It's Juice Season: Simple, Clean, and Wholesome at Vita Organic Foods in Summit


Rocco Flores, proprietor of Vita Organic Foods in Summit says, “Along with every piece of delicious fruit, and at the root of every vegetable, is a vitamin packed, nutrient that is rich in juice.”

Known as the “Real” nectar of “Mother Nature”, we consumers are privy to endless, value-packed combinations of juice from bountiful crops of fruits and vegetables. And with the arrival of warmer weather, can you think of anything that might taste better than a glass of freshly squeezed, and freshly pressed juice?

Why not start your week with a visit to Vita Organic Foods in Summit. Introduce yourself to celebrated Chef Adele, and Holistic Nutritionist Jen. They’ll be able to tell you all about their amazing 100% organic juice.  Not only is it delicious, it is all about SIMPLE, CLEAN, and WHOLESOME.  Vita Organic Juice offers a nutritious food that is absolutely right for you and your family.

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“At Vita Organic Foods we’ve conquered the power of raw, organic chocolate by getting elbow deep into the rich power of our own delicious, healthy, chocolate bars,” said Flores. “Working together as a team,  we’ve proclaimed the healthy value of consuming whole foods, grains, seeds, and nuts, and we’re proud of it.

Take a walk through the aisles. Discover the delicious, nutritious value of Vita Organic vegetable chips, chocolate bars, and snacks. Treat friends and family to their special line of rich body creams and moisturizers...and yes, there is a jar filled with chocolate body cream that you won’t be able to resist. While there, be sure to check out their weekly menu. It is chock full of  scrumptiously, delicious meals. Trust Vita Foods to always bring you the best of Simple, Clean, and Wholesome and now delicious, nutritious... Juice!

Vita Organic Foods, 320 Springfield Ave., Summit. Call: 908.277.0009

Visit Ferraro’s of Westfield

Located on Elm Street, just off North Avenue, Ferraro’s of Westfield is now open for lunch and dinner, To accommodate their guests, Ferraro’s offers complimentary Valet Parking.

Something New: You are welcome to call for lunch and or dinner reservations from Monday to Thursday. Call: 908.232.1105

For catering and take-out, visit Ferraro’s South. Located at 425 South Elmer Street, Westfield, parking is free. Call: 232.1101 or 908.232.9777 to place an order by phone. 

Consider Ferraro’s when planning a private party or corporate event. Their well-trained staff will work closely with you and your family to customize the room and your menu to suit the occasion. Ferraro’s of Westfield, 8-14 Elm Street, Westfield. Call: 908.232.1101

Mara’s Cafe & Bakery Opens in Fanwood

Open 7 days. 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday to Thursday. 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday. 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday. Street and parking lot parking. Casual dress. Accepts credit cards. Kids are welcome. Handicap accessible. Does not accept reservations. Offers catering, take-out, and delivery.

Currently a Mara’s Bakery exists in Morristown and a Mara’s Café is located in Denville. Note that Fanwood is the first location, and the first franchise for Mara’s Cafe & Bakery.  Marci and Mark Semel of Fanwood are the owner of Mara’s Cafe and Bakery. Note they are also the first business to open on the street level of the new Fanwood Crossing.

In addition to cheesecakes, peanut butter cake, cupcakes, bagels, croissants, muffins, and delicious sandwiches. Mara’s sells fresh coffee by the pound. You are welcome to order breakfast all day long, or even dessert and coffee.

A Mara’s Bakery  exists in Morristown, while a Mara’s Cafe is located in Denville. Mara’s Cake and Bakery, 250 South Avenue, Fanwood. Call for information: 908,322,4422

                                Let Me Hear From YOU
With the warmer weather, folks are gearing up for better times. Should you happen to visit a great restaurant, diner, club, or simple cafe, please let me know.

Believe it or not, I’m able to find you the most favorite places to eat, by recommendations from folks I don’t even know. Take my word: You tell me! I visit! If I love the restaurant, bar, cafe, pub, joint, or respected dining room, I’ll let you know.

That’s how we spread the word. My best wishes to each of you for a grand and glorious week...and please stay in touch!.

Millicent K. Brody is an award-winning writer and photographer and a resident of Westfield, New Jersey.  Contact her at

The opinions expressed herein are the writer's alone, and do not reflect the opinions of or anyone who works for is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the writer.

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