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Pahang Exits Verona, Enter Healthy Food

The new Chinese restaurant will include some of Pahang's specialty on its menu.

Señoritas, Revisited

Señoritas, dubbed the "best Mexican restaurant in north Jersey" by NJ Monthly, lives and breathes Mexico.

Kam Man, Asian Grocer Extraordinaire

You'll find everything your heart desires, for Asian cooking, in this well-stocked grocery store.

A Sweeter Tweeter (aka Cakebook)

Never underestimate the power of social media, if you're tweeting about cake.

Updates on Baristaville Restaurant Scene

Here's a roundup of some news (or not) on the local restaurant scene.

Helping Out Joanna Suchocka

Life changed in a minute when Joanna was struck by a car while running to catch the bus in Bloomfield in December 2009. Here's how to help.

Trusting a Skinny Cook

Author Allison Fishbaum, who recently moved to Montclair, will be at Watchung Booksellers on Saturday, 4/30. You can bet there'll be food.

Passover Sweets (or Sufferance?)

After the recounting of Jews' release from slavery at the Seder (with the boils, frogs, locusts, and such), being served unpalatable desserts can be a big letdown.

Mesiah Makes Charoset(toffee)

What could be more sweet than having some charoset at your Seder table made by Mesiah? Not the Messiah, but Nicky Mesiah, our own queen of the caramelized confections, who has come up with...

Health, Love and Soul in Montclair

HLS has an impressive menu which ranges from breakfast offerings, to 12 kinds of wraps, and a non-meat selection adventurous enough to set any vegetarian’s heart aflutter.

An Update on Uptown

The new owners bring youth and energy to the old place and promise to keep customers' favorites on the menu.

Mei’s Cafe: Hidden Blossom in Montclair

After two and a half years of searching and hoping, my hunt for perfect, local Southeast Asian fare is over.

A Taste of qba in Montclair

Want Cuban food? Check out the new restaurant that blossomed from a roving lunch truck.

After Blue (and Yoshi), Comes Sushi Koshi

A corner space on Watchung Plaza has remained a favorite haunt of sushi-lovers, even as it's changed hands three times in less than a year.

Clever Commute