The transition from Japanese food to Mexican fare involved just a quick walk around the corner for restaurateur Allan Luftig, who didn’t miss a beat when he opened Rosalita after closing Monster Sushi in Summit.
The Monster chefs, who happened to be Mexican, often would prepare dishes featuring their native specialties just for Luftig and his wife, Janice. So when his lease was up and Summit House took over Monster’s space on Springfield Avenue, it was a natural move for Luftig to open a Mexican place in the nearby Maple Street space his landlord offered him.
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Source: NJ.com Union