Restaurant Reviews

Dalto

December 3, 2008

Dalto regulars often know what they’re going to eat before they walk in the door. Part of that comes with knowing the small menu (though there are always tempting specials). But many put in requests when they make their reservations (a must on Friday and Saturday).

Eno Terra

November 20, 2008

In opening Eno Terra, its new Italian restaurant devoted to locally produced, sustainably farmed foods, the Terra Momo restaurant group… Read the rest

Sapori

November 11, 2008

Growing up in a village outside Palermo, Franco Lombardo’s grandmother learned two important lessons that she later passed on to… Read the rest

Painted Cottage Cafè 712 Haddon Ave, Collingswood paintedcottage.biz Hours: Tues-Sat, 7 am to 9 pm; Sun-Mon, 7 am to 3… Read the rest

Greek Taverna

November 6, 2008

“To me, tavernas are the soul of the Mediterranean,” says Peter Hajiyerou, a native of Cyprus who now lives in… Read the rest

Caffe Piazza

Quick Bite

November 3, 2008

Caffe Piazza 609 Route 206, Hillsborough 908-359-9494, caffepiazza.com Hours: Tues-Thurs, 11 am-9 pm; Fri-Sat, 11 am-10 pm; Sun, 2 pm-9… Read the rest

Food

Quick Bite

November 2, 2008

Food. 339 Springfield Ave, Summit 908-277-6222, foodinsummit.com Hours: Mon–Thurs, 9 am–3 pm, 5–9 pm; Fri, 9 am–3 pm, 5–10 pm;… Read the rest

Olive & Fig 161 Main Street, Flemington 908-782-5947, olivefigs.com Hours: Mon–Fri, 11 am to 9 pm; Sat, 5–9:30 pm; Sun,… Read the rest

Stamna

October 28, 2008

A small, framed, black-and-white photo hangs in the vestibule of Stamna, the fine nine-month-old Greek taverna a few doors south… Read the rest

Izakaya

October 15, 2008

In Japan, everyone eats, drinks, and socializes at casual pubs called izakayas. During a year in Japan, chef Michael Schulson fell in love with izakayas. Now he has created an eye-popping one of his own at the Borgata.

Bella Italia Ristorante 535 Central Ave, Orange 973-678-5538 bellaitaliarestaurantnj.com Hours: Tues—Thur, noon–10 pm; Fri, noon–1 pm; Sat, 4 pm–11 pm;… Read the rest

Bellisimo Ristorante 378 South Branch Rd Kings Bridge Center, Hillsborough 908-369-0032, bellisimonj.com Hours: Tues–Fri, 12–2:30 pm and 5-9 pm; Sat,… Read the rest

In warmer months, diners can sit on the balcony, listening to waves lap the shore. Inside, patrons dance to Gershwin,… Read the rest

Iron Hill Brewery 124 East Kings Highway (Route 41) Maple Shade 856-273-0300 ironhillbrewery.com/mapleshade Hours: Daily from 11 am Price: $$… Read the rest

The Treehouse 120 Merchant St, Audubon 856-547-3270, treehousecoffee.net Hours: Mon–Wed, 6 am to 9 pm; Thurs and Fri, 6 am–10… Read the rest

Tinos Barbeque and Grill 229 Littleton Rd, Parsippany 973-588-7979 Hours: Sun–Thurs, 11 am–9 pm; Fri and Sat, 11 am–10 pm.… Read the rest

The Blue Point Grill

September 30, 2008

At the four-seat raw bar facing the open kitchen, you can slurp down briny oysters and bask in the aroma… Read the rest

Café Panache

September 23, 2008

Can renovating the dining rooms and exterior of a restaurant also rejuvenate the food? It might not seem likely if… Read the rest

Farm 2 Bistro

September 20, 2008

Farm 2 Bistro 177 Franklin Avenue, Nutley   973-667-3276 farmtobistro.com Hours: Daily, 11 am – 10 pm Price: $ Style: Displays… Read the rest

Su Healthy Cuisine

August 18, 2008

Calvin Soh, owner of Su, is a vegetarian most of the time. But all of the time he is a… Read the rest