Friday, March 2, 2012
The results of a week-long survey are in, Molto Bene won for favorite Italian restaurant in East Windsor, Cranbury and Hightstown.
When it comes to getting Italian food, locals prefer Molto Bene Cafe & Italian Market in Cranbury. Molto Bene was the winner of a week-long poll asking Patch readers what their favorite Italian restaurants were around town. Although the results were extremely close and Molto Bene fell behind Sal's Pizzeria & Restaurant by one vote, there was overwhelming support for Molto Bene in the comments, which counted toward the winning restaurant. In the poll alone, Sal's Pizza received 42 votes, Molto Bene came just behind with 41 votes and Mannino's 4 Pizza and Trattoria had 37 votes. Further behind in the poll, Cranbury Pizza had 12 votes, Scotto's Ristorante Italiano & Pizza and Via Roma of East Windsor each had four votes. Barone's Trattoria, …
Monday, February 6, 2012
Join Patch editors for coffee Tuesday, and learn what Patch has to offer.
Patch staff members will be at Americana Diner on Tuesday from 1 to 4 p.m. to talk with residents of East Windsor, Cranbury and Hightstown about the issues they think are important. The winner topped Hightstown Diner by just a few votes, as well as Molto Bene and Dunkin Donuts in a poll of readers. Stop by and chat, or business owners can come by to learn how to claim their listing - the coffee's on us.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
The restaurant recently relocated to Cranbury after it was destroyed by Hurricane Irene.
Local musicians are hosting a fundraiser to help raise money for Molto Bene’s rebuilding efforts. The fundraiser will feature live music from The Second Time Around (Caila and Natalie), Talinday, Connor and Miranda, Eitan and Jacqueline, 100% Cotton and Antwan. "There are no words to express how thankful we are to our community," said co-owner Val Adamo in an email. "The assistance we received from the different groups of people is what kept us going forward." Event organizer Debbie Cabrera said the owners of Molto Bene opened their doors to local musicians. “They were really good to the community and allowed non-professional musicians to get their feet wet by employing them to play in front of an audience of friends and locals,” Cabrera…
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Molto Bene owners Peter and Val Adamo are reopening their business in downtown Cranbury Friday. Molto Bene is relocating from Hightstown after Hurricane Irene caused widespread flooding in the downtown. Click through the gallery to see what the new location will bring. Friday's hours will be 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, November 6, 2011
A review of the week's top stories.
Sunday, November 6, 2011
Molto Bene to Reopen in Cranbury Molto Bene is recovering from Hurricane Irene and reopening at a new location on Main Street in Cranbury. Click here to read more. Cranbury's CERT Team Keeping Kids Safe During Halloween To help kids stay safe while trick or treating, Cranbury’s Community Emergency Response Team handed out flashing buttons, patroled Main Street and served as a crossing guard at key intersections. Click here to read more. Route 130 South in Cranbury to be Resurfaced A four-mile stretch of Route 130 south in Cranbury will be resurfaced in Spring 2012, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. Click here to read more. DiGirolamo Appeals Murder Conviction The man who pled guilty to killing his Hightstown …
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
After Hurricane Irene devastated the restaurant, owners say they are hoping to open in a new location mid-November.
Molto Bene is recovering from Hurricane Irene and reopening at a new location on Main Street in Cranbury. “We didn’t want to stay in the same location because of safety,” said Val Adamo, who owns Molto Bene with her husband, Peter Adamo. She said they did not have flood insurance because they were not in a designated flood zone. They received a loan through the Small Business Administration that helped get them back on their feet, Val Adamo said. “If it wasn’t for them [the SBA] we probably wouldn’t be here,” she said. The new location, housed in the former Hot Wok Café, will seat 35 to 40 people, with more tables outside during nice weather, and has ample parking, Adamo said. The couple wanted to stay in the area, and explored other …