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READERS

CHOICE
AWARDS
2018

Advertising Supplement | Home News Tribune | Middlesex County | November 15, 2018
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Bishop’s Bistro Cucina Mandreucci
Metuchen at Edison Pizza
Edison
Perkins Restaurant
Perkins Restaurant
EATING & & Bakery
& Bakery
DRINKING BURGER East Brunswick
ASIAN CUISINE Colonial Diner
COFFEE
East Brunswick
Arirang Hibachi Colonial Diner
Steakhouse East Brunswick
Parlin
Novita Bistro &
READERS CHOICE CONTEST 2018 Lounge The Coffee House
Chan’s Chinese Metuchen Edison
Iselin
Welcome to the Home News Tribune’s Best of Middlesex County Readers’ Perkins Restaurant Perkins Restaurant
Choice Awards. Readers took the time to share with us their top picks for the Chung Sing
best things about the place we call home.
& Bakery & Bakery
Old Bridge Colonia
The Best of Middlesex County winners in each category were selected by CUBAN FOOD
the readers of the Home News Tribune through ballots available online every
day from July 13 to August 24. Ballots were also printed in the Home News BAGELS BYOB Lola Latin Bistro
Tribune on selected dates in July and August. Ballots were then processed and Knot Just Bagels Colonial Diner Metuchen
tabulated over the next several weeks. Woodbridge East Brunswick
Best Eating and Drinking DELI
All that activity can build a person’s appetite and there’s plenty of eating Colonial Diner
and drinking establishments to satisfy it. Offering a wide range of culinary Bagel Pantry Lola Latin Bistro East Brunswick
delights, area restaurants can satisfy the most demanding eaters. Metuchen Metuchen
Best Entertainment Bagel Boy
When locals are looking for a little fun, they don’t have to go far. Middlesex
Nunzios Kitchen Knot Just Bagels
Old Bridge
County offers some of the best entertainment in the state, and our readers Sayreville Woodbridge
have found the best spots around. BAKERY
CASUAL DINING Woodbridge
Best People and Services Homemade by
Colonial Diner Delicatessen
Is your need financial or physical? Here are some choices when it comes to Marianne
banking, doctors, dentists, massages and manicures. Carteret East Brunswick DINER
Best Shopping

Did you know...
You can practically find anything from the various businesses in Middlesex
County. Fulfill all your shopping needs from this wide range of categories. Dorsi’s Bakery
Port Reading
We hope you find your favorites, but remember it’s a matter of opinion.
Check out the winners and find out what they won. BBQ
Dig in, enjoy and see for yourself all the wonderful offerings in the
Home News Tribune’s Best of Middlesex County Readers’ Choice Awards. Big Harlies BBQ
Sayreville
Our readers know what
This Special Advertising Section
was prepared by the Retail they like and want to
Advertising, Marketing and
Advertising Services departments
Please note:
Jersey Shore BBQ
East Brunswick tell the world?
where voting resulted in
of the Home News Tribune.
a tie, multiple winner BRUNCH Over 30,000 votes were cast for the
Cover Design/Layout/Production:
names are listed. 2018 Home News Tribune Middlesex
Kevin Thompson Colonial Diner County Readers Choice Contest!
East Brunswick
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Colonial Diner Catherine

Did you know...
East Brunswick Lombardi
New Brunswick Arirang Hibachi Carvel
Steakhouse Middlesex County
Seville Diner Parlin
What’s the Scoop
East Brunswick Metuchen Inn Elixir Bar & Grill Metuchen
Metuchen
Bridge-Way Diner
Over 450 votes
Edison
LouCas Milltown
& Restaurant
HOT DOGS Ice Cream Depot
Old Bridge Edison
Destination Dogs
were cast for
INDIAN FOOD
FAMILY GREEK FOOD New Brunswick
Bollywood Favorite Pizza?
FRIENDLY The Greek
on Main Tadka
Colonial Diner East Brunswick
East Brunswick
Metuchen Costco Wholesale
Edison ITALIAN FOOD
Pithari Taverna Stewart’s Drive-In MEXICAN On The Border
La Tavola Cucina
Perkins Restaurant Highland Park Rahway South River
Mexican Grill &
& Bakery Jose Tejas
Mamoun’s Cantina
ICE CREAM/ Iselin
Cucina Mandreucci New Brunswick New Brunswick
FROZEN YOGURT Nunzios Kitchen
at Edison Pizza PIZZA
HAPPY HOUR Magnifico’s Sayreville Elixir
Edison
La Tavola Cucina Ice Cream D’Novo Bar & Grill Nunzios Kitchen
FINE DINING South River East Brunswick Metuchen Edison Sayreville

The Medicine Shoppe of Woodbridge
thanks you for voting for us as the
Best Pharmacy in Central Jersey.
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Did you know...
Alternative Integrated Medical Services Edison Pizza &
Italian Restaurant
NJ’s Premier Pain and Wellness Center
Maria’s Pizza
& Subs
Medical Doctors • Chiropractors • Physical Milltown

Therapists • Podiatrist • Nutritionist SEAFOOD Over 2,000
Colonial Diner votes were cast
for Favorite
East Brunswick
Thank you for voting The AIMS Clinic
“BEST OF THE BEST” SouthSide Clam Entertainment
for Chiropractic, Podiatry and Holistic Bar & Restaurant
South Plainfield
Category?
services in Middlesex County. For over LouCas WINGS
40 years, our Team has customized Edison
Golden Lion Inn Majestic Lanes
treatment programs to eliminate pain SPORTS BAR Milltown Bowling Alley
Hailey’s Harp Hopelawn
and optimize health! and Pub
Buffallo Wild COMEDY CLUB
Metuchen
Wings Stress Factory
We specialize in successfully treating: North Brunswick New Brunswick
back/neck/shoulder/arm/hip/leg/ Elixir Bar & Grill Hooters
Edison COMMUNITY
East Brunswick
knee/foot & ankle pain, headaches, Miller’s Ale House
THEATER
fibromyalgia and weight issues. Woodbridge Township Playhouse 22
East Brunswick
STEAKHOUSE
Stage Left Steak
FREE CONSULTATION AVAILABLE New Brunswick State Theatre
New Jersey
CALL (732) 254-5553 TODAY! New Brunswick
Arirang Hibachi ENTERTAINMENT DANCE STUDIO
Most Insurance Accepted Steakhouse
Parlin ART GALLERY School of the Arts
Dance Education
Medicare Participant Steakhouse 85 Pinot’s Palette
East Brunswick Center
Restaurant North Brunswick
New Brunswick BAR/
SUB/HOAGIE NIGHTCLUB
Edison Sub Shop Lagoda’s Saloon Dancation Studio
South Amboy of Dance & Theatre
Old Bridge
Tastee Subs BOWLING
Edison ALLEY Across the Floor
150-A Tices Lane, East Brunswick Big Wally’s Subs Bowlero
Woodbridge

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Did you know...
BANQUET/ CHARITABLE
East Brunswick RECEPTION ORGANIZATION CHIROPRACTOR
Rescue Squad FACILITIES Jammin For Jaclyn Alternative
The Pines Manor Sayreville
Morgan First Integrated Medical
Aid Squad Edison Services, LLC
Old Bridge Fuccile Foundation East Brunswick

Over 1,700 ASSISTED Park Chateau Metuchen

votes were LIVING Estate JEMMS Plaza Chiropractic
East Brunswick Foundation, Inc. Center
cast for
Parker at
BUILDER CHILDCARE/ Old Bridge
Stonegate
Dance Studio?
PRESCHOOL Aims Clinic
Highland Park Robert Downey
General Contractor Tots & Blocks East Brunswick
Sayreville Nursery School
Brandywine Living Old Bridge DENTIST
Topgolf
at Governor’s CAR SERVICE Dr. Kenneth Band,
Woodbridge
Crossing Regal Limousines DMD
Englishtown
Garden Friends
INDOOR & Car Service Parlin Spotswood
AMUSEMENT Reformed South Amboy
Good Day
AMC Loews New PEOPLE AND Church Home Preschool & Shapiro &
Brunswick 18 SERVICES Old Bridge
Harrington Kindergarten Rollman, DDS
Brunswick
ACCOUNTANT/ AUTO REPAIR/ Limousine Milltown East Brunswick
Edison
ACCOUNTING FIRM SERVICES
Pinot’s Palette Weisman & Hall Brothers CAR WASH
East Brunswick
Company, LLP Automotive, LLC Woodbridge
East Brunswick Middlesex Car Wash
AMC Aviation 12
Linden
Kenneth Portera &
Three Star Posh Car Wash Thank you for voting us
Associates
PARK
East Brunswick
Auto Service, Inc. & Express Oil Best garden Center for
Thompson Park Monroe Township Change
Disc Golf Course Furey & Co Old Bridge 2018.
Jamesburg Rayco
Monroe Township Auto Service CATERER
PLACE TO LISTEN
ADULT East Brunswick Food We look forward to
COMMUNITY
TO LIVE MUSIC
Concordia BANK/ Architects, LLC
Piscataway
serving you in 2019.
General Saloon Monroe FINANCIAL
Old Bridge INSTITUTION
Amboy Bank Tuscany Old
Rossmoor Bridge Italian
Starland Ballroom Monroe Township
Specialty Foods
Sayreville RSI Bank Old Bridge
AMBULANCE OUR STORE HOURS OUR LOCATION
State Theatre SQUAD Colonia Monday-Saturday- 9:00am – 5:00pm
Twin Oaks Sunday- 9:00am – 4:00pm
1600 New Durham Rd
South Plainfield, New Jersey 07080
New Jersey Milltown Northfield Bank Caterers *Please Call During Times of 732-985-2166

New Brunswick Rescue Squad Milltown Old Bridge
Inclement Weather Click here for a map & directions
FREE
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VOTED BEST BAGEL Breakfast & Lunch
Hand Rolled Bagels (36 varieties)
SHOP and One of Homemade Cream Cheese
the BEST Deli’s IN Full Boar’s Head® Deli 1/2 lb. of cream cheese
CENTRAL JERSEY Ask About Our Daily Specials
with the purchase of a
Monday - Friday
Wednesday All Day Special $6.99/Dozen dozen bagels
Call ahead to order your favorite flavors!

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VOTING to KEEP
US THE #1 Bagel

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for more coupons.
Let Us Cater Your Holiday Party or Any Other Event or Special Occasion!

VOTED BEST BANK Voted Best Bank

YEARS
IN A
ROW
Member FDIC
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Thank You Central New Jersey
For voting us as
“One of the Best Hearing Aid Providers” 2018
For 35 years we have helped to correct hearing loss and improve communication but….
We don’t just fit Hearing Aids. We also:
• Evaluate and Treat Tinnitus
• Examine for Hearing Loss in adults & children
• Provide Hearing Conservation to Industry
• Counsel families about the Effects of Hearing Loss
• Perform Speech Mapping when your Hearing Aids are not helping
• Work with schools to help them teach hearing impaired students

Dr. Granville Brady, Jr. CCC-SLP/A is a Board Certified NJ Licensed Audiologist/Speech-Language
Pathologist specializing in treating hearing disorders

READERS CHOICE CONTEST 2018

Offices in Williamsburg Commons
10 Auer Ct., Suite C East Brunswick
732-387-2395
Most Insurance Plans Accepted for Audiological Testing
NJ Audiology/SLP License 002. Hearing Aid Dispenser Lic. 354
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Dr. Thomas Jacoby Kurzawa Funeral HOLISTIC CARE G&W Jewelers
Thank You East Brunswick Homes
Alternative
Milltown

For Voting Us FENCING
South Amboy
Integrated Medical
COMPANY HAIR SALON National Estate
Best Subs in Services, LLC
Jewelers
Quality Fence Co. Solo Hair Design East Brunswick
Middlesex County! Old Bridge Edison East Brunswick

The Aims Clinic Fords Jewelers
Monmouth Tekniques Salon
East Brunswick Nicholas Jewelers
Fence, LLC East Brunswick HOME
Old Bridge
Spotswood
The Hair Shop 2 IMPROVEMENT LANDSCAPING
FIRE South Amboy CONTRACTOR Broehls Lawn
DEPARTMENT Valiant Home Maintenance, Inc.
HEALTH/
Spotswood Fire Remodelers North Brunswick
FITNESS CLUB
Department Carteret
Karma Fitness
and Wellness GKB Landscaping
Monroe The Home Depot
Milltown Fire South Amboy
Edison Department HOSPITAL Raritan Valley
Sub Shop East Brunswick Crossfit Hackensack Tree Service
2270 Woodbridge Ave
Edison, NJ • 732-985-0766 Independent Fire Barbending Meridian Health East Brunswick
Department East Brunswick JFK Medical
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Center
MARTIAL ARTS
FLORIST Retro Fitness
East Brunswick Edison Brill’s Karate
Especially for You Spotswood
Florist and Gift HEARING AID
Shop PROVIDER Saint Peter’s
Monroe University Ernie Reyes’ World
JFK Johnson
Hospital Martial Arts
Rehabilitation New Brunswick Monroe Township
Roots of Love Institute
Florist Edison Robert Wood Satori Academy of
Spotswood Johnson Martial Arts
University Edison
Biondi’s Florist Granville Brady
Hospital EMS
and Greenhouses Au. D. New Brunswick
NAIL SALON
Thank you for Voting us Best East Brunswick East Brunswick
Nirvana Nails
Library for 2018 INSURANCE & Day Spa
FUNERAL HEATING & AIR
CONDITIONING AGENCY East Brunswick
SERVICES
Hanco Service The Volk Insurance
Brunswick
Group, LLC
Memorial Home South River AquaSpa Day Spa
Milltown
East Brunswick & Nail Salon
John E. McCormac, Mayor East Brunswick
Bill Leary Air
Liberty Mutual The Spa
Gerity & Chubenko Conditioning &
732-634-4450 Funeral Home Heating
Insurance at Little River
1 George Frederick Plaza, Woodbridge, NJ 07095-2598 Woodbridge Metuchen JEWELER South Amboy
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NEW CAR PODIATRIST REAL ESTATE SUMMER Broadway
DEALERSHIP Lifetyme Photo AGENT CAMP Tattoo Lounge
Alternative South Amboy
Richard Lucas & Video Integrated Medical Jane Mueller, Old Bridge
Chevrolet East Brunswick Services, LLC ReMax First Realty Township TRAVEL AGENT
Avenel East Brunswick
Mother Hubbard
East Brunswick Choice Vacations
Colonia
Photography Centenary Early
Richard Lucas Woodbridge Befumo Century 21: Lucia Learning Center USED CAR
Subaru Genine M DPM Bonsante Metuchen DEALERSHIP
Lora Kontos East Brunswick East Brunswick
Avenel Photography TANNING SALON Deals on Wheels
Acme Nissan Jamesburg Edison Foot SPA Bronze Age
East Brunswick

Monmouth Junction & Ankle Nirvana Nails Spray Tanning VETERINARIAN
PHYSICAL Edison
& Day Spa Monroe Township
PET SERVICES East Brunswick
THERAPY POLICE East Brunswick
TATTOO PARLOR Animal Hospital
Sycamore Acres Endurance DEPARTMENT
Monroe Township Rabbit’s Den
Rehabilitation and East Brunswick AquaSpa Day Spa Tattoo Parlor Route 516 Animal
Wellness Center, Police Department & Nail Salon Milltown Hospital
Dog Leadership PC East Brunswick Old Bridge
101 East Brunswick
Monroe Spotswood Police The Spa Modern Times South Brunswick
Department at Little River Tattoo Animal Hospital
K9 Resorts of Alternative South River Spotswood Monmouth Junction
East Brunswick Piscataway Police
Integrated Medical Department
Pampered
Paws Spa
Services, LLC
East Brunswick PUBLIC Weisman & Company, LLP
South River LIBRARY Accountants and Consultants
Aims Physical Woodbridge
Furology Pet
Grooming Therapy Center Thank you for voting us
Monroe Township East Brunswick
East Brunswick
PHARMACY PLACE TO Old Bridge Best Accounting Firm
The Medicine VOLUNTEER
REAL ESTATE in Middlesex County!
Shoppe Karma Cat Zen Dog AGENCY
Woodbridge Rescue Society ERA Central
North Brunswick Levinson
Monroe Park Monroe Township
Pharmacy, Inc St. Bartholomew
Monroe Township Columbiettes Gloria Zastko,
Avenel Pharmacy East Brunswick Realtors Providing personalized services for 40 years.
Avenel North Brunswick
Endurance Accounting, Tax & Consulting
Rehabilitation RE/MAX Country for Individuals and Businesses
PHOTOGRAPHER and Wellness Milltown

P.M. Studios Center, PC Davis Realtors 407 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Edison East Brunswick East Brunswick (732) 257-6866 • info@zwco.com
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Paul’s

TOY ROOM
(732) 214-0953
READERS CHOICE CONTEST 2018
Quality and Professionalism Since 1987
Thank you for Voting us the
Best in Central New Jersey (Again)!
Proudly serving the East Brunswick area
Large collection of collectible pieces, Star Wars,
Lego, Masters of the Universe, Transformers, GI Joe, Lawn Application Division
Batman, and Spider-Man. Over 10,000 pieces $10
and under.
“Where the best toys made make the best memories”
3322 C Washington Road, Parlin, NJ 08859
732-824-8222
Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @pauls_toy_room
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Six Years in a Row!
HAPPY HOUR: MON - FRI 4:30 - 6:30
PERFECT FOR YOUR HOLIDAY CELEBRATIONS

HIBACHI STEAKHOUSE & MODERN ASIAN TAVERN
Thank you to all those who voted for us for
“BEST OF THE BEST MIDDLESEX COUNTY”
Now Accepting Advanced Priority Seatings
986 Route 9 South, Parlin, NJ • 732.525.3551 • www.partyonthegrill.com

As a token of our appreciation, bring this ad in and
receive

$
10 OFF
your Entire Bill
May not be combined with any other offer,
Happy Hour, Loyalty Rewards, Kids Eat Free. Not Valid
Holidays, Certificate Code: Best of the Best 2018.
Expires 11.30.18

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Raymour &

Did you know...
Norman’s Flanigan Furniture The Medicine
Hallmark Shop and Mattress Store Shoppe
Milltown Iselin
Woodbridge
Avenel
SHOPPING Pharmacy LIQUOR STORE
Over 6,500
Value City
Budderstown Wegmans Wine,
ANTIQUES Furniture
The
Gifts East Brunswick
Liquor & Beer
votes cast
for shopping
Parlin Woodbridge
Green Elephant Bob’s Discount
in this year’s
Milltown Furniture
Estate Sales
Pharmacy Adelphia Wine
contest?
Sayreville Woodbridge
CLOTHING STORE Company
APPLIANCE GARDEN CENTER East Brunswick
Boscov’s
CENTER Coppola Main Liquor DICK’S
P.C. Richard & Son Garden Center South Amboy Sporting Goods
Kohl’s Petco Animal East Brunswick
South Plainfield
ARTS & CRAFTS/ Casual Male XL Buy Rite Liquors Supplies
HOBBY STORE Edison North Brunswick Parlin
SUPERMARKET/
Gasko’s GROCERY STORE
Hobby Lobby Macy’s MALL Amwell Pet Supply
Family Farms ShopRite
DEPARTMENT Menlo Park Mall Hillsborough Township
Monroe Township
Michaels STORE Edison
POOL/SPA
Timothy’s Center Wegmans
Boscov’s
A.C. Moore Arts for Gardening At Home Stop & Shop
and Crafts Robbinsville Woodbridge Recreation, LLC
Target Center TOY STORE
East Brunswick
BOOKSTORE Kohl’s HARDWARE Woodbridge Paul’s Toy Room
Barnes & Noble STORE SHOE STORE Parlin
DISCOUNT Brunswick
East Brunswick STORE Edison Millwork Square Mall DSW Designer
& True Value East Brunswick Shoe Warehouse Toy Genius
BUILDING Ocean State
Job Lot Hardware East Brunswick Old Bridge
SUPPLY/HOME Edison MUSIC STORE Over the
East Brunswick
IMPROVEMENT STORE Sam Ash SPORTING Moon Toys
The Home Depot Lowe’s Home Music Stores GOODS STORE Highland Park
Five Below Edison
East Brunswick Improvement
Lowe’s Home Trygar’s Hardware OPTICAL
Dollar Tree
Improvement Woodbridge Locksmith Store STORE
CARD & South Brunswick Eyestyles of
GIFT SHOP
ELECTRONICS
STORE HEALTH FOOD/ Woodbridge to all our
winners!
Avenel
it’s ur wrap Best Buy ORGANIC STORE
Gourmet Gift East Brunswick Pyramid Vitamin & PET STORE
Baskets
If your favorite didn’t win, don’t
FURNITURE Health Foods PetSmart
forget to vote next year!
Edison STORE Metuchen East Brunswick
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Park Château Estate and Gardens is located on 15 acres of luscious gardens. With a private pond
and serene chapel, it will provide the perfect setting for your exclusive outdoor or indoor wedding
ceremony and reception.

Chapel Library
678 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816 | 732-238-4200
www.parkchateau.com | info@parkchateau.com
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