Food & Drink

March 23, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Approximately 70,000 pounds of Tyson Foods, frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips may be contaminated with pieces of metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has annouced. The recall was initiated after two consumer complaints were ...

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PATERSON, NJ - On Tuesday, in recognition of the large community’s assimilation and contributions locally, the Paterson City Council voted unanimously to rename a portion of Union Avenue “Bangladesh Boulevard.” Just days later, four Bangladeshi entrepreneurs removed any doubt as to whether the ...

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PATERSON, NJ - In a city where great food is pegged as one of the key ingredients to successful redevelopment, one family run restaurant in the 6th Ward is building a reputation as a destination for authentic Colombian cuisine. Named for the traditional corn pancake made following a recipe from ...

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EDISON, NJ - An estimated 1,000 people came to Pines Manor in Edison to taste the results of 24 teams of NJ FMBA firehouses, as well as the retirees union, competing in a friendly but fierce cooking competition Monday. Hosted by the New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association, the ...

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These firefighters don’t just put out flames — they use them to make duck confit-stuffed ravioli with bacon and English pea puree. That’s how South Orange Local 24 won the gourmet category during last year’s Cooked & Uncorked food and wine festival, which is coming up for the 9th time this ...

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NEW JERSEY - Emily, a junior at Middlesex High School, was making spaghetti from scratch for the first time. “I always made boxed pasta, so this is new for me and exciting,” she said as she stood by the stove. In a small pot, the tomato sauce she helped make was steaming. “Make sure you stir ...

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PATERSON, NJ - While the Federal Government shutdown has been lifted, at least temporarily, many employees are still feeling the impact of more than a months out of work. Wanting to offer their assistance Derya Taskin, the owner of Paterson’s well known Turkish bakery and cafe that holds the ...

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Five-pound bags of Gold Medal Unbleached Flour are being recalled by General Mills because of the potential presence of Salmonella. The recall involves bags with a "better if used by" date of April 20, 2020.  This recall only affects this one date code of Gold Medal Unbleached ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Paterson residents and guests filled Planet 301 on October 17 for the second installment of Paterson Plates. The event, co-organized by volunteers Jose DeLeon and Ray Marrero, featured food from 23 local restaurants and also gave an opportunity for students from Eva's Village, ...

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Qunicy, MA – Stop & Shop has announced a recall by Perdue Foods, LLC of approximately 68,244 pounds of ready to eat chicken nugget products.  The action comes after three people filed complaints of finding wood in the food according to the United States Department of Agriculture. The nuggets ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Bloomfield resident Jenn Stilwell shares her recipe for Rum Spike Cranberry Jelly. Bloomfield's Best Rum Spiked Cranberry Jelly Recipe Take 4 cinnamon sticks, 1.5 cups of water, 2 cups of sugar, 1/2  a tsp. ground ginger, 1 tsp. cinnamon and 1 1/2 tsp. ground clove and put ...

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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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PATERSON, NJ- Best friends Alena Nivav and Ashley Castro raved about their experience at Paterson’s 1st annual Food Truck Festival. “I ate from the LOMO truck.  It’s the best Peruvian food in Paterson,” Alena said. The recent graduate of the Paterson Charter School of Science and Technology ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Before the tables had even been cleared at the inaugural Paterson Plates event in 2017 then 6th Ward Councilman Andre Sayegh declared the event a success. “We’re going to do this next year,” he promised. “It’s going to be even bigger.” With his declaration that “Paterson has the ...

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CLIFTON, NJ- Do you have tomato recipe you want to show off? Thanks to City Green, a local non-profit which has been a provider of fresh organic food for residents in Paterson and beyond since 2004, now’s your chance! The Tomato Recipe Contest is being held to mark National Farmers Market Week, ...

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WASHINGTON, DC — For many Americans, the summer grilling and travel season begins this upcoming weekend. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) wants to make sure you and your family avoid food poisoning this summer. An estimated 128,000 Americans are ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - It was an evening of Cuban food and specialty drinks as Cubanelle Restaurant & Lounge hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of its new location in Totowa, near Fairfield.  Jeff Melnikoff, owner of Cubanelle Restaurant & Lounge, welcomed Totowa Mayor ...

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PATERSON, NJ- While in comparison to some of the long established organizations in the city the Alliance for Sustainable Communities (ASC) may still be in its infancy; the impact the non-profit launched in 2017 “to empower black entrepreneurs and showcase the unique vibrancy of Paterson’s local ...

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Submitted to TAPinto Hawthorne by local resident Marie Albin. Easy Egg Salad Serves 4 What to do with all those hard-boiled eggs?  Try this easy egg salad recipe.  Let me know what you think! Ingredients: 6 large eggs, hard-boiled and chilled ¼ cup mayonnaise 1 tbsp prepared ...

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