February 4, 2014
After putting aside his cuisine dreams for nine years, Tom Finnelli has finally opened his own New American BYO Mémoire in Ridgewood.
At Samba Montclair, chef and owner Ilson Gonçalves pays homage to his grandmother's kitchen with a homey, Brasileiro menu.
January 20, 2014
The concept: “Amazing food without preaching.” Add a sexy space, nice price and cocktails, and you’ll forget it’s vegan.
January 14, 2014
At Sergio's, an Italian BYO in Clifton, the action is not on the menu but in the specials. The waiter will read you the list. Be patient. The list is long, but worth paying attention to.
January 8, 2014
Reaching beyond the familiar dishes of his native region, a chef strives to bring India’s culinary diversity to the table.
A southern-inspired, new American BYO that boasts local Jersey ingredients and a down-home atmosphere.
December 5, 2013
Three veterans of Rosa Mexicano set out to channel the lively flavors and casual vibe of Mexico City in a place of their own. So far, so bueno.
October 31, 2013
A master of Spanish tapas, chef Jose Garces has opened a fourth restaurant at the Revel Resort in Atlantic City. Joining his tapas temple, Amada, his taco stand, Distrito Cantina, and his retro tavern, Village Whiskey, is a dim sum and Asian noodle joint, Yuboka.
The grandson of a chef who cooked for Deng Xiaoping, chef Lin Qing Xiang (who answers to Kevin) started his training in the city of Cheng Du at age 13. At his restaurant named for his home city, Cheng Du 23, on Route 23 in Wayne, you can count on consistently excellent Szechuan cuisine.
October 24, 2013
Fleeing the summit of fine dining, Matt Ridgway swept floors and made prosciutto. Now he’s back, boldly elevating the basics.
October 1, 2013
A bright and cozy cafe with a tourist bureau motif, Blue Fig Cafe exists to honor the foods of the Northern and Eastern Mediterranean.
September 26, 2013
At Strip House, the wet-aged, prime steaks star, with strong support from side dishes and “naughty” decor.