Name:  Eliot R. Mosby

Where do you live? Wood-Ridge, NJ

When did you move there? January 2017

Where did you grow up? Chicago, IL

How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion?  I’m co-owner of the Montclair Diner on Valley Road. I LOVE EATING FOOD and enjoying the simple things of life!

Coffee, tea or … ? Coffee with a shot of Espresso. Hold the cream and two sugars.

What’s your idea of a perfect weekend day? Spending time with my family and friends relaxing at the house. Lots of food, eating and laughing at the good ole times.

What’s your favorite local restaurant? Montclair Diner! The new Yummy French Toast with Caramelized Bananas and the Yummy French Toast with Berry Berry Sauce is… DELISH! Also we have some of the best burgers in NJ!

What’s on your nightstand? Chewed up straws (I know it is a bad habit, but it is a stress reliever.)

What are you listening to? 70’s, 80’s & 90’s R&B music.

What are your current indulgences?  Pizza & French Fries

What talent you would most like to have?  A great singing voice!

What’s the worst-kept (or best-kept!) secret about Montclair? The special menu items at the Montclair Diner…a new hidden gem! Also, Chelsea Square. I’m in love with their candles that, once lit, can be used for lotion/moisturizing.

What do you hope they say about you at your funeral? Eliot always gave 100% at whatever he did and always did right by his family, friends and anybody who crossed his path. He was a man of extreme character!