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Aunt Jemima Pancakes, Waffles, French Toast Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

May 8, 2017

Pinnacle Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling all “Best By” dates of Aunt Jemima Frozen Pancakes, Frozen Waffles & Frozen French Toast Slices distributed nationally in the United States and one product into Mexico because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported. The products are being recalled as a ...

Common Lot in Millburn Takes Prize for Best New Resturant

HAMILTON, NJ - Common Lot of Millburn was named Best New Resturant on Saturday at the Garden State Culinary Awards. The original candidate list was released in February, and then the top three vote-getters in each category were announced in April. The candidates are voted on by about 100 independent judges from around the state - journalists, food writers, cookbook authors and other culinary ...

The Origins of the Sloppy Joe Sandwich in New Jersey

DID YOU KNOW that according to New Jersey lore, the original sloppy joe sandwich was created in 1935 at Town Hall Deli in South Orange, NJ? And that the idea for the sandwich came from a bar called Sloppy Joe’s in Havana, Cuba?

Thomas Sweeney, a Maplewood, NJ politico at the time, was vacationing in Cuba and a frequent visitor to the bar. The bar’s proprietor would ...

The Halal Guys Open in Union

UNION, NJ – A ribbon cutting ceremony took place Friday afternoon at The Halal Guys new restaurant located at 2317 Route 22.

“It’s a pleasure to be in this town,” said Franchise owner Khattab Abuattieh.  “We have felt nothing but welcomed.”

Union Mayor Suzette Cavadas, Committeemen Manuel Figueiredo and Clifton People, Jr. and Union Fire Chief Mike ...

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