Ice Cream by Mike Has Vegan Offerings

Ice Cream by Mike, located in Ridgewood, has expanded its range of flavors to include vegan offerings. The high-quality vegan flavors are made with a creamy coconut milk base, which makes them completely free of animal products. There are four vegan options available: vanilla, chocolate, strawberry and blueberry. The shop opened in Hackensack in 2014 before moving to Ridgewood in 2018. Its premium ingredients, classic flavors and rich taste give it county-wide recognition. Other traditional ice cream flavors are made with farm-fresh eggs, cream and Tahitian vanilla beans. Ice Cream by Mike opens at 1 p.m. Monday through Friday and 12:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Aunt Deli’s Cafe Comes to Allendale

A new family-owned deli and café opened this summer on West Allendale Avenue. The menu features classic breakfast foods including omelets, specialty toasts, bagels and pancakes. The lunch menu offers a large variety of soups, salads and Italian specialties like steak pizzaiola and eggplant Parmesan. Online pickup/delivery and sit-down service are available. For a fresh homestyle meal with a hint of Italian cuisine and classic neighborhood nostalgia, head to Aunt Deli’s. Open 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Cory Gorczycki Receives President’s Council Award

Cory Gorczycki, founder of the Franklin Lakes-based nonprofit Ski4All, was selected for the 2019 President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Community Leadership Award, given to recipients who demonstrated excellence in bringing individuals and communities together in the name of sports, physical activity, fitness or nutrition. Ski4All provides free ski lessons for foster children and disadvantaged youths. Cory has fundraised more than $10,000 to benefit Ski4All and organizes ski days in New Jersey, New York and Massachusetts every winter. Ski4All has opportunities for sponsorship and volunteering and is accepting donations.

Award-Winning PrimoHoagies Opens in Mahwah

A restaurant with a slice of Philadelphia flair opened its first North Jersey location this summer in Mahwah. PrimoHoagies, a specialty sandwich chain, offers sandwiches, called “hoagies” in Philly and South Jersey, with gourmet meats, cheeses, vegetables and other toppings. PrimoHoagies has been awarded more than 70 food awards including “Best of South Jersey” almost every year since 2002. From the classic Italian to the “Abruzzi” (roasted pork and provolone topped with broccoli rabe), head to Mahwah to try the award-winning taste yourself. Open every day at 10 a.m.