Food & Drink

July 24, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – For Restaurant Week, Krisztina Rossi invites you to come for a massage, a facial and nail service – and stay for the food and drink. The owner of The Spa at The Heldrich realizes her participation in City Center’s Restaurant Week may seem unusual to some, but she thinks many ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Christopher’s Bar & Restaurant, a dining destination nestled in the lobby of the Heldrich Hotel on Livingston Avenue, has reopened just in time for the city’s Restaurant Week. Christopher’s will be offering a special four-course prix fixe menu on July 23 and 24 ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Farmer's Market comes alive today on the lawn in front of JCPenney's at the Brunswick Square Mall. The hours are 11am-3pm. Come and visit to support some local businesses. Click here to see the list of participating vendors.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Restaurant Week is returning this year with an invitation to come back to your favorite bars and restaurants in New Brunswick. And for those who have been dining in City Center and throughout the rest of the city – whether you were picking up, ordering out, enjoying the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK/SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick's Chef Ravi is back!  This time he prepares a gorgeously delicious shrimp curry to be served on an equally hot summer's night.  Adjust the spices to suit yourself and don't worry about being exact.  Although this recipe is actually very east to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The city’s newest restaurant, a 2,200-square-foot space on Easton Avenue, has opened just in time to take part in the city’s Restaurant Week. Ani Ramen House serves up dinner daily, with to-go, delivery and lunch options to follow in July. Along with its custom-made ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Celebrity Chef David Burke, of East Brunswick's trendy new restaurant Orchard Park, has been nominated as New Jersey's "Entrepreneur of the Year."  In addition to developing the upscale spot on Cranbury Road, Burke has opened five new restaurants in the Garden State during the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ —  Summer is always a time for nostalgia, and that seems to be the case even this year, maybe that's because we really didn't have a summer in 2020 because of the global pandemic. We're seeing cornhole tournaments spring up everywhere, adults everywhere are eagerly awaiting news of ...

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NUTLEY, NJ —  Summer is always a time for nostalgia, and that seems to be the case even this year, maybe that's because we really didn't have a summer in 2020 because of the global pandemic. We're seeing cornhole tournaments spring up everywhere, adults everywhere are eagerly awaiting news of ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - St. Peter's Church will have a representative in this year's Dine Below the Line competition that gets underway on YouTube on Thursday, June 3 at 6 p.m. Former Warden Cathy Decker will be showcasing her culinary skills in the competition that is a collaboration of MCFOODS, Feeding ...

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NEW JERSEY - Governor Murphy announced that New Jersey is launching 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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This article originally appeared on TAPinto Hoboken. HOBOKEN, NJ — Even Cookie Monster knows: If you need mutz, you head to Hoboken. On the recent Episode 5119 of Sesame Street (PBS), resident foodies Cookie Monster and Gonger needed to get some mozzarella cheese for a caprese salad order at ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - To the music of classic Mariachi, the East Brunswick Seafood Fish Market opened this Monday after "testing the waters" for a few weeks at its location at 554 Route 18 North next to its parent restaurant the popular La Poblana China. Friends, family, and local officials ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Once again, both the East Brunswick PBA Locals, 145 and ‪145A‬ (Superior Officers Association), will be hosting a Chicken and Ribs Fundraiser at the Chelsea Senior Living (‪606 Cranbury Road‬) ‪on April 15th, 2021, from 4 pm – 7 pm‬. The Chelsea is graciously donating all ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Farmers Market is back and our vendors are looking forward to seeing you! The farm market will be open on March 21 from 11-4 at the Brunswick Square Mall. We will be located outside near Route 18 or inside near the JCPenney wing of the mall in the event of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Grab your green garb and head to New Brunswick's downtown City Center to celebrate St. Patrick's Day on Wednesday. Several restaurants and pubs will be serving up traditional food and drinks, not to mention live music. Designated drivers who are dropping off and picking up ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ –  Amanda Bonnell of South Plainfield is among hundreds of men and women from around the globe competing in an online competition to be named Favorite Chef.  Over the past month, Bonnell has defeated between 25 and 50 others to win both the 'Top 15' and 'Top 10' categories ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – “The Port” somehow does the impossible. This rectangular lean-to dining room that extends from the front of Salt Seafood and Oyster Bar, across the sidewalk and into Church Street, gives an outdoor dining space all the cozy ambiance of an indoor dining ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Lifelong Fanwood resident and the catering genius behind Savory Selections in downtown Scotch Plains has made it to the semi-final round of the Favorite Chef competition.  Chefs from around the globe are competing in this online competition to be named the world's ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Frank Tumulty was a schoolteacher with a wife and three young children when he decided to pursue his dream of opening a pub in the Hub City where Rutgers students could go on date nights, families could gather for dinner and urban professionals could unwind with a drink or ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Supermarket employees have always been frontline heroes during all periods of crisis. In the face of natural disasters, and now even global pandemics, supermarket employees keep communities nourished and supplied. That is why the New Jersey Food Council (NJFC) is joining the Food ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Virginia-based Cajun seafood restaurant The Twisted Crab is coming to the Brunswick Square Mall.  The Twisted Crab will occupy the former location of The Tilted Kilt on Route 18 South. Mall General Manager Ron Lichtenberger is excited about the prospect of the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The vineyard owner on the screen had obviously been drinking his own stock and could no longer converse in his native Italian nor his limited English, but was fluent in the international language of drunk. His inarticulate antics provided hours of laughs for the customers who ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - These days, anywhere from 300 to 350 meals are made daily at Elijah’s Promise, a community kitchen and saving grace to the Greater New Brunswick area in the year 2020. Like many food banks across the nation, keeping communities and families from falling apart has been a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – South River's Ria Mar, a local favorite Portuguese restaurant, has been cited by state attorney general’s office for violating COVID-19-related executive orders. Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal’s office on Wednesday announced it was seeking to suspend the liquor licenses of ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Al pastor (from the Spanish, meaning "shepherd style"), also known as tacos al pastor, is a taco made with spit-grilled pork or chicken. Al pastor features a flavor palate that combines traditional Middle Eastern spices with those indigenous to Central Mexico. This ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Chef David Burke didn’t actually know anything about the town of East Brunswick when he was contacted about opening one of his restaurants in the New Jersey town. Though a New Jersey native, Burke had never been to East Brunswick before and was largely unfamiliar with Middlesex ...

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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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NEW JERSEY- The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a recall of Nestle Lean Cuisine Baked Chicken meals for “possible extraneous materials, specifically pieces of white hard plastic.” The baked chicken meals were produced and packaged on September 2, 2020 with a “Best Before” date of October ...

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

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