Restaurant Reviews

Cafe Madison

September 10, 2014

Café Madison in Riverside is a big place (145 seats) known for pricey porterhouse steaks and lobster tails. But as Jill P. Capuzzo writes in her review, it also offers a nightly $35 prix-fixe menu.

The Iron Room

September 3, 2014

A speakeasy-chic, small plates restaurant and bar in AC with an extensive brown liquor library.
Upscale Mediterranean fare and doting service abound at this restaurant in the heart of Somerset County.
At this quintessential summer stop for fresh seafood, people come straight from the beach to eat indoors or outside.
Shore Points Coastal BBQ is known for its Carolina-style pulled pork. But there's much more to munch on, including omelettes, waffles, queso fries, burgers and tacos.


August 5, 2014

This Stone Harbor seafood joint is at it’s best when it makes you feel you’re at the beach.­
A traditional South Jersey Italian joint that's not shy about it's owner's criminal past, this restaurant makes customers an offer they can't refuse.
An organic eatery and juice bar with the vibe of a coffee house.
A modern and elegant seafood establishment nestled in the upscale Riverside Square Mall.

Terre à Terre

July 21, 2014

Chef Todd Villani fills Terre à Terre (French for “down to earth”) with ethereal delights.
This restaurant's traditional Japanese decor and extensive sushi selection make it a perfect date spot.
With so many menu choices at this Italian joint, you can't go wrong!

infini-T Café

July 3, 2014

A zen-cool hangout with a spicy, Indian inspired vegetarian menu and teas from across the globe.
This bistro brings a friendly, casual vibe to tony Palmer Square, and it's personal pizzas and other Italian fare are sure to delight customers of all ages.

Sakura Bana

July 1, 2014

Sakura Bana serves such superb sushi that its devotees gladly wait on line on weekends, accept tables with paper placemats and service that can be forgetful.


June 30, 2014

Amuse resembles a bistro in its comfy, cheerful setting and its relaxed, unfussy service. But its expert execution of classic dishes make this spot something special.
Toni's Treats & Eats in Malaga (near Vineland, in Gloucester County) makes its own ice cream in 51 flavors. Build your own parfaits or create a custom ice cream sandwich. First have lunch—15 grilled-cheese sandwiches, about 15 hot dog concoctions.


June 16, 2014

High style, a river view and Peter Larsen’s food give Edgewater dining a new edge.

Estia Taverna

May 29, 2014

The more casual off-shoot of Estia in Philadelphia, this South Jersey spot is teeming with traditional Greek treats.

LP Steak

May 19, 2014

A twist on the traditional steak house, LP Steak adopts a down-market hipster style while also paying careful attention to their seafood, sides and starters.