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Rosie Saferstein is a food writer for njmonthly.com, the website for New Jersey Monthly magazine. Her column "Table Hopping With Rosie" features New Jersey restaurant news, food event listings, information about New Jersey chefs, and a list of New Jersey restaurants that have recently opened or closed. The page is updated Monday through Friday. More about Rosie

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Restaurant News

November 26, 2014 05:00 AM ET | Rosie Saferstein | Permanent Link

Wood-paneled walls, linoleum floors and depressing, shabby décor has not deterred customers from dining at Bevacqua’s Reservoir Tavern in Boonton, which opened in 1936. On a weekday night at 6 PM people were waiting for a table. Reservations are not taken but they have “call ahead seating.” Be sure to be there when your name is called.

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Food Events

November 25, 2014 05:00 AM ET | Rosie Saferstein | Permanent Link

Rosie dishes about delectable things to do, including a Benchmark Holiday Dinner (owners of the Heldrich Hotel and Christopher’s in New Brunswick) at the James Beard House in NYC, as well as other Food Events throughout New Jersey.

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Chefs in the News

November 24, 2014 05:00 AM ET | Rosie Saferstein | Permanent Link

Some of our favorite NJ chefs serve a Jersey Bounty dinner at the James Beard House in NYC.

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Food for Thought

November 21, 2014 05:00 AM ET | Rosie Saferstein | Permanent Link

On Fridays, Rosie serves a mixed stew of New Jersey food and dining information. Today, read about
A Curious Harvest
. This is not a cookbook; it's a beautiful reference book that advises how to use what you have on hand, rather than shopping for ingredients. 

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Openings and Closings

November 20, 2014 05:00 AM ET | Rosie Saferstein | Permanent Link

What’s on the opening menu at Picnic On The Square? Today, read about what chef Christine Nunn is serving and other restaurant openings and closings throughout New Jersey.

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Restaurant News

November 19, 2014 05:00 AM ET | Rosie Saferstein | Permanent Link

“Let’s go to a restaurant in a town we have never been to,” I said to Lowell. We grew up in New Jersey, lived here our whole lives and had never been to Carlstadt. A little research reminded us that Tina Louise, a Chinese restaurant, which we have been hearing about for years would be a good destination.

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