Author: Eric Levin

Eric Levin, New Jersey Monthly’s deputy editor/dining editor, is an award-winning photographer whose work has been exhibited in New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts and Texas. His most recent show, "Vehicular," took place at the Majestic Theater Condominium Gallery in Jersey City in 2019. His books of photography include Vehicular (2016), Unscheduled Stops (2014), Pink's Peak (2013) and Souls Have Shapes (2011).
Chef César Sotomayor's side-street storefront is worth a visit. 

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The best restaurants in New Jersey span the state with all types of cuisine, from modern American at 1776 by David Burke in Morristown to French at Faubourg in Montclair.

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Fresh seafood and Victorian charm abound. Plus, choices run the gamut from pancakes and pizza to fine dining in posh settings.

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Burke is also set to officiate his son Connor's wedding Memorial Day Weekend—and make the wedding cake.

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Over the last decade, Asbury Park's restaurant scene has become one of the most dynamic in the state. Here are our top picks for where to eat.

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The dining scene in this cozy, cosmopolitan suburb is on all but full display within a few blocks of its train station. Here are our top picks for where to eat.

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Home to one of South Jersey's great restaurant scenes, Collingswood offers an array of dining options. Here are our top picks for where to eat.

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Princeton's restaurant scene is varied and vibrant. Here are our top picks for where to eat.

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Morristown has evolved into one of the state's most vibrant restaurant towns. Here are our top picks for where to eat.

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Jersey City is home to one of the most exciting restaurant scenes in the state. Here are our top picks for where to eat.

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