Heart and Soul Catering 31 Vose Ave, South Orange, NJ07079 Heart and Soul is owned by Chef Jesse Jones. Chef Jones has been cooking for over 25 years and specializes in classic…More Southern cooking. In addition to catering, he offers cooking lessons and food and wine tastings. Check his Web site for news, recipes, menus and even video.
The Reservoir is an old-school, family-owned-and-operated Italian restaurant serving the best pizza and sausage in a…More state known for pizza, depending on who you talk to. They do a heavy-duty take-out business and catering both on and off site (funerals included).
Reservoir is very kid- and family-friendly, particularly on Mondays, which is "Make Your Own Pizza Night". For years, Reservoir has hosted regulars, including reporters, pols, neighbors and descendants of the original customers. The private party room seats up to 45 people.
The Reservoir Club was started in Newark by Vincenza Agnellino, grandfather of the two siblings who now own it, at a time when pizza was called "tomato pie". In 1965, the restaurant relocated to West South Orange Avenue, not far from the train station and adjacent to a town parking lot. The decor is straightforward; the pizza recipe (although now with many more toppings) is the same as in 1935; the atmosphere is "all in the neighborhood." Check out the family history, featured in the main room. And remember, they restaurant accepts cash only.