Food & Drink

December 13, 2018

NEW JERSEY - Approximately 3,521 cases of Light & Fit® Greek Crunch Nonfat Yogurt & Toppings S’Mores Flavor have been voluntarily recalled due to improper labeling, said the FDA in a press release. According to the release, Danone North America is recalling the product after it was ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Margaritas will be on tap this weekend when 'El Toro Loco' celebrates their grand opening in Bloomfield Center. Billed as a 'Modern Mexican Kitchen,' the restaurant has a major influence from the Lone Star State.  The fun begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday and continues until 1 a.m.

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - On Sunday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Slow Food Northern New Jersey will be hosting a special indoor farmers market at The Woodland (60 Woodland Rd.) in Maplewood in honor of "Terra Madre Day." According to Slow Food Northern New Jersey's website, this newly added market is to ...

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Welcome to NJ Flavor, the newest section on TAPinto.net. Here we’re exploring tastes of the Garden State with stories and videos about the foods we love, from the hottest trends to hidden gems, the stories behind our favorites, destinations, awesome ingredients, events and festivals and, of ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - In a perfect example of “You can’t have one without the other” city-based microbrewery The Alementary spent much of this past November supporting Hackensack Riverkeeper’s mission to ensure clean, plentiful water for all – including the making of craft beer. During that time, a ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Brookdale Reformed Church on Bellevue Avenue invites the community to gather with friends for 'Pasta with a Side of Christmas Carols' this Saturday afternoon starting at 4 p.m. and continuing into the evening  This Saturday's gathering is a part of a series of food-centric ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The scouts of pack 22 invite everyone to join them for a pancake breakfast Sunday Dec. 2 at St. Thomas Church's Hereon Hall. The fundraiser breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, juice, and coffee. Breakfast will be served from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children under 5 are invited to ...

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TRENTON – The U.S. Food & Drug Administration and Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention have announced that their agencies have narrowed down the source of contaminated romaine lettuce at the heart of a recent outbreak of E. coli 0157:H7, and that no New Jersey-grown lettuce is connected ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The scouts of pack 22 invite everyone to join them for a pancake breakfast Sunday Dec. 2 at St. Thomas Church's Hereon Hall. The fundraiser breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, juice, and coffee. Breakfast will be served from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children under 5 are invited to ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Look, up in the sky, its a bird, its a plane, its ... a bottle of Pallotta Hot Sauce!  Now through Cyber Monday (Nov. 26), Pallotta Hot sauce will ship free for orders of $20 or more. According to owner Nick Pallotta, Superman will help "to get your orders to you SUPERFAST!"  To ...

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VERONA, NJ - It’s almost Turkey Time and the last year the Verona Fire Department shared some helpful tips to ensure its residents had a safe and happy Thanksgiving. TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove thought it was information that should be shared again... "Planning on deep frying your turkey this ...

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ROSELAND, NJ – The public is invited to participate in Essex County’s annual 2018 Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest at the Essex County Environmental Center by entering their best gingerbread houses in a variety of categories. The free competition encourages have fun over the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Bloomfield resident Jenn Stilwell's cranberry jelly recipe remains the worst kept secret in the township. First published in 2016 when TAPinto Bloomfield was only a few months old, this recipe will probably be published the weekend before Thanksgiving every ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Snow days are the perfect time for a family to do something together. Why not gather the troops and make a batch, or two, of classic oatmeal cookies.  The Original Quaker Oats Oatmeal Cookie Recipe is a classic that is meant to be shared as much as a batch of these cookies are ...

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J.-According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), cooking is the leading cause of home fires.  “One out of three home fires begins in the kitchen – more than any other place in the home,” says Madison State Farm agent Mary Comito.  “The number one cause of fires in ...

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Turkey or ham? Perhaps a turducken? Whichever traditional centerpiece you go with this Thanksgiving, there’s a chance it wasn’t served during the first holiday dinner in 1621. Historians believe the Plymouth Pilgrims and Wampanoag tribe shared lobster, rabbit, nuts, carrots, eggs, and dried ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - On Sunday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Slow Food Northern New Jersey will be hosting a special indoor farmers market at The Woodland (60 Woodland Rd.) in Maplewood in honor of "Terra Madre Day." According to Slow Food Northern New Jersey's website, this newly added market is to ...

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PORT MURRAY, NJ -- A good time was had by all at the Apple Festival hosted by Treelicious Orchards this October. An annual event, the festival is a benefit for The Ben Samuels Children's Center for Inclusive Early Care and Education at Montclair State University. Visitors picked their own apples ...

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Duncan Hines is recalling four varieties of its cake mixes due to a potential presence of Salmonella.  In a company announcement, Conagra Brands announced that it is working with health officials in connection with a positive finding of Salmonella in a retail sample of Duncan Hines Classic White ...

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BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - Two hundred thirty nine cases of roasted and salted in shell pistachios have been recalled due to the potential of being contaminated with Salmonella said the Barcelona Nut Company. A routine test revealed the health issue, they said. Salmonella is an an organism that can ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — Vanillamore is celebrating their first anniversary as a part of the vibrant Montclair restaurant scene this November. Vanillamore Owner and Chef Risa Magid Boyer speaks about coming to Montclair, working with other business owners in town, and giving back to the community through ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The restaurant at 19 Valley St. that was Ricalton's, then South Mountain Tavern, will soon re-open with a new owner, and a new name: The Fox and Falcon. David Massoni, a restaurateur and South Orange resident, is the new owner. Massoni is also a partner with Three Kings ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - While children across the Garden State are having dreams of endless supplies of Kit Kat bars, Butterfingers, and Tootsie Rolls, trick or treaters may be the subject of trick pulled off by one of the nation's largest retailers. The Target store in Clifton has a large Halloween ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Owners of The Fine Grind announced on Tuesday the temporary closing of their Little Falls location due to "financial hardships," according to posts made on the cafe's Facebook page, Instagram and website. “The Fine Grind is very important to us and we are going to try to find ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley's Chef Michel Carrino will be among the chefs creating unique menus this November to benefit the Community Food Bank of New Jersey. Born and raised in Nutley, Carrino is executive chef and owner of Pig and Prince in Lackawanna Plaza Montclair. The sixth annual Chefs ...

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RED BANK, NJ – Monmouth Street was buzzing last night with the Grand Opening of Red Tank Brewing.  Owner John Arcara and his wife Lovina were all smiles as thirsty friends, patrons, politicians, and a professional baseball star wished them good luck. A space described as industrial chic with ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Disappointed that you couldn’t get tickets for Charlie’s Ale Garden during AddamsFest? Despite a “sold out” image on the Beer Garden page on AddamsFest.com, organizers said that more tickets will become available for purchase later this week. “As we said, we can only pre-sell as ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Brookdale Reformed Church on Bellevue Ave in Bloomfield NJ will host 'A Taste of the Caribbean' on the afternoon of Sunday October 7.  The event is a part of the congregation's celebration of their faith community with food and music from the homeland of the members. The ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Italian American Heritage Month was proclaimed by the President of the United States and US Congress in 1989. The month is a celebration of the contributions and achievements of Italian immigrants and their descendant to American culture. Any good celebration needs food, so today ...

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VERONA, NJ - Chef Ariane Duarte will be hosting the 2nd annual fundraiser for homeless pets and pets of domestic violence victims on Thursday, October 18. The non-profit organization, Only Kindness Rescue, has collaborated with Chef Ariane to host the fundraiser for a cause. The goal is to raise ...

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