Author Archives: Michelle Stavrou

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 places 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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Jersey Fresh Recipe: Scrambled Eggs with Goat Cheese, Corn & Tomatoes

Summer is made for quick and easy meals that take advantage of what’s in season, which perfectly describes this recipe. It uses very few ingredients and allows each of them to shine. I was able to get everything I needed locally – … Continue reading

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