Food & Drink

January 23, 2019

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - As the federal government shutdown drags on, Embassy Suites By Hilton Berkeley Heights would like to extend complimentary breakfast to Federal workers who are furloughed due to the shutdown beginning immediately.  Workers are to show valid ID at the front desk to get a ...

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STAFFORD - We are in the thick of the winter and it is time to look forward to a great event! The Fourth Annual Arctic Outreach in Loving Memory of Mallory McBrien is going to happen on Saturday February 23 at the Mud City Crab House. The rain, snow or shine event takes place between 11 a.m. and ...

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WESTFIELD and NATIONAL -- Trader Joe’s, the popular supermarket featuring organic, vegan and everyday items -- and "Two-Buck Chuck" wines -- has released its 10th annual Customer Choice Awards, a list of favorite products by category.  Overall, the top entree was Mandarin Orange Chicken, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Untied Brewing Company is gearing up for the opening of their brewery and tasting room to the public very soon. Through meticulous planning with world and national award-winning Head Brewer, Tim Stumpf, Untied has spared no expense in making their brewery the best it can be ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Legislation co-sponsored by state Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman to allow dogs in New Jersey breweries has passed the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee. “One of the biggest challenges any small business owner will face is increasing foot traffic. Our bill will increase foot ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - There was a steady line of families that turned out Sunday for Mt. Carmel's Annual Breakfast with Santa, Mrs. Claus and Elves holiday event at Mt. Carmel Hall.  The event included a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, a buffet breakfast, holiday movies, 50/50 raffles and also ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Goodman’s Deli, 400 Springfield Ave., Berkeley Heights will be featured at 8 p.m. tonight, Thursday, Dec. 13, on Fios 1. The show, Hi Fives, will feature the best of New Jersey eats in 2018, as discovered by the Restaurant Hunter. No other information was available - ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – There were more cookies at the American Legion Post 433 Cookie Walk on Saturday, than there were last year…more than 150 platters, an estimated 8,000 cookies.  The sad news for many is the cookies were all gone by noon. That's about 133 cookies a minute going into ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – DeMaio’s Ristorante owner Sal Passalacqua accepted a proclamation from the Mayor at the beginning of Tuesday’s Township Council meeting, celebrating the restaurant’s fortieth anniversary and the owners’ contribution to the township. Mayor Robert Woodruff presented Sal ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - While the vast majority of us shared Thanksgiving Day with family and friends feasting around the table and reciting our thankful blessings -- for many, the world kept on turning and didn't break for the holiday. ​​​​​ The team of employees at NJ Sharing Network work around ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - TAPinto Spotlight on Business features local businesses and their owners who are important to our communities. Follow this column to receive a fresh perspective on small business owners and their unique needs while shining a spotlight on their stories. This edition ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Jersey Fine Wines, conveniently located in the Village Shopping Center in downtown New Providence, offers a broad selection of wines, spirits, regular and craft beers at everyday low prices.  The store is spacious, beautiful, and well lit.  It's a pleasant place to ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - As Berkeley Heights Second Annual Restaurant Week came to a close on September 16th, patrons were already talking about next year’s event. “Our community clearly cherishes this event, a chance to gather around the table with family and friends. Business owners reported an ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- A zesty stew-like dish is in the spotlight on National Gumbo Day, observed annually on October 12. According to NationalCalendar.com, gumbo originated in southern Louisiana during the 18th century. The dish typically consists of a stock flavored with Cajun spices, meat or ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Peppertown Park Renewal Committee threw the second annual Bocce Tournament & Festival on Saturday. By any measure it was a hit. Committee member Midge Vicendese said the hope was residents would come not just to play Bocce, but to watch it, have something to eat ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ -- Chick-fil-A restaurant would not confirm reports that it would open a new location at the shopping center being built at the former Sears at the intersection of Route 22 and Terrill Road. “We are always evaluating potential new locations in the hopes of serving existing and new ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- The 15th annual Hot Dog Nation Tour of New Jersey will bring a coach bus filled with more than 50 connaisseurs to the Fanwood Grille for the eatery's foot-long Shickhaus hot dogs and famed toppings including sauerkraut, chili, bacon and cheese, and "Cowboy Tony" (spicy meat) ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Environmental Commission (BHEC) organized the first ever Berkeley Heights Vegan Fest earlier this month as a means for the public to benefit from the knowledge obtained during the three days affair. The hope of the committee is for the attendees ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Parking lots were full, cars lined Springfield Avenue and restaurant seats were booked to a sell out crowd -- the success of Berkeley Heights Restaurant Week was a buzz by both diners and restaurant owners, alike. How can we keep the hype alive in Berkeley ...

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The second annual Bocce Tournament and Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Peppertown Park on October 6, where Berkeley Heights newest Bocce Champions will be crowned. In the spirit of the Italian Heritage of Peppertown Park, come join us for a day of Bocce, Italian food, fun and ...

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FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Having won the title of Best Soup in New Jersey from food website The Daily Meal, the Fanwood Grille has expanded the availability of its award-winning soups to the Scotch Plains Farmers Market this fall. Among the soups that the eatery has sold at the market are its ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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