Food & Drink

October 16, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Disappointed that you couldn’t get tickets for Charlie’s Ale Garden during AddamsFest? Despite a “sold out” image on the Beer Garden page on AddamsFest.com, organizers said that more tickets will become available for purchase later this week. “As we said, we can only pre-sell as ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Brookdale Reformed Church on Bellevue Ave in Bloomfield NJ will host 'A Taste of the Caribbean' on the afternoon of Sunday October 7.  The event is a part of the congregation's celebration of their faith community with food and music from the homeland of the members. The ...

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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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Warning - If a Pomodoro sauce recipe has more than 4 ingredients run! Ingredients: (serves 2-3) 3 cloves of garlic, chopped. 4oz of olive oil. 2 dry pints of cherry or grape tomatoes. 6-10 leaves of basil, chopped. 1/2 lb of dry spaghetti. Salt Red ...

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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 repait 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 Campaign." ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- The 15th annual Hot Dog Nation Tour of New Jersey will bring a coach bus filled with more than 50 foodies to the Jimmy Buff's in Kenilworth. The motor coach bus tour is organized by Erwin Benz and John Fox, who is one of the country's best known hot dog experts. It grew from a ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - 2018 is the best season to date at the Greenutley Farmers Market according to farmer George  Aspprocola. Aspprocola Acres has been a part of the decade old market since it started in the municipal parking lot behind Raangoli on Franklin Ave.  According to Asprocola, the key to ...

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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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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Today is National Cheeseburger Day, and Essex Junction in Bloomfield Center is celebrating by offering their Sunday afternoon specials today. National Cheeseburger Day is celebrated each year on September 18.  In recognition of National Cheeseburger Day, owner Jeremy Goldberg ...

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2018 – Bahar LLC., a Clifton, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,344 pounds of frozen, raw beef dumplings products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) ...

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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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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Brookdale Reformed Church on Bellevue Ave in Bloomfield NJ will host 'A Taste of the Caribbean' on the afternoon of Sunday October 7.  The event is a part of the congregation's celebration of their faith community with food and music from the homeland of the members. The ...

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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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NUTLEY, NJ - The smell of Italian food came billowing out of Nutley’s Parks and Recreation Building on 44 Park Ave. when the Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day Parade Committee held their annual Taste of Italy Fundraiser this Spring. Trays of food such as sausage and peppers, eggplant parmigiana and ...

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WASHINGTON, DC –  As Rosh Hashanah begins the Jewish High Holy Days at sundown on September 9, the federal government has issued a warning about the possible contamination of Empire Kosher chicken, a popular brand in Nutley. The Empire Kosher brand raw chicken items, which may ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A good portion of the summer has been plagued by soaring temperatures, high humidity and soaking rains – the perfect recipe for a dangerous mushroom season in the Garden State. So far, 45 mushroom exposure cases were managed by the medical experts at the NJ Poison Control Center since ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Chefs from Nutley and the surrounding region are signing up to be a part of Nutley Family Service Bureau's second annual 'Garden Party' at the World Famous Mountsier-Hardie Garden. Last year, the event drew hundreds of people to an evening of food and music is what as been described ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Philly Pretzel Factory is celebrating its 20th anniversary by giving away a free pretzel today.  Everyone is invited to drop in to the factory located at 234 Franklin Ave, directly across the street from Mathnasium in Nutley.  The anniversary celebration offer is available only ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - As Nutley continues to welcome new homeowners and businesses, everyone will look for a place to pull back, relax, and appreciate the surroundings. UrbanLeaf, opening soon on North Franklin Ave, will give residents a chance to experience full leaf tea and a pan-pacific menu in a modern ...

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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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 Asian Cucumber Salad Serves: 6 Ingredients For Salad: 2 large cucumbers, cut into ¼” slices [peel only if skins are tough] 2 scallions, green and whites separated and thinly sliced 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds, optional Ingredients For Vinaigrette: ¼ cup Seasons Blackberry Ginger Dark ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Bucco Couture owner Carmen Bucco is the latest local celebrity named to the panel of judges for Nutley's Perfectly Peach Contest. The Nutley Farmers Market will host a qualifying round for the sixth annual statewide 'Perfect Peach Pie' contest this Sunday. The contest itself is ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The 7th Annual Bloomfield Restaurant Week (BRW) kicks off this Saturday, August 4th with a “who’s who” of Bloomfield’s long-time favorites and new entries to the growing restaurant scene in town. With more than 25 restaurants lined up, and more restaurants being added each week, ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Sunday marks the third year that the Nutley Farmers Market will host a qualifying round for the sixth annual statewide 'Perfect Peach Pie' contest. The contest itself is sponsored by the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council and is open to everyone including residents of nearby ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - National Farmers Market week is an annual, week-long awareness campaign to show the nation how much value markets bring to their communities and how important communities are to the success of farm markets. National Farmers Market Week is August 6 to 10, 2019. Area residents can be ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - One of the best things about Summer is the plethora of Farmers’ Markets that pop up around the country. Farmers’ Markets have evolved from being a local “grocery store” to a community center where friends gather and catch up all while gathering local produce and food items. At many ...

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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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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - El Matador Mexican Restaurant is hosting their Grand Reopening this Friday July 27.  After a hiatus, the North Center Mexican restaurant will be back to welcome guests. El Matador is located at 418 Broad Street Bloomfield NJ, in the area near the McDonald's. 

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Two eateries in South Orange, Noodlefan and K Kakes Cakery, have been closed recently, and there is not much information about when, or if, they will re-open. Noodlefan, located at 14 Academy St., has been closed for about a month, with a sign on the door indicating they plan ...

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