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Food & Drink

December 27, 2021

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Diner dining had been almost dry after Ocean Bay Diner on Route 35 closed. Now things have changed.  South Side 35 Diner opened on Dec. 6 and made its entrance to the Raritan Bay area, replacing Ocean Bay Diner at 1803 NJ-35 in South Amboy, The American-styled diner offers ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ –  Borough native Katie Stilo, a culinary producer/food stylist for the Today Show, can now add 'international food stylist' to a long and growing list of professional accomplishments.  Earlier this month, Stilo's work debuted on the menu boards at the first-ever M&M's ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Middle School PTO will host a Fall Food Truck Festival on Friday, October 22, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Sayreville Middle School grounds. The food trucks include: Latin Bites -- Delicious Puerto Rican and Cuban fusion cuisine Mexi Boys -- Traditional ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Bubba’s 33 (1002 U.S. Route 9, Parlin) is a destination that offers a diverse menu of food and drinks. The eatery is noted for its burgers and pizza, Bubba’s has a wide range of dishes with quality and taste Bubba’s burgers are made to be big and bold. Make sure to use two ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Over the past five weeks, Soup Kitchen 411 and FeedNJ have donated 300 free meals twice a week to Sayreville residents with the help of local restaurants. The donation of food has occurred every Tuesday and Thursday at the Sayreville Senior Center to support local eateries and ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The newest edition to Sayreville's food scene is Lima Latin Peruvian Cuisine, which took over the restaurant and building from Luca's Italian Bistro at 563 Main Street in Sayreville and opened on Friday, July 16, 2021. Don't expect to start with nachos or guacamole as your ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- A family atmosphere and bar hybrid, Bello’s Sports Pub & Restaurant will have your belly bellowing with delight. Upon entering, there is a choice of sitting at a table or at a huge wrap-around bar, which is covered in granite that seems equivalent of 15 kitchen countertops.

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The three-day “St. Stan's Bazaar and Food Fest" on June 24-26, 2021 will feature a wide variety of food, including burgers, hot dogs, French fries, chicken fingers, mozzarella sticks, potato pancakes, pierogi, stuffed cabbage, and kielbasa & sauerkraut. The Food Fest will ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- If you love great bar food, you'll go bananas for The Munckee Bar & Grill in South Amboy. Just walk in, and you'll see Chef Hector Deffer creating masterpieces in the kitchen, which is wide open in the bar area. Despite the limitations of space (and privacy), Hector is an ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The annual St. Stan's Carnival, a highlight of the Sayreville calendar and the biggest fundraiser for Saint Stanislaus Kostka School, was canceled in 2020, but will make a return in a scaled down fashion this year.  Instead of a four-night carnival, the event will be a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – After knocking back a few beers before Rutgers’ annual Scarlet-White Game on Thursday, you can sober up for the ride home with some special coffee. LeGrand Coffee House will be a coffee provider at SHI Stadium for the spring game and for the upcoming football season. Eric ...

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PARLIN, NJ -- Big Wally's Subs + Deli (3322 Washington Road in Parlin) has been fixture in the Sayreville community for decades. For the past 16 years, it has been family-owned and operated by Carmen Serignese and his family. "I worked with Big Wally -- and at 6' 6", he was big -- right out of ...

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Legislation is Part of a $100 Million Relief Package for New Jersey Small Businesses ATLANTIC CITY, NJ  – Gov.Phil Murphy today signed into law A-5444, which provides $35 million in federal COVID-19 relief aid for restaurants throughout New Jersey. The bill provides aid to a particularly hard ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The dish commonly referred to as the “Marine Munch” did not disappoint.  We are talking the Parrilhada de Mariscos. That’s a broiled seafood combo of lobster, scallops, cla.m.s, mussels, jumbo shrimp and flounder.   If you order the seafood combo, wash it down with ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- A Sayreville treasure, the Royal Bakery is a throw-back to a time when walking into a bakery was a regular Sunday treat.   The bakery specializes in exquisite cakes, cookies, pies, donuts, and other delectable desserts.  Naturally, they offer Polish baked goods, ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- When walking into Cocina Borinqueña, a place that truly brings a taste of Puerto Rico to New Jersey, you’ll find that the most significant change over the past three months are the stacked-up chairs and the lack of salsa music that usually fills the eatery with joy.  What ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ-- St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in Sayreville will host its HSA Polish Platter on Saturday, February 27, 2021, from 3- to 7 p.m. Curbside pickup for platters will be located behind the school at the church. Each platter includes 4 potato/cheese pierogi, 1 stuffed cabbage, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Frank Tumulty was a schoolteacher with a wife and three young children when he decided to pursue his dream of opening a pub in the Hub City where Rutgers students could go on date nights, families could gather for dinner and urban professionals could unwind with a drink or ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- Ancient Order of Hibernians, Middlesex County Div #1 (271 2nd St., South Amboy) will host its next Lenten Take Out Fish Fry Dinner on Friday, Feb. 26, from 5 to 7 p.m.  Prices for dinners vary depending on the item ordered. $9 Flounder Fish Sandwich $13 Flounder ...

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PARLIN, NJ - Ervin Agoston has been a loyal customer to MiLina Cuisine at 2909 Washington Road, Suite 110, since it opened in 2018. Throughout the pandemic, he has continued to be a frequent visitor to the local establishment for takeout, delivery, dine-in and the restaurant’s recently-added ...

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SAYREVILLE/SOUTH AMBOY, NJ - The local bars, along with small restaurants and businesses, have faced extraordinary challenges having to adapt their operations amidst the pandemic to keep them afloat. “We’re built to work on 100% capacity, obviously, every business is,” said Kenny Cassidy, ...

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Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Raising Indoor Capacity Limits from 25% to 35% for Certain Businesses Executive Order Also Ends Statewide 10 p.m. Curfew for In-Person Indoor Restaurant Service, and Adjusts Gathering Limits for Religious and Political Activities, Wedding Ceremonies, ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Throughout the pandemic, many local small businesses have made plenty of sacrifices to carry out their daily operations, such as taking money out of personal savings to pay the bills. For Luca’s Italian Bistro at 563 Main Street, this is a familiar reality. Bella and Mike ...

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