October 12, 2010

Nosh: Maplewood's Neighborhood Bistro

At first glance Nosh is like the chubby baby whose cheeks you can't help but pinch: cute, cute, cute. The name is cute. The logo, with a green olive speared by a toothpick standing in for the letter O in Nosh, is cute. The interior of the restaurant, its warm brown color scheme brightened by abstract paintings and (right now at least) a patch's worth of pumpkins, is cute. Perusing the menu, with its cute categories ("Noshes") and cute dishes ("Lobster Lollie"), you'd have to be a Scrooge � or a restaurant critic � not to smile. Continue reading Ian Froeb's review of Nosh. Photos by Jennifer Silverberg.
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Warm, fall decor at Maplewood's newest spot - Nosh.
Warm, fall decor at Maplewood's newest spot - Nosh.
Nosh is one of the newest additions to the thriving Maplewood strip.
Nosh is one of the newest additions to the thriving Maplewood strip.
Nosh is one of the newest additions to the thriving Maplewood strip.
Nosh is one of the newest additions to the thriving Maplewood strip.
Nosh is one of the newest additions to the thriving Maplewood strip.
Nosh is one of the newest additions to the thriving Maplewood strip.
Nosh is one of the newest additions to the thriving Maplewood strip.
Nosh is one of the newest additions to the thriving Maplewood strip.
Warm, fall decor at Maplewood's newest spot - Nosh.
Warm, fall decor at Maplewood's newest spot - Nosh.
Fresh organic basil and strawberries are out in preparation for Nosh's strawberry basil mojito.
Fresh organic basil and strawberries are out in preparation for Nosh's strawberry basil mojito.
Carlin Starr, daughter of owner Paula Anderson, making the strawberry basil mojito.
Carlin Starr, daughter of owner Paula Anderson, making the strawberry basil mojito.
Carlin Starr, daughter of owner Paula Anderson, making the strawberry basil mojito.
Carlin Starr, daughter of owner Paula Anderson, making the strawberry basil mojito.
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