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COVID-19′s impact: Requiem for these Staten Island restaurants

THE CLOSED. THE SURVIVORS: This is the final story in a five-week series examining the impact of the pandemic on Staten Island’s restaurant industry. Part 1: For these 30+ Staten Island restaurants, bars, it will never be the same. | Part 2: COVID killed her Baskin-Robbins shop, Staten Island’s oldest; here’s how Susie reclaimed happiness. | Part 3: Staff shortage, illness take toll: One of Staten Island’s few sources of Chinese food during pandemic shuts down | Part 4: Owner of beloved restaurant shuttered during pandemic is ‘dreaming of the future’; will there be a new Trattoria Romana?
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Jersey City,

New Seafood Restaurant Opening in Jersey City

Seafood lovers will be thrilled to know that Jersey City is will be home to a new but well-known crab spot, Crab Du Jour. The restaurant will be located at 125 18th Street inside the Newport Plaza in between Papa John’s and Popeyes. If the name sounds familiar, it might be because the cajun seafood restaurant has locations in popular cities in and around the area including Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens, North Bergen, and Springfield – to name a few. Read on to learn more about Crab Du Jour’s new outpost in Jersey City.
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Burger Restaurant Launching Imminently in Downtown Tenafly

Mel’s Butcher Box, which began as a food truck last year, will open it’s doors to the public on Wednesday, July 28th in downtown Tenafly. The brainchild of Mel Landano — who worked as project director for Pat LaFrieda — she’s serving a menu of burgers, sandwiches (cheesestesk, crispy chicken), specialties (prime rib, steak frites, hot dogs), salads, sides and more to the former home of now shuttered Da Antonio.

Playa Bowls in Nanuet To Host Grand Opening This Weekend

Playa Bowls, the chain of fruit bowl shops that originated at the Jersey Shore, has announced they will open in Nanuet this weekend. The storefront will be at The Shops at Nanuet shopping center, which represents their first Rockland County location. Playa’s menu (View Menu) features a selection of bowls...
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These Warheads Sour Spiked Drinks Pack Just as Much of a Punch as the Actual Candy

If Willy Wonka had a brewery, he would probably make beer that tasted like Fruity Pebbles if he was feeling sweet, or maybe a pineapple lemonade ale for those who love a bit of tang. But in the case of Warheads Extreme Sour Ales and Hard Seltzers, it's literally as if Wonka himself decided to liquify and spike the sour candy. While we can't credit the fictional candy maker, we can give thanks to New York-based brewery Artisanal Brew Works and Impact Confections (the candy company behind Warheads) for making this incredibly sour drink a reality.
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New York’s Most Exclusive New Social Club Is Serious About Food

“I’m a New York guy doing a New York version of a London social club,” hospitality impresario Scott Sartiano says of Zero Bond, the private members’ club he opened in downtown New York’s NoHo neighborhood last fall. “I don’t want to just sound like a New Yorker and say it’s the best city on the planet, but it’s definitely the coolest. I don’t think there’s anywhere else you can get the diversity you get in New York City.”

Save The Date: New Acai Fruit Bowl Shop To Open In Nanuet

A new acai fruit bowl shop will soon open its doors in Rockland County. Playa Bowls will host a grand opening for its new location in Nanuet on Saturday, July 31. The new shop will be located at 8133 Fashion Drive. Representatives said the grand opening will begin at 11 a.m., and the first 50 customers will receive free t-shirts and bowls.
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Who Makes The Best Coffee Cake on Long Island?

Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York. There’s no shortage of places to score a good coffee cake, but what local restaurant makes it best?. Long Islanders voted Lindenhurst Diner the Best Coffee Cake on Long Island in the 2021...

Upcoming Aloha Crab in Bergenfield Will Serve Alcohol

Aloha Krab, the Cajun seafood boil coming to Bergen County a storefront in Bergenfield, will offer alcohol as part of it’s offerings. Their food menu (View Menu) includes Cajun seafood boil — served in a bag with choice of seafood, seasoning and spice level) — with items like clams, crawfish, mussels, shrimp, snow crab legs, lobster and more. In addition, they carry traditional appetizers, wings, fried rice and po’ boys.
West New York,

New Italian Restaurant Planned for Riverwalk in West New York

A new Italian restaurant is slated to open at The Riverwalk at Port Imperial in West New York. A company named Barbieri WNY, LLC applied for a liquor license in order to open Gioia Modern Italian Kitchen and Bar at 40-1 Riverwalk Place in the Hudson County town, according to a public notice.
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New York City restaurant unveils $200 french fries

(Reuters) — Jerome Powell, this story's for you. The Federal Reserve chair, always on the lookout for signs of inflation, might want to drop by Manhattan's Upper East Side, where a $200 plate of french fries stretches the definition of haute cuisine. The restaurant Serendipity 3 already claims world records...

A Snacker’s Guide to Flushing

New York City has many Chinatowns; how many is a matter for dispute. While the oldest and most famous is in Manhattan, southern Brooklyn now boasts two such neighborhoods – or maybe three, depending on who’s counting. Without a doubt, however, the city’s largest and fastest-changing Chinatown surrounds the eastern terminus of the 7 train in Flushing, Queens.
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IHOP permanently closes restaurant in Boonton

IHOP, the popular American breakfast food chain, has closed one of its New Jersey restaurants. The IHOP at 304 Wootton St. in Boonton shuttered this past weekend, according to the Morristown Daily Record. The restaurant — part of the Boonton Plaza shopping center — has been removed from IHOP’s website.
New York City,

Vegan Events Happening This Summer, Fall, and Winter in NYC

Celebrate all things vegan at these festivals and pop-up events taking place across NYC and the tri-state area!. We are pleased to announce that as restrictions begin to lift throughout NYC, vegan events are also making a comeback. Plan a self-care weekend by stopping by a pop-up shop for sustainable products and delicious vegan eats, or gather a group of friends to attend a festival complete with live music, plant-based food, games, and more! Here are eight vegan events happening this summer, fall, and winter in NYC and the Tri-State area.