Food & Drink

August 4, 2018

 Asian Cucumber Salad Serves: 6 Ingredients For Salad: 2 large cucumbers, cut into ¼” slices [peel only if skins are tough] 2 scallions, green and whites separated and thinly sliced 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds, optional Ingredients For Vinaigrette: ¼ cup Seasons Blackberry Ginger Dark ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The 7th Annual Bloomfield Restaurant Week (BRW) kicks off this Saturday, August 4th with a “who’s who” of Bloomfield’s long-time favorites and new entries to the growing restaurant scene in town. With more than 25 restaurants lined up, and more restaurants being added each week, ...

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NEW YORK, NY - Anthony's Cheesecake, on Washington St. in Bloomfield Center, is the winner of a national 'Corner Stories' promotion. The promotion, created by Screenvision Media, will feature a profile of Anthony's in the pre-show portion of major motion picture showings from today through ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - El Matador Mexican Restaurant is hosting their Grand Reopening this Friday July 27.  After a hiatus, the North Center Mexican restaurant will be back to welcome guests. El Matador is located at 418 Broad Street Bloomfield NJ, in the area near the McDonald's. 

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- On Thursday, June 14th at 7 pm Braun’s Tavern & Dining Room will be serving up a Four Course Spring Farmer’s Dinner & Wine Pairing menu created by Chef Michael Fiorianti served family style and featuring local produce and poultry from Harvest Drop.  The event was originally ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Memorial Day Weekend:  As a thank you to our troops, Braun’s Tavern  will offer a 10% discount to all US Military - simply present your armed service ID.  Regular hours Friday-Sunday 5/25-5/27 - Closed Monday 5/28, Memorial Day. Braun’s Tavern & Dining Room 289 Glenwood Avenue, ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- When 'The Sopranos' ended its 10 year HBO run in 2007, it started a new run for Holsten's Brookdale Confectionary in Bloomfield. The iconic final scene was filmed in the 75 year old ice cream parlor that went from being a local favorite to the subject of internet chatter all over ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Center Block Party, originally scheduled for Saturday on Washington St. is canceled. According to Bloomfield Center Alliance Director Ollyn Lettman, the forecast for Sunday is equally bleak.  Lettman reminds the community that other events, including Dining ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - Cubanelle Restaurant & Lounge has brought its magical blend of Latin soul and Cuban spirit to Totowa.  Cubanelle Restaurant & Lounge, located at 1 Route 46 west inside the Holiday Inn in Totowa, will celebrate the grand opening of its second location with two events in May.

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The Bloomfield Cultural Commission is hosting it's second annual International Food Festival tonight at the Park United Methodist Church located at 12 Park St in Bloomfield.Admission is just $5.00 for adults and $2.00 for children and senior citizens.  The price of admission gets ...

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BLOOMFIELD NJ - Oakview resident Don Cleary and his wife Bonnie opened the Philly Pretzel Factory in Nutley Center in October 2016. Today they are inviting all of Bloomfield to stop in for a free pretzel as they celebrate 'National Pretzel Day.'  Every Philly Pretzel is made from scratch in the ...

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Bloomfield, N.J. - From a young age, Luciana was always an entrepreneur. At only seven years old, she would call her younger sister into her room and sprawl out her arms announcing "ROOOOOM SALES!" She would then sell her sister random items from her room and make her use her piggy bank change to ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- This Sunday, April 22, dozens of local food establishments are coming together to provide an array of local cuisine for residents as a bargain price. ‘A Taste of Bloomfield,’ an annual event, has historically drawn hundreds of people to share in the experience, and will be held ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The Bloomfield Center Alliance (BCA) is giving people another reason to come and experience downtown Bloomfield.  Its new Bloomfield Center Gives Back initiative combines the BCA's objective of supporting local businesses with helping nonprofit organizations serving the town.  On ...

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Mini recipes, those with five ingredients or less, are always the best because they are so simple and usually cost a lot less than the pre-made versions available at the market.  This balsamic vinaigrette has just four ingredients (salt and pepper don't count) and gets a really thick creamy ...

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End of Elm will debuting its 2018 Spring cocktail menu this weekend. Stop by and let your bartender know what your in the mood for, chances are high that it might be mezcal.  Whether your a mezcal lover or first timer we are sure that you will love these drinks! For more information or to see ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – Carlo’s Bake Shop, known from the TLC network show “Cake Boss,” closed its E. Broad Street storefront this week. Passerby on the street noticed on Tuesday that the store was closed. A sign in the window reads that the bakery is relocating, but a new location was not ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham residents Ben Von Doussa and John Barton came before the Borough of Chatham Council on Monday night to explain that they have recently obtained a license from New Jersey to sell out-of-state wine and will soon be open for business. Von Doussa and Barton have partnered with ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – If you have ever eaten "The Nicky Newarker" or the "The Miami Hound Machine," this story will be of great interest to you, a true hot dog lover. Destination Dogs, the eatery specializing in hot dogs that opened in the city about six years ago on Paterson Street, will be featured ...

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Easy Egg Salad Serves 4 What to do with all those hard-boiled eggs?  Try this easy egg salad recipe.   Ingredients: 6 large eggs, hard-boiled and chilled ¼ cup mayonnaise 1 tbsp prepared mustard, salt and pepper to taste Optional additions – 2 tbsp green onion, sliced ...

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Newark, NJ--The first edition of the Greater Newark Visitor Information Guide to promote the Newark region to local, domestic and international visitors to the City of Newark and Essex County attractions is set to be published later this year. The project is a collaboration of the Greater Newark ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Okay, I'll admit it.  I grew up hating Irish soda bread.  Too dry.  Not good toasted. Weird shape.  People brought it to my house every St. Patrick's Day, and I graciously accepted it and tried to palm it off on my guests.  I made sure that everyone had some to take home.  Oy, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- One of the most common misconceptions about St. Patrick's Day is that the Irish eat corned beef and cabbage. In actuality, it did not originate as an Irish dish. The meal gained in popularity during the mid-to-late1800s, a time that saw an influx of Irish immigrants ...

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HONEY GARLIC BAKED CAULIFLOWER 1 small head of cauliflower, cut into    bite-sized florets 2 cups panko bread crumbs Cooking spray 2 large eggs, whisked 2 scallions, finely sliced For the sauce: 6 TBS honey 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp. onion powder 6 TBS water plus 2 tsp.

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bar opens today at 4pm. Tiger’s on TV and happy hour specials will be available! TAPinto Bloomfield is the only locally owned news organization in the township. TAPinto Bloomfield is accredited by the New Jersey Press Association. Sign up for our FREE daily eNews and follow ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — A total of 23 total restaurants from throughout West Orange are still scheduled to participate in the Downtown West Orange Alliance’s (DWOA) second annual Restaurant Week, which kicks off on Sunday and will wrap up on March 17. Residents and visitors are encouraged to sample ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - On Friday, March 9, Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas is inviting guests to celebrate this foodie holiday with a meatball slider special at its Clifton, NJ location. This dish features Spuntino Wine Bar’s house-made meatballs, topped with tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese and ...

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CITRUS STEAK MARINADE 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/3 lemon juice ½ cup olive oil ¼ cup Worcestershire Sauce 1 TBS garlic, minced 1 tsp. black pepper ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. thyme & 3-4 sprigs Juice of one blood orange 1 ½ lb. steak To make the marinade, in a small bowl, whisk together all the ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - Lamb meatballs, freshly ground and roasted, served with Guinness mushroom gravy is one of the highlights of  The Shannon Rose Irish Pub  "Foods of Ireland” menu. The menu is available for the entire month of March in celebration of St. Patrick's Day. The menu is available at both ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - The Shannon Rose Irish Pub, is offering free food for American athletes with local roots free food for life for if they break a world record this winter. The restaurant will also offer free food for four years to any local athlete who reaches the podium at the Olympic games.  As ...

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