Travel Food Feature-Jersey Girls Food Tours, Jersey City NJ

Over the course of the next few months, I think you’ll see some content shifting and small changes to Behind the Plates. I’m in the process of a small re-branding to start really focusing on what I love most and more importantly what you readers favor, recipes and travel. I’ve dipped my toes into a bunch of other content related pools but, I these are really the heart of Behind the Plates. This post is the beginning of that evolution. I’m hoping to bring you travel inspiration features that really speak to people who travel like me! So what does traveling like Missy entail? Well, I’m often on the hunt for the best food related experience I can find. Sometimes I plan ahead; sometimes I stumble upon them in our explorations. The most obvious is restaurant experiences but what about tours, street carts, classes, etc.? For the traveling food lover, like me!!, I think you’ll appreciate the ideas I’ll share along my journeys.

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The Black Whale Bar and Fish House, Beach Haven, NJ in Review

Growing up at the shore, I never vacationed to the famous Jersey beach towns that so many flock to in the summer months like Wildwood, Seaside and Long Beach Island. I was a mile from the beach so getting a hotel room in another beach town, just miles down the road, would be a bit silly. Instead, during the summer months we vacationed and explored the lakes and coastlines of New England states like Maine and New Hampshire.

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A Bachelorette Cape May Winery Expedition with Tastings and Tours

A few weekends ago a whole group of my college girlfriends, along with some new friends, headed down to Cape May for a bachelorette party. We had rented a beautiful, and highly recommended, shore house from VRBO (If you have not used VRBO for a vacation rental…you should look into it, it’s a great service. Also, here is the link to the gorgeous rental we stayed in: http://www.vrbo.com/324247 ).

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