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Westfield’s Newest French Restaurant, Amuse, Opens its Doors
January 13, 2014
WESTFIELD, NJ — Amuse, a French brasserie by Chef C.J. Reycraft, Jr., in the heart of Downtown Westfield, opens Tuesday night to...
NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Paolo's Kitchen, at 162 South St., New Providence, offers a large assortment of Italian dinners to go. ...
Wine Tasting at Oak Tree Discounts Wine & Spirits
January 2, 2014
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Oak Tree Discounts Wine & Spirits located at 902 Oak Tree Ave. in South Plainfield will be having an "...
Westfield Restaurants Join the Fresh Juice Trend
December 31, 2013
WESTFIELD, NJ — Fresh juice is officially a trend at Westfield restaurants. It started last year when frozen yogurt and coffee s...
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Since Giovanni's opened last spring, the bistro has quickly become a celebrated fine dining destinati...
Fairfield’s Newest Restaurant, Nikko Hibachi Steakhouse, Celebrates with Ribbon Cutting
December 23, 2013
FAIRFIELD, NJ - Nikko Hibachi Steakhouse and Lounge, a new establishment located in Fairfield, officially opened on Dec. ...
Westfield Wine & Liquor Celebrates Grand Re-Opening
December 22, 2013
WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield Wine & Liquor celebrated its grand re-opening this weekend under new owner Sammy Patel. The shop i...
Westfield’s New Deli-Café, Michele’s on Prospect, Finds its Groove
December 16, 2013
WESTFIELD, NJ — Located down the block from Franklin Elementary School at 760 Prospect Street, Michele’s on Prospect has q...
UNICO's Annual Pig Roast Well Attended
December 15, 2013
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Plainfield’s’ UNICO held its annual Pig Roast at the Italian American Hall in Scotch Plains, last Frid...
New Bakery, Karen's Cookies, Opens in Berkeley Heights
December 12, 2013
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A new bakery is in town. Owner Karen Campos of Karen’s Cookies on Springfield Avenue said the respons...
Westfield Chef C.J. Reycraft, Jr. to Open French Restaurant Downtown
December 8, 2013
WESTFIELD, NJ — C.J. Reycraft, Jr., who has served as chef de cuisine at Chez Catherine in Westfield for just over six years, wi...
Maggie Cooks Holds Grand Opening in Westfield
December 7, 2013
WESTFIELD, NJ — Maggie Cooks celebrated its grand opening at 116 Sussex St. on Dec. 7. Partners Margaret Hodges and Jane Schoenf...
Grädde Swedish Restaurant Opens in Westfield
December 1, 2013
WESTFIELD, NJ — Grädde, an upscale Swedish restaurant in the space formerly occupied by Gabi’s Sushi & Noodles do...
Goodman's Deli Makes the 'Best Of' Deli Review List
November 26, 2013
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - "Goodman's Deli in NJ is outstanding," stated Gary Cahn, who recently went on his fourth annual t...
Westfield Students Raise $1,380 to Buy Coffee for Troops
November 25, 2013
WESTFIELD, NJ — When was the last time you gave thanks for a good cup of coffee? Last year, when Westfield High School alum Dani...
Safety Tips for Holiday Cooking
November 22, 2013
The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County offers the following food safety tips for holiday cooking: Thaw frozen turkeys i...
Berkeley Heights Police Officers to Participate in Tri-County Riders Wine Tasting, Friday, Dec. 6
November 18, 2013
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Tri-County Riders are hosting a Wine Tasting on Friday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. to benefit the Police Unity Tour.&...
The Alternative Press of Westfield’s Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide
November 17, 2013
WESTFIELD, NJ — Shop local this holiday season and find the perfect present for everyone on your list with our holiday gift guid...
Westfield Farmer’s Market to Hold Special Pre-Thanksgiving Event
November 16, 2013
WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield Farmer’s Market ended its season in October, but the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Comme...
Thanksgiving Dinner - Apple Cider Gravy
November 12, 2013
Its that time of year - time to start planning your Thanksgiving Dinner. Maybe you like to stick to tried and true family recipe...
LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Livingston Food Day Committee, SYLS, ShopRite and key partners including the West Essex YMCA, Livingston Township...
Westfield’s Blue Sky Café Celebrates Grand Opening
November 2, 2013
WESTFIELD, NJ — Blue Sky Café, located at 1120 South Avenue West, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 2 with Mayor Andy S...
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Renovations are under way at the former Stuft Shirt restaurant at 19 Valley St., which will become “Ricalton&...
Westfield’s Michele’s on Prospect Holds Grand Opening
November 1, 2013
WESTFIELD, NJ — Michele’s on Prospect, a new delicatessen and gourmet market, held its grand opening Oct. 31 at 760 Prospe...
South Orange Officially Welcomes Tito's Burritos & Wings
November 1, 2013
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Village officials officially welcomed Tito’s Burritos to town with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesd...