Food & Drink

August 14, 2019

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - American Legion Post 253 has two upcoming events residents may want to mark on the calendars. On Saturday, August 24 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., the American Legion is hosting Steak Dinner Night. Pre-tickets are $20 while tickets at the door on the day of the event are $25. Tickets ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - The Helmetta Fire Department will be hosting an evening on summer fun on Friday, August 16 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Ronald C. Pavilion on Maple Street. The family-friendly event will include delicious barbeque and a bonfire. Participants will enjoy hamburgers, hot dogs, cool ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Mark the calendars for the Spotswood PBA's fourth annual Pig Roast on Saturday, September 7 at 3 p.m. at the Maple Street Pavilion in Helmetta. This family-friendly event includes music, food, beer and raffles. Tickets are $40 for adults. Kids under 12 years of age are free. All ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Did you love riddles and guessing games as a kid? Is tasting sweets from other countries right up your alley? Then, the Spotswood Public Library has just the thing for you. On Wednesday, July 24 at 6:30 p.m. the Spotswood Public Library has your just desserts at the International ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ ─ East Brunswick is celebrating the summer with its first restaurant week "Feast Brunswick" July 25 through August 4. Feast Brunswick takes place concurrently with the East Brunswick Arts Coalition’s first Summer Stage Under the Stars production Footloose which takes the stage ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Apple pie is an American staple, but did you know the dessert didn't actually originate in the US? The first apple pie recipe dates all the way back to the 1300s when English literary great Geoffrey Chaucer put it in print. There wasn't any sugar in the first apple pie recipe, but ...

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NEW JERSEY - Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer along the Jersey Shore and its right around the corner. With the sun and sand comes a favorite sweet treat because who doesn't love ice cream?  Well, perhaps there are some, especially those with dairy allergies and folks who are lactose ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Fourth of July Committee is hosting a Spring Wine Tasting on Saturday, June 1 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the American Legion Joyce Kilmer Post #25. All of the proceeds from the event will go towards the borough's annual Fourth of July celebration. Tickets are $30 per ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Public Library will be hosting a Culture and Conversation series in the upcoming months. The first installment of the series will be on Saturday, May 4 at 3 p.m. and will be hosted by Spotswood resident and former Borough Council candidate Marylin Israel. Israel's ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Wondering what to cook for dinner tonight? Don't. Head over to MJ's Restaurant Bar & Grill and support the upcoming eighth grade semi-formal. The Memorial Middle School Semi-Formal Committee is holding at dine-to-donate from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m at the restaurant on March 19 with ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Appleby Drama Club is holding a dine-to-donate on Monday, March 11 from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. at MJ's Restaurant Bar & Grill. All of the proceeds from the event will go to support the Appleby Drama Club's annual spring production at Spotswood High School in April. Fifteen ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Milltown Troop 33 will host its annual Boy Scout Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, March 2 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the American Legion. Tickets are $9 for adults and $7 for seniors. Children nine and under are $5. The dinner will also offer an early bird special from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Education Foundation is celebrating Valentine's Day a little early with a Sweetheart Pancake Brunch on Saturday, February 9 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The last seating for the bruch is at 12:45 p.m. Teachers from the Parkview and Joyce Kilmer Schools will be serving the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Remember that commercial when the gorgeous Catherine Deneuve sat casually on the edge of a pool table with her blonde hair cascading over one shoulder, as she said in a velvety French accent, "Please don't hate me because I'm beautiful?"  I remember hating her because she was ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - With only eight shopping days until the big day, what better week to skip cooking and head out to a dine-to-donate to support Project Graduation/Senior Week 2019. Diners heading to Chipotle in East Brunswick on Tuesday, December 18 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. will have 33 percent of ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The third annual Operation Cookie Swap went into full drive on December 2, mobilizing to bring holiday smiles to active and non-active military families in the area. Operation Cookie Swap is sponsored by the SSG Michael Ollis Freedom Foundation and Amici’s Bakery in Monroe Township.

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MILLTOWN, NJ - In the spirit of giving during the holiday season, Pasquale Brick Oven Pizza has partnered with Feeding Middlesex County to host a Raise the Dough fundraiser on Sunday, December 30. Fifteen percent of all take-out and dine-in orders placed between 4 p.m. and closing on December 30 ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A dine to donate to support the upcoming May eighth grade semi-formal will be held on Sunday, December 9 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Chipotle. Thirty-three percent of each receipt will be donated to the annual eighth grade semi-formal which brings together the eighth grade ...

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NEW JERSEY - The average Garden State resident will consume about 4,500 calories today. Now a bit of Thanksgiving Day trivia won't keep the calorie count down, but it is fun and just may keep the kiddos busy while they are waiting for the turkey to finally hit the table. Forget the bald eagle, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Before digging into the turkey and stuffing on Thanksgiving, head to the McDonald's at 361 Route 18 South in East Brunswick on Wednesday, November 21 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for a Dine to Donate. Ten percent of all receipts will be donated to Spotswood High School's Class of ...

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HELMETTA/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Helmetta Mayor Chris Slavicek and Helmetta Borough Council members will join Spotswood Mayor Ed Seely and the Spotswood Borough Council on Sunday, October 28 from 8 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the Spotswood VFW Post 4589 for the tenth annual Mayor-Council Community Pancake ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The borough will hold its tenth annual Mayor-Council Community Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, October 28 from 8 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the Spotswood VFW Post 4589. Tickets are $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and $5 for children. All of the proceeds from the yearly fall breakfast will ...

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