Food & Drink

December 22, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - When the Nutley Irish American Association hosted their annual Christmas party the Cranberry Orange Cookies were the most talked about subject of the evening. Santa was the headliner of the family friendly evening, and even he loved these cookies.  The cookies are a drop cookie ...

Read more »

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Bar cookies like Hello Dollies are a great activity for families with younger children, the kids simply layer the assembled and measured ingredients. Aside from chopping nuts and removing hot cookie sheets from the oven, the children can most certainly declare "I did it ...

Read more »

SOUTH PLAINFIELD - Santa made a special stop at the South Plainfield Elks Lodge #2298 on Sunday, December 9th for the Elks’ Annual Breakfast with Santa.  Turnout was high with over 140 breakfast platters served throughout the morning, which began at 8a.m. and ended at noon.  “We always have ...

Read more »

TRENTON – The U.S. Food & Drug Administration and Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention have announced that their agencies have narrowed down the source of contaminated romaine lettuce at the heart of a recent outbreak of E. coli 0157:H7, and that no New Jersey-grown lettuce is connected ...

Read more »

NEW JERSEY – Turkey or ham? Perhaps a turducken?    Whichever traditional centerpiece you go with this Thanksgiving, there’s a chance it wasn’t served during the first holiday dinner in 1621. Historians believe the Plymouth Pilgrims and Wampanoag tribe shared lobster, rabbit, nuts, carrots, ...

Read more »

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Zoning Board unanimously approved an application for Chick-fil-A to move to Middlesex Mall. Chick-fil-A will knock down the former Wells Fargo Bank located at the corner of Hadley Road and Stelton Road and build a new 5,000 sq ft state of the art ...

Read more »

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Guests at the Park Ave. Diner were treated to a bit more than burgers and fries during the lunchtime rush last week. On Sept. 27 and Sept. 28, camera crews were at the establishment filming a segment of the situational series ‘What Would You Do?’  Hosted by news ...

Read more »

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ –All the judges agreed on at least two things at the first ever Vegan Cook Off – the food was delicious and they would order most of it again. In fact, one of the judges (who wasn’t a vegan chef) said, “All the dishes would make excellent appetizers, and I would order ten and ...

Read more »

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield’s own Flanagan’s Restaurant and Pub now has bragging rights as the ‘luckiest bar in Jersey.’ The Plainfield Avenue establishment this week was declared the winner of the New Jersey Lottery’s first-ever statewide ‘Quick Draw Lucky Bar Challenge.’  During a ...

Read more »

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Throughout the summer, Southside Clam Bar & Restaurant will be offering special weekday pasta and drink specials.  “The summer is a great time to take a break from cooking and barbecuing and let someone else handle the meals," said Southside owner Alexis ...

Read more »

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Throughout the summer, Southside Clam Bar & Restaurant will be offering special weekday pasta and drink specials.  “The summer is a great time to take a break from cooking and barbecuing and let someone else handle the meals," said Southside owner Alexis ...

Read more »

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – This Thursday South Plainfield’s Junior Baseball Club will host it’s first ever Cal Ripken 10U Regional Tournament. South Plainfield’s 10U All-star team punched their ticket to the tournament with their 3-1 victory over North Hunterdon in the New Jersey State Finals. Just as ...

Read more »

BRANT BEACH - Everyone enjoys the excitement of a summer carnival.  It brings out the child in all of us.  Since 1975, St. Francis of Assisi Parish has been hosting the Festival of the Sea Carnival, annually.   The Festival of the Sea begins Wednesday, August 8, and continues through Sunday, August ...

Read more »

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – KC’s Korner Restaurant and Tavern of South Plainfield is gearing up for the summer. The Oak Tree Road establishment will officially open of its outdoor patio on Friday, June 1.  Throughout the summer, the outdoor dining area, including the raw seafood bar, will be open ...

Read more »

WASHINGTON, DC — One New Jersey resident is among 35 people in nine states infected with salmonella linked to eggs produced by a farm in Hyde County, N.C., according to an update by the Food & Drug Administration.  Some 207 millions eggs were voluntarily recalled in April by Rose Acre Farms ...

Read more »

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Mother’s Day is just around the corner and Southside Clam Bar & Restaurant is currently accepting reservations for those looking to celebrate that special woman in their lives.  “What better way to honor mom than to treat her to a night off from cooking,” said ...

Read more »

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Graduation season is just around the corner and Southside Clam Bar & Restaurant is available to those seeking to host a private party to celebrate the Class of 2018.  The New Market Avenue establishment offers a variety of private party packages and features casual ...

Read more »

NEW BRUNSWICK – The Ammon Foundation of Linden, the philanthropic arm of Ammon Labs, will help fund the tuition of an individual in addiction recovery enrolled at Elijah’s Promise’s culinary school this summer. The scholarship grant fulfills a mission of both organizations to help change the lives ...

Read more »

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Flanagan’s Family Restaurant and Pub of South Plainfield will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day throughout the entire month of March. Beginning Thursday, March 1, the Plainfield Avenue establishment’s lunch and dinner menu will include corned beef and cabbage daily as well as ...

Read more »

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The smell of homemade sauce filled the air at the South Plainfield Senior Center on Feb. 26 for the first ever Meatball Monday lunch event. The special lunch, catered by Rodolfo’s, was served up to a full house with more than 60 members lining up for the special ...

Read more »

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Grape Expectations, recognized as the oldest “Make Your Own Wine” establishment in Somerset County, will host wine tastings the next two weekends for those curious about wines made from grapes harvested in South Africa and Chile in South America. Tastings are scheduled ...

Read more »

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Celebrate someone you love this Valentine’s Day at Southside Clam Bar & Restaurant. On Valentine’s Day from 4 to 9 p.m., all Southside guests (21 and older) will receive a complimentary glass of champagne and all female patrons will receive a free red ...

Read more »