Pooja Cuisine of India’s owners, Asha and Satish, opened their eatery to pay homage to the distinctive dishes originated by the restaurants and chefs of their Indian homeland. They specialize in vegetarian and vegan Indian fare, such as delicate rice dosas stuffed with curried vegetables or fresh cheese and all-you-can-eat thali platters. Their chefs whip up spicy morsels for dine-in customers and for their catering business, where they transport homestyle meals to events such as weddings, corporate meetings, and World’s Greatest Grandpa award ceremonies.
Stylist and owner Regina Aguirre has run Eternal Impressions with her husband for nearly 20 years, giving clients chic haircuts or fastidious manicures. During color treatments and styling, staffers infuse hair with Joico, Crew, and Schwarzkopf products. Manicures and makeup applications help clients complete a new look, and eyelash extensions create a lusher canopy for eyeballs to lounge under.
When Dr. Shahed S. Rahman helps someone to lose weight, he’s not just looking at a number. The licensed physician and surgeon knows that slimming down isn’t just about fitting into a pair of skinny jeans, it’s about overall health. Obesity can lead to back pain, diabetes, and heart disease, so Dr. Rahman keeps Skinny Me Weight Loss and Aesthetics Center stocked with latest in medical-weight-loss services. Assisted by registered nurse practitioner Karen O'Hara and registered nurse Jennifer Seguancia, he eviscerates unwanted flab with techniques including hormone balancing and prescription medications. In conjunction with nutrition plans and exercise, vitamin-B12 injections can boost metabolism and energy levels. He also offers the aesthetic augmentation with Latisse eyelashes, chemical peels, and Botox and Juvéderm injections.
At Rhino Fitness, personal trainer Joe Palmieri brings years of weight training and workout-designing experience to group fitness classes that range from 30-minute cardio and core sessions to intense hour-long cross-training workouts. Classes include 60-minute barbell workouts with core exercises, intense Insanity workouts packed into 30-minute sessions, and 60-minute boot camps held both indoors and out.
Tranquility Day Spa?s massage therapists, aestheticians, and nail technicians whisk visitors away on a cloud of relaxation with a menu of spa services and packages. The skincare team specializes in facials that remedy a variety of epidermal maladies, such as acne and the effects of aging, and nonsurgical facelifts that rely on enzymes and amino acids to stimulate collagen growth and improve skin's elasticity. The spa's arsenal of body-care treatments includes contouring wraps, scrubs, and eight types of massage, which treat pains caused by a stressful week at work or a long day of avoiding work by hiding the office water cooler.
Owner, stylist, and 22-year industry veteran Ray Caballero helms Casa R. Caballero Salon, Spa & Boutique with an eye for style and a preference for experienced team members. Ray's styling chairs are flanked by numerous beauty and wellness experts, including stylist 25-year veteran stylist Yolie Kelly, 15-year veteran massage therapist and master aesthetician Stacy Glass and 10-year veteran nail tech Mickie Trieu. Leveraging products from Lanza Healing Haircare, Pravana, Redken OPI, and Essie, team members assist clients in achieving their aesthetic aspirations with salon and spa services ranging from waxing to feather extensions to facials. They also keep the door open until as late as 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday to accommodate those who work, sleep, or sleepwork during the day.