Monthly Archives: March 2013

2 Cranford Chefs Named to “Best Chefs America”

Two of my favorite restaurants in the area (or anywhere!) had the distinction of having their chefs recognized by “Best Chefs America.”  The chefs named to this book were voted in by their peers, so high praise indeed.  In Cranford, … Continue reading

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Spring Fling Menu for Dinner in a Pinch

It may not feel like it, but spring is officially here and Dinner in a Pinch has updated their menu with new “Spring Fling” offerings. The new menu items include Stuffed Mushrooms and Quiche on the appetizer side, as well … Continue reading

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Dreyer Farms CSA

Dreyer Farms in Cranford has opened CSA registration for 2013. The CSA membership will start the last week in May and continue through October. 3 sizes of boxes are available: Basic for $20, Healthy Family for $27 and Strictly Locavore … Continue reading

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Mizu Sushi in Cranford

After moving to the suburbs from Hoboken, my husband and I lamented the lack of an exceptional sushi restaurant. In Hoboken, it’s hard to walk down the street without passing at least one sushi spot, and while they aren’t extraordinary, … Continue reading

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A Toute Heure debuts March menus

A new month means new menus at local bistro A Toute Heure.  March’s offerings include sweetbreads, pot pie with corned beef, sea scallops, clams, and their daily catch of the day.  Don’t forget to finish off your meal with a … Continue reading

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&grain in Garwood

When does NJ need another breakfast and lunch spot?  When that spot sets itself apart by offering high quality ingredients, artisanal bread, unique dishes, and cooking done with passion.  That’s the recipe for success at John Ropelski’s new restaurant &grain … Continue reading

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Vanilla Bean Creamery Re-Opens for the Season

You know that spring is in the air when local ice cream shop Vanilla Bean Creamery opens its doors again. After taking some well-deserved time off this winter, owner Ralph Kopelman is back with some of the best homemade ice … Continue reading

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