Boozy Wire: September 2012

Foodie and boozy news in Bergen County and beyond for September 2012.

PARAMUS: According to the Second Helpings blog, the Midwest chain Steak ‘n Shake will be opening it’s first New Jersey location at Paramus Park Mall.


PEARL RIVER: The 17th Annual A Taste of Rockland will be held on September 24th at the Pearl River Hillton for an evening of tasting signature dishes from Rockland County’s finest restaurants

WESTWOOD: The Westwood Chamber of Commerce has announced that Westwood Restaurant Week will be held from October 4th thru 14th featuring 18+ restaurants including 2 for $25 lunches!

TAPPAN: Tappan Grille has opened in the space formerly housing Liberty’s Bar and Grill. Their website is still under construction.

NYACK: Gypsy Donut is hosting their third coffee class, Home Roasting on September 26th at 6:00pm featuring everything you need to roast your own coffee at home.

RIDGEWOOD: Lisa’s Turkish Kitchen should be reopening sometime during September at 28 Oak Street.

MAYWOOD: Session Bistro has started serving a three-course brunch on Sundays for $15.95 per person.

WESTWOOD: The Iron Horse has released their Oktoberfest specials which began on September 1st featuring German food & beer.

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP: The Taste of Bergen event for (201) Restaurant Week is on October 1st from 7:00-10:00pm at Seasons in Washington Township featuring dishes from the region’s top restaurants with beer, wine and cocktails.

NORWOOD: The Blind Boar is offering a $40 voucher for $20 via Amazon Local.

CLOSTER: According to’s Second Helpings blog, Paulie’s Restaurant is now Cask 171.

TENAFLY: Europe Cafe & Grill (featuring Mediterranean Specialties) is opening the space that formerly housed Sparkie’s Pizza (and before that Green Door Cafe) at 1 Highwood Avenue.

TENAFLY: Olive Bakery has officially opened for business (replacing the now moved Savoy Bakery). We first mentioned Olive Bakery back in our June 2012 Boozy Wire.

MAHWAH: BOOM Burger has finally revealed their second location (their first location is in Rochelle Park) address to be 180 Route 17 South next to the Double Tree Hotel. Their menu is viewable here.

HAWORTH: Comedy Night is back at Andiamo Restaurant on Wednesday, September 19th with a four course dinner and 3 comedians (including John Carli and Rob Falcone) for only $49 per person.

MAHWAH: Bergen Health & Life is hosting the 5th annual Bergenfest 2012 featuring the best of Bergen on Thursday, September 27th from 5-9pm at the Sheraton Mahwah Hotel.

PARAMUS: Juicing experts from Breville, Omega and Huron will be hosting juicing demos on Juicing Day at Chef Central on Saturday, September 8th from 12-3pm.

TENAFLY: Healthway Natural Foods is hosting a Tasting Event for a healthy pantry makeover  on Friday, September 14th and Saturday, September 15th from 11am-5pm featuring tasty pantry essentials  including tons of allergy-friendly and raw foods. View Flyer.

RIVER EDGE: Sanducci’s Trattoria is bringing back their popular Lunch Buffet starting September 10th which will be available Monday-Friday from 12:00-2:30pm for $11.95 per person.

CLOSTER: Locale Restaurant & Bar is now serving brunch (PDF).

TENAFLY: A new self-serve frozen yogurt shop called Build Your Yogurt is coming soon to 6 Washington Street. They also have a location in Oakland, NJ. A copy of their current flavors menu.

PARAMUS: Miller’s NJ Ale House on Route 4 East has opened. Daily Specials from their Facebook Page.

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