Whole Foods In Clark Opens New Eatery

New market restaurant serves casual American eats and inventive cocktails.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 20

CLARK BAR OPENS IN WHOLE FOODS MARKET, CLARK

Clark Bar, located in the new Whole Foods Market, 1255 Raritan Road, Clark, is a full-scale restaurant featuring a unique cocktail menu—a first for Whole Foods Markets in the tri-state area. Menu items, developed by Daniel Lachs and Dan Rothman of Whole Foods Market’s Northeast Culinary Team, include burgers served on whole-wheat brioche bun with choice of fries and slaw, flatbreads, salads, sides, desserts and a kid’s menu. Wash your meal down with a cocktails such as a Gin & Juice made with Dorothy Parker American Gin, pink grapefruit and tangerine juices, Hella Bitter Citrus Bitters, sage and cucumber, or opt for a sparkling, rose, white, red or sweet wine. Prefer beer? There are local drafts such as River Horse Summer Blonde from Ewing as well as bottles and cans.

 

MORE NJ RESTAURANT OPENINGS

The Beer Spot & Grill, a sports bar, has opened at 2027 Lemoine Avenue, Fort Lee (201- 461-9740).

Hudson Grill, offering breakfast, lunch and dinner, has opened at 64 Sip Avenue, Jersey City offering diner fare as well as Colombian dishes (201-360-2536).

Fried shrimp, Mahi tacos and crab cakes are a few of the items offered at I Got Crabs N Some, 150 S Delsea Drive, Glassboro (856-340-5011); BYO.

Mariachi Mexican, 413 Main Street, Metuchen (732-243-9851); BYO.

Marra’s Italian Specialties, a deli offering salads, wraps and hot and cold sandwiches, has relocated a few doors away to 172 Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland (973-403-8911).

Red Knot Gastropub, offering a full bar and small plates, entrees and desserts that focus on gourmet American comfort food, has opened at 3600 E Landis Avenue, Vineland (856-205-0049).

Seoul Galbi, a Korean BBQ restaurant, has opened at 123 Paramus Road, Paramus (201-843-8885).

Simonetti Pizza, 1005 Market Street, Palmyra (856-735-5450); BYO.

 

CLOSINGS

Trinity Restaurant, Bar & Lounge has closed and changed ownership. Their Facebook page has the following post: “After 11 wonderful years of business in Hoboken, Trinity has closed its doors and turned off the lights for the last time. We would like to thank all of our staff and friends for their love and support. Most of all we want to thank our customers. You will always hold a special place in our hearts. Thank you for an amazing 11-year run Hoboken!”

 

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