NJ Flavor Top Stories

May 8, 2021

NEW JERSEY — They don’t call this The Garden State for nothing. Want to bring out your inner green thumb this season? There’s no better time than now to get started on a kitchen garden. “There is no mastery of gardening, you just get better at guessing,” said Bloomfield’s L. Be. Sholar, who ...

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NEW JERSEY — Need another reason to get your COVID-19 vaccine? Now you can get free beer at more than 30 New Jersey breweries just for getting your shot during the month of May. The number of breweries participating in New Jersey's “Shot and a Beer” program, which began this month in partnership ...

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NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy announced that New Jersey is launching a “Shot and a Beer” program, encouraging eligible residents ages 21 and over to get vaccinated. Any New Jerseyan who gets their first vaccine dose in the month of May and takes their vaccination card to a participating brewery ...

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NEW JERSEY — Food & Wine magazine made waves this week when it declared New Jersey the No. 1 pizza state in America and proclaimed that New York is No. 3. In the No. 2 spot? Connecticut. You can read the article, in which the author recommends “The Best Pizza in Every State,” ...

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Company achieves Top Workplace award in New Jersey.  Viking Pest Control is proud to have been voted “Top Workplace” and achieved The Top Workplace award in New Jersey by Energage.   “In 2021, our team was awarded the Top Workplace award based on an employee engagement survey,” said Human ...

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New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers. There comes a time in every relationship when a little something extra is needed. It’s not that the spark is gone nor is the relationship in any sort of trouble … it just needs a little spicing up. The same thing ...

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NEW JERSEY — It’s Kohlrabi season in the Garden State, and if you don’t know what that means, well, you’re not alone. The bulbous, cruciferous vegetable isn’t the state’s best-known crop, but once you’ve added it to your repertoire, you’ll be glad you did. Kohlrabi comes in two colors — green ...

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On Sunday, April 11. 2021, the North Hunterdon High School Varsity Cheerleaders were awarded the State Title of “All Girl Medium Varsity (16-19 athletes) Champions.” A percentage of the team gathered at local restaurant, Riley and Jakes, to watch the virtual announcement and results of the ...

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NEW JERSEY — From disco fries to tomato pies, the Garden State is home to some unique foods. Do you know the definitions of these special dishes New Jersey has to offer? Beefsteak: Go to a traditional beefsteak banquet for sliced grilled beef served on slices of bread, French fries and beer, all ...

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Orange Reclaimed, an exhibit of works using the color orange, opened this week at the i19 Gallery. This virtual exhibit features work that uses the color orange to evoke hope, optimism and determination.  The exhibit, curated by Holmdel, NJ artist Grace Modla, showcases 43 works of art, created ...

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A tropical drink with three types of rum, two kinds of freshly squeezed juice and a garnish that resembles a fruit salad? That’s great if a bartender is making it for us. When it comes to a cocktail in the comfort of our own home, sometimes we just want something simple. Something that doesn’t ...

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New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers. Most couples are conditioned to think that romance only can be found after 7:30 p.m. on a Friday or Saturday. But those in the know realize that intimate moments aren’t found in only one or two specific windows ...

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NEW JERSEY — No-shows have always been an issue for restaurants, but with pandemic restrictions limiting seating, these days the effects can be devastating. Restaurant owners have a plea for patrons who can’t make their reservations: Just call and cancel. “In previous years, busy days for us ...

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http://www.elitefootyiq.com Wallis Debourou was born in 1993 in a town based in the outskirt of Paris (France), called Orsay. The outskirts of Paris is known for producing some of the very best soccer players in the world: Thierry Henry, Kylian M’bappé, Paul Pogba, or Zinédine Zidane are all ...

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This article originally appeared on TAPinto Hoboken. HOBOKEN, NJ — Even Cookie Monster knows: If you need mutz, you head to Hoboken. On the recent Episode 5119 of Sesame Street (PBS), resident foodies Cookie Monster and Gonger needed to get some mozzarella cheese for a caprese salad order at ...

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PATERSON, NJ — “One All the Way,” a new documentary by Paterson native David Baram, explores the history of one very New Jersey food. The short film centers around a culinary delight that, despite its name, is most often found in and around Paterson. “I probably had a hot Texas weiner every ...

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New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers. Spring fever manifests in many ways, including the itch to visit different places. Right now traveling to far-away, exotic locales is still a challenge. Luckily for New Jerseyans, we have so many towns rich in ...

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CHERRY HILL, NJ — There is a new fast food burger shop on the block, and its name begins with an M. “McDowell’s,” a spoof on McDonald’s, is the fictional quick-service restaurant located on Queens Boulevard from the popular movie franchise “Coming to America.” In the original film, released in ...

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A group of advocates from the Raritan Valley chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL), including residents of Short Hills, will participate in a nationwide virtual lobbying push for climate legislation next week. The lobby meetings aim to build more support in Congress for a price on carbon ...

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NEW JERSEY — Spring is here, and that means tender spears of asparagus are on the table. Whether your stalks are thick or thin, it’s the method that you use to cook this vegetable that affects the way it tastes. Steam it in the microwave or on the stove and you’ll get a “green,” grassy flavor.

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NEW JERSEY — Just check the menu of any Irish bar/restaurant in America on March 17, and you’ll be sure to find corned beef and cabbage among the specials offered for St. Patrick’s Day.  After all, corned beef and cabbage is the quintessential Irish meal … or is it? The reality is that the Irish ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — For a limited time, Roosterspin in Downtown Westfield is taking its deep-fried Korean corn dogs, dipping them in Ghirardelli hot fudge sauce and decorating them with multicolored sprinkles. The treats are part of Downtown Westfield’s self-guided chocolate tour, one of several ...

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New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers. Spring is upon us, bringing the sweet smell of the outdoors and the permission to trade the long johns for a light jacket. Spring ushers in a time of reawakening, allowing us to replace the dust of winter with ...

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For a quick and easy lunch or weeknight dinner, grilled cheese has it all — easy, cheesy, gooey comfort food at its finest. Press it in a sandwich press or indoor grill, toast it in a hot pan or pop it into the oven and it’s ready in minutes. But don’t stop there. Level up your sandwich-making ...

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NEW JERSEY — Delivery has become our new best friend over the past year. With the pandemic almost a year old and numerous delivery services at our fingertips, the idea of having food come to you (instead of the other way around) has become commonplace. After the initial shock and shut downs of ...

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New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers. February is Black History Month and as such we’re reminded of so many people who have made a difference in how we live all year through. As we celebrate the hefty list of accomplishments of those who came ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Jewish festival of Purim is almost here, which means it’s time for hamantaschen!  The traditional triangle-shaped cookies have a reputation of being a little dry, but Shannon Sarna, cookbook author and editor of The Nosher, swears by the recipe below. The South Orange ...

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NEW JERSEY — Raise a glass! Thursday, Feb. 18, is National Drink Wine Day. New Jersey oenophiles have plenty to celebrate, including more than 60 wineries right here in the Garden State. Wine has been made in New Jersey since before the American Revolution, but thanks to changes in state laws ...

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Dining glasshouses presented by Prudential, Newark Downtown District and NJPAC feature Newark restaurants and benefits area small businesses. Newark Social presents a downtown outdoor experience, Newark Winter Village, throughout February at PSEG Plaza at Raymond Boulevard and Park Place. This ...

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NEW JERSEY — The pandemic has not only provided people with a want to learn, as many scroll through TikTok and Instagram to see the latest buzzy recipe; but it also shed light on the need to learn to cook. With uncertainty clouding the future, many began to feel that a recipe repertoire consisting ...

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