Food & Hospitality

Founded in 2012, honeygrow offers a variety customizable stir-fry, salads and more. Shown is the Cobb salad.
Sep 5, 2023

honeygrow plans to open 1st Ocean County location (slideshow)

The fast-casual chain is bringing its sixth N.J. eatery – offering made-to-order stir-fry, salads and honey-based desserts – to Toms River.

Lobster boil
Sep 1, 2023

One of Bergen’s biggest food fests sets return to Westfield Garden State Plaza

Dozens of the best restaurants in one of the most culturally diverse parts of New Jersey will be on display during the 5th annual Bergen County Food & Wine Festival.

Wonder Group celebrated the opening of its Westfield location June 1.
Sep 1, 2023

Wonder plans 2 Bergen County brick-and-mortar restaurants

Entrepreneur Marc Lore's "fast fine" concept features food from a collection of acclaimed chefs and eateries, including Bobby Flay Steak, Di Fara Pizza, Taqueria del Dia and others.

Founded in 2013, Capital Tacos is known for its tacos, burritos, quesadillas, bowls and salads.
Sep 1, 2023

Capital Tacos to make Northeast debut in NJ

Franchisees Parth and Yash Patel are looking for space in Middlesex County to host the corner taco shop turned Tex-Mex franchise's debut.

Campbell Soup Co.’s Chunky soup brand is partnering with Camden native and Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Haason Reddick to serve as the national spokesperson for Chunky Sacks Hunger.
Aug 31, 2023

Campbell’s Chunky soup, NFL stars team to tackle food insecurity

After last year's successful launch resulted in the donation of 1 million meals to Feeding America, the Camden company is doubling its goal for the 2023 football season.

Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson is adding an authentic African lodging experience at a new resort & spa set within the 350-acre Six Flags Wild Safari Park that offers luxurious “glamping” accommodations, scenic vistas, spa services and VIP dining.
Aug 31, 2023

Six Flags to add glamping, new rollercoaster for 50th anniversary in Jackson

Representing the largest investment Great Adventure has seen in nearly two decades, the upgrades will also include updates to some of its classic rides.

85°C Bakery Cafe – named for the perfect temperature to brew espresso coffee – is known for its handcrafted drinks, freshly baked pastries and breads.
Aug 30, 2023

85°C Bakery Cafe launches 1st East Coast location in NJ

The popular Taiwanese chain picked the Garden State for its regional debut, signing a lease for 2,700 square feet of space in South Jersey.

Wakefern Food Corp.'s Own Brands Supplier Diversity Summit is an opportunity for diverse private label manufacturers to present new and trending products for potential inclusion in Wakefern’s Bowl & Basket and Wholesome Pantry portfolios. - WAKEFERN
Aug 30, 2023

Wakefern announces winners of supplier diversity summit

The products will appear on store shelves under the Bowl & Basket and Wholesome Pantry lines in 2024 at the co-op’s banners, including ShopRite, Price Rite Marketplace and The Fresh Grocer.

Through Wawa's annual “Cheers to Classrooms” campaign, school faculty can score a free, any-size hot coffee from Sept. 1 to 30.
Aug 30, 2023

Wawa celebrates back to school with free coffee for teachers in September (updated)

Throughout the month, the "Cheers to Classrooms" campaign offers faculty and administrators the opportunity to fuel up all day, every day at of any its stores in New Jersey.

Wawa's store at 1340 Blackwood Clementon Road in Clementon will open Aug. 31, 2023. - WAWA
Aug 29, 2023

Wawa set to launch newest store in Camden County

The location will feature a team of 60 associates – all of which are new, local positions.

Gregory’s Restaurant & Bar in Somers Point has held the “Taco Tuesday” trademark for more than 40 years. - GREGORY'S
Aug 28, 2023

Battle for Taco Tuesday in NJ shows no signs of cooling off

A Garden State restaurant fighting to keep its trademark rights to the phrase amid a challenge from Taco Bell is daring the fast-food chain to come try its popular dish.

Medieval Times
Aug 28, 2023

Medieval Times accused of union-busting in Lyndhurst

The National Labor Relations Board claims the actors who play knights, royals and squires, as well as workers employed as stable hands, have contended with several unfair labor practices since voting to organize in 2022.