FOOD & DRINK

What's Going On In New Brunswick This Week?

January 23, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Interested in basketball? How about hearing what a top writer for The New Yorker magazine has to say? And, as always, New Brunswick has some good live music scheduled this week.

Check out TAPinto New Brunswick’s weekly roundup of some of the best tickets in the city.

Monday, Jan. 23

Go climb a wall. Really. Rutgers students can do this at 6 p.m. in the College ...

What's Going On In New Brunswick This Week?

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Hub City is booming with fun activities this week, whether you’re a returning Rutgers student who’s looking to catch a game or a New Brunswick resident who wants to enjoy a few laughs.

Check out TAPinto New Brunswick’s weekly roundup of some of the best tickets in the city.

Tuesday, Jan. 17

Celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Somerville: N. Bryan Mack, “Chef Behind the Bar” at Verve Bistro, Dies at 46

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – N. Bryan Mack, legendary mixologist and “chef behind the bar” at Verve Restaurant, Bar& Bistro, has died at the age of 46.

Mack was the consummate front man,  a dapper dresser, beginning his career at Verve in 2002 with starched shirts, cuff links and silk ties, but lately given over to a themed artistic punk look - modified bearskin hat ...

French Silk Fudge

CLARK, NJ - Need a homemade treat for a holiday gathering--in a hurry? French Silk Fudge might be your new go-to recipe. Fudge is a welcome change from the usual Yuletide dessert parade of gingerbread, sugar cookie cutouts and fruitcake, and this microwaveable recipe is an easy way to whip up an impressive dessert with minimal fuss.

French Silk Fudge

2 cups superfine sugar*

1 ...

Cookie Palooza: Pecan Fingers

WARREN, NJ - Pecan Fingers are another cookie made by our family only at Christmastime. Be sure to dip them once while they are hot, and then sift sugar over them again when they are cool.

Ingredients

1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup finely chopped pecans
Additional confectioners' ...

Cookie Palooza: Sour Cream Sugar Cookies

CLARK, NJ - Beautifully decorated sugar cookie cutouts are a Christmas tradition, and many folks have a favorite sugar cookie recipe. But how many bakers can say their recipe originated in Germany more than a century ago?

Amelia Zastrow brought this recipe when she emigrated from Germany to Wisconsin in 1883. She passed it down to her daughter and granddaughter, and now, her ...

Cookie Palooza: Anna Hess's Date & Nut Bars

CLARK, NJ – This toothy, tasty cookie comes to us from the turn of the 20th century.  Anna Hess was born in 1882 of German immigrant parents.  She was an excellent cook who attacked the kitchen in a no-frills, meat and potatoes sort of way.  Even her cookies commanded attention:  dried fruit, nuts, solid ingredients that reflected her strength – and perhaps ...

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25th Anniversary Taste of Somerset

January 11, 2017

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The 25th Anniversary Taste of Somerset, the area’s original gourmet tasting event, provides a unique opportunity to sample the finest appetizers, entrees, desserts, and beverages that the region has to offer. Taste has grown through the decades and the 2017 event, celebrating 25 years, will again provide guests with an ultimate dining experience.

Taste is scheduled for ...

25th Anniversary Taste of Somerset

January 11, 2017

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The 25th Anniversary Taste of Somerset, the area’s original gourmet tasting event, provides a unique opportunity to sample the finest appetizers, entrees, desserts, and beverages that the region has to offer. Taste has grown through the decades and the 2017 event, celebrating 25 years, will again provide guests with an ultimate dining experience.

Taste is scheduled for ...