Jersey Choice: August 2014 Best-Of Winners

Our final poll of 2014 asked for the best in specialty food stores and sweet treats. Who took top honors?

To conclude our Jersey Choice/Best Of New Jersey poll, we asked you to vote for your favorite specialty food stores and sweet shops around the state. Take a look at the winners from North, Central and South Jersey! (And be sure to check out the winners of our January, March, April, May, June and July polls, as well as our Best Restaurants poll.)

CATEGORY: BAGELS

North: Bagel Chateau, 325 Millburn Ave., Millburn
Central: Bagel Masters, 661 Broad St., Shrewsbury
South: Delicious Bagels, 2259 Bridge Ave., Point Pleasant

CATEGORY: BUTCHER

North: John’s Meat Market, 389 Park Ave., Scotch Plains
Central: Monmouth Meats, 112 Monmouth St., Red Bank
South: Lenny’s Colonial Ranch Market, 3108 Bridge Ave., Point Pleasant

CATEGORY: CANDY/CHOCOLATIER

North: Brummer’s Chocolates, 125 E Broad St., Westfield
Central: Sugarush, 37 E Front St., Red Bank
South: Mrs. Hanna Krause Candy Inc., 2220 New Jersey 37, Toms River

CATEGORY: CANNOLI

North: Calandra’s Bakery, 244 US 46, Fairfield
Central: La Rosa’s, 79 Newman Springs Rd. E, Shrewsbury
South: Joe Leone’s, 510 Route 35 South, Point Pleasant

CATEGORY: COCKTAILS

North: Stage House Tavern, 366 Park Ave., Scotch Plains
Central: Ninety Acres, 2 Main St., Peapack-Gladstone
South: 709, 709 Arnold Ave., Point Pleasant Beach

CATEGORY: CUPCAKES

North: 2 Sweet LLC, 279 Browertown Rd., Woodland Park
Central: Sugarush, 37 E. Front St., Red Bank
South: Muellers Bakery, 80 Bridge St., Bay Head

CATEGORY: GOURMET SHOP

North: Tom the Green Grocer, 2305 South Ave., Scotch Plains
Central: Delicious Orchards, 320 New Jersey 34, Colts Neck
South: Joe Leone’s. 510 Route 35 South, Point Pleasant

CATEGORY: SPORTS BAR

North: The Office, Multiple Locations
Central: Mad Hatter, 10 E Ocean Ave., Sea Bright
South: The Spot, 1506 Richmond Ave., Point Pleasant Beach

CATEGORY: WINE SHOP

North: Wine Library, 586 Morris Ave., Springfield
Central: Gary’s Wine & Marketplace, 100 Morristown Rd., Bernardsville
South: The Original Canal’s, Multiple Locations

CATEGORY: WINGS

North: Biggie’s Clam Bar, 430 New Jersey 17, Carlstadt
Central: Tommy’s Coal Fired Pizza, 2 Bridge Ave., Red Bank
South: The Chicken or the Egg, 207 N Bay Ave., Beach Haven

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