WESTFIELD, NJ — Northside Kitchen’s fried chicken sandwich beat sandwiches from nine other local restaurants to win “Best Bite” by popular vote at Sandwichfest Sunday. Northside Kitchen is located at 760 Prospect St. in Westfield.

More than 400 ticket holders each had a chance to taste 10 sandwiches and vote for their favorite, according to Rory Chadwick, one of the event’s organizers.

Other participating shops included The Salad House, 1958 Cuban Cuisine, Bagel Chateau, Bovella’s Bakery Cafe, Vine Ripe Markets, Hershey's Subs and Deli, Rosie's Wine Bar, Spice Bazaar - Casual Indian Dining and Benvenuti.

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The event, held at the James Ward Mansion in Downtown Westfield, raised $3,490 to be split between Greta’s Run (benefiting people with special needs) and A Birthday Wish (benefiting children in foster care), according to Chadwick.

Sponsors included OrderGrabbers.com, ImperialDade, A/R Workshop, Driscoll Foods, The James Ward Mansion, Midtown Authentic, The Social Status Co and The Salad House.