Photos: “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” family, Richard and Kathy Wakile, Celebrate Mother’s Day at Sugar Factory American Brasserie in NYC

New York City’s newest eatery, Sugar Factory American Brasserie in the Meatpacking District, was the celebrity Mother’s Day hotspot as “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” family, Richard and Kathy Wakile, celebrated the occasion with their children, Victoria and Joseph, on Sunday.

The Wakiles arrived to the busy restaurant in style with Richard dressed in a teal sweater that complimented Kathy’s lime green ensemble and tan fedora. The doting husband and his wife sipped on Passion Punch and Sunshine Tea Goblets, as Victoria and Joseph enjoyed Make A Wish Milkshakes. The foursome enjoyed Sugar Factory’s Mac and Cheese Pops and Mini Burgers as an appetizer. For their second course, the ladies enjoyed Caesar and Chinese Chicken Salads while the guys noshed on the Sugar Factory Signature Burger and Black Angus Filet. For dessert, the family split the Strawberry Cheesecake Sundae, topped with cheesecake chunks and strawberry sauce.

After their meal, the Wakiles ventured over to Sugar Factory’s sweet shop where they picked out Couture Pops that matched their outfits. Kathy also filled a candy bag with Chocolate Rocks and White Chocolate-Covered Pretzels. Victoria and Joseph were overheard saying, “There’s nobody better than you, mom,” to Kathy as the family headed out.

Meanwhile, another New Jersey housewife was surprised with a Sugar Factory gift basket for Mother’s Day. Joe Gorga and his children surprised their queen, Melissa, with a huge Sugar Factory basket filled with Couture Pops, a variety of Chocolate Bars, Bubble Gum Tape, Chocolate-Covered Raisins and her favorite, Gumballs. The loving mother took to Instagram, “Wow! My kids are so excited. Thank you, @TheSugarFactory!”

Sugar Factory currently has stores located at The Mirage Resort & Casino, Miracle Mile Shops inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, MGM Grand Hotel & Casino and Paris Las Vegas. Sugar Factory’s first East Coast restaurant and retail shop is now open and located in New York City’s Meatpacking District. The popular celebrity hotspot will soon open retail locations in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, Los Angeles and will expand internationally to Bahrain. For more information please visit www.SugarFactory.com, become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SugarFactorLV and follow on Twitter at @SugarFactory and Instagram at @TheSugarFactory.

Joseph and Victoria Wakile indulging in a Make A Wish Milkshake at Sugar Factory American Brasserie New York City
Joseph and Victoria Wakile indulging in a Make A Wish Milkshake at Sugar Factory American Brasserie New York City
Kathy and Richard Wakile sipping on a Sunshine Tea Goblet at Sugar Factory American Brasserie New York City
Kathy and Richard Wakile sipping on a Sunshine Tea Goblet at Sugar Factory American Brasserie New York City
 (L to R) Victoria, Kathy, Joseph and Richard Wakile celebrating Mother’s Day at Sugar Factory’s retail shop in New York City
(L to R) Victoria, Kathy, Joseph and Richard Wakile celebrating Mother’s Day at Sugar Factory’s retail shop in New York City

Photos: “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” star, Melissa Gorga, dines with Joe Gorga and cast mates at Meatball Spot

“The Real Housewives of New Jersey” star, Melissa Gorga, enjoyed a birthday feast at Meatball Spot inside Town Square Las Vegas on Friday afternoon.

Accompanied by her husband, Joe Gorga, and cast mates, Kathy and Rich Wakile, the bombshell and her group sampled “Top Chef” Carla Pellegrino’s classic Italian cuisine.

While Gorga sipped on a Strawberry Peach Sangria, the party of four shared the Tomato and Cucumber Salad and hearty Garbage Salad. As a main course, the Gorgas and Wakiles indulged in a half-tray of Sausage and Ricotta Pizza, and passed around bowls of Classic Meatballs with Classic Sauce, Chicken Meatballs with Parmesan Cream Sauce and Beef Meatballs topped with Spicy Meat Sauce and melted Provolone Cheese.

For dessert, the eatery surprised Gorga with a Birthday Cake milkshake. After one sip of Meatball Spot’s signature shake, the brunette beauty exclaimed, “I love this! This is incredible.”

Meatball Spot is open daily for lunch, dinner and late-night dining: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday through Sunday. Meatball Spot, located directly across from AMC Theatres at Town Square Las Vegas, remains open for special screenings and big opening nights. More information is available on the website, www.MeatballSpot.com, by calling 702.641.7768, on Twitter @meatballspot, and on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/MeatballSpot. Meatball Spot is available for parties and special events.