Food & Drink

September 25, 2018

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The 10th annual Harvest Fest and NJ Microwbrew night, an awaited local social event as well as a fundraiser for the St. James Men of Charity, is scheduled this year for Sat., Nov. 3, at St. James in Basking Ridge. The event also draws fans of craft brews, who are able to ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills (THSSH) invites friends, neighbors, members, and current and former trustees to a long-planned event, the Community Celebration of the society's 90th anniversary from 2 to 5 p.m. this Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 at the Brick Academy ...

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Editor's Note: The following article on the 250th anniversary of the history of the Grain House restaurant building was submitted by Brooks Betz, a trustee for The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills (THSSH, www.thssh.org). The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Veterans from the area, history buffs, and other nearby residents had an opportunity last weekend to learn about military history, honor veterans, listen to live music, and enjoy some down-home barbeque at the first Military Appreciation and History Day at Ross Farm in Basking ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ For what may be the first time in the 24 years it has been celebrated, Charter Day has been canceled on Saturday due to steady rain. There are no plans to reschedule the popular event to celebrate the 258th founding of Bernards Township. "It is the first time it has ever been ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ [UPDATE] Charter Day, the biggest community event of each year, has been canceled due to heavy rains. Further updates will be made as received. A notification from the township states, "Unfortunately due to the steady rain continuing throughout the day, Charter Day has been ...

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  HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The weekly Farmers Market at Duke Farms returns on Sunday, May 6, with more than two dozen vendors expected for the opening and throughout the summer from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. every week, rain or shine. The market will close for the season Oct. 28. The Sunday Farmers Market ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Blue Sheep Bake Shop on Division Street will be a showcase each Saturday in April for the award-winning salted caramel cupcakes judged the winner at the 3rd annual 4-H Cupcake Wars competition. Bridgewater residents and members of the Somerset County 4-H Master Chefs Club, ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ - The organizers of Downtown Somerville Restaurant Week concede it’s  an idea that is long overdue, so they’re rolling out the welcome mat, setting their tables, and offering a Prix Fixe menu certain to appeal to customers old and new. Beginning Monday, March 19 and running ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Grape Expectations, recognized as the oldest “Make Your Own Wine” establishment in Somerset County, will host wine tastings the next two weekends for those curious about wines made from grapes harvested in South Africa and Chile in South America. Tastings are scheduled ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Duke Farms will host a Farm to Table Indoor Winter Market Sunday, Feb. 11 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Orientation Center, 1112 Dukes Parkway West. There will be 20 local farms and small businesses represented with a wide range of products, including pickles, fresh bread, jam, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Disillusioned with the grind that comes with being an attorney, David Delinko has gotten a fresh start, preparing and serving fresh salads to customers at the Salad House, which celebrated its Grand Opening Friday, Feb. 2. The owner of Somerville's newest restaurant, located at ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - There’s still time to purchase tickets for  St. James Men of Charity’s  popular fundraising Chili & Chowder Cookoff - but few tickets are left.   Tickets are being sold between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. all this week, while supplies last, at St. James Church - Parish Office, ...

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Fanwood Grille’s Soups Voted Best in New Jersey by National Food Website The Daily Meal Ranking lists new eatery with some of the country’s most famous restaurants FANWOOD, NJ – National food website, The Daily Meal, which has released its list of Best Soups in Every State, has chosen the ...

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  HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Flounder Brewing Company, a nanobrewery that grew from a hobby started by township resident Jeremy Lees, has been nominated to receive the 5th annual Salute to Tourism Award, sponsored by the Somerset County Business Partnership. The awards honor employees and ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County's first microbrewery will be the centerpiece of a restaurant, taproom, and entertainment emporium that will open in downtown Somerville at the former location of the Somerville Antiques Center, which had taken over the space of the former Woolworth's department ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ – A holiday tradition for more than a generation, the 27th annual Cookie Walk at the Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills will once again open its doors to a waiting crowd this Saturday morning, Dec. 9 in Basking Ridge. Each years, thousands of cookies baked by ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Elijah’s Promise has built up a reputation as one of the most prominent soup kitchens in the Central Jersey region, and this Thanksgiving, the organizers will have another go at living up to that name. This Thanksgiving, organizers are expecting to serve hundreds guests, ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Liberty Corner Fire Company's annual Spaghetti Dinner drew a crowd of hungry fans Saturday night. Firefighters began cooking Friday night and were still busy in the kitchen on Saturday evening. The menu consisted of spaghetti and meatballs with homemade tomato sauce, ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - On Saturday, November 4th, the Men of Charity will host their 9th annual NJ Microbrew night at St. James. This year's event has 16 great NJ craft brewers committed, who will serve over 50 specialty craft beers. New brewers to our event include 2nd Act Beer from ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - It is that time of the year again! The entire community is invited join Dewy Meadow Village's local businesses and support a free community event that provides family fun, local artisans, food, music and more. Dewy Meadow Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Daryani Santana, a Kenilworth resident and restaurant owner, will bring a taste of Jersey to the Food Network on “Guy’s Big Project.” Santana, who owns Cha Cha Cuban with her father, is one of 10 contestants to appear on Guy Fieri’s newest reality show, which offers contestants ...

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  BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Join the fun at the Liberty Corner Fire Company Spaghetti Dinner From 5 to 8 p.m.,  Saturday, Nov. 4 at the  Liberty Corner Fire House,  95 Church Street, Liberty Corner. Come support the All-Volunteer Fire Company by having dinner with our members! Dinner ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ - A massive crowd of 40,000 tailgaters and horse enthusiasts, young and old alike, swarmed the small town of Far Hills yet again for the 97th annual Far Hills Race Meeting. The race fans and partyers arrived Saturday at Moorland Farms adorned in their best fall attire. The day's ...

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