Popular Chick-fil-A Sauce Recalled Popular Chick-fil-A Sauce Recalled
Popular Chick-fil-A Sauce Recalled Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A announced it is recalling one of its most popular dipping sauce cups and advising customers to toss them in the trash due to the possible presence of undeclared allergens.  According to a notification posted on the eatery's website, anyone who took home Polynesian Sauce cups between Wednesday, Feb. 14 and Tuesday, Feb. 27 should discard them because they may, in fact, contain a different product that contains wheat and soy. The eatery did not disclose whether there have been any reports of adverse reactions from customers consuming the mixed-up product. Any…
Halal Grocery Store Sets Wayne Opening Halal Grocery Store Sets Wayne Opening
Halal Grocery Store Sets Wayne Opening The countdown is on in Passaic County. Anatolia Market, a new halal supermarket, is set to open in Wayne at 29 Route 23 on Sunday, March 10, store officials tell Daily Voice. The supermarket plans to carry brands like Nutella, Ocean Spray, Nestle, Kraft and Poland Spring, according to its website.  Halal is Arabic for food that is allowed under Islamic law. Food must be processed, made, produced, manufactured and/or stored using utensils, equipment and/or machinery that have been cleansed according to Islamic law, according to the Islamic Council of Victoria. Non-halal items include …
Macy's To Close 150 Stores, Prioritize Luxury Brands Macy's To Close 150 Stores, Prioritize Luxury Brands
Macy's To Close 150 Stores, Prioritize Luxury Brands Macy's plans to close about 30 percent of its remaining stores over the next three years. The 150 closures will be at underperforming locations, with 50 planned for this year, the retailer announced on Tuesday, Feb. 27, unveiling what it is calling "A Bold New Chapter" strategy designed to return Macy’s profitability.  "It challenges the status quo to create a more modern Macy’s, Inc.," Tony Spring, chief executive officer of the company said in a statement. "We are making the necessary moves to reinvigorate relationships with our customers through improved shopping experiences, releva…
New Ice Cream Shop Opens In Bergen County New Ice Cream Shop Opens In Bergen County
New Ice Cream Shop Opens In Bergen County Calling all coneheads to Bergen County. Cones, an Argentinian artisanal ice cream shop, recently opened in Rutherford.  The ice cream shop previously had a location in Manhattan. View this post on Instagram A post shared by 🍦Cones Ice Cream🍦 (@conesnyc) View this post on Instagram A post shared by 🍦Cones Ice Cream🍦 (@conesnyc) A critic on Yelp said the owners were lovely people who served up delicious ice cream. "The creamy rich texture reminds me of gelato," the reviewer wrote in a 5-st…
300-Year-Old NJ Restaurant Closing For Renovations 300-Year-Old NJ Restaurant Closing For Renovations
300-Year-Old NJ Restaurant Closing For Renovations A New Jersey restaurant open for more than 300 years will temporarily close for renovations. The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, located on W. Main Street in Mendham, bills itself as the state's oldest continually running restaurant, dating back to 1742. Over the weekend, the eatery, which serves American classics, said it will be undergoing temporary closure for renovations. "Get ready for a brand-new kitchen and a fresh look!" the Facebook post reads. "We're excited to unveil these upgrades to you." Black Horse Tavern & Pub will hold a grand reopening in Fall 2024.
New Bergen County Pizzeria Homage To Popular Owner's Late Grandmother New Bergen County Pizzeria Homage To Popular Owner's Late Grandmother
New Bergen County Pizzeria Homage To Popular Owner's Late Grandmother The owner of a popular Bergen County pizzeria that shuttered in August 2022 is weeks away from reopening a new shop. Dave Ligas, who owned Tavolino in Wallington, will be opening Casano's Pizza Parlor at 8 Highland Cross — formerly home to Top That! Donuts — in Rutherford, this spring, he tells Daily Voice. The pizzeria is named after Ligas' late grandmother: Marie Rene Casano, an "avid cook" who for years worked as a waitress at Mama Lucia’s in Newark, he said. Marie Rene died in the 1970s, and Casano's Pizza Parlor is retro-themed, in her honor, her grandson said. Follow Ligas as "…
Thousands Of Biometric Gun Safes Being Recalled Due To Faulty Locks That May Fail: CPSC Thousands Of Biometric Gun Safes Being Recalled Due To Faulty Locks That May Fail: CPSC
Thousands Of Biometric Gun Safes Being Recalled Due To Faulty Locks That May Fail: Cpsc Multiple biometric gun safes are being recalled nationwide due to locks that can fail and allow access to unauthorized users, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced.  On Thursday, Feb. 22, the agency issued a series of recall alerts regarding four safes that are subject to the recall due to the faulty locks.  Products subject to the recall:  Awesafe Biometric Gun Safes Awesafe Biometric Gun Safes CPSC MouTec brand Biometric Firearm Safes MouTec brand Biometric Firearm Safes CPSC Machir Biometric Personal Safes Machir Biometric Personal Safe…
ShopRite Store Coming To Central Jersey Hiring For Hundreds Of Positions ShopRite Store Coming To Central Jersey Hiring For Hundreds Of Positions
ShopRite Store Coming To Central Jersey Hiring For Hundreds Of Positions About 300 jobs are being created thanks to the arrival of a new ShopRite in Old Bridge. The new ShopRite is located in the Glenwood Green Shopping Center at Route 9 and Schulmeister Road. The store is set to open in March. Hiring is taking place for all positions including department managers, butchers, deli, bakery, dairy, produce and seafood associates, customer service associates, cashiers and baggers. Perry Blatt, director of E-Commerce and Business Development for Village Super Market, Inc., said,  “We look forward to continuing our commitment to the community with a brand new s…
New Starbucks With Drive-Thru Opens In Hackensack New Starbucks With Drive-Thru Opens In Hackensack
New Starbucks With Drive-Thru Opens In Hackensack A brand-new Starbucks has opened in Bergen County. The coffee chain's new location is located on River Street at the Print House, a mixed-use development complete with eateries and medical offices at the former site of the Bergen Record. The 3,000-square-foot Starbucks includes an outdoor patio and drive-thru. The leasing agreement was announced by NAI Hanson, who represents the River Street development, last March. Blue Foundry Bank and Hackensack Meridian Health also inked lease deals. "Welcoming its first residents last year, the first 271 residential units of phase one at Print H…
This NJ Pizzeria Was Ranked Among Best In America (Again) This NJ Pizzeria Was Ranked Among Best In America (Again)
This NJ Pizzeria Was Ranked Among Best In America (Again) Yelp has released its annual list of the Top 100 pizzerias in America. Among them, Razza in Jersey City. Released in honor of National Pizza Day earlier this month, the list was made, of course, with help from Yelpers and ratings. "We identified businesses in the pizza category on Yelp, then ranked those spots using a number of factors, including the total volume and number of 5-star reviews each business had that were written by members of the Yelp Elite Squad," list creators write.  The reigning champ was Pequod’s Pizzeria in Chicago, but Razza in Jersey City came in at No. 87…
Bergen County Bakery Named Among Best In America Bergen County Bakery Named Among Best In America
Bergen County Bakery Named Among Best In America The best bakery in the Garden State is right in Bergen County. Sook Pastry in Ridgewood was named New Jersey's "Best Bakery To Treat Yourself In," according to Yelp.  The bakery, at 24 S. Broad St., offers cakes, pastries, cookies, tarts and baked goods. Some of the cakes include the Ridgewood with chocolate mousse, vanilla crème brûlée filling, chocolate sponge and the Lincoln, with white bisquit sacher, chocolate ganache, coffee cream and coffee extract. View this post on Instagram A post shared by @sookpastry The bakery has a 4.…
JCPenney Moving To Willowbrook Mall JCPenney Moving To Willowbrook Mall
JCPenney Moving To Willowbrook Mall JCPenney is on the move in Passaic County. The department store chain is relocating from the Wayne Town Center to Willowbrook Mall next month in the township, Ryan Hidalgo, the senior general manager of the mall said.  JCPenney will be taking the spot formally occupied by Lord and Taylor, Hidalgo said. JCPenney has 10 locations in the Garden State, including in Woodbridge and Jersey City.
Nationwide Recall Issued For Meat Products Due To Possible Contamination Nationwide Recall Issued For Meat Products Due To Possible Contamination
Nationwide Recall Issued For Meat Products Due To Possible Contamination A  nationwide recall has been issued for a brand of meat products. Fratelli Beretta USA, Inc., based in Mount Olive, NJ, says the undetermined amount of ready-to-eat (RTE) meat charcuterie products containing Coppa may be under-processed, which may have resulted in possible contamination with foodborne pathogens. The recall was announced by the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The Coppa products have various best-by-dates.  Coppa, a dry-cured capicola, is a boneless pork shoulder product that is dry-cured. Click here to view product…
Wood-Fired Pizza Kitchen Appears To Be Replacing Shuttered Bergen County Italian Spot Wood-Fired Pizza Kitchen Appears To Be Replacing Shuttered Bergen County Italian Spot
Wood-Fired Pizza Kitchen Appears To Be Replacing Shuttered Bergen County Italian Spot A new wood-fired pizzeria appears to be replacing a shuttered Italian restaurant in one Bergen County town. Gusto Wood Fire Pizza Kitchen will be opening at 119 Park Ave., in East Rutherford. The location was previously home to Caffe Capri, which is listed as being permanently closed on Google. Gusto's website promises locally-sourced ingredients and its pizzas "cooked to perfection in a traditional wood-fired oven." No word yet on an opening date.
Owner Of NJ Steakhouse Sold After 14 Years Has Message For Critics Owner Of NJ Steakhouse Sold After 14 Years Has Message For Critics
Owner Of NJ Steakhouse Sold After 14 Years Has Message For Critics After 14 years and a million meals served, the Grillestone Steakhouse is closing its doors. Frank Peterpaul, who's been running the Scotch Plains restaurant, says it has been sold as his family embarks on a new chapter. Peterpaul went on to thank the customers who became friends, who became family, the valued staff, and noted the sense of belonging and joy that came from being part of the community. And toward the bottom of Peterpaul's goodbye tribute, he left a special message for the critics: "For the detractors, yelpers and self-proclaimed restaurant critics, I would relish the opportu…
Portnoy Reviews 'Paper Thin' Pie At Bayonne's The Vic Tavern Portnoy Reviews 'Paper Thin' Pie At Bayonne's The Vic Tavern
Portnoy Reviews 'Paper Thin' Pie At Bayonne's The Vic Tavern So thin you can get a paper cut on it. That's what Barstool Sports CEO Dave Portnoy had to say about the pie at The Vic Tavern, a family-owned restaurant on Hobart Avenue in Bayonne. Portnoy stopped by apparently during a round of One Bite reviews across the river in Staten Island. He said The Vic is "very cool" on the inside, with pizza "so light" and "paper thin." He ultimately rated it a 7.7 saying if it had a slightly crispier crust, he'd give it an 8 or more. Portnoy has famously been a friend to Al Santillo of Santillo's Pizzeria on S. Broad Street in Elizabeth, who suffered a fire…
Honda Recalling 750K+ Vehicles Nationwide Due To Faulty Air Bag Concerns Honda Recalling 750K+ Vehicles Nationwide Due To Faulty Air Bag Concerns
Honda Recalling 750K+ Vehicles Nationwide Due To Faulty Air Bag Concerns More than three-quarters of a million Honda and Acura vehicles are being recalled due to potentially faulty air bags that could cause them to deploy unexpectedly. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that the motor vehicle giant is recalling upwards of 750,000 cars, SUVs, minivans, and pick-up trucks due to the malfunctioning air bags, which could pose a safety hazard, the agency says. Recalled models include Honda Civic, Accord, CR-V, Fit, HR-V, Insight, Odyssey, Pilot, Passport, Ridgeline vehicles, as well as the Acura MDX, RDX and TLX that were produc…
Cereal Dreams Offers Childhood Nostalgia In North Jersey: 'I Want People To Feel Happy' Cereal Dreams Offers Childhood Nostalgia In North Jersey: 'I Want People To Feel Happy'
Cereal Dreams Offers Childhood Nostalgia In North Jersey: 'I Want People To Feel Happy' Waking up on Saturday morning with a big bowl of cereal and turning on cartoons was a rite of passage for people of a certain age.  A South Orange eatery is aiming to bring that feeling of nostalgia back. Anne Mandell, of Maplewood, recently opened Cereal Dreams at the Co-Lab at 57 South Orange Ave. Cereal Dreams features 25 different cereals, with Mandell serving as the cerealtender, mixing different cereals to whatever anyone's heart desires, even for the weirdos who don't like milk in their cereal. Cereal Dreams also serves up cereal treats. View this post on In…
Stew Leonard's Recalls Several Chicken Products Stew Leonard's Recalls Several Chicken Products
Stew Leonard's Recalls Several Chicken Products Supermarket chain Stew Leonard’s has recalled several of its chicken products. The company said the voluntary recall was issued because the chicken salad and sliced chicken items may contain undeclared milk.  The products were sold in Stew Leonard’s deli department between August 2022 and Monday, Jan. 29, 2024. The products are: Sliced and Shaved Chicken Sliced and Shaved Buffalo Chicken Chicken Salad Chicken Salad Sub Sandwich Buffalo Chicken Salad Boom Boom Chicken Salad Cape Cod Chicken Salad  Lite Chicken Salad  The products were sold at Stew Leonard’s seven loca…
Supplements Sold Nationwide Being Recalled Due To Presence Of 'Gas Station Heroin' In Products Supplements Sold Nationwide Being Recalled Due To Presence Of 'Gas Station Heroin' In Products
Supplements Sold Nationwide Being Recalled Due To Presence Of 'Gas Station Heroin' In Products Federal Health officials are cautioning consumers to avoid certain products that may contain an ingredient known as "gas station heroin."  Neptune Resources LLC announced a voluntary recall of all lots of "Neptune's Fix Elixir," "Neptune's Fix Extra Strength Elixir," and Neptune's Fix Tablets due to the possible presence of tianeptine, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced. Tianeptine, which has been called "gas station heroin" by some, is not FDA-approved for any medical use, and its presence in the products prompted the nationwide recall. "The presence of tianepti…
Acclaimed Fort Lee Burger Joint Expands To Hackensack Acclaimed Fort Lee Burger Joint Expands To Hackensack
Acclaimed Fort Lee Burger Joint Expands To Hackensack Marty's is continuing to expand its North Jersey footprint. The burger joint announced on Instagram is opening this weekend on Main Street in Hackensack, joining its locations in Jersey City and Fort Lee. Provided by Marty's "Hackensack is already a city we love coming to and doing business in," Marty's owners tell Daily Voice.  "We are proud to join the Hackensack community as a local business. We are also very excited to get to know new local customers and provide them with delicious food." Last September, Marty's Fort Lee location was named the best cheeseburger in New Jers…
Hackensack Brewery Closing After 8 Years Hackensack Brewery Closing After 8 Years
Hackensack Brewery Closing After 8 Years It's last call at a brewery in Hackensack. The Alementary announced on Facebook it is shutting down after eight years. The taproom will remain open for the time being, they said on Facebook. A soft distribution market, a not -so-great Fourth Quarter 2023, and an agreement with a buyer that fell through were cited by the brewery for its closure. "We are proud of what we’ve done," The Alementary said. "This is not undertaken lightly. We’re proud of the space you’ve all helped us to create. We never expected to gain family, but here we are. And we’ll stand behind every drop of beer we…
Four NJ Restaurants Make Yelp's Top 100 In America Four NJ Restaurants Make Yelp's Top 100 In America
Four NJ Restaurants Make Yelp's Top 100 In America New Jersey foodies have some new places to add to their list, if they haven't dined there already. Four restaurants from the Garden State made Yelp's annual Top 100 US Restaurants 2024 list. Boomchia in Montclair ranked 21st on the list. The restaurant has a five star rating on Yelp serves up healthy bowls, offering ingredients like dark chocolate granola, blue coconut, bananas, cashew butter and gogi berries.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Alex Colonna (@thetypicalfoodie) "Best Chia Acai bowl," wrote one Yelp reviewer. "…
'Delivery First' Food Concept Wonder Opening 2 Bergen County Locations 'Delivery First' Food Concept Wonder Opening 2 Bergen County Locations
'Delivery First' Food Concept Wonder Opening 2 Bergen County Locations A new food concept is giving Bergen County residents a chance to expand their food palate.  Wonder, a delivery first restaurant, has recently opened a location in Midland Park on Saturday, Jan. 27 while a location in Cresskill is set to open on Wednesday, Jan. 31. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Wonder (@wonder) The Midland Park location features 21 different restaurants including Bobby Flay Steak, Tejas, Mainstay by March Murphy and Alanza Pizza. Patrons can order pickup or delivery from one restaurant or multiple rest…
High-End Seafood Restaurant Shutters Only NJ Location High-End Seafood Restaurant Shutters Only NJ Location
High-End Seafood Restaurant Shutters Only NJ Location Hackensack's Oceanaire Seafood Room has closed. The high-end seafood restaurant opened more than a decade ago at the Shops at Riverside, replacing McCormick & Schmick's. Oceanaire does not have any more locations in New Jersey. No word yet on what will be replacing the restaurant.
Bistro, Bocce, Bowling Hall Sets Opening Date At NJ Mall Bistro, Bocce, Bowling Hall Sets Opening Date At NJ Mall
Bistro, Bocce, Bowling Hall Sets Opening Date At NJ Mall A new venue in Paramus is hoping to combine good food and a fun night out. Pinstripes, a bistro with bowling and bocce is opening at Westfield Garden State Plaza on Friday, Feb. 16.  This is the restaurant's first location in the Garden State and 16th nationwide. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The MoCoShow (MCS) (@themocoshow) Italian-American cuisine is on the menu along with three bocce courts and 13 bowing lanes as part of the more than 30,000 square feet complex.  Food offerings include chicken and goat cheese pa…
Ford Recalling Nearly 2 Million Explorers Due To Faulty Trim-Retention Clips Ford Recalling Nearly 2 Million Explorers Due To Faulty Trim-Retention Clips
Ford Recalling Nearly 2 Million Explorers Due To Faulty Trim-Retention Clips Nearly two million popular Ford SUVs are being recalled due to the possibility a piece of trim could fly off the vehicles and create havoc for other drivers. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced this week that Ford is recalling 1,889,110 Explorer vehicles that were produced between 2011 and 2019. It impacts an estimated 5 percent of Explorers that were produced during that stretch. Documents posted this week by the NHTSA state that a detached piece of trim that covers the roof support near the windshield could potentially fall off the vehicles due to retenti…
First Portnoy, Now Gorga: Bergen County Restaurant Gets Another Boost First Portnoy, Now Gorga: Bergen County Restaurant Gets Another Boost
First Portnoy, Now Gorga: Bergen County Restaurant Gets Another Boost A restaurant in Bergen County seems to have a penchant for attracting people with platforms. Joe and Melissa Gorga, stars of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," recently dined at Grant Street Cafe in Dumont, the restaurant shared on Facebook.  Grant Street Cafe had gotten a boost in business in 2022 after Dave Portnoy, the outspoken CEO of Barstool Sports, popped in to review its pizza, giving it an 8.2.  🍕 Great Having Melissa and Joe Gorga from Real Housewives of NJ at Grants🍕 #grantstreetcafe #grantstreet #grants #njeats #realhousewivesofnewjersey Posted by Grant Street o…
Growing Bergen Bakery Has Locals Hooked On Baklava Growing Bergen Bakery Has Locals Hooked On Baklava
Growing Bergen Bakery Has Locals Hooked On Baklava For Aleria Bakery, it's all about the baklava. The popular Cliffside Park bakery and cafe, which opened in 2021, recently celebrated the grand opening of its new location in New Milford at 160 Henley Ave. on Monday, Jan. 15. The opening is a homecoming for Kehetrin Alper, a New Milford resident and one of the co-owners of the restaurant, with her business partner, Sema Gozukucuk. Aleria Bakery The idea for the second location came when the owner of Crespo Hookah Grill in New Milford tried some of her baklava. "He never had baklava," the owner said. "He said 'this is amazing. What is this…
'A Finer Diner' Opening At American Dream 'A Finer Diner' Opening At American Dream
'A Finer Diner' Opening At American Dream The state known for its diners is about to get something a little more upscale. Around the Clock, which bills itself as "A Finer Diner" will be opening at American Dream in East Rutherford on Monday, Jan. 22 at Court A Level 3.  While the restaurant will not actually be open 24/7, it will serve up food seven days a week, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday to Thursday, and 8 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. Michael Feinberg, who previously served as executive chef at R Bar in Asbury Park, is serving in the same role at the diner and oversaw the menu. Aiming to stay true to its Garden State …
Aldi Opening In Wayne Aldi Opening In Wayne
Aldi Opening In Wayne Grocery shoppers in Wayne will have another place to peruse the aisles. Aldi, a German supermarket chain, will be opening at the Plaza Square Shopping Center at 625 Hamburg Turnpike in the township, according to Regency Centers, which owns the shopping center.  The store will be 42,816 square feet, according to Regency Centers. An opening date has not been announced. Tenants at Plaza Square include a Wendy's and a T-Mobile. Aldi's has 61 locations in the Garden State, according to its website.