Food Tour of Bloomfield Center – June 22

by Alice Magdziak • June 11, 2019 • Essex, FoodComments (0)362

Join us at the first ever Food Tour presented by the Bloomfield Center Alliance on June 22 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM. The tour will walk through Bloomfield Center’s business district with a guide making stops for scrumptious samples at area restaurants. Tour participants can connect with chefs and owners of the restaurants and sample cuisine ranging from Italian to Jamaican to the American South.

A guide will lead the tour along with staff from the Bloomfield Center Alliance to provide information on the history and plans for the area along with expert tips on shopping for goods and services, living, and food in the Center today.

The Food Tour is just one of several events highlighting Bloomfield Center this coming summer. Dinner Under the Stars, a popular al fresco dining event that takes place on Washington Street will return for nine Friday’s this summer, as will eight evening Cruise Nights Car Shows which brings classic automobiles and cool tunes to Washington Street.

“The Food Tour of Bloomfield Center will showcase the incredible, multi-ethnic, creative, and walkable food scene here in Bloomfield Center,” says Ollyn Lettman, Director of the Bloomfield Center Alliance. “We have restaurants in the Center that have been open for years like Bloomfield Steak & Seafood and others that just opened this month like Bucco, and we’re excited for people to experience a number of them.” Several of the restaurants the tour will visit were featured in Pete Genovese’s NJ.Com article describing Bloomfield as one of The 15 best under-the-radar dining destinations in New Jersey like Essex Junction Craft Kitchen & Bar and Aki Asian Cuisine.

Anthony Lauro, Owner of Anthony’s Cheesecake, a local staple for fresh Italian meals with a rotating menu and of course, perfect cheesecake, notes, “Anthony’s has been on Washington Street for nearly 10 years. We’re excited for people in Bloomfield and the area to meet us and see what other gems there are in Bloomfield Center.”

Demian Boroff, Manager of The Wooden Spoon Saloon shared, “We’re excited to let people know about the wide variety of events like Trivia Night we host, our commitment to serving New Jersey craft beer, and of course, our brisket ‘burnt ends!’

The Food Tour of Bloomfield Center this June will begin and end at Bloomfield’s historic Lackawanna Train Station and involve short walks between restaurants. Participating restaurants in this tour include: Bloomfield Steak & Seafood, Bucco, Anthony’s Cheesecake, Dev’s Jamaican Cuisine, The Wooden Spoon Saloon, Aki Asian Cuisine, and Essex Junction Craft Kitchen and Bar.

Details: A Food Tour of Bloomfield Center
What: A Food Tour of Bloomfield Center – A guided walk visiting restaurants in Bloomfield Center for chef talks and small samples of cuisines. Event held rain or shine.
When: Saturday, June 22, 2019 – Tour from 2-5PM
Where: Bloomfield Station, Corner of Glenwood and Lackwanna Place
How: Register at
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bloomfield-center-alliance-presents-a-food-tour-of-bloomfield-center-tickets-60574546098?ref=estw…

On the day of the tour, registrants will receive wristband providing access to the group tour and food samples.



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