Food & Drink

September 25, 2020

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ —The Friends of the East Brunswick Public Library have found the perfect way to hold a wine tasting during the COIVD-19 pandemic—in a Zoom video conference.   The Friends host a virtual wine tasting on Friday, October 23, at 7:00 pm led by wine and spirits expert Enza ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Farmers Market is back! Sponsored by the Township of EB, the EB Sustainability Task Force, EB Environmental Commission and the Friends of EBEC. The market will be held at the Brunswick Square Mall twice a month, starting in October 2020.  The market ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Chef Ravi has combined some delicious ingredients to make an autumnal feast of well-seasoned salmon and rice.  A soothing, slow recipe for some comfort food. Try something new!

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Indian saag is a curry of cooked mustard or similar 'bitter' greens (kale, collards, turnip greens), and spinach or similar mild greens (chard, bok choy, beet greens). Any combination of greens works. Use more spices and peppers for hot saag, or less for mild in this tempting ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick Township and the Sustainable Jersey Committee are looking for local vendors to participate in a Winter Farmers' Market to be held on Sundays starting in October at the Brunswick Square Mall. Contact the Planning office for more details at 732-390-6870.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - This week, Chef Ravi prepares a creamy soup based on abundant summer vegetable - summer squash.  It is a vegetarian dish (if you use vegetable stock and margarine.)  Delicious with some fresh bread, naan, or a dollop of basmati rice in the middle of the bowl at serving ...

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CENTRAL NEW JERSEY - Hey, let's own our status, CJ residents!  We have some majorly great Indian food here in the heart of the Garden State.  Food from "El Pueblo" in Mexico, too. Here's today's recipe from Chef Ravi for "Chilaquiles Verdes in Salsa Verde," a luncheon dish of mild, creamy ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – In this time of increased food insecurity, Middlesex County is proud to introduce the Share Your Foodways program: a way to create delicious, culturally distinct dishes from ingredients available at your local food pantry. All the dishes featured in the program are easy to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Following Governor Phil Murphy’s cancelation of a dining reopening in New Jersey, many local restaurants are unhappy with their current circumstances. Indoor dining would have resumed Thursday, July 2, with restaurants having been allowed to operate at 25% of their normal ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Coronavirus restrictions in place since mid-March continue to be peeled back amid Phase 2 of the state's economic recovery plan, and the state's efforts to combat the disease are proving so successful that New Jersey is one of four states in line to contain it, Governor Phil Murphy ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Outdoor dining in East Brunswick may begin on Monday, June 15. For a  list of participating restaurants, click here:  https://www.eastbrunswick.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=104 Restaurants seeking a permit must submit an application to the Zoning Department ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - With a new municipal measure, restaurant owners will be able to promote social distancing as well as serve more patrons, providing a needed boost of customers to the township’s restaurants and bars.  This week, the East Brunswick Township Council approved a measure introduced ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - For some of us here at TAPinto East Brunswick, the shutdown really began on March 17, when the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade was canceled for the first time in almost 250 years.  We are now coming up on nine weeks of the shutdown of non-essential businesses in New ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -  South Brunswick Township has created a new website where residents can find all information on local restaurants, pharmacies, grocery stores and convenient stores during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is part of the township's “Moving Forward Initiative,” according to a press ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -  The South Brunswick Police Department has release a list of all the eateries who are still opened and are providing pick up and delivery services. This list will be edited as the list changes   Capriccio Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant Located in: Liberty ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - How does a family have a Passover Seder, usually a big event with a sumptuous table, games for kids, shared readings, and lots of sweet wine, when practicing social distancing?  Most of us are at home now, in small family groups, by ourselves, or alone during this festival.  ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Old guys were wandering around Stop&Shop this morning during OPT (Old People's Time) which runs from 6:00 to 7:30 am.  They looked a bit panicked, showing distressed eyes above their masks.  Not all the agita was caused by the fear of contracting COVID-19 from a cantaloupe, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - During these difficult times, the East Brunswick Police Department would like to remind the community to support local businesses. There are several local food establishments that have remained opened and provide takeout and/or delivery on a daily basis, according to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The following local supermarkets have issued some changes of hours and some limitations of supply due to the impact of COVID-19.  Here is the most recent information regarding the status of stores in and near East Brunswick. Stop&Shop of East Brunswick:  Hours 7:30 am to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Pre-ordered grab-and-go student meals will be available for East Brunswick students eligible for Free/Red lunch with pick-up at locations throughout the Township . If you are unable to order online, call 732-613-6718 by 5PM 3/14/2020. Please leave a message with with name, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A long-time community supporter, especially here in East Brunswick, the Stop & Shop grocery store has organized it schedule to provide for support of older Americans during the time in which we are all impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic: "In order to allow more time for ...

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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, such a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In light of current events and in the interest of public health and safety, The Women of Trinity Presbyterian Church have decided to postpone their corned beef dinner scheduled for March 14.  Please watch for updates on when it will be rescheduled.  Thank you for ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Metro Diner, located on Route 18 South in East Brunswick, closed today due to "financial reasons." According to East Brunswick Councilwoman Sharon Sullivan, the Metro was experiencing financial problems and was forced to close.   The Diner made a splash in East ...

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New Jersey’s official state Twitter account, @NJGov, set off a “pizza war” a few days ago when — just in time for National Pizza Day — it proclaimed the Garden State the “official pizza capital of the world.” But is it, though? Is it really? As everyone knows, pizza got its start in ...

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