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Letters to the Editor: Red Lobster Explains Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Dear Guests, You may be aware that Red Lobster filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. We’d like to take a moment to explain what this means for our company, and for you, our valued guests. For more than five decades Red Lobster has been a part of your family’s life. We’ve been there for your celebrations, big and small. We may be the place that you first discovered your love of seafood. Or where you met the love of your life on a first date. Birthdays, graduations, anniversaries and yes, weddings. We’ve been here for them all. And Red Lobster... Read more →


CHICKIE'S & PETE'S, SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY KICK OFF 100 DAYS OF SUMMER

WITH FREE TOLL FRIDAY ON THE AC EXPRESSWAY AND HONOR VETERANS THIS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND * Chickie's and Pete's to Pay Memorial Day Friday Tolls for Cars Heading to Shore following the Summer Kick-Off Celebration at the Frank S. Farley Plaza with FREE Crabfries for all!* Philadelphia, PA – Chickie’s & Pete’s, home of world famous Crabfries®, teams up once again with the South Jersey Transportation Authority (SJTA) and the Atlantic City Expressway to kick-off the summer by paying travelers tolls Memorial Day Weekend. Chickie's and Pete's will be paying tolls (cash and EZ Pass) for all drivers at the... Read more →


Pennsauken PD ALERT: Skimming Device Found in Food Market Credit Card Machine

PENNSAUKEN, NJ (MAY 9, 2024)--On Wednesday, May 8, a skimming device was found on a credit card machine at the Supremo Food Market (7500 S. Rt. 130 Pennsauken, NJ). It is unknown at this time how long the device was on the machine. If you utilized a credit card machine at this location, it is highly recommended that you contact your credit card company and advise them of this finding. This incident is currently under investigation. Source Pennsauken Police Department press release Read more →


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AC Hotel & Casino News: Things to Do in MAY

ENJOY AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCES IN MAY! source Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce Dust off the walking shoes and stroll along the world-famous Boardwalk, then kick back and enjoy the countless celebrations taking place for Kentucky Derby, Cinco De Mayo, Mother's Day, and over Memorial Day Weekend! Find endless entertainment options including The Black Crowes, Mötley Crüe, and Steve Martin and Martin Short! Enjoy boat rides, eclectic dining options, beach bar openings, Mother's Day brunches, and so much more! There is no better time to visit Atlantic City with so much to do and see in the month of May - you'll... Read more →


THE 11TH ANNUAL MAIFEST SPRING FESTIVAL ON SOUTH STREET

WITH GERMAN FOOD, BEER, MUSIC, DANCING AND FAMILY FUN Philadelphia, PA - Brauhaus Schmitz presents the 11th Annual Maifest spring festival and block party on Saturday, May 4, 2024, from 11:00am to 8:00pm. Philadelphia's premiere German restaurant and beer hall will close down South Street at the 700 block for an all day, all ages celebration that will feature authentic German culture, live music, delicious food, and of course, plenty of beer! The festivities will include Pennsylvania's largest Maypole, performances by Die Heimatklange Band and United German Hungarian Dance group, Liter Lift Competition, Pig Roast, face painting, flower crowns, key... Read more →


AC Casino/Hotel News: Tropicana's Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar Mother's Day Offer

Treat Mom to a Cuban Feast Complete with Complimentary Rose, $25 Gift Card, and Dessert with Special Topper for Mother’s Day at Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar For Mother's Day, treat Mom to a Cuban Feast at Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, complete with a complimentary rose, a $25 gift card, and dessert with a special topper. WHAT: Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, in The Quarter at The Tropicana, extends a warm invitation to families to celebrate Mother’s Day weekend, from May 10-12. The festivities kick off on Friday, May 10, coinciding with Mexican Mother’s Day. Mothers... Read more →


Budget-Friendly Eats: Top Affordable Restaurants for Students in St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri, offers a vibrant culinary scene with options to suit every taste and budget. For students on a tight budget, finding affordable dining options that don't compromise flavor or quality can be challenging. Fortunately, St. Louis is home to a variety of restaurants that cater to budget-conscious diners without sacrificing taste or experience. From cozy cafes to ethnic eateries and casual diners, here are some top picks for budget-friendly eats in St. Louis. 1. Mission Taco Joint: Located in the Delmar Loop area, Mission Taco Joint is a favorite among locals and students alike for its delicious tacos... Read more →


Mamajuana Café Philly Opens April 18h in Fishtown

New Culture for Philadelphia ... Ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. PHILADELPHIA PA, (APRIL 8, 2024)(CNBNews)--Mamajuana Café, located at 1000-1032 Frankford Avenue, will open on April 18th at 11 a.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony and party. The restaurant, which is the first in the Philadelphia area, is 10,000 square feet and consist of 350 seats in the dining area, plus 30 bar seats and a patio that will seat 60 people to be opened in time for summer. DINING OUT “We are so excited to bring Philadelphia its first Mamajuana Café,” said the groups founders. “This is going to... Read more →


MANAYUNK STREAT FOOD FESTIVAL April 21

RETURNS TO MAIN STREET WITH 70+ OF THE REGION'S BEST FOOD TRUCKS AND GOURMET VENDORS ON APRIL 21ST Manayunk, PA - One of the largest and most celebrated food truck festivals in America is back - and it's even bigger and tastier than ever! StrEAT Food Festival returns to Manayunk on Sunday, April 21st, from 11:00am to 5:00pm. Over 70 of the region's top food trucks and food vendors will line historic Main Street for the day, with menus that include everything from savory BBQ to sweet desserts - and everything in between. The list of participants is a who's... Read more →


The Art of Fine Dining at Casino Resorts

In the realm of indulgence and opulence, few experiences rival the exquisite pleasure of fine dining at casino resorts. It's a fusion of luxury, culinary mastery, and entertainment that leaves a lasting impression on every guest. At casino resorts, dining isn't merely a meal; it's an event, a celebration of gastronomy, and a journey through flavor. Luxury Ambiance Step into the world of an Ethereum casino resort and be transported to a realm where elegance meets extravagance. The ambiance of a fine dining establishment within these resorts is meticulously crafted to evoke a sense of grandeur and sophistication. From the... Read more →


Building an outdoor kitchen is simpler than you think

An outdoor kitchen is a deck- or patio-based grilling area having a few amenities of a simple indoor kitchen, like cooking appliances, a dedicated eating area and storage cabinets. An outdoor kitchen can also have other utilities, such as gas lines and electricity, and the more elaborate ones might include running water and sinks. If you enjoy spending plenty of hours outdoors, then creating an outdoor kitchen is surely the best improvement you can tackle in your house. Having all the food preparation outdoors where you are chatting and entertaining your family and friends proves to be more convenient than... Read more →


EXCITING CHANGES AT TWENTY ONE PIPS BOARD GAME RESTAURANT IN ARDMORE

Ardmore, PA - Twenty One Pips is rolling the dice and raising the stakes for the Main Line's premiere board game restaurant and cafe in Ardmore. Owner Matt Hendricks is thrilled to announce exciting changes to elevate the space, food and drinks in time for the coming National Board Game Day and a busy spring season ahead. With help of Chef John Taus (Jet Hospitality), Twenty One Pips introduces a brand new dinner menu featuring globally inspired, snack-able comfort foods. Mushroom “calamari”, crab and chili flatbread, crab cake and Korean fried chicken sliders, raclette grilled cheese, fried cauliflower, and blistered... Read more →


A Philly-Centric Beer Tour: BrewedAt and Let's Rallie Are Partnering UP

For the first time, BrewedAt and Let’s Rallie are partnering up for a two-month brewery tour around Philadelphia. BrewedAt, a social media marketing company designed for Craft Beer lovers in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas, is launching its first brewery crawl in partnership with Let’s Rallie, a Philly native mobile app that empowers event hosts to seamlessly implement interactive and engaging experiences. From April 26th through June 30th, guests can purchase a pass through Let’s Rallie and go on a brewery tour throughout Philadelphia. The tickets will allow guests to enjoy one free pour of their choice at participating breweries... Read more →


THE GRAND OPENING OF AL PASTOR MEXICAN CANTINA IN HAVERTOWN, DELAWARE COUNTY

STOVE AND CO. RESTAURANT GROUP ANNOUNCES ... Havertown, PA - One of the region's most popular modern Mexican cantinas is expanding to the heart of the Main Line. Stove and Co. Restaurant Group owners Justin Weathers and Joseph Monnich announce the grand opening of Al Pastor at 13W Benedict Avenue in Havertown, Pennsylvania, in the former home of Town Tap. Look for a fun and festive family-friendly modern Mexican eatery with an emphasis on great food and margaritas, big flavors, bold colors and a casual welcoming vibe. The restaurant will open with 90 seats inside, with an extensive outdoor margarita... Read more →


CELEBRATE NATIONAL MEATBALL DAY IN THE PHILADELPHIA REGION

Philadelphia, PA - National Meatball Day is fast approaching on Saturday, March 9th. Restaurants and bars around the Philadelphia region will celebrate the food holiday with specials, exclusive dishes, happy hours and deals to honor the famous Italian cuisine. Look for decades old family recipes with a new twist at Nipotina, classic Italian meatballs on special at Figo Ristorante, Sunday gravy style balls at SIN Steak Italian Nightlife, pepperoni meatballs and pizza at Revival Pizza Pub, meatball egg rolls and half off at Bar Jawn, and a special meatball day collaboration between Nipotina and SliCE at SliCE Italian Market. Full... Read more →


For the Love of Philly Agave Tasting Party

* One ticket includes 70+ complimentary samplings, reduced price new signature cocktails, complimentary guac, salsa and taco stations, time with brand experts and more Philadelphia, PA - Añejo Philly, located in the Northern Liberties Restaurant Row, presents For the Love of Philly Agave Tasting Party showcasing 70+ rare and unique tequilas and mezcals from 25+ producers. On Monday, March 11, 2024, from 7:00pm to 10:00pm, the Mexican restaurant and bar in the Piazza will host a night of sipping and sampling of 70+ rare and unique expressions that you can't find together anywhere else in the Philadelphia region. Guests will... Read more →


Consumer Alert: Trader Joes Chick Soup Dumpling Products Recalled

FSIS Announcement WASHINGTON, March 2, 2024 – CJ Foods Manufacturing Beaumont Corporation, a Beaumont, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 61,839 pounds of steamed chicken soup dumpling products that may be contaminated with foreign materials, specifically hard plastic from a permanent marker pen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The steamed chicken soup dumplings were produced on Dec. 7, 2023. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]: 6-oz. boxes with plastic trays containing six pieces of “TRADER JOE’S Steamed Chicken Soup Dumplings” with lot codes “03.07.25.C1-1” and “03.07.25.C1-2” printed on the side... Read more →


CELEBRATE NATIONAL MARGARITA DAY IN THE GREATER PHILADELPHIA REGION

AT THESE 16 TOP RESTAURANTS AND BARS Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia and Suburban restaurants and bars will celebrate the region’s love of margs with National Margarita Day on Thursday, February 22, 2024. From classic to flavored, on the rocks to frozen, from salt rims to sugar, and everything in between, area restaurants will roll out specials and features all day with everything from $20 pitchers, special flavors, marg flights, unique flavors, food features and happy hours. It is the second most popular holiday for marg lovers outside of Cinco de Mayo! Save the date and come thirsty and hungry for... Read more →


DINING OUT: A Family Recipe for a family-run business

Babas Hot Chicken & Brews to open February 26, 2024 at 11 a.m. with Ribbon Cutting ceremony Babas Hot Chicken & Brews, the third concept from the brothers behind M2o Burgers & Salads and Töska Restaurant & Brewery, will open February 26, 2024 at 11 a.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Following the ribbon cutting, the first 100 guest will receive a free sandwich (limit 1 per customer) and enjoy live music from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. from local DJ Spinatra. For Leo, Jim and Pep Osmanollaj, this has been a long time coming. The brothers grew up at Baba’s... Read more →


New Jersey's Integrated Water Quality Assessment Report Released

DEP Releases New Jersey’s 2022 Integrated Water Quality Assessment Report Public comment sought on 303(d) List of Impaired Waters TRENTON — The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection today made available its draft Integrated Water Quality Assessment Report. The report shows improving and stabilizing conditions for key water quality parameters over time. A 30-day public comment period is now open for the 303(d) list of impaired waters which is part of the NJ Integrated Water Quality Assessment Report. The DEP will carefully review and incorporate comments before the report is submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for approval. To... Read more →


NORTHERN LIBERTIES RESTAURANT WEEK IS BACK

Philadelphia, PA - Northern Liberties Business Improvement District announces the return of Northern Liberties Restaurant Week from Friday, February 2 to Sunday, February 11, 2024. The city's hottest NEW restaurant week to hit the food scene is back with new dates, more restaurants, new restaurants, updated price points, indoor and outdoor options, take-out and delivery, and tons of the city's best eats! Moved to winter to support restaurants during the colder months, Northern Liberties Restaurant Week is back with two dozen (and more coming) of the neighborhood's biggest names that will offer two course or more lunches for $15 or... Read more →


CNB Business News: Off The Rail to re-open in early-February

MEDIA PA (January 24, 2024)(CNBNews)--Off The Rail, located at 109 W. State Street in Media will re-open on February 6, 2024 following their closure in late-2023. This will be a staged process for the company, who will begin with the brand new dining room and small bar area, with plans for the outside bar and patio to re-open in time for Spring and Dining Under The Stars in Media. Changes include family-friendly seating and the loss of the popular DJ booth. The enhanced menu will bring back customer favorites such as Wings ($11), Bacon, Egg and Cheese ($12), Mozzarella Sticks... Read more →


NJ AG SHOW PUTS THE GARDEN IN GARDEN STATE FEB. 6-8

The Vegetable Growers Association of New Jersey Brings Agricultural Convention and Bustling Trade Show to Atlantic City Atlantic City, NJ (January 11, 2024) – The tractors will roll into Harrah’s when the New Jersey Agricultural Convention & Trade Show comes to Atlantic City from February 6-8. This annual event covers the latest technologies, agricultural practices and opportunities throughout the industry and features awards, a charity auction, and an exciting trade show floor. “We put the garden in Garden State,” says Joel Viereck, President of the Vegetable Growers Association of New Jersey. “From habaneros to hemp and summer spinach to sweet... Read more →


Charisse McGill, French Toast Bites Founder Dies Suddenly; She Was 42

PHILADELPHIA, PA (January 18, 2024)(CNBNews)--Charisse McGill (42) owner and founder of French Toast Bites and Lokal Artisan Foods, and Executive Director of Farmers Market Coalition, has passed away on Monday, January 15th in her home. She is survived by her daughter Madison (Maddie) McGill, mother Tina Jackson, father Maurice Davidson, Aunt Janis Wallace, Uncle Tommy Wallace (husband and wife). Aunt Anna Jackson, Cousin Maurice Jackson (and a host of other cousins, relatives and beloved friends). Charisse McGill image courtesy of Bean2Bean Charisse was loved by her family and friends, as well as her French Toast Bites, Farmers' Market, St. Joseph... Read more →


Medical Alert: Deptford Olive Garden Inspected, Given Satisfactory Rating

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews DEPTFORD, NJ (JANUARY 11, 2024)(CNBNews)- --Gloucester Township Patch announced about 3:00 pm on Thursday, January 11, 2024 that an employee of the Olive Garden in Deptford tested positive for Hepatitis A. Anyone who ate at the restaurant during the week between Christmas and New Year or had takeout from there should be tested and/or vaccinated. The restaurant has since been inspected and given a satisfactory rating. The usual time between exposure and symptom onset is two weeks. Read more →


Celebrate Your Love Of New Jersey Wines

VALENTINE’S DAY: GARDEN STATE WINERIES HOST WINE & CHOCOLATE TRAIL WEEKENDS Haddonfield, NJ (January 9, 2024) – Garden State Wine Growers Association – a coalition of 60+ New Jersey wineries and vineyards supporting the Garden State’s wine industry through information, resources, and advocacy – will host two weekends of Valentine’s Day-themed events. The New Jersey Wine & Chocolate Trail Weekends celebrate Valentine's Day and will occur on two consecutive weekends: February 9-11 and February 16-18, 2024. During both weekends, participating New Jersey wineries offer wine tastings, artisanal chocolates, live music, and more. “In anticipation of Valentine’s Day, New Jersey’s wineries... Read more →


More Than 801,000 New Jersey Residents Food Insecure  

“Report Should be Jarring Wake-Up Call for Our Leaders” According to USDA food insecurity data - a way of measuring food hardship analyzed by Hunger Free America - across New Jersey, 9% of residents, or 801 thousand people, lived in food insecure households from 2020-2022. This includes 11.5% of children in the state (229,099), 7.2% of employed adults (312,719), and 7.10% of older New Jersey residents (151,729). Hunger Free America attributes the surge in food insecurity to the expiration of the expanded Child Tax Credit and universal school meals. Many federal benefit increases have either gone away entirely, or are... Read more →


91-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Recalls Nazi Terror

As Antisemitism Rises Again New Autobiography Tells Remarkable Story of Journey From ‘Hitler Youth’ to American Dream BALTIMORE, Md. -- A 91-year-old Holocaust survivor has recalled the terror of being a Jew under Adolf Hitler’s dictatorship — as the world experiences a disturbing new wave of antisemitism in the midst of the Israel-Hamas war. At the outbreak of World War II, 7-year-old Jochen “Jack” Wurfl and his 8-year-old brother, Peter — sons of a Roman Catholic father and Jewish mother — had to hide their Jewish roots to escape being sent to a concentration camp. To avoid being identified as... Read more →


Pineapple for any mood

2Moods Vodka Seltzer launches Pineapple as third flavor 2Moods Vodka Seltzer, one of the many ready-to-drink spirit cocktails released in 2023 is introducing their third flavor, Pineapple, in time for the 2023 Holidays. The first two flavors are Black Cherry and Pink Lemonade. Every 2Moods flavor is available at both 4% ABV (known as Chill) and 8% ABV (known as Thrill). The company, based in Philadelphia and owned by Conshohocken resident Nick Cicione was created after paying attention to consumer behavior and the evolution of the vodka seltzer and RTD category. 2Moods seeks to put a new spin on “variety”,... Read more →


Weight Loss Goals: How to Lose Weight And Live a Healthier Life

Losing weight and living healthier requires making changes to your diet, exercise, and lifestyle habits. Be patient and focus on progress over perfection. Small, consistent changes to daily habits can translate to big improvements long term. Consider the following as you work to achieve this goal. Combat Belly Fat Many people remain unaware of magnesium's effect on belly fat. Magnesium may help reduce belly fat by enabling the complete digestion of food and proper absorption of nutrients, preventing excess calories from being stored as fat. It balances hormones like insulin that regulate fat cell storage and release while allowing insulin... Read more →


MAPLE SHADE FOOD DRIVE

Please join Maple Shade Police, Chaplains, and First Responders on Tuesday, November 14th from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM to help donate food for the Maple Shade Food Bank. All who donate will receive one free water ice compliments of the Maple Shade Custard Stand! Address/Location Maple Shade Township Police Department 200 N Stiles Ave Maple Shade Township, NJ 08052 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-234-8300 Read more →


How to Save Money by Shopping From Thrift Stores

In an era where the cost of living seems to be ever-rising, savvy shoppers are turning to thrift stores as treasure troves of affordability. Shopping secondhand doesn't just save money; it's a sustainable and environmentally conscious choice. Treasure Hunting with Purpose Thrifting is an art, and successfully shopping at a second-hand store begins with a clear purpose. Whether you're on the lookout for clothing, furniture, or household items, having a specific list of what you need helps you stay focused and avoid impulse purchases. This way, you ensure that your thrift store finds serve a purpose in your life, preventing... Read more →


Mt. Ephraim Fire Dept. Hoagie Sale Sat. 9 AM to ?

MOUNT EPHRAIM, NJ (NOV. 10, 2023) --Don't miss out on the hoagie sale held by the Mount Ephraim Fire Department on Saturday, November 11, starting at 9 AM sharp. Act fast and reserve your hoagie by sending a direct message to the Fire Department's Facebook page or by calling the firehouse at (856) 931-6532. If you can't get through to us, leave your order details along with your full name and phone number. Remember to hurry, as the hoagies will be sold out fast! Details: - Purchase table on the James Street firehouse entrance at 9 AM - $6.00/hoagie -... Read more →


GLU HOSPITALITY ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING OF BLADE RUNNER

INSPIRED UNDERGROUND LATE NIGHT RAMEN BAR CHIKA IN RITTENHOUSE SQUARE Philadelphia, PA - Glu Hospitality and partners Derek Gibbons and Tim Lu introduce Chika, a subterranean late night ramen bar inspired by the cult sci-fi classic movie Blade Runner. Chika, which is a Japanese word for basement, brings together a fusion of food, drink and design. Glu has tapped the trinity of replicants to bring this new dystopian experience to life - Chef Dean Leevongcharoen (food), Michael Ego (drink) and BOXwood Architecture and Design Firm (design). The goal is to attract fun eclectic groups of people who can feel they... Read more →


Some of the Best Breakfast Restaurants in SJ

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 30, 2023)(CNBNews)--Station 97.3 ESPN recently listed the 25 restaurants in South Jersey that offer the most delicious breakfasts. Several are in our area and definitely worth the time and trip. Here are the restaurants close to us. Lamp Post on Little Gloucester Rd in Clementon. Sharky's on Somerdale Rd in Blackwood. Blair Mountain Biscuit on the Black Horse Pike in Blackwood. Chubby Chick's Cafe on Little Gloucester Rd in Blackwood. Meadows Dinner on the Black Horse Pike in Blackwood. The Eagle Diner on Blackwood-Clementon Rd in Pine Hill. Phily Diner on the... Read more →


How to Spot and Prevent the Hidden Dangers in Your Kitchen

The kitchen is often considered the heart of the home, a place where delicious meals are prepared, memories are created, and families gather. However, it's also a place where hidden dangers can lurk, waiting to cause accidents or health issues. From sharp knives to contaminated food, your kitchen can pose risks if not properly managed. In this article, we'll explore how to spot and prevent these hidden dangers, ensuring that your kitchen remains a safe space for everyone. Knife Safety Sharp knives are indispensable tools in the kitchen, but their utility is paired with a potential for danger. To ensure... Read more →


MAIN LINE TODAY RESTAURANT WEEK RETURNS

FOR FIRST FALL EDITION WITH 40+ RESTAURANTS OFFERING PRIX FIXE MENUS FOR LUNCH AND DINNER Newtown Square, PA - Foodies and dining adventurers take note! Main Line Today Restaurant Week returns for the first-ever fall edition, from November 5 to November 18th. The 14-day culinary celebration showcases the talents of top chefs, restaurants and purveyors in Montgomery, Delaware, and Chester counties. The region’s burgeoning restaurant community joins forces with Main Line Today and local businesses including Chase Bank to promote the culinary offerings that make the Main Line and western suburbs such a diverse and rich dining destination. Over 40... Read more →


“Cooking Safety Starts with YOU"

Glassboro Fire Department and State Farm remind residents, “Cooking Safety Starts with YOU Fire Prevention Week. State Farm is teaming up with the Glassboro Fire Department and the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week™ campaign, “Cooking Safety Starts with YOU. Pay attention to fire prevention.” This year’s campaign, which runs Oct. 8-14, works to educate families about simple but important steps they can take to keep themselves and others safe. “Cooking fires are the leading cause of U.S. home fires and home fire injuries,” said Lorraine Carli, NFPA VP of Outreach and Advocacy. “This... Read more →


5 Simple Ways to Desirably Boost Your Nutrition!

Nutrition and well-being go hand in hand, explaining why it is essential to consume nutrient-rich foods. These foods usually contain low saturated fats and are rich in minerals and vitamins. Despite these benefits, not everyone can include these nutrient-dense meals. So, how can one identify nutrient-dense foods? How to Identify Nutrient-Dense Foods Nutrient-dense foods have high levels of nutrients per calorie. To identify these foods, it is essential to check the Nutrition Facts Label and read all the ingredients listed before buying any food item. Alternatively, one can check if a food item has the American Heart Association heart-check label.... Read more →


Rutgers Holding a Food Business Basics Service For Early Stage Entrepreneurs

The Food Innovation Center at Rutgers is having a Food Business Basics session for early-stage entrepreneurs on Thursday, November 2, 2023, from 8:00 am – 5:30 pm at the Rutgers Eco Complex, 1200 Florence Columbus Road, Bordentown, NJ 08505. Food Business Basics is a unique opportunity for food entrepreneurs to learn critical aspects of entering or growing their business in the prepared food and beverage industry. Attendees will be in front of movers and shakers working in the industry, who will give advice on how to create, commercialize, market, and sell in this competitive market. On this day, there will... Read more →


JUST 14 DAYS AWAY:

Runnemede's Fall Food Truck Festival

SAVE THE DATE! RUNNEMEDE NJ (September 21, 2023)(CNBNews)--The Runnemede Chamber of Commerce and the Borough of Runnemede presents the first Loveamede Pike Jam. Last spring was so successful that we'll do another one this fall! The GFWC Woman's Club of Runnemede looks forward to attending the fall event Friday, October 6, 2023, from 5 PM - 9 PM. Stay tuned for more details to come! Read more →


Pennsauken PD Canned Food Drive Oct. 6

PENNSAUKEN NJ (SEPTEMBER 14, 2023)(CNBNEWS)--The Pennsauken Police Department will hold a canned food drive at our station on October 6, 2023, from 8 am-8 p.m. All the food collected will be donated to local food pantries. Please bring any canned food you can spare to the Pennsauken Police Department station (2400 Bethel Ave) and help feed needy people. Read more →


DINING OUT: Halifax Announces Little Bar, A Craft Restaurant and Bar Experience  

to Open at 1401 Hudson Street, Hoboken One Block from Riverfront One of New Jersey’s Smallest Craft Restaurants Will Bring the Biggest Taste in Town with Signature Cocktails, Decadent Preserved Fare and Small Plates Just One Block from The Hudson River Waterfront HOBOKEN, NEW JERSEY – August 29, 2023 – “The journey is part of the experience,” Anthony Bourdain famously said. New Jersey’s newest craft restaurant and bar experience, Little Bar, in uptown Hoboken begs to prove that point by crafting a unique, experientially interesting, miniature sized European-styled restaurant outpost, situated just off the Hudson River waterfront. The team behind... Read more →


Camden County Seniors Farmers Market

image provided Camden County Senior Farmers Market Vouchers/QR Codes are still available for this year! If you are 60+ and have an annual salary of less than $26,973 for a single person or $36,482 per couple, you are eligible for a $50 voucher per eligible senior. You can use these vouchers to purchase Jersey Fresh produce from any participating farm stand (not grocery or grocery-type stores) in NJ. Participating markets: Collingswood Farmer's Market, Haddonfield Farmers Market, Pastore Orchards, Winslow Twp, Stella Farms in Berlin and Springdale Farms in Cherry Hill. For more information and to get a voucher/QR code please... Read more →


FARMERS MARKET COALITION NAMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO LEAD ORGANIZATION

SERVING 8,000+ MARKETS ACROSS AMERICA Albany, California and Philadelphia, PA - Farmers Market Coalition (FMC) announces that Charisse McGill will serve as the organization’s new Executive Director. McGill was hired by the Board of Directors after a nationwide search. McGill will lead the national non-profit that is dedicated to strengthening and supporting 8,000+ farmers markets across the United States, while providing real income opportunities for farmers and expanding access in local communities. This exciting news comes just in time for the launch of National Farmers Market Week (NFMW), which runs from August 6 to 12, 2023. Now in its 24th... Read more →


A European “Quiet Season” Cruise

By Nicole Pensiero I’ve always loved cruising – to me, it’s one of the most relaxing and glamorous ways to see the world. So, with one beautiful, new cruise ship, a seven-night journey to some of Europe’s most popular destinations -- and two friends in need of some serious relaxation – you have all the makings of a great winter vacation. Traveling by sea through Europe at the start of the holiday season might not seem as appealing to some as, say, a balmy Caribbean cruise, to us it was ideal: less crowds, still mild weather, and even a few... Read more →


CNBNews Dining Out: ARMORE RESTAURANT WEEK

ARDMORE RESTAURANT WEEK RETURNS THROUGH JULY 30, 2023 WITH SPECIAL PRICED BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER OFFERINGS ON THE MAIN LINE Philadelphia, PA - Ardmore Restaurant Week, the popular two-week celebration of Ardmore’s exciting and diverse dining scene returns July 20-30, 2023. Head to the "Main Street of the Main Line" for participating Ardmore establishments for $20, $30, or $40 prix fixe lunch and dinner menus and specials from Ardmore’s fast casual cafés and eateries. There's even special offerings for breakfast and early DINING OUT morning - and for later night and after dinner sweets. Diners can expect a wide variety... Read more →


CNB DINING OUT:

Lighten Your Pallet At Halifax Hoboken

HOBOKEN, NJ – July 19, 2023 – (CNBNEWS)--Lighten your palette at Halifax Hoboken with new summer menu that delight the senses with crisp, crunch, and local flavor. The Rabbit Duo will pickle your senses with Jersey pickled peaches. . . a new Prime New York Strip featuring spinach puree, golden beets, and local mushrooms (which kind, where from, etc.), and a Sea Scallop Carpaccio with kohlrabi slaw, horseradish remoulade, local cucumbers, dill oil and lemon. Truly local, sustainable, “clean” summer eating with style! Rabbit Duo – braised leg, rabbit sausage, lentils, NJ peach jus, and pickled peaches. Prime New York... Read more →


Travel: Gone Green in Green Bay

Story and Photos by Nicole Pensiero It’s usually thousands of Green Bay Packers’ fans who yell out the thunderous chant, “Go, Pack Go!” But here we were, six tourists wandering around famed Lambeau Field, when our guide urged us to cheer out in the nearly empty stadium: “Go, Pack, Go!” – a second or two later, our chant returned to us as an echo in the massive stadium: “Go, Pack, Go!” The author enjoyed a tour of Lambeau Field. Still, even with just a few dozen fans milling around this massive stadium, you can feel the excitement generated by the... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS NEWS: Flying the nest for Craft Beer

Introducing BrewedAt, a way to highlight local beers, created by Temple University alumni BrewedAt, created by Temple University alum and former college roommates Evan Blum and Cole Decker, is a way for craft beer drinkers to come together to celebrate the local craft beer scene and discover new and exciting breweries in their area. Blum, a Temple’s Fox School of Business 2020 graduate, and Decker, a 2020 graduate from Temple’s Klein College of Media and Communication, started BrewedAt in 2022 with one goal in mind: advocate for the Craft Beer scene in Philadelphia and surrounding areas. “We found a common... Read more →