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Chippery Celebrates First Anniversary

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The Chippery Lobster (Rita Walter), Brian Walter and his business partner, Deanna Boll. Credits: John Mooney
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Brian Walter opened the Seafare Chippery -- using the famed eatery's original batter recipes -- one year ago this week. Credits: John Mooney
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The Chippery Lobster (Rita Walter) and Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr. Credits: John Mooney
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Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr talks with the Chippery's first customers. Credits: John Mooney
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Chippery chefs take a break from cooking to pose for a picture. Credits: John Mooney
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Seafare Chippery partners Deanna Boll and Brian Walter Credits: John Mooney
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Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr, Lobster-woman Rita Walter, Assemblywoman Linda Stender, and Brian Walter celebrate the Seafare Chippery's 1st anniversary Credits: John Mooney
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FANWOOD, NJ -- It was a family affair at the first anniversary celebration of the Seafare Chippery on Saturday, Nov. 1st.

Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr and Assemblywoman Linda Stender, joined Brian Walter, his mom, Rita (AKA The Chippery Lobster) and hios business partner Deanna [LAST] at the eatery to celebrate a successful first year. Walter sampled his famous fish & chips, clam chowder, lobster bisque, corn dogs, and other menu items under a big tent for a food-filled festival on an otherwise dreary day.

"We used a science lab to recreate the original Chippery batter from the 1970s that people loved," said Brian Walter, owner of the Seafare Chippery and Oh Brian's Pourhouse on South Ave. in Fanwood.

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