Outta Hand Pizza Celebrates Grand Opening in Westfield

April 20, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Outta Hand Pizza celebrated its grand opening at 311 South Ave. West Friday. The restaurant is celebrating by offering customers a 20 percent discount on orders all weekend long.

Outta Hand offers a variety of Italian specialties to eat in, take out or have delivered, including mussels marinara, chicken francese, lasagna and hot and cold subs, as well as “Outta Hand ...

Video: ‘Sandwichfest’ in Westfield this Weekend Will Benefit Local Charities

WESTFIELD, NJ — This Sunday, from noon until 4 p.m., head to The James Ward Mansion in Downtown Westfield to taste sandwiches from some of the area’s best-loved restaurants and vote for your favorites.

Proceeds from the event will go to Greta’s Run (benefiting people with special needs) and A Birthday Wish (benefiting children in foster care).

Participating restaurants ...

Rock ‘n’ Joe’s in Westfield May Re-Open Next Week, Owner Says

WESTIFELD, NJ – Rock ‘n’ Joe’s in Downtown Westfield is tentatively set to re-open next week following an electrical fire on Saturday, according to owner Lincoln Chaudry.

The small fire was caused by an electrical short in the ceiling. According to Chaudry, the fire department needed to break through part of the wall and the ceiling to find the spark before dousing ...

Carlo's Bake Shop Closes E. Broad Street Location

WESTFIELD, NJ – Carlo’s Bake Shop, known from the TLC network show “Cake Boss,” closed its E. Broad Street storefront this week.

Passerby on the street noticed on Tuesday that the store was closed. A sign in the window reads that the bakery is relocating, but a new location was not specified.

Carlo’s Bake Shop did not return a request for comment in time ...

Foodie Event in Westfield to Benefit Project for People with Special Needs

WESTFIELD, NJ — Savory Spice Shop in Westfield and Chef Christine Migton of Chez Catherine will team up on Monday, April 16, from 7 p.m.  to 9 p.m. for a night of food, wine and giving. The event will benefit the John M. Migton Foundation's Boxwood Junction, an organization striving to provide an inclusive community for people with disabilities.

Attendees will ...

Emma's Brick Oven Pizza in Cranford Puts Modern Twist on Family-Friendly Italian

CRANFORD, NJ – After 14 years, Emma’s Brick Oven Pizza is experiencing a renaissance under its new owner, Victor Biancamano.

Biancamano officially took ownership of Emma’s in October 2017, and since then, he’s been working with a fierce drive to impart a lively, modern take on the Cranford institution.

“We’re bringing an Italian-modern twist,” ...

Westfield Residents Team Up to Bring Easter Meals to First Responders

WESTFIELD, NJ — Several Westfield residents chipped in to buy gourmet meals for on-duty members of the Westfield Police Department, Westfield Fire Department and Westfield Volunteer Rescue Squad Easter Sunday.

Leg of lamb, stuffed veal roast, baked ziti and salad were made for the first responders by Vine Ripe Markets, with the independent store’s owner, Frank Bruno, ...

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Craft Brew Fest Pours Into Westfield April 28; TAPinto Readers Get $20 Off

April 19, 2018

Westfield Hops – A Craft Beer Experience will be taking place at the Westfield Armory April 28 with one session from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Enter code TAPINTO when you order your tickets and get $20 off! Tickets are available online at All tickets include unlimited tastings and a souvenir tasting glass. 

Westfield Hops – A Craft Beer ...