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Fillo Factory buys gluten-free puff pastry maker GeeFree Foods

A pair of New Jersey food companies are joining forces as the Fillo Factory Inc., a maker of appetizers, snacks and frozen foods that got its start in the phyllo dough sector, has acquired...

Why N.J.’s big program for restaurants/bars may not be (anywhere close to) big enough

Marilou Halvorsen repeatedly said the words “grateful” and “appreciative.” As head of the New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association, she was thrilled to hear Gov. Phil Murphy is directing $35 million toward her industry —...

National Restaurant Association to governors: There’s no data that says we’re the problem

Few industries have been impacted as much by the COVID-19 pandemic as restaurants have. Its national association wants to make one thing clear: Restaurants are not the problem. They shouldn’t be used as scapegoats....

Dumpling restaurant opening 2nd location, in North Brunswick

A dumpling restaurant is opening its second location at a North Brunswick shopping center, according to real estate company Levin Management Corp. Wu’s Shanghai Dumpling House signed a long-term lease for 3,400 square feet at...

Murphy veto of bill expanding options for bars/restaurants is unnecessary blow to small business

Eric Orlando, the executive director of the Brewers Guild of New Jersey, wanted to be diplomatic. He heaped plenty of praise on Gov. Phil Murphy and his administration on actions they have taken regarding...

Goya’s Unanue, speaking at CPAC, repeats false claims about election fraud

Embattled Goya Foods CEO Bob Unanue — censured and supposedly silenced by his board in January for unsubstantiated and false claims about election fraud — repeated many of those claims Sunday night while speaking...

N.J. lifts 10 p.m. curfew on restaurants/bars, increases indoor capacity to 35%

Bars and restaurants will be able to stay open later than 10 p.m. — just in time for Super Bowl Sunday. And they will be able to have a few more customers, too. Gov. Phil...

Hoots Wings planned four N.J. locations as part of East Coast franchise push

Hoots Wings, a fast casual wing concept from the parent of Hooters, has signed a deal for six franchise units on the East Coast, including four in New Jersey, it announced Tuesday. The unit of...

Latest EDA grant program will award $2M to buy meals from struggling restaurants

In a program that can help the hard-hit restaurant industry as well those needing food assistance, the state’s Economic Development Authority announced Friday the Sustain and Serve NJ Program, a $2 million grant program...

Bobby Flay Steak in Borgata to close June 30, be replaced by ‘contemporary’ restaurant

Bobby Flay Steak, the celebrity steakhouse located inside of the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, will close June 30. The Borgata and Bold Food, Flay’s hospitality group, said it was a mutual...

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Woodmont Industrial sells 101,425 sq. ft. distribution center in Woodbridge

Woodmont Industrial Partners announced the sale of a 101,425-square-foot Class A distribution center in the Hopelawn section of Woodbridge on Friday. The property, 85 New...

Mask mandate for schools this fall? Assembly Education chair hints at need

Assembly Education Committee Chairwoman Pam Lampitt did not directly say masks should be mandated when students and educators return to school this fall —...

10 microlenders (CDFIs and MDIs) each get $200K grant from EDA

Ten lenders will receive grants of $200,000 through the Micro Lender Support Grant Program sponsored by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, the EDA...

Hoboken to distribute nearly $2M in grants to 12 nonprofits

Hoboken will distribute approximately $2 million to local nonprofits and public agencies to help them provide vital services for low- and moderate-income residents and...

Pop-up store at American Dream giving autistic students real-time, real-world experience

Students on the autism spectrum in New Jersey receive perhaps the best instruction in the country for ASD kids. Transitioning to the work world...