Food & Drink

Top Stories


Luminous Hosts First Carrot Cake Off Event in New Providence 

September 19, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - A warm, sunny Sunday afternoon brought a large crowd to New Providence’s First Carrot Cake Off held outdoors at Luminous Salon and Spa at 592 Central Ave. Ten contestants signed up to participate in the carrot cake contest.  Each contestant baked and displayed a carrot cake for the contest, which was then judged by attendees who were given a ticket and free tasting ...

Vegan Fest Cook Off Wraps Up Weekend in a Tasty Fashion


BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ –All the judges agreed on at least two things at the first ever Vegan Cook Off – the food was delicious and they would order most of it again. In fact, one of the judges (who wasn’t a vegan chef) said, “All the dishes would make excellent appetizers, and I would order ten and make it a meal.”

The judges included two professional ...

Sal and Tami Going Strong after 40 Years at Dimaios

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Sal and Tami Passalacqua are approaching their 40th Anniversary at Dimaios and are excited to celebrate this milestone with the community.

Dimaios menu combines the traditions of Sal's Sicilian heritage along with inspirations from his worldly culinary adventures with an emphasis on the highest quality ingredients, locally sourced, at the peak of ...

Politicians, First Responders and Community Connect at BHFD Spaghetti Dinner (Photo Gallery)

The Berkeley Heights Fire Department (BHFD) held their 7th Annual, All You Can Eat Spaghetti Dinner, on Saturday, September 8 at their headquarters on Hamilton Avenue. 

The event hosted approximately 250 supporters, according to BHFD associates, that included members of the Berkeley Heights and neighboring fire departments, BHPD and Rescue Squad, and many community supporters.

All ...

Area residents gearing up for good food, good times and good deals during Berkeley Heights Restaurant Week, September 9 – 16

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – With Restaurant Week kicking off this Sunday, September 9, area residents are planning on how to get the most from eight-day event. This year, 24 establishments are offering specials including prix fixe meals, discounts, and special menus. Participating diners can win gift cards to their favorite establishments. 

“I’ve downloaded the event Passport ...

First Ever Vegan Fest to be Held in Berkeley Heights Sept. 14 – 16

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - On September 14 to 16, the Berkeley Heights Environmental Commission (BHEC) will host its first ever Berkeley Heights Vegan Fest, with events to be held each day in different locations around Berkeley Heights. Through Vegan Fest, the BHEC hopes to raise community awareness about how a plant-based diet, mindful exercise, and individual food choices can have a ...

Meet Around the Table During Berkeley Heights Restaurant Week, September 9 – 16, 2018

Enjoy dine-in or take-out specials and discounts offered by 24 participating establishments

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Diners from the Union,  Morris, and Somerset County area are anticipating good food, good deals, and good times with family and friends during Berkeley Heights’ second annual Restaurant Week. Starting Sunday, September 9 and running through Sunday, September ...

Prestige Diner Gives Back to Berkeley Heights Public Library with $250 Donation

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Prestige Diner recently launched their "Reading Rewards" program that rewards kids with a free kids meal at the diner when they pick a book from the special library at the diner to read while they're waiting for the meal. This was a partnership with the New Providence Memorial Library.

Continuing their commitment to literacy and giving back to the ...

Magic on the Menu: Prestige Diner Features Family Friendly Entertainment

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In an effort to uphold their mantra of providing their patrons a family friendly environment, Prestige Diner provided its customers with live entertainment Wednesday night, in the form of The Magician Simon Mandal. 

The internationally known New Jersey native illusionist stopped by the restaurant during dinner hours, performing various ...


TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Berkeley Heights

Berkeley Heights Vegan Fest Offers Health Tips, Ways to Turn Vegan Dishes into Prizes, Sept. 14 - 16

September 10, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The first ever Berkeley Heights Vegan Fest begins this week, running from Friday, Sept. 14 – Sunday, Sept. 16.  Vegan Fest will feature yoga and Tai Chi sessions, educational panels, and a Vegan Cook-off. With these varied, free event offerings, the Berkeley Heights Environmental Commission (BHEC), as event sponsor, invites everyone in the community - no ...