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March 11, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ — The Hoboken City Council is making outdoor dining rules established during the COVID-19 pandemic a permanent part of the city code. During its meeting Wednesday night, the council adopted an ordinance that will add a chapter to the books to regulate parklets, streateries and ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Renowned restaurateur Melba Wilson will be serving up some southern comfort in downtown Newark as city officials announced Wednesday that her signature Melba’s Restaurant is coming to Broad Street. The opening of Melba’s 550 will be held at 550 Broad St. later this year, according ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - It begins today - the week-long celebration of St. Patrick's Day.  First, quick stop for a pint of Guinness Extra Stout.  (I once made the poor fashion choice of purchasing a t-shirt with that product name written on it.  Not good.) We have sorted out our shopping lists for the annual ...

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Stacey and Rob Reese, who revitalized West Orange’s Farmers Market in 2019, announced this week that they will not be able to open the market in 2022. Stacey explained, “A number of setbacks have occurred, most notably being that two of our farmers have moved on for reasons outside our control.

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If you are allergic to peanuts, check your pantry. A nationwide recall has been initiated of Yogurt raisins from Lehi Valley Trading Co, announced the FDA. The packages of raisins were recalled over undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Peanut Allergens run the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The community was cheering for one of their own as Leia Gaccione, owner of South + Pine American Eatery in Morristown and former owner of Central + Main in Madison, joined 14 other chefs in Houston as they "celebrated the soul of cooking" on Bravo's Top Chef, season 19. The first ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ ­— March 6 is a special day for cookie lovers and for the City of Hoboken — National Oreo Cookie Day. The first Oreo cookie was made at New York City’s Chelsea Market in 1912 and the very first can was sold to the owner of a grocery store on Washington Street in Hoboken. Over a ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - One of the most common misconceptions about St. Patrick's Day is that the Irish eat corned beef and cabbage. In actuality, it did not originate as an Irish dish. The meal gained in popularity during the mid-to-late1800s, a time that saw an influx of Irish immigrants land on ...

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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day Parade in Nutley week with an Irish-American favorite, the Corned Beef Reuben and a pint of Guinness at the Oakley!  One of the most common misconceptions about St. Patrick's Day is that the Irish eat corned beef. In actuality, it did not originate as an Irish ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--Big Bill’s Corner Cafe celebrated its GRAND OPENING, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on February 26th, 2022. We were delighted to celebrate with Bloomfield’s Mayor Michael Venezia along with the Town Council Members Nick Joanow, Jenny Mundell, Sarah Cruz, and Rich Rockwell and the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — Jersey City Restaurant Week is set to return next week, giving locals a chance to support area restaurants and take a night off from cooking. Hosted by the Jersey City Restaurant Association, the 2nd annual Restaurant Week will run from March 7 to 20 and feature offers from ...

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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day Parade week with an Irish-American favorite, the Corned Beef Reuben at the Oakley!  One of the most common misconceptions about St. Patrick's Day is that the Irish eat corned beef. In actuality, it did not originate as an Irish dish. The meal gained in popularity ...

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In celebration of Fat Tuesday, we will be offering this special prix fixe menu in addition to our regular menu this Tuesday, March 1st. The special Fat Tuesday Prix Fixe is $35 per person and includes Hurricane Punch & Hushpuppies, Cajun Fettuccine : Jumbo Shrimp, Andouille Sausage, and ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - One of the most common misconceptions about St. Patrick's Day is that the Irish eat corned beef and cabbage. In actuality, it did not originate as an Irish dish. The meal gained in popularity during the mid-to-late1800s, a time that saw an influx of Irish immigrants land on ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Mark your calendars: the wildly popular Hoboken Mac & Cheese Festival is set to return this spring. The event, now in its third year, will be held as a food crawl on Saturday, April 9 and feature all kinds of ooey gooey goodness from some of the best spots in the Mile Square ...

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - A local pastry chef in the Township recently competed in the latest season of Spring Baking Championship on Food Network and Discovery+. Jaleesa "Jay" Mason, who co-owns Mo & Jay Pastry with her husband Mohamad "Mo", said she was thrilled to be selected to compete in the ...

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UNION, NJ – “Welcome to Millburn Whole Foods Market” and “Thank you for shopping Millburn Whole Foods Market” are two large signs on display as you enter and leave the Whole Foods Market on Springfield Avenue.  The issue?  The Whole Foods on Springfield Avenue is located wholly in Vauxhall, a ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Following 2021’s successful first season, the Bloomfield Community Farmers Market is seeking vendors to participate in the expanded market for 2022. The market will be held in the Bloomfield Public Library courtyard, 90 Broad St, every Tuesday, 3:30 - 6:30pm, beginning June 7 ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — The Hoboken City Council is considering whether it will make outdoor dining rules established during the COVID-19 pandemic a permanent part of the city code. On Wednesday, the council introduced an ordinance that would add a chapter to the books to regulate parklets, streateries ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – One local restaurant has a cause for celebration after receiving news that their application for a liquor license was approved. Fresco Da Franco, located on Church Street, took to social media last week to announce the news. After Montclair town council passed a resolution on ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh is set to host an unveiling of plans for the construction of a $6 million food distribution center at a 7-acre site in Paterson today.  Earlier this month the Paterson Planning Board approved GroMex's application for the project that will be situated at 18th ...

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There are several recipes for chocolate cake in Louisa Macculloch’s handwritten family cookbook from the 1800s. The recipe included here may be one of the older recipes since the ingredients are not listed out separately from the instructions but written in sentence form. Also, while preparing the ...

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Approximately 2,205 pounds of Skyline Chili is being recalled announced Morgan Foods, an Austin, Indiana establishment. The recall, according to the US Department of Agruculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is due to the milk, wheat, and soy not being declared on the product ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Fogo de Chão, the internationally-renowned restaurant from Brazil, will open its first New Jersey location in Paramus at the Westfield Garden State Plaza this year. The new restaurant will occupy two levels of the mall in the former Bar Louie space at the mall entrance. “Our gaucho ...

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - A local pastry chef in the Township recently competed in the latest season of Spring Baking Championship on Food Network and Discovery+. Jaleesa "Jay" Mason, who co-owns Mo & Jay Pastry with her husband Mohammed "Mo", said she was thrilled to be selected to compete in the ...

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Calling all love birds! We have few open tables for tonight's Valentine's Day Price Fixe Dinner.  We will be serving a 4-course meal from our special Price Fixe menu including choices of Braised Short Ribs, Cowboy Ribeye, Shrimp Scampi Primavera, Filet Oscar, and more. Appetizer ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - What's a celebration without a little noise? Instead of the usual firecrackers, the noise at today's Lunar New Year celebration at the Montclair Art Museum will be about the Cocoa Bombs from Nutley's Urban Leaf Café.  AAPI Montclair is hosting their Lunar New Year festival Sat.

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Calling all love birds! We will be open for dinner on Valentine's Day, Monday, February 14 from 6-10pm. We will be serving a 4-course meal from our special Price Fixe menu.   The Oakley has great food with delicious pizza, burgers, sandwiches and entrées for the whole family. For the ...

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WASHINGTON, NJ - Americans will consume more than 1.4 billion chicken wings the "Big Game" this Sunday, according to the national Chicken Council. In addition to chicken wings, football fans will consume countless slices of pizza, nachos, and other munchies. But if you aren't careful, you could be ...

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KEYPORT, NJ: This is a tribute to Meatloaf, as in the band; Meatloaf... AND my mother-in-law's famous Meatloaf! It's not your ordinary mother-in-law's meatloaf, but then again...would I have an ordinary mother-in-law? There are those family recipes that no matter how many times you make ...

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