Sticky-Bun Shop Coming to Wildwood Crest

Plus: Other restaurant openings in Hoboken and Burlington City.

Assorted sticky buns from Barry’s Buns

RESTAURANT OPENINGS

Barry’s Buns • Wildwood Crest

Owners Joel Singer, an accomplished pastry chef, and his wife, Jen, are bringing their sticky buns and other baked treats to New Jersey. After having to close one of their two locations in Pennsylvania, the Singers are headed to Wildwood, and are set to open on May 7. Sticky Bun flavors include Apple Crumb, Maple Bacon and the classic Cream Cheese Iced. Other baked goods on the menu include Cinnamon Rolls, Crumb Cakes, Pies and Waffles, topped with Nutella, fruit, peanut butter and cinnamon. To celebrate the opening, the Singers will paint rocks with the Barry’s Bun logo and place them around their Wildwood Crest neighborhood; customers who find a rock and bring it to the store will receive a half-dozen freshly baked buns. Open daily, 7 am–2 pm, after May 7.

Barry’s Buns, 6107 New Jersey Ave., Wildwood Crest

Brooklyn Dumpling Shop • Hoboken

This 24-hour New York staple is crossing the river. Construction has begun on the Hoboken location, expected to open later this year. Founder Stratis Morfogen has signed a lease for additional spaces in Newark and Montclair, and says he hopes to open 16–20 units in total throughout the Garden State. Brooklyn Dumpling Shop is an automat kitchen, using contactless technology for ordering, paying for and picking up food. The shop offers more than 32 dumpling flavors, featuring Bacon Cheeseburger, Peanut Butter and Jelly, French Onion Soup, and Bacon, Egg and Cheese, as well as dessert dumplings such as Fried Apple and Frozen Hot Chocolate Ice Cream Sundae.

Brooklyn Dumpling Shop, 514 Washington St., Hoboken

Schmitty’s • Hoboken

What was the Nag’s Head Pub has become a new, dog-friendly bar called Schmitty’s. The location, under construction last summer, was to be called Backyard Bar, but has changed over the last several months. Hoping to be the best family- and dog-friendly spot in Hoboken, Schmitty’s has bars on the first and second floors, as well as a billiards area. The backyard features synthetic turf and an outdoor fire for people and pets to enjoy together. Open now.

Schmitty’s, 359 First St., Hoboken

Glassy Brown Cookies • Burlington City

Owner Arlene Felder, who has been baking cookies since she was a little girl, opened her brick-and-mortar shop in early March. Customers can enjoy freshly baked cookies and order treats for events. Glassy Brown offers cookie services for local restaurants and businesses. Subscriptions are available for anyone who wants a box of cookies delivered to their doorstep every month. Flavors include Banana Pudding, Salted Caramel Crunch, Lemon Snickerdoodle, Cocoa Peanut Butter and more. Open Wednesday–Friday, 3–7pm; Saturday, noon–5 pm; Sunday, noon–4 pm.

Glassy Brown Cookies, 224 High St., Burlington City; 609-300-2639

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