Food & Drink

June 16, 2021

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Township boasts a storied history, dating back to the Revolutionary War and before. Downtown West Orange, located along the Main Street corridor from Eagle Rock Avenue to St. Marks and looping along on Valley Road, is dotted with unique stores and shops that perhaps ...

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West Orange residents have been enjoying their new and improved Farmers Market since the 2019 season and know how fortunate the town is that Stacey and Rob Reese resurrected it. The market, which has an average of 20 vendors each season, focuses on quality, not quantity and that has led to an ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy has signed Executive Order No. 219, increasing indoor capacity limits from 25% to 35% for food and beverage establishments, and entertainment and recreational businesses, effective Friday, Feb. 5, at 8 a.m. The governor also lifted the 10:p.m. curfew for in-person ...

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NEW JERSEY -- A new program called Sustain and Serve NJ has been launched by the NJEDA that enables struggling New Jersey restaurants to prepare meals that would be distributed to nonprofit organizations to feed for needy residents. Sustain and Serve NJ is a COVID-19 relief effort that helps ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Jenn Stilwell's cranberry jelly recipe remains the worst kept secret in the township. First published in 2016 when TAPinto Bloomfield was only a few months old, this recipe will probably be published just before Thanksgiving every year.  Stilwell's jelly was the subject of a ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — With New Jersey restaurants permitted to serve patrons indoors up to 25 percent capacity beginning on Friday, the West Orange Township Council held a COVID-19 Business Owner Seminar Zoom meeting on Tuesday in advance of the reopenings. Tuesday of this week also marked the day ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey’s much-anticipated wait for indoor dining looks to be over and just in time for Labor Day. On Friday after nearly five months, restaurants will once again be able to serve indoors while following coronavirus limits, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday at his press briefing ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Daily positivity dropped to 1.65% in New Jersey, "a really good number," according to Gov. Phil Murphy, who announced the overnight numbers during his COVID-19 press briefing on Monday, Aug. 17, in Trenton. The governor announced 316 new positive test results, bringing the ...

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NEW JERSEY — Since Tropical Storm (or Hurricane, depending on the news outlet) Isaias has taken out power to 20 percent of Essex County, thousands have been left with no refrigeration.  FoodSafety.gov has a chart for determining how long foods will stay fresh and usable after a power ...

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