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Cooking with CBD because consumers want it

March 13th, 2020 by

The ‘super hot’ hemp derivative finds a place in everything from dark chocolate to corn dogs Fern Glazer | Mar 11, 2020 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration may have made it clear late last year that the use of cannabidiol, or CBD, is not allowed as a food additive, but the news hasn’t stopped chefs from mixing, whisking or drizzling the non-psychotropic derivative of the cannabis plant into food and beverages. In 2018, the… View Article

Rachael Predicts This 21-Year-Old Will Have Her Own Cooking Show One Day

February 25th, 2020 by

Rachael Predicts This 21-Year-Old Will Have Her Own Cooking Show One Day 21-year-old Brianna Peguero, from Hoboken, NJ, says that at just six years old, her favorite show was Rach’s “30 Minute Meals” on Food Network. “I felt like I had a connection with her and I loved how personable and genuine she was,” Brianna says. “I loved it so much that I used to come home from elementary school and play in my Fisher-Price… View Article

NJ Chefs to Take the Challenge at Girl Scout Cookie Cook-Off

February 25th, 2020 by

Can’t get enough Girl Scout Cookies? Then head to the third annual Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey Great Cookie Cook-off next month in Scotch Plains, where New Jersey chefs will compete to see who can best incorporate the perennial treats into dishes both sweet and savory. The fundraiser will be held at Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains on Thursday, March 12. Jackie Lieberman, publisher of NJ Flavor, will be one of the judges…. View Article

Shaka Bowl Founders Share Their Journey to Hoboken

February 14th, 2020 by

This episode we sit down with the owners of Shaka Bowl, Kiersten and Krista Gormeley, who delve into the inspiration behind their healthy lifestyle brand in Hoboken as well as the cancer diagnosis that rocked their world. They share the highs and lows of working in the food business, talk about what it’s like to have competition in the area, how they’ve evolved in running their business, and of course share their top picks and… View Article
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16 Vegan Dishes That Are Way More Exciting Than Salad

October 11th, 2019 by

Jackfruit Tiki Tacos At Shaka Bowl, based in Hoboken, New Jersey, this is house made BBQ pulled jackfruit, put on gluten free warm tacos, shredded purple cabbage, pineapple, house made pickled onions and spicy Shaka sauce. “Jackfruit is the largest tree-borne fruit, naturally sweet, at Shaka we boil the unripe jackfruit and cook it down for numerous hours in a house made bbq sauce, then it is pulled until it resembles a vegetarians version of… View Article

Neighborhood Hot Spot: Hawaii Hits Hoboken

February 28th, 2019 by

By NBC New York Live   This week of Neighborhood Hot Spots with our friends at Optimum by Altice gets a tropical twist! Ashley Bellman meets up with the sister duo that created Shaka Bowl, a cafe that offers Hawaiian-inspired items in Hoboken. (Published 3 hours ago | Credit: New York Live) Click here to see full article and video


February 1st, 2019 by

By Zagat The “aloha” spirit lives at this counter-serve Hawaiian cafe in Hoboken, offering a menu of build-your-own organic acai, pitaya and poke bowls alongside smoothies and frozen yogurt. The petite space is bright and rustic with a few communal tables. Read the full review
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These sisters went to Hawaii with $90 and came back with a million-dollar business idea

January 30th, 2019 by

Article by Moneyish Shaka Bowl, an acai and poke shop in New Jersey, was conceived by two broke millennials A trip to Hawaii on a shoestring budget inspired this delicious million-dollar business. When sisters Kiersten Gormeley, 26, and Krista Gormeley, 24, took a trip to the Big Island during college in 2014, they had just $90 between the two of them to live on for a month in the small town of Hilo.
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Jersey Food and Fun: Shaka Bowl in Hoboken

January 30th, 2019 by

News 12 New Jersey Jersey Food and Fun: Shaka Bowl in Hoboken Click to view full article