Monday with Millicent

February 23, 2016

Make Plans to Enjoy Dine Out Westfield. Arriving Sunday, February 28th to Thursday, March 10th, 2016, (Two weeks excluding Friday and Saturday), Diners may  enjoy a two-course lunch menu, and a two or three course dinner menu at fixed prices from Westfield’s best restaurants. Please note: Tax, ...

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The Lorenzo Brothers are “Twins” that arrived in the United State in April, 1980, and may be fouond at their comfortable, family restaurant in Garwood. As families have discovered, they serve specially-prepared, home-cooked meals to an enormous clientele, who treat their comfortable, Garwood Family ...

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Forgive me please for being redundant, but for the second time in one month, I was invited to a celebration dinner at Loucas Restaurant in Edison. Truly a collaborative effort of Loucas Sofocli and Alex Charlambous, who not only lay claim to co-owning Loucas in Edison, they are also partners at ...

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What’s really great about having friends living across the state of New Jersey is you are often afforded the opportunity to visit some of our State’s very special dining mainstays. Having heard about Franco’s Metro Restaurant, Bar and Pizza for oh so many years, we finally had the opportunity to ...

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WELCOME TO DOWNTOWN WESTFIELD RESTAURANT WEEK FALL 2015 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27th -  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8th (Two weeks excluding Friday and Saturday)   Enjoy 20 Participating Food & Wine Establishments With Many Prix Fixe Options FYI: Tax, Gratuities, and Beverages are NOT included. Please ...

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As consumers, we have a number of Whole Foods Markets throughout Central Jersey. Along with the Clark location, The Whole  Foods Markets that appear to be closest to us are: 222 Main Street, Madison; Call: 973.822.8444; 701 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair: 973.746.5110; 110 Washington Street, ...

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The 2015-2016 School Year Begins this Week. May all of your school-age children embark on an absolutely fabulous new school year! And to those without children, or those with children who are enjoying a new chapter in their lives, while living on a college campus or commuting to a place of ...

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“Never Cook Folks” Let’s face it—there are many people that honestly never eat a meal at home, in their own kitchen, or dining room. And, believe it or not, I’ve heard these words from folks who reside in many different parts of our country, and from many different socioeconomic groups living in ...

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Let’s face it, there are many people that honestly never eat a meal at home, in their own kitchen, or dining room. And, believe it or not, I’ve heard these words from folks who reside in many different parts of our country, and from many different socioeconomic groups living in and around our East ...

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Years ago,  we befriended a couple in Florida that could not stop raving about their summers in Vermont. Of course the fact that they were living in Florida meant that they would be spending most of their comfortable, winter season planning how they were going to escape the scorching Floridian heat ...

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As most of you who know me have discovered, I am a burger fanatic. I love my charcoal-grilled burgers served medium on the well side. These scrumptious delights are grilled slowly on our aged, outdoor grill that has been a part of our family for many years, or we enjoy them at favorite ...

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Dear Readers, As one who is continually searching for “What’s Really Hot” and “What’s Not” News, I am continually mesmerized by so-called “awards” that are granted to “Thee Best Restaurants, The Best Stars of your favorite Shows,” and of course, the “Best of whatever is on the lips and tongues ...

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There is still time to join the Dreyer Farm CSA (Cranford Supports Agriculture) program. By becoming a member, local families are able to enjoy weekly  boxes of the freshest, locally-grown produce and vegetables. By taking part in the program, your family and friends are assured of receiving the ...

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The Broadway Show: An American in Paris A New Musical Music and Lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin Book by Craig Lucas Inspired by the Motion Picture An American in Paris. Where:The PALACE THEATRE  1564 Broadway at West 47th Street, Midtown Manhattan, New York City You may write ...

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I can’t remember the last time I was at The Belmont Tavern, but it had to be years ago. On a recent Friday evening, we arrived about 7 p.m., to enjoy dinner. Feeling rather smug that we actually found a parking space that was not too far from Bloomfield Avenue, and a short walk to this famous ...

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Come View the Exhibit and Stay for Lunch or Dinner Westfield, New Jersey, is buzzing about the first in a series of exhibitions that will be presented by Members of the Westfield Art Association at various locations throughout the downtown district. The premiere exhibition is now on display at ...

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When you’re really not sure of what you feel like eating for breakfast, lunch, dinner, late day or night snack, or whatever else you may crave, quickly solve the dining mystery. Do  yourself a favor and head to the Parkwood Diner in Maplewood. Park your vehicle in their private lot, and look ...

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I must say, this has been a huge caloric week. It all started  Wednesday when we celebrated with friends at Uproot Restaurant in Warren. Arriving just before 7 p.m., I was delighted to enter a comfortable fresh, and open environment with patrons enjoying drinks, dinner, and conversations at ...

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‘Tiz the season to take a ride “Down the Shore!”  Select one of your favorite waterside communities and just breathe the fresh clean air, enjoy the sound of waves breaking at the shoreline, stretch out on your blanket, and basque in your surroundings. Of course, regardless of where you choose to ...

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The first Fiamma Restaurant opened about five months ago on the corner of Main and Essex Street in Millburn. Owned by brothers Tony Fetajak, Charlie, and Sam Magjuni, and their friend Sam Bek, Fiamma was greeted with a rousing welcome from a host of visitors, who quite frankly, loved the taste of ...

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At some special time in your life, you may be called upon to arrange a special affair for a family member, dear friend, or just because. Such was the case when we received an invitation to celebrate a friend’s eightieth birthday at David’s Country Inn in Hackettstown. Housed in a historic ...

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Arturo’s should be a ”Must” on your To- list of places to visit for lunch or dinner. Located in the comfortably, tony, town of Maplewood, make plans to join friends and family at this truly popular establishment. Peruse the menu and no matter what, order their enormously popular Margarita Pizza.

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Dear Fans of ‘Monday With Millicent,’I thank-you for sharing your favorite places to dine.   As Mother’s Day approaches, I’d like to wish each of you special moments, and special tributes for all of the love and guidance you continually provide for your beloved family. HAPPY MOTHER’S ...

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Share this special day with your Mom, your family, and dear and special friends.  Chez Catherine Visit Chez Catherine Mother’s Day Weekend, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 8 to May 10.  Three Courses $68 Four Courses   $85 “At Chez Catherine, we make memories.”  Chez Catherine, 431 North ...

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No matter what, Thursday, April 23, 2015 is the date you are due in Downtown Westfield for their grand and glorious Girls’ Night Out. From 5 to 9 p.m., you’re welcome to come and enjoy an evening of shopping, dining, refreshments, entertainment, gifts, sales and special discounts taking place ...

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309 North Avenue, Westfield Call: 908.233.5200 Hours: 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday to Thursday 6 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday FYI: Casual dress. Accepts reservations. Parking on the premises. Major credit cards accepted. Take out ...

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All of us are searching for a new and exciting place to enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner. Then again, there may be a great bakery that you’re especially attracted too. Never hesitate to share your special information. Best for an exciting week!   CHAMPAGNE AT THE PLEASANTDALE ...

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Perhaps you’re looking for a place to dine on Easter Sunday or any other Day? Enclosed is a group of restaurants for your dining pleasure. Do let me know if you’ve enjoyed your experience, and of course, if there is one you’d especially like me to visit. The best to each of you for a most ...

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Water & Wine in Watchung will celebrate its eleventh year of service during the month of  August, 2015. Along with La Griglia in Kenilworth, these restaurants are the pride and joy of proprietors and brothers Chris and John Tocci, who also serves as executive chef. To me, dining at Water ...

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St. Patrick’s Day at Rosie’s Wine Bar March 12th to Tuesday March 17 Menu selections include: Corned Beef & Cabbage Platter with Potatoes, Reuben Sliders, Corned Beef Nachos, Rustic Reuben Salad, Irish Whiskey Flights...3 different Irish Whiskey's of your choice, $20.00 Sunday ...

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