50,000-Plus Bottles Of Popular Brand Of Buffalo Wing Sauce Recalled 50,000-Plus Bottles Of Popular Brand Of Buffalo Wing Sauce Recalled
50,000-Plus Bottles Of Popular Brand Of Buffalo Wing Sauce Recalled A recall has been issued for a popular brand of buffalo wing sauce due to an undeclared ingredient. T.W. Garner Food Company is voluntarily recalling 50,688 12-ounce bottles of Texas Pete Buffalo Wing Sauce because some of the bottles may contain Texas Pete® Extra Mild Wing Sauce which contains soy, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product, the FDA noted The product can be identified as a 12 oz. glass bottle with…
Cotton Candy Heaven: Newswoman Finds Sweet New Calling With Asbury Park Biz Cotton Candy Heaven: Newswoman Finds Sweet New Calling With Asbury Park Biz
Cotton Candy Heaven: Newswoman Finds Sweet New Calling With Asbury Park Biz Have a hankering for cotton candy? You're in luck. Billie Rama of The Asbury Park Cotton Candy Co. is leasing a new production space exclusively for cotton candy lovers. Until now, Rama has been mobile only, operating a cotton candy table at parties, movies, and special events. Here is what Billie Rama's cotton candy table looks like when she "spins" at special events.Provided/ Billie Rama She organized this GoFundMe page to help defray the costs of setting up a permanent facility to expand and streamline her production. She started production at 909 Asbury Ave. Unit D on Thursday…
Popular NYC Pizzeria To Open Harrison Location Popular NYC Pizzeria To Open Harrison Location
Popular NYC Pizzeria To Open Harrison Location A pizzeria that first opened in New York City 90 years ago and has continued through four generations is now set to expand to a second location in Westchester.  Patsy's Pizzeria will soon open a location in Harrison at 7 Purdy St., the restaurant announced on social media on Wednesday, May 24.  A New York staple since 1933, Patsy's began in Harlem and has since expanded to 15 locations across the state, including one in New Rochelle at 2 Pelham Rd.  The pizzeria chains are known for their authentic Sicilian coal oven pizza. They are also purported to be the inventors of…
Hoboken Cafe Expands To Bergen County Hoboken Cafe Expands To Bergen County
Hoboken Cafe Expands To Bergen County Unibread, the popular bakery serving up Taiwanese treats in Hoboken, is expanding its footprint into Bergen County. The bakery is opening a third location in Fort Lee next week at 2151 Lemoine Ave. They also have a location in Queens. Unibread offers items like a cookie cream puff, a chocolate chiffon cake and a cream cheese bun, while also serving cakes, cupcakes and coffee. The menu draws inspiration from traditional Japanese baking techniques while incorporating Taiwanese flavors.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Cafe Uni…
New Eatery To Open Second CT Location In Stamford New Eatery To Open Second CT Location In Stamford
New Eatery To Open Second CT Location In Stamford A fast-casual eatery is continuing its growth in Connecticut by soon opening a second location in Fairfield County.  Bubbakoo’s Burritos, located in Stamford at 800 E Main St., will open up for business in mid-June 2023, owners Perry and Fenil Patel announced.  The location will be the second Bubbakoo’s Burritos to open in Connecticut, joining the location in Orange at 116 Boston Post Rd.  Bubbakoo’s is known for serving up classic Mexican-inspired menu items such as burritos, bowls, quesadillas, tacos, and nachos. It also serves "chiwawas," a split-fried ball…
Iconic Pizzeria Closes After 52 Years In Yonkers: 'Time For Me To Just Let Go,' Owner Says Iconic Pizzeria Closes After 52 Years In Yonkers: 'Time For Me To Just Let Go,' Owner Says
Iconic Pizzeria Closes After 52 Years In Yonkers: 'Time For Me To Just Let Go,' Owner Says A pizzeria in Westchester that became a community staple for over half a century and became the setting of countless memories has closed as its owner prepares to enjoy retirement.  Raceway Pizza, located in Yonkers at 775 Yonkers Ave., has closed, owner Luigi Petrozza announced on social media on Wednesday, May 24.  Petrozza, whose family began the restaurant in 1971, cited his retirement as the reason for the restaurant's closing.  "Working here with my mom and dad for many, many years...it's going to be sad, but it's time for me to just let go and do what I have to do now,…
Tastykake Recalling Treats Sold In MD Due To Possible Life-Threatening Allergen Tastykake Recalling Treats Sold In MD Due To Possible Life-Threatening Allergen
Tastykake Recalling Treats Sold In MD Due To Possible Life-Threatening Allergen Shoppers with a sweet tooth are being cautioned to check their pantries after a popular Tastykake product sold in the region is being recalled due to undeclared allergens that could lead to a deadly reaction. Flower Foods announced a voluntary recall of “Tastykake Chocolate Kandy Cakes” due to the possible presence of peanuts in some products, which could cause a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The products being recalled were distributed on Thursday, May 11 to retailers in: Pennsylvania; Delaware; Maryland; New Jersey; V…
Time To Pump Iron: New LA Fitness Opens In New Rochelle Time To Pump Iron: New LA Fitness Opens In New Rochelle
Time To Pump Iron: New LA Fitness Opens In New Rochelle Those hoping to get into shape in time for summer may want to check out an all-new gym that just opened in Westchester.  LA Fitness, located in New Rochelle at 75 Nardozzi Pl., is now open to members looking to improve their health, Simone Development Companies and G&S Investors announced on Monday, May 8.  The more than 36,000-square-foot gym, located near both Interstate 95 and the Hutchinson River Parkway, features amenities like a 25-yard three-lane lap pool, a whirlpool spa, locker rooms with both showers and saunas, a group exercise studio, and even an indoor c…
New Jefferson Valley Eatery Cited For Unique Atmosphere, Appetizing Options New Jefferson Valley Eatery Cited For Unique Atmosphere, Appetizing Options
New Jefferson Valley Eatery Cited For Unique Atmosphere, Appetizing Options A brand-new eatery in Northern Westchester is quickly making a splash. The new coffee spot boasts its own roastery, live music, and "a unique experience that goes beyond your typical cafe." Common Grounds Cafe Lounge, located in Jefferson Valley at 3677 Hill Boulevard, may have only opened its doors at the end of March 2023 but has already made a name for itself by providing guests with a cozy and unique atmosphere alongside its handcrafted beverages. The eatery, which features large windows and plenty of greenery, mixes an industrial style with modern touches, from handpainted murals to a…
Van Leeuwen Recalls 4,000 Ice Cream Pints Due To Undeclared Ingredient Van Leeuwen Recalls 4,000 Ice Cream Pints Due To Undeclared Ingredient
Van Leeuwen Recalls 4,000 Ice Cream Pints Due To Undeclared Ingredient More than 4,000 pints of ice cream are being recalled by a New York-based manufacturer due to an undeclared ingredient. Van Leeuwen Ice Cream of Brooklyn says frozen 14-ounce pints of its French Ice Cream product "Brown Sugar Chunk” may contain an undeclared allergen, walnuts.  "People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products," according to the FDA. The recalled products are distributed nationally in retail stores.  The product comes in a reddish-brown package with black le…
Popular Eatery To Close After 18 Years In Greenwich: 'Grateful For Memories' Popular Eatery To Close After 18 Years In Greenwich: 'Grateful For Memories'
Popular Eatery To Close After 18 Years In Greenwich: 'Grateful For Memories' A beloved Fairfield County eatery that has been the setting of countless memories for nearly two decades is set to permanently close.  MacDuff’s Public House, located in Greenwich at 99 Railroad Ave., will close on Saturday, June 24 after 18 years in business, according to owner Scott Sievwright.  In an announcement posted on social media, Sievwright said that the restaurant was unable to renew its lease as the building that houses it goes up for sale.  "As the owner of this establishment, it is the hardest decision I have had to make, but unfortunate circumst…
Longtime Fair Lawn Diner Owner Retiring Longtime Fair Lawn Diner Owner Retiring
Longtime Fair Lawn Diner Owner Retiring The owner of the Empress Diner, a Fair Lawn institution since 1965, is bidding adieu. John Melissas announced he is moving on from the diner in a post on Facebook on Tuesday, May 23. "I spent my whole life here and met so many wonderful people," Melissas said. "I will still be local and looking to start my next adventure. Please remember that I love all of you. Thank you for everything." To ALL MY FRIENDS & FAMILY of the Empress Diner It is now time for me to move on. I spent my whole life here and met... Posted by John Melissas on Monday, May 22, 2023 Melissas' retirement …
Beloved Croton-On-Hudson Eatery To Close Beloved Croton-On-Hudson Eatery To Close
Beloved Croton-On-Hudson Eatery To Close A beloved local eatery in Northern Westchester known for offering retro arcade games, a soda fountain, and plenty of tea is set to soon close.  Croton Corners & Hudson Tea Co., located in Croton-on-Hudson at 124 Grand St., will close at the end of June 2023, according to owner Tessa Tokke.  Tokke did not give a reason for the closing but said that she would miss the cafe's regular visitors. "I'll miss chatting with customers the most," she said on social media, adding, "Come for tea one last time!"  The eatery, which serves unique flavors of soda, delicious authentic En…