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Frank Slept Here

A stone's throw from this year's Junior League Showhouse is another showplace that happens to be for sale. Above, 36 Stonebridge, is the sprawling English Tudor manor that served as the family home of...

Duryea’s Demise?

How many beautiful homes in Montclair will meet the fate of the wrecking ball? That's what folks on Duryea Road in Montclair are worried about, after a 22-room home, featured in the History...

Open Season on Open Houses

Looking for something to do on a rainy day? There's a bumper crop of open houses -- 20 in Montclair alone. Don't be shy -- go in and take a look... 15 Glenridge Avenue, #27...

Name That Dish!

Look familiar? Our own Annette Batson discovered this dish and it's become her new fave. Let's see how well you know your way around Baristaville eateries. Tell us what it is and what resto...

A Path That Leads To Chocolate

Susan Jeffery Fine had been dealing out of her basement. What she sold was pure -- straight from Columbia and Ecuador -- and entirely addictive. Now, instead of knocking at her door for a...

The Other New Cuban

Depending on where you live in Baristaville it may seem like a trek, but if you're looking for casual Cuban (eat in or take out), Bloomfield's got a sweet new eatery, Havana Sandwich Cafe....

The Great Hot Dog Debate

The buzz about Amazing Hot Dog started way back in August on e-gullet, when the owners announced their plans for their hot dog emporium in Verona. For folks who hold the rippers of...

Pine Street’s Got Pies

If you like apple pie, drop by and try a sample of Meema's. A new bakery, Meema's Country Desserts, opened last week on Pine Street, diagonally across from Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church,...

Using Their Noodles

Though they opened in stealth mode, with little fanfare, Noodle Central, the long awaited cousin to Nelson Yip's Aozora, has emerged as a restaurant to watch. Yip is behind the menu; brother-in-law Ho...

Men That Cook For You

This is Marc. This is Eric. And this is Marc & Eric. The two chefs bring their experience and their names to downtown Montclair's new food shop plus a whole lot more. In addition...

Found: The Jerk You’re Looking For

Quiet, out of the way places often yield delicious surprises, and something more -- the thrill of ferreting out an undiscovered gem. Sistha Sistha Cafe is just that kind of place, although from...

Now Can We Sit In The VIP Lounge?

Baristanet proudly welcomes its newest advertiser: the Red Cheetah, Montclair's most "high class" martini lounge. In a press release to announce the new association, Cheetah CEO Ed Rodriguez said, "LOL. deez guys are nuts....

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