohibition, Asbury Park now has an a la carte Sunday brunch (which we love). Here’s […]

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New Year’s Eve Shaping Up

Posted Monday, December 1, 2014 New Year’s Eve plans are starting to come in. here’s the first two….more to come. […]

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New Menus at Salt Creek Grille

Posted Monday, November 17, 2014 As co-owner of one of New Jersey’s most popular restaurants Steve Bidgood knows how important […]

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Runa Debuts in Red Bank

Posted Monday, October 20, 2014 Chef Marita Lynn has opened her long awaited Peruvian restaurant on Monmouth Street in Red […]

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Coming Soon! New Restaurants

Posted Monday, October 6, 2014 Chef Dominick Rizzo, most recently from Park East in Keyport and before that at Remington’s […]

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Al Fresco Dining at Fratello’s

Posted Monday, September 22, 2014 Fratello’s in Sea Girt is one of our favorite restaurants. Love the booths, the convivial […]

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“Do Ya Wanna Dance?”

Posted Monday, September 15, 2014 Kicking off Jersey Shore Restaurant Week is the Big Band Bash. It’s a throwback to […]

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Changes at Firefly

Posted Monday, September 8, 2014 Many changes at Firefly in Point Pleasant including an ownership change. The restaurant which started […]

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The Ticket Office is Open!

Posted Monday, September 1, 2014 Tickets are now available for Jersey Shore Restaurant Week Special Events. JSRW is scheduled for […]

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Got A Favorite Chef Recipe?

Posted Monday, August 25, 2014 With so many great restaurants and chefs at the Jersey Shore, chances are some of […]

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23rd Annual Culinary Classsic

Posted Monday, August 18, 2014 23rd Annual Culinary Classic The Culinary Classic – the first of its kind at the […]

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“Hump Day” by Shore Foodie

Posted Monday, August 11, 2014 Winters can be depressing, business can be sketchy so Shore Foodie.com is introducing, “HUMP DAY”. […]

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NJ Monthly Restaurant Poll….and The Ones They Missed!

Posted Monday, August 4, 2014 New Jersey Monthly has just released its 31st Annual Jersey Choice Restaurant Poll and while […]

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Introducing “Zuni”

Posted Monday, July 28, 2014 Editor’s Note: This is a relatively new website by a friend of ours. We think […]

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“We Love Life Here” Debuts

Posted Monday, July 21, 2014 Our good friend Diane Polito Costa has launched a new website called We Love Life […]

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Jersey Shore Wine Spectator Awards

Posted Monday, July, 14, 2014 With so many wines out there, it is helpful to have some direction on what […]

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The Sweet Elephant Bake Shop

Posted Monday, July 7, 2014 If you are looking for a great gift, a party favor or just something to […]

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Red’s Lobster Pot Sold

Posted on Monday, June 14, 2014 Red’s Lobster Pot, long owned by the same family has been sold to the […]

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The Spring Lake Tap Room

Posted Monday, June 2, 2014 The “Porch” in Spring Lake Heights was sold to the folks who own St Stephens […]

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Poached Pear Bistro to Open May 30 – Federici’s Opens in Belmar

POSTED MONDAY, MAY 26, 2014 The Poached Pear Bistro in Point Pleasant is scheduled to open Friday, May 30th. Killer […]

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Matisse Returns!

Posted Monday, May 12, 2014 Lost in the story of Hurricane Sandy was the devastating effect the storm had on […]

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“Primped and Primed”

Posted Monday, May 5, 2014 Ciao Bella Salon and PRIME 13, point pleasant beach PRESENT: “Primped and Primed” Package includes: […]

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Mother’s Day Beckons

Posted April 28, 2014 Mother’s Day is May 11th this year which is only a few weeks away. We’ve compiled […]

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Seasonal Liquor Licenses Return

Posted Monday, April 21, 2014 Governor Christie has once again moved up the date for the start of seasonal liquor […]

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Top That! Donuts

Posted Monday, April 14, 2014 Local residents Chris and Danielle Wolowitz and their friend Kelly Jedry have opened Top That! […]

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New Restaurants in Point Pleasant

Posted Monday, April 7, 2014 Shore Points Coastal BBQ has opened on Arnold Ave. in Point Pleasant. Helmed by the […]

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East Coast Beer Company Wins Belmar Approval

Posted Monday, March 31, 2014 East Coast Beer Company, Point Pleasant, makers of Beach Haus Beer, has won approval from […]

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Heirloom Kitchen

Posted Monday, March 24, 2014 A few weeks back we re-posted a blog by Jersey Bites on the Heirloom Kitchen […]

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New Restaurants Open in Avon and Brick

Posted Monday, March 17, 2014 Two new restaurants have opened in the last few months, one in Brick and the […]

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FIRST BITES: Kick-Off to Restaurant Week

Posted Monday, March 10, 2014 6 of the best chefs at the Jersey Shore will be creating an extravagant 6 […]

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Blend on Main Opens March 1st

Posted, Monday, February 24, 2014 Chef Lou Smith announced today the highly anticipated launch of his newest restaurant, Blend on […]

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Dinner for Two Under $50?

Posted Monday, February 15, 2014 Times are tough, eating out can be expensive……until now. Sponsored by Shore Foodie Dinner for […]

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Amazing Tasting Menu at Fromagerie

On Wednesday and Thursday evenings, David Burke’s Fromagerie is offering weekly five-course tasting menus featuring dishes influenced by ingredients that Chef Phil finds freshest and most inspiring each […]

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Chef Lou Smith to Debut “Blend”

Posted Monday, February 3, 2014 When Chef Lou Smith opened Firefly in Manasquan a few years back, the restaurant quickly […]

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Fair Haven Welcomes Cravin Haven

Posted Monday, January 27, 2014 “Fair Haven has seen a boom of new businesses in the past year. Joining the […]

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Beers on the Boards

Posted Monday, January 20, 2014 Beers on the Boards SATURDAY MARCH 22, 2014 AT MARTELL’S TIKI BAR ON THE POINT […]

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Ribs, Chkn Done!

Super Bowl is coming up, so it’s time to start thinking about the food. Our friends at the new catering […]

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Restaurants – Opening, Closing, Moving

Shipwreck Grill, Brielle has re-opened after a 2 month renovation and the place looks great. Gone is the knotty pine, […]

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Festhalle Biergarten Coming to Asbury

The vacant furniture building on the corner of Lake and Emory in Asbury Park will soon be home to the […]

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Bistro Rylo Debuts in Ocean

1801 Route 35 in Ocean Township. 732-508-9686 BYOB New restaurant openings are always eagerly anticipated. While we all love our […]

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Early Bird Tickets for Wine Weekend

Jersey Shore Wine Weekend is coming up February 21-23, 2014 at The Ocean Place Resort & Spa in Long Branch.  […]

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Food Bank to Benefit from Jersey Shore Wine Weekend

Jersey Shore Wine Weekend has named The Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean as its charity for the February 21-23, […]

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Jersey Shore Wine Weekend Returns

Jersey Shore Wine Weekend is back, February 21-23, 2014 at the Ocean Place Hotel in Long Branch. The festivities begin […]

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