• Green Foods to Try on St. Patrick’s Day in Hoboken + Jersey City

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    Ah yes, St. Patrick’s Day – a holiday that Hoboken loves and also loves to hate. But from epic festivities all weekend long and live music performances, there’s still something exciting about this Irish holiday on the actual day these days, sorry Leprecon {or it might be the fact that it’s the first sign of spring + spring activities in the city}. Of course, no event in the Mile Square could go by without some fun, festive food. From green bagels to Leprechaun bowls, read on for a roundup of the best green foods to try in Hoboken + Jersey City this weekend.

    JP’S Bagel Express {52 Newark Street, Hoboken}

    jps bagels green bagels

    {Photo: Casey Repetti}

    For a morning bite or midday snack that’s repping a serious St. Patrick’s Day vibe, grab a green bagel at JP’s Bagel Express. Get it toasted, add some cream cheese or sprinkle cream cheese {as pictured above}, and fuel up for the holiday celebrations.

    Bagels on Hudson {802 Washington Street, Hoboken}

    bagels on hudson green bagels

    {Photo: @bagelsonthehudson}

    Indulge in another festive breakfast food {or lunch or dinner, whichever you prefer}, with special hand-rolled green bagels from Bagels on Hudson. As part an annual Hoboken tradition, these plain-only holiday-inspired treats will be available this weekend.

    See More: Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2019 in Hoboken + Jersey City

    O’Bagel {600 Washington Street, Hoboken}

    o bagel green bagels

    {Photo: @obagel_family}

    Plain, everything – whatever bagel diners are the mood for, O’Bagel has it covered. Grab a cream cheese, butter, or sandwich style green bagel this weekend from this locale in honor of St. Patrick’s Day.

    Hoboken Hot Bagels {634 Washington Street, Hoboken}

    hoboken hot bagels green bagels

    {Photo: @hobokenhotbagels}

     These leprechaun-inspired bagels will be available this weekend only {and the amount left over for Sunday depends on how many orders are placed by Saturday}. Get your green-food fix and place your order ASAP.

    Playa Bowls {100 Hudson Street, Hoboken}

    playa bowls square

    For those interested in something a bit more nutritious {but equally as delicious}, opt for the Leprechaun Bowl at Playa Bowls this weekend. The green base is made with granola and comes topped with kiwi, banana, peanut butter, and coconut flakes. Plus, use the code “Luck of the Irish” to get 15% off an order.

    Read More: Every Rainbow Food You Need to Try in New Jersey and NYC

    Tony Boloney’s {263 1st Street, Hoboken}

    tb pizza st pattys day

    {Photo: @tonyboloneys}

    Get that pizza fix {and midday grease fuel up between libations on St. Patty’s Day} with a special Evil Leprechaun Pie {available by the slice or pie} stout mustard, corned beef, Irish white cheddar, and cabbage over at Tony Boloney’s this weekend.

    Milk Sugar Love {19 McWilliams Place, Jersey City}

    msl stpattys

    {Photo: @milksugarlovejc}

    For that sweet-tooth fix, Milk Sugar Love will be offering a special festive Malted Marshmellow ice cream {its version of Lucky Charm’s ice cream} and a special milkshake – made with mint chip, whipped cream, sprinkles, and a macaroon. The treats will be available Saturday and Sunday for all those St. Patty’s day munchies.

    Do you have a go-to St. Patrick’s Day-inspired treat? Let us know in the comments!


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    Arielle is a born-and-bred Jersey girl and like a true NJ native, half her diet consists of bagels and the other half pizza. As a graduate of both American University and City, University of London, she’s been a passionate writer ever since she wrote her first “book” in the first grade. When she’s not furiously typing away at her keyboard, she spends her time ticking places off of her “to travel to” list, trying any and all new foods, and trying to stop herself from spending too much money at Zara.


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