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NJM Restaurant Reviews

Yakitori 39


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Picnic on the Square


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Lucky Bones


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Krave Café


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NJM: Quick Bites

Rasoi II


Food: Indian


Best New Restaurants: Our 20 Top Picks

Jersey’s dynamic dining scene creates new restaurants at quite a clip. Here are our top 20 choices. Above, at Osteria in Moorestown, modern Italian includes swordfish with "risotto" made of cauliflower.

Table Hopping with Rosie
28. Jan 2015

Restaurant News

Walking on White Street in Red Bank, it’s possible to walk right past Dish and try the door of the neighbor, the Sweetest Sin Boutique. I did. But make no mistake, this the unostentatious BYOB in downtown Red Bank is a local favorite. And, if you want a table on a Friday or Saturday, you’d better make a reservation, because the 50-ish seat restaurant was standing-room-only by 7:30. And, for good reason.

Plain Sight: A Jerseyan's Photo Blog
27. Jan 2015

Unchain My Heart

Thought about buying a tractor, prior to the storm. Glad I didn't.

Soup to Nuts
26. Jan 2015

Enjoy the Super Bowl at the Beach

Snow everywhere in Jersey. Nonetheless, you can celebrate the Super Bowl on the beach in Sea Bright. In Driftwood Cabana Club's rebuilt, enclosed, all-weather tiki bar, "You kind of feel like you are on a cruise ship," says beverage director Beau Keegan, "because all you see is water.”

From the Editors
25. Jan 2015

Out of Africa...With a Frenzy

Early in Saturday night's American premiere of a work by the South African choreographer Robyn Orlin, the dancers of the all-male Senegalese troupe Jant-Bi begin to advance steadfastly toward and then literally into the audience--standing on the backs and armrests of occupied seats and striking a pose of invincible, unyielding bravado.

At that point, who could guess that this pinwheeling, sometimes perplexing, affair at Montclair State's Kasser Theater would culminate in a flood of joy uniting audience and performers?

Susan on Style
22. Jan 2015

This NJ Artist Turns Trash Into Upcycled Treasures

I'm inspired! Visit this cool Lambertville upcycling gallery and, next time you're tempted to toss everyday household junk into the trash can, you might think twice...

Garden State News
21. Jan 2015

NJ Bridges Face New Scrutiny

A deadly bridge collapse in Cincinnati has spurred new attention to the condition of New Jersey’s roads and bridges.

In This Issue

February 2015: Best New Restaurants

Jersey's dynamic dining scene creates new restaurants at a head-spinning clip. Here are 20 we can't resist. Plus, newcomers to watch out for in 2015!


Top Doctors

Jersey Choice: Top Doctors

These are the doctors who are most-often recommended by their peers. Is your doc on the list? Click here to access our Top Doctor's Database directly.

Top Schools

Education 2014: The State of Our Schools

New Jersey Monthly's bi-annual education issue includes our ranking of the best schools in the state, an exploration of school reform, an in-depth look at the new PARCC testing and plenty more!

Best Restaurants

The 25 Best Restaurants of 2014

Our annual list of the best restaurants New Jersey has to offer. You'll find some rising stars, and plenty of old favorites.

By Eric Levin

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