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Cuban & Main – Fort Lee’s Main Street just got hotter with Babalu Cuban Café

By Sally Deering

Sandwiches sold at Babalu Cuban Cafe in Ft Lee

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cuban hats adorn the windows and traditional Cuban cuisine graces the plates at Fort Lee’s newest addition to Main Street: Babalu Cuban Café. Since opening the bistro in December, owners Raul Vicente, Jr, his partner Patricia Matos, and their team of crackerjack cooks conjure up tasty dishes for new customers who are soon becoming regulars.

The café’s name pays homage to the most famous TV couple of the 1950s, Lucy and Ricky Ricardo (Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz) with posters from “I Love Lucy,” their famous TV Show adorning the walls.

Raul and Lara
Babalu Cuban Cafe owner Raul Vicente Jr. and his daughter Lara in front of the newly oepened Ft. Lee Restaurant

“I had a steakhouse in Jersey City,” Vicente says during a quick break between customers. “My mother was my cook; she was a great cook.” Continue reading Cuban & Main – Fort Lee’s Main Street just got hotter with Babalu Cuban Café

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Vendors Needed for Riverwalk Market- An Outdoor Bazaar of Delights for Hudson’s Waterfront

The New Riverwalk Outdoor Market at Port Imperial Blvd.

To Debut in West New York next month.

HPG 1 copy For the first time in HudsonCounty there will be an outdoor, three seasons market, offering, art, vintage clothing, jewelry, collectibles, toys, antiques and more. Located on Port Imperial Blvd, in West New York and sandwiched between P.F. Chang’s Restaurant and the A&P Supermarket, the Riverwalk Outdoor Market will open for business in July.

 According to spokesperson Raul Vicente Jr, The Riverwalk Market will be open every Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 6pm staring July 13th and running through to October 31. On July 13th the market will open with a ribbon cutting by West New York Mayor Felix Roque, town commissioners or a representative. Family oriented activities including face painting, balloon sculpting, children’s’ tattoos and costumed cartoon characters posing with families will also mark the opening. Continue reading Vendors Needed for Riverwalk Market- An Outdoor Bazaar of Delights for Hudson’s Waterfront

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