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Food & Drink

May 22, 2022

For the first time in two years, Belmar, burst to life this weekend, ushering in summer with three days of food and music. The 34th annual New Jersey Seafood Festival returned to Pyanoe Plaza, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. With beautiful weather for the majority of the weekend, people came in ...

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The shrimp, crab cakes and lobsters are obviously an important part of any seafood festival, but the one in Belmar today also made music a significant part of the day.  Live, original music is a staple at the Jersey Shore and today’s festivities welcomed it back with open arms at Pyanoe ...

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With sunny skies in the afternoon and temps approaching records into the high 80’s, Belmar is going to be very busy today. The Seafood Festival began yesterday with a mix of fog and heavy rain, but today is forecast to be much better.  Vendors will be expecting large crowds and parking will be ...

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BELMAR, NJ – With a beautiful weekend forecast, the return of the New Jersey Seafood Festival looks to be the perfect way to kick off the summer season. The festival, which is celebrating its 35th year, has not been held since 2019. It will take place Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (May 20-22) in the ...

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Jersey Mike's Subs will open a new location on the boardwalk at the Belmar Pavilion at 1001 Ocean Avenue on Friday, May 20. The sub shop will occupy the space previously rented by 10th Avenue Freeze Out.  This will be the second Jersey Mike's in Belmar.  The other existing location is at 500 Main ...

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Chili in its simplest form is a stew consisting of chilies and meat, often with the addition of tomatoes and beans. In this version, we ditched the meat, kept the tomatoes and beans, then added root vegetables for a flavor sensation that is as comforting for the body as it is for the ...

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Charcuterie boards are all the rage. Who can resist an artful (and Instagram-able) presentation of tasty little bites? Curls of prosciutto, cubes of cheese, sprinkles of nuts, colorful slices of fruit — charcuterie boards can be a delight to the eyes and the tastebuds. Though traditional ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Jersey Shore BBQ, a staple in Belmar Plaza’s “restaurant row” for more than 10 years, has closed its doors. “We will be relocating this store to Point Beach where the town has welcomed us, and we can continue to thrive plating the best BBQ we can put out every single day,” said ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ — Should diners have to be vaccinated against the coronavirus to eat in a restaurant? That's the question that some restaurant owners are considering. Requiring proof of a COVID-19 vaccine is not unheard of. Beginning this week, patrons in New York City will have to show such proof ...

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