Happy New Year Everyone!
Monday, September 2, 2013 • 9:12am
It’s all happening this week in Westfield. In recognition of School opening, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, plus Patriots Day 9-11 on September 11th,
Limani Seafood Grill in Westfield will be closed from September 2nd to September 5th. But the restaurant will open Friday, September 6th through September 8th.
Limani Seafood Grill will also be closed September 9th through September 12th. It will open for the weekend of Friday September 13th, Saturday September 14th, and Sunday September 15th.
According to proprietor George Vastardis, the restaurant will resume normal hours on Tuesday, September 17th.
Limani Seafood Grill is located at 235 North Avenue, Westfield.
As an extra treat, Proprietor George Vastardis says, “Purchase your fresh fish from our very own fresh fish market. We’ll prepare your selections to suit your taste, and even deliver your delicious seafood dinner to your doorstep. Pickup the phone. Place your order, and remember any order for over 100 dollars will be delivered to your doorstep before 6 p.m. that same evening.
Call for reservations and information: (908) 233-0052
Preparing for the Jewish Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
Shop John’s Meat Market in Scotch Plains for your Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur offerings.
“The orders are piling up,” said Proprietor John Lasavio. “The staff at John’s Meat Market is ready to specially prepare all of your favorite cuts of beef and poultry for the Holiday Season.
Enjoy the experience. Stop-in to see all of the good things they have to offer. From your favorite cuts of beef, including fresh cut brisket, to their special brand of poultry from Pennsylvania, to crown roasts of beef, filet mignons, freshly prepared chicken for fresh chicken soup and broiled or grilled chicken, to jars of delicious split pea soup, you’ll find it all at John’s Meat Market.
As an extra treat, take home a selection of chicken livers, and try this simple recipe. Sauté’ with onions until golden brown. Pop them into a grinder, or chop finely. Add a tablespoon or two of chicken fat or Mayonnaise and blend well to taste. Serve on Rye bread cut into quarters, or your favorite crackers. Your family and guests will enjoy this very special treat.
The staff at John’s Meat Market will do all they can to customize your order. John’s Meat Market is located at 389 Park Ave., Scotch Plains. Call: 908.322.7126.
Bovella’s Italian Pastry Shop for your Kosher for Passover Holiday Baked Goods
See Proprietor Ralph Bencivenga and his staff for freshly baked High Holiday treats. From Round Raisin Challahs, to Honey and Sponge Cake, Chocolate Bobka, Cinnamon Raisin Bobka, Bowties, Rugalach , 7 Layer Cake, French Nut Loaf, and or Marble Chiffon Cake.
Please remember that Baker Ralph and his staff prepare the essence of perfect celebration cakes.
At the Brody home, we just lit the candles on a magnificent Bovellas rich dark, chocolate cake, chock full of slabs of dark chocolate, enriched with chunks of chocolate, boasting a rich mocha icing. The taste was beyond delicious!
Stop in and chat with Ralph about your next celebration dessert. You’ll be thrilled with all of the suggestions he has to offer.
Bovella's Italian Pastry Shop. Located at 101 E. Broad Street in Westfield. While there, take time to order a cup of their specially prepared coffee, or a cup of their delicious gelato. Add a cookie, or eclair and Enjoy! You’ll be glad that you did! Call: 908.322.4200
Freeman’s Fish Market in Maplewood for all of Your Holiday Needs
A Maplewood mainstay, stop in and enjoy the splendid display of fresh fish and seafood available at Freeman’s Fish Market in Maplewood. Select and special order their delicious gefilte fish for the Holidays. As an extra special treat, serve guests their own grilled or poached salmon, herring in wine or cream sauce with onions, or their delicious whole white fish.
The staff at Freeman’s Fish Market takes pride in offering many varieties of fresh fish and seafood. You are welcome to call in your holiday order. Don’t forget to include several jars of their homemade red or white horseradish.
Freeman’s Fish Market, 155 Maplewood Ave., Maplewood. Call: 973.763.9363.
Swisse Pastry Shop in Scotch Plains for Delicious Holiday Treats
For the holidays, and every other day, treat family and friends to all of the delicious confections featured at The Swisse Pastry Shop in Scotch Plains. Famous for their outstanding Rugalach, choose from raisin-nut, apricot, chocolate, or plain. A favorite dessert for any and all occasions, Baker John’s Rugalach pairs well with any and every meal. A special note: Baker John’s rugalach freezes well.
Please don’t leave without selecting a honey cake, sponge cake, or one of Baker John’s most delicious fruit pies. Above all, treat guests to his outstanding challahs filled with large, plump raisins. The Swisse Pastry Shoppe is located at 1711 East Second Street, Scotch Plains. Call: 908.322.4751.
Consider Deli King of Linden for your Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur catering needs.
For Rosh Hashanah, you may want to select their Holiday Dinner which is priced at: $28.95 Per Person, Minimum order 10 People.
Chopped Liver or Gefilte Fish
Mushroom Barley or Matzoh Ball
Entrees ~ Choice of One
Roast Turkey with Stuffing and Gravy
Sliced Fresh Braised Brisket of Beef
$2.00 extra per person
Roasted Spring Chicken
Side Dishes ~ Choice of Two
Toasted Egg Barley with Mushrooms
Included Pickles & Challah; Items may be ordered separately
Fresh Fruit, Veggie & Dip Platters, Chopped Liver Molds and Candy Trays
Free delivery on any holiday order.
Deli King of Linden, 628 W St. Georges Ave Linden; Call:908.925.3909
Free delivery of any holiday order
Downtown Westfield Restaurant Week
According to Sherry Cronin Executive Director of The Downtown Westfield Corporation, “We’re gearing up for Restaurant Week. It will begin on begin Sunday, September 29th and end on Thursday, October 10th. Make plans to enjoy lunch and dinner at each of your favorite Westfield restaurants. Take advantage of the offer. Book several reservations throughout the “Special” week!
(Two weeks excluding Friday and Saturday)
Two-course Lunch $10
Two-course Dinner $20,
or Three-course Dinner $30
Tax, gratuity and beverages not included.
A MESSAGE FROM MILLICENT
Enjoy the High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
To those that have suggested their favorite places to Dine, a very special Thank-You!
Your opinions are always graciously received. Do let me know if you’ve discovered a really great place to enjoy a cup of coffee, a really fabulous diner, or a lovely new bakery.
I’m also searching for local “Farm” stores where you are able to discover a gorgeous selection of fresh fruits and vegetables.
We are here for YOU!
Happy New Year!
MKB: September 2nd, 2013
Millicent K. Brody is an award-winning writer and photographer and a resident of Westfield, New Jersey. Contact her at Mkbrody@aol.com
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