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Who Doesn't Like a Historic Tavern Tour? Basking Ridge Resident Offers Five to Try

August 20, 2017

BASKING RIDGE, NJ – It’s late August. Summer will soon be over, but isn’t there time for at least one more adventure? How about an historic tavern/pub crawl and tour?

We like touring Morris and Somerset County since this is the “cockpit of the revolution” and most of the old taverns were meeting places of the resistance. Want to grab a pint where General ...

Celebrate National Prosecco Day on Aug 13th

PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Sunday, Aug. 13th, raise a glass to celebrate National Prosecco Day.

Prosecco comes from the village of the same name, in a suburb of Trieste, Italy, while Champagne, also in the sparkling wine family, is produced in France.

The main grape in Prosecco is called Glera, and it dates back to Roman times.  Prosecco can also be made with Perera, Bianchetta, and Verdiso, ...

Eat Around the World, Locally during Berkeley Heights Restaurant Week, September 11 – 17, 2017

Dine in or take out from 21 participating establishments

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ, August 14, 2017 – Berkeley Heights Restaurant Week will attract diners to 21 participating establishments representing a wide range of American and international cuisines. Offerings span breakfast, lunch, dinner, liquor stores, and snacks. Diners can choose to dine in or take out and several restaurants also ...

Six Farmers’ Market Foods You Should Never Feed Your Dog

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - One of the best things about Summer is the plethora of Farmers’ Markets that pop up around the country. Farmers’ Markets have evolved from being a local “grocery store” to a community center where friends gather and catch up all while gathering local produce and food items. At many markets people bring the entire family and enjoy some of their discoveries ...

Colorado Café Bids Farewell; Liquor License Fetches $250K in Liquidation Auction

WATCHUNG, NJ – More than two decades of memories were auctioned off at the Colorado Café on Monday, July 31 as the renowned country-themed bar welcomed its most loyal patrons for one last time with virtually everything up for sale. Anything from kitchen utensils and glasses to the iconic Buck Off mechanical bull and of course, the valuable liquor license.

Mark Mahna, a 30-year-old ...

Veteran Chef Joseph Mattos Joins The Fanwood Grille

FANWOOD, NJ – Customers are welcomed to a mouthwatering aroma the moment they walk into the Fanwood Grille (34 South Martine Ave., downtown Fanwood). In the morning, bacon and eggs fill the air. Around noon, the smell of sizzling burgers attract hungry customers

The grille's menu features traditional breakfast foods, including omelets, pancakes, and the ever-popular ...

Jersey Freshcipes Grilled Jersey Corn with Garlic Chili Butter and Lime

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  The 'Jersey Freshcipes' contest is the hottest thing in the kitchen this summer. TAPinto caught up with contest winner Melissa Raho of Behind the Plates.who served up Grilled Jersey Corn with Garlic Chili Butter and Lime.

Corn is at its peak int he Garden State from around the Fourth of July through Labor Day making it the perfect 'must ...

Tasty Tunes: Eclectic Music Slate to Serve as Soundtrack of Summit Restaurant Week's Opening Night

SUMMIT, NJ - Ten yummy days will begin with a musical buffet.

Summit Restaurant Week, which will run July 20-30, begins with a July 20 Kick-Off Celebration that will feature live music throughout downtown from 6 - 9 p.m. and prize drawings at participating restaurants.

A continually updated list of participating restaurants, menus, and specials is available by ...

Stepping Up to the Plate, Summit Readies to Host Ninth Annual Restaurant Week July 20-30

SUMMIT, NJ - It's so big that it is a week that will last 10 days.

Summit’s Ninth Annual Restaurant Week will begin Thursday, July 20 and run through Sunday, July 30, and feature more than .30 restaurants and food shops offering prix fixe menus and specials. Restaurant Week will begin with a 'Kick-Off Night' July 20, which will include live music throughout downtown from 6-9 ...

The Muffin Man: A Berkeley Heights Life-Long Baker Tops All Blueberry Contest Entries, Tastes Sweet Victory

SUMMIT, NJ - Filip Wilfrid reached the Summit Farmers Market 'podium' last year, earning a second-place finish in the hotly-contested Apple Pie Contest,

This year, the Berkeley Heights resident and life-long baker came to the Hilltop City once again and reached the summit, claiming the crown in the Blueberry Muffin Contest that marked the Market's first 'Sunday ...

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Summit Area YMCA Healthy U Program Recognizes Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

August 22, 2017

The Summit Area YMCA wants families in Berkeley Heights, New Providence, Millburn, Springfield, Short Hills, Summit, Gillette, and Stirling to understand how adopting healthy habits can help reduce childhood obesity.

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and many families need support changing their families’ habits with the ultimate goal of being a healthy weight. That’s ...