Food & Drink

December 16, 2018

WARREN, NJ — Pecan fingers are made by our family only at Christmastime. Be sure to dip them in confectioners' sugar once while they are hot, and then sift more sugar over them again when they are cool. Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar 2 cups all-purpose ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Margaritas will be on tap this weekend when 'El Toro Loco' celebrates their grand opening in Bloomfield Center. Billed as a 'Modern Mexican Kitchen,' the restaurant has a major influence from the Lone Star State.  The fun begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday and continues until 1 a.m.

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Brookdale Reformed Church on Bellevue Avenue invites the community to gather with friends for 'Pasta with a Side of Christmas Carols' this Saturday afternoon starting at 4 p.m. and continuing into the evening  This Saturday's gathering is a part of a series of food-centric ...

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BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - Two hundred thirty nine cases of roasted and salted in shell pistachios have been recalled due to the potential of being contaminated with Salmonella said the Barcelona Nut Company. A routine test revealed the health issue, they said. Salmonella is an an organism that can ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Owners of The Fine Grind announced on Tuesday the temporary closing of their Little Falls location due to "financial hardships," according to posts made on the cafe's Facebook page, Instagram and website. “The Fine Grind is very important to us and we are going to try to find ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley's Chef Michel Carrino will be among the chefs creating unique menus this November to benefit the Community Food Bank of New Jersey. Born and raised in Nutley, Carrino is executive chef and owner of Pig and Prince located in Lackawanna Plaza in Montclair. The sixth annual ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Italian American Heritage Month was proclaimed by the President of the United States and US Congress in 1989. The month is a celebration of the contributions and achievements of Italian immigrants and their descendant to American culture. Any good celebration needs food, so today we're ...

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VERONA, NJ - Chef Ariane Duarte will be hosting the 2nd annual fundraiser for homeless pets and pets of domestic violence victims on Thursday, October 18. The non-profit organization, Only Kindness Rescue, has collaborated with Chef Ariane to host the fundraiser for a cause. The goal is to raise ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The team of Gelotti of Montclair is partnering with Montclair Film for a "scooper" fun-draiser to help rebuild and repaint the damage sustained during the August 11 flash floods. 100% of profits from the day-long event will be donated to 'Montclair Film's Flood Recovery ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Whole Foods Market, has voluntarily recalled 365 Everyday Value White Corn Tortilla Chips due to an undeclared ingredient. The company stated in a press release that the product may contain undeclared milk that was not listed on the product label. The undeclared ingredient could ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ –All the judges agreed on at least two things at the first ever Vegan Cook Off – the food was delicious and they would order most of it again. In fact, one of the judges (who wasn’t a vegan chef) said, “All the dishes would make excellent appetizers, and I would order ...

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Pumpkin spice, or pumpkin pie spice, is a combination of warm spices originally blended to create the spice blend for pumpkin pie. From time to time a “food journalist” will get their knickers in a twist and write ad nauseam about the final product not containing any pumpkin. ARGH! Keep in mind ...

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UNION, NJ - When Juan Fernando Lopez came to the United States from Honduras, he never dreamed that someday he’d own a renowned, successful bakery.  And he never could have imagined that one day he would be a contestant on a television bake-off show. But Lopez, owner of Conca D’Oro Pastry Shop ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Join the 5K run/walk for a cause on September 1 at Brookdale Park. Spread The Purple is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission to provide guidance to both individuals and families for the right resources and assistance they can use during unexpected circumstance.

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Join the 5K run/walk for a cause on September 1 at Brookdale Park. Spread The Purple is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission to provide guidance to both individuals and families for the right resources and assistance they can use during unexpected circumstance.

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WASHINGTON, DC — It’s the start of the new school year, which means new teachers, a bunch of homework assignments and the never-ending dilemma of what to include to make a healthy and safe school lunch.    “As a mother, I understand the stress that comes with the start of a new school year, but ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Social Club, located at 499 Bloomfield Ave., will host DJ Prince Hakim on Wednesday, August 8, from 8-11pm.  The 14,000-square-foot restaurant/bar/performance and event space is located in the heart of Montclair Center. Hakim Bell, known best musically as DJ Prince ...

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NEW YORK, NY - Anthony's Cheesecake, on Washington St. in Bloomfield Center, is the winner of a national 'Corner Stories' promotion. The promotion, created by Screenvision Media, will feature a profile of Anthony's in the pre-show portion of major motion picture showings from today through ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - On Saturday, June 16, 2018, Brother to Brother Mentoring Program will be holding its 10th Annual Father's Day Breakfast Celebration and Awards Ceremony at the Montclair 9th Grade Academy Atrium, 141 Park Street, Montclair, NJ (North Fullerton Avenue entrance).  The event will ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Senator Nia H. Gill and Activist Lawrence Hamm will both speak at the Brother to Brother Mentoring Program's 10th Annual Father's Day Breakfast Celebration and Awards Ceremony on Saturday, June 16. Held at the Montclair 9th Grade Academy Atrium, located at 141 Park Street, ...

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Bloomfield, N.J. - From a young age, Luciana was always an entrepreneur. At only seven years old, she would call her younger sister into her room and sprawl out her arms announcing "ROOOOOM SALES!" She would then sell her sister random items from her room and make her use her piggy bank change to ...

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Easy Egg Salad Serves 4 What to do with all those hard-boiled eggs?  Try this easy egg salad recipe.   Ingredients: 6 large eggs, hard-boiled and chilled ¼ cup mayonnaise 1 tbsp prepared mustard, salt and pepper to taste Optional additions – 2 tbsp green onion, sliced ...

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Newark, NJ--The first edition of the Greater Newark Visitor Information Guide to promote the Newark region to local, domestic and international visitors to the City of Newark and Essex County attractions is set to be published later this year. The project is a collaboration of the Greater Newark ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — A total of 23 total restaurants from throughout West Orange are still scheduled to participate in the Downtown West Orange Alliance’s (DWOA) second annual Restaurant Week, which kicks off on Sunday and will wrap up on March 17. Residents and visitors are encouraged to sample ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Dave and Busters at Williowbrook Mall opens February 14. TAPinto got an invitation-only preview of Dave and Buster's Willowbrook Mall location with a chance to play games and indulge in food and drink. This location is the second to open in the Garden State and the 109th to open in the ...

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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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JACKSON, NJ — As the mother of 2-year-old twin boys, Melinda Goetz has to manage her time wisely. She’s found two cookie recipes that not only are quick and easy to whip up — about 30 minutes for each batch — but they fly off the plate as soon as they’re cool enough for young Nicholas and Jonathan ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Dave & Busters at Willowbrook Mall has announced that it will open on Feb. 16. The arcade/restaurant chain is currently hiring for all positions. It will be the second Dave & Busters location to open in New Jersey. The Woodbridge location opened last month. Dave & ...

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