Food & Drink

January 3, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Hub City is joining in a popular trend and getting a beer garden of sorts this spring when a new restaurant opens, filling a now-vacant location near the train station. Redd's Biergarten will open at the foot of Easton Avenue, in the prime downtown site that was ...

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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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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Everyone but the brewmeister will be working Tuesday at Village Brewing Company. Just two months away from drawing the first mug of "Somerville Red" and other craft beers brewed on the premises, the owners of what will be the largest micro-brewery in Somerset County were busy ...

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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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TRENTON, NJ - Legislation co-sponsored by state Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman to allow dogs in New Jersey breweries has passed the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee. “One of the biggest challenges any small business owner will face is increasing foot traffic. Our bill will increase foot ...

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Dunkin Hines is recalling four varieties of its cake mixes due to a potential presence of Salmonella.  In a company announcement, Conagra Brands announced that it is working with health officials in connection with a positive finding of Salmonella in a retail sample of Duncan Hines Classic White ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In what will be the latest addition to the city's food scene, the Halal Guys, a company started in a street cart, will open on Easton Avenue later this year. The company will open its newest franchise at 37 Easton Ave., in a busy section of the street between the city's two ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Zoning Board unanimously approved an application for Chick-fil-A to move to Middlesex Mall. Chick-fil-A will knock down the former Wells Fargo Bank located at the corner of Hadley Road and Stelton Road and build a new 5,000 sq ft state of the art ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Sure, summer is nearly over, but the city will still be echoing with music into the fall through festivals planned into October. On Saturday, Sept. 15, the city will host the Central Jersey Jazz Festival from 1 to 6 p.m. Performances by Terri Lyne Carrington Quartet, Eddie ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - City residents need only walk down the block to see why it's called the "Garden State." August is the perfect month to sample local produce at one of New Brunswick's farmer's markets, popping up around town this week and remaining open through October. The New Brunswick Community ...

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BRANT BEACH - Everyone enjoys the excitement of a summer carnival.  It brings out the child in all of us.  Since 1975, St. Francis of Assisi Parish has been hosting the Festival of the Sea Carnival, annually.   The Festival of the Sea begins Wednesday, August 8, and continues through Sunday, August ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND –Tuesday entertainment headlines with a free concert from 7-9 p.m. at Bayview Park in Long Beach Township.  Chris Fritz and the Impulsives are performing  Visitors are reminded to bring a beach chair, a cooler to enjoy the concert and beautiful sunset at the bay.  Here is the ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - 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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NEW BRUNSWICK – If you have ever eaten "The Nicky Newarker" or the "The Miami Hound Machine," this story will be of great interest to you, a true hot dog lover. Destination Dogs, the eatery specializing in hot dogs that opened in the city about six years ago on Paterson Street, will be featured ...

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