Food & Drink

October 1, 2018

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Borough Council, at its first public meeting of 2018, granted Wine Country’s restriction request, allowing the beer-liquor-wine distributor the right to relocate from one area of the municipality to another. While the council’s 5-0 vote means Wine Country ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Say goodbye to 2017 and welcome in the new year with family and friends at South Plainfield's Southside Clam Bar & Restaurant. “Overall, 2017 has been a great year for us and it is all thanks to our customers,” said Southside owner Alexis Broehl, a South Plainfield ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Say goodbye to 2017 and welcome in the new year with family and friends at South Plainfield's Southside Clam Bar & Restaurant. “Overall, 2017 has been a great year for us and it is all thanks to our customers,” said Southside owner Alexis Broehl, a South Plainfield ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - My grandmother loved butter - she cooked in nothing but, she was fond of melba toast lathered in the stuff, her favorite candy was butter crunch, her favorite cookie was a pecan sandy and her favorite ice cream was butter pecan.  So this year I went in search of a cookie that ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Preparing food together can really bring the family together and get everyone off of their screens, but those perfectly shaped sugar cookies and gingerbread characters require a little more skill and attention when all we want to do is get together as a family. Enter "The Classic ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Back in the 1990's I discovered Caprial Pence on PBS. She has owned a few restaurants, was honored by the James Beard Foundation, and has authored several cookbooks including American Bistro Fare. One of my favorite American Bistro Fare recipes, and one that I have made several ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Whether you’re looking to host a birthday or holiday party, celebrate an upcoming birth or wedding, or looking for an intimate place to remember a loved one, Southside Clam Bar & Restaurant in South Plainfield is available to meet your needs. The New Market Avenue ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Herbes de Provence is a mixture of dried herbs typical of the Provence region of Southern France. The standard mixture typically contains savory, fennel, basil, and thyme. Lavender flowers are often found in mixtures sold in the United States. Lavender is not found in the ...

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