Hackensack Welcomes Italian Eatery; Other Dining News

Plus: A unique bakery comes to Montclair, and Bergenfield gets a fresh dessert spot.

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Forte Pizzeria & Ristorante, Hackensack

Hackensack recently welcomed a new Italian restaurant to its dining scene. Replacing Picco Tavern, Forte serves a variety of soups, salads, sandwiches, pastas and seafood in addition to pizza. The Hackensack location is Forte’s third eatery in the Garden State.
160 Prospect Avenue; 201-277-3400

Libélula Bakery + Kitchen, Montclair

A new bakery has set up shop on Montclair’s Fullerton Avenue. Libélula, which is Spanish for “dragonfly,” is offering a variety of breakfast and lunch dishes with Dominican, Peruvian and French flair.
5 North Fullerton Avenue; 973-707-2082

Frosty Cafe & Dessertery, Bergenfield

Frosty Cafe, which recently opened in Bergenfield, is serving up cakes, crepes, cupcakes, ice cream and plenty of other sweet treats. It replaces Zai’s Dessertery, which closed earlier this year.
108 North Washington Avenue; 201-771-7000

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