Mexicali Rose on South Park Street has officially closed, but a Muscle Maker Grill will be taking its place.
Help wanted signs and a menu have been posted in the window. Muscle Maker is part of a growing franchise that boasts a variety healthy convenience food at moderate prices.
According to their website, they offer “freshly prepared Italian and Tex Mex wraps, pastas Asian entrees, salads, burgers and more.”
Rod Silva, fitness enthusiast and restauranteur, opened Muscle Maker in 1995 in
ColinaColonia, N.J. There are currently over 40 spots in the state.
Mexicali Rose officially closed in January, when signs in the window stated that the property had been seized by law enforcement.
No word yet on when Muscle Maker will open.
The former home of The Southern Belle on Bloomfield Ave., remains unoccupied with no signs yet as to what will replace it.
But if you’re looking to grab a hot slice of ‘za, check out Mancinni’s Coal Oven Pizza at 438 Bloomfield Ave. when it opens next Friday, according to a note posted in the window.