Food & Drink

May 4, 2021

NEW JERSEY - Governor Murphy announced that New Jersey is launcing a "Shot and a Beer" program, encouraging eligible residents, ages 21 and over to get vaccinated. Any New Jerseyan who gets their first vaccine dose in the month of May and takes their vaccination card to a participating brewery ...

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Trader Joe's Restaurant Style White Corn Tortilla Chips have been voluntarily recalled due to a potential undeclared milk allergen, announced parent company, Snak King Corporation. The recall includes the 9 ounce package with a sell by date of 8/09/21 and 08/10/21. The recalled products were ...

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Legislation is Part of a $100 Million Relief Package for New Jersey Small Businesses ATLANTIC CITY, NJ  – Gov.Phil Murphy signed into law A-5444 on Friday, which provides $35 million in federal COVID-19 relief aid for restaurants throughout New Jersey. The bill provides aid to a particularly ...

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Approximately 2,100 cases of Sabra Classic Hummus have been recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination, announced Sabra Dipping Company, LLC. The contamination was discovered after the FDA did a routine screening of a single tub of hummus. Consumption of food contaminated ...

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COLONIA, NJ – If you are tired of the same old meatless meals on Fridays in Lent, Mijo’s Pizzeria is serving up the perfect combination of delicious and satisfying to wake up your taste buds.   From appetizers to entrée, Mijo’s is doing meatless right.   Start your meal with garlic knots or ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Home Chef and BBQ Spice Entrepreneur Doreen Rinaldo, touted by many as “Dr. Dor,” has made it to the top five of the Favorite Chef 2021 competition.    Rinaldo, who works as a Radiation Therapist at Trinitas Regional Medical Center, is vying for the title with chefs across the ...

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COLONIA, NJ - Mijo’s Pizzeria is featuring heart-shaped pizza just in time to celebrate Valentine’s Day.  Spend time with your sweetheart enjoying a freshly baked and topped pizza of your choice.   Then top it off with a dessert pizza covered with Nutella, bananas, and ...

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CLARK, N.J. – Clark’s Deutscher Club is offering takeout three nights a week. Takeout service is open to the public. The club began offering takeout last spring, the club’s manager and chef, Ewald Holinger, told TAPinto Clark. “I cook original German food, authentic German food,” said Holinger, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – When the pandemic shut down production of The Today Show, Katie Stilo, a culinary producer and food stylist for the NBC series, set out to adapt to a new 'normal.' In an effort to keep busy, Stilo turned her parents' South Plainfield, NJ kitchen into a TV studio and, over the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Old Man Rafferty’s, a downtown restaurant that has served savory French onion soup and overstuffed reubens to generations of theatergoers, Rutgers students and Johnson & Johnson’s workers, has closed its doors. Owner Mark Jakuboski said the landmark restaurant on Albany ...

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Let Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator Diane Weeks show you how to lower the salt and turn up the flavor of food with a virtual cooking demonstration on December 15 at 7 pm. From the comfort of your home, see how to use herbs and spices to improve the flavor and nutritional value ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Display cases at Westfield Seafood that once offered fresh catches were bare on Tuesday as the longtime owner of the fish market on South Avenue West prepared the shop for its biggest sale of all: that of the fish store itself. Vince Bruns is selling the business and retiring ...

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CLARK, N.J. – Clark’s Deutscher Club is offering takeout three nights a week. Takeout service is open to the public. The club began offering takeout in mid-April, the club’s manager and chef, Ewald Holinger, told TAPinto Clark. “I cook original German food, authentic German food,” said Holinger, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit and the Westfield Regional Health Department have issued the following guidance regarding the COVID-19 outbreak at Roots Steakhouse in Summit. Multiple employees at the restaurant have tested positive for the virus and the establishment closed on November 12. The ...

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CLARK, NJ - What's for dinner?  The question heard in households daily. Mijo's Family Owned Pizzeria has the answer.  Serving up their authentic Italian recipes to dinner tables everywhere.   From traditional dishes to others with a modern twist, Mijo's, established in 1979 has something for ...

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CLARK, NJ – Governor Murphy announced via Twitter on Monday morning that NJ restaurants can reopen for indoor dining on Friday, September 4. The announcement came in advance of his afternoon press briefing. Although outdoor dining has helped some restaurants to keep afloat during the pandemic, ...

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CRANFORD - Attilio Guarino, owner of Ava's Kitchen & Bar in Kenilworth, says enough is enough and plans to open for indoor dining on Tuesday, September 8.  Nearly all restaurants, with the exception of those who can open two walls for better ventilation, have been banned from serving food ...

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CRANFORD - A Toute Heure, a mainstay restaurant of Cranford since 2007, announced Friday evening that it has permanently closed. A thank you and farewell email was sent to its email subscribers, which read, "We have been blessed and honored to serve our loyal customers and the community of ...

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CLARK, NJ – How do you make a hot, freshly cooked, gourmet burger even more awesome?  Find a burger to please every palate?  Get even the strictest dieter to enjoy a juicy one? Head to BurgerIM where having a burger is anything but ordinary and designing the perfect meal is fun and completely ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Ralph Bencivenga, the owner of Bovella’s Pastry Shoppe, had just heard the news Tuesday morning: Brummer’s Homemade Chocolate’s would be closing up shop for the last time. Bencivenga had been at Bovella’s since 1985 and partnered with Brummer’s on sweet ventures over the years — ...

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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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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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WATCHUNG, NJ -- While anyone who had driven along Route 22 in the past few weeks could see the evidence of an imminent opening, the new Chick-fil-A opened on Thursday, June 24, at the intersection of Terrill Road, the longtime home of Sears -- just walking distance from chicken franchise rival ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD – KC’s Korner will welcome patrons for outdoor dining on June 15.  Per Governor Phil Murphy’s announcement at a press conference on June 1, restaurants and bars may re-open for outdoor dining starting June 15.  KC’s Korner owner Walter Kurilew says they have taken added precautions ...

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