Food & Drink

May 16, 2020

WEST ORANGE, NJ — After having a successful first year at the helm of the West Orange Farmers Market, coordinators Stacey and Rob Reese explained during this week’s West Orange Township Council meeting that although the market will still be physically located at 80 Main Street, sales will be ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Ten West Orange High School (WOHS) students have successfully taken and passed the ServSafe Food Handlers test, administered by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. The ServSafe test will provide students with the opportunity to work in various capacities ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — As residents continue to practice social distancing, some parents are looking for ways to keep their children busy. Recognizing this, Adam Goldman, who owns the Dunkin' Donuts located across the street from the Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange, has created a do-it-yourself (DIY) ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — More than 30 eateries in West Orange have manipulated their schedules in order to accommodate community members who are looking to order takeout during the quarantine while still complying with social-distancing guidelines. The most current list of restaurants modifying their ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — More than 30 eateries in West Orange have manipulated their schedules in order to accommodate community members who are looking to order takeout during the quarantine while still complying with social-distancing guidelines. The most current list of restaurants modifying their ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Grocery stores in West Orange and surrounding towns are beginning to announce opportunities for senior citizens, who are reportedly the most susceptible to contracting the novel coronavirus COVID-19, to do their food shopping without fear of overcrowding. Some stores are ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange business community is rallying to help public school students who will be in need of breakfast and lunch now that schools have been closed due to the global health crisis. Although Gov. Phil Murphy ordered the closing of all movie theaters, gyms, casinos and ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — In order to raise funds for scholarships, charities and civic needs both locally and internationally, the West Orange Rotary Club will hold its largest annual fundraiser, “Taste of the World,” on Feb. 24 at Mayfair Farms, located at 481 Eagle Rock Avenue, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – Since opening their first restaurant in 1992, Isabelino and Martha Machado knew that they wanted to expand their culinary offerings to serve as many people as possible. The couple was finally able to do that with the opening of La Celeste Bakery & Restaurant in West Orange in ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Public Library hosted its first Cookie Exchange over the weekend, where attendees sampled a range of offerings such as Gingerbread Men, Coconut-Lime Thai Snowballs, Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies, Sour Cream Chocolate Drop Cookies, Cinnamon Icebox Cookies, ...

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NEW YORK, NY — In a special holiday edition of Food Network’s hit show, “Chopped Junior,” an 11-year-old West Orange resident recently went head to head with a 10-year-old South Orange resident for a chance to win $10,000 and the highly coveted “Chopped Junior” chef’s coat. Leonardo McCormick of ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Eleven-year-old Edison Middle School student Leo McCormick is set to appear on the Food Network's iconic program "Chopped Junior" on Dec. 10. Cooking is nothing new to McCormick, who has been whipping up a variety of tasty dishes for six years. In fact, members of the West ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Nearly 40 vendors from the West Orange area will be on hand during a special event being held on Saturday at the West Orange Farmer's Market, located at 80 Main Street. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., residents are invited to celebrate National Eat Outside Day with their local farmer’s ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Members of the West Orange Senior Garden Club gathered this week for lunch at the Toby Katz Center at Degnan Park for the first annual Harvest Garden Festival Luncheon. Among the many salads served were vegetables and herbs grown on the premises in the community garden under ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Recognizing the simplicity of communicating with other community members through social media compared to the difficulty of meeting new people in person, West Orange residents, Sarah Zorn, Amy Gallatin, and Sean McCauley have teamed up to launch a "West Orange Supper Club" as a ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – Last held in 2016, the Downtown West Orange Alliance’s (DWOA) Downtown Thursdays event series officially kicked off last week in the Eagle Rock area of downtown. Every Thursday through Aug. 29, West Orange residents are invited to explore the four sections of downtown: Eagle ...

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