Author: Karen Tina Harrison
April 21, 2016
Thai West's French-trained chef Veera Premon came to America from Bangkok in 1972. His new restaurant shows moments of brilliance, also inconsistency.
February 4, 2016
After a so-so sojourn at Lake Hopatcong, chef David Drake returns to stellar form at a new pub hard by the Hudson River.
January 20, 2016
Umeya in Cresskill has one of the most devoted cast of regulars, including many chefs. The reason is simple: extraordinary sushi, much of it from Japan.
January 7, 2016
The chef of Just Restaurant in Old Bridge turns familiar favorites into fun new foods, just by adding imagination and verve.
December 3, 2015
David Viana, after stints under several top chefs, now leads his own crew. His Kitchen at Grove Station is worth a stop.
August 27, 2015
Wolfgang Zwiener spent 40 years at the venerable Peter Luger steakhouse in Brooklyn and began opening his own steakhouses in 2004. This is Jersey's first Wolfgang's Steakhouse, in Somerville.
July 23, 2015
Chef Dale Talde, a first-gen Filipino-American from Chicago, made his name with Asian fusion in Brooklyn, serving mashups like the McBao. Does his Jersey City post hold up?
July 2, 2015
An Israeli chef brings a modern sensibility to the foods and flavors of his homeland, the Middle East and the Mediterranean.