Food & Drink

June 22, 2021

BEDMINSTER, NJ — The Bedminster Township Committee approved resultions that call for the renewal of four liquor licenses. The licenses for Delicious Heights, Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club, Grateful Spirits, Inc. and Cold Spring Liquor Corp. all were renwed at Monday night's meeting. The new ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — Excessively cold weather the first week and then steamy weather in the second weekend did little to deter large crowds from turning out for the Bedminster Farmers' Market, according to Mayor Larry Jacobs. Temperatures did not even reach 50 degrees on Memorial Day Saturday, the ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — The Bedminster Farmers Market will kick off its fourth season on Saturday, May 29. The Farmers Market will take place every Saturday through Oct. 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and on Saturdays, Nov. 6 to Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. It will be hosted at the township’s River ...

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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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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has signed Executive Order No. 219, increasing indoor capacity limits from 25% to 35% for food and beverage establishments, and entertainment and recreational businesses, effective Friday, Feb. 5, at 8 a.m. The governor also lifted the 10 p.m. curfew for in-person ...

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NEW JERSEY -- A new program called Sustain and Serve NJ has been launched by the NJEDA that enables 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 families that ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - With the hospitality industry facing unprecedented hardship in the current economic environment, many restaurants are pleading for new revenue streams just to make their businesses sustainable. With municipalities across New Jersey at risk of seeing their downtowns downtrodden by ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Although it was closed for Thanksgiving weekend, the Bernardsville Farmers' Market has been extended. The market will be open Saturday, Dec. 5 and Dec. 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The farmers' market got off to a late start in 2020, commencing on June 6. Since then, ...

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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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NEW JERSEY — Bar and restaurant owners across New Jersey will be able to toast this week to the latest expansion on liquor license permits - initially triggered to help businesses weather the coronavirus pandemic while serving outdoors.  “For many of our residents having the ability to serve ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, 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 press ...

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METUCHEN, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy reported more positive COVID-19 news for New Jersey. He announced that the positivity rate is 1.52%, which means that more than 98% of tests were negative. Further, the rate of transmission is now down to 0.77. "In contrast, the figure was 5.3 in March. That's ...

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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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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy surprised restaurant owners who had been preparing for the return of indoor dining on Thursday, July 2, by announcing just four days before that indoor seating would be delayed indefinitely.  Having spent money ordering food, retraining workers, and purchasing PPE ...

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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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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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