Monday, November 5, 2012
Long Branch restaurant will be handing out candy at 3 p.m.
West Long Branch resident Traci Foggia is doing her best to bring Halloween trick-or-treating back to local children. Foggia is the owner of Salad Shack at 138 Myrtle Ave., Long Branch, and said her restaurant staff will be handing out candy to children from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. Gov. Chris Christie officially postponed Halloween from Oct. 31 to today, Nov. 5, but several local police departments are discouraging residents from going door to door for trick-or-treating. Foggia said she wanted to give local children a chance to experience some form of trick-or-treating this week. "It will be nice to see their smiles after all this tragedy," Foggia said. "It's not the same, but they still want to put on their costumes and get candy." …
Monday, August 20, 2012
Fundraiser scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 25
Salad Shack, a Long Branch restaurant that serves salad, soups and sandwiches, is hosting a fundraiser for Autism Speaks. The restaurant will be donating 15 percent of its proceeds to a team participating in the Autism Speaks 5K Walk/Run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25. Sweet JAW is a team formed by the parents of two West Long Branch children who have autism. Members of the team will participate in the Autism Speaks 5K Walk/Run on Sept. 29 on the boardwalk in Long Branch. Last year, Sweet JAW raised about $10,000 for Autism Speaks. For more information about the run/walk, or to participate or donate, click here.
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Salad Shack is donating a potion of sales Monday to the 8th grade class of Maple Place School.
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Sunday, February 26, 2012
The Maple Place 8th graders are giving folks a good reason to eat out on Monday. Salad Shack in Long Branch is donating 15 percent of all sales on Monday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., to the Oceanport school's 8th grade class. Download the flier to the right of this article and present it to your cashier. Salad Shack is at 138 Myrtle Ave. and offers customers the convenience of delivery, take out or dine in and Monday features Mexican fare.
Monday, July 25, 2011
Long Branch restaurant opened in May and offers fresh soup, salads, wraps and smoothies
West Long Branch resident Traci Foggia has taken her love of healthy-eating and nutrition and transformed it into a business that has taken the area by storm. Foggia is the co-owner of Salad Shack, located at 138 Myrtle Ave., Long Branch, along with her husband Stephen Foggia. They opened their restaurant on May 27 and began spreading their slogan "Big on taste, less on the waist," around the community. Traci said the opening of Salad Shack represents a new opportunity for area residents. "I've always been into nutrition and eating correctly," she said. "I've been a resident here so long, and there has never been a place where you could get a fast food healthy meal." "There was really no place around here where you could get an awesome …