It’s all a Matter of Taste!

Do You Tea, located at 942 Summit Avenue in the Heights, will be hosting a Tea Tasting tomorrow, Wednesday, September 9th, from 6:30 - 7:30 pm. You will have the opportunity to  taste teas that have great benefits, targeting specific things. The cost of the event is $5. Teas to help boost your immunity, aid in weight loss, and… Continue reading It’s all a Matter of Taste!

RDG enters Jersey City restaurant market in glorious fashion

via Brett Johnson/ NJ BIZ When Restaurant Development Group's trio of real estate experts were looking for inspiration for a new Jersey City restaurant, they found it in Spain. “Raval, this neighborhood in Barcelona, was once the seedy, down-by-the-port rough neighborhood,” RDG's Michael Garcia said. “It went through a renaissance and now this once-undesirable place has… Continue reading RDG enters Jersey City restaurant market in glorious fashion

Love Letters: Jersey City, NJ

The Huffington Post TRAVEL blog recently ran a love letter to Jersey City. Written by David Massoni, who is the proprietor of Three Kings of Kings County, which includes TALDE Brooklyn, TALDE Jersey City, Thistle Hill Tavern, Pork Slope, Carrino Provisions and the soon-to-be-opened TALDE Miami Beach. Dear Jersey City, I should begin with the fact… Continue reading Love Letters: Jersey City, NJ

Around Town: Dark Side of the Moo & 30 Chefs Agree

Thanks to creative food photographer William F. Spencer, who recently shared this photo from his blog 30 Chefs Agree. Let's agree that there's never a wrong time to celebrate the Moo Truck!!

Do YOU Tea?

Jersey City FYI has just discovered this hidden gem in The Heights! Have you been to Do You Tea? yet? The tea shop just opened an outpost at 942 Summit Avenue. Owner and long-time lover of teas Kelley Scruby is the in-house "tea expert". She finely crafts handmade loose-leaf teas using only the highest quality,… Continue reading Do YOU Tea?

Talde Jersey City Opens Tonight

'Top Chef' star Dale Talde's Asian fusion Talde Jersey City is opening tonight. According to NJ.Com: The project, announced in October 2013, is a partnership between Talde and his Brooklyn-based restaurant partners David Massoni and John Bush and "Kitchen Cousins" stars Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri and Anthony's father, Alfonso, who owns the stately building… Continue reading Talde Jersey City Opens Tonight

Good Morning at Sam A.M. Cafe

JC FYI has been hearing a lot about Sam A.M.  and all of it has been delicious! Open for coffee, breakfast, and lunch, Sam A.M. is busy building a loyal following. According to their website, "Sam a.m.'s menu is seasonally driven, drawing on the strengths of local farmers, butchers and bakers. Our menu is small… Continue reading Good Morning at Sam A.M. Cafe

‘Tis The Season For Farmer’s Markets!

via the Official JC website Summer is here and the Annual Jersey Fresh Farmers Markets are in full swing all over Jersey City. Jersey Fresh is an advertising and promotional program developed by the New Jersey Department of Agri- culture in 1983 to publicize the wide variety of fruits and vegetables which are grown here… Continue reading ‘Tis The Season For Farmer’s Markets!

It’s Cold But Torico’s Ice Cream Still Hits the Spot!

If you haven't checked out Torico's Ice Cream yet, well, what are you waiting for?!! Open daily from 11am - 10pm, this premium ice cream shop at 20 Erie Street scoops up the fun! Here's what they say: Here at Torico Ice Cream Parlor, we offer delightful flavors from out of the past made from… Continue reading It’s Cold But Torico’s Ice Cream Still Hits the Spot!

Hudson Restaurant Week Is Almost Here!

Hudson Restaurant Week is a bi-annual culinary celebration that promotes Hudson County as a premier dining destination in New Jersey during slow times of the year: January and July. It was created by Get Out Hudson magazine in 2005 through conversations with local restaurants. The event and magazine were created by young female entrepreneur, Tamara… Continue reading Hudson Restaurant Week Is Almost Here!