Franklin Township: Hundreds Gather for a Taste of Somerset, and to Show Support for the People Care Center 

May 23, 2018

SOMERSET, NJ - Close to 400 guests attended the 26th Annual Taste of Somerset fundraiser benefiting the PeopleCare Center at the Palace at Somerset Park Monday night.

"Taste of Somerset is the original tasting event in Somerset County and the longest running with widespread benefits - to the restaurants, to the attendees, and most importantly to the tenants at PeopleCare ...

Belmar Mayor’s Pardoning of Lobster Will Kick Off New Jersey Seafood Festival

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 the ocean … hopefully.

“In my power as mayor, I want to pardon a ...

Paint & Sip Night Fundraiser Hosted by the Franklin Woman’s Club

Would you like to unleash your inner artist?  If so, then the upcoming Paint & Sip Night Fundraiser, hosted by the Franklin Woman’s Club, is for you.  Paint & Sip Night, is scheduled for Friday, June 15 at Wine and Dreams, 120 Cedar Grove Lane, Somerset. (Doors open at 6:30 and painting will begin at 7PM). The $35 fee includes all supplies, instructions for painting ...

Shortage of Farmers Forces Somerville Farmer’s Market to Close

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Somerville Farmers Market, scheduled to resume operations on Grove Street for its ninth season June 7, will not open this year.

“You need more than one farmer to operate a legitimate farmers’ market,” said Jay Scott, who is the head of the eight-member volunteer committee that operates the market.

Scott distributed an e-mail over the weekend ...

First Franklin Food Truck Festival

Bring your appetite and come test your taste buds!

SOMERSET, NJ - On Saturday, June 9, the Franklin High School Project Graduation will host its first Food Truck Festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Franklin High School, 500 Elizabeth Avenue, in Somerset.

The event will include 12 to 15 food trucks with a mix of different foods and desserts. Numerous vendor tables are also expected to provide ...

Farmers Market Reopens May 6 at Duke Farms

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The weekly Farmers Market at Duke Farms returns on Sunday, May 6, with more than two dozen vendors expected for the opening and throughout the summer from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. every week, rain or shine.

The market will close for the season Oct. 28.

The Sunday Farmers Market at Duke Farms is one of the largest and most diverse markets in Somerset County, with crafts, tastings ...

Food Truck Festival and Car Show at Saint Joseph High School on April 28

METUCHEN, NJ -- Saint Joseph High School's Father's Club will host a Car Show and Food Truck Festival (featuring live DJ and Beer Garden) on Saturday, April 28, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Admission is $5.00.


Food Trucks will include:

Boardwalk Freddy
Cousins Maine Lobster
Empanada Monster
Falafull Gourmet
Jerkin' Chicken
Oink and ...

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More Than 30 Top Restaurants to Bring their Best Dishes to Chef’s Night to Benefit Elijah’s Promise on June 11

May 12, 2018

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 New Brunswick, which trains individuals for professional careers in the culinary arts and food ...