Author: Karen Tina Harrison
April 29, 2019
At his new restaurant, chef Juan Placencia draws freely from Central and South America to delightful effect.
December 18, 2018
SEAK (Southeast Asian Kitchen) in Edgewater, serves mostly Vietnamese and Thai food in a colorful contemporary space with a few tables offering Hudson River views.
November 1, 2018
Chef and bicyclist Anthony DeVanzo balances tradition and creativity at his refined Italian BYO.
August 14, 2018
That’s the vibe that restaurateur Eddy Sujak says he was shooting for in opening Sofia in Englewood. On a largely Italian menu, the steaks are worthy of high praise. The rest ranges from good to needs-some-work
May 30, 2018
Opened in 2016, White Maple Café in Ridgewood has found a following. But under its current chef, it still needs to raise its game in the kitchen and be more informed and polished in service.
April 2, 2018
With an assist by his sensei, a sushi protégé with a gift for presentation mixes creativity and tradition at his own elegant restaurant.
March 8, 2018
At 17 Summer in Lodi, the Cuccia siblings, Joseph (the chef) and Jenna (the manager), have turned a low-key storefront in a low-key neighborhood into a “modern European” restaurant.
On its silver anniversary, Stage Left’s founders rebranded their iconic restaurant as a steak house. Good move.