Food & Drink

August 10, 2020

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Year-over-year 2Q'20 revenues of small business owners plummeted 52% while their payroll expenses dropped 54%, according the new Small Business Financial Health Survey, conducted by online lending platform Biz2Credit. The study examined data from 300 small business ...

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NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey Department of Agriculture offered advice Wednesday after it got reports of individuals receiving unsolicited seeds through the mail from China. “Unsolicited seeds could be invasive, introduce diseases to local plants or be harmful to livestock,” the NJDA said in a ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy surprised restaurant owners who had been preparing for the return of indoor dining on Thursday, July 2, by announcing just four days before that indoor seating would be delayed indefinitely.  Having spent money ordering food, retraining workers, and purchasing PPE ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Fruit and vegetable distribution will take place at the Montclair YMCA through July and August, officials announced. Seashore Fruit and Produce has teamed up with the Montclair YMCA to continue the distribution of fruits and vegetables through July and August. There is no sign-up ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy surprised restaurant owners who had been preparing for the return of indoor dining on Thursday, July 2, by announcing just four days before that indoor seating would be delayed indefinitely.  Having spent money ordering food, retraining workers, and purchasing PPE ...

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For the sweetest corn, eat it as soon as possible after it’s picked. The sugar turns to starch as it ages. Until then, keep it in the husk in the fridge. Once you’re ready to enjoy your corn, remove the husk and silk, wash it and try one of these easy ideas: 1. Sprinkle raw kernels over salad ...

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NEWARK, NJ — On a balmy Thursday evening in the Ironbound, the disaffected echoing of bossa nova singer Astrud Gilberto can be heard emanating from the corner of Ferry and Jefferson streets, drawing passersby to a quaint sidewalk dining setup that brings a classic Brazil to mind.  Luiz Campos, ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Although he planned to loosen restrictions on indoor dining in New Jersey on Thursday, July 2, Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his daily COVID-19 press conference Monday that he will delay the reopening. He provided no timetable of when indoor dining -- even at reduced capacity -- ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Coronavirus restrictions in place since mid-March continue to be peeled back amid Phase 2 of the state's economic recovery plan, and the state's efforts to combat the disease are proving so successful that New Jersey is one of four states in line to contain it, Governor Phil Murphy ...

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