My February in New Jersey

I’m warning you in advance, when you look at what I did this month you’re going to be like…all you did was eat. I assure you I did many other things this month…having said that, yes I did go to a lot of different restaurants this month (and reviewed most of them). February is the shortest and sometimes coldest month of the year and since Spring is about to Sprung(?), I am very much looking forward to March. To follow my adventures daily…follow on Instagram @newjerseyisntboring and snapchat NJISNTBORING

February 1st – I spent the first day of the month at Sandy’s, an Italian restaurant located in East Brunswick, NJ. Considering it was a Monday, the place was PACKED. I also got a three course meal for under $16…so win win. It pays to go out during the week!

February 2nd – Happy Groundhog Day! I spent this year’s Groundhog Day in Milltown, New Jersey for their annual Groundhog’s Day celebration with Milltown Mel. For more on that experience…click HERE

February 4th – I woke up early and headed to the Columbus Flea Market in Burlington County. Always a fun trip with amazing food and finds!

I also visited the Vincentown Diner for my 150th diner review! To read more about that, click HERE

February 8th – I headed to Morris County to eat at Urban Fire in downtown Madison, a quick brick oven pizza place that makes all their pizza made to order. SO good.

February 9th – Yay! A a Snow Day!

February 10th – I headed to Jersey City to attend their monthly Midnight Market. I ate so much amazing food. To read more about that…click HERE

February 11th – It was Valentine’s Day weekend so I started it off right…but going to a New Jersey diner of course! This time I headed to Tootie’s Diner in New Egypt. To read my review, click HERE

After breakfast we headed to Laurita Winery to renew our wedding vows. Awwwww. To read more about that, click HERE

February 12th – I headed to NY to visit family, but got this cool shot of a food George Washington Bridge on the way home.

February 13th – I spent pre-Valentine’s Day in beautiful downtown Red Bank.

We ate at La Pastaria for delicious Italian food.

We also ended the night at Count Basie Theatre to see Manchester by the Sea.

February 14th – How else do you celebrate Valentine’s Day? Heart Shaped Pizza and NJ wine of course!

February 15th – I got to check out Vital in downtown Montclair for amazing Jamaican food. To read more about that trip, click HERE

February 16th – I went out to dinner at Casa Comida in Long Branch with my favorite Aussie (@aussieinnj)

February 18th – Spent the day in Merchantville, NJ which of course included a trip to the famous Aunt Charlotte’s.

We also dined at the Merchantville Diner, review HERE

And tasted craft beer at Eclipse Brewing, which is also located in the downtown area. Read my review HERE

February 20th – I had a great experience checking out the The Old Bay Restaurant’s in New Brunswick’s new menu. To read more about that, click HERE

February 24th – BIG DAY! We started by going on a hard hat tour of the immigrant hospital at Ellis Island. Very amazing history lesson…I highly recommend it.

Of course how could we not visit the Statue of Liberty while we were there?

Had dinner at the famous Zeppelin Hall in Jersey City, where we attempted to eat this massive meat pretzel…

And last but not least, saw NJ’s own Jim Breuer perform at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank.

February 25th – What an amazing day in Jersey City (part 2)! I had the opportunity to join the Jersey Girls Food Tour for a 5 restaurant tour in downtown Jersey City.

If you’re looking to eat at a few places in JC…this is the way to do it!

Can’t wait to see what March has in store!


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