FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood Grille (34 South Martine Ave.) marked its 1st anniversary on Saturday, July 7, with $1 hot dogs and other specials.

Many of the eatery's regular customers -- including Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr and Scotch Plains Township Manager Al Mirabella came in to help celebrate the occasion.

The Grille features a traditional luncheonette menu with specialty items that include award-winning soups, New Orleans gumbo, Maine lobster rolls, Maryland crab cakes, and homemade granola. In September, the Fanwood Grille will be one of the stops on the Hot Dog Nation Tour of New Jersey.

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Editor's Note: TAPinSPD publisher John Mooney is owner of Fanwood Grille.