restaurants

Where To Get Ravioli in Jersey City on National Ravioli Day

19Mar

As we all know, March is still a chilly one here in Jersey City, but for foodies, that means one thing – comfort food! There’s no comfort food quite like ravioli, and on March 20, you can indulge in your favorite cheese, lobster or mushroom ravioli at one of the many top-notch Italian restaurants in Jersey City.

This month, celebrate National Ravioli Day with a bite of some of Jersey City’s best – all without the guilt. Plus, all of these restaurants offer takeout or delivery, so enjoy a ravioli dish in the comfort of your Beacon apartment if you prefer!

Laico’s, located at 67 Terhune Ave, Jersey City which is 13 minutes from your Beacon apartment, is a long-running, brick-lined nook offering an array of Italian cuisine, plus cocktails and wine.

Opened by the Laico family in 1972, Laico’s has been serving its tried-and-true dishes even as its menu evolves with the times. For almost 50 years, longtime loyal patrons and newfound friends and customers have not been disappointed in their choice of dining at Laico’s. The cozy, friendly atmosphere gives both a traditional feel and a present-day vibe, setting the stage to satisfy established as well as contemporary tastes.

Porto Leggero, located at 185 Hudson St, Jersey City which is 10 minutes from your Beacon apartment, is an upscale, chandelier-filled venue serving Italian fare in a high-ceilinged space with tall windows.

Fully exposed behind a two-story wall of glass, the modern interior is softened with mahogany archways, tumbled brick and richly textured upholstery. The finely appointed tables are dressed in white linen. Although waterfront restaurants are plentiful along the Hudson River, though, few have a cuisine comparable to Porto Leggero.

Laico’s

67 Terhune Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07305

(201) 434-4115

Porto Leggero

185 Hudson St, Jersey City, NJ 07311

(201) 434-3200

Craving Wings For Super Bowl Sunday? Order From These Jersey City Spots

04Feb

This Super Bowl Sunday may leave both the stadium and bars devoid of their usual crowds, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the best parts of the “holiday” – beer, pizza, and of course, chicken wings!

With so many tasty spots specializing in chicken wings located near our Beacon apartments, you won’t need to wait long for that delicious delivery. Order from these eateries for a Super Bowl Sunday evening that will have you licking your fingers!

Ambassador Fish and Chicken, located at 493 Martin Luther King Dr., Jersey City which is five minutes from your Beacon apartment, serves fried fish and chicken, shrimp, Buffalo wings and more in a low-key space.

Since 2005, Ambassador Fish and Chicken has served the community with its Jersey City, East Orange, Newark and Irvington locations. They are committed to using the finest ingredients in their recipes – no food leaves their kitchen that they themselves would not eat! You are one step away from satisfying your chicken wings craving with their online ordering tool.

Cluck-U-Chicken, located at 586 West Side Ave, Jersey City which is six minutes from your Beacon apartment, is a fast-food chain specializing in wings and other chicken dishes, plus a variety of sauces.

Cluck-U Chicken started in 1985 in New Brunswick when a college student decided that his campus needed more than just pizza and burgers, and set out to create the best buffalo wings in the world the world. The unique recipes and sauces that he developed created a devoted following for food made from only the finest ingredients, including fresh chicken.

Ambassador Fish and Chicken

493 Martin Luther King Dr., Jersey City, NJ 07304

(201) 360-2817

Cluck-U-Chicken

586 West Side Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07304

(201) 946-2222

Start Your Resolution Off Right at These Jersey City Healthy Restaurants

06Jan

Many of us have set the same New Year’s resolution – to work on getting rid of those extra pounds and start eating better and working out after a holiday season full of delicious treats!

Of course, it’s not easy to turn down pancakes and bacon for a smoothie or a decadent sandwich for a salad, but here in Jersey City, we have lots of restaurants that specialize in delicious healthy cuisine. At these spots, you can have a meal that’s both tasty and good for you.

Plant Base, located at 370 Pacific Ave, Jersey City which is five minutes from your Beacon apartment, is on a mission to help people implement a happier and healthier lifestyle through plant based foods and ethical products sold in a zero waste format.

Plant Base offers a variety of ready-made, grab-and-go or eat-in menu items for breakfast and lunch, and a homestyle dinner menu that rotates daily. In addition to the ready-made food, Plant Base also offers a wide variety of package-free organic produce as well as body care and household cleaning products.

Honeygrow, located at 120 Washington St, Hoboken which is 12 minutes from your Beacon apartment, is a hip counter-serve spot for locally sourced salads, stir-fries and fruit-honey desserts.

Founded by Justin Rosenberg eight years ago, Honeygrow brings people together over the highest quality, wholesome, simple foods. As a newly converted proponent of a plant-based diet, Justin decided to leave the cubicle world, train in a fine-dining kitchen, and pursue a life that spoke to his passion: creating wonderful things through the lens of nourishing foods.

Plant Base

370 Pacific Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07304

(551) 256-3868

Honeygrow

120 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 533-8089

Enjoy Your Holiday Dinner at These Jersey City Restaurants

02Dec

If you’re planning on hosting Christmas dinner this year, you’re probably already planning on spending every minute from when the kids open their presents to when they go to sleep cooking in your Beacon kitchen. However, with all of the amazing restaurants nearby open for Christmas dinner, there’s no need to spend Dec. 25 cooking over a hot stove.

Kick back this Christmas and enjoy items such as baked ham, prime rib, roasted Brussels sprouts and gingerbread without ever picking up a single pan. These eateries near your Beacon apartment have all of your Christmas wishes on their tables!

Blue Eyes Restaurant, located at 525 Sinatra Dr, Hoboken which is 10 minutes from your Beacon apartment, is a light-filled, modern Italian restaurant with a Frank Sinatra theme and a riverfront patio with skyline views.

If you’re looking for a taste of Italy this Christmas, then Blue Eyes Restaurant is the place to go – they have a wood burning oven made out of bricks that has been flown from Naples, Italy, to offer you the most authentic pizza Napoletana. Plus, they serve a variety of pastas, appetizers, paninis, desserts, gelato and assorted coffees.

Porto Leggero, located at 185 Hudson St, Jersey City which is 10 minutes from your Beacon apartment, is an upscale, chandelier-filled venue serving Italian fare in a high-ceilinged space with tall windows.

Fully exposed behind a two-story wall of glass, the modern interior is softened with mahogany archways, tumbled brick and richly textured upholstery. The finely appointed tables are dressed in white linen. Although waterfront restaurants are plentiful along the Gold Coast of the Hudson, few have a cuisine comparable to Porto Leggero.

Blue Eyes Restaurant

525 Sinatra Dr, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 683-6861

Porto Leggero

185 Hudson St, Jersey City, NJ 07311

(201) 434-3200

Indian Cuisine Is Always On The Menu At These Authentic Eateries

24Sep

Here in Jersey City, we are surrounded by a bustling culinary scene that allows you to travel the world via plate, all without ever going further than a few miles from your Beacon apartment. This includes our local Indian eateries, which offer all of your authentic favorites like chicken tikka masala, biryani, naan, samosas and more.

Ready to indulge with some delicious Indian comfort cuisine now that fall is here? Stop by these Jersey City Indian restaurants for outdoor dining or takeout.

Amiya, located at 101 Hudson St, Jersey City which is seven minutes from your Beacon apartment, offers refined, contemporary Indian cuisine in a fine dining setting which is the perfect atmosphere for a night out on the town or a simple afternoon lunch.

Amiya is headed by Chef Girish, who juxtaposes the traditional qualities of Indian cuisine that diners crave with ingredients not traditionally seen on a typical Indian menu. The delightful menu is inspired by Chef Girish’s deep knowledge of Indian cuisine, his skill and his boundless imagination.

VaibhaV Indian Restaurant, located at 737 Newark Ave, Jersey City which is seven minutes from your Beacon apartment, is a relaxed BYOB eatery providing an array of traditional Indian fare.

Vaibhav aims to bring the essence of the rich Indian heritage of taste and culinary culture. Their chefs excel in treating diners with the most delectable spreads and they have proven themselves over the years to be a sophisticated yet comforting destination.

Amiya

101 Hudson St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

(201) 433-8000

VaibhaV Indian Restaurant

737 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306

(201) 533-9500