Category Archives: Food Spots

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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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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First Taste: Bento Express in Cranford

The great thing about working for Downtown Cranford is always being up-to-date on the new businesses that are opening. I was very excited when Bento Express opened its doors since I love Asian cuisine, and the fact that they have … Continue reading

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Lickt Gelato in Kenilworth

For anyone who’s been to Italy the mention of gelato brings to mind a luscious frozen treat where quality is stressed over quantity. That is exactly the mantra behind Lickt Gelato, created by Margaret Asselin. Margaret had experience making gelato … Continue reading

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Savory Spice Shop in Westfield

It was just about three years ago that sisters Jackie Mittelhammer and Becky Solheim opened the Westfield branch of Savory Spice Shop. In the ensuing years the sisters have made an effort to keep the store stocked with a variety … Continue reading

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Casa di Trevi in Roselle Park

Growing up there was only one flavor of frozen ravioli available in our grocer’s freezer. It had no discernible taste, which is probably why we covered it in marinara sauce. Now I’m lucky enough to live only minutes from Casa … Continue reading

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