Monday, May 27, 2019

Pennington shop offers more than just bagels

By Myles Ma Throughout his life, Michael Shane, 38, has always craved responsibility.  He certainly had it as his last job, when he was district manager for Dean & Deluca...

Amber Spa makes natural treatments affordable

By Norine Longo Relaxation, a clear mind and absolutely no rushing: this is what you can expect in a visit at Amber Spa. Soothing music, tropical fish, comfort, refreshments and...

Reared on restaurants, now running his own

By Myles Ma Jerry LoPresti was 6 when he got into the pizza business. His father, Santino, started him off washing dishes, and trained him until he knew every facet...

Deli’s owners’ return reunites family, ‘delites’ customers

By Norine Longo A new generation of the family that first opened Deli Delite in 1969 is now behind its counters. Deli Delite opened for business in 1969 when Joe and...

A Triumph of brewing

Everyone knows that successful restaurants have chefs orchestrating everything in the kitchen, usually out of sight from the dining room. In the case of brewpubs, there’s another key player...

Pizza Kitchen celebrates 5 years

By Norine Longo The Pizza Kitchen saw its start some 10 years ago when Edmund Kopczynski built a brick oven in his backyard. Co-owners and longtime friends Kopczynski and Brent...

Villa Rosa celebrates 25 years

It was June of 1984 when Italian immigrant Guido Barone opened a little pizza place in Ewing, naming it after his mother Rosa. He called it, “Villa Rosa.” A quarter-century later,...

For pizzeria, third time’s a charm

By Sandra Farmer The three stars decorating the floor of Red Star Pizza mark the fact that it is the third restaurant with that name opened by the Bua family....

Second-generation restaurant builds on lifetime of work

Marco Mannino stands in Villa Mannino’s “Bistro Room,” on Oct. 8,...

New eatery celebrates family bonds

Three generations are pictured in Santino’s restaurant: Giacomo Bottoni and son-in-law...