Food & Drink

May 22, 2019

HACKENSACK, NJ – There will be plenty of eats and beats on the streets this summer in Hackensack. Beginning May 31 and running through Aug. 3, the Hackensack Main Street Business Alliance and the City of Hackensack will hold its first annual Food Truck Fridays series. Every two weeks, there ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – White Manna has the best burger in New Jersey, according to a newly released ranking. In its “Best Burger in Every State” list, The Daily Meal wrote:  "A New Jersey legend, White Manna one of the last remaining diner-style burger joints that arose in the tradition of White ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Facebook is treating everyone on Friday in celebration of the launch of its “Birthday Stories” feature. In order to mark the occassion, the social media company partnered up with 50 bakeries across the country to offer complimentary treats. In New Jersey, free goodies will be ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J. -- Mondelēz Global LLC announced a limited voluntary recall in the United States of certain Chewy Chips Ahoy 13oz cookies. This voluntary recall is being conducted because of the potential for certain product to contain an unexpected solidified ingredient. Some reports of ...

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A limited amount of Muse wet cat food, Natural Chicken Recipe in Gravy in three-ounce cans has been recalled, announced Nestle Purina PetCare Company. The product could contain rubber pieces that are translucent yellow with a blue backing, which may present a potential choking hazard, they ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Area businesses will now have the opportunity to purchase locally grown greens and give back to a good cause while they do it, thanks to a newly-launched endeavor by REED Next, a non-profit that supports autistic adults. The organization kicked off the start of National Autism ...

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WASHINGTON - Approximately 70,000 pounds of Tyson Foods, frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips may be contaminated with pieces of metal, announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The recall was initiated after two consumer complaints were ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Just in time for the upcoming holiday of Purim, Chabad of Hackensack will be holding a Hamantash Baking event at 280 Summit Ave on. Participants will learn the art of preparing Hamantash pastries, the three cornered traditional Purim treat, while learning about the ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc Bergen/Passaic Chapter presents its annual Heart Healthy “Go Red” event at Hackensack Performing Arts Center this Friday from 7 to 10 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)  The event will include light refreshments, health information and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling various prepared food items in eight states after Satur Farms recalled baby spinach due to a potential contamination of Salmonella. According to the FDA, Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections ...

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PARAMUS, NJ -- It’s all about chocolate, food and fun at The Chocolate Expo, America’s largest chocolate festival, on Sunday, January 27, 2019, at the Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus, NJ, where guests can enjoy delectable indulgences from 10am until 7pm. Local, regional and international ...

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In a perfect example of “You can’t have one without the other” city-based microbrewery The Alementary spent much of this past November supporting Hackensack Riverkeeper’s mission to ensure clean, plentiful water for all – including the making of craft beer. During that time, a portion of the ...

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TRENTON – The U.S. Food & Drug Administration and Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention have announced that their agencies have narrowed down the source of contaminated romaine lettuce at the heart of a recent outbreak of E. coli 0157:H7, and that no New Jersey-grown lettuce is connected ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. —  Mayor John Labrosse, Deputy Mayor David Sims, Councilman Leo Battaglia, Police Director Gerard Marinelli and Congressman Josh Gottheimer gathered in Hackensack’s Carver Park Saturday to distribute Thanksgiving turkeys to local families in need. This is the second year Deputy ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- More than 200 people in need will receive a meal of pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage coffee, tea and juice on Thursday morning at the Salvation Army’s 8th Annual Thanksgiving Breakfast at Eastwick College in Hackensack. With local volunteers serving, the event lasts from 7:30 to ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. -- The Hackensack Police Department met had an unexpected visitor to their “Coffee with a Cop” this morning. Knicks Power Forward and Center Kristaps Porzingis was grabbing his morning cup of Joe at the Starbucks on Essex Street when he stopped to pose for a picture with Officer ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – The heat wave which began yesterday is expected to last through Thursday evening, and Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco has responded by officially opening several cooling centers throughout the county to help residents stay cool this week. The Bergen County Administration ...

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It’s the start of the new school year, which means new teachers, a bunch of homework assignments and the never-ending dilemma of what to include to make a healthy and safe school lunch. The USDA has provided a common sense list of ways to protect students and teaching faculty.  “As a mother, I ...

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One of the best things about Summer is the plethora of Farmers’ Markets that pop up around the country. Farmers’ Markets have evolved from being a local “grocery store” to a community center where friends gather and catch up all while gathering local produce and food items. At many markets people ...

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Today, New Jersey Family, the go-to source for NJ parents, announced its 2nd Annual Ultimate Bucket List. The list reveals its readers’ musts in and around the state—the places New Jerseyans have to see and experience and the food and drinks they've got to try, and Hackensack landmark made their ...

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Hackensack, NJ – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco has opened several cooling centers throughout the county to help residents stay cool this weekend. It is recommended that residents stay indoors if possible from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. when the sun is at its strongest and burns and heat strokes are ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- The Hackensack Performing Arts Center is continuing to expand its programs beyond choreographed musical and theatrical performances, and expanding event dates beyond just the weekend. “Linkage: 2 Degrees of Separation” is coming to HACPAC this Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m., followed ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Firehouse Subs, a chain sandwich shop founded by Firefighters, has opened a sub shop in Hackensack. At today's grand opening, over a dozen members of the Hackensack Fire Department came out to support the franchise, and enjoy the hearty portions the franchise has become known ...

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