Looking Ahead–The Halal Guys are Coming to Newark

Chicken, beef gyro or falafel sandwiches and platters and chicken over rice will be on the menu when the Halal Guys Gyro and Chicken opens this fall.

Chicken, beef gyro or falafel sandwiches and platters and chicken over rice will be on the menu when the Halal Guys Gyro and Chicken opens this fall at 72 Halsey Street in Newark. All ingredients are fresh, never frozen, including high-quality, responsibly sourced halal meats; marinated and seasoned overnight that are cooked on a grill. Sides include house-made hummus, baba ghanouj, falafel or fries; flaky baklava provides a sweet ending to any meal.

OTHER NJ RESTAURANT OPENINGS

Choc O Pain, a company specializing in French products, starting with slow and long fermentation breads—all sourdough based— pastries, tarts and much more, has opened at  942 Summit Avenue, Jersey City (201-420-7111).

Munchie’s by Antonio, offering Venezuelan Food has opened at 42-48 Norfolk Street Newark (862-241-1084); BYO.

Ramen Gami, 1 Sussex Street, Newark (973-622-2888); BYO.

CLOSINGS

Clevelands Tap Room, West Caldwell

David Todd’s, Morristown

Essex Grand Buffet, West Orange

Il Vicolo, Livingston

The Milford Oyster House, 92 Route 519 (Water Street) Milford (908-995-9411) has closed. The restaurant has been sold to Tom Kulnis and Rosie Tangtrakul who expect to reopen it as The Milford House in mid August.

Picnic, Ridgewood

Wow Burger, Ramsey

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