Food & Drink

June 15, 2021

HOBOKEN, NJ - Breathe easy, Verizza fans—because we know Dave, and Dave knows pizza. With The Madison Bar & Grill (1316 Washington) getting high marks for the bar pies on their menu, owner Dave Carney has opted to go all in on a pizza joint downtown—taking over the Verizza space at 152 ...

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Beech-Nut Nutrition has issued a voluntary recall of one lot of Beech-Nut Stage 1, Single Grain Rice Cereal. The recall resulted from a routine sampling program from the production lot of Beech-Nut Stage 1, Single Grain Rice Cereal which tested above the guidance level for naturally occurring ...

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NEW JERSEY -  The 'Jersey Freshcipes' contest is the hottest thing in the kitchen this summer. TAPinto caught up with past contest winner Melissa Raho of Behind the Plates.who served up Grilled Jersey Corn with Garlic Chili Butter and Lime. Corn is at its peak in the Garden State from around the ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Conjuring a dessert taco made with mango, dried hibiscus, a margarita and a cream cheese chimichanga, a Hoboken chef appeared on the Food Network's CHOPPED and claimed victory in the show's "Taco Brawl" earlier this week. Shaka Bowl's Co-Founder and Executive Chef Kiersten Gormeley ...

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Containers of 365 Everyday Value Whey Protein Powder Natural Vanilla Flavor have been recalled due to the potential of an undeclared soy allergen, announced Arizona Nutritional Supplements. The containers of the protein powder were mistakenly packaged with Soy Protein Powder, the company ...

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Hershey’s Chocolate Shell Topping has been voluntarily recalled due to undeclared almonds, announced the Hershey company in a press release. Approximately 1,700 bottles were incorrectly filled with Heath Shell Topping which is made with almonds, they said. The product being recalled ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- With COVID-19 numbers trending decisively in the right direction and New Jersey progressing toward its adult-age vaccination goals, Gov. Murphy on Monday announced an additional easing of restrictions, including a removal of all percentage capacity limits for indoor and outdoor ...

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Panera at Home Lobster Bisque has been voluntarily recalled due to an undeclared egg allergen, announced Blount Fine Foods. This item is only sold in refrigerated cases in the deli department of grocery-retail stores; it is not sold at any Panera bakery-cafe, they stated. The recall is limited ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Trader Joe's Restaurant Style White Corn Tortilla Chips have been voluntarily recalled due to a potential undeclared milk allergen, announced parent company, Snak King Corporation. The recall includes the 9 ounce package with a sell by date of 8/09/21 and 08/10/21. The recalled ...

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Hostess Snoballs have been recalled due to an undeclared allergen, announced Hostess Brands, LLC. According to the company, certain Hostess SnoBalls were "inadvertently manufactured in the packaging for Hostess Chocolate CupCakes and the packaging doesn't list coconut, an ingredient, as an ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - The Hoboken hospitality scene has sadly suffered the tragic loss of pizzeria owner Frank Volpe. According to a GoFundMe page set up to help with Volpe's treatment, "Frankie" tested positive for COVID in late January. Weeks later, he had a high fever and entered the hospital. He was ...

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NEW JERSEY – Approximately 2,100 cases of Sabra Classic Hummus have been recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination, the Sabra Dipping Company, LLC announed this week. The contamination was discovered after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) did a routine screening of a single tub ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ, - Even Cookie Monster knows... if you need Mutz, you head to Hoboken. On the recent Episode 5119 of Sesame Street (PBS), resident foodies Cookie Monster and Gonger needed to get some mozzarella cheese for a Caprese Salad order at Cookie Monster's Foodie Truck. Of course Cookie ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - What may be one of the most anticipated, tumultuous fast-food chain rollouts in Hoboken history will finally come to its beefy conclusion next week, as Shake Shack is reportedly set to open at 107-111 Washington Street on March 29. Since 2017, rumors of NYC restaurateur Danny ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez visited Hoboken on Friday to discuss a new $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund with local restaurant owners. In March 2020, Hoboken was among the first in the nation to announce the closure of bars and restaurants in the face of COVID. The City’s ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Today is March 17th is Lá Fhéile Pádraig—the actual Feast of St. Patrick. While a lot of us may spend most of the “St. Patrick’s Season” hunkered down waiting for the rookies to move along, REAL St. Patrick’s Day is traditionally a great occasion for Hobokenites to get out and ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- In words that had to be music to the ears of restaurateurs and other indoor business owners, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that effective Friday, March 19, restaurants, recreational/amusement facilities, gyms and fitness clubs, barber shops, salons, and other personal care ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - It's a classic, alright... Serving up slices, pies and garlic knots since 1985, Mario's Classic Pizza has been owned and operated by the Albunia Family since opening up shop on the corner of 8th & Garden. After 36 years among the upper crust of Hoboken pizzerias, Mario is ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - It's been one hell of a campaign... but after years and years of aspiring to restore a home base for Hudson County's service veterans, the Bar at Post 107 is now officially open. After being heavily damaged by Hurricane Sandy, American Legion Post 107 got to work on developing a ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - (UPDATED at 3:10 p.m.) Super Bowl ads highlighting support for local businesses brought a number of issues into focus. Among them, the conversation over local restaurants who are feel they are being muscled by third-party delivery services. Following an ad promoting #EatLocal, ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Local officials are reacting to the news that the State of New Jersey is easing restrictions on bars and restaurants in the coming days. Gov. Phil Murphy announced earlier today that he will expand indoor gathering limits in New Jersey ot 35% capacity, effective Friday. “I ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The app-based food delivery service, DoorDash, has partnered with the New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association (NJRHA) to provide restaurants across New Jersey with grants of $2,500 or $5,000 based on need and criteria. Made possible by a donation of $500,000 delivered ...

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Approximately 752,615 pounds of not-ready-to-eat pepperoni hot pockets from Nestle have been recalled,  the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) have announced. According to the release, the product may be "contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of glass and hard ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - In these challenging times we mutz do what's right, and a year without Hoboken MutzFest would just feel wrong... The annual event organized by the Hoboken Family Alliance shines a spotlight on the smooth, creamy goodness of Hoboken's world renowned mozzarella (mutz), usually ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - If you want to have a polite conversation in Hoboken, there are three topics you tend to avoid—religion, politics and delis. But the folks over at Food & Wine have gone and made their own pronouncements regarding the Best Sandwich in Every State, with Garden State gourmands making ...

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WASHINGTON D.C. - Although the holidays may be smaller and a little different this year, don't let those memories be soured by getting sick. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reminding everyone to "say no to raw dough". When you prepare homemade dough for cookies, cakes, and ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - It was always open—and now it's not. The Spa Diner (74 Hudson Street) had been a steadfast fixture in Hoboken for over 70 years. Known for its no-frills dining and particularly popular among the Mile Square City's once-vibrant nocturnal gourmand scene, anyone who has spent any time ...

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HOBOKEN and BAYONNE, NJ - Some local hotspots are among those facing State Liquor License suspensions, following a statewide Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) enforcement campaign to ensure its licensees are complying with COVID-19 regulations. Governor Murphy’s Executive Order No.

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HOBOKEN, NJ - "How stupid could one be?" That's how one bar owner responded, when we asked if there was any talk of a Hoboken SantaCon this year. Yet social media posts over the weekend had a few Hoboken residents clutching their kerchiefs for fear of the impending red menace. 'Tis the ...

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Best Rum Spiked Cranberry Jelly Recipe Take 4 cinnamon sticks, 1.5 cups of water, 2 cups of sugar, 1/2  a tsp. ground ginger, 1 tsp. cinnamon and 1 1/2 tsp. ground clove and put them in a stock pot. Boil until the sugar melts and then boil on low for about 5 mins. Add 4 bags of fresh ...

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