bakeries

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Satisfy That Sweet Tooth on Thanksgiving Day With These Local Pie Shops

14Nov

Thanksgiving is coming up on Thursday, Nov. 22, and we’re all ready for the big feast full of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce. However, for those with a sweet tooth, there’s an even better part of Thanksgiving – dessert!

Thanksgiving desserts typically are full of pies in every variety, including apple, pumpkin and blueberry. Luckily for us here in Jersey City, our area is full of tasty pie shops, which will certainly come in handy after you’ve already spent hours cooking Thanksgiving dinner!

If you want to keep your guests happy after the main meal is over on Thanksgiving Day, then make sure you stop by these bakeries well before the big day. Hurry though, they’re taking orders as soon as possible!

GFG Bakery Café, located at 221 River St, Hoboken which is about 12 minutes from your Beacon apartment, is a reincarnation of the owners’ Greek culinary and baking past on a mission to make their neighborhood seem a bit more like home – where you can always count on simply good food!

To find out what they’re baking up in the pie department, stop by their shop to see what’s been freshly made. However, classic apple pies and apple pie crumbles are always on the menu, so you can always count on these staples here.

Choc O Pain French Bakery and Café, located at 157 1st St, Hoboken which is about 12 minutes from your Beacon apartment, is a comfy French cafe offering homemade breads and desserts plus a menu of sandwiches and other light fare.

At Choc O Pain, they bake all of their desserts in the traditional European way, using only basic, fresh ingredients which you can taste in every slice of pie that you bite. Plus, they also offer catering as well as baking classes, if you would like to learn how to bake their pies yourself!

 

GFG Bakery Café

221 River St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 533-1040

gfg-bakery.com

 

Choc O Pain French Bakery and Café

157 1st St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 710-5175

chocopainbakery.com

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Hosting a Party? Get Your Cake at These Jersey City Bakeries

20Aug

Birthdays, graduations and summer celebrations… there’s no time to host a party like in the summertime, when everyone is ready to unwind with some sunshine and pool time, and if you’re hosting a party, then it can’t be complete without an amazing cake.

Here in Jersey City, there’s no reason to settle for a run-of-the-mill supermarket cake – we have lots of amazing bakeries here in town that can make amazing custom cakes that are sure to stun your party guests. Check out these bakeries before finalizing your party details!

Dulce de Leche Bakery, located at 376 Central Ave, Jersey City which is about 10 minutes from your Beacon apartment, is a stylish, bright cafe offering Latin American lunch fare, plus gourmet pastries, cakes and cookies.

Refusing to compromise on quality and craftsmanship has been the “secret” to their success. Each day, they work diligently to continue learning, improving, and evolving. You will definitely taste the difference if you visit this shop!

Philippine Bread House, located at 530 Newark Ave, Jersey City which is seven minutes from your Beacon apartment, is a venerable Filipino bakery producing traditional breads and cakes, with a separate hot lunch counter.

For more than 30 years, Philippine Bread House has proudly developed a deep love and satisfaction from making our customers happy by producing exactly what they want: delicious, quality products with an original homemade taste! What initially began long ago as a simple one-time request for their popular sweet roll grew into an enormous following that continues to grow to this day.

 

Dulce de Leche Bakery

376 Central Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07307

(201) 626-1888

 

Philippine Bread House

530 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306

(201) 659-1753

 

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These Jersey City Bakeries Have Amazing Cookies for the Holidays

11Dec

Don’t worry about hitting one of the Beacon’s private gyms this month – December is the time to enjoy big holiday meals, scrumptious desserts and fine wines! And, of course, one of the favorites on everyone’s list is holiday cookies of every shape, size and color.

If you’re not much of a baker, don’t fret – there’s no need to open your Beacon oven when there are so many wonderful bakeries in Jersey City! If you’re looking for the spot to pick up your Christmas cookies, then look no further:

Carmen Rosa’s Bakery, located at 37 Coles St, Jersey City which is a 10 minute walk from your Beacon apartment, is a longtime, neighborhood bakery featuring classic Dominican cakes and custom desserts in a snug space.

If you’re looking for some amazing Christmas cookies, then this is certainly the place to check out – Carmen Rosa’s Bakery can create custom cookies for your party that are as beautiful as they are delicious!

Prato Bakery, located at 61 Erie St, Jersey City which is a 10-minute drive from your Beacon apartment, is a cozy outpost for sweet and savory Tuscan baked goods, including cookies, focaccia and pizza.

Prato Bakery is a piece of Tuscany in New Jersey. A little bakery with Italian style, where everyday their master bakers produce baked goods. You can smell the freshly baked cookies soon as they come out of the big oven that is in the middle of the bakery!

 

Carmen Rosa’s Bakery

37 Coles St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

(201) 420-7700

 

Prato Bakery

61 Erie St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

(201) 798-8900