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New Jersey Date Night: Get Comfortable at These Good Old-Fashioned Diners

January 14, 2021

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

A new year is upon us and optimistically one may believe that the possibilities are endless. Granted we just came off a year so horrific that it makes Divorce Court look better than Disneyland, so it’s reasonable to be a little trepidatious. But then again, aiming for the positive is a mindset that ...

Mocktails are the Key to Enjoying Dry January — Try Ginger ‘Mock-jito’ Recipe

NEW JERSEY — Every January for the past three years, Shivam Patel voluntarily trades in a beer for a bottled water at his favorite Jersey dive bar. Patel is one of many who participate in Drynuary, or Dry January, abstaining from alcohol for the entire month in an effort to be healthier.

Originating in the UK as an advocacy campaign, the wellness trend started with just 4,000 people ...

New Salad Dressing Recipes to Perk Up Your Healthy Meals

There’s nothing like a nice crispy salad to make eating well feel like fun, but the right dressing can mean the difference between so-so and spectacular.

Below, gather a few ingredients together and whip up some easy new dressings that will make your salads sing:

Zingy Lemon Vinaigrette: In a jar, combine one part lemon juice with two parts olive oil. Add a dab to a spoonful of ...

Restaurant Workers Share How You Can Help Business Survive This Winter

NEW JERSEY — Restaurant staff are up against more than the flood of holiday reservations and takeout orders this winter. A rise in New Jersey coronavirus cases and temperatures too low for most outdoor dining are creating the perfect storm in an already tough year for the state’s eateries.

We asked people in the restaurant business how patrons can help their local spots weather ...

Three New Year’s Eve Cocktails to Toast the End of 2020

NEW JERSEY — Brian Ireland has witnessed many a New Year’s Eve from behind the bar, serving drinks at pubs and taverns in Atlantic City and New Brunswick over the years before going on to become the founder and master distiller of Mr. Finger’s Alibi Gin in 2018. (See his cocktail recipe below.)

Ireland recalled some of his NYE experiences, saying that mostly everyone is ...

New Jersey Date Night: Romantic Restaurants

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

Now that Christmas morning is over, memories of Dasher and Prancer are still in our heads. Of course there are only eight tiny reindeer to remember but if there were one extra on Santa’s team, it would surely be Romancer. He’d be the coolest reindeer of all; very suave, understatedly ...

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Mocktails are the Key to Enjoying Dry January — Try Ginger ‘Mock-jito’ Recipe

January 11, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Every January for the past three years, Shivam Patel voluntarily trades in a beer for a bottled water at his favorite Jersey dive bar. Patel is one of many who participate in Drynuary, or Dry January, abstaining from alcohol for the entire month in an effort to be healthier.

Originating in the UK as an advocacy campaign, the wellness trend started with just 4,000 people ...

New Salad Dressing Recipes to Perk Up Your Healthy Meals

There’s nothing like a nice crispy salad to make eating well feel like fun, but the right dressing can mean the difference between so-so and spectacular.

Below, gather a few ingredients together and whip up some easy new dressings that will make your salads sing:

Zingy Lemon Vinaigrette: In a jar, combine one part lemon juice with two parts olive oil. Add a dab to a spoonful of ...

Three New Year’s Eve Cocktails to Toast the End of 2020

NEW JERSEY — Brian Ireland has witnessed many a New Year’s Eve from behind the bar, serving drinks at pubs and taverns in Atlantic City and New Brunswick over the years before going on to become the founder and master distiller of Mr. Finger’s Alibi Gin in 2018. (See his cocktail recipe below.)

Ireland recalled some of his NYE experiences, saying that mostly everyone is ...

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New Jersey Date Night: Joyful Winter Day Trips

December 14, 2020

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

The holiday season seems a lot different this year. Yes, there’s still merriment (we see the lights from the safe confines of our vehicles) and there’s still joy (we know there’s a smile under the mask). There’s even still shopping, although most of it was accomplished ...

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