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Mediterranean Cuisine

Growing New Milford Bakery Has Locals Hooked On Baklava Growing New Milford Bakery Has Locals Hooked On Baklava
Growing New Milford Bakery Has Locals Hooked On Baklava For Aleria Bakery, it's all about the baklava. The popular Cliffside Park bakery and cafe, which opened in 2021, recently celebrated the grand opening of its new location in New Milford at 160 Henley Ave. on Monday, Jan. 15. The opening is a homecoming for Kehetrin Alper, a New Milford resident and one of the co-owners of the restaurant, with her business partner, Sema Gozukucuk. Aleria Bakery The idea for the second location came when the owner of Crespo Hookah Grill in New Milford tried some of her baklava. "He never had baklava," the owner said. "He said 'this is amazing. What is this…
Former 55 Main Restaurant Location To Become Mediterranean Eatery With Flemington Family Ties Former 55 Main Restaurant Location To Become Mediterranean Eatery With Flemington Family Ties
Former 55 Main Restaurant Location To Become Mediterranean Eatery With Flemington Family Ties A Mediterranean eatery is coming to the location of recently closed Flemington staple 55 Main — and it’s owned by someone who has a brother in the local food business as well. Mayor Betsy Driver made the announcement on Facebook on Monday, Oct. 31, stating that Eyad Shehawy, brother of Little Egypt Oasis owner Moe, is bringing a Mediterranean-style eatery into the space.  The news comes about a week after 55 Main — a beloved borough staple for 14 years — announced its abrupt closure on its website citing staffing problems and “constantly increasing costs,” DailyVoice.com reported. “More g…
NJ Restaurant Cooks Victory Dinner For New York Yankees NJ Restaurant Cooks Victory Dinner For New York Yankees
NJ Restaurant Cooks Victory Dinner For New York Yankees The New York Yankees got a taste of Bergen County. The staff at Elia Mediterranean Restaurant in East Rutherford served the team dinner after its 4-1 win against the Cleveland Guardians in Game One of the American League Division Series on Tuesday, Oct. 11.  The menu included a list of Mediterranean fare that included:  Red snapper Skirt steak Lamb chops Ceviche Lemon potatoes Sautéed spinach Shishito peppers Greek fries Zucchini and eggplant chips Chopped Greek Salad Aaron Judge stopped by the kitchen to pose for a photo after completing one of the most impressive offensive regular seas…
Popular Mediterranean Restaurant Comes To Morristown Popular Mediterranean Restaurant Comes To Morristown
Popular Mediterranean Restaurant Comes To Morristown Hummus Republic, an authentic and primarily plant-based Mediterranean eatery, has opened a new location in Morristown. First launched in 2013, Hummus Republic now has 11 stores open throughout California, Massachusetts and of course, the Garden State, with several more stores currently under construction. Hummus Republic’s versatile menu allows customers to customize their own wraps, pitas and bowls with healthy Mediterranean ingredients like couscous, kale, falafel, shawarma, fresh vegetables and of course, several hummus varieties. Meat options include Moroccan grass-fed steak, lemon ch…
5 New Bergen County Restaurants 5 New Bergen County Restaurants
5 New Bergen County Restaurants Several new cafes and eateries are opening or coming soon to Bergen County. Here are five that are open now or will be soon. COMING SOON: Vish, 6 Washington St. Tenafly: Vegetarian, vegan and Kosher Medietteranean cuisine with an expansive hummus bar.  Add chick peas, Egyptian beans, shakshuka, eggplant, mushrooms, salads and more. No word yet on opening date. This will be the Israeli-based restaurant's first New Jersey location, BoozyBurbs reports. Nazca Cevicheria and Tiki, 20 E. Madison Ave., Dumont: The owners of Habana Casual Cafe are opening this eatery, which will focus on Nikke…
Bergen County Restaurant Openings Bergen County Restaurant Openings
Bergen County Restaurant Openings Several new eateries have opened in Bergen County.  Here are some to try this month. Samurai Sushi, East Rutherford: The popular Park Avenue restaurant opened its new location on  Paterson Avenue with a new and improved menu. Roya Patsserie, Cliffside Park: Turkish cafe serves baked goods, coffee, breakfast lunch and dinner on Anderson Avenue. Roya Patisserie in Cliffside ParkRoya Patisserie Pho Today, East Rutherford: Vietnamese restaurant known for its noodle bowls expanded its South Plainfield and Fort Lee locations to Route 17. Pho Today in East Rutherford.Pho Today Taco Buzz,…
7 New Bergen County Restaurants Open Now 7 New Bergen County Restaurants Open Now
7 New Bergen County Restaurants Open Now How does ice cream happy hour sound? What about contemporary Indian? Or pizza or toast or Mediterranean, the dining options in Bergen County are endless. Here are the newest restaurants to open in the area. Toasty, Westwood: A gourmet cafe that specializes in gourmet toast. Build your own piled high or indulge in a smoothie bowl. 262 Center Ave., Westwood. ToastyToasty Noches De Plaza, Fort Lee: Mexican and Colombian fusion with brunch options, outdoor dining and live music. 177 Bridge Plaza, Fort Lee. Noches de PlazaNoches de Plaza FM Cafe, Wood-Ridge: A one-stop shop for ice cream…
Bergen County's Juicy Halal Mediterranean Opens Harrison Location Bergen County's Juicy Halal Mediterranean Opens Harrison Location
Bergen County's Juicy Halal Mediterranean Opens Harrison Location Bergen County's Juicy Halal Mediterranean is rapidly expanding, with its third store now open in Harrison. The Mediterranean-style restaurant -- dubbed the "Chipotle of NYC Halal-style platters -- held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 406 Bergen St., Saturday. Owner Jaffar Wahdat aka “Juicy Jaffar” opened the restaurant's flagship Fair Lawn store in 2011. He noticed the lack of restaurants with food as authentic as his mom’s cooking. Juicy Halal Mediterranean opened its Hackensack shop in 2015, putting its expansion in motion. "We are extremely happy to be apart of the Harrison community, it…