Ritu Harlalka is still getting used to the new neighborhood – for seven years she’s operated a successful vegetarian Indian restaurant in Burlington, Mass. – so successful that she thought it was time to expand. She chose Manchester’s West Side, where she opened Ritu’s Spice Utsav (“celebration”) softly on Jan. 20. READ MORE
If you’ve never been “mugged” at Chiggy’s, there are a few things to know: It’s open 7 days a week, it’s cash-only, and Cindy Kenney takes pride in everything she cooks, from scratch. And if you ask, she’ll tell you the story behind their famous mugs, and how Chiggy’s got its name. READ MORE
Over the past two years, Jose and Angela Mojica have been on a wild adventure, one which shows no signs of slowing down as they pause for yet another detour: Without warning they’re losing their lease on their West Side Dulces Bakery. READ MORE
It was the grand opening for Crazy Noodle last week, after soft opening a week earlier for the Asian-cuisine eatery, which is nestled into the Londonderry Commons shopping plaza on Route 102, amid an inviting landscape of other interesting eateries and storefronts. READ MORE
The open house will feature samples from the café’s mix of health- and comfort-inspired menu items, cold-pressed juices and all-natural ingredient smoothies. Also on hand will be nitro-infused coffee demonstrations by Millyard Coffee, craft cocktail samples from Djinn Spirits and live music from Susan Goyette, performed on the outdoor patio.