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Food & Drink

August 12, 2022

SOUTH BOUND BROOK, NJ - If you live in a Franklin and you have ever been hungry for breakfast, lunch or dinner chances are Joe's Meat Market in South Bound Brook on Main Street has crossed your mind.  After tonight, it will come to mind a lot more if you are a fan of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, ...

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NEWARK, NJ  — In a moment that for many is both a miracle and a mitzvah, Hobby's Delicatessen reopened in downtown Newark, fixing a hole in some hungry hearts and stomachs. "It took a love of the business and a love of family to make it back," said Marc Brummer, sitting next to his brother and ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — In the wake of Klondike’s decision to discontinue its beloved Choco Taco, a Hoboken taco and tequila bar is hoping to help fill the void. After seeing the outcry on social media in response to the news, Fat Taco decided to create their own take on the soon-to-be-gone vanilla ice ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Smashville has been a smash. Owner Omar Habib describes this spring’s soft opening of the fast casual restaurant at 377A George St. as “absolute bedlam,” with lines of diners hungry for burgers made with flat halal patties like the ones he used to make for his family and the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Mark Pascal and Francis Schott slip into a quiet table in the corner after running a gauntlet of business meetings, including one exploring a partnership with Middlesex College.  They just need a few moments to catch their breath and have something to drink, but they’ve ...

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METUCHEN, NJ -  REPLENISH, formerly known as the Middlesex County Food Organization and Outreach Distribution Services (MCFOODS), hosted its sixth annual Dine Below the Line hunger awareness event at First Presbyterian in Metuchen. In addition to raising awareness about the growing problem of food ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Middlesex County residents need to get ready to vote!  Join Replenish for Dine Below the Line on Thursday, May 12th, 2022, at 6 pm.   This cooking competition showcasing  local food pantries preparing delicious, nutritious meals on a budget with items readily found in ...

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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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LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - The Delaware Avenue Oyster House & Bar Executive Chef Britt Rescigno took on and "Beat Bobby Flay" on an episode that aired on Food Network on Thursday, March 24. Local to the LBI Region, Rescigno was born into the food industry. Her father a chef, she also grew up in ...

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NEW JERSEY — Just check the menu of any Irish bar/restaurant in America on March 17, and you’ll be sure to find corned beef and cabbage among the specials offered for St. Patrick’s Day.  After all, corned beef and cabbage is the quintessential Irish meal … or is it? The reality is that the Irish ...

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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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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – There’s love – not to mention the aroma of fine fare and the sounds of couples laughing - in the air everywhere you turn in City Center, where Valentine’s Day arrives with great deals, live music and endless opportunities for a romantic getaway. Unless you are a restaurateur, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Where Miami and New York City meet in New Jersey "to create an atmosphere." That’s how Charlie Mayo describes the vibe inside Cuzin’s Seafood and Clam Bar, the newest restaurant in the city. “Everyone is welcome – we don’t care if you come dressed in Louboutins or Nike ...

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EDISON, NJ – Silver will be on hand as the Edison Chamber of Commerce and The Pines Manor proudly co-host The 25th Annual Taste of Middlesex. It won’t be the silverware because people attend the silver anniversary, but the delicious food.  This year’s event will take place on March 28, 2022, from ...

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EDISON, NJ -  Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, the Food Network show hosted by Guy Fieri is coming to Edison's Skylark diner to film an episode of the popular TV show.  The show is coming back to the Skylark where it visited the diner one year after it opened.  The episode will be featured on the Food ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, SOUTH BRUNSWICK, SPOTSWOOD, MILLTOWN, AND SOUTH RIVER, NJ -  Hooray!  Girl Scouts are selling their famous, mouthwatering cookies! Support your local girl scout by visiting a cookie booth near you. Meet your cookies, including the new Adventurefuls here. Girl Scout Cookie ...

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10 People to Watch in 2022 is a series created by TAPinto New Brunswick NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Doug Schneider was the right guy in the right place when the COVID-19 pandemic started and its effects were being felt in and around City Center. He brought a dynamic energy to his new role as Chairman ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The decorations have been collected, the lights have been packed up and the hustle and bustle of the holiday season may have finally subsided, but there’s an unmistakable vibrancy to the city’s downtown bars, restaurants, shops and businesses. Here, where craft beers are ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The judges were not overly fond of his culinary creations - a concoction of pretzels, potato chips, strawberries and M&M candies drizzled with chocolate, and paprika-flavored popcorn, but chef Benjamin Steinhauser squeaked by in Monday night's Kids Baking Championship, a ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – On Dec. 26, 2021 Kenilworth resident Telina Cuppari took on the challenge to compete for the Largest Collection of Pizza-Related Items for the Guinness Book of World Records. The current world record holder Brain Dwyer set the record in Philadelphia back in 2011 with a total of ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Perhaps a bit unusual, but true - a Christmas wish list that does not include toys or videos. Instead, Benjamin Steinhauser, a third-grader at the Woodfern Elementary School, would prefer a set of mixing bowls, stainless-steel whisks or a multi-speed electric mixer with all ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - A new restaurant is opening its doors in the borough this weekend. Pho & Baguette is holding its grand opening on Saturday, December 4. Milltown Mayor Trina Mehr will be on hand at 1 p.m. for a special ribbon-cutting ceremony to welcome the restaurant to the borough. Music kicks ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The newest restaurant in New Brunswick is offering up a delicious array of sushi plated on stylish dishes at tables hand-carved from walnut. Those dishes of spicy salmon, red snapper, yellowtail and other types of sushi are meant to be shared among friends and family members.

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NEW BRUNSWICK - The Hub City Food Truck Festival has been postponed until Sunday, Nov. 7. It will mark the return of one of the city’s most beloved events after it was canceled last fall. Entrance to the festival at Boyd Park is free, and the first 300 attendees will receive free ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - That centerpiece of suburban living - the mall- is changing.  Since it is no longer the only place in town to shop retail at a single location due to online shopping, COVID restrictions forcing movie theater closings, and a slew of other impacts on these suburban icons.  The ...

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