Florham Park Welcomes Mediterranean Eatery; Other Dining News

Plus: American Dream is getting a Peruvian infusion, while a popular Wall café just completed a makeover.

Taim Mediterranean Kitchen
Florham Park's new Mediterranean eatery features a customizable menu. Photo courtesy of Taim Mediterranean Kitchen

Restaurant Openings:

Taim Mediterranean Kitchen, Florham Park

A favorite on the New York City scene, Taim is crossing the Hudson this week. Its customizable menu includes pitas, bowls, salads and other options while drawing from 18 different spices. On Sundays, Taim offers a special Crave Combo—featuring a signature pita and fries for $10—as well as a Family Meal, a Mediterranean feast that feeds four to six people.
176 Columbia Turnpike, Florham Park; 973-295-6966

Jarana, East Rutherford

Expected to open in late March in the American Dream Mall, this restaurant from international Peruvian chef Gaston Acurio offers ceviche, stir fry, stews, desserts and charcoal rotisserie. The bar in the middle of the restaurant offers tropical cocktails with house-made syrups; there’s also an extensive wine list.
1 American Dream Way, East Rutherford; 833-263-7326

New lunch menu at Nami Nori, Montclair

This new Japanese restaurant began offering lunch on February 7. Available Tuesday through Saturday, the menu includes tuna poke, scallop temaki, coconut shrimp temaki, kanpachi pineapple temaki, fries with tomato tonkatsu, and spicy tuna dip with crispy rice chips.
378 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair; 201-292-1445

Rook Coffee, Wall Township

After a month-long renovation, this popular coffee chain has reopened its Wall location with a new layout. The shop first opened in 2014.
1924 NJ-35, Wall Township; 848-469-8340

86 & Vine, Norwood

An opening date has finally been set for this wine and cocktail parlor. 86 & Vine will begin welcoming guests during the last week of February. Choose from more than 300 spirits and 500 hand-picked wines, plus other cocktails and tapas-style bites.
519 Livingston Street, Norwood; 201-272-6767

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