Coming Soon! The Kitchen at Grove Station in Jersey City

Coming Soon! The Kitchen at Grove Station in Jersey City

Chef David Viana has announced that he will be the executive chef at The Kitchen at Grove Station, a BYO slated to open in downtown Jersey City in November 2014. 

Most recently, Viana was chef de cuisine at Ryan DePersio's  Battello in Jersey City. Previous to that, Viana was chef de cuisine at Daryl Wine Bar (closed) in New Brunswick under Zod Arifai. 

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Revisioned: Sushi Hana, Montclair

Revisioned: Sushi Hana, Montclair

Sushi Hana opened in Montclair in 1999.  Quick math - that's almost fifteen years ago; a respectable run by Montclair standards.  Still, owner, Irene  felt it was time for a make-over.  

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Manny's Diner, Montclair: Hot Sauce Helps

Manny's Diner, Montclair: Hot Sauce Helps

It's difficult to imagine the space at 12 Church Street as anything other than a diner - though restauranteurs have certainly tried.  Formerly Tapastry, previously Market (and for a hot minute The Honest Dog), Manny's Diner moved into the Church Street, Montclair, earlier this year.  

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Fricasseè French Bistro Prepares to Open in Montclair

Chef Mark Papera

In December, HFTK broke the story on Mark Papera's return to Montclair to resurrect Epernay, his former space, as a new French bistro.

Since that time, Papera and his crew have been renovating 6 Park Street at a rapid clip. New sheet rock and fresh paint, a new mosaic tile floor, new lighting, a new kitchen, and soon, a new awning, will announce Montclair's newest restaurant, Fricassee French Bistro!

 

 

 

 

Avez-vous faimPapera expects to launch a soft opening next week.  In the meantime, take a look at the menu:

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Hunger Construction To Open Brick & Mortar

Hunger Construction, the mobile purveyor of stuffed baked potatoes (and one of Hot From The Kettle's favorite food trucks), will be opening their first brick and mortar establishment in January. 

The Hunger Construction storefront will be at the corner of Bay St. and Glenridge Avenue in Montclair, in the former site of Ma Dear's.   According to owner, Aaron Rosenzweig, 600 sq-ft space will be take out only with additional potato options, loaded fries, and more.

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