Northeastern United States cuisine

New Jersey Cuisine

New Jersey Cuisine

Due to its position between New York City and Philadelphia, many towns in New Jersey are bedroom communities of one or the other. As a result, the signature foods of both cities are very popular in their corresponding suburbs — pizza, bagels, pastrami, and submarine sandwiches in the New York Metropolitan Area communities of Northern and Central Jersey, and hoagies, cheesesteaks, soft pretzels, water ices, and scrapple in the Philadelphia Area towns of South Jersey. Several of these regional dishes have achieved popularity statewide.Read More
Italian Tomato Pie

Italian Tomato Pie

The basic recipe for tomato pie calls for a thick, porous, focaccia-like dough covered with tomato sauce, which is sprinkled with grated Romano cheese. Read More