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Food & Drink

August 2, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ — In the wake of Klondike’s decision to discontinue its beloved Choco Taco, a Hoboken taco and tequila bar is hoping to help fill the void. After seeing the outcry on social media in response to the news, Fat Taco decided to create their own take on the soon-to-be-gone vanilla ice ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — After making a return in February following a two-year pandemic-related hiatus, Hudson Restaurant Week has canceled its summer celebration. Held bi-annually each winter and summer for the past 16 years, the event seeks to celebrate Hudson County as a top destination for ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Sweet, creamy and decadent, cheesecake comes in many flavors — from classic to raspberry to chocolate peanut butter, anything goes with this delicious dessert! In honor of National Cheesecake Day on Saturday, July 30, here’s a list of a few local places you can go to satisfy your ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Pasta la vista, baby. Hoboken’s annual Spaghetti Dinner Block Party returns on Tuesday, Aug. 30 from 5 to 8 p.m. along the Sinatra Drive walkway between First and Second streets. The event, which began in 2005 as a celebration of the city’s 150th anniversary, has become a late ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Get ready to celebrate all things Italian! The St. Ann Italian Street Festival will run from July 22 through July 26 at the grounds of St. Ann Catholic Church, 704 Jefferson Street. What began in 1910 as a way for Italian immigrants to continue beloved traditions, as well as ...

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Lavender Shortbread Cookies sold nationally at Target stores are being voluntarily recalled, announced J&M Foods. The recall was initiated after a select number of cookies were erroneously packed with Chocolate Chip Cookies.  The packaging doesn't list the possible allergen. Some people ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Main Street Pops put a cherry on top of their monthly Artisan Market on Sunday. In addition to the dozen or so booths selling an array of handcrafted items, including clothes, jewelry, fine foods and more, this event under the 14th Street Viaduct included an ice cream eating ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Here’s one competition where you probably won’t lose your cool. Hosted by Moo Jersey, a Hudson County-based artisan ice cream company, along with Main Street Pops and the Hoboken Family Alliance, the Mile Square Meltdown will not only be Hoboken’s first-ever ice cream festival, but ...

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Jif® peanut butter products sold in the U.S. have been recalled due to potential Salmonella contamination, announced The J.M. Smucker Company.  Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — When “A Taste of Hoboken” returns next month, you’ll be treated to samplings from more than two dozen of the city’s top restaurants. The popular fundraiser — which has been held for over two decades in support of the Hoboken Community Center (HCC) — is scheduled for June 7, from 6 ...

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SKITTLES® Gummies, STARBURST® Gummies, and LIFE SAVERS® Gummies are being recalled due to the potential presence of a very thin metal strand embedded in the gummies or loose in the bag, announced Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC. The recall was initiated after the company received reports from ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — After a decade of celebrating the Mile Square City’s most delicious mozzarella, Sunday’s Hoboken Mutzfest may be the last. Along with giving attendees a chance to taste the best “mozzarel" or "mutz" that Hoboken has to offer, Mutzfest includes family-friendly activities, live ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — The Hoboken Uptown Farmers Market will make a return next weekend, offering residents fresh produce and other local products on a weekly basis. Starting May 14 and running through Dec. 17, the market, which is sponsored by Bijou Properties, will be held Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Show mom some love this Sunday by treating her to a delicious brunch feast at one of the many great restaurants in the Mile Square City. Here are some suggestions from the Hoboken Business Alliance of places to celebrate this ...

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Turkey Hill Chocolate Marshmallow Premium Ice Cream has been recalled from shelves due to an allergy alert, announced the company. The ice cream may contain undeclared peanuts, they said People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — When “A Taste of Hoboken” returns in June, you’ll be treated to tastings from more than a half dozen of the city’s top restaurants. The popular fundraiser — which has been held for over two decades in support of the Hoboken Community Center (HCC) — is scheduled for June 7, from 6 ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Better late than never. After being delayed by the COVID-19 surge earlier this year, Hoboken Mutzfest will make a return on Sunday, May 15 under the 14th Street Viaduct. A celebration of Hoboken's most delicious mozzarella, Mutzfest invites local delis to compete for the title ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — What better way to mark Earth Day Weekend than with an evening filled with delicious, vegan food? On Saturday, Hoboken Naturally will host its first-ever dinner event highlight two popular Washington Street vegan restaurants, Happy Vegans and The Brick. Dubbed “On the Vegan ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — The wildly popular Hoboken Mac & Cheese Festival is set to return Saturday. The event, now in its third year, will be held as a food crawl and feature all kinds of ooey gooey goodness from some of the best spots in the Mile Square City. Participating locations/samplings ...

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Continental Mills has recalled one lot of Great Value Buttermilk Pancake and Waffle mix due to possible foreign material contamination, announced the FDA. According to the recall, fragments from a cable used to clear the processing lines were discovered in a limited amount of product. The ...

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Approximately 440 cases of Original Hash Brown Patties from Cavendish Farms Corporation have been recalled because they may contain undeclared wheat, announced the FDA. People who have allergies to wheat or celiac disease run the risk of serious allergic reaction if they consume this ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — The city’s popular Farmers Markets will make a return this spring to Hoboken, offering residents fresh produce and other local products on a weekly basis. On Wednesday, the city council authorized the following dates for the 2022 season: The Southwest Park Farmers ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ – “Dancing, singing, and drinking,” is how one celebrant described the scene inside the bar where they were kicking off the St. Patrick’s Day season during Saturday’s LepreCon. While that may continue well into the evening, with less than 90 minutes to go before the end of the now ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Sticky’s Finger Joint, a popular New York City-based fried chicken chain, will officially open the doors of new restaurant in Hoboken March 10. The location, which will Sticky’s first in Hudson County and fourth in New Jersey, is setting up shop at 112 Washington Street, the former ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ ­— March 6 is a special day for cookie lovers and for the City of Hoboken — National Oreo Cookie Day. The first Oreo cookie was made at New York City’s Chelsea Market in 1912 and the very first can was sold to the owner of a grocery store on Washington Street in Hoboken. Over a ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken’s very own Christine Fiorentino will be among the eight top-notch home cooks competing in a brand-new reality competition series, the Julia Child Challenge. The show, which is set to premiere March 14 on the Food Network, will follow the contestants — all Julia Child ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Mojo Coffee Company plans to open a second coffee shop in Hoboken. In a social media post last week, Mojo shared a video of the renovations underway in a new location, uptown at Bloomfield and 8th streets. After opening its first corner store — 230 Willow Avenue — in Summer ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Mark your calendars: the wildly popular Hoboken Mac & Cheese Festival is set to return this spring. The event, now in its third year, will be held as a food crawl on Saturday, April 9 and feature all kinds of ooey gooey goodness from some of the best spots in the Mile Square ...

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SILVER SPRING, MD - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating consumer complaints of Cronobacter sakazakii and Salmonella Newport infections, officials announced last week. All the cases are reported to have consumed powdered infant formula produced from Abbott Nutrition’s Sturgis, ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — The Hoboken City Council is considering whether it will make outdoor dining rules established during the COVID-19 pandemic a permanent part of the city code. On Wednesday, the council introduced an ordinance that would add a chapter to the books to regulate parklets, streateries ...

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