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June 24, 2022

Wonder, a new home dining experience serving 22 towns in New Jersey, has announced its first ever Student of the Year awards. The company is currently accepting nominations for 2022 high school graduates that exemplify Wonder’s core values of mastery, compassion, and courage. "These communities ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A frozen yogurt shop and café on Westfield’s south side is singing its swan song. Bohemian Raspberry on Wednesday announced that it must close its doors and vacate the shop by Aug. 1 as its landlord will not renew the lease. It follows the establishment’s nearly 10-year-long ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – After 15 years of work, a couple of Rutgers researchers are enjoying the fruits of their labor: a new strawberry. Bred for its flavorful fruit, Rutgers D’Light has a unique shape – a Christmas light - that makes it the ideal strawberry for dipping in chocolate, according to ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Local foodies are getting a new place to grab some treats. Ester's Bakery and Vegetarian Kitchen is open for business. Located at the former JRs MiniMart on Centennial Avenue, across the street from Cougar Headquarters, the new eatery will be open Thursday - Saturday from 7:30 ...

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - It was "Team Jaleesa" all the way during a viewing party where local residents, along with Township officials, supported their favorite hometown pastry shop owner, Jaleesa Mason, as she competed in the finals of the Spring Baking Championship on the Food Network.....and ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Tania Marissa Maranhao, owner of Yumpanadas on Miln Street in Cranford, has passed away. Her passing was announced on both the Downtown Cranford and Cranford Chamber of Commerce Facebook pages. Maranhao opened Yumpanadas, a gourmet empanada restaurant, in October 2020. "We are ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Opening Vine and Oak Tavern in Cranford "was a no-brainer for us," said founding partner Charlie Magjuni, a Union County native. Vine and Oak opened its doors Wednesday evening, offering residents and local foodies an "elegant experience," he added. Magjuni, along with fellow ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Looking for a little something to help you get to the weekend? Downtown Cranford has the event to give you that "sweet" pick-me-up this Thursday, April 14. Sweet Escape is a self-guided tasting tour of some of the sweetest spots in Cranford. From 3-7 p.m., restaurants will be ...

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Ferrero U.S.A. is voluntarily recalling its Kinder ® Happy Moments Chocolate Assortment and Kinder ® Mix Chocolate Treats basket, because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella Typhimurium. Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Get ready to sip some wine, chat with friends, shop 'til you drop, and put some good back into the community.   Cranford Woman's Club is sponsoring its annual Sip & Shop fundraiser on May 6th from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. in Downtown Cranford, which benefits their philanthropic and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Community members were saddened when Xocolatz Restaurant & Grill closed in December but less than five months later a new restaurant has set up in its place. Maya Thai Eatery served its first meals on Friday in the space on Elmer Street. Owner Phattharaphon Phuetpha said that ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Town Council on Tuesday introduced a law that would allow people to drink alcoholic beverages outdoors from “open containers” in some downtown locations. Along with the executive committee of Downtown Westfield Corporation, town council members feel the measure will help the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Local students’ artwork adorns the walls, and a frequently played piano sits in the rear of the establishment, reminders that the shop on South Avenue East is as much a community gathering space as it is a place for frozen yogurt and coffee. Bohemian Raspberry, a self-serve ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - California Burritos officially opened this past week at 12 North Union Avenue.  Co-owners Rafi Namroud and Will Palacios wanted to open a space that offered Mexican cuisine for take-out and delivery.     Namroud owns the nearby Old City Café & Grill. Palacios has worked in ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Ambeli Greek Taverna in downtown Cranford got a bit of a face-lift and is ready to re-open the dining room. "To the naked eye, you might not see it, but I do!" laughed Christos Zavolas, Ambeli's owner. It all started with a kitchen drain, Zavolas told TAPinto Cranford. "I had ...

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CRANFORD, NJ -   Wonder – an exciting new kind of home dining experience that combines the convenience of delivery and the quality of dine-in – is expanding its service to all of Cranford. Offering an amazing experience and exceptional food, Wonder offers delicious, restaurant-quality dishes ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — New local laws being considered for mobile kitchens that have been serving residents for the past year are on hold while the state mulls revisions to its own regulations to account for Wonder’s new business model, the local health officer said. Representatives for Wonder — a ...

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This story has been updated with additional information from Savory Spice Shop. WESTFIELD, NJ — Savory Spice Shop in Downtown Westfield will close on Jan. 25, its manager, Marty Silverman, announced on Facebook Sunday. The store specializing in spices, herbs, extracts and other cooking ...

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CRANFORD - Wonder is an exciting new home dining experience that combines the convenience of delivery and the quality of dine-in. Delivering exceptional food and a first-of-its kind experience through its app, Wonder’s mobile kitchens offer customers menus from some of the best chefs and ...

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CRANFORD - Red Crab - Juicy Seafood has officially opened in the former Pairings Palate+Plate location, 10 Walnut Avenue.  Red Crab - Juicy Seafood offers a wide variety of seafood in a casual setting. The franchise has locations in 16 states, and the Cranford location becomes the second in New ...

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GARWOOD, NJ — Eager shoppers lined up around the corner Wednesday morning for the grand opening of Lidl grocery store at 10 South Ave. The 31,000 square foot supermarket is Lidl’s 19th store in New Jersey. The 20th will open in Belleville next week, a spokeswoman for Lidl said. “I love seeing ...

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CRANFORD - Downtown Cranford's Restaurant Week will return Sunday, August 8 through Friday, August 13. “We couldn’t be more excited about Downtown Cranford Restaurant Week,” said Downtown Cranford Director Caren Demyen. “We have 17 restaurants participating and the event provides the perfect ...

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CRANFORD - At home food delivery is an amazing convenience, in-home dining has become even more essential, and new food concepts are coming to the market.  Meet Wonder -- an exciting new in-home dining experience that redefines the existing models of food delivery and takes them to the next ...

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CLARK, NJ –  Throughout the year, the Clark-based Deutscher Club hosts a variety of special events open to the public.  This month, the Deutscher Club, a private social club on Featherbed Lane, will host a Mercedes Biergarten featuring a mini car show and live music from Bernie's Orchestra on ...

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