Food & Drink in Rahway

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A fuzzy brown teddy bear, a pink Chanel handbag, and a football helmet sit on a table, all just waiting to be bitten into. But teeth and taste buds needn't worry—these items have all been sculpted in cake form by the dessert artists at Cake Therapy. The pastry experts excel at transforming cakes into edible sculptures for birthday parties and weddings. Their creative eye also extends to cupcakes, which they craft to resemble tiny castles, cartoon characters, and flowers you can actually eat.

85 East Cherry Street
Rahway,
NJ
US

At each of Michelino's Restaurant?s four locations, kitchen staffers build upon three different depths of pizza crust?thin, deep dish, and Sicilian-style?with ingredients such as sausage, sun-dried tomatoes, steak, and pineapple. The tasty results are served alongside platefuls of baked pastas and hot sub sandwiches layered with veal cutlets, eggplant, or chicken and mozzarella, all adding their own rich scents to the dining rooms? Italian perfume.

169 Washington Ave.
Elizabeth,
NJ
US

Sconces cast a soft glow on modern, wooden tabletops. Green glass tiles glint in the light of fluted hanging lamps. Tea candles flicker next to plush, low lounge seating. The lighting inside Cubanu creates a romantic atmosphere before dates even dig into its menu of American-influenced Cuban dishes, such as empanadas stuffed with goat cheese and spinach. Patrons can also drink glasses of signature house-made sangria, or cap off long nights of filing joint tax returns by munching on late-night tapas dishes served on Friday and Saturday.

1467 Main St.
Rahway,
NJ
US

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