Food & Drink

August 15, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Farm & Fork Society, a local CSA (Community Supported Agriculture group), announced today that they will be starting a new pick-up location with afternoon and evening pick up times at Bed, Bath and Beyond located at 180 Route 10 West, East Hanover, NJ. Local residents can ...

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BEACH HAVEN - On August 10, the inaugural LBI Summer Soiree “Boardwalk Nights” (formerly Island Gala) will take  to the breathtaking Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club on Friday, August 10 to benefit David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation. The LBI Summer Soiree is brought to you by key ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - Rocky Marciano, Jr., the son of late boxing legend Rocky Marciano introduced his father's namesake wine at the PAR440 Restaurant and Lounge Thursday evening.  With vintage footage of Marciano's fights playing on the big screens, attendees enjoyed passed hors-d'oeuvres while ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Bob Miller Oyster Fest will be here in September, but Wednesday, June 20, is the night to get going and start the ball rolling for this year's event. The kick-off event at St. James's Gate in Maplewood will feature guest and celebrity bartenders, swag for the Oyster Fest and ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Two Belmar specialty eateries have made the national food-hopping map. Coney Waffle Ice Cream and Sweet Shop on Ocean Avenue and Hoagitos in Belmar Plaza are featured this month on television shows touting what makes them stand out from the rest. The over-the-top ice cream creations ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – The 18th annual Taste of Essex, hosted by the North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC), aims to be better than ever this year with dozens of restaurants participating, special activities, such as chair massages and a 50-50 drawing, as well as prizes for best savory and sweet dishes ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ – After 20 years at The Mall at Short Hills, Joe’s American Bar & Grill is shutting its doors after this Saturday, March 31. Joe’s American Bar & Grill is part of the Sarkis Restaurant Group family of restaurants, founded in 1964 as Back Bay Restaurant Group in Braintree, ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The St. Patrick's Day celebrations begin at 8 a.m. this Saturday, March 17, at St. James's Gate and continue until last call late that night. A special St. Patrick's Day menu will be served, which has traditional Irish dishes like shepherds pie, Irish stew and fish and ...

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VERONA, NJ - A 10-year-old chef is cooking up a little magic in Verona, or should we call it “Saucery?”   A “foodie” since birth, Connor Barshay has a sophisticated palate for one so young, with a love for salty, sour and savory flavors -- preferring pickles, olives and cheeses over cake, candy ...

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Fanwood Grille’s Soups Voted Best in New Jersey by National Food Website The Daily Meal Ranking lists new eatery with some of the country’s most famous restaurants FANWOOD, NJ – National food website, The Daily Meal, which has released its list of Best Soups in Every State, has chosen the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Diners heading to dinner at Livingston’s Porto by Antonio over the weekend were taken aback when they saw that the mural on the rear wall of the building (located at 471 West Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Route 10) had been painted over in white. Fans of the artwork took to Facebook and ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Acclaimed celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson knows what he wants and he knows how to get it. He helped Harlem, long the hub of African-American culture, become happening again with a pair of successful restaurants that are contributing to the revitalization of the famed Manhattan ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Enjoy a vegetarian option for your thanksgiving feast, compliments of Passion for Spices. This recipe is credited to the Indian Cuisine: Diabetes Cookbook authored by May Fridel and published by the American Diabetes Association. Roasted Acorn Squash with Farro Tahiri Tahiri ...

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SOUTH ORANGE AND SHORT HILLS, NJ - Thanksgiving is next Thursday, November 23. For those looking for restaurants that are open for a festive Thanksgiving meal, there are two nearby options: Above Restaurant in South Orange and Par 440 in Short Hills. ABOVE RESTAURANT & BAR Above will be ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The long-anticipated opening of Cornbread, a new farm-to-table restaurant on Springfield Ave. in Maplewood serving traditional American soul food cuisine, held its official grand opening and ribbon cutting on Monday. The celebration began on the second floor of the restaurant ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - St. James's Gate Publick House (167 Maplewood Ave.) is introducing several new, as well as some returning items, to their menu for the fall and winter seasons. The following are some of the selections the menu will now feature: Homemade Chili with Chips (a returning ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Daryani Santana, a Kenilworth resident and restaurant owner, will bring a taste of Jersey to the Food Network on “Guy’s Big Project.” Santana, who owns Cha Cha Cuban with her father, is one of 10 contestants to appear on Guy Fieri’s newest reality show, which offers contestants ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-  On a balmy May day, as the local residents walked up and down Franklin Street in shorts and t-shirts, members of the Bloomfield Fire department were inside Fire Headquarters celebrating an early Thanksgiving of sorts. The customary smell of smoky fire gear was now replaced by the ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - At a recent assembly sponsored by the St. Rose of Lima Academy in Short Hills, Home School Association; students and teachers were able to experience a colorful day at the SRLA Farmer’s Market.  Here they were able to “shop” the market, sample seasonal produce from Alstede Farms, ...

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LONG VALLEY, NJ - While many families are busy concentrating on fall sports and pumpkin picking, Meadowbrook Country Day Camp is already getting ready for next summer by hosting its annual Meadowfest Fall Festival with the intention of catching up with existing campers and meet prospective camp ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Arc of Essex County will host its fourth annual Uncorked & Uncapped: Wine, Beer, and Food Fest on Thursday, Sept. 28 at the Westminster Hotel in Livingston. The event will feature an evening of fine wine, craft beer, spirits, cocktails, and restaurant samplings, as well ...

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