Artichoke Basille’s Pizza Expands to New Brunswick; Other Dining News

Plus: The Table at 3 Acres opens in Jersey City, while Ruthie’s Bar-B-Q & Pizza in Montclair shutters after 16 years.

A pepperoni pizza, an artichoke pizza, and a cheese pizza with fresh basil.
Artichoke Basille’s Pizza offers classic and unique pizza toppings, cooked in a tiled pizza oven. Photo: courtesy of Artichoke Basille’s Pizza.


Artichoke Basille’s Pizza, New Brunswick

New Jerseyans can now get a slice of New York pizza right in New Brunswick. Artichoke Basille’s Pizza will open its third New Jersey location on August 30. The flagship location in Manhattan’s East Village, opened in 2008 by fourth-generation pizza makers, has received visits from celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio and Justin Bieber. The famous, fast-casual pizza chain is known for its large slices of pizza and namesake Artichoke Pie. The New Brunswick location is one of 16 locations throughout the United States.
104 Easton Avenue; 201-375-4757

The Table at 3 Acres, Jersey City

Chef Daniel Latham is bringing his upscale casual restaurant to the Jersey City restaurant scene. With an emphasis on presence and connection, the space features a 25-foot acacia gathering table that can accommodate 30 people. Guests can expect American fare, signature cocktails and an extensive craft beer and wine list. Fans of the recently closed Latham House will find many favorites from its menu at the Table.
400 Claremont Avenue; 201-365-3333

Playa Bowls, Hackensack

Playa Bowls has opened its newest location in Hackensack. Known for serving acai bowls, smoothies and juices, the popular chain continues to expand throughout the Garden State.
150 Main Street Suite #2; 201-830-1782

Just Salad, Morristown

A fast-casual salad chain has opened its newest location in Morristown. In addition to to salads, the menu includes bowls, wraps, toasts and soups.
191 East Hanover Avenue, Unit E 1; 866-673-3757


Ruthie’s Bar-B-Q & Pizza, Montclair

A community favorite announced its sudden closure after 16 years in business. In addition to serving up slices and all things barbecue, Ruthie’s operated as a space for live music.
64 Chestnut Street

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