Author Archives: Michelle Stavrou

Don’t Have the Time or Energy to Cook? Let Cooking for Friends Do It For You!

Even if you like to cook (and I do), finding the time, energy, and motivation to do so can be difficult to come by. So when I came across the new business Cooking for Friends, I was intrigued. The business … Continue reading

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Uber Bistro: American Comfort Food in Westfield

I was running errands in Westfield one day, when I noticed that a new restaurant, Uber Bistro, was open. I’m always intrigued when I see that a new place is open, so I stopped inside (kids in tow) and spoke … Continue reading

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My Favorite Food Deals in the Area

I love good food, but more than that I love good food that doesn’t break the bank. There are a lot of placesĀ in Cranford and the surrounding towns that deliver great food for a good price. Here are some of … Continue reading

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Loaded Burgers-N-BBQ Reopens, Bigger & Better

What does it take for a burger joint to gain a nearly cult-like following? To hear Jacob Han, the owner of Loaded Burgers-N-BBQ tell it, the devotion of their customers is due in large part to the quality of their … Continue reading

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Sichuan Dynasty in Westfield

We’ve been looking for a new place to add to our regular takeout rotation now that Thai Cranford and San Marzano Pasta Bar have closed. I was glancing at Yelp reviews one day and saw people giving rave reviews to … Continue reading

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Jersey Fresh Recipe: Corn, Chard, Goat Cheese and Chicken Flatbread

A few weeks ago we found ourselves with some beautiful Jersey Fresh swiss chard and corn, as well as a large rotiserrie chicken from CostCo. Hmm, what to do, what to do? I checked one of my favorite recipe blogs, … Continue reading

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What’s Your Favorite Takeout Spot?

Now that we have a toddler and another baby on the way the hubby and I rely on takeout at least once a week. We thought we’d have a rough adjustment coming from Hoboken but this area actually has a … Continue reading

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