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Food & Drink

May 15, 2022

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood UNICO is inviting members of the public to the chapter’s first-ever bus trip to Hopewell Valley Vineyards in Pennington.  The trip takes place on Sunday, June 12, 2022, from 10:45 am to 4:15 pm. The cost is $70.00 per person and is open to UNICO members ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Despite some soggy weather, the Scotch Plains Farmers Market returned on Saturday, May 14, to launch what is expected to be another highly successful season. Township officials were on hand to lend their support.  The Scotch Plains Farmer's Market takes place at the Town ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fawnwood High School's popular Food Truck and Craft Festival returned Sunday, May 1, with lots of food, vendors, music, and most importantly, attendees. Aided by sunshine and warm temperatures, a big crowd turned out to support the fundraiser, which ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scoops Ice Creamery (2014 US-22 East, Scotch Plains) will host a benefit for the Scotch Plains-Fanwood HS Class of 2022 on Wednesday, April 6, from Noon to 9 p.m. A portion of the day's sales will benefit senior class activities.

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Chipotle on 1620 Route 22 East (Watchung) hosts a fundraiser for Scotch Plains-Fanwood HS Senior Class on Tues, April 5, from 4 to 8 p.m. One-third (33%) of sales will be donated for Senior Class activities. Order online for pickup using code H8RRYBL or the flier at ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School will be holding a food truck and craft festival at the school (667 Westfield Rd.) on Sunday, May 1 with all proceeds going towards supporting the high school's class of 2022. The fundraiser will last from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. In addition to the ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Skippy Foods, LLC is voluntarily recalling 9,353 cases, or 161,692 total pounds, of a limited number of code dates of SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread, SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Chunky Peanut Butter Spread and SKIPPY® Creamy Peanut Butter Blended With Plant Protein, according ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Foodies were saddened when Xocolatz Restaurant & Grill closed in December but less than five months later a new restaurant has set up in its place. Maya Thai Eatery served its first meals on Friday in the space on Elmer Street. Owner Phattharaphon Phuetpha said that he and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield Town Council on Tuesday introduced a law that would allow people to drink alcoholic beverages outdoors from “open containers” in some downtown locations. Along with the executive committee of Downtown Westfield Corporation, town council members feel the measure will ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — If you like to imbibe outdoors, then this local law could be for you. The Westfield town council is slated to consider a measure that would permit “open containers” of alcoholic beverages in certain areas of Downtown Westfield at certain times. It follows the approval of a state ...

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RARITAN BAY, NJ - Okay, I'll admit it. I grew up hating Irish soda bread. Too dry. Not good toasted. Weird shape. People brought it to my house every St. Patrick's Day, and I graciously accepted it and tried to palm it off on my guests. I made sure that everyone had some to take home. Oy, such a ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- "We have seen massive generosity, and we should be well stocked, but Wednesday was our biggest day yet in terms of guests. There was an endless stream of cars," said Geraldine Keough of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) food pantry on Martine Ave. in Scotch Plains. "We're at a ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Who knew that wine made inside a garage in Scotch Plains could be recognized as some of the best wine in the country? Scotch Plains resident Marcello Nizzardo makes wine out of his brother-in-law's house, and that family tradition of winemaking, started by his father, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains Township officials toured all the local pizza restaurants and enjoyed a few slices on National Pizza Day.  The contingent, which included Deputy Township Manager Margaret Heisey, Downtown Development Director Tom Strowe, Deputy Mayor Elizabeth Stamler, and ...

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Wonder is an exciting new home dining experience that combines the convenience of delivery and the quality of dine-in. Delivering exceptional food and a first-of-its kind experience through its app, Wonder’s mobile kitchens offer customers menus from some of the best chefs and restaurants in the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — New local laws being considered for mobile kitchens that have been serving residents for the past year are on hold while the state mulls revisions to its own regulations to account for Wonder’s new business model, the Westfield health officer said. Representatives for Wonder — a ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Savory Spice Shop in Downtown Westfield will close on Jan. 25, its manager, Marty Silverman, announced on Facebook Sunday. The store specializing in spices, herbs, extracts and other cooking products opened in 2010 with then-owners Jackie Mittelhammer and Becky Solheim running ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Wonder – an exciting new kind of home dining experience that combines the convenience of delivery and the quality of dine-in – is expanding its service to Scotch Plains. Offering an amazing experience and exceptional food, Wonder offers delicious, restaurant-quality dishes that ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Custom-made ice cream and milkshakes, along with bubble teas, lattes, slushies and jasmine fruit teas are all on offer at Surreal Creamery, a new shop that opened in Downtown Westfield this week. For 8-year-old Isabella Lopes, of Westfield, it was all about the “monster cookies ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- As 2021 comes to a close and 2022 begins, TAPintoSPF is taking a look at the biggest stories of 2021. Today, we revisit the top Food and Drink stories of the year: Scotch Plains to Get Supermarket as Lidl Buys Snuffy's Property Sad Day for Scotch Plains: ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Xocolatz Restaurant & Grill announced last week that it has closed its doors after 19 years. “It is with sincerest heart that we say to you thank you for all your support, love and loyalty you have given us for the past 19 years. We have met many wonderful people and enjoyed ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Wawa celebrated its new gas and food market location on South Avenue in Plainfield with a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony Friday. The store opened bright and early to a steady stream of customers, offering "I Love Wawa" T-shirts for the first 100 customers, and free coffee.

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The Downtown Westfield Gift Card lets you enjoy your favorite restaurants, shops and entertainment in Downtown Westfield and makes the perfect holiday gift. This year, the Downtown Westfield Corporation (DWC) wants to encourage residents and downtown visitors to keep holiday shopping local.

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PLAINFIELD, NJ -- The new Wawa on 1470 South Ave., Plainfield (near the corner of Terrill Road) will host a ribbon-cutting to celebrate its opening  on Friday, Dec. 3, and the public is invited.  Doors open at 8:00 a.m. with limited-edition “I Love Wawa” t-shirts for the first 100 customers ...

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Tips for proper disposal of cooking grease to protect home plumbing and sewers from backups CAMDEN, NJ – As large Thanksgiving get-togethers make a comeback this year, New Jersey American Water warns customers about the problematic fats, oils and grease that come with cooking large holiday ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Board of Health has given an app-based food service operating in town since last year until Nov. 15 to register its food trucks. The board on Monday decided that Wonder will have to register its mobile kitchens as food trucks under the town’s existing ordinance and pay fees ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Kai Len Kwan, better known as Jack Lee to customers of the Jade Isle Chinese Polynesian Restaurant on Terrill Road in Scotch Plains, died on October 28, 2021, surrounded by his children, grand-children, cousin Loong, and son-in-law. He was 88 years old.    Lee was ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Wawa food market and gas station currently under construction at 1462 South Ave. near Terrill Road is scheduled to open in early 2022, according to The Kislak Company. The property, which includes 5,051 square feet of newly constructed retail space on 1.71 acres and a triple ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- You can call it an annual "Rite of Fall." For the past three decades (and then some), members of the Italian American community have made and jarred their own tomato sauce after the locally grown plum tomatoes have ripened.  There's a process: crush, cook, press, and ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- It is no secret that New Jersey has some of the most archaic liquor license laws in the nation, limiting business growth and downtown revitalization throughout the state.That is why the Scotch Plains Council approved a resolution on Oct. 5, in which the municipality is joining ...

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