September 12, 2012
With his brash Atlantic City steakhouse, Marc Forgione honors his trailblazing dad while carving a bigger name for himself.
August 30, 2012
Azure by Allegretti, one of the signature restaurants at the new Revel Resort in Atlantic City, impressed reviewer Pat Tanner on her first visit, soon after it opened. But by her second visit, certain things had changed. Did Pat's impression change? Read on to find out.
August 21, 2012
Mayor Cory Booker and other Newark movers-and-shakers often talk business over lunch at Nico Kitchen + Bar (formerly Theater Square Grill) in the NJPAC lobby. Executive chef Ryan DePersio (of Fascino in Montclair) has created a new menu in the style he calls "Italian without borders." How goes dinner? Read Karen Tina Harrison's review.
August 15, 2012
Did Montclair need another destination eatery (albeit one with a bar)? A hometown team shows the answer is yes.
July 24, 2012
"Fasten your seatbelt if you love this Cape May juggernaut," writes Pat Tanner in her review, "because it will be a bumpy ride." Our readers love 410 Bank, but Tanner, who fondly remembers the one-time innovator, was chagrined to see what it has become.
July 17, 2012
After folding his highly praised place in (215), Brian Held moved here, ditched formality and is winning new fans.
June 28, 2012
Saluté Brick Oven Bistro in Montclair has a look—and taste—intended to suggest an Italian farmhouse. Good things do come out of that oven, Pat Tanner writes in her review, but not everything would do an actual Italian farmhouse proud.
June 21, 2012
At Steak 38 in Cherry Hill, writes Jill P. Capuzzo in her review, you almost expect to find a Godfather-era mob boss or other power broker holding court from a corner banquette. Not only is the vibe retro, so is the food—and that, Jill reports, is mostly a good thing.
June 12, 2012
Sensing a shift in public mood, a leading Italian restaurant remakes itself in the more casual mode of a country osteria.
May 22, 2012
Satis Bistro in Jersey City, writes Pat Tanner in her review, combines the most beloved dishes of French bistros, Italian trattorias, Spanish tapas joints and Portuguese cafes. That's a lot to juggle, but by adding a modern twist, Tanner says, Satis succeeds more often than not.
May 18, 2012
Robin Damstra & Jim Salant rave about the food at El Tule, a family-owned-and-operated restaurant in the heart of Lambertville, serving authentic Mexican and Peruvian specialties. Don't miss the exciting ceviches, they say, or the traditional—and distinctively delicious—non-alcoholic drinks.
May 11, 2012
At The Diving Horse the season is short, so don’t wait to dive into some of the Shore’s most captivating food.
April 30, 2012
The Liberty House in Jersey City's Liberty State Park is situated right on the Hudson River, facing Lower Manhattan. Does the food and service live up to the view? Read Karen Tina Harrison's review for the answer.
April 17, 2012
Suzanne Zimmer Lowery reviews Gazelle Café and Bistro in Ridgewood, where two young chefs with no formal training are cooking with confidence.