Monthly Archives: March 2011

Shrimp Diavlo Panini with Pasta Salad

My first time at John’s I tried the Buffalo Chicken Salad and wrote about it here. On my most recent visit, I had the good fortune to order the Shrimp Diavlo Panini off the daily specials menu for $6.95 plus … Continue reading

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Stuffed Bread & Zeppoles

My fellow clerks and I ventured pretty far down Newark Ave. to get to the Second Street Bakery. Our original destination was Rue Viet but upon arrival we were chagrined to discover that it is in fact closed Mondays. We … Continue reading

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Carne Salteada y Tostones con Guacamole

Little Columbia a.k.a. Añoranzas Columbianas is one of Newark Ave’s treasures. Añoranzas Columbianas translates roughly to yearnings or nostalgia for Columbia.  The bright blue, yellow and red façade stands out on this otherwise drab stretch of Newark Ave. and makes you feel … Continue reading

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Chicken Fajita + Meat Dumplings

Chinese and Mexican cuisines offer some of the tastiest food on the planet. Years ago, an enterprising individual dreamt up the genius idea of opening a restaurant that offers these favorites under one roof. And the Chinese-Mexican restaurant was born. Jersey … Continue reading

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Diner Roti

As you can see, Jersey City boasts a huge variety of ethnic foods within the few block radius of the Newark Ave. courthouses. However, I haven’t found much caribbean food in the area so far besides the Golden Crust chain … Continue reading

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Corned Beef & Soda Bread

Welcome to Jersey City Eats St. Patrick’s Day edition. Today we bring you two traditional Irish delacacies, corned beef and soda bread. For the corned beef, I went to family owned Maloney’s Meat Market located steps away from the courthouse … Continue reading

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Pizza $1.75 a slice

What is my heritage you ask? Well, that’s easy. I’m pizza blooded. If there’s one thing that runs through my veins it’s my love for pizza. I inhereted my refined tastes from my father, who is originally from Queens, NY. … Continue reading

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