When I moved to Jersey City from Hoboken in October of last year, one of the things I knew I’d miss the most was the Garden of Eden gourmet food store on Washington Street, right in the heart of Hoboken. You simply can’t walk out of that shop without some inspiration to create culinary magic (or at least attempt to).That place is a heaven of fresh vegetables, fruits, cheeses, meats, and other foodie delights, and there just really isn’t anything like it within walking distance in our new neighborhood that I’ve been able to find.
Thankfully, though, Hoboken is only the town over from Jersey City so I’m only one Light Rail stop away from my old stomping grounds. This weekend, I decided to stop by Garden of Eden on a lark before heading home from a volunteer meeting that I was attending in Hoboken, hoping to get inspired to make something nom-tastic. As usual, the Garden didn’t fail me. [Read more…]