Friday, July 10, 2020

Pandemic drives home the value of local, natural, sustainable farms

Local farms have made strong connections stronger among their customers as the coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated the fragility of our food supply chain

Old Hights Brewing opens in Hightstown

Hightstown became the latest small New Jersey town to welcome a craft brewery when Old Hights Brewing Company opened its online store for business this afternoon

Ready to dine outdoors? Princeton has an abundance of tasty options

Outdoor dining spots in Princeton sprout like dandelions in the spring. Some are official, others are created at little places where food and seating come together.
Mama Rosa's outdoor dining

Hamilton restaurants to open for outdoor dining June 15

Local establishments have been approved by the township to safely reopen for outdoor dining, as state regulations due to COVID-19 start to change.
More Than Q

More Than Q hoping for late June opening in West Windsor

Award-winning Lambertville BBQ restaurant has seen its Princeton-area location opening delayed months by permit issues and the pandemic

Life is sweet at the Candy Jar by 1892 Chocolates

After opening in January, the Bordentown candy store now offers delivery and curbside pickup.

Pennington Farmers Market to open 12th season on June 6

Social distancing protocols will be observed, but the market will start up at Rosedale Mills next Saturday as per usual

Rat’s Restaurant finds new role as provider for the food insecure

Closed by the Covid-19 Pandemic, Rat's Restaurant at Grounds For Sculpture in Hamilton is now providing up to 6,500 meals a day for people in need through the Preferred Meals program

Covid-19-era challenge for restaurants goes beyond attracting customers

As Sam Zheng of Taco Rito notes, restaurants are also dealing with food availability woes, price spikes, delivery service charges and the challenge of keeping staff healthy, happy — and employed

Restaurants find ways to adapt in the pandemic era

"We took a deep breath and sat down and said, 'OK, how do we do this? How do we evolve?"