Food & Drink

April 15, 2021

LIBERTY CORNER, NJ — The Liberty Corner Fire Company will host a new fundraiser featuring two local food truck vendors this Saturday, April 17, from 3 to 8 p.m.  The food trucks, Cas’ Pierogi and Kielbasa and Summer Daze Catering, both are owned by Bernards Township residents. Food can be ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Spring has sprung, with crocus and daffodils popping up through the ground, soon to be joined by umbrellas and tables popping up in front of restaurants throughout the downtown dining and shopping district. All sidewalk cafe licenses issued last year have lapsed; restaurant ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ -- Veneto Italian Ristorante was open during Hurricane Sandy, handing out free pizza to the community, has for years delivered loads of lunchtime pizzas to the Lyons Veterans Administration, and has been the scene of many parties and casual get-togethers for countless local ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ St. James Men of Charity is hosting a Mardi Gras take-out dinner celebration next Saturday, Jan. 30, as a fundraiser for its longstanding charitable activities. The Men of Charity are asking that orders for the "to go" Mardi Gras dinners be placed by Wednesday, Jan.

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Bernards Township senior citizens who qualify financially would receive meals at home prepared by local restaurants if the township is successful in obtaining $80,000 in anticipated COVID-19 assistance funds. The program would help both senior citizens and local businesses, ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Bernards Township Committee is set to vote this week on a second extension of special use permits to allow outdoor dining to continue at six township restaurants throughout 2021, until next Dec. 31. A public workshop at the Dec. 15 meting began with a report ...

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NEW JERSEY -- A new program called Sustain and Serve NJ has been launched by the NJEDA that enables struggling New Jersey restaurants to prepare meals that would be distributed to nonprofit organizations to feed for needy residents. Sustain and Serve NJ is a COVID-19 relief effort that helps ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ — Bernards Township officials this week discussed whether the special relief from local zoning ordinances granted to local businesses, particularly restaurants, during COVID-19 restrictions should continue even after the pandemic eases, possibly up to three to five years into ...

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Wilson’s Tapas Bar Lounge includes Outdoor Dining with Heated Porch & Fire Elements BASKING RIDGE, NJ – An exciting new venue has opened at Fellowship Village. Wilson’s Tapas Bar Lounge, an indoor-outdoor venue, rivals any country club with a wonderful outdoor space featuring a covered ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ If you enjoy a glass of beer, wine, or whisky either with meals out or in despite COVID-19, be glad that the state Alcoholic Beverage Commission allowed local eateries and wine and liquor shops some extra time this year to renew their annual retail liquor licenses. Normally, ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ — New Jersey’s much-anticipated wait for indoor dining looks to be over and just in time for Labor Day. On Friday after nearly five months, restaurants will once again be able to serve indoors while following coronavirus limits, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday at his ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The new Tapas Bar and Lounge at Fellowship Village is slated for an early fall 2020 completion. The new bar, lounge, and outdoor patio is part of the multi-phase expansion on the 72-acre campus off of Allen Road in Basking Ridge.  The Tapas Bar and Lounge will be an extension ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Daily positivity dropped to 1.65% in New Jersey, "a really good number," according to Gov. Phil Murphy, who announced the overnight numbers during his COVID-19 press briefing on Monday, Aug. 17, in Trenton. The governor announced 316 new positive test results, bringing the ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Basking Ridge High School class of 2018 alum, Ryan Gogerty, has launched a new, local grocery delivery service GroGo. GroGo is dedicated to setting themselves apart from competition by focusing on customer satisfaction and faster, safer and less expensive grocery ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Fellowship Village Senior Living brought back their Farmers Market offering a mouth watering collection of produce for their residents and team members.  Nothing says 'summer' like fresh produce grown and picked locally. Kristen Jessen-Brown, Asst. Dir. of Dining & ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Selected Somerville restaurants will be able to expand their outdoor dining areas on to Main Street by installing "parklets" - raised platforms built even with the curb and extending into parking spaces - according to a design approved by the state Department of ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Although he planned to loosen restrictions on indoor dining in New Jersey on Thursday, July 2, Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his daily COVID-19 press conference Monday that he will delay the reopening. He provided no timetable of when indoor dining -- even at reduced capacity -- ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to announce eased restrictions on serving customers at restaurants and bars at his Monday press briefing, but owners are concerned the guidance he provides will be little more than an appetizer. Murphy's guidance is that no one is to be allowed indoors ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ With so many businesses that offer services or products closed or having reduced hours due to COVID-19, residents in the Somerset Hills area are sometimes left wondering what's still open. To answer that very question, Bernards Township resident Ron DePasquale developed an app ...

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