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Vegan Shawarma’s Plant-Based Foods Recreate Tastes of an Israeli Childhood

September 19, 2019

Consumers identifying themselves as vegan has increased from just 1% to 6% between 2014 and 2017, a 600% increase, according to a report in Forbes. Growth of plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy products is on the rise. Vegan (no animal products, including dairy) products are growing in popularity even among those who don't consider themselves vegetarian ...

New Jersey Date Night: Autumn Apple Picking

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

When you date someone not from New Jersey they might ask why we’re known as the Garden State. Typically the answer can be found with one visit to a local farmer’s market, but if doubt persists all you have to do is take them to a New Jersey orchard. 

A beautiful fall afternoon becomes ...

Pick a Peach! It’s National Peach Month

Garden State growers harvested 41 million pounds of peaches last year, according to the New Jersey Department of Agriculture, making it the No. 3 state producing the fuzzy fruit in the country.

Sure, you can get them at the store, but there’s nothing like picking your own. August, National Peach Month, is also the peak time for peach picking in the Garden State.

Here, we found five ...

New Jersey Date Night: With Al Fresco Dining, the Sky’s the Limit

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Enjoying a dinner for two al fresco is a summertime must for New Jersey couples — great food, a little candlelight and the only thing close to a ceiling has a 747 in the distance.

Taking full advantage of everything Jersey has to offer this season will keep you both warm with memories before we ...

New Jersey Date Night: A Revolutionary Morristown Bar Crawl

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Nothing beats a warm summer night — the perfect time to grab your date’s hand and go for a walk. With so many quaint New Jersey towns from which to choose there’s no shortage of options, but Morristown stands out thanks to great architecture and history dating back to the Revolutionary War. It ...

Surrounded by Sculpture, Rat’s Restaurant is a Work of Art

Named for a character in the children’s book “The Wind in the Willows,” Rat’s Restaurant at Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ, offers every bit as much charm and whimsy as the park itself.

Step inside the old-fashioned French countryside-style café or choose a seat outdoors with a view of Monet’s Bridge (a real-life imitation of Impressionist painter ...

You Can Shop the New Indoor Market at this Historic NJ Farm

This story first ran on TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove.

Historic Morgan’s Farm is a landmark in Cedar Grove, yet many are unaware that it is also a working organic farm — in fact it is the only organic farm in Essex County and has recently expanded to include an indoor market with a larger assortment of local products. 

“Sometimes people don’t know what’s in ...

New Jersey Date Night: Asbury Park is the Shore Thing

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Summer is (unofficially) here and couples in New Jersey find themselves with the urge to see something experience something new. The yearning to get away is strong, but the desire to keep it close is even stronger.

Luckily for us, taking a road trip is easy in our state. With so many unique towns with so ...

New Jersey’s Anthony Bourdain Food Trail is Official

The Anthony Bourdain Food Trail officially launched Thursday, June 13. Read all about it in this story that first ran on NJ Flavor March 7.

Fans of Anthony Bourdain eagerly wait to learn how some of his favorite New Jersey restaurants will honor the late star.

The New Jersey Assembly approved a resolution in January designating 10 Garden State restaurants to be on the ...

New Jersey Date Night: Getting Fresh at the Farmer’s Market

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

It would be a sin to live in the Garden State without taking a moment to enjoy the fruits of the Jersey farmer’s labor, and what better place to find that than at on of the state’s many farmer’s markets?  

Typically open from May through October (and sometimes year-round), ...