Food & Drink

Ribbon-Cutting at Fanwood Grille

Chef Chris Ferrise servces Mayor Colleen Mahr and her son, Colin. Credits: Tom Kranz
Chef Joseph Mattos presents a roasted pig. Credits: John Mooney
Paul Watterson of the Fanwood Grille jokes with boxing legend Gerry Cooney. Credits: John Mooney
Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr and Downtown Development consultant Liz Jeffery. Credits: John Mooney
Paul Watterson and chef describe the food for patrons at The Fanwood Grille. Credits: John Mooney
Mexican street corn from the Fanwood Grille's catering menu. Credits: John Mooney
Ribbon-cutting at the Fanwood Grille on 34 South Martine Ave. (the old Corner Store) on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. Credits: Liz Jeffery
Deanna Dell Bene Credits: John Mooney
Pig Roast Credits: Tom Kranz

FANWOOD, NJ -- Local officials attended Sunday's ribbon-cutting for the Fanwood Grille, the borough's newest restaurant at the site of the former Fanwood Corner Store on Martine Avenue.

The restaurant has been open for the last couple months to rave reviews. On hand were Mayor Colleen Mahr, Councilman Tom Kranz, The Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce's Gene Jannotti and other supporters.

To celebrate, the Grille served $15 plates including roast pork, burgers or hotdogs with numerous side dishes to raise money for Jam Kancer in the Kan Foundation.

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

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