NEWTON, NJ—The 14th Annual Taste of Newton Festival brought gourmet food to Spring Street on Monday, September 21.

The rain held out from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., during the Taste of Newton gourmet food tasting event on Spring Street.

Town Manager Thomas S Russo Jr. attended the event, as did as Newton High School’s Principal Jeff Waldron with his wife Meg. “This was our first time attending this event," said Waldron, “We really enjoyed the food."

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There was music provided by the band Unsung Heroes. There were 22 restaurants and caterers that participated in the event.

  • 4 Chicks Café-Newton
  • Andre’s-Sparta
  • Barrel House- Newton
  • Bristol Glen- Newton
  • Chatterbox- Augusta
  • Cliff’s Ice Cream- Ledgewood
  • Edible Arrangements- Franklin
  • Forno Italiano- Sparta
  • George’s Wine & Gourmet Gallery- Branchville
  • Happy Wok Chinese Restaurant- Newton
  • Hayek’s Market- Newton
  • Krave- Newton
  • Krogh’s Restaurant & Brew Pub- Sparta
  • Lafayette House- Lafayette
  • O’Reilly’s Pub- Newton
  • Perona Farms- Andover
  • Plates World Cuisine-Newton
  • Riviera May- Branchville
  • Spring Street Pub & Grill- Newton
  • Texas Smoke BBQ- Newton
  • Thai Nam Phet 2- Newton
  • The Table- Newton

Town of Newton workers helped set-up all the stands, tables, and chairs and took everything down at the end of the night. Their reward- as much food as they could eat. One worker, Roy Leyman, was scouting out the flavors at Cliff’s Ice Cream.

This event was sponsored by the Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce. For more pictures of the Taste of Newton Festival,