First Franklin Food Truck Festival (UPDATE)

May 29, 2018

SOMERSET, NJ - Last week the Franklin High School Project Graduation team announced the line up for its first ever Food Truck Festival scheduled for June 9, from 11 am. to 6 pm at Franklin High School, 500 Elizabeth Avenue, in Somerset.

Bro-Ritos, Cheezen, Carnival Concessions, House of Cupcakes, Carnivale Donut, Taco Shelly, Pop's Original Burgers, Rolling Dough Pizza, Sip & ...

Kick Off Grilling Season With Food Safety Tips

WASHINGTON, — 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 hospitalized with food poisoning each year, but foodborne illnesses can be prevented during ...

Area Restaurants ‘Dish it Up’ at 18th Annual Taste of Piscataway

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The 18th Annual Taste of Piscataway brought out dozens of area eateries and beverage companies to the Radisson Hotel on Monday, where hungry visitors were able to sample a wide variety of pastas, sausages, lamb slider burgers, duck wings and seafood dishes, and an assortment of desserts, all for a good cause.

Sponsored by the Piscataway Rotary Club which also celebrates ...

Belmar Mayor’s Pardoning of Lobster Will Kick Off New Jersey Seafood Festival

BELMAR, NJ — With the start of the New Jersey Seafood Festival tomorrow, Belmar Mayor Brian Magovern wants to show a lobster some love.

At 3:30 p.m. on May 18, he will kick off the annual three-day event by pardoning “Lucky Larry the Lobster” on the Fifth Avenue beach and then releasing it into the ocean … hopefully.

“In my power as mayor, I want to pardon a ...

Brother Jimmy’s closes, bar popular with college crowd owes $80,000 in rent

NEW BRUNSWICK - Brother Jimmy’s BBQ, a downtown restaurant next to the train station and across the street from Rutgers University housing, has closed, apparently the result of declining sales.

“Brother Jimmy’s ceased operations on Monday, May 7 due to their inability to pay rent owed to the New Brunswick Parking Authority,” city spokeswoman Jennifer Bradshaw ...

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Promise Culinary School Slates Open Houses June 21 and 22 in New Brunswick with Tours, Tastings, Prizes

June 15, 2018

Promise Culinary School will host open houses for the community and prospective students on Thursday, June 21, from noon to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and on Friday, June 22, from noon to 4 p.m. at 211 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick. The events are free and open to the public.

The events will include kitchen tours, demonstrations, tastings, raffles and prizes. Tours and activities will be ...