Restaurant News

NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK

The Embankment, 234 10th Street, Jersey City, recently opened under executive chef Bryan Gregg. Some “I want to try that” items on the seasonal American menu are: roasted littleneck clams with bacon; charcuterie plate; roasted black cod; and lamb loin with broccolini flowers and pureed yams. For reservations call 201-222-6115.

Chef/owner Josh Bernstein named his newly opened BYO, 9 North, 37 Berdan Avenue, Wayne, after Route 9 in Hyde Park, New York, where he graduated from the Culinary Institute of America. Bernstein’s contemporary American menu includes: duck confit with baby frisée, Gorgonzola, and Asian pears; grilled dry-aged sirloin with truffled “mac and cheese”; roasted salmon; and pancetta-wrapped monkfish. A $30 three-course menu is available Tuesdays through Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. Java lovers will be pleased to learn that French-press coffee is served. For reservations call 973-832-4284.

Every Thursday and Friday evening from 7 to 11 PM, the new Acoustics in the Attic at David Burke Fromagerie, 26 Ridge Road, Rumson, will present live music, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, and a light-bites bar menu. For more information call 732-842-8088.

DEAL OF THE WEEK

During April and May, the Ho-Ho-Kus Inn, 1 East Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus, is offering a complimentary glass of wine, cocktail, or nonalcoholic beverage with the purchase of an entrée. For reservations call 201-445-4115.

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