Restaurant News


On June 28, learn the fundamentals at a Sushi Workshop taught by David P. Martone, CCP, at Classic Thyme Cooking School, 710 South Ave West, Westfield. In this participation class, you’ll make miso soup, Japanese ginger salad dressing, miso dressing, gyoza with ponzu sauce, and California, tuna, spicy tuna, and inside-out rolls. 7 to 10 PM; $65. For more information and to enroll call 908-232-5445.

Joe Brown, owner of Melange Cafe, Cherry Hill, has opened Melange @ Haddonfield, 18 Tanner Street, Haddonfield, which serves lunch and dinner daily. Chef Brown’s signature Louisiana and Southern-inspired selections include: barbecued shrimp with cheese biscuits; crab fritters; fried oysters; sausage and bean soup; smothered chicken over crawfish mashed potatoes; jambalaya; and duck gumbo. Melange @ Haddonfield also offers a small-plates menu and a weekend New Orleans jazz brunch. Shade Holden, formerly of Alphabet Soup in Audubon and most recently 707 Restaurant in Philadelphia, is chef de cuisine. Phone: 856-354 1333; BYO.

Chef/owner Scott Cutaneo of Le Petit Chateau, 121 Claremont Avenue, Bernardsville, has a newly renovated second-floor private dining room that can accommodate 35 people. For more information call 908-766-4544.

The Brick House Restaurant, 179 Godwin Avenue, Wyckoff, has reopened after extensive renovations. Menu items include grilled sirloin, lamb porterhouse chops, and baby-back ribs, as well as seafood, pasta, burgers, and open-face sandwiches. A large banquet room is available for private parties. For reservations call 201-848-1211.

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