Food & Drink

May 12, 2021

HOLMDEL, NJ: The moment Holmdel has been waiting for.... The Grand Opening of Bar Bella at Bell Works!  Bar Bella officially opens May 13th and will be open Wednesdays 1-10pm, so Bell Works Fresh market-goers can enjoy a refreshing sip al fresco after shopping with local vendors, and ...

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RED BANK, NJ: the town of Red Bank is home to the "local restaurant market". After more than 14 months of closures and capacity limits, Red Bank restaurants are excited to welcome back patrons in a bigger way, in mid-May. Gov. Phil Murphy on May 3, announced an additional easing of restrictions, ...

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NEW JERSEY - Governor Murphy announced that New Jersey is launcing a "Shot and a Beer" program, encouraging eligible residents, ages 21 and over to get vaccinated. Any New Jerseyan who gets their first vaccine dose in the month of May and takes their vaccination card to a participating brewery ...

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RED BANK, NJ: Take out or sit down, Boondocks 2-Go is the place for some of the freshest and tastiest seafood this side of Key West. Located at 78 Bridge Ave., directly across the train station, owner Kelly Ryan has announced that Boondocks 2-Go will open up their secluded backyard for outdoor ...

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Highlands, NJ: It's a weekend for Lusty Lobster Specials!  The Lusty Lobster has fresh South Carolina Soft Shells Crabs - order now, because they will sell out fast.  Plus, Wild Baja Rock Shrimp, Swordfish Loin and New England Haddock - delicious!  Lusty's always fresh seafood that ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Holmdel High School 2019 Graduate, Michael Campenalla loves to cook! He has taken that passion, married it to his passion for acting and writing, and voila! Campanella has now published Theater of the Kitchen, a cookbook with over 40 recipes, making YOU the star of the ...

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NEW JERSEY  — Salads bars and buffets are making their return to grocery stores and retail establishments that sell food, as part of the latest easing of coronavirus restrictions by Gov. Phil Murphy. But while these self-service food stations are once again allowed at supermarkets, convenience ...

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Publisher's note: TAPinto is proud to announce Boondocks 2 Go as our new marketing partner and sponsor of daily TAPinto news.  Local business advertisers and sponsors stimulate our local economy, provide employment opportunities and keep our community strong RED BANK, NJ: You’ve got the best of ...

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Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Raising Indoor Capacity Limits from 25% to 35% for Certain Businesses Executive Order Also Ends Statewide 10 p.m. Curfew for In-Person Indoor Restaurant Service, and Adjusts Gathering Limits for Religious and Political Activities, Wedding Ceremonies, ...

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Ingredients 1 15-ounce can low-sodium kidney or navy beans, drained and rinsed 1 24-ounce can low-sodium tomatoes, chopped, undrained 2 cups low-sodium vegetable or chicken broth 1 medium onion, chopped 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 cups spinach, ...

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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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NEW JERSEY — Every January for the past three years, Shivam Patel voluntarily trades in a beer for a bottled water at his favorite Jersey dive bar. Patel is one of many who participate in Drynuary, or Dry January, abstaining from alcohol for the entire month in an effort to be ...

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NEW JERSEY — Restaurant staff are up against more than the flood of holiday reservations and takeout orders this winter. A rise in New Jersey coronavirus cases and temperatures too low for most outdoor dining are creating the perfect storm in an already tough year for the state’s eateries. We ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Chef David Burke didn’t actually know anything about the town of East Brunswick when he was contacted about opening one of his restaurants in the New Jersey town. Though a New Jersey native, born and raised in Hazlet, NJ, Burke had never been to East Brunswick before, and was ...

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Makes 4 servings Nutrition Facts per Serving: 318 calories, 13g total fat (2g saturated fat), 22g carbohydrate, 31g protein, 6g dietary fiber, 250mg sodium Ingredients: 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon rice or white wine vinegar 2 teaspoon ...

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NEW JERSEY- The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a recall of Nestle Lean Cuisine Baked Chicken meals for “possible extraneous materials, specifically pieces of white hard plastic.” The baked chicken meals were produced and packaged on September 2, 2020 with a “Best Before” date of ...

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Fun Foodie Facts about Brookdale Culinary Arts Grads:  Alumna Emily Chapman won the TV competition “Chopped” and alumnus Drew Araneo three times won the James Beard “Top Chef” award and is the owner of the restaurant Drew’s Bayshore Bistro in Keyport NJ. Lincroft, NJ - We all love to eat! ...

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These days, enjoying a cocktail with friends can mean meeting outdoors. Want something that will warm everyone up as the evenings turn colder? Hot toddies to the rescue! Hot toddies are traditionally made with whiskey or brandy, lemon, honey and hot water or tea. You can add different garnishes ...

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New Jersey: The news is out, the Mondelez bakery factory in New Jersey is considering a move out of town, or are they? "This is the beginning of the process," said Laurie Guzzinati, Senior Director, Corporate & Government Affairs North America Mondelēz Global LLC out of East Hanover. "Right ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Jenn Stilwell's cranberry jelly recipe remains the worst kept secret in the township. First published in 2016 when TAPinto Bloomfield was only a few months old, this recipe will probably be published just before Thanksgiving every year.  Stilwell's jelly was the subject of a ...

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Above picture features Meemom's "Campire French Toast."  MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, many business, especially smaller ones that are centered on hospitality and retail, have been struggling to cope locally, state-wide, and nationwide. Middletown’s Meemom’s restaurant ...

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 The "media" may have many around the country believing that New Jersey, specifically Nutley, NJ's  greatest gift to Thanksgiving is Martha Stewart, but locals know its "Nutley Raiders Ginger-Spiced Cranberry Sauce." First created by students in the culinary program at Nutley High School in 2017, ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Drive-Thru Greek Food Fest this weekend! THIS IS ONE FOOD ORDER NOT TO MISS!! It's that delicious time of the year again in Holmdel where you can enjoy authentic fresh and delicious Greek Food! You can place your order now for delicious easy drive-thru pick up!  Welcome to our On-Line ...

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New Jersey: According to Governor Murphy, "Restaurants statewide will be able to open for indoor dining beginning this FRIDAY at 25% capacity and with social distancing between tables." "Reopening responsibly will help us restore one of our state’s key industries while continuing to make ...

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  Coco Chanel and Spellbound, New Kids in Town at Oak Hill Farm in Holmdel.  HOLMDEL, NJ: When you pull in to park at 177 Stillwell Road in Holmdel (near the Middletown border), you immediately know you're somewhere special. The building is new yet nostalgic, the design is elegantly ...

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New Jersey is home to excellent breweries, and residents in and around the local area are lucky enough to have some of the state's most unique options nearby. TAPinto's Jessica Yurkow reports on how breweries have adjusted to the COVID-19 pandemic, changing the business of beer-making here in ...

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JBJ Soul Kitchen Now Offering Meals To Go! Patrons can order meals online for curbside pickup or dine outdoors while Paying It Forward to feed individuals and families in need Red Bank, N.J. – July 28, 2020 – JBJ Soul Kitchen, a non-profit community restaurant, announced it is offering meals ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ — With summer at its halfway point, Monmouth County Freeholder Director Thomas Arnone is imploring Gov. Phil Murphy to reopen restaurants for indoor dining “before it’s too late.” Since Murphy pulled the plug on the start of limited indoor dining on July 2, food and drinking ...

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Holmdel:  Farmers’ Market, today, Saturday, July 25th,  Where: Bayshore Medical Center 727 North Beers Street Holmdel, NJ 07733 When: Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The Bayshore Farmers’ Market is a community event designed to bring residents consistent, affordable healthy food ...

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Hostess Brands, LLC is voluntarily recalling certain Hostess Raspberry Zingers because the product may develop mold, the company announced. They mold, the company said, may develop prior to the best by date. No other Hostess Brand products were affected, they said. The recall applies to the ...

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