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‘Coming to America’-Inspired McDowell’s Restaurant to Pop Up in New Jersey

March 22, 2021

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 1988, it is the place where main characters Akeem and ...

Hey, New Jersey: Now’s Your Chance to Eat a Chocolate Fudge-Covered Corn Dog

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 events the town is holding in honor of a temporary interactive seesaw art ...