Food & Drink

April 16, 2019

SHIP BOTTOM - If you have traveled to Long Beach Island recently you have seen the two new large structures at the entrance to Ship Bottom. LBI is changing and changing rapidly with these two properties.  Hotel LBI is close to completion.  It is a project by the Mercer Management Group which ...

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NEW JERSEY - A limited amount of Hunt's Tomato Paste No Salt Added six-ounce cans have been recalled due to the potential presence of mold, announced Conagra Brands, Inc. According to the company,  the final product may have been damaged after the canning process, creating the potential for ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- A crowd of over 50 friends and family members joined Al and Phyllis Mirabella for a screening of their "Come Home to Rome" episode of HGTV's House Hunters International on Friday evening at the Fanwood Grille. House Hunters International follows home-buyers across the globe in ...

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EDISON, NJ - Elizabeth Fireman took second place in the Dessert category at the New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association, the ninth Annual “Cooked & Uncorked” festival on Monday night. The event raises money for the NJ FMBA Foundation and the St. Barnabas Burn Foundation. To ...

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WESTFIELD and NATIONAL -- Trader Joe’s, the popular supermarket featuring organic, vegan and everyday items -- and "Two-Buck Chuck" wines -- has released its 10th annual Customer Choice Awards, a list of favorite products by category.  Overall, the top entree was Mandarin Orange Chicken, ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Turkey or ham? Perhaps a turducken? Whichever traditional centerpiece you go with this Thanksgiving, there’s a chance it wasn't served during the first-holiday dinner in 1621. Historians believe the Plymouth Pilgrims and Wampanoag tribe shared lobster, rabbit, nuts, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth Rotary Club’s annual fan-favorite fundraiser flooded the Renaissance Hotel’s ballroom with novice and seasoned foodies alike Monday evening, raising more than $13,000 to put toward community initiatives. Entering its 12th year, Taste of Elizabeth offered 40 food and ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Italian American Heritage Month was proclaimed by the President of the United States and US Congress in 1989. The month is a celebration of the contributions and achievements of Italian immigrants and their descendant to American culture. Any good celebration needs food, so today ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- The 15th annual Hot Dog Nation Tour of New Jersey will bring a coach bus filled with more than 50 connaisseurs to the Fanwood Grille for the eatery's foot-long Shickhaus hot dogs and famed toppings including sauerkraut, chili, bacon and cheese, and "Cowboy Tony" (spicy meat) ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Rotary Club of Elizabeth will be celebrating 101 years of service to the Greater Elizabeth Community, by featuring its unique annual food-tasting event, the “Taste of Elizabeth” on Monday, October 15, from 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel located at 1000 Spring Street ...

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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE, NJ -  Union County hosted the first ever Warinanco Food Festival on Saturday, featuring local food trucks and restaurants from all over the area.  Visitors to the event had a chance to indulge in culinary delights such as arepas, egg rolls, empanada's, pad thai, jerk chicken, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ –  Former New York Yankee Rick Cerone joined Mayor J. Christian Bollwage for a community gathering at O’Brien Field in Elizabeth on July 19, hosted by American Dairy Association North East to help promote the City of Elizabeth’s free Summer Meals Program.  When school lets out for ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - People from all over will be coming to Elizabeth this week for one of the city’s most famous festivals of the year, “festa di san Vito”. The 11th Annual festa di san Vito / Peterstown Cultural Festival will be held from July 26 through July 29 in the Peterstown section of ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The City of Elizabeth and the Elizabeth Avenue Partnership (EAP) celebrated its 4th annual National Hot Dog Day Celebration on Wednesday afternoon featuring $1 dollar hot dogs from Tommy’s Italian Hot Dogs and Sausages, and Jerry’s Frankfurters both located two stores apart on ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield’s town council approved the transfer of a liquor license to Westfield Hospitality LLC for its Westfield Fish & Brew Company during the council's meeting Tuesday night. The license had been bought from Jeffrey’s when it closed in 2014 and remained unused, or “pocketed,” ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Enjoy herbs all year round. Harvest herbs now for garden-fresh meals and preserve a few for the winter ahead. Snip a few leaves or leaf-covered stems as needed. For the same intensity of flavor, you generally need two to three times more fresh herbs than dried except for ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced that the annual Farmers’ Market voucher program for seniors will begin again this summer. Starting on June 25, income-eligible adults age 60 and up can receive a total of $25 in free vouchers to purchase fresh produce at ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood Grille (34 South Martine Ave.) has been named one of the stops on the 15th annual Hot Dog Nation Tour of New Jersey The motor coach bus tour is organized by Erwin Benz and John Fox, who is one of the country's best known hot dog experts. The event attracts visitors ...

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