Cotton Candy Heaven: Newswoman Finds Sweet New Calling With Jersey Shore Biz Cotton Candy Heaven: Newswoman Finds Sweet New Calling With Jersey Shore Biz
Cotton Candy Heaven: Newswoman Finds Sweet New Calling With Jersey Shore Biz Have a hankering for cotton candy? You're in luck. Billie Rama of The Asbury Park Cotton Candy Co. is leasing a new production space exclusively for cotton candy lovers. Until now, Rama has been mobile only, operating a cotton candy table at parties, movies, and special events. Here is what Billie Rama's cotton candy table looks like when she "spins" at special events.Provided/ Billie Rama She organized this GoFundMe page to help defray the costs of setting up a permanent facility to expand and streamline her production. She started production at 909 Asbury Ave. Unit D on Thursday…
Hoboken Cafe Expands To Bergen County Hoboken Cafe Expands To Bergen County
Hoboken Cafe Expands To Bergen County Unibread, the popular bakery serving up Taiwanese treats in Hoboken, is expanding its footprint into Bergen County. The bakery is opening a third location in Fort Lee next week at 2151 Lemoine Ave. They also have a location in Queens. Unibread offers items like a cookie cream puff, a chocolate chiffon cake and a cream cheese bun, while also serving cakes, cupcakes and coffee. The menu draws inspiration from traditional Japanese baking techniques while incorporating Taiwanese flavors.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Cafe Uni…
Tastykake Recalling Treats Sold In NJ Due To Possible Life-Threatening Allergen Tastykake Recalling Treats Sold In NJ Due To Possible Life-Threatening Allergen
Tastykake Recalling Treats Sold In NJ Due To Possible Life-Threatening Allergen Shoppers with a sweet tooth are being cautioned to check their pantries after a popular Tastykake product sold in the region is being recalled due to undeclared allergens that could lead to a deadly reaction. Flower Foods announced a voluntary recall of “Tastykake Chocolate Kandy Cakes” due to the possible presence of peanuts in some products, which could cause a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The products being recalled were distributed on Thursday, May 11 to retailers in: Pennsylvania; Delaware; Maryland; New Jersey; V…
Longtime North Jersey Diner Owner Retiring Longtime North Jersey Diner Owner Retiring
Longtime North Jersey Diner Owner Retiring The owner of the Empress Diner, a Fair Lawn institution since 1965, is bidding adieu. John Melissas announced he is moving on from the diner in a post on Facebook on Tuesday, May 23. "I spent my whole life here and met so many wonderful people," Melissas said. "I will still be local and looking to start my next adventure. Please remember that I love all of you. Thank you for everything." To ALL MY FRIENDS & FAMILY of the Empress Diner It is now time for me to move on. I spent my whole life here and met... Posted by John Melissas on Monday, May 22, 2023 Melissas' retirement …
Mexican Restaurant Chain Closes NJ Location Less Than Year After Opening Mexican Restaurant Chain Closes NJ Location Less Than Year After Opening
Mexican Restaurant Chain Closes NJ Location Less Than Year After Opening A popular Mexican eatery has shuttered one of its New Jersey locations less than a year after opening. The Green Brook restaurant on Route 22 has closed its doors for good, according to an automated voice message on the shop’s answering machine. “Thank you for calling Tacos El Tio Green Brook,” the message begins. “We regret to inform you that this location is permanently closed. We look forward to continuing to serve you at our next closest location in Monroe Township. Should you have any further questions, please visit the ‘contact us’ option on our website, tacoseltio.com. Thank you.” T…
New Kosher Restaurants Opening At American Dream New Kosher Restaurants Opening At American Dream
New Kosher Restaurants Opening At American Dream A trio of Kosher eateries are set to open at American Dream in East Rutherford. Bravo Kosher Pizza will be offering New York style pizza, salads and dishes. Chickies offers traditional and creative falafel dishes, while Goldie Lox will be serving tie-dye bagels, sandwiches and juices. The restaurants join the lineup of kosher eateries at American Dream which include Cinnabon, Cotton Pop Shop, Dunkin’ Donuts, Geoffrey’s Café, Häagen-Dazs, Oreo Café, and Mrs. Fields. "We’ve made a conscious effort to bring in dining options that support a variety of dietary needs and that includes an ex…
Popular NJ Kosher Restaurant Shutters After 16 Years, Another Expected To Replace It Popular NJ Kosher Restaurant Shutters After 16 Years, Another Expected To Replace It
Popular NJ Kosher Restaurant Shutters After 16 Years, Another Expected To Replace It As the old adage goes: When one door closes, another one opens. While a longtime New Jersey kosher restaurant will be closing in June, a new one is expected to open in its place. Park Place, open for 16 years in Highland Park, announced its last day in business will be on Sunday, June 4.  While the restaurant declined to provide further information, it did say a another kosher meat restaurant is expected to take over in the same space sometime soon. Posted by Park Place Kosher on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 Park Place, 120 Raritan Avenue, Highland Park.
It's Taco Time In Bergen County It's Taco Time In Bergen County
It's Taco Time In Bergen County Elias Itzep was driving around Bergen County craving some Mexican food and he couldn't find any. So he decided to take matters into his own hands. Itzep, who lives in Englewood Cliffs, recently opened Taco Time, a fast casual Mexican restaurant in Norwood. Itzep has more than 20 years of experience in the food industry and said he plans on serving up classic Mexican specialties like tacos, burritos, fajitas and tostadas. Itzep hails from Mexico and it's where most of his family is from. He said it's very important to be able to connect people with the food from his homeland.  "We're u…
Most Popular Pizzerias In North Jersey Most Popular Pizzerias In North Jersey
Most Popular Pizzerias In North Jersey Some North Jersey pizzerias have been around for decades. Others are brand new. Some have a thin and crispy crust. Others are fluffy and plump. Whatever your pizza preference may be, one thing's for sure: There are plenty of places to choose from in North Jersey. Daily Voice polled our Instagram followers on their favorite pizzerias, and (in no particular order) here were the most common answers: Ralph's, Nutley Danny's, Bloomingdale Grant Street Cafe, Dumont Tenth Street Pasta & Pizza, Hoboken Nellie's, Waldwick Park Tavern, East Rutherford Mario's, Saddle Brook Star Tavern, Ora…
Target Recalling Millions Of Threshold Candles Due To Burn Hazard Target Recalling Millions Of Threshold Candles Due To Burn Hazard
Target Recalling Millions Of Threshold Candles Due To Burn Hazard Nearly five million Threshold candles sold exclusively at Target are being recalled due to burn and injury concerns. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall of approximately 4.9 million Threshold glass jar candles that can crack or break during use, posing laceration and burn hazards. Officials say that the recall includes: 5.5-ounce, one-wick candles; 14-ounce, three-wick candles; 20-ounce, three-wick candles. They were sold in a variety of scents. There have been. total of 137 reports of the candle jar breaking or cracking during use. Six injuries have been r…
Undeclared Anchovies Prompts Recall Of Pasta Sauce Sold At Some Wegmans Stores Undeclared Anchovies Prompts Recall Of Pasta Sauce Sold At Some Wegmans Stores
Undeclared Anchovies Prompts Recall Of Pasta Sauce Sold At Some Wegmans Stores A recall has been issued for a popular brand of tomato sauce sold at Wegmans supermarkets. The manufacturer, LiDestri Foods, said 24-ounce jars of Wegmans Italian Classics Diavolo pasta sauce may contain undeclared fish (anchovy).  "People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to anchovy run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.," the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said. The sauce was sold at Wegman’s grocery stores in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, Virginia,…
Anticipation Builds For Fort Lee Greek Restaurant Anticipation Builds For Fort Lee Greek Restaurant
Anticipation Builds For Fort Lee Greek Restaurant Get ready Greek food fans. The wait is almost over. The Gyro Project, a new fast casual restaurant, is set to open next month at 2151 Lemoine Avenue in Fort Lee. The restaurant is the brainchild of George Tenedios, an Englewood Cliffs resident who recently opened fresh&co in Newark and Spiro Kokkosis, who owns several restaurants in New York and lives in Fort Lee. Tenedios and Kokkosis are childhood friends who have been friends for 25 years and are both second generation restauranteurs with Greek backgrounds. Kokkosis came up with the idea for the Gyro Project and Tenedios soon wa…
Popular Diner Opens 4th NJ Location Popular Diner Opens 4th NJ Location
Popular Diner Opens 4th NJ Location A new diner is about to be the "Toast" of Union County. Toast City Diner announced it will be opening its fourth location in the Garden State in downtown Cranford.  The diner is expected to open in fall 2023 at South and Walnut Ave next to the Cranford Hotel and be run by founder Amy Russo and her partner Adam Torine. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Toast City Diner (@toastcitydiner_) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Toast City Diner (@toastcitydiner_) The diner h…