FAIR LAWN, NJ - Mayor Kurt Peluso welcomed Mayor Gocha Gobronidze, the mayor of Georgia, the country, at the Sept. 24 council meeting.

Prior to the meeting, the two shared food from the local restaurant that features Georgian food, Shoti Bread House, 14-29 River Road.

His friend, Lenny Kasten, the General Manager for the USA Bobsled Team who lives in Lake Placid in Upstate New York, translated for him.

They spoke of culture and one of Georgia's main products, wine.