Chef David Viana Opens Iberian Restaurant in Aberdeen; Other Dining News

Plus: The iconic Cherry Hill Diner closes after 58 years, and Denville gets a new brunch spot.

Lita in Aberdeen
Chef David Viana's Lita, a modern Iberian restaurant, is now open in Aberdeen. Photo courtesy of Emily Schindler


Lita, Aberdeen 

A modern Iberian restaurant has opened up in Aberdeen. The menu incorporates Spanish and Portuguese classics that remind chef David Viana (who also owns Heirloom Kitchen and Heirloom at the St. Laurent) of his childhood. Lita’s paella offerings include rabbit, shrimp and day-boat scallops. Other specials include grilled octopus, grilled razor clams and piri piri chicken.
1055 NJ-34 Aberdeen Township; 732-696-8517

Kraves, Denville

A brand-new restaurant with an extensive breakfast and lunch menu has opened up in Denville. Kraves has a sandwich for every occasion—choose from a variety of paninis, burgers, wraps and hot and cold subs. Breakfast items include waffles, steak and eggs, and stuffed French toast.
28 Diamond Spring Rd, Denville; 973-453-6655

Teriyaki Madness, Old Bridge

This fast-casual chain boasts Asian-inspired, made-to-order items including customizable bowls. Appetizers range from edamame and egg rolls to potstickers and crab rangoon.
1050 A US-9, Old Bridge; 732-313-6043


Cherry Hill Diner, Cherry Hill

The Cherry Hill Diner has closed its doors after 58 years. The community favorite is set to be demolished and replaced by a car wash later in the year.
2341 NJ-38, Cherry Hill; 856-667-8255

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