Food & Drink

November 16, 2018

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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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Delicious Heights in Berkeley Heights gives many reasons why they are the go-to neighborhood restaurants offering fantastic daily specials. Whether you’re bringing your family to kids’ night on Tuesday or enjoying Whiskey and Wine Wednesday, Martini and Beer Thursday, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The "world famous" magician, Simon Mandal, will be bringing his hilarious family show to Prestige Diner from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8.  It is said that Simon’s magic is astounding, astonishing, mind-boggling, incredible… and legendary, according to reviews.  This ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Prestige Diner is set to begin a new Reading Rewards program. Through a partnership with the New Providence Memorial Library, age-appropriate books will fill the shelves of a special library at the diner. Kids are encouraged to pick a book to read while they're waiting for the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The winners of the 2017 TAPinto Summer Concert Photo Contest are the Greco Family and Gov. Livingston teachers Lisa Dhaibar, Staci Toporek, Renee Murillo and Debora Thedinga. Contest sponsors are Dr. Patrick Smith of Smith Chiropractic, Goodman's Deli and Restaurant and ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Monday, July 16, the celebration of Mt. Carmel Feast continued with a procession around town, a mass at the Church of the Little Flower, and a picnic at Peppertown Park.  The Metropolitan Festival Band played during the morning while walking in the procession, then ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Food, fireworks, rides, friends and great music draw the crowds to the annual Mt. Carmel Feast. Sunday evening the family friendly fireworks display capped off an evening of fun for those who brought the kids to the fair. This was  a smaller display than will the one ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield’s town council approved the transfer of a liquor license to Westfield Hospitality LLC for its Westfield Fish & Brew Company during the council's meeting Tuesday night. The license had been bought from Jeffrey’s when it closed in 2014 and remained unused, or “pocketed,” ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - This summer, children will have the chance to earn a free Slurpee while having positive interactions with law enforcement officers from Berkeley Heights Police Department. Starting July 5, 2018, Berkeley Heights Police Department Officers will "ticket" juveniles by rewarding ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. – It’s time again for the annual Mt. Carmel Feast, a four-day festival full of food, music, games, rides, fireworks, and other family fun, located at Mt. Carmel Field in Berkeley Heights. The fairgrounds will be open from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, July 13 through ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Borough Planning Board approved the variance application for Untied Brewing Company at its Tuesday, May 5 meeting. The company is looking to open a microbrewery at 140 Spring Street, the former Fabloc Mills building. Untied Brewing Company was represented by Attorney ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood Grille (34 South Martine Ave.) has been named one of the stops on the 15th annual Hot Dog Nation Tour of New Jersey The motor coach bus tour is organized by Erwin Benz and John Fox, who is one of the country's best known hot dog experts. The event attracts visitors ...

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