Yelp Talks Up Jersey’s Best Pork Roll Joints

Posted by on Apr 9, 2017 in restaurants |

Yelp shot out it’s weekly “The Local Yelp” email to it’s NJ-based members on Wednesday with the subject, “Pork Roll: It’s a Jersey Thing”. They highlighted three of the favorite places in NJ to get your pork roll fix.

Included on the list was Slater’s Deli in Leonardo with 4.5 stars on Yelp, Frank’s Deli in Asbury Park with 4.5 stars, and Fritz’s Deli in New Brunswick, also with 4.5 stars.

It didn’t necessarily claim these three to be the best in NJ but they are definitely among the contenders. 

You can check out the Yelp email here.

What would you put as your top pork roll establishments in the Garden State?


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Pork Roll Pizza is a Thing!

Posted by on Dec 26, 2016 in restaurants |

You’ve probably had a Jersey Burger featuring a slab of pork roll atop your hamburger/cheeseburger but this is the the first sighting (as far as I know) of pork roll pizza. But before you rush to your car and search for directions on your phone, I gotta tell you that (for now) the pizza joint in question is located in San Francisco.

Jersey is a pizza place/restaurant in the SOMA district of San Fran that features plenty of NJ/NY style deliciousness for the east coast transplants and anyone else that wants to sample the delicacies of our fine state.

This article from SF Weekly profiles Jersey and Pork Roll Pizza.

Eat This This Weekend: Jersey’s Taylor Pork Roll Pizza

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Pork Roll Business is Booming!

Posted by on Dec 12, 2015 in Uncategorized |

It’s never been a better time to be in the pork roll business. Our New Jersey based pork roll businesses are shipping more product, and so they need more employees to churn out that meat.

WPVI in Philadelphia ran a story recently about how Case Pork Roll is handling the uptick in business. Unfortunately, the video is in Flash but check it out anyway.

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Finally. Our favorite meat gets the festival it deserves!

Posted by on Mar 14, 2014 in Uncategorized |

2014 pork roll festivalPork roll has always had it’s fans but but it doesn’t get celebrated like other foods like bacon or garlic which has festivals, websites and even entire food show episodes devoted to it. Now that’s about to change thanks to Scott Miller. He’s a Trenton guy that decided he’s going to step up and give Trenton’s hometown meat the celebration it truly deserves.

Mark your calendar, folks. May 24, 2014 is going to be the day. The Pork Roll Festival will be held at Trenton Social starting at 10:30 am and will go throughout the day. There will be lots of pork roll themed entertainment of course.

  • Start with the pork roll brunch with Bloody Marys.
  • The grills will be serving up grilled pork roll sandwiches all day
  • Documentary film on pork roll history
  • Recipe contest and awards
  • Pork roll slider eating contest
  • The pork roll bike tour.

It’s gonna be the place to be for anybody that visits this site. That’s for sure.

Get all the details at the Pork Roll Festival website. Or you can check the Facebook page.

See you there!

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