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Getting Ready To Cook This Thanksgiving? Head To These Local Food Markets


Thanksgiving Day is a special day to say the least, and it’s important to serve the tastiest food available to your guests if you’re planning on hosting in your Beacon apartment!

If you’re playing host this year, then forego your usual trip to that big-name market and instead, pick up some specialty items from the very eclectic and interesting food markets that exist throughout the Jersey City area. Check them out below!

Aspen Marketplace, located at 226 Washington St, Hoboken which is 10 minutes from your Beacon apartment, is a one-stop shop for groceries, prepared food and specialty fare from an in-house deli, butcher and bakery.

Whether you are a long-time, loyal customer or just love to explore and discover new and exciting food for special days, Aspen Marketplace is a great spot for you to check out before Thanksgiving comes around to impress all of your guests.

Sobsey’s Produce, located at 92 Bloomfield St, Hoboken which is 10 minutes from your Beacon apartment, is a source for high-end and organic groceries, hormone-free meat, hand-roasted coffee and baked goods.

Sobsey’s is much more than a gourmet market.  Professional chefs, foodies, and people passionate about produce all know that Sobsey’s is the ‘go-to’ store in Hoboken for the freshest food available anywhere. Whether you’re new to the area or one of the many customers that have been visiting Sobsey’s for decades, come on in!


Aspen Marketplace

226 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 659-0355


Sobsey’s Produce

92 Bloomfield St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 795-9398

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


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


Choc O Pain French Bakery and Café

157 1st St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

(201) 710-5175