Nobu, Atlantic City
The acclaimed sushi restaurant has begun taking reservations at its newest location inside Caesars. Boasting views of the Atlantic, this Nobu location offers such signature dishes as black cod miso, rock shrimp tempura, yellowtail jalapeño and toro tartare. There’s also an extensive list of whiskey, sake and wine. Guests can make reservations online. The restaurant is set to open October 21.
2100 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City; 609-348-4411
Birdsmouth Beer, Oceanport
Jersey’s newest brewery is located in the renovated Fort Monmouth Commissary. The 2,000-square-foot operation is led by brewer Andy Gioia. Currently it offers four lagers, including Birdsmouth Hoppy Pilsner, Oktoberfest, Dark Lager and Original Lager. Opens Thursday and Friday at 4 pm, and Saturday and Sunday at noon. Brews are available to go and can also be found at local eateries.
675 Oceanport Way (The Commissary at Baseline), Oceanport; 973-352-2842
Nami Nori, Montclair
With two locations in New York City under its belt, this popular Japanese restaurant has opened its first location in the Garden State. Popular for its temaki sushi (rolled into a cone shape), Nami Nori’s offerings also include spicy crab and crispy calamari. This Jersey location serves dishes that are exclusive to Montclair, including heirloom tomato salad, honey butter corn ribs and braised bamboo shoots. Open for dinner Tuesday–Saturday, 5–9:30 pm. Lunch coming soon.
378 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair; 201-292-1455
True Food Kitchen, Edison
Edison has become True Food Kitchen’s 43rd location nationwide. The restaurant includes a seasonal menu with sustainable and healthy options, as well as outdoor patios, indoor seating and a to-go section. The menu offers items such as Tuscan kale salad, edamame dumplings, roasted branzino and banana pancakes. For drinks, sip apple lemonade, hibiscus limeade, kale-aid and cocktails. Open Monday–Thursday, 11 am–9 pm; Friday, 11 am–10 pm; Saturday–Sunday, 10 am–9 pm. Lunch, brunch and dinner are also available for takeout.
1521B US-1, Edison; 732-289-9955