Food & Drink

April 27, 2020

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Some 620 Town Hall Deli meals have been ordered by FLAG — Front Line Appreciation Group of South Orange/Maplewood. Town Hall Deli, with its famous Sloppy Joe sandwiches, is set on Wednesday to make its eleventh FLAG delivery to hospital staff and first responders. Recipients have ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — The Carriage House Restaurant, located in the F.M. Kirby Carriage House at Paper Mill Playhouse, proves that the culinary show must go on. Although the theater is dark, Carriage House and Chef Holly Guber are offering curbside pickup for dinners every Wednesday through Sunday, and ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — St. James's Gate Publick House, known affectionately for years as The Gate, has announced its new hours, until in-person hours can be reestablished.  Every day from 4-8 p.m., curbside pickup will be available for the take-out menu. The menu and specials will be on the ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Although St. Patrick’s Day is traditionally a day of parades and large social gatherings, don’t worry: here are some St. Patty’s themed activities for tomorrow so social distancing doesn't make the holiday feel so glum. Since St. James's Gate Publick House on Maplewood Avenue is ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — St. James's Gate has a full, fun, packed day planned for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. The festivities start at 8 a.m. on March 17 and finish late into the evening. First up, from 8 a.m. until noon, everyone is invited to St. James's Gate Publick House for a traditional Irish ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — With a mariachi band to serenade family, friends, and community members, the ribbon was officially cut on the Mexican and Salvadoran restaurant La Villa yesterday, Feb. 29. The restaurant, at 261 Irvington Avenue, has had a soft open for some seven weeks.  Karen Murgas is ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Dozens of times in the past six months people in Maplewood, South Orange, and beyond have plaintively cried onto Facebook, “When is Ani Ramen opening in the village?” Well, noodle noshers, your wait is over! The ribbon cutting for the newest restaurant on Maplewood Avenue was ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Springfield Avenue Partnership held a craft beer tasting fundraiser in the Wine Barrel parking lot. The event, which occurred on Thursday evening, October 17, raised funds to provide for additional murals in various locations on Springfield Avenue.  Through the efforts of The ...

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  Maplewood, NJ – Saturday, October 5 Mayor Vic DeLuca, accompanied by Committeewoman Nancy Adams and Committeeman Greg Lembrich met at N & K Prime Marketplace located at 1899 Springfield Avenue, across from the Wines Barrel to cut the ceremonial ribbon officially opening the ...

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Celebrate Octoberfest at St. James Gate Public House MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Octoberfest is in full swing at St. James Gate, as it is every year. All are invited to come join the fun. There is a special menu shown here for Octoberfest as well as two German beers on tap along with those always available.

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Cat Fisher sees opening an outpost of her two South Orange stores, Sadie’s and Kitchen a la Mode, in Maplewood as a way to get to know new customers. The locations are not too close together, she says. After all, when she offered Kitchen a la Mode wares at Maplewood’s street fair ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Township Committee passed four ordinances on second reading and three more ordinances on first reading at its September 17 meeting.  The ordinances passed on second reading included the permitting of serving and allowing the consumption of alcohol at public locations ...

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The final event on the Main Stage at Play Day as has become a tradition was the Town Hall Delicatessen Sloppy Joe Eating Contest. It is the Tenth Year since the contest was inaugurated by Town Hall Deli. This year eight contestants participated trying to become the person who could eat the most ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Each September over the last five years, there have been “Get Naked in the ‘Wood” lawn signs throughout Maplewood and South Orange yards and have made many curious. This clever slogan promotes the annual Robert J. Miller Oysterfest for Melanoma Awareness that drew 2000 neighbors to ...

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  SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Kitchen a la Mode (19 South Orange Avenue) is one stop to make as you prepare your daughter or son for the coming year away from home at school. Cat Fisher and her staff have a varied selection of everyday essentials for use in the kitchen as well as during the day away from ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Local businesses teamed up to fight hunger with an event that's never occurred before in town. The Fox & Falcon, SOMA Brewing Company, and Farm & Fork Society hosted an open air feast at Floods Hill on Friday night. Proceeds from the feast were donated to MEND ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Oyster Fest is back. The 5th annual Robert J. Miller Oyster Fest is coming to Maplewood on Sept. 14, but festivities leading up to the event have already started. St. James's Gate Publick House hosted a kickoff party yesterday for the event, which raises money for melanoma ...

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The Maplewood Farmers Market is back this summer. The market will take place every Monday from 2 to 7 p.m., at 1848-1852 Springfield Ave., Maplewood. Free parking is available. The vendors will offer Jersey Fresh fruits and vegetables, pickles and olives, breads, pastries and preserves, ...

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