Food & Drink

May 13, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — For nearly 90 years, Hobby's Deli has brought the four corners of the classic Jewish delicatessen universe - corned beef, pastrami, turkey, and brisket - together to feed generations of customers in Newark. Now, as the post-COVID world begins to emerge, the family-run restaurant has ...

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Containers of 365 Everyday Value Whey Protein Powder  Natural Vanilla Flavor have been recalled due to the potential of an undeclared soy allergen, announced Arizona Nutritional Supplements.  The containers of the protein powder were mistakenly packaged with Soy Protein Powder, the company ...

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Shop & Shop and Kroeger Brand's of Caramel Rice Cakes have been recalled because they may contain undeclared milk, announced parent company Basic Grain Products, Inc. The undeclared milk was discovered by internal control systems, they said. The product comes in a 6.5-ounce bag. The Best if ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- With COVID-19 numbers trending decisively in the right direction and New Jersey progressing toward its adult-age vaccination goals, Gov. Murphy on announced an additional easing of restrictions, including a removal of all percentage capacity limits for indoor and outdoor businesses, ...

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Hershey’s Chocolate Shell Topping has been voluntarily recalled due to undeclared almonds, announced the Hershey company in a press release. Approximately 1,700 bottles were incorrectly filled with Heath Shell Topping which is made with almonds, they said. The product being recalled ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey's"Shot and a Beer" program which encourages eligible residents, ages 21 and over to get vaccinated has expanded.  Any New Jerseyan who gets their first vaccine dose can take their vaccination card to a participating brewery will receive a free beer. The program will end on ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Interfaith Food Pantry's Katy Galton is in the IFP Healthy Choices kitchen whipping up a salad for Cinco de Mayo. "The IFP Healthy Choices Nutrition Education Program address community wide issues by ensuring individuals and families not only have access to fresh produce, low ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy delivered a double-dose of reopening news, announcing that seating at bars and restaurant buffets will return on May 7, and all outdoor gathering limits and indoor capacity caps on most businesses will be lifted on May 19. However, he made it clear that social ...

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NEW JERSEY - Governor Murphy announced that New Jersey is launching a "Shot and a Beer" program, encouraging eligible residents, ages 21 and over to get vaccinated. Any New Jerseyan who gets their first vaccine dose in the month of May and takes their vaccination card to a participating brewery ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Competitors are counting down the hours to Opening Day of the Oakley's Corn Hole League in Nutley. The first bag will be tossed around 6 p.m. Tues. May 4. Inspiration for the Nutley Corn Hole League came from a TAPinto Wayne article about that community's league that meets at the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- It wasn't exactly Paris in the Spring, but it was close enough to draw a crowd on Main Street in Chatham on Friday afternoon for the grand reopening of Fleur de Sel Patisserie.Bistro., a place that has provided comfort food for those out and about during the pandemic. Chatham ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic and economic upheaval have taught us all two very important things: innovation is more important now more than ever, and given to those who are struggling is a critical element of moving forward.  This week, Khris Reina and his team at the Oakley ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Planning Board met on April 26 with the intention of wrapping up the controversial application by Montclair Acquisition Partners to extend the floor space of the Orange Road parking deck, but that application had to be carried over to the next meeting pending a final ...

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Louisa Macculloch’s (1785-1863) handwritten muffin recipes are not dated. They can be found in her cookbook. The original doughnut recipe used by Louisa Macculloch (1785-1863) would have called for at least 14 cups of flour with the ingredients listed below, resulting in dozens and dozens of ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Oakley Kitchen served 500 meals to local folks at Eva's Village in Paterson on Thursday, April 22.  Owner Khris Reina thanked to SoupKitchen411  for organizing this event and said "We're proud to serve these great meals at a fraction of the cost, and we love seeing people enjoy ...

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Panera at Home Lobster Bisque has been voluntarily recalled due to an undeclared egg allergen, announced Blount Fine Foods. This item is only sold in refrigerated cases in the deli department of grocery-retail stores; it is not sold at any Panera bakery-cafe, they stated. The recall is limited ...

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PROSPECT PARK, NJ - "EZ Does It" celebrated their grand opening in Prospect Park Saturday.  The family-owned Jamaican food restaurant is located at 306 Haledon Avenue.  The green, yellow, and black colors of the Jamaican flag were on display in the form of balloon pillars outside the restaurant ...

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Trader Joe's Restaurant Style White Corn Tortilla Chips have been voluntarily recalled due to a potential undeclared milk allergen, announced parent company, Snak King Corporation. The recall includes the 9 ounce package with a sell by date of 8/09/21 and 08/10/21. The recalled products were ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Raise Your Glass! The Nutley Academic Booster Club (ABC) is hosting a Virtual Wine Tasting in your dining room Friday, April 30. The evening is a FUNdraiser for the ABC scholarship fund, with the emphasis on "fun" for this event.  The deadline to order wine is April 15 at ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Pub Style Trivia and Radcliffe Easts Fundraiser are on the menu every Wednesday at The Oakley in Nutley. Radcliffe supporters, come dine with us (or get takeout!) every Wednesday until the end of school, and we will donate 15% of the bill to Radcliffe School PTO Plus, starting ...

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Hostess Snoballs have been recalled due to an undeclared allergen, announced Hostess Brands, LLC. According to the company, certain Hostess SnoBalls were "inadvertently manufactured in the packaging for Hostess Chocolate CupCakes and the packaging doesn't list coconut, an ingredient as an ...

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QUINCY, Mass., -- In response to a public health advisory issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Stop & Shop encourages customers to discard Nature’s Promise 94% lean, 6% fat ground turkey with use by/freeze by/sell by dates of Jan. 1, 2021, Jan. 3, 2021, Jan. 4, 2021, Jan. 8, ...

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ATLANTIC CITY – Governor Phil Murphy signed into law A-5444, which provides $35 million in federal COVID-19 relief aid for restaurants throughout New Jersey. The bill – sponsored by Senators Vin Gopal and Joseph Lagana and Assembly Members Vincent Mazzeo, Pedro Mejia, Christopher Tully, and ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Salads bars and buffets are making their return to grocery stores and retail establishments that sell food, as part of the latest easing of coronavirus restrictions by Gov. Phil Murphy. But while these self-service food stations are once again allowed at supermarkets, convenience ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - A constant stream of customers came into the Krispy Kreme doughnut shop with a celebratory grand opening that included a ribbon cutting with Mayor Rich LaBarbiera and several county politicos. "We've become somewhat of a destination," owner Karl Halligan said as he watched people ...

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Radcliffe supporters, come dine with us (or get takeout!) every Wednesday until the end of school, and we will donate 15% of the bill to Radcliffe School PTO Wednesday hours; 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.  We have great food with delicious pizza, burgers, sandwiches and entrées. We have signature ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ, - Even Cookie Monster knows... if you need Mutz, you head to Hoboken. On the recent Episode 5119 of Sesame Street (PBS), resident foodies Cookie Monster and Gonger needed to get some mozzarella cheese for a Caprese Salad order at Cookie Monster's Foodie Truck. Of course Cookie ...

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NUTLEY, NJ — Weekends start Thursday at The Oakley in Nutley: this week the weekend includes 'Yantacaw Eats,' Live Music, Easter Brunch, and Dinner on Easter Sunday.  Yantacaw Community supporters, come dine with at the Oakley (or get takeout!) every Thursday until the end of school, and we will ...

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Approximately 2,100 cases of Sabra Classic Hummus have been recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination, announced Sabra Dipping Company, LLC. The contamination was discovered after the FDA did a routine screening of a single tub of hummus. Consumption of food contaminated ...

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A voluntary recall of La Fe Peppers and Onions has been announced by GraceKennedy Foods due to the probable presence of extraneous material, announced the FDA. According to the recall, there could possibly be small pieces of blue plastic in the product.  The product was distributed in the ...

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