Popular Specialty Pizzas

There are millions of variations of pizza. Every pizzeria puts its own spin on the old favorite. If it can be put on top of pizza dough, chances are someone has made a pizza with it. We’ve compiled a list of pizza variations that have had staying power. White pizza...

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When Tomatoes Met Pizza

Pizza has been topped with tomatoes for so long that it’s hard to imagine that tomatoes weren’t always a pizza staple. While you may find that surprising, you may find it even more surprising that tomatoes weren’t introduced to Italy until the 16th Century. Tomatoes...

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Pizza Around the World

Dishes similar to pizza and pizza-inspired dishes are found in almost every country in the world. We have created a list of the pizza variations found internationally. Hawaiian Pizza In 1962, Hawaiian pizza was created in Ontario, Canada. We know that doesn’t sound...

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The History of Pork Roll/Taylor Ham

The early history of pork roll is unclear. It’s possible that New Jersey’s favorite breakfast meat has origins in the Revolutionary War at the Battle of Trenton. If pork roll can truly trace its history back that far, it’s because the Continental Army needed a food...

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Pizza Around the United States

In New Jersey, we are most familiar with New York-style pizza, but that’s far from the only pizza commonly served in the United States. Every region has its own specialty. We’ve compiled a list of the regional pizza variations in the United States. New York-style...

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The History of Pizza

Pizza didn’t start to develop into the form we know and love today until the 16th Century. However, the origins of the flatbread with toppings began in the Neolithic period (15,200 BC to around 2,000 BC). Throughout history, various peoples have had their own...

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Sam Adams Winter Lager Review

Sam Adams has once again proven themselves to be a master class when it comes to seasonal brews. Their Winter Lager is a fine beer from start to finish, and makes a wonderful beverage during the holiday season. If you want a break from the traditional lager or just...

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Anchor Brewing Christmas Ale Review

Anchor Brewing takes on the holiday season with their take on a Christmas ale.  Hailing from the state of California, Anchor Brewing’s Christmas Ale is an exceptional craft beer.  This rich and smooth ale hits all the notes and is a perfect beverage for the holidays....

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Beach Haus Winter Rental Review

Beach Haus Brewery is a local brewer here at the Jersey Shore. They are fairly new but have made a splash on the local microbrew scene, especially with their seasonal beer “Winter Rental”. They are best known for their classic American pilsner, but they have a handful...

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Blue Moon Cappuccino Oatmeal Stout Review

Blue Moon’s Cappuccinio Oatmeal Stout is just as good as it sounds.  Brewed with oats, cocoa, and decaffeinated coffee, this brew is the perfect treat for the cold winter months.  The fresh coffee aroma and rich roasted taste will leave you wanting more of this...

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Spaten Oktoberfest Review

Spaten is one of Germany’s most successful breweries hailing out of Munich. Their take on Oktoberfest is as genuine as it can get and it is very delicious.  You can't get much closer to the original märzen style then by going directly to the source.  If you are a fan...

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Shock Top Twisted Pretzel Wheat Review

Shock Top Brewing Company is most well known for their Belgian white brew and their raspberry wheat, but they also make seasonal and limited edition beers as well. That’s where Twisted Pretzel Wheat comes in.  This is a limited edition brew that delivers a delicious...

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Firestone Union Jack IPA Review

Attention IPA lovers: we have ourselves another winner! Firestone’s Union Jack IPA is one of the best IPA’s out in the craft beer market right now.  It has excellent hops with an exceptional balance that will convince many more people to try out an IPA.  Firestone has...

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Sam Adams OctoberFest Review

Sam Adams OctoberFest is an exceptional seasonal beer. In fact, it is so good that it is one of the only American beers served this year at Oktoberfest in Munich. Sam Adam’s take on this classic style blends hearty malts for a nice, smooth flavor that any beer drinker...

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New Belgium Fat Tire Beer Review

New Belgium’s Fat Tire Amble Ale is a delicious alternative to today’s everyday beer. The ale’s name, Fat Tire, is derived from a bike trip that the co-founder took through Europe. It is a pleasant, amber ale that is surprisingly nice, as well as easy and enjoyable to...

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Stella Artois Beer Review

Originally named Den Hoorn Brewery, Stella Artois (pronounced stell-ah ar-twa) is one of the oldest breweries in the world. Although the name may sound French, it is actually a Belgian lager! Stella Artois, or Stella for short, brews many other beers, but they are...

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Illusive Traveler Beer Review

The Illusive Traveler shandy rounds out a list of fruity selections at the Traveler Beer Company. Made with real grapefruit, it offers a unique alternative to the currently trendy shandy beers. While the Traveler Beer Company also has a classic, lemon shandy—the...

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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter Review

The Edmund Fitzgerald Porter is a bittersweet tribute to the legendary freighter that sank during a storm on Lake Superior in 1975. That event is considered one of the most significant and historical shipwrecks to have occurred on any of the Great Lakes. The event...

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Kane Brewing Company’s Head High Beer Review

One of the more popular IPAs we have on tap is Kane Brewing Company’s Head High. The brewery is just down the road from our location and there are a lot of local fans in the area. However, it has received some great reviews outside of the Garden State as well and is...

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