Giselle Cornwell is a former flight attendant that was born and raised in New Jersey. Now, with a family of her own, they live on weekend adventures around NJ. Today, Giselle shared her Local Love with HipNewJersey.com!
What is your favorite local restaurant?
There are so many! That’s the beauty of being in such a central location… some of my favorites are Papa Ganashe Bakery in Matawan, Hatch44cafe in Metuchen, Marlboro Diner in Marlboro, Over Easy Kitchen in Marlboro and the Mediterranean Chateu in Matawan.
What is your favorite local boutique?
Ruby & Jenna in Old Bridge, I love their on-trend pieces and affordable prices!
What is your favorite local health and wellness center?
NJ Spine and Wellness in Matawan. They’re a new facility and I heard great things!
Where is your favorite local place for home decor?
City Barn Country Penthouse in Red Bank has the cutest home decor!
Where is your favorite local daytime hangout?
Deep Cut Gardens is so pretty during the warmer months.
What is your favorite nighttime hangout?
We love Porta Pizza in Jersey City as well as Asbury Park, NJ! We love their food!
What is your favorite local place to do business?
Bell Works in Holmdel! It’s an amazing large space with lots of shoppes and more to come!
What is your favorite “Made in Jersey” product?
Cool Incandescent Light Bulbs! Thomas Edison perfected the incandescent light bulb in Menlo Park in the 1870s. Shortly after, Birnbaum Electric became Edison’s exclusive distributor. They moved to NJ in the 80s and still produces their bulbs in South Hackensack, NJ.
What is your favorite New Jersey downtown district?
I love downtown Metuchen! So many different shoppes and restaurants to choose from and super quaint!
What is your favorite New Jersey-based service business (photographer, etc.)?
Creative Twists Events, They’re a super cute and creative space for all kinds of events located in Metuchen, NJ.
How has COVID-19 affected your business?
I think we can all agree that COVID-19 has affected everything. Our daily life has changed dramatically. It has affected all our small shops and all our favorite brands by severely halting or stopping business as usual. It has been extremely challenging for everyone.
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