Category Archives: Food News

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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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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Local Roots Cranford Welcomes Summer

You might think that only a few months after opening their second restaurant in Cranford that Andrea and Jim Carbine would be content to sit back and relax. That’s just not in their vocabulary though, as their two restaurants under … Continue reading

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Patricia & Paul Artisans of Fine Oils and Balsamics in Westfield

Just over a year ago Patricia & Paul opened their doors in Downtown Westfield, introducing the area to artisan olive oils and vinegars. Owner Patricia Hanigan has a degree in Nutrition and had previously worked in food service for over … Continue reading

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Dreyer Farms is Back and Better than Ever

If you’ve driven up Springfield Avenue at all in the past few months then you had to notice the changes happening at Dreyer Farms. The old structure was completely torn down and a beautiful new building stands in its place. … Continue reading

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April is Grilled Cheese Month at A Toute Heure

Just in case you needed another reason to look forward to the end of March, A Toute Heure has labeled April “Grilled Cheese Month.” Their Sous Chef Kelly Zavala was nice enough to meet with me and talk about some … Continue reading

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New Menu Options at Southside Roast

It’s a sad but true fact that man (and woman) can’t live on coffee alone…even if it’s the delicious coffee poured daily at Southside Roast. Owner Ann Dooley knew she’d have to offer something more than the regular coffee shop … Continue reading

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