Food & Drink

January 22, 2019

STAFFORD - We are in the thick of the winter and it is time to look forward to a great event! The Fourth Annual Arctic Outreach in Loving Memory of Mallory McBrien is going to happen on Saturday February 23 at the Mud City Crab House. The rain, snow or shine event takes place between 11 a.m. and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Hub City is joining in a popular trend and getting a beer garden of sorts this spring when a new restaurant opens, filling a now-vacant location near the train station. Redd's Biergarten will open at the foot of Easton Avenue, in the prime downtown site that was ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The third annual Operation Cookie Swap went into full drive on December 2, mobilizing to bring holiday smiles to active and non-active military families in the area. Operation Cookie Swap is sponsored by the SSG Michael Ollis Freedom Foundation and Amici’s Bakery in Monroe Township.

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MILLTOWN, NJ - In the spirit of giving during the holiday season, Pasquale Brick Oven Pizza has partnered with Feeding Middlesex County to host a Raise the Dough fundraiser on Sunday, December 30. Fifteen percent of all take-out and dine-in orders placed between 4 p.m. and closing on December 30 ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Legislation co-sponsored by state Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman to allow dogs in New Jersey breweries has passed the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee. “One of the biggest challenges any small business owner will face is increasing foot traffic. Our bill will increase foot ...

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NEW JERSEY - The average Garden State resident will consume about 4,500 calories today. Now a bit of Thanksgiving Day trivia won't keep the calorie count down, but it is fun and just may keep the kiddos busy while they are waiting for the turkey to finally hit the table. Forget the bald eagle, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ --Healthy snacking and eating can be a challenge for many parents and guardians. To help families learn how easy it is to eat better, East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick) hosts the program "Easy Peasy:  Quick and Healthy Family Foods" on ...

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BEACH HAVEN - On August 10, the inaugural LBI Summer Soiree “Boardwalk Nights” (formerly Island Gala) will take  to the breathtaking Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club on Friday, August 10 to benefit David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation. The LBI Summer Soiree is brought to you by key ...

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BELMAR, NJ — With the start of the New Jersey Seafood Festival tomorrow, Belmar Mayor Brian Magovern wants to show a lobster some love. At 3:30 p.m. on May 18, he will kick off the annual three-day event by pardoning “Lucky Larry the Lobster” on the Fifth Avenue beach and then releasing it into ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Brother Jimmy’s BBQ, a downtown restaurant next to the train station and across the street from Rutgers University housing, has closed, apparently the result of declining sales. “Brother Jimmy’s ceased operations on Monday, May 7 due to their inability to pay rent owed to the New ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - More than 30 of Central New Jersey’s top restaurants and food purveyors will share their best dishes at the 19th annual Elijah’s Promise Chef’s Night at The Palace at Somerset Park, Monday, June 11 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. This culinary extravaganza benefits Promise Culinary School in ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - If you graduated from Spotswood High School in 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981 or 1982, it is reunion time. A 5 for 40 Spotswood High School Reunion will be held on Saturday, July 21 at the American Legion Post 253. Reunion fun starts at 3 p.m. and includes a picnic, beer and wine. A cash ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - On May 4, 2018, the Rutgers Gardens Farm Market Lettuce Festival will feature Rutgers Scarlet Lettuce, a superfood lettuce with high polyphenol content and strong antioxidant properties. The Lettuce Festival will take place from noon - 3 p.m. at Rutgers Gardens, located at 112 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – Destination Dogs, the eatery specializing in hot dogs that opened in the city about six years ago, will be featured on the Travel Channel show “Food Paradise” next month, a spokeswoman for the show said. A film crew from the channel spent an entire day filming at the restaurant ...

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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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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - One would never think for a second that East Brunswick could ever be a resort town, but before all the housing developments filled the township, that was the case. One example was Patrick’s Corner, located along Riva Avenue and fronting Farrington Lake. This was an area of East ...

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